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Estimating Beef Cow Maintenance Efficiency with a Fasting Protocol

Authors
  • Garland R. Dahlke (Iowa State University)
  • Daniel D. Loy (Iowa State University)

Abstract

A fasting protocol seems to provide a simple means by which the maintenance efficiency of a cow in a given contemporary group could be assessed relative to her herd mates and provide a means by which the herdsman can screen, rank and select cows that are efficient in terms of maintaining themselves.

Keywords: ASL R2769

How to Cite:

Dahlke, G. R. & Loy, D. D., (2013) “Estimating Beef Cow Maintenance Efficiency with a Fasting Protocol”, Iowa State University Animal Industry Report 10(1). doi: https://doi.org/10.31274/ans_air-180814-695

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Published on
01 Jan 2013
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