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Relationship between Drinking Frequency and Carcass Traits in Yearling Feedlot Cattle

Authors
  • Garland R. Dahlke (Iowa State University)
  • W. Darrell Busby (Iowa State University)
  • Dallas L. Maxwell (Iowa State University)

Abstract

Normal variation in cattle drinking behavior regarding drinking frequency cannot be used to estimate finished carcass characteristics, however there is some relationship between frequency early in the feeding period and overall average daily gain.

Keywords: ASL R2501

How to Cite:

Dahlke, G. R., Busby, W. D. & Maxwell, D. L., (2010) “Relationship between Drinking Frequency and Carcass Traits in Yearling Feedlot Cattle”, Iowa State University Animal Industry Report 7(1). doi: https://doi.org/10.31274/ans_air-180814-559

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Published on
01 Jan 2010
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