Stockwater"s effect on cattle performance on the high desert

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Agricultural Experiment Station, Oregon State University , Corvallis, Ore
Hydrology, Rangeland., Cattle -- Oregon -- Performance records., Cattle -- Oregon -- Feeding and f
StatementForrest A. Sneva, L.R. Rittenhouse, V.E. Hunter.
SeriesStation bulletin / Agricultural Experiment Station, Oregon State University -- 625., Station bulletin (Oregon State University. Agricultural Experiment Station) -- 625.
ContributionsRittenhouse, Larry Ronald, 1940-, Hunter, V. E., Oregon State University. Agricultural Experiment Station.
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Open LibraryOL17717866M

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In this study comparing the effect of water sources on average daily gain (ADG), cows, calves and steers on pasture gained significantly more pounds per day when supplied with water pumped to a trough vs.

drinking directly from a pond (dugout).Author: Caitlin Hebbert. A study was conducted to examine the effects of water source on cattle production and behavior, to determine the relationship of selected chemical and biological constituents on the observed.

The effect Stockwaters effect on cattle performance on the high desert book water treatment on cattle performance was tested in 2 experiments, one with steers (Y earling experiment) and a second with cow–calf pairs (Cow–Calf e xperiment), at a site 8 km.

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