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Image 62 of Annual report. 1926

Part of Kentucky Agricultural Experiment Station

g ? -~-` 4, F Q A » V Q- 5, 14 Kentucky Bulletin N0. 264 é;-‘ Y Ii I `¥ . 'I ma`orit · of these steers were ood to choice white-faced feeders. . V;_.__ _,_p, II J y QI ‘_§i—I;°`_ __QI§ I II During the eighteen mile drive to the Experiment Station farm · · 9} 2 _ II they shrank 52 pounds a head. r I if FII I The experiment was not started until the cattle had become ~ - .·L . . . . I Q I;~;.‘ . Il accustomed to their feed and had regained this shr1nk. 5; TABLE VII. 2%; I A I r Fe 6 5 na 2}/;;; o C S Shelled I Clover _ $5} p ··’· Silage rsésgi Corn Hay I ;~;Vi:f.;i¢·;_jI;j; Per Cent Per Cent Per Cent i°Z"i· il I I I I ;_I$;I ~ Protein ................................ 3.27 I 41.62 I 9.50 I 9.50 Fat ........................................ 1.37 7.45 I 3.97 I 2.83 4; Fiber .................................... 8.12 8.83 I 2.12 I 26.80 3 · EF Water .................................. 59.86 8.67 I 13.57 I 11.36 _ Ash ........................................ I 1.93 6.46 I 1.27 I 5.05 Nitrogen-free extract ...... I 25.45 26.97 I 69.57 I 44.46 *Tl1e analyses were made by Howell D. Spears of the Feed Control De- I-_· ·;··g_j;. jg _ii¤_§; _ partment. l—"‘¥. tf} Z ' `. _ — III.‘ ~ These ligures show that the silage, cottonseed meal and J clover hay contained less moisture than the feeds used in the pre- ceding year, while the corn contained more water. ii TABLE vIII. I.: —:·~r’.[—;_A;;_» - ¤ Average Amount of Feed Consumed Daily Per Head by Fattening F Steers. November 3, 1922, to March 5, 1923, Inclusive (123 days). Lvll 5 _· Shelled Corn I; .,.. .1 .6. Lot 6 ° Cottonseed shelled com — COI;/I(§8I‘Iag€ Cottonseed A — ’ I (70 days*) M6?] I 4; w e I Corn Sxlage I wii ie Clover Hay Straw <63 ¤ayS*> I I I Stmw j November 3—December 2 (30 days) I I Shelled corn .............................................. 7.04 lbs. 7.04 lbS· v_:g?@`·r`\¤»eQ@ _,;4;$Ii I Cottonseed meal ...................................... 2.281bs. I 2.281bS. _ Corn silagg ................................................ I 49.40 lbs. I 49.83 lbS· Straw .......................................................... I 1.90 lbs. I 1.841bS· S .. in- ‘·: _ · I

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