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Image 68 of Annual report. 1926

Part of Kentucky Agricultural Experiment Station

\•-·;,-. · . *3 , § is 34 ll 1 T f*f_5Q`_}jo; 20 Kentucky Bulletin N0. 264 Cost of feeds: Silage, $5.50 a ton; shelled corn S50 a bushel; clover é; hay $20 a ton; cottonseed meal $50 a ton; straw $8 a ton iQfjjfiE:;?V",» H Gain or loss per steer during the ten days required to change the I * il ._ Q?f;.f._;_i§·- H . . . Y rreater tl1an for Lot 6. Tl1e difference 1n tllé neeessar selling E·».’Z *2;* * :‘ {° 2; ’ rice was onl 15 cents er cwt. com ared witl1 30 cents in the .. ,. ,.._ Q __ ll P Y P P ·.+.:3.$’..~*.:. i » · »- ;»{‘_,j;;;g;;Q zi first year. The steers 1n Lot o were valued at 10 cents per cwt. Q more than those i11 Lot 6. They were slightly fatter. Tl1e if steers in Lot 5 lost 83 cents more a head than the steers in Lot . { 6. This is n1ucl1 less difference than in the first experiment, tho ?¤ ‘ · ' the advantage there was 111 favor of Lot 6. The l1ogs received no ZEGGCL other than that wh1cl1 they picked up in the droppings. During the early part of the experiment 1 three hogs were used. These were later replaced by nine others. · All hogs were give11 the freedom of both lots. With tl1e pork T . valued at $8.00 per ewt. the loss for each steer was lessened ` ``` Y · v ; 1 s.·;1.1.1Ne DATA Phe experiment closed 011 Mareli 5. 'lhe steers were not .ij<;@`$ ` . · . . . . . 1 sold until March 19. In preparing the steers for shipping the ¥>~ $.2 · ` . . 45 * corn, cottonseed meal and silage were reduced one-half w1tl1 the tx? ·*" .` - . , . A Aj c evening feed oi; March 16 a11d the lllOI'1l111g feed of March 11. ig-= At the evening feed of March 16 one bale of tnnothy hay was fed each lot. At 2 p. 1n. on March 17 the steers were weighed driven to the stock yards in Lexington, and loaded out for Cin- · cnmati. They arrived lll C.lll("lll]l{Il-1 Sunday n1orn1ng and were 1*;:% .`*~‘ i.`." I . , . les; sold l\·londav iuoriung. Table kll shows the weights and ·x l1<`· .?~ ‘=‘l~i ` Y ¤ *T»,

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