feedlot facilites, steers, heifers, bed-pack confinement, dirt-mound pens, partially-covered pens
Opportunities Farm allows comparisons of different feedlot facilities located on one site for use in teaching and outreach. The three facilities are: 1) bed-pack confinement, 2) dirt-mound open pens, and 3) partially-covered pens. The first cattle were placed in Opportunities Farm in February 2004. There have been 3,023 head of steers and heifers marketed from Opportunities Farm through June 2006.
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South Dakota State University
Copyright © 2006 South Dakota State University
Loe, Erik; Pritchard, Robbi; and Loewe, Matt, "Opportunities Farm Update" (2006). South Dakota Beef Report, 2006. 16.