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Thesis - University Access Only
Master of Science (MS)
Department / School
Donald C. Taylor
The overall objective of this thesis is to determine the economics of feeding beef cattle high energy, restricted intake rations versus traditional backgrounding rations. Specific objectives are to: (1) Determine the economic performance of cattle fed RES versus TRA growing and finishing diets in SDSU feeding trials and analyze the effects of changing feedstuff prices on feed cost per pound of gain. (2) Determine whole-farm impacts from farmers following TRA versus RES growing programs (a) in eastern versus western South Dakota, (b) in large versus small farm-feedlots, and (c) for cattle fed only through backgrounding versus through finishing periods.
Library of Congress Subject Headings
Beef cattle -- Feeding and feeds -- Economic aspects -- South Dakota
South Dakota State University
Wong, Sie Yen, "Whole-Farm Impacts of High Energy, Restricted Intake Cattle Rations" (1991). Electronic Theses and Dissertations. 5452.