Soil Ingestion by Cattle Grazing Crested Wheatgrass

Mayland, H.F. and Shewmaker, G.E. and Bull, R.C. (1977) Soil Ingestion by Cattle Grazing Crested Wheatgrass. Journal of Range Management. 30(4):264-265.


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Soil ingestion rates were determined using four 350-kg esophageal fistulated heifers. Soil concentrations in feces, as determined indirectly by titanium analysis, averaged 14 and 20% in June and August, respectively. Calculated soil ingestion rates were 0.73 and 0.99 kg/animal-day for the two respective periods.

Item Type: Article
NWISRL Publication Number: 0390
Subjects: Animal
Irrigated crops > Grass forage
Mass Import - autoclassified (may be erroneous)
Depositing User: Dan Stieneke
Date Deposited: 20 Nov 2010 21:51
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2017 17:20
Item ID: 329

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