Feedlotting Lambs

A Producer's Guide
Product Number: EB00771139
Released: Oct 11, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780643100084
Publisher: Landlinks Press
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Description

Lambs need high energy and protein levels and optimum conditions in which to grow rapidly. Now, with the increasing need to supply lambs all year round to meet market expectations, producers are more often turning to feedlotting lambs. This guide offers realistic advice for producers who are considering feedlotting lambs where all nutrients are supplied, movement is restricted, and shade and water are provided. It will also be useful where supplementary feeding of grain, hay or other nutrients is used to lift the available nutrition to a level sufficient for maintenance, growth or production of the animal. Feedlotting Lambs provides an understanding of the principles of nutrition, management issues and finishing lambs in order to meet market specifications.

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Genre: Science
Original Publish Date: Nov 25, 2003

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