000264175 001__ 264175
000264175 005__ 20171011235335.0
000264175 037__ $$a1871-2017-5243
000264175 041__ $$aeng
000264175 260__ $$c2005
000264175 269__ $$a2005-07-10
000264175 300__ $$a8
000264175 336__ $$aConference Paper/ Presentation
000264175 520__ $$aThirteen Katahdin (KT) sired male lambs were weaned at 60 days, placed in individual pens and fed on a mixture of commercial feed pellets (14% CP) and sugar cane bagasse. Each ram was randomly assigned to one of 4 groups. Animals in each group were reared to mean live-weights (± 1 kg) of 35 kg (Group 1), 40 kg (Group 2), 45 kg (Group 3) and 50 kg (Group 4). Average daily gain (ADG), feed conversion ratio (FCR), total feed cost per unit weight gained as well as dressing percentage was not significantly different (P>0.05) among groups. Based on these indices as well as the significantly (P<0.01) longer post weaning period required to attain the respective live-weights associated with the significantly greater (P< 0.01) deposition of belly fat and the relatively low increases in income over feed costs, it is recommended that KT crossbred lambs be slaughtered upon attaining a live-weight of 35 kg.
000264175 542__ $$fBy depositing this Content ('Content') in AgEcon Search, I agree that  I am solely responsible for any consequences of uploading this Content to AgEcon Search and making it publicly available, and I represent and warrant that: I am either the sole creator and the owner of the copyrights and all other rights in the Content; or, without obtaining another’s permission, I have the right to deposit the Content in an archive such as AgEcon Search. To the extent that any portions of the Content are not my own creation, they are used with the copyright holder’s express permission or as permitted by law. Additionally, the Content does not infringe the copyrights or other intellectual property rights of another, nor does the Content violate any laws or another’s rights of privacy or publicity. The Content contains no restricted, private, confidential, or otherwise protected data or information that should not be publicly shared. I understand that AgEcon Search will do its best to provide perpetual access to my Content. In order to support these efforts, I grant the Regents of the University of Minnesota ('University'), through AgEcon Search, the following non-exclusive, irrevocable, royalty-free, world-wide rights and licenses: to access, reproduce, distribute and publicly display the Content, in whole or in part, in order to secure, preserve and make it publicly available, and to make derivative works based upon the Content in order to migrate the Content to other media or formats, or to preserve its public access. These terms do not transfer ownership of the copyright(s) in the Content. These terms only grant to the University the limited license outlined above.
000264175 546__ $$aEnglish
000264175 650__ $$aLivestock Production/Industries
000264175 650__ $$aProduction Economics
000264175 6531_ $$aKatahdin
000264175 6531_ $$asheep
000264175 6531_ $$aslaughter weight
000264175 6531_ $$adressing percentage
000264175 6531_ $$acarcass traits
000264175 700__ $$aHosein, Ansari
000264175 700__ $$aJohn, Michelle
000264175 700__ $$aGibson, Norman
000264175 700__ $$aRamlal, Harry
000264175 700__ $$aNeckles, Floyd
000264175 8560_ $$fweidm015@umn.edu
000264175 8564_ $$s3606578$$uhttp://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/264175/files/56.pdf
000264175 8564_ $$s2578694$$uhttp://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/264175/files/56.pdf?subformat=pdfa$$xpdfa
000264175 980__ $$a1871