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Quality beef from heifers - Part 1. The effect of organic wheat-common vetch whole-crop silage on the performance and carcass and meat quality of beef heifers

{Project} Quality beef from heifers - Part 1. The effect of organic wheat-common vetch whole-crop silage on the performance and carcass and meat quality of beef heifers. [Laatulihaa hiehoista - Osa 1. Luomukasvustosta valmistettu vehnä-rehuvirnasäilörehu teuraaksi kasvatettavien hereford-hiehojen vieroituksen jälkeisessä ruokinnassa.] Runs 2002 - 2004. Project Leader(s): Manninen, Merja, MTT Agrifood Research Finland.

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Summary

Part 1. The purpose of this experiment is to study the effects of organic wheat-common vetch whole-crop silage on the performance and carcass and meat quality of Hereford beef heifers. Four treatments in a 2 × 2 factorial arranged design consist of the two type of silages (organic grass silage vs. organic wheat-common vetch whole-crop silage) and two levels of concentrates (0 vs. 2.0 - 1.0 kg DM/day/heifer).


EPrint Type:Project description
Keywords:heifers, feeding, ecological production, carcass quality, meat quality, whole-crop silage, common wetch
Subjects: Animal husbandry > Feeding and growth
Animal husbandry > Production systems > Beef cattle
Research affiliation: Finland > Other organizations
Finland > MTT Agrifood Research
Research funders: Finland > Other organizations
Finland > MTT Agrifood Research
Location:31600 Jokioinen
www.mtt.fi
Start Date:1 January 2002
End Date:29 December 2004
Deposited By: Nykänen, Senior Scientist Arja
ID Code:5719
Deposited On:16 Sep 2005
Last Modified:20 Aug 2009 14:27

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