Wintering steer calves on rations high in rice straw
California Agriculture 26(11):14-15.
Published November 01, 1972
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High levels of rice straw can be utilized by wintering cattle provided that the straw is fortified with appropriate protein, mineral and vitamin supplements. The rations should preferably be cubed to prevent the animals from sorting out the ingredients—and a binder is needed to prepare a good quality cube.