1996 Beef and Bison Production Field Day

TABLE OF CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

AGENDA

THE BEEF COW/CALF ENTERPRISE

Feed intake and performance of beef calves fed creep feed with dried corn gluten feed and wheat midds
V.L. Anderson and D.V. Dhuyvetter

A comparison of a totally mixed ration vs hand feeding for growing replacement heifer calves
V.L. Anderson

THE BEEF FEEDLOT

Performance and economic comparison of finishing calves in North Dakota using corn or barley or in Kansas using corn as major ration ingredients
V.L. Anderson, K.F. Hoppe, H. Hughes, K. Froelich, and K. Alderin

Intake and digestibility of wheat midds as pellets or meal at two levels in finishing diets for yearling steers
V. L. Anderson

Feedlot performance of yearling steers fed wheat midds in finishing diets
V. L. Anderson

THE BISON FEEDLOT

Effects of season and diet, including costs, on feedlot performance of bison
Bryan Miller and Vern Anderson

Comparison of energy level, corn type, and corn processing for bison bulls in the feedlot during four seasons of the year
Bryan Miller and Vern Anderson

Current Practices and Priorities of Bison Feeders in the Northern Plains
V.L. Anderson and Dennis Sexhus

SPECIAL ARTICLES

North Dakota Feedlot School
Kurt Froelich

Taste panel evaluation of steaks and ground beef
from steers fed crambe meal
V.L. Anderson, P.T. Berg and E.T. Holm

Nutrient requirements of beef cattle
Karl Hoppe

Evaluating the feedlot and carcass performance of North Dakota calves
Karl Hoppe

Future research