Table 12. Corn silage Vs. corn and cob meal for big yearlings.
Corn silage lot Corn and cob meal lot
Initial wt. 921 921
Final wt. 1154 1173
Days on feed 139 139
Av. daily gain 1.68 1.82
Av. daily ration
Corn silage 60 0
Corn and cob meal 0 19.5
Ground barley 6. 0
Alfalfa hay 2.5 5.7
Soybean meal 1.5 1.5
Bonemeal & salt, 3:1 .27 .27
Feed per 100 lb. gain
Corn silage 3546 0
Corn and cob meal 0 1072
Ground barley 355 0
Alfalfa hay 149 316
Soybean meal 89 83
Bonemeal & salt, 3:1 16 15
Feed cost per 100 lb. gain $24.72 $20.33
Selling price per 100 24.55 24.40
On the hoof grades 4 G., 2 std. 1 ch., 3 G.,
2 std.
Return per hd. above feed $-.40 $10.28