Table 9. Wintering Heifer Calves - 2 years data
1958-59 1957-58
No. of calves 11 18
Initial wt. 276.8 296.4
Final wt. 571.4 589.7
Av. daily gain 1.56 1.59
Days on feed 189 184
Daily Feed Consumption
Corn silage 21.3 24.9
Alfalfa hay 1.5 1.5
Ground oats 3.0 3.0
Soybean meal 1.0 1.0
Bonemeal & salt, 3:1 .2 .2
Feed per 100 lb. gain
Corn silage 1357 1564
Alfalfa hay 95 94
Ground oats 191.5 187.1
Soybean meal 63.8 62.4
Bonemeal & salt, 3:1 12.7 12.5
Feed cost per 100 lb. gain $12.31 $12.85