Table 19. Spring grazing trial: Performance of yearling steers on crested wheatgrass and crested wheatgrass-alfalfa pastures during spring grazing period from May 8 to June 29, 1959.
Pasture
No.
Type of pasture No.
of steers
Acres
per pasture
Days
on pasture
Average initial weight per steer Average final weight
per steer
Average seasonal gain per head Average daily gain per head Gain
per
acre
1 Crested whtgr. 6 8 52 528 661 133 2.56 99.8
3 Crested whtgr. 6 8 52 529 671 142 2.73 106.5
Average 1 & 3 6 8 52 528 666 138 2.64 103.2
2 Crested-alfalfa 6 8 52 524 641 117 2.25 117.0
4 Crested-alfalfa 6 8 52 523 631 108 2.08 108.0
Average 2 & 4 6 8 52 523 636 113 2.17 112.5