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DECCOX-MINERAL FEEDING STUDIES--OKMUlGEECOUNTY,OKLAHOMA

@inproceedings{Barnes1985DECCOXMINERALFS,
  title={DECCOX-MINERAL FEEDING STUDIES--OKMUlGEECOUNTY,OKLAHOMA},
  author={K. Barnes and K. Lusby and D. Taylor},
  year={1985}
}
Two tri al s with 100 heifers each were conducted to determine the effectiveness of Deccox (decoquinate), a coccidiostat, on sickness and wei ght gai n of newly-arri ved stocker cattle. Studies were conducted from November to February on a ranch near Okmulgee, Oklahoma. Deccoxfed heifers gained about .5 lb/day faster (P<.Ol) and had less sickenss than Control heifers. Some bloody stools, indicating coccidiosis, were noted for Control heifers in both trials. Cocc i di os is is a common occurance… Expand