Effect of shipping and chromium supplementation on performance, immune response, and disease resistance of steers.

@article{Kegley1997EffectOS,
  title={Effect of shipping and chromium supplementation on performance, immune response, and disease resistance of steers.},
  author={Elizabeth B. Kegley and Jerry W Spears and Talmage T. Brown},
  journal={Journal of animal science},
  year={1997},
  volume={75 7},
  pages={
          1956-64
        }
}
Forty-eight Angus crossbred steers (263 +/- 2 kg initial BW) were blocked by weight and randomly assigned within weight group to treatment. Treatments consisted of control or .4 mg of supplemental Cr as Cr-nicotinic acid complex/kg of DM. Steers were fed diets containing 90% corn silage (DM basis) and 10% of a soybean meal-mineral-vitamin supplement. After 56 d on the dietary treatment, half of the steers in each treatment were transported 343 km and unloaded in an unfamiliar location. The next… CONTINUE READING
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