Effects of high - oil corn and mill - run corn plus added fat on performance and carcass characteristics of finishing beef steers

Abstract

Recent advances in genetic modification of plants have resulted in the potential to markedly alter the nutrient content of cereal grains. One example that has arisen from traditional plant breeding methods is the development of high-oil varieties of corn. The effect, however, of such changes in the nutrient content of corn and other cereal grains on their feeding value for beef cattle is largely unknown. Our objective was to determine whether feeding steam-flaked high-oil corn affected the performance by finishing beef cattle compared with normal (mill-run) steam-flaked corn.

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@inproceedings{DeringtonEffectsOH, title={Effects of high - oil corn and mill - run corn plus added fat on performance and carcass characteristics of finishing beef steers}, author={H. M. Derington and Michael L. Galyean and Paul J. Defoor and Greg A. Nunnery and G. B. Salyer and Carl H. Parsons} }