Effects of prenatal testosterone treatment and postnatal steroid implantation on growth performance and carcass traits of heifers and steers.

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Two experiments were conducted to evaluate the effect of prenatal testosterone treatment in combination with postnatal steroid implantation (Exp. 1) and to assess the effect of time of prenatal testosterone treatment in conjunction with postnatal steroid implantation (Exp. 2) on animal performance and carcass characteristics. In Exp. 1, seventy-six pregnant… (More)

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@article{DeHaan1990EffectsOP, title={Effects of prenatal testosterone treatment and postnatal steroid implantation on growth performance and carcass traits of heifers and steers.}, author={K C DeHaan and Larry L. Berger and Darrel J. Kesler and Floyd K. McKeith and D. B. Faulkner and G F Cmarik and Rhia Favero}, journal={Journal of animal science}, year={1990}, volume={68 8}, pages={2198-207} }