Environmental factors affecting daily water intake on cattle finished in feedlots.

  title={Environmental factors affecting daily water intake on cattle finished in feedlots.},
  author={Rodrigo A. Arias and Terry L. Mader},
  journal={Journal of animal science},
  volume={89 1},
Records from 7 studies conducted during 1999 to 2005 were utilized to assess the effects of environmental factors on daily water intake (DWI) of finishing cattle. Data from unshaded feedlot pens (up to 24 pens utilized per study; 6 to 9 animals·pen(-1)) containing predominantly Angus crossbred cattle were obtained by dividing total water intake by the number of animals utilizing that waterer. Each waterer was shared by 2 pens; therefore, data were derived from a database containing 72… CONTINUE READING

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