Interaction of breed type and endophyte-infected tall fescue on milk production and quality in beef cattle.

Abstract

Decreased milk production of beef cattle grazing endophyte-infected (EI) tall fescue (TF), an important cool season grass in the southeastern United States, can affect calf growth. The objective was to determine whether a thermal or heat-tolerant Bos taurus breed of cattle, Romosinuano (RO), would tolerate EI TF toxins relative to Angus (AN) cattle. Milk… (More)
DOI: 10.2527/jas.2009-2214

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