Ionophore strategy affects growth performance and carcass characteristics in feedlot steers.

Abstract

One hundred ninety-two steers (BW = 354 ± 23.5 kg) were used in a randomized block design to evaluate the effects of ionophore and ractopamine hydrochloride (RH) supplementation strategies on performance and carcass characteristics. Twelve pens of 4 steers were assigned to each of the following treatments: unsupplemented control (CON), laidlomycin… (More)
DOI: 10.2527/jas.2016-0841

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