The effects of zeranol on growth and fattening in beef calves before weaning.

Abstract

Four-month-old beef calves were implanted with 36 mg zeranol, and their growth compared with untreated calves. Treated steer and heifer calves gained 10 kg more bodyweight to weaning at 7.5 months of age. The trial was conducted at 2 research centres and calves at both centres showed significant responses for the first 45 days (P less than 0.001) after… (More)

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@article{Greathead1984TheEO, title={The effects of zeranol on growth and fattening in beef calves before weaning.}, author={Katharine Greathead}, journal={Australian veterinary journal}, year={1984}, volume={61 1}, pages={20-2} }