Two Housing Systems for Intensively Reared Bulls Slaughtered in Two Weight Ranges

@inproceedings{Mossberg1992TwoHS,
  title={Two Housing Systems for Intensively Reared Bulls Slaughtered in Two Weight Ranges},
  author={I. Mossberg and Lisa Lindell and S{\"o}lve Johnsson and M. T{\"o}rnquist and Ulla Engstrand},
  year={1992}
}
Abstract 510 group-fed bulls of the Swedish Red and White breed were used to investigate differences in production and health when housed either in an insulated building with slatted floors in the pens or in an uninsulated building with partly littered pens. Two stocking densities, 11 versus 15 animals/pen, were studied as well, but only in the uninsulated building. The animals were fed concentrate ad lib., 0.5 kg/d of roughage, and were slaughtered at about 220 kg live weight (bull calves) or… CONTINUE READING