TITLE

AgriLife Research study focuses on feeding beef steers with algae co-products

AUTHOR(S)
Fannin, Blair
PUB. DATE
May 2012
SOURCE
Southwest Farm Press Exclusive Insight;5/30/2012, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the results of a Texas AgriLife Research study on the possibility of feeding beef steers with processed co-products resulting in the production of biofuel from algae. It describes how the algal supplement was formulated and integrated into crude protein hay for daily feeding. It says that the algae co-product was successfully fed to Angus steers and will be tried on grazing cattles.
ACCESSION #
77917602

 

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