Substitute treated residue for grain

November 2012
California Farmer;Nov2012, Vol. 295 Issue 11, pBP4
The article discusses the use of residues such as cornstalks and wheat straws treated with hydrated lime to replace grains in cattle feeds to raise the feeding values.


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