The newest knowledge of nutrition: Wise Burroughs, DES, and modern meat

Marcus, Alan I
June 1993
Agricultural History;Summer93, Vol. 67 Issue 3, p66
Academic Journal
Presents an historical account of animal nutrition research focusing on the 1954 discovery of animal husbandry professor Wise Burroughs of stilbestrol (DES) as a growth-promoting cattle feed additive. DES feeds' implications for beef-feeding practices; Burroughs's research; Ban of DES animal feed due to carcinogenic properties.


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