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Thesis (M.S.)—University of Nebraska—Lincoln, 1968. Department of Animal Science.
The purpose of this study was to determine: (1) The value of oyster shell as a roughage substitute in beef cattle finishing programs. (2) The influence of various levels of roughage in a high concentrate rations for beef cattle.
During the course of this study, four performance trials were conducted at the University of Nebraska Beef Nutrition Research Center, Lincoln, Nebraska.The purposes of this study were to determine the value of different roughages when compared to oyster shell (hen size), a roughage substitute in finishing rations, and if oyster shell could replace part or all of the roughage in beef cattle rations.
Advisor: Walter R. Woods