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Processed Corn Silage Effects on Digestibility and Production of Growing Beef Replacement Heifers

Dale R. ZoBell, Utah State University
K C. Olson, Utah State University
R D. Wiedmeier, Utah State University


Forage is generally the principle feedstuff in feedlot diets for growing cattle and, as such, its nutritive value will determine weight gain, feed intake and feed efficiency. In feedlot diets for growing cattle, corn silage can constitute up to 60% of the diet (DMB).