Cotton Gin Trash: Alternative Roughage Feed for Beef Cattle
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How to Cite

Myer, Robert O. 2008. “Cotton Gin Trash: Alternative Roughage Feed for Beef Cattle: AN177/AN189, 11/2007”. EDIS 2008 (1). Gainesville, FL.


AN-177, a 3-page fact sheet by R. O. Myer, describes the potential use of this cotton ginning by-product as roughage feed for beef cattle. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Animal Sciences, November 2007.


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