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Image 588 of Annual report. 1921

Part of Kentucky Agricultural Experiment Station

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‘ iii ; Broken Ear Corin vs. Shelled Corn for Fatteniizg Steers 25 l i Table VI gives a statement of the loss based 011 all feed , V consumed up to the time of sale and on the selling price and l _ weights in Cincinnati. i TABLE Vl. D Financial Statement, Based on Actual Selling Price and Weights I in Cincinnati (145 days). ' Lot 5 Lot 6 U A Shelled Corn Broken Ear Com L Cottonseed Meal Cottonseed Meal V Corn Silage Corn Silage 3 Straw Straw i Number of steers 10 10 i - { Initial value per cwt. $ 10.00 $ 10.00 ` Initial weight 10,210 lbs. 10,160 lbs. _ _ Final weight 12,680 " 12,600 " . Total gain 2,470 " 2,440 " Average daily gain 1.70 " 1.68 " ` , Total feed consumed Corn 153.2 bu. 153.2 bu. ` Cottonseed meal 4,972 lbs. 4,972 lbs. Silage 50,107 " 47,670 " » Straw 662 " 493 " V V. Cost of feed $ 400.19 $ 386-56 ' Cost of cattle $1.021.00 $1.016-00 . 1 Total cost $1,421.19 $1,402..56 Cost per cwt. gain $ 16.20 $ 15.84 1 Necessary selling price per cwt. $ 11.21 $ 11.13 Q Selling price in Cincinnati per cwt. $ 8.75 $ 8.75 Commission and yard charges $ 40.84 $ 40.84 Loss per steer $ 35.25 $ 34.09 Pork produced 59 lbs. 65 lbs. ,·- Value of pork @ 70 $ 4.13 $ 4·§5 _ Loss per steer, pork included $ 34.84 $ 33.64 Dressing percentage 59.1 59.1