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Table 7 Feed intake and feed conversion in Hanwoo steers

From: Effects of different physical forms of concentrate on performance, carcass characteristics, and economic analysis in hanwoo steers

Items FC1) GC2)
Growing phase   
 Feed intake (kg/head/day)   
  Concentrate 3.52 3.53
  Timothy hay 2.60 2.78
  Alfalfa hay 0.68 0.70
  Sub-total 3.28 3.48
 Feed conversion, kg/kg 8.14 8.27
Fattening phase   
 Feed intake (kg/head/day)   
  Concentrate 7.91 7.89
  Timothy hay 1.01 0.91
  Tall fescue straw 0.80 0.99
  Ryegrass straw 0.10 -
  Sub-total 1.91 1.89
 Feed conversion, kg/kg 12.83 12.19
Finishing phase   
 Feed intake (kg/head/day)   
  Concentrate 7.80 8.38
  Tall fescue straw - 1.23
  Ryegrass straw 1.23 -
  Sub-total 1.23 1.23
 Feed conversion, kg/kg 15.39 14.38
Overall period   
 Feed intake (kg/head/day)   
  Concentrate 6.32 6.50
  Timothy hay 1.25 1.28
  Alfalfa hay 0.24 0.25
  Tall fescue straw 0.26 0.72
  Ryegrass straw 0.42 -
  Sub-total 2.18 2.25
 Feed conversion, kg/kg 11.59 11.22
  1. 1)Growing (flaked & pelleted diet), fattening (flaked & pelleted diet) & finishing (flaked & pelleted diet).
  2. 2)Growing (ground diet), fattening (ground diet) & finishing (flaked & pelleted diet).