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Table 2 Feed intake and body weight gain in Hanwoo steers fed with different levels of forage in raising and 1 st fattening period

From: Effects of forage level and chromium-methionine chelate supplementation on performance, carcass characteristics and blood metabolites in Korean native (Hanwoo) steers

Items Treatments Sampling period
I II III IV V VI 4) Mean
ADG1) (kg/d) LF 0.55b 0.85a 0.72a 0.76a 0.70a 0.31b 0.65b
HF 0.83a 0.83a 0.74a 0.74a 0.73a 0.59a 0.74a
DMI2)   5.56 3.56 4.56 5.60 6.46 5.09 5.14
LF 2.69 2.74 2.24 1.79 1.79 1.16 2.06
HF 2.47 2.74 3.21 4.33 6.27 6.32 4.22
  3.53 3.93 4.58 4.28 1.79 1.08 3.22
FCR3) LF 15.0a 7.4a 9.4a 9.72b 11.8a 20.2a 11.0a
HF 7.2b 8.0a 10.5a 11.6a 11.0a 12.5b 10.0b
  1. 1)Average daily gain.
  2. 2)Dry matter intake.
  3. 3)Feed conversion ratio.
  4. 4)I-VI: Number of measurement.
  5. a,bSignificant differences occurred at (P < 0.05).