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- Boyd, B. M., et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Journal of animal science 2016 v.94 no.7 pp. 2937-2941
- animal health; animal pens; beef cattle; blood; blood sampling; cattle feeding; cortisol; diet; finishing; glucose; lactic acid; lung function; lungs; metabolites; shade; slaughterhouses; urea nitrogen; zilpaterol hydrochloride
- ... The effects of feeding zilpaterol hydrochloride (ZH) and shade were evaluated on blood metabolites and lung score in finishing beef steers (n = 480). Cattle were fed 0 or 8.33 mg/kg ZH for 21 d with a 3- or 4-d withdrawal before harvest and were housed in open or shaded pens. Blood samples and lung scores were collected the day before ZH was fed and on the day the cattle were shipped to the commer ...