Summary and Implications
A shorter term of feed intake monitoring, whether it is from a consecutive number of days or from a periodic sampling, correlates fairly well with a full duration accumulation of feed intake data in a normal bull performance test for the weaning contemporary group.
Iowa State University
Dahlke, Garland R.
"Effect of Sampling Time on Feed Intake Data and Residual Feed Intake when Compared to Extended Sample Times,"
Animal Industry Report:
AS 660, ASL R2838.
Available at: http://lib.dr.iastate.edu/ans_air/vol660/iss1/3