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  • Corrigan, M.E.; Drouillard, James S.; Spire, M.F.; Moser, Daniel W.; Higgins, James J.; Loe, E.R.; Fox, J.T.; Minton, J. Ernest; Depenbusch, Brandon E. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2005)
    Previous trials conducted at Kansas State University demonstrated that melengesterol acetate (MGA) increased growth rates and tended to reduce chronic sickness in heifers naturally challenged with undifferentiated ...
  • Fox, J.T.; Spire, M.F.; Kessen, T.J.; Sulpizio, M.J.; Drouillard, James S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2002)
    Sixty yearling heifers (827 lb initial body weight) were fed finishing diets an average of 95 days. To eliminate social interaction and riding, they were fed in individual pens. Diets were formulated using steam-flaked ...
  • Fox, J.T.; Jacob, M.E.; Reinstein, S.L.; Drouillard, James S.; Nagaraja, T. G. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2007)
    Escherichia coli O157 is an important food-borne pathogen for which the gastrointestinal tract of cattle is the major reservoir. Fecal shedding of E. coli O157 in cattle reflects the ability of the organism to persist in ...
  • Fox, J.T.; Spire, M.F. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2004)
    Bovine respiratory disease continues to be the leading cause of illness and death loss from weaning through finishing. There is no objective method to evaluate a live animal’s severity of sickness or their response to ...
  • Daubert, R.W.; Loe, E.R.; Sindt, J.J.; Fox, J.T.; Greenquist, M.A.; Corrigan, M.E.; Drouillard, James S.; Depenbusch, Brandon E. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2005)
    A finishing trial was conducted using 637 heifers (initially 849 lb) to determine the optimal amount of wet sorghum distiller's grains with solubles (WDGS) in finishing diets containing steam-flaked corn. Dietary treatments ...
  • Fox, J.T.; Thornton, A.B.; Jacob, M.E.; Thomson, Daniel U.; Drouillard, James S.; Nagaraja, T. G. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2007)
    Many human foodborne illnesses are caused by pathogens commonly harbored by food animals. Escherichia coli O157 is one of these pathogens commonly isolated from beef cattle feces and can enter the food chain at harvest. ...