Browsing Livestock Feeders' Day (1946-1967) by Title

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  • Koch, B.A.; Moyer, W.A. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1964)
    Eleven Kansas swine produces had 27 pens of barrows and gilts on test during the summer of 1963. It was necessary to send most of the pigs to Maurer-Neuer Meat Packers in Arkansas City for slaughter because our refrigeration ...
  • Koch, B.A.; Moyer, W.A. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1963)
    The boar testing program was changed to a slaughter-pig testing program a year ago. The testing station committee of the Association made the change because of the difficulty in identifying carriers of infectious atrophic ...
  • Koch, B.A.; Moyer, W.A. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1962)
    The seventh group of pigs tested in the Kansas Swine Testing Station completed their test during the 1961-62 winter. The Animal Husbandry Department and the Extension Service cooperation in manging and supervising the ...
  • Menzies, C.S.; Erhart, A.B. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1966)
    Lambs used were finewool wethers purchased from the Zuni Indian Reservation near Gallup, New Mexico. Average purchase weight of 699 head was 63.8 lbs.; cost was $23.50 per cwt. plus 15 cents per head commission. Lambs were ...
  • Menzies, C.S.; Erhart, A.B. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1967)
    Lambs used were finewool wethers purchased from Phelps White, Roswell, New Mexico. Average purchase weight of 648 head was 75.8 lbs.; cost was $23.50 per cwt. Lambs were trucked to Garden City, arriving October. They sheared ...
  • Menzies, C.S.; Erhart, A.B. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1963)
    Six hundred and forty mixed wether and ewe fine-wool, feeder lambs were received at the Zuni Indian Reservation near Gallup, N.M., October 18, 1962. They averaged 61.9 pounds at the receiving point and 58.6 pounds off ...
  • Menzies, C.S.; Erhart, A.B. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1965)
    Delivery of 601 finewool. Wether feeder lambs was accepted at Menard, Texas, October 8, 1964. Average weight was 68.9 pounds; cost, $19.25 per cwt. Lambs were shorn (average fleece weight, 3.2 lbs.) and shipped 543 miles ...
  • Menzies, C.S.; Erhart, A. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1964)
    Delivery of 602 fine-wool feeder lambs was accepted at Menard, Texas, October 16, 1963. They were sorted from 700 lambs and averaged 67.3 lbs. each with a 3% shrink. Purchase price was $16.25 per cwt. Immediately 197 were ...
  • Menzies, C.; Erhart, A.B. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1959)
    October 27, lambs were weighed, lotted, and started on test. Lambs were faced and tagged. Seventy-five lambs were shorn and all lambs, except those in lot 9, were drenched with 6 cc. of Trivermol drench. Half the lambs ...
  • DeGeer, C.V.; Smith, E.F.; Richardson, D.; Good, D.L. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1965)
    The 66 heifers used were good-to-choice Herefords purchased near Fort Davis, Texas, assigned to treatments on a random weight basis. The heifers were rotated between pastures to minimize any difference due to pastures ...
  • DeGeer, C.V.; Smith, E.F.; Richardson, D.; Good, D.L. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1964)
    The 65 heifers used in this study were good-to-choice Herefords purchased near Fort Davis, Texas, assigned to treatments on a random-weight basis. The heifers were rotated between pastures so any differences due to pastures ...
  • DeGeer, C.V.; Hall, M.C.; Smith, E.F. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1966)
    The 66 heifers used were good to choice grade Herefords purchased near Fort Davis, Texas, and assigned to treatments on a random weight basis. They were rotated among pastures to minimize pasture differences during the ...
  • Richardson, D.; Smith, E.F.; Harbers, L.H.; Buamah, T.F. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1965)
    Sixty Hereford steer calves from Warner’s Ranch in Rice County were wintered on a ration of 1 pound soybean oil meal, sorghum silage, sorghum rain and minerals. The calve weight 450 to 550 pounds; 30 were fed 4 pounds of ...
  • Richardson, D.; Smith, E.F.; Dunn, L.; Harbers, L.H. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1964)
    Sixty Hereford steer calves were divided into six equal lots. Sorghum silage ad lib. And 1 pound of soybean oil meal per head daily were fed to all lots. Half of the animals (Lots 7, 8, and 9) received 8 pounds of sorghum ...
  • Smith, E.F.; Koch, B.A.; Good, D.L.; Walker, G.L. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1956)
    This is a progress report of the wintering phase of the third trial of this experiment. The results of the other two tests are reported in Circular 308 and elsewhere in this publication. The test is designed to study ...
  • Smith, E.F.; Koch, B.A.; Richardson, D.; Cox, R.F. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1957)
    This is the third trial of this experiment. In addition to this year's test, a three-year summary is included in this circular. The test is designed to study the level of protein supplementation most desirable for wintering ...
  • Richardson, D. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1955)
    The amount of antibiotic generally recommended in swine-fattening rations is 5 mg. per pound of total feed consumed. Some workers have felt that higher levels might produce more rapid and economical gains. One purpose ...
  • Richardson, D.; Smith, E.F.; Harbers, L.H.; Lebdosoekojo, R.S. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1966)
    Sixty Hereford steer calves averaging 440 pounds each from Warner’s Ranch in Rice County were wintered on sorghum silage, 1pound soybean oil meal and sorghum grain. Thirty received 4 pounds grain per head daily and 30 ...
  • Koch, B.A. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1964)
    Limiting daily feed intake during the last half of the growing-finishing period is a possible way to improve carcass characteristics of market pigs. A review of limited feeding trials conducted here and elsewhere leads to ...
  • Aubel, C.E. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1949)
    To produce swine profitably, it is necessary to make use of forage crops. This practice not only saves grain, but contributes to the general health of the hogs. Since swine feeders are seeking new and cheaper methods ...