Browsing Livestock Feeders' Day (1946-1967) by Subject "Breeding"

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Browsing Livestock Feeders' Day (1946-1967) by Subject "Breeding"

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  • Bell, T.D.; Smith, W.H.; Johnson, M. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2012-01-04)
    Approximately 350 ewes, largely of western origin, were included in three outlying experimental flocks. Approximately one-third of each flock received a series of five injections of progesterone (30 mg. each) at three-day ...
  • Menzies, C. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-05-04)
    Research has provided the basis for improving production of quantity and quality of lamb and wool. Knowledge obtained concerning improved breeding, feeding, management and disease control practices has been used to increase ...
  • Koch, B.A. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-05-04)
    Changes in methods of feeding, breeding, and managing swine have been almost revolutionary the past 50 years. Consumer preference disease control , new knowledge concerning nutrition, new and more adaptable equipment, new ...
  • Smith, W.H.; Wheat, J.D.; Spies, H.G. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-04-28)
    The purebred Shorthorn beef cattle breeding experiment was initiated to study inheritance of production traits, to evaluate effects of inbreeding, and to explore the feasibility of using inbred lines for breeding improvement ...
  • Smith, W.H.; Smith, E.F.; Ibsen, H.L. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2012-01-25)
    A National Beef Cattle Breeding Research Program has been initiated and is organized in three areas which are referred to as the Western, Southern, and North Central Regions in the United States. The Kansas Agricultural ...
  • Smith, W.; Smith, E.; Ibsen, H.L.; Holland, L. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2012-01-25)
    The purebred Shorthorn herd maintained at Manhattan is being used as a primary basis for the purebred cattle breeding investigations which started at the Kansas station three years ago. The project is still in its ...
  • Smith, W.H.; Holland, L.A.; Ibsen, H.L. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2012-01-19)
    The purebred Shorthorn cattle breeding project has proceeded according to plan this year. The project was planned to facilitate the collection of production data which will be used to devise testing and breeding procedures ...
  • Smith, W.H.; Holland, L.A.; Wheat, J. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-10-31)
    The purebred Shorthorn cattle breeding project, established to study the production traits and the effects of inbreeding, was continued during the last year. Two inbred lines were established by the use of the two herd ...
  • Mackintosh, D.L.; Kropf, Donald H.; Flectcher, R.C.; Ahlschwede, G.A. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-04-28)
    During 1962-63, in cooperation with the American Hereford Association, 76 head of Hereford steers, sired by four different bulls, were slaughtered in Kansas City and the rib cut from 40 (10 from each sire group) was purchased ...
  • Smith, W.; McAdams, V.E. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-05-05)
    Performance in beef cattle includes all traits that contribute to the efficient production of beef with quality appeal to the consumer. The systematic measurement of economically important production traits and the use of ...

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