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

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

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  • Koch, B.A.; Smith, E.F.; Cox, R.F. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1957)
    Bringing cattle to a full feed of grain in the shortest time possible is one way to reduce the total time they require to reach market weight. Producers are always faced with the problem of bringing cattle on feed too ...
  • Smith, E.F.; Koch, B.A.; Boren, Fred W. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1958)
    Twenty-two head of good quality Hereford heifer calves purchased from the Harris Ranch at Melrose, New Mexico, were used in the test. They were divided on the basis of weight into two lots of 11 heifers each and wintered ...
  • Smith, E.F.; Good, D.L.; Cox, R.F.; Mackintosh, D.L. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1951)
    The purpose of this experiment is to develop a desirable system of fattening heifer calves similar to the deferred full-feeding system for steer calves. The system developed for good quality steer calves consists of three ...
  • Pickett, A.G.; Weber, A.L. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1947)
    The two preceding tests with heifer calves were conducted without the use of grass. Varying amounts of grain and protein supplements were fed with silage during the winter season and then a full feed of grain was used ...
  • Smith, E.F.; Good, D.L.; Pickett, A.G. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1950)
    The purpose of this experiment is to develop a desirable system or systems of fattening heifer calves similar to the Deferred Full Feeding system for steer calves. The system developed for good quality steer calves consisted ...
  • Smith, E.F.; Parrish, D.B. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1953)
    Good to choice quality Hereford steers were used in this test. They were purchased in the fall of 1951 and used in winter feeding tests. For the test reported here, they were lotted as equally as possible in regard to ...
  • Smith, E.F.; Cox, R.F.; Good, D.L.; Mackintosh, D.L. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1952)
    Seventy good quality Hereford heifer calves were purchased for $31.50 a hundredweight in east central Kansas and received October 1, 1951. The pay weight was 425 pounds per head. It was necessary to dehorn most of the ...
  • Richardson, D.; Smith, E.F.; Cox, R.F. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1953)
    The physical balance or ratio of roughage to concentrates is an important factor to consider in the ration of fattening cattle. Beef cattle serve as one of the principal means of marketing roughage. Since a large amount ...
  • Aubel, C.E. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1946)
    In order to produce swine profitably, it is necessary to make use of forage crops. This practice will not only save grain, but will contribute to the general health of the swine themselves. Since the country has been at ...