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

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

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  • Smith, E.F.; Cox, R.F.; Baker, F.H. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2012-01-04)
    Thirty head of good quality Hereford steer calves, 10 head to a lot, were used in the study. They were the lightest calves of a shipment of 220 steer calves from the Brite Ranch at Marfa, Texas. They cost 29 cents a ...
  • Smith, E.F.; Koch, B.A.; Richardson, D.; Cox, R.F.; Boren, Fred W. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-09-20)
    This is the first year of an experiment designed to investigate the value of a complete pelleted ration for fattening cattle. Since Kansas has an abundance of sorghum grain and alfalfa, the 1960 study was designed to study ...
  • Koch, B.A.; Yu, J.T. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-05-06)
    Pigs used were both barrows and gilts, either Duroc or Black Poland China breeds. All pigs used in the study were approximately the same age when they went on test. The heavier pigs were assigned to lot 4. They were self-fed ...
  • Koch, B.A.; Loeppke, D.W. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-04-28)
    Seventy-two pigs were used. They averaged about 50 pounds each at the start of the experiment. During the first 28 days the pigs that received a diet containing Aureo S.P.-250 (100 gms. Chlortetracycline, 100 gms. ...
  • Smith, E.F.; Richardson, D.; Westmeyer, H.W.; Boren, Fred W. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-05-04)
    This test compares steer weight gains on four bluestem pastures to determine whether differences among the pastures might influence steer performance. Other than being in different pastures, all steers were treated and fed ...
  • Smith, E.F.; Mackintosh, D.L.; Weber, A.D. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2012-01-25)
    The project involves comparisons of steer calves sired by small, medium, and large size bulls at each of the three stations under three standard systems of feeding and management. System I, immediate full feeding for 225 ...
  • Smith, E.F.; Koch, B.A.; Cox, R.F.; Walker, G.L. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-10-31)
    Yearling steers often are used by Kansas producers in a wintering, grazing, and fattening program or some variation of it. They can usually be purchased at a lower price per hundredweight than steer calves and may be ...
  • Koch, B.A. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-05-06)
    The practice of raising pigs on an elevated slotted floor is receiving wide publicity. Slotted floors have been used in various parts of the world for many years, but they have only recently been used extensively in this ...
  • Smith, E.F.; Anderson, K.L.; Drake, C.L.; Boren, Fred W. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-05-06)
    This experiment was designed to determine the effect of different stocking rates, of deferred grazing, and of pasture burning on cattle performances, productivity of pastures and range condition as determined by plant ...
  • Smith, E.F.; Anderson, K.L.; DeGeer, C.V. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-04-28)
    This experiment was to determine the effect of different stocking rates, of deferred grazing, and of pasture burning on cattle performance, productivity of pastures, and range condition as determined by plant population ...
  • Smith, E.F.; Anderson, K.L.; Koch, B.A.; Drake, C.L.; Boren, Fred W. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-05-06)
    This experiment was designed to determine the effect of different stocking rates, of deferred grazing, and of pasture burning on cattle performance, productivity of pastures, and range condition as determined by plant ...
  • Smith, E.F.; Anderson, K.L.; Koch, B.A.; Drake, C.L.; Boren, Fred W. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-09-20)
    This experiment was designed to determine the effect of different stocking rates, of deferred grazing, and of pasture burning on cattle performance, productivity of pastures, and range condition as determined by plant ...
  • 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 ...
  • Tribble, L.F. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-04-28)
    A group of 16 sows was divided after all sows were bred. One group was fed 4 pounds per head per day; the other, 4 pounds per head every other day for 60 days, then 4 pounds per head per day until taken to the farrowing ...
  • Smith, E.F.; Richardson, D.; Koch, B.A.; Cox, R.F.; Stitt, W.E. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-10-31)
    Spaying is the act of removing the ovaries, which are the primary source of the estrogenic hormones. Stilbestrol is a. synthetic compound resembling these estrogenic hormones in its physiological action. Experimental evidence ...
  • Smith, E.F.; Parrish, D.B.; Splitter, E.J. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2012-01-25)
    This test was to find what effect the withholding of salt has on the performance of steers on either fattening rations or wintering rations. Forty-two head of good quality Hereford steer calves were used in the test. ...
  • Drake, C.L.; Smith, E.F.; Spies, H.G.; Richardson, D.; Good, D.L. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-05-04)
    This trial was designed to study effects of low to high levels of calcium and phopphorus supplements on heifers grazing bluestem pasture. February 18, 1961, 40 Hereford heifer calves, weighing about 400 pounds each, were ...
  • Smith, E.F.; Richardson, D.; Fairbanks, G.E.; Boren, Fred W. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-05-04)
    This feeding trial was to determine the effects of various field-conditioned alfalfa hays on the winter performance of heifer calves. Second-cutting alfalfa was field-conditioned or processed as follows: 1. Control-mowed, ...
  • Tribble, L.F.; Jensen, A.H.; Deyoe, C.W.; Pfost, H.B. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-04-28)
    A series of experiments has further evaluated wheat as swine feed. The experiments were conducted in confinement on concrete floored pens. Purebred Duroc, Poland and D x P crossbred pigs were used in all trials. All rations ...
  • Bell, T.D.; Erhart, A.B. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2012-01-19)
    The lambs in this year's experiment’s were secured directly from the mountain range in Southern Utah, and included Columbia-Rambouillet crosses as well as lambs of Suffolk-Ramhouillet breeding. They averaged 76 pounds ...

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