Investigations of milk-fat lamb production practices for western Kansas

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dc.contributor.author Menzies, C.
dc.contributor.author Banburry, E.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-10-03T19:40:22Z
dc.date.available 2011-10-03T19:40:22Z
dc.date.issued 2011-10-03
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/12194
dc.description.abstract This sheep project was initiated in the spring of 1959 as a new research project at the Colby Branch Experiment Station in cooperation with the Department of Animal Husbandry, Kansas State University. One hundred fifty-one finewool yearling ewes were purchased from near Del Rio, Texas, May 4, 1959. An additional 200 similar yearling ewes were purchased from the same area May 13, 1960. These ewes are handled in a typical Kansas early lambing program. The ewes are bred to purebred Hampshire rams and all lambs are sold in the spring as milk-fat lambs. Over-all objectives of this project are to determine the productive and economic value of various management practices, types of pastures, feeds, feed additives, and combinations of these to maintain a commercial ewe flock and to produce milk-fat lambs for a spring market under western Kansas conditions. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf 1960-61 Progress Reports en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Circular (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station): 383 en_US
dc.subject Sheep en_US
dc.subject Productive value en_US
dc.subject Economic value en_US
dc.subject Milk-fat lambs en_US
dc.title Investigations of milk-fat lamb production practices for western Kansas en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1961 en_US
dc.citation.epage 58 en_US
dc.citation.spage 53 en_US
dc.description.conference 48th Annual Livestock Feeders’ Day. Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, May 6, 1961 en_US

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