Browsing Cattlemen's Day by Published Date "2005"

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Browsing Cattlemen's Day by Published Date "2005"

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  • Hale, R.L.; Thompson, C.T.; Hampton, M.; Gold, G.L.; Dumler, Troy J. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-08-02)
    Nine varieties and a commercial mix of perennial cool-season grasses were planted in four replicated plots in two counties in southwestern Kansas to evaluate yield and adaptability when produced under irrigation. The ...
  • Stoltenberg, S.K.; Getty, Kelly J. K.; Thippareddi, H.; Loughin, T.M.; Phebus, Randall K. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-08-02)
    USDA/FSIS guidelines require sausage manufacturers to validate their processes to assure that they can achieve a five-log (99.999%) reduction of E. coli O157:H7. Some small meat processors use encapsulated acids instead ...
  • Franken, L.J.; Harvey, E.J.; Pearsall, C.; Marsden, James L.; Phebus, Randall K. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-08-02)
    To support the development of Good Manufacturing Practices for the use of mechanical tenderization in the meat processing industry, a questionnaire was distributed to home, retail, and institutional preparers of beef ...
  • Smith, J.F.; Johnson, B.J.; Kapil, Sanjay; Hollis, Larry C.; Mosier, Derek A. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-08-02)
    Yearling steers were randomized to treatment and vaccinated with 5-way modified live viral vaccine and Mannheimia haemolytica bacterin/toxoid by using either needle-free or standard needle injection. Blood samples were ...
  • Walker, D.K.; Loe, E.R.; Webb, A.S.; Titgemeyer, Evan C.; Drouillard, James S.; Depenbusch, Brandon E. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-08-02)
    An experiment was conducted to determine the relationship between metabolizable protein supply and feeding Optaflexx™ (ractopamine-HCl) on growth and carcass characteristics of feedlot heifers. Seventy-two crossbred ...
  • Daubert, R.W.; Loe, E.R.; Sindt, J.J.; Fox, J.T.; Greenquist, M.A.; Corrigan, M.E.; Drouillard, James S.; Depenbusch, Brandon E. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-08-02)
    A finishing trial was conducted using 637 heifers (initially 849 lb) to determine the optimal amount of wet sorghum distiller's grains with solubles (WDGS) in finishing diets containing steam-flaked corn. Dietary treatments ...
  • Marston, T.T.; Davis, Duane L.; Wood, Billy D.; Schaub, Rod (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-08-02)
    Forage testing is an important management tool available to cattle producers. Hay samples (n=42) from Shawnee, Douglas, and Osage counties of various forages (mostly alfalfa, brome hay, and prairie hay) recently were ...
  • Harborth, K.W.; Llewellyn, Donald A.; Marston, T.T. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-08-02)
    Ninety-two pregnant, mature, spring-calving cows grazing low-quality tallgrass-prairie were used to determine if early weaning of calves reduces the supplementation cost during the subsequent winter. Calves were weaned ...
  • Hale, R.L.; Gray, D.; Armendariz, R. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-08-02)
    Two parasite-control products were compared in an experiment evaluating growth performance, health, and carcass characteristics. Crossbred heifers (n=1747; 837 lb average weight) were randomly assigned to receive either ...
  • Gray, B.T.; Marston, T.T. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-08-02)
    The objective of this experiment was to determine if a 7-day feeding of melengesterol acetate (MGA) about 2 months before the breeding season would have an effect on puberty onset, response to estrous synchronization, ...
  • Forgey, R.; Herald, T.; Franken, L.J.; Tanus, C.A.; Phebus, Randall K.; Marsden, James L. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-08-02)
    The Grovac™ intervention system was evaluated for its effectiveness in reducing E. coli O157:H7 and Salmonella inoculated on the surfaces of beef trimmings. Designed to be used in a batch process, the Grovac™ system ...
  • Loe, E.R.; Corrigan, M.E.; Greenquist, M.A.; Depenbusch, Brandon E.; Drouillard, James S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-08-02)
    Three hundred sixty-eight crossbred, yearling steers (737 lb) were used in a finishing trial comparing a yucca-derived sarsaponin (YUCCA) to a control diet. Finishing diets based on dry-rolled corn were fed for an average ...
  • Hickey, G.V.; Bieker, J.M.; Harvey, E.J.; Franken, L.J.; Marsden, James L.; Phebus, Randall K.; Kastner, Curtis L. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-08-02)
    Disposable frocks, manufactured by Precise Systems, LLC, and made of an innovative clothing material formed by an inner layer of a spun-bond polypropylene material reinforced by an outer layer of polyethylene, were ...
  • Johnson, Sandra K. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-08-02)
    Three estrus-detection aids were evaluated in beef heifers after synchronization of estrus with a typical melengesterol acetate (MGA)/prostaglandin F2α (PGF) protocol. Devices were applied at the time of PGF administration. ...
  • Grobbel, J.P.; Dikeman, Michael E.; Smith, J. Scott; Kropf, Donald H.; Milliken, George A. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-08-02)
    Meat retailers have reported bone marrow discoloration to be a problem, especially in modified-atmosphere packages (MAP). To evaluate causes of bone marrow discoloration in different beef bones and packaging systems, ...
  • Loe, E.R.; Klopfenstein, T.J.; Erickson, G.E.; Dicke, B.E.; Drouillard, James S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-08-02)
    Crossbred yearling steers (2,015 head) were fed at a commercial feedyard near Larned, Kansas, to evaluate the effects of feeding Optaflexx™ at 0 or 200 mg ractopamine-HCl per steer daily for the final 29 days on feed. ...
  • Corrigan, M.E.; Drouillard, James S.; Spire, M.F.; Moser, Daniel W.; Higgins, James J.; Loe, E.R.; Fox, J.T.; Minton, J. Ernest; Depenbusch, Brandon E. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-08-02)
    Previous trials conducted at Kansas State University demonstrated that melengesterol acetate (MGA) increased growth rates and tended to reduce chronic sickness in heifers naturally challenged with undifferentiated ...
  • Schroeder, G.F.; Awawdeh, M.S.; Gnad, D.P.; Titgemeyer, Evan C. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-08-02)
    We evaluated the effect of energy source on amino acid utilization in growing steers. Ruminally cannulated Holstein steers (372 lb) were limit-fed (4.2 lb/day dry matter) a diet based on soybean hulls. A 2 × 5 factorial ...
  • Schlickau, E.K.; Marston, T.T.; Brethour, J.; Dikeman, Michael E.; Unruh, John A. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-08-02)
    Crossbred Hereford × Angus calves (n = 103) were used to determine the effects of early weaning on feedlot performance of bulls and steers. Treatments were: 1) early-weaned (117 days of age) bulls, 2) early-weaned steers, ...
  • Schlickau, E.K.; Dikeman, Michael E.; Marston, T.T.; Brethour, J.; Unruh, John A. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-08-02)
    Crossbred Hereford × Angus calves (n = 103) were used to determine the effect of early weaning on carcass and ribeye (longissimus muscle) characteristics of bulls and steers. Treatments were: 1) early-weaned (117 days of ...

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