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  • Bell, F.W.; Smith, E.F.; Smith, W.H. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1952)
    Cattle in the same feedlot differ considerably in their rate of gain. These differences in ability to gain can be explained only by difference in characteristics of individual animals, since all are under the same conditions ...
  • Bell, T.D.; Erhart, A.B. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1952)
    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 ...
  • Smith, W.; Smith, E.; Ibsen, H.L.; Holland, L. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1952)
    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, E.F.; Good, D.L.; Cox, R.F. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1952)
    This is a report on the wintering phase of this test. It will be completed at the close of the grazing season in 1952. This study is to determine the best method of wintering good quality steer calves that are to be grazed ...
  • Smith, E.F.; Cox, R.F.; Good, D.L. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1952)
    The primary objective of this test was to find the most satisfactory method or methods of wintering steer calves that are going to be grazed on bluestem pasture during the summer and sold off grass as feeder yearlings. ...
  • Smith, E.F.; Cox, R.F.; Fansher, S.B. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1952)
    Thirty head of good quality, about 750-pound, Hereford yearling steers were used in the test which was started December 7, 1951. The steers were purchased in the spring of 1951 and had been grazed on bluestem pasture ...
  • Smith, E.F.; Cox, R.F. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1952)
    This test is to determine if yearling steers can be wintered satisfactorily on dry bluestem pasture. Different protein supplements as well as methods of feeding them on dry bluestem pasture are being tested. Forty head ...
  • 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, 1952)
    This is a preliminary report covering the first 98 days of this feeding trial which is still being conducted; therefore the reader should bear in mind that the figures are in no way conclusive or complete. The physical ...
  • Bell, T.D.; Cox, R.F.; Richardson, D.; Parrish, D.B.; Hughes, J.S. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1952)
    In the winter of 1951-52 a test was made of the response of ewe lambs to rations containing different proportions of roughages, and concentrates as well as of their response to rations made up of some of the more common ...
  • Bell, T.D.; Cox, R.F.; Hughes, J.S. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1952)
    Lamb fattening rations varying in physical nature but virtually alike chemically have been studied at the Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station for a number of years. Previous tests have been demonstrated that the rate ...
  • Hix, E.L.; Bell, T.D.; Parrish, D.B.; Good, A.L. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1952)
    The consumption of salt by herbivorous animals in general, and their apparent relish for salt, have been recognized for many years, but its importance may be questioned by many because of lack of knowledge of both the ...
  • Smith, E.F.; Cox, R.F. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1952)
    This is a report of the wintering phase of this test. Following this phase the different lots will be grazed together on bluestem pasture and then full-fed grain until they grade choice. One objective of the test is to ...
  • Smith, E.F.; Good, D.L.; Cox, R.F. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1952)
    Forty-five good quality Hereford heifer calves were purchased in south-central Kansas for use in this test. They were fed silage, prairie hay, 1 pound of protein, and 2 pounds of milo grain per head daily until the test ...
  • Cox, R.F.; Smith, E.F. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1952)
    Eighteen good quality Hereford steer calves were used in the test. They were part of a group of 150 steer calves obtained from Marfa, Texas, for experimental purposes. They were divided into two lots of 3 head each and ...