Browsing Livestock Feeders' Day, 1952 by Subject "Beef"

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Browsing Livestock Feeders' Day, 1952 by Subject "Beef"

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  • Smith, E.F.; Anderson, K.L. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1952)
    The objectives of this experiment are to determine the effects of different stocking rates, deferred and rotation grazing, and burning on livestock gains, productivity of pastures, and the vegetation itself. Results are ...
  • Cox, R.F.; Smith, E.F. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1952)
    Good to choice quality Hereford steer calves were used in this test. There were three lots, 10 head to a lot, all being fed the same except for the difference in grain preparation. The calves originated in the vicinity of ...
  • Smith, E.F.; Parrish, D.B. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1952)
    A digestion trial was conducted with 12 steers which were allotted into three lots of 4 steers each. A ration of sorghum silage (Tennessee Orange), soybean oil meal pellets and milo grain, salt and ground limestone was fed ...
  • Smith, E.F.; Cox, R.F. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1952)
    The nutritive value of bluestem pasture usually begins to decline rapidly after mid-summer. This test is concerned with what effect the feeding of protein supplement after mid-summer will have on cattle gains and ...
  • Smith, E.F.; Parrish, D.B.; Splitter, E.J. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1952)
    Twenty head of good quality Hereford steer calves were used in the test. They were a part of the heavy end of a group of 150 calves purchased in the vicinity of Marfa, Texas, for experimental tests. There are two lots, 10 ...
  • Smith, E.F.; Parrish, D.B.; Splitter, E.J. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1952)
    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. ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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.; 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.; 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.; 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 ...
  • 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 ...