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  • Wooten, E.L.; Broce, A.B.; Pollmann, D.S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-04-30)
    A trial was conducted to determine the efficacy of fenvalerate (Ectrin®) for control of sarcoptic mange mites in swine. Artificially infested pigs were treated with two sprayings of Ectrin at 0.05% concentration with 1 wk ...
  • Spell, A.R.; Utter, S.D.; Corah, L.R. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-09-10)
    To evaluate the potential of using electronic implants (transponders) for maintaining identity from birth to slaughter, calves born and implanted in Montana were followed through the feedlot phase to their ultimate ...
  • Loe, E.R.; Quinn, M.J.; Depenbusch, Brandon E.; Drouillard, James S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-01-22)
    Rumensin and Tylan, both marketed by Elanco Products Company, have proved to be valuable feed additives when fed to finishing feedlot cattle. Rumensin was approved in the mid-1970s to improve feed efficiency and average ...
  • Koch, B.A.; Allee, G.L.; Hines, Robert H. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-05-07)
    Eighty-four pigs averaging 75 lbs. were used to evaluate feeding finishing hogs to 230, 260, or 290 lbs. on two protein regimes. Rate of gain declined after the pigs reached 200 lbs. regardless of protein level, which ...
  • Campabadal, Carlos A.; Maier, Dirk E.; Mason, Linda J. (2014-01-02)
    Scale-up demonstration trials were conducted at the pilot bin facility of the Purdue University Post-Harvest Education and Research Center in June 2005, August 2006, July 2007, and October 2008 with conventional yellow ...
  • Opit, G.P.; Arthur, F.H.; Bonjour, E.L.; Jones, C.L.; Phillips, Thomas W. (2011-10-25)
    Field experiments were conducted in 2007 and 2008 to evaluate heat treatment for disinfestations of empty concrete elevator silos. A Mobile Heat Treatment Unit was used to introduce heat into silos to attain target conditions ...
  • Schoneweis, D.A.; Allee, G.L. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-05-07)
    Two trials involving 33 litters of pigs and more than 1,300 blood samples demonstrated that feeding iron proteinate (250 PPM) to the sows during the last one-third of gestation and lactation is not an effective way to ...
  • Simms, D.; Kuhl, Gerry L.; Tonn, S.; Schalles, R. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 2010-12-15)
    Lutalyse aborted 86.7% of heifers 40 to 100 days pregnant. Of four heifers tested at 101 to 150 days pregnant, all aborted. Open heifers gained faster (P<.05) than heifers that either were aborted or pregnant at slaughter. ...
  • Subramanyam, Bhadriraju; Boina, Dhana Raj; Sehgal, Blossom; Lazzari, Fernanda (2015-03-17)
    The efficacy of partial treatment of wheat with spinosad against adults of the lesser grain borer, Rhyzopertha dominica (F.), was evaluated by mixing spinosad-treated and untreated wheat kernels in varying proportions. ...
  • Willmott, Amy L.; Cloyd, Raymond A.; Zhu, Kun Yan (2013-04-12)
    Western flower thrips, Frankliniella occidentalis Pergande is a commonly encountered and economically important insect pest of greenhouses. Greenhouse producers typically apply pesticides as mixtures to mitigate western ...
  • Fink, G.; Riley, Jack G. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-03-04)
    Ninety Angus crossbred steers originating from northwestern Nebraska and averageing 440 lb. were used to evaluate the efficacy of Trolene 40 insecticidal premix to control cattle grubs in feedlot cattle. Thirty steers were ...
  • Greene, G.L.; Cilek, J.E. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-09-15)
    Release of parasitic wasps has resulted in stable fly reductions averaging 28, 42 and 38% for 1991, 1992, and 1993, respectively, with considerable variation from feedlot to feedlot. Costs for parasites plus ...
  • Schoneweis, D.A.; Kennedy, G.A. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-05-07)
    Forty-eight feeder pigs were used in an experiment to determine Virginiamycin's effectiveness in preventing swine dysentery. Thirteen of 24 controls and one of 24 that received the antibiotic at either 25 or 50 grams per ...
  • Gow, L.; Langemeier, Michael R. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-08-23)
    As the structure of the beef industry changes, understanding its efficiency, cost, and profitability relationships is important. This study evaluates the relative efficiency of a sample of Kansas farm backgrounding ...
  • Stryker, L.; Jones, R.; Langmeier, M. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-08-06)
    For the beef industry to be economically competitive with other meat industries, it is essential that individual producers strive for the most efficient, highest quality, least cost production possible. A sample of 26 ...
  • Hines, Robert H. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-05-07)
    A feeding trial utilizing one-hundred and twelve growing-finishing Duroc pigs was conducted to evaluate the effect of buquinolate (0, 30, 60, or 90g/t) in their diets on growth, efficiency, and carcass quality. Pigs fed ...
  • Bailey, E.A.; Preedy, G.W.; Pacheco, L.A.; Jaeger, John R.; Waggoner, Justin W.; Olson, K. C. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2013-03-19)
    Early weaning can be used by cow-calf producers to reduce stocking rates by 20% to 30% during drought. Ranchers may be reluctant to wean early because of reduced calf weights and reduced revenue compared with weaning ...
  • Batista, E. D.; Hussein, A. H.; Detmann, E.; Miesner, Matt D.; Titgemeyer, Evan C.
    This study evaluated the efficiency of Lys utilization by growing steers. Five ruminally cannulated Holstein steers (165 +/- 8 kg) housed in metabolism crates were used in a 6 x 6 Latin square design; data from a sixth ...
  • Harner, Joseph P.; Brouk, Michael J. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-11-29)
    Efficient utilization of nutrients is a must on modern dairies. Most of the phosphorus arriving at the dairy will either be found in purchased feedstuffs or commercial fertilizer used to raise grain and forage for the ...
  • Bolte, Kati; Dhuyvetter, Kevin C.; Schroeder, Ted C. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-02-18)
    Buyers and sellers of livestock come together at livestock auction markets to discover prices in a public setting. Livestock markets may differentiate themselves by offering electronic individual animal identification and ...

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