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  • D’Antoni, Jeremy; Mishra, Ashok K.; Barkley, Andrew P. (2012-06-14)
    Government payments have been a part of agriculture since 1933 and at no time has the government stated a policy objective of decreasing the agricultural labor force. The reality of the matter may be considerably different. ...
  • Kuhl, Gerry L.; LeValley, G.E. Jr.; McCormack, G.D.; Blasi, Dale A.; Drouillard, James S.; Newdigger, Glenn E., Jr. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-09-02)
    A field study was conducted over 2 years at four different locations in south central Kansas to compare a feathermeal/bloodmeal (ESCAPE) liquid suspension to a molasses-based liquid supplement (ENERGY) and a dry ...
  • Hays, T.D.; Brent, B.E. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-11-06)
    Fecal thiaminase was measured on 152 feedlot cattle at three locations and on a variety of rations. No animals showed signs of polioencephalomalacia. Thiaminase activities ranged from 0.6 to 430 µmol thiamin destroyed ...
  • Sands, M. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-01-27)
    Returns to cattle feeders should move back into the profit column during most of 1982. but feeding margins will remain narrow, says Mike Sands, extension economist specializing in livestock marketing at K-State. “Most ...
  • Dunham, James R. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2012-10-04)
    Feed additives are ration ingredients used in relatively small amounts to fortify certain nutrients or to affect a specific physiological function. The decision to include any additive should be based upon the economic ...
  • Jacela, Jay Y.; DeRouchey, Joel M.; Tokach, Michael D.; Goodband, Robert D.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Renter, David G.; Dritz, Steven S. (2012-04-06)
    Feed additives are non-nutritive products used in swine diets to improve production efficiency and performance. If chosen carefully and used properly, feed additives can be effective and can help increase the profitability ...
  • Jacela, J.Y.; DeRouchey, Joel M.; Tokach, Michael D.; Goodband, Robert D.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Renter, David G.; Dritz, Steven S. (2013-04-24)
    Feed additives are non-nutritive products used in swine diets to improve production efficiency and performance. If chosen carefully and used properly, feed additives can be effective and can help increase the profi ...
  • Jacela, Jay Y.; DeRouchey, Joel M.; Tokach, Michael D.; Goodland, Robert D.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Renter, David G.; Dritz, Steven S. (2012-04-06)
    There is increasing consumer demand for leaner and healthier pork products. Improvements in genetics, new technologies, and increased understanding of nutrition have become instrumental in helping producers meet this ...
  • Jacela, J.Y.; DeRouchey, Joel M.; Tokach, Michael D.; Goodband, Robert D.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Renter, David G.; Dritz, Steven S. (2013-04-24)
    There is increasing consumer demand for leaner and healthier pork products. Improvements in genetics, new technologies, and increased understanding of nutrition have become instrumental in helping producers meet this ...
  • Jacela, Jay Y.; DeRouchey, Joel M.; Tokach, Michael D.; Goodband, Robert D.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Renter, David G.; Dritz, Steven S. (2012-04-06)
    Under the conditions of modern swine production, pigs need to be fed a balanced diet that meets their daily nutritional requirement for maintenance, growth, and reproduction. However, nutrient intake is largely determined ...
  • Jacela, J.Y.; DeRouchey, Joel M.; Tokach, Michael D.; Goodband, Robert D.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Renter, David G.; Dritz, Steven S. (2013-04-24)
    Under the conditions of modern swine production, pigs need to be fed a balanced diet that meets their daily nutritional requirement for maintenance, growth, and reproduction. However, nutrient intake is largely determined ...
  • Jacela, Jay Y.; DeRouchey, Joel M.; Tokach, Michael D.; Goodband, Robert D.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Renter, David G.; Dritz, Steven S. (2012-04-06)
    Copper and zinc play important roles in many physiological processes. Dietary copper levels of 5 to 10 ppm and zinc levels of 50 to 125 ppm are generally enough to meet the pig’s nutrient requirement for these processes. ...
  • Jacela, J.Y.; DeRouchey, Joel M.; Tokach, Michael D.; Goodband, Robert D.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Renter, David G.; Dritz, Steven S. (2013-04-24)
    Copper and zinc play important roles in many physiological processes. Dietary copper levels of 5 to 10 ppm and zinc levels of 50 to 125 ppm are generally enough to meet the pig’s nutrient requirement for these processes. ...
  • Jacela, Jay Y.; DeRouchey, Joel M.; Tokach, Michael D.; Goodband, Robert D.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Renter, David G.; Dritz, Steven S. (2012-04-06)
    There is increasing pressure for livestock producers to minimize the use of antibiotics as growth promoters in food animals. Supplementing benefi cial microorganisms in the gastrointestinal tract is one potential ...
  • Jacela, J.Y.; DeRouchey, Joel M.; Tokach, Michael D.; Goodband, Robert D.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Renter, David G.; Dritz, Steven S. (2013-04-24)
    There is increasing pressure for livestock producers to minimize the use of antibiotics as growth promoters in food animals. Supplementing beneficial microorganisms in the gastrointestinal tract is one potential ...
  • Jensen, A.H.; Koch, B.A.; Harbers, L.H.; Miller, L.A. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-04-28)
    Three experiments were conducted to determine the efficacy of certain feed additives, alone or in various combinations, in improving performance of pigs weaned at 4 weeks of age. In the first two, each treatment group of ...
  • Parsons, G.L.; Shelor, M.K.; Depenbusch, Brandon E.; Drouillard, James S.; Lee, Charles D. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2009-12-07)
    European starlings (Sturnus vulgaris) were first introduced to the United States in the late 1800s. It is believed that the starlings were imported from Europe and released in New York City’s Central Park so that all of ...
  • Flohr, J.R.; Patience, J.F.; Tokach, Michael D.; DeRouchey, Joel M.; Goodband, Robert D.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Dritz, Steven S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2012-11-26)
    Pork producers and advisers to the swine industry were surveyed about their knowledge of feed efficiency. The questionnaire was designed to accomplish three objectives: (a) determine the level of knowledge related to ...
  • Hines, Robert H. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-05-07)
    Nursing litters given a choice of flavored or unflavored diets responded by consuming more flavored diet. Pre-weaning feeding did alter the preference patterns of the post-weaned pigs. Pigs fed only basal ration as creep ...
  • Menzies, C.S.; Erhart, A.B. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-10-14)
    Two lots of lambs were grazed on wheat pasture for the entire 123-day experimental period. Lambs in one of these, lot 5, were also shorn at the start of the test on November 7. One-third of the lambs in each lot received a ...

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