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  • Milani, N.; Hettiarachchi, Ganga M.; Kirby, J. K.; Beak, D. G.; Stacey, S. P.; McLaughlin, M. J.
  • Smith, E.F.; Koch, B.A.; Boren, Fred W. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-10-11)
    Heifers used in this experiment were the light end of calves purchased from the Pumray Ranch, Logan, N.M., the fall of 1957. Twenty-one heifers were placed in two groups on the basis of live weight and grade. One lot ...
  • Smith, E.F.; Good, D.L.; Cox, R.F.; Mackintosh, D.L. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2012-01-25)
    The purpose of this experiment is to develop a desirable system of fattening heifer calves similar to the deferred full-feeding system for steer calves. The system developed for good quality steer calves consists of three ...
  • Pickett, A.G.; Weber, A.L. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2012-01-30)
    The two preceding tests with heifer calves were conducted without the use of grass. Varying amounts of grain and protein supplements were fed with silage during the winter season and then a full feed of grain was used ...
  • Pickett, A.G.; Smith, E.F. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2012-01-25)
    The previous tests with heifer calves have been completed. Pasture was not used in these tests but instead, heifer calves were fed a full feed of grain, three-fourths feed, one-half feed, one-fourth feed and no grain, ...
  • Pickett, A.G.; Smith, E.F. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2012-01-30)
    Eight lots of heifers are being used in the current test. All eight lots have been wintered on a daily ration of 20 pounds Atlas sorgo silage, full access to prairie hay in racks, and 8 protein supplement. Dehydrated ...
  • Smith, E.F.; Good, D.L.; Pickett, A.G. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2012-01-25)
    The purpose of this experiment is to develop a desirable system or systems of fattening heifer calves similar to the Deferred Full Feeding system for steer calves. The system developed for good quality steer calves consisted ...
  • Pickett, A.G. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2012-01-30)
    The two preceding tests with heifer calves were conducted without the use of grass. Varying amounts of grain and protein supplement were fed with silage during the winter season and then a full feed of grain was used ...
  • Baker, F.H.; Smith, E.F.; Cox, R.F. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2012-01-04)
    Milo grain and sorghum silage are extensively used in fattening rations for beef cattle in Kansas. A fattening ration composed of milo grain and sorghum silage contains sufficient protein to meet the recommended protein ...
  • Weber, A.D. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2012-02-16)
    In tests conducted at the Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station previous to the one reported herein, it was found that heifer calves fed 4 to 5 pounds of grain per head daily during the winter were too fleshy to turn on ...
  • Brazle, A.B.; Johnson, B.J.; Titgemeyer, Evan C.; Webel, S.K.; Davis, Duane L. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2009-10-29)
    Marine and plant sources of omega-3 fatty acids have been evaluated for their effects on reproductive and other traits. Therefore we evaluated the effects of two sources of polyunsaturated fatty acids on the composition ...
  • 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 ...

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