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  • Lin, C.; Hart, R.A.; Bolsen, K.K.; Dickerson, J.T.; Curtis, J.L. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1990)
    Lactic acid bacteria (LAB), Enterobacteriaceae, yeasts, molds, and lactate-using yeasts were examined on four cuttings of alfalfa, each at three maturity stagest and three com hybrids in 1989. In addition, microflora ...
  • Morrison, D.G.; Kiracofe, G.H.; Heersche, G. Jr.; Schalles, R.R.; McKee, M. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 1975)
    Calving was induced in 44 Polled Hereford cows at 275 days’ gestation. Twenty mgs. Of dexamethasone (Azium) given intramuscularly caused parturition an average of 43.1 hours after injection (range 21 to 57). An injection ...
  • Hultine, V.; Kiracofe, G.H.; Schalles, R.R.; McKee, R.M.; DeBenedetti, R.C. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 1977)
    Calving was induced in 26 of 29 Polled Hereford cows that were injected between 271 and 287 days of gestation intramuscularly with 20 mgs. Of dexamethasone (Azium) and 10 mgs. ECP (estradiol cypionate). Oxytocin, give ...
  • DeBenedetti, R.; Kiracofe, G.H.; Hultine, V.; McKee, R.M.; Schalles, R.R. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 1976)
    Twenty-six Polled Hereford and Simmental-cross heifers that had not cycled by the beginning of the breeding season were given an ear implant and injected with an estrogen-progestogen compound. The implant was removed after ...
  • Stewat, R.E.; Mee, M.O.; Rettmer, I.; Stevenson, Jeffrey S. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1992)
    Low thyroid activity (hypothyroidism) has been reported to decrease sexual behavior associated with reproduction in several species. Using estradiol benzoate (EB) and progesterone (P ), we attempted to induce 4 estrus ...
  • Stevenson, Jeffrey S.; Davis, Duane L. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1983)
    Our objective was to determine the effectiveness of inducing estrus during lactation by reducing the nursing load of the sow between 2 and 4 weeks after farrowing. lactating sows were separated from their litters for ...
  • Stokka, Gerald L.; Brandt, Robert T., Jr.; Edwards, A.J.; Spire, M.F.; Smith, J.E. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1993)
    Twenty-four finishing steers (758 lb) were subcutaneously vaccinated and revaccinated 31 days later with 1) sterile saline, 2) a clostridial perfringens C&D toxoid, or 3) a 7-way clostridial bacterin-toxoid to evaluate ...
  • Goodband, Robert D.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Tokach, Michael D.; Dritz, Steven S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1996)
    We tested a probiotic/trace mineral mixture using a bacterial challenge model in high-health status pigs. We examined the influence of the mixture on growth performance, hematologic parameters, haptoglobin concentration, ...
  • Tokach, Michael D.; Goodband, Robert D.; Nelssen, Jim L. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1994)
    A total of 956 sows was used to determine the influence of a single injection of beta carotene, vitamin A, or the combination of beta carotene and vitamin A at weaning on subsequent reproductive performance. At weaning, ...
  • Goodband, Robert D.; Langbein, Kari Beth; Tokach, Michael D.; DeRouchey, Joel M.; Dritz, Steven S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2013)
    A total of 1,188 finishing pigs (PIC 337 × 1050, initially 80.1 lb) were used in a 92-d experiment to determine the influence of providing phytase above that needed to meet the P requirement for growth performance and ...
  • Laurin, J.L.; Richard, R.D.; Keesecker, D.R.; Goodband, Robert D.; Nelssen, Jim L. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1991)
    An on-farm field study utilizing 287 crossbred sows was conducted to investigate the influence of additional dietary lysine during lactation on sow and litter performance. At farrowing, sows were randomly assigned to one ...
  • Woodworth, J.C.; O'Quinn, P.R.; Fakler, T.M.; Tokach, Michael D.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Goodband, Robert D.; Dritz, Steven S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1998)
    Three hundred and sixty early-weaned barrows were fed diets containing increasing levels of added Zn from zinc oxide (0, 50, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1,600, 2,400, and 3,200 ppm). From d 11 to 21, growth performance improved ...
  • Woodworth, J.C.; O'Quinn, P.R.; Moser, S.A.; Musser, R.E.; Fakler, T.M.; Tokach, Michael D.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Goodband, Robert D. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1998)
    A total of 360 pigs (initially 11.5 lb and 16 d of age) was fed a negative control diet containing no added Zn; one of six diets containing 165 ppm Zn from zinc oxide from the trace mineral premix and added AvailaZn (0, ...
  • Woodworth, J.C.; O'Quinn, P.R.; Sawyer, J.T.; Tokach, Michael D.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Goodband, Robert D. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1999)
    A total of288 weanling pigs (13.4lb and 18 d of age) was used in a 27 d growth assay to determine the effects of adding Zn from ZnS04 or ZnO on growth performance. Pigs were allotted to one of eight dietary treatments ...
  • Pollmann, D.S.; Dennis, S.M.; LaForge, R.R. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1983)
    Twenty-four sows were utilized to evaluate the influence of a high fiber diet on nutrient digestibility and hindgut bacterial populations and volatile fatty acid (VFA) concentrations. Sows were fed either a control of ...
  • Bolsen, K.K.; Berger, L.L.; Riley, Jack G. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 1974)
    Three alfalfa treatments were evaluated in a steer performance trial: (1) direct-cut and ensiled with dry milo, (2) field-wilted and ensiled, with milo added at feeding and (3) baled, with milo added at feeding. The ...
  • Steidinger, M.U.; Dau, D.; 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, 2008)
    A total of 1,008 pigs (11.9 lb and 19 d of age) were used in a 42-d experiment to determine the influence of antibiotic regimen on growth performance and economic return. From d 0 to 10, pigs were fed diets containing ...
  • Mackintosh, D.L.; Kropf, Donald H.; Harrison, D.L.; Moore, E.R.; Ahlschwede, G. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1964)
    Sixty-four steer calves owned by Martin K. Eby and sired by the same bull were selected randomly from the 1962 fall calf crop. The calves were randomly selected and sorted into eight groups and placed in the feedlot. The ...
  • Mackintosh, D.L.; Kropf, Donald H.; Flectcher, R.C.; Ahlschwede, G.A. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1965)
    During 1962-63, in cooperation with the American Hereford Association, 76 head of Hereford steers, sired by four different bulls, were slaughtered in Kansas City and the rib cut from 40 (10 from each sire group) was purchased ...
  • Tuma, H.J.; Kropf, Donald H.; Mackintosh, D.L.; Alschwede, G.A. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1966)
    Carcass measurement, muscle quality, and palatability data have been collected on 88 paternal half-sib Angus steers. At weaning they were subdivided into one of the 11 nutritional and management regimes shown in Table ...