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  • Young, M.G.; Noblet, J.; Aherne, F.X.; Van Milgen, J.; Woodworth, J.C.; Tokach, Michael D.; Goodband, Robert D.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Dritz, Steven S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2003)
    Twelve multiparous sows were utilized in a randomized complete block design to determine the effects of feeding diets with or without Carnichrome® (50 ppm carnitine and 200 ppb chromium picolonate) on the components of ...
  • Waylan, A.T.; Johnson, R.C.; Unruh, John A. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1998)
    Eighty-two boneless pork loins were used to examine the effects of chop location on longissimus muscle quality. The highest quality chops came from the posterior end. They had the lowest Warner-Bratzler shear value (most ...
  • Homm, J.W.; Johnson, R.C.; Unruh, John A. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2003)
    Pork longissimus muscle quality characteristics were evaluated on 109 center cut boneless loins. After 21 d aging, loins were cut into 1-inch chops and allowed to bloom for 30 minutes before visual measurements (color, ...
  • Groesbeck, C.N.; Lawrence, K.R.; Valdez, F.; Tokach, Michael D.; Goodband, Robert D.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Dritz, Steven S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2004)
    A total of 150 pigs (PIC, initial body weight 178.9 ± 14.7 lb) were used in a 35-d study to evaluate the effect of chromium propionate and chromium tripicolinate on plasma non-esterifed fatty acids (NEFA) in growing-finishing ...
  • Coble, Kyle F.; Card, Korrin N.; DeRouchey, Joel M.; Tokach, Michael D.; Woodworth, Jason C.; Goodband, Robert D.; Dritz, Steven S.; Usry, J. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2013)
    A total of 150 pigs (PIC 327 × 1050; initially 191 lb BW) were used in a 15-d study to determine if pigs have a preference for diets that contain added Cu from either copper sulfate (CuSO4) or tribasic copper chloride ...
  • Potts, J.P.; Brouk, Michael J. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2011)
    Fresh water pumping records were obtained from 24 western Kansas dairy farms for a 10-year period from 2000 through 2009. Farms were divided by facility type: dry lot (DL), free stall (FS), or a combination (DL+FS). Of ...
  • Köster, H.H.; Cochran, R.C.; Vanzant, E.S.; St Jean, G.; Titgemeyer, Evan C. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1995)
    Five Angus × Hereford cow s with ruminal and duodenal fistulas were used to evaluate the effect of providing increasing degradable intake protein (DIP) o n the site and extent of digestion of dormant, tallgrass-prairie ...
  • Signer, T.; Owen, K.Q.; Musser, R.M.; Smith, J.W. II; Richert, B.T.; Dritz, Steven S.; Tokach, Michael D.; Goodband, Robert D.; Nelssen, Jim L. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1994)
    A total of 180 barrows (initially 7.4 or 11.9 lb and 9 or 19 d of age) was used in a growth assay to determine the influence of two weaning ages and three diet complexity sequences on growth performance and carcass cha ...
  • Ferrell, K.C.; Allee, G.L.; Koch, B.A.; Hines, Robert H. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1973)
    One hundred eighteen barrows and gilts were used to evaluate adding lysine to a 11.2% crude protein, milo-soybean meal ration. Rate of gain was significantly improved (P<.05) in both barrows and gilts receiving the higher ...
  • Woodworth, J.C.; Tokach, Michael D.; Koo, S.I.; Minton, J. Ernest; Owen, K.Q.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Goodband, Robert D.; Dritz, Steven S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2002)
    Gestating sows (n=44; parity=2.0; BW=458 lb) were used to determine the effects of dietary Carnitine and/or chromium picolinate on daily blood parameter profiles. Diets were formulated as a 2 × 2 factorial with carnitine ...
  • Young, M.G.; Tokach, Michael D.; Goodband, Robert D.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Dritz, Steven S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2001)
    A total of 800 pigs were used to evaluate the influence of dietary energy level on the response to betaine in finishing pig diets. Dietary treatments were arranged in a 2 × 2 factorial with or without betaine and ...
  • Utter, S.D.; Corah, L.R. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1994)
    Fifty-nine heifers were allotted to be fed at two different energy levels. One group gained 1.77 lb/hd/day, and the other 1.25 lb/hd/day. Estrus was synchronized with the MGA/prostaglandin system. After MGA removal, ...
  • Usry, J.; 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, 2003)
    To determine the effects of increasing added fat on pig growth performance 1,440 pigs (each initially 26 lb) were used in a 21 d growth trial. Pigs were fed diets containing none, 1.5, 3.0, 4.5, and 6.0% choice white ...
  • Nitikanchana, S.; Chipman, A.L.; Usry, J.; Patience, J.F.; Tokach, Michael D.; Dritz, Steven S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2011)
    A total of 475 nursery pigs (initially 13.4 lb and 5 d postweaning) were used to determine the influence of the standardized ileal digestible (SID) isoleucine:lysine ratio on the optimal SID tryptophan:lysine ratio for ...
  • Stuewe, S.R.; Friesen, K.G.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Goodband, Robert D.; Tokach, Michael D.; Unruh, John A. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1993)
    Seventy-two high-lean growth gilts were used to determine the effects of dietary lysine on carcass characteristics and subprimal cut distribution of gilts fed to 230 or 300 lb. The gilts were fed one of six lysine ...
  • Friesen, K.G.; Kerr, B.J.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Goodband, Robert D.; Tokach, Michael D.; Unruh, John A.; Kropf, Donald H. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1993)
    Seventy-two high-lean growth gilts (initially 75.5 lb BW) were used to determine the influence of dietary lysine on carcass characteristics at 120 and 160 lb. Gilts were randomly selected for slaughter when the average ...
  • Friesen, K.G.; Kats, L.J.; Kerr, B.J.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Goodband, Robert D.; Tokach, Michael D.; Unruh, John A.; Kropf, Donald H. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1993)
    One-hundred eight high-lean growth gilts (75.5 lb initial weight) were used to determine the dietary lysine requirement to maximize growth performance and protein accretion from 80 to 160 lb. The experiment was designed ...
  • Friesen, K.G.; Owen, K.Q.; Richert, B.T.; Kats, L.J.; Kerr, B.J.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Goodband, Robert D.; Tokach, Michael D.; Unruh, John A.; Kropf, Donald H. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1993)
    One-hundred eight high-lean growth gilts (159.6 lb) were used to determine the dietary lysine requirement to optimize growth performance from 160 to 300 lb. The experiment was designed as a randomized complete block, ...
  • Friesen, K.G.; Owen, K.Q.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Goodband, Robert D.; Tokach, Michael D.; Unruh, John A. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1994)
    One hundred-fourteen high-lean growth gilts (initial wt of 100 lb) were used to determine the level of digestible methionine required to optimize growth performance and carcass characteristics from 100 to 240 lb. The ...
  • Real, D.E.; Woodworth, J.C.; Webster, M.J.; James, B.W.; Alonso, E.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Tokach, Michael D.; Goodband, Robert D.; Unruh, John A.; DeRouchey, Joel M.; Dritz, Steven S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2000)
    One hundred forty-four finishing pigs were used to determine the influence of added dietary niacin on their growth performance and meat quality. Gilts grew slower, ate less, and were more efficient than barrows for the ...