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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Bergstrom, J.R.; Signer, T.L.; Tokach, Michael D.; Goodband, Robert D.; Nelssen, Jim L. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1994)
    A 28 d growth trial was conducted to determine the effects of adding organic acids to a Phase I starter diet on pig performance. At weaning (13 ± 2 d of age and 8.86 lb), 300 pigs were blocked by weight and allotted to ...
  • Real, D.E.; Woodworth, J.C.; Webster, M.J.; Tokach, Michael D.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Goodband, Robert D.; Dritz, Steven S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2000)
    A 24-d growth study was conducted to evaluate the effects of low rates of a dietary acidifier, calcium propionate, on weanling pig growth performance. Experimental diets, fed from d 0 to 10, were a control diet with no ...
  • 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, ...