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  • Menzies, C.S.; Erhart, A.B. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1966)
    Lambs used were finewool wethers purchased from the Zuni Indian Reservation near Gallup, New Mexico. Average purchase weight of 699 head was 63.8 lbs.; cost was $23.50 per cwt. plus 15 cents per head commission. Lambs were ...
  • Menzies, C.S.; Erhart, A. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1964)
    Delivery of 602 fine-wool feeder lambs was accepted at Menard, Texas, October 16, 1963. They were sorted from 700 lambs and averaged 67.3 lbs. each with a 3% shrink. Purchase price was $16.25 per cwt. Immediately 197 were ...
  • Menzies, C.S.; Erhart, A.B. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1967)
    Lambs used were finewool wethers purchased from Phelps White, Roswell, New Mexico. Average purchase weight of 648 head was 75.8 lbs.; cost was $23.50 per cwt. Lambs were trucked to Garden City, arriving October. They sheared ...
  • Menzies, C.S.; Erhart, A.B. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1963)
    Six hundred and forty mixed wether and ewe fine-wool, feeder lambs were received at the Zuni Indian Reservation near Gallup, N.M., October 18, 1962. They averaged 61.9 pounds at the receiving point and 58.6 pounds off ...
  • Menzies, C.S.; Erhart, A.B. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1965)
    Delivery of 601 finewool. Wether feeder lambs was accepted at Menard, Texas, October 8, 1964. Average weight was 68.9 pounds; cost, $19.25 per cwt. Lambs were shorn (average fleece weight, 3.2 lbs.) and shipped 543 miles ...
  • Menzies, C.; Erhart, A.B. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1959)
    October 27, lambs were weighed, lotted, and started on test. Lambs were faced and tagged. Seventy-five lambs were shorn and all lambs, except those in lot 9, were drenched with 6 cc. of Trivermol drench. Half the lambs ...
  • Stokka, Gerald L.; Smith, J.F.; Dunham, James R.; Van Anne, T. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1996)
    Foot problems are major concerns for dairies, and care should be taken to avoid promoting them. Preventive measures, with the aid of a veterinarian, must be followed if the problem is expected to be controlled. ...
  • Harner, Joseph P.; Smith, J.F. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2009)
    Existing blueprints were used to estimate land requirements for new dairy facilities. The average land requirement for constructing a new dairy complex with freestall housing and a new parlor is 915 ft2 per lactating ...
  • Kimple, K.; McKee, M.; Fink, G. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 1977)
    One hundred-two mature Simmental and Hereford cows in mid to late gestation were used to compare three maintenance rations during an 83-day trial: (1) milo stover silage, (2) large package milo stover (stacks and bales), ...
  • Taylor, R.K.; Warmann, G.W.; Plaschka, B.M.; Blasi, Dale A.; Newdigger, Glenn E., Jr. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1993)
    The amounts of wheat or hybrid sudan hay wasted with three large round bale feeding methods were evaluated at two ranch locations. The feeding methods were: 1) bale processor (Hay Forage Industries BP 25®) used to ...
  • Vargas, German; Michaud, J. P.; Nechols, James R. (2012)
    Reproductive schedules are a critical aspect of life history intrinsically linked to a species' ecology. We explored dynamic trajectories of daily fecundity, egg size, and egg fertility in three size classes of Hippodamia ...
  • Dennis, S.M.; Avery, T.B.; Bartley, E.E.; Galitzer, S.J.; Nagaraja, T. G. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 1980)
    Lasalocid or Rumensin (monensin) protected cattle gorged with grain from lactic acidosis. Both lasalocid and monensin prevented the decrease in rumen and blood pH and increase in rumen and blood lactic acid (0(-) isomer) ...
  • Hu, Yang; Zhang, Junli; Jia, Hongge; Sosso, Davide; Li, Ting; Frommer, Wolf B.; Yang, Bing; White, Frank F.; Wang, Nian; Jones, Jeffrey B. (2014)
    Citrus bacterial canker (CBC) disease occurs worldwide and incurs considerable costs both from control measures and yield losses. Bacteria that cause CBC require one of six known type III transcription activator-like (TAL) ...
  • Bremer, Dale J.; Keeley, Steven J.; Jager, Abigail L.; Fry, Jack D. (2013)
    Urbanization is increasing the land area covered with turfgrasses, which may have implications for water quantity and quality. The largest sector of turfgrass is residential lawns. Our objectives were to survey residential ...
  • Brown, K.R.; Johnson, B.J.; Woodworth, J.C.; Goodband, Robert D.; Tokach, Michael D.; Nelssen, Jim L. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2006)
    We determined the effects of supplemental L-carnitine on the insulin-like growth factor (IGF) system in porcine embryonic myoblasts (PEM) from gilts. Forty gilts (BW = 303.6 lb) were allotted to 1 of 4 treatments that ...
  • Maxson, P.F. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1986)
    Recent promotion of the National Pork Producers Lean Guide to Pork Value has focused attention on providing pork producers with an economic incentive to raise lean, meaty hogs. The packing industry version of this value-based ...
  • Van Wormer, D.M.; Pollmann, D.S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1984)
    A total of 316 crossbred weanling pigs were used in two studies to evaluate the effect of the addition of edible-grade, unbleached soy lecithin on growth in starter pig diets with and without added fat and/or dried whey. ...
  • Van Wormer, D.; Pollmann, D.S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1984)
    A total of 316 crossbred weanling pigs were used in two studies to evaluate the effect of the addition of edible-grade, unbleached soy lecithin on growth in starter pig diets with and without added fat and/or dried whey. ...
  • Steele, K.S.; Weber, M.J.; Boyle, Elizabeth A. E.; Lobaton-Sulabo, A.S.; Cundith, C.; Hiebert, Y.H.; Abrolat, K.A.; Attey, J.M.; Clark, S.D.; Johnson, D.; Roenbaugh, T.L.; Hunt, Melvin C. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2012)
    Consumers are not able to estimate tenderness, juiciness, or flavor when selecting beef cuts at retail stores. Instead, they rely on color as one of the major criteria to select beef cuts. During refrigerated display, ...