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  • Kropf, Donald H.; Mackintosh, D.L.; Hinnergardt, L.C.; Flectcher, R.C.; Menzies, C.S.; Harrison, D.L.; Anderson, L. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-04-28)
    Lambs of known history were individually slaughtered as they attained 95 pounds live weight. Quality and quantity factors were evaluated and measurements taken after carcasses were chilled 48 hoours. Carcasses were broken ...
  • Kropf, Donald H.; Mackintosh, D.L.; Hinnergardt, L.C.; Menzies, C.S.; Harrison, D.L.; Anderson, L. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-04-28)
    Lambs sired by Hampshire rams and from western ewes were individually slaughtered as they reached 96 lbs. live weight. Quality and quantity factors were evaluated after carcasses were chilled 48 hours. Carcasses were ...
  • Jordan, Kyle E.; Goncalves, Marcio Antonio Dornelles; Nemechek, Jeremiah E.; DeJong, Jon A.; Tokach, Michael D.; Goodband, Robert D.; Dritz, Steven S.; DeRouchey, Joel M.; Woodworth, Jason C. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2015-04-24)
    A total of 350 pigs (PIC 1050; initially 26.45 ± 0.09 lb and 45 d of age) were used in a 21-d study to compare the effects of soy oil and 2 sources of corn oil on nursery pig growth performance. The 7 dietary treatments ...
  • Kats, L.J.; Laurin, J.L.; Tokach, Michael D.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Goodband, Robert D. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-02-11)
    A total of 311 weanling pigs (initially 10.9 lb and 17 d of age) was used to compare fish by-products, spray-dried blood meal and combinations of spray-dried blood meal and fish by-products in the phase II (d 7 to 25) ...
  • Houghton, P.L.; Simms, D.D.; Higgins, James J. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-11-02)
    Long yearling steers (n=997) of various biological types from two origins were used to test performance and carcass trait uniformity of unsorted cattle, visually sorted cattle, and cattle sorted by ultrasound and hip ...
  • Kobayashi, Y.; Stevenson, Jeffrey S. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-05-06)
    Five treatments were developed to compare a new synchronized ovulation protocol, which programs follicular development with the regression of the corpus luteum, and traditional prostaglandin protocols that only control ...
  • Lee, B.; Laudert, S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-12-14)
    Synovex-S and STEER-oid were compared in a 133-day finishing trial to evaluate their effects on growth and carcass traits of yearling steers. No significant differences in average daily gain, feed intake, feed to gain ...
  • Brandt, Robert T., Jr.; Anderson, S.J.; Elliott, J.K. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-11-02)
    Synovex-S (SS) and STEER-oid (SO) were compared in a 122-d finishing study. No differences were observed over the entire study for animal performance or carcass traits. However, in the final period (d 91-122), ...
  • Goldy, G.; Riley, Jack G.; Pope, Ronald V. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-12-03)
    There were no significant differences in performance or carcass traits for finishing cattle implanted with either Synovex-S® or STEER-oid®. The 122-day trial used 180 steers, with each treatment having 15 replicates.
  • Kuhl, Gerry L.; Simms, D.D.; Blasi, Dale A.; Kastner, Curtis L. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-10-14)
    In two field trials, 434 Holstein steers averaging 849 lbs were assigned randomly to three single implant treatments: 1) Synovex- S®, 2) Revalor®-S 120 (120 mg trenbolone acetate (TBA) + 24 mg estradiol), and 3) Revalor®-S ...
  • Smith, E.F.; Koch, B.A.; Walker, G.L.; Boren, Fred W. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-10-14)
    In Circular 349 from this station, it has been reported in a three-year study that 2 pounds of soybean pellets fed per steer daily increased the gain .39 pound per head daily on yearling steers on bluestem pasture in late ...
  • King, D.A.; Jones, R.D.; Schafer, D.E.; Dikeman, Michael E. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-08-06)
    Our study evaluated the effectiveness of the Beef Empire Days carcass index in ranking beef carcasses compared to rankings based on carcass prices. Two price sets were used: the average prices between January 1998 and ...
  • Neely, C.D.; Kerr, C.A.; Anderson, David E.; Thomson, Daniel U.; Reinhardt, Christopher D. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2012-04-03)
    Removing the horns of cattle when they arrive at feeding facilities is a common practice to reduce injury to other cattle. Bruising on carcasses of cattle that have been housed in pens containing horned cattle increases ...
  • Tracy, J. L; Nechols, James R. (2013-03-25)
    Laboratory investigations of the gregarious squash bug egg parasitoids Ooencyrtus anasae (Ashmead) and O. sp. were conducted at 20.8, 23.0, and 26.6°C. Females of both species emerged with undeveloped ovaries. Oöcyte ...
  • Miller, W.F.; Titgemeyer, Evan C.; Park, A.F.; Burgos, M.V.; Hammond, A.K.; Scheffel, Michael V.; Shirley, John E. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-12-10)
    We evaluated the impact on performance of top dressing a based total mixed ration (TMR) with long-stem alfalfa hay with or without additional dry-rolled corn to the lactating cow diet during the first 5 days postpartum. ...
  • Young, M.G.; Aherne, F.X.; Main, R.G.; Tokach, Michael D.; Goodband, Robert D.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Dritz, Steven S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2009-11-09)
    A total of 684 sows from breeding groups over six weeks were used to compare three methods of feeding during gestation and to assess the subsequent effects on lactation performance. Control gilts and sows were fed according ...
  • Schalles, R.R.; Drake, C.L.; Allen, Dell M. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-03-17)
    Freeze marking for within-herd identification was used on 65 Hereford females. The cattle were 18 months to nearly three years old. Three numerals were placed on the right rump of each animal in the fall of 1967. The ...
  • Schoneweis, D.A.; Hines, Robert H. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-04-15)
    Two farrowing groups (340 pigs) were used to evaluate two atrophic rhinitis vaccines (Atrobac III and Tocivac for the young pig. Both vaccines were effective, because no clinical evidence of atrophic rhinitis was observed ...
  • Heekin, M.D.; Kiracofe, G.H. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 2010-12-15)
    Testosterone propionate and testosterone enanthate treated cows were equally effective as heat detectors but the testosterone enanthate treatment required at least 9 fewer injections and less time from first injection unit ...
  • Gottlob, R.O.; Hastad, C.W.; Groesbeck, C.N.; Neill, C.R.; Schneider, J.D.; Frantz, N.Z.; Tokach, Michael D.; Goodband, Robert D.; DeRouchey, Joel M.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Dritz, Steven S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2009-10-20)
    A total of 350 weanling pigs (initially 13.0 lb and 14 ± 3 d of age, PIC) were used to determine the effects of water-based antimicrobial on nursery pig growth performance. Pigs were given one of 5 experimental treatments: ...

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