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  • 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: ...
  • Thaler, R.C.; Nelssen, Jim L. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-04-15)
    Two studies utilizing a total of 480 pigs (21 days old) were conducted to compare wet versus dry feeding during a 4 wk starter period. Pigs were fed a pelletized, high nutrient density diet for the first 2 wk and a ...
  • Smith, E.F.; Koch, B.A.; Walker, G.L. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-10-31)
    Twenty head of good-quality yearling Hereford steers were used in the test. They were purchased from the Lanker Ranch. Medicine Lodge, Kans., as calves in the fall of 1954; they were wintered in dry lot and then grazed ...
  • Smith, E.F.; Koch, B.A.; Cox, R.F.; Walker, G.L. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-10-31)
    Yearling steers often are used by Kansas producers in a wintering, grazing, and fattening program or some variation of it. They can usually be purchased at a lower price per hundredweight than steer calves and may be ...
  • Smith, E.F.; Koch, B.A.; Boren, Fred W. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-10-03)
    Twenty head of yearling Hereford steers, grading about high good on the basis of USDA feeder grades, were used in the test. They came from near Fort Davis and Paducab, Texas, and were allotted into tow lots on the basis ...
  • Hastad, C.W.; Tokach, Michael D.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Goodband, Robert D.; Dritz, Steven S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-02-11)
    A total of 315 nursery pigs (initially 33.5 lb) were used in a 21-d growth assay to compare relative energy values of ‘Nutridense’ and ‘Nutridense Low Phytate’ corn compared to Yellow Dent corn. Dietary treatments consisted ...
  • Andries, K.M.; Schalles, R.R.; Franke, D.E.; Dikeman, Michael E. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-09-03)
    Data from 5 years of a long-term, rotational crossbreeding project were used to compare breeds for growth and carcass traits. The traits of interest were direct and maternal birth and weaning weights, gain on feed, ...
  • Tracy, J. L.; Nechols, James R. (2013-03-25)
    Laboratory investigations of the gregarious squash bug egg parasitoids Ooencyrtus anasae and O. n. sp. near anasae (O. sp.) were conducted at 20.8, 23.0, and 26.6°C. In both species, total developmental periods (egg to ...
  • Kim, J.H.; Jeon, I.J; Forbes, M.S.; Schmidt, Karen A. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-05-06)
    Ten samples of vanilla frozen yogurt were purchased in Kansas and compared to a highprotein, KSU formulation. The KSU formulation had similar solids, fat, and sugar contents as the commercial samples. All commercial ...
  • Weber, A.D. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2012-02-16)
    Tests with urea in beef cattle rations have been conducted at the Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station since 1940. In the first test, urea was compared with cottonseed meal as a source of nitrogen for fattening calves. ...
  • Woodworth, J.C.; James, B.W.; DeRouchey, Joel M.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Tokach, Michael D.; Goodband, Robert D.; Dritz, Steven S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-02-18)
    Three hundred thirty-three nursery pigs (initially 23.7 lb) were used in a 21-d growth assay to determine the lysine bioavailability of spray-dried blood meal, blood cells, and crystalline lysine on growth performance. ...
  • Crespi, John M.; Saitone, Tina L.; Sexton, Richard J. (2013-03-11)
    This paper addresses buyer market power in farm product procurement markets. We argue that buyer power concerns are often overstated because traditional models of buyer market power are incapable of depicting the economic ...
  • Stevenson, Jeffrey S. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-08-02)
    These are somewhat exciting times for dairy producers because of the new arsenal of hormones available for controlling estrous cycles and improving fertility. Using Bovilene® seems to assist cows in releasing a retained ...
  • Murphy, James P.; Harner, Joseph P. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-02-19)
    Composting dead animals from a swine production facility offers an environmentally sound disposal method to many producers
  • Laudert, S.B. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-12-01)
    Feedlot heifers implanted once with either Compudose® or Synovex-H® performed similarly, with daily gains of 3.16 vs 3.27 lbs, respectively. Compudose retention in the ear was 97.5%. Implant site abscess rate was 2.5% for ...

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