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  • Potter, M. L.; 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, 2010-11-22)
    A total of 3,680 weanling pigs were used in 2 experiments to determine the effects of mat-feeding strategies and different waterer types on pig performance and removal rates. In Exp. 1, a total of 24 pens (58 pigs per ...
  • Sonon, R.N.; Suazo, R.; Pfaff, L.; Dickerson, J.T.; Bolson, K.K. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-11-02)
    These studies examined the agronomic performance of 20 forage sorghum cultivars, each harvested at three stages of maturity in 1990. Whole-plant dry matter (DM) yields were highest at the late-dough stage of kernel maturity, ...
  • Potter, M. L.; 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, 2009-11-12)
    Two experiments were performed to determine the effects of feeding diets in meal or pellet form on finishing pig performance. A corn-soybean meal-based diet was fed in Exp. 1, and a diet containing alternative ingredients ...
  • Groesbeck, C.N.; Tokach, Michael D.; Goodband, Robert D.; Nelssen, Jim L.; DeRouchey, Joel M.; Dritz, Steven S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2009-10-29)
    A total of 2,016 pigs (initially 12.6 lb and 18 ± 2 d of age) were used in a 28-d growth assay to evaluate the current feed-budget allocations for SEW, Transition, and Phase 2 diets fed in meal form in a commercial ...
  • Baumann, Nicholas W.; Sevart, Nicholas J.; Michael, Minto; Milke, Donka T.; Lewis, G.; Moxley, R.; Phebus, Randall K. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2014-06-06)
    Escherichia coli O157:H7 was declared to be an adulterant in raw ground beef in 1994 by the United States Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service following a large and deadly foodborne disease outbreak ...
  • Graham, A.B.; Nitikanchana, S.; Goodband, Robert D.; Tokach, Michael D.; DeRouchey, Joel M.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Dritz, Steven S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2012-11-28)
    An experiment was conducted to determine the effects of increasing medium-oil dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS; 7.4% fat, 28.1% CP, 10.8% ADF, and 25.6% NDF) on growth performance and carcass traits in finishing ...
  • McDaniel, M.R.; Higgins, James J.; Heidenreich, J.M.; Shelor, M.K.; Parsons, G.L.; Henning, P.H.; Drouillard, James S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2009-12-07)
    Upon arrival in feedlots, cattle normally must be adapted to high-concentrate diets. The microbial population in the rumen of incoming cattle normally is suited to digestion of forages, and when cattle are transitioned ...
  • Corrigan, M.E.; Drouillard, James S.; Spire, M.F.; Moser, Daniel W.; Higgins, James J.; Loe, E.R.; Fox, J.T.; Minton, J. Ernest; Depenbusch, Brandon E. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-08-02)
    Previous trials conducted at Kansas State University demonstrated that melengesterol acetate (MGA) increased growth rates and tended to reduce chronic sickness in heifers naturally challenged with undifferentiated ...
  • Fox, J.T.; Spire, M.F.; Kessen, T.J.; Sulpizio, M.J.; Drouillard, James S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-08-04)
    Sixty yearling heifers (827 lb initial body weight) were fed finishing diets an average of 95 days. To eliminate social interaction and riding, they were fed in individual pens. Diets were formulated using steam-flaked ...
  • Ly, C-C; Miller, L.; Deyoe, C.W.; Phost, H.B.; Tribble, L.F. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-04-28)
    Sorghum grain was prepared in a hammermill with a 1/8-inch screen and by steam rolling through a fine corrugated roller mill. Each preparation was fed in meal, pellet or crumble form. The rations also contained soybean oil ...
  • Boyd, G.W.; Patterson, D.J.; Corah, L.R.; Brethour, J.R. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-12-03)
    Three trials were conducted in the spring of 1985 to evaluate the effectiveness of MGA feeding and Prostaglandin (PGF) injection on estrus induction and synchronization. Trials 1 and 2 were both done on a Kansas ranch and ...
  • Perry, R.C.; Boyd, G.W.; Goehring, T.B.; Corah, L.R. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-12-01)
    Four trials were conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of Melegestrol Acetate (MGA ®) and prostaglandin (PGF) in inducing and synchronizing estrus. In trial 1, treated heifers were fed MGA for 7 days and given a ...
  • Sulpizio, M.J.; Kessen, T.J.; Loe, E.R.; Montgomery, Sean P.; Pike, J.N.; Sindt, J.J.; Drouillard, James S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-08-04)
    A trial was conducted using 723 crossbred heifers (468 lb initially) to evaluate the effects of including melengestrol acetate (MGA) in receiving diets on growth performance, morbidity, mortality, and carcass characteristics. ...
  • Nitikanchana, S.; DeRouchey, Joel M.; Bergstrom, J.R.; Tokach, Michael D.; Goodband, Robert D.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Dritz, Steven S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2012-12-04)
    A total of 1,245 pigs (PIC 1050 × 337, initially 106 lb) were used in a 90-d study to determine the effects of MicroSource S (DSM Nutritional Products Inc., Parsippany, NJ) and diet type on growth performance, carcass ...
  • Turlington, W.H.; Allee, G.L.; Nelssen, Jim L. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-04-19)
    Two trials using a total of 48 pigs were conducted to compare protein (soybean meal and casein) and carbohydrate (dextrose and lactose) sources. In trial 1, digestion studies were conducted to determine apparent digestible ...
  • Hulbert, Lindsey E; Trombetta, Sophia A.; Noel, Jere A.; Moisa, Sonia J.; Montgomery, Sean P.; Hanzlicek, Greg A.; Bradford, Barry J. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2015-04-22)
    Our objectives were to determine the health and blood parameters before, during, and after weaning of 114 Holstein heifers fed either accelerated milk replacer (MR; 28% CP, 18% fat) or non-saleable milk (3.59 ± 0.28% ...
  • Wondra, K.J.; Fahrenholz, C.H.; Stark, C.R.; Hines, Robert H.; Hancock, Joe D.; Behnke, Keith C. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-02-11)
    Two experiments were conducted to determine the effects of mill type and particle size uniformity on finishing pigs. In Exp. 1, 120 pigs, with an average initial weight of 105 lb, were fed corn-soybean meal-based diets for ...
  • Potter, M. L.; Bergstrom, J. R.; 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, 2010-11-22)
    A total of 512 commercial finishing pigs were used in a 15-d trial to determine the effects of mixing late-finishing pigs from 1 or 2 barns at different stocking densities on pig performance prior to marketing. ...
  • Sorheim, O.; Hunt, Melvin C.; Menninen, M.; Warren, K.E.; Kropf, Donald H. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-04-15)
    Use of 10% oxygen in a modified gas atmosphere package resulted in more off-odor, higher microbial counts, and a less desirably colored loin and loin chops. Furthermore, it reduced chop display life and is not recommended.
  • O'Quinn, P.R.; Andrews, B.S.; Woodworth, J.C.; Goodband, Robert D.; Unruh, John A.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Tokach, Michael D. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-02-18)
    A trial was conducted to evaluate the effects of modified tall oil (MTO; .50% of the diet) and creatine monohydrate (CMH; 25 g/pig/day for 10 days prior to slaughter) on performance, carcass characteristics, and meat ...

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