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  • Menzies, C.; Erhart, A.B. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1961)
    The 600 head of Rambouillet wether feeder lambs used in these tests were received at Menard, Texas, October 10, 1960. They were sorted from 1100 wether lambs raised by Page Brothers of El Dorado, Texas. Average purchase ...
  • Hillman, M.; Erhart, A.B.; Menzies, C. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1962)
    The 638 white-face feeder lambs used in these tests were received October 18, 1961, at the Zuni Indian Reservation south of Gallup, N.M. Average purchase weight was 71.2 lbs. per head. They arrived in Garden City, October ...
  • Ceylan, E.; Hunt, Melvin C.; Fung, Daniel Y. C.; Kastner, Curtis L. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2002)
    This research evaluated the effect of garlic, cold storage and heating on Escherichia coli O157:H7 in ground beef patties. Ground beef (20% fat) inoculated with E. coli O157:H7 to an initial inoculum level of 8 log10 ...
  • Soita, H.W.; Brent, B.E. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1993)
    High levels of the thiamin-destroying enzyme, thiaminase I, were found in the feces of 3 of 50 apparently healthy dairy cows. All high fecal thiaminase I levels returned to normal within 3 weeks, indicating that ...
  • Glaze, J.B. Jr.; Schalles, R.R. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1999)
    Weight and milk production records of Polled Hereford cows born from 1967 to 1979 were used to fit growth and lactation curves. A multiple-trait, derivative-free, restricted maximum likelihood (MTDFREML) procedure, utilizing ...
  • Andries, K.M.; Schalles, R.R.; Franke, D.E.; Dikeman, Michael E. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1996)
    Growth and carcass data from 5 years of a long-term, rotational, crossbreeding project were used to calculate heritabilities and genetic and phenotypic correlations for direct and maternal birth and weaning weight, ...
  • Christmas, R.A.; Spire, M.F.; Sargeant, J.M.; Tucker, Sharon K.; Moser, Daniel W. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2001)
    Breeding soundness examination data on over 1,200 yearling Angus bulls were analyzed to determine heritability of and genetic relationships among breeding soundness traits. Breeding soundness exam procedures were ...
  • Eborn, D.R.; Moser, Daniel W. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2003)
    Field data from the North American Limousin Federation was used to determine the heritability and genetic correlations of body condition score (BCS) with carcass traits. Carcass traits included carcass weight, ribeye ...
  • Kreikemeier, K.K.; Harmon, D.L.; Avery, T.B.; Brandt, Robert T., Jr. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1988)
    Glucose infused into the abomasum of Holstein steers resulted in higher arterial glucose concentrations and increased net glucose absorption than either starch or dextrin infusions. Increasing infusion rates above 20 ...
  • Eborn, D.R.; Grieger, David M. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2007)
    The use of artificial insemination can improve genetics, shorten the calving season, and increase weaning weights by having more calves born earlier in the breeding season. Reasons that this technology has not been used ...
  • Axe, D.; Ilg, H.; Bolsen, K.; Behnke, Keith C. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 1980)
    Two finishing trials with heifers and steers were conducted to determine the value of grain dust (GD) to replace cracked corn and to compare soybean meal and urea as protein supplements. Results of the 104-day heifer ...
  • Fox, J.T.; Jacob, M.E.; Reinstein, S.L.; Drouillard, James S.; Nagaraja, T. G. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2007)
    Escherichia coli O157 is an important food-borne pathogen for which the gastrointestinal tract of cattle is the major reservoir. Fecal shedding of E. coli O157 in cattle reflects the ability of the organism to persist in ...
  • Richardson, D.; Smith, E.F.; Koch, B.A.; Boren, Fred W. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1961)
    Two types of sorghum silage were used in this test. They were (1) DeKalb forage type which produced approximately 100 bushels of grain and 20 tons of silage per acre; and (2) RS610 grain type which produced approximately ...
  • Laudert, S.B.; Kuhl, G.L.; Edwards, A.J. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1987)
    Two field trials were conducted to compare the pasture and finishing performance of heifers spayed by the Kimberling-Rupp(K-R) technique or by flank spaying plus autografting a piece of ovarian tissue into the rumen wall ...
  • Hayes, D.; Corah, L.; Bartley, E.E. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 1980)
    Data collected from six producers grazing 4050 head of cattle on 850 acres of irrigated alfalfa showed that under optimum conditions, Kansas producers can expect: stocking rate, 5 to 6 head/acre; average daily gain, 2 ...
  • Martin, Victor L.; Hale, R. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2004)
    Rye, wheat, and triticale pasture were evaluated during the winters of 2000-01, 2001-02, and 2002-03 for their ability to increase cattle weight from late fall through mid-spring. Large-scale studies were conducted on two ...
  • Johnson, Sandra K.; Harmoney, Keith R. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2011)
    Beef producers can lower feed costs by extending the grazing period and reducing the need for harvested forages. Complementary forage systems extend the native range grazing season; wheat pasture is common in the southern ...
  • Schroeder, Ted C. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1998)
    Pricing fed cattle on a value-based quality and yield grade grid provides the best opportunity for cattle producers to receive premiums associated with high quality cattle. However, grid discounts for cattle not desired ...
  • Hunt, Melvin C.; Kendall, J.L.A.; Kropf, Donald H.; Dikeman, Michael E.; Kastner, Curtis L. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 1980)
    Ground beef from electrically stimulated and/or pre-rigor processed carcasses was equivalent to conventional ground beef in texture, palatability, and frozen storage stability, but lost more juice when vacuum-stored, had ...
  • Ilg, H.; Bolsen, K.; Dikeman, Michael E. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 1981)
    Growing rations containing forage sorghum silage (FSS) or equal amounts of FSS and alfalfa haylage were fed to crossbred steer calves for 112 days. Steers consumed more of the FSS + haylage but rate and efficiency of ...