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  • Westmeyer, H.W.; Zoellner, K.O. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 1968)
    The Kansas Beef Cattle Improvement Program is to help improve beef cow herds in Kansas and to provide information that will be valuable to producers in selecting breeding animals and making management decisions. The program ...
  • Schalles, R.R.; Zoellner, K.O.; Olson, W. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1986)
    Bulls placed in Kansas Bull Tests have increased in weight, gain, frame, and scrotal circumference, while decreasing in fat thickness over the past 15 years. Bull buyers have been willing to pay for increased performance, ...
  • Schroeder, Ted C.; Kuhl, G. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1988)
    A survey of Kansas custom cattle feedlots was conducted in the fall of 1987. This paper summarizes the survey and discusses some of the custom cattle feeding services and charges being offered.
  • Harner, Joseph P.; Hess, L.; Murphy, James P. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1995)
    The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) enforces two different regulation s in the state of Kansas. One set of regulation s is from the Federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and applies to ...
  • Jensen, F.E.; Erickson, D.B.; Trieb, S.E.; Tuma, H.J. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 1972)
    The U.S. system of producing, marketing, and distributing farm products has been heralded as the world’s most efficient, with lower distribution costs than any other nation. Research continues to improve marketing through ...
  • Lambert, C.; Simms, D.; Schalles, B.; Corah, L.; Kuhl, G.; Sands, M. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1984)
    Spring born steer calves, weaned and delivered to custom feedlots by Kansas producers, were fed to slaughter weight. Gain and carcass information was gathered on over 5,000 head fed in 53 separate tests since the fall ...
  • Simms, D.; Mintert, J.; Maddux, A. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1991)
    The performance, carcass characteristics, and economic data from over 6,200 steers entered in Kansas Steer Futurities from 1974 through 1988 were summarized to evaluate production trends and profitability. The ...
  • Bolze, R.; Lambert, C.; O'Neill, S.; Corah, L. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 1982)
    Recently, Kansas State University surveyed the factors a commercial cowman considers when he buys Angus, Simmental, or Hereford bulls. A mail survey of the customers of 29 purebred breeders of those three breeds ...
  • Koch, B.A.; Moyer, W.A. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1962)
    The seventh group of pigs tested in the Kansas Swine Testing Station completed their test during the 1961-62 winter. The Animal Husbandry Department and the Extension Service cooperation in manging and supervising the ...
  • Koch, B.A.; Moyer, W.A. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1963)
    The boar testing program was changed to a slaughter-pig testing program a year ago. The testing station committee of the Association made the change because of the difficulty in identifying carriers of infectious atrophic ...
  • Koch, B.A.; Moyer, W.A. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1964)
    Eleven Kansas swine produces had 27 pens of barrows and gilts on test during the summer of 1963. It was necessary to send most of the pigs to Maurer-Neuer Meat Packers in Arkansas City for slaughter because our refrigeration ...
  • Coblentz, W.K.; Fritz, J.O.; Bolsen, K.K. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1993)
    A simple system is described that uses a hinged metal baling unit and a hydraulic press to make 4.0 × 4.3 × 5.3 inch wire-tied, laboratory- scale, hay bales. A comparison of densities of conventional, small, alfalfa ...
  • Kang, D.H.; Crozier-Dodson, B.A.; Jiang, G.; Shi, X.; Fung, Daniel Y. C. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1999)
    Combined lactic acid (2%), hot water, and microwave treatments were used to reduce natural microflora and the pathogens Escherichia coli O157:H7, Salmonella typhimurium, and Listeria monocytogenes in vacuum-packaged ...
  • 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, 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.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, 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, 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.; 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 ...
  • 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 ...