Browsing Cattlemen's Day, 2004 by Title

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  • Dicke, B.; Erickson, G.E.; Klopfenstein, T.J.; Botts, R.T.; Anderson, P.T.; Depenbusch, Brandon E.; Drouillard, James S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2004)
    Component TE-S and Component TE-S with Tylan growth-promoting implants were compared in an experiment conducted at a commercial feedlot operation (Ward Feed Yard; Larned, Kansas) to evaluate effects on growth performance ...
  • Elwakeel, E.A.; Johnson, B.J.; Titgemeyer, Evan C. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2004)
    Fermentations were conducted to identify enzyme activities and amounts that would optimize digestion of high-fiber feed ingredients (soybean hulls, alfalfa, corn silage, and corn gluten feed). In general, adding enzymes ...
  • Llewellyn, Donald A.; Gray, B.T.; Marston, T.T.; Bandyk, C.A. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2004)
    We evaluated the effect of providing a liquid, high-protein supplement during the fall grazing period on beef cow and calf performance. Mature, pregnant, spring-calving cows (n=122) grazing native range were assigned to ...
  • Fox, J.T.; Spire, M.F. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2004)
    Bovine respiratory disease continues to be the leading cause of illness and death loss from weaning through finishing. There is no objective method to evaluate a live animal’s severity of sickness or their response to ...
  • Greenquist, M.A.; Sindt, J.J.; Kessen, T.J.; Loe, E.R.; Montgomery, Sean P.; Sulpizio, M.J.; Drouillard, James S.; Lee, Charles D. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2004)
    During times of heavy infestations by birds, feedlots can have 25 to 30% increases in feed usage, thereby resulting in large economic losses. Because starlings, blackbirds, grackles, and other avian pests normally feed ...
  • Montgomery, Sean P.; Sindt, J.J.; Greenquist, M.A.; Miller, W.F.; Pike, J.N.; Good, E.J.; Loe, E.R.; Sulpizio, M.J.; Kessen, T.J.; Drouillard, James S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2004)
    Six hundred sixty-five crossbred beef heifers initially weighing 495 lb were used to evaluate rectal temperature and plasma glucose, lactate, and urea nitrogen at initial processing as indicators of health status of newly ...
  • Grobbel, J.P.; Dikeman, Michael E.; Milliken, George A.; Yancey, E.J. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2004)
    The objective of our study was to evaluate the relationships among total iron content, myoglobin/total iron ratio, hemoglobin/total iron ratio, and flavor attributes in beef top sirloin, shoulder clod, and tenderloin ...
  • Stephens, J.W.; Obuz, E.; Grobbel, J.P.; Dikeman, Michael E. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2004)
    In a previous study, eighteen strip loins from USDA Select and premium Choice carcasses were cooked on a Magikitch’n® belt grill to determine tenderness at nine different endpoint temperatures. That study revealed that ...
  • Thompson, A.W.; Eborn, D.R.; Keenan, L.D.; Grieger, David M. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2004)
    Recently, a new product, Eazi-Breed CIDR (a vaginal insert containing progesterone), was approved for estrus synchronization in beef heifers. In previous studies the CIDR has produced excellent estrus synchrony, but it ...
  • Epp, M.P.; Blasi, Dale A.; Johnson, B.J.; Kayser, J.P.; Grieger, David M. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2004)
    A grazing/feedlot field study was conducted to evaluate the steroid hormone profile and brain monoamine oxidase type A (MAOA) activity of steers exhibiting characteristics attributed to the Buller Steer Syndrome in ...
  • Hollis, Larry C. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2004)
    Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy, commonly called “mad cow disease” by members of the media, found its way into the United States and was diagnosed in December, 2003, in a Holstein dairy cow of Canadian origin. A significant ...