Browsing Cattlemen's Day, 2002 by Published Date "2002"

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Browsing Cattlemen's Day, 2002 by Published Date "2002"

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  • LaBrune, H.J.; Hachmeister, K.A.; Kropf, Donald H.; Drouillard, James S.; Dikeman, Michael E. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2002)
    Forty-eight ribeye steaks from steers fed diets containing steam-flaked corn (SFC), steam-flaked corn with tallow (SFC/Tallow), or steam-flaked corn with rolled flaxseed (Flax) were used to evaluate the effects of ...
  • Mark, D.R.; Schroeder, Ted C. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2002)
    The effect of several weather conditions on average daily gain (ADG) and profits is quantified for typical steers and heifers fed in commercial feedyards in Western Kansas from 1980 to 1999. ADG predictions for particular ...
  • Stryker, L.; Jones, R.; Langmeier, M. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2002)
    For the beef industry to be economically competitive with other meat industries, it is essential that individual producers strive for the most efficient, highest quality, least cost production possible. A sample of 26 ...
  • Farran, T.B.; LaBrune, H.J.; Montgomery, Sean P.; Sindt, J.J.; Coetzer, C.M.; Hunter, R.D.; Higgins, James J.; Drouillard, James S.; Blasi, Dale A. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2002)
    Two 35-day receiving experiments were conducted using 668 highly stressed crossbred beef heifers to evaluate differences in growth performance, morbidity, and mortality when fed diets containing differing sources of ...
  • Marston, T.T.; Wankel, L.E.; Moser, Daniel W. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2002)
    Many factors are considered when commercial cow/calf producers buy bulls. Breeding system needs and breeder’s preference determine which breed of bull will be purchased at a multi-breed sale. Our analysis of prices ...
  • Richardson, A.M.; Hensley, B.A.; Marple, T.J.; Johnson, Sandra K.; Stevenson, Jeffrey S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2002)
    Our objectives were to determine fertility of heifers after estrus synchronization using PGF2α preceded by either progesterone, GnRH, or both. Beef (n = 193) and dairy (n = 246) heifers were assigned randomly to three ...
  • 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 ...
  • Farran, T.B.; Spire, M.F.; Sindt, J.J.; Montgomery, Sean P.; Coetzer, C.M.; LaBrune, H.J.; Minton, J. Ernest; Higgins, James J.; Elsasser, T.H.; Drouillard, James S.; Blasi, Dale A. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2002)
    Two studies were conducted utilizing crossbred beef steers to evaluate immune response following endotoxin challenge. In Trial 1 steers (n = 20; 688 lb BW) were fed diets containing rolled full-fat soybeans (SOY) or ...
  • Marsh, T.L.; Piggott, N.E. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2002)
    This study investigates whether food safety incidents involving beef, pork, and poultry, and the accompanying publicity have impacted United States meat demand. Beef demand is modeled as a function of beef prices, ...
  • Löest, C.A.; Tigemeyer, E.C.; Johnson, B.J.; Trater, A.M.; Lambert, B.D.; Drouillard, James S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2002)
    Four ruminally cannulated Holstein steers (749 lb) were used in a 4 × 4 Latin square experiment to evaluate the benefits of supplementing digestive enzymes and dietary buffers to a soybean hull-based diet fed to steers ...
  • Mancini, R.A.; Hunt, Melvin C.; Kropf, Donald H.; Hachmeister, K.A.; Johnson, D.E.; Fox, Sean (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2002)
    This study evaluated the combined effects of storage temperature, storage time, display temperature, display time, and fat level on ground beef color. Storage at 32°F minimized discoloration during display compared ...
  • Timm, R.R.; Unruh, John A.; Dikeman, Michael E.; Hunt, dm; Lawrence, T.E.; Boyer, John E.; Marsden, James L. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2002)
    We investigated mechanical force measurements on uncooked longissimus muscle as a means to predict Warner- Bratzler shear force (WBSF) and trained sensory panel tenderness (SPT) of cooked strip loin steaks. Uncooked ...
  • Danler, R.J.; Thippareddi, H.; Boyle, Elizabeth A. E.; Phebus, Randall K.; Fung, Daniel Y. C.; Kastner, Curtis L. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2002)
    Commercially produced vacuum packaged, fully cooked, microwaveable beef roasts from four producers were purchased from local retail markets. Salt concentration, pH, water activity (aw), and percent moisture, fat and ...
  • Lawrence, T.E.; Waylan, A.T.; Kastner, Curtis L. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2002)
    Ultrastructural changes were studied in beef eye of round muscle after 120 hours marination in 0.5, 0.75, or 1.0% calcium phosphate (CaPO) or 2, 4, or 6% calcium chloride or 1% sodium pyrophosphate (CaCl+NaPO) solutions. ...
  • Kessen, T.J.; Sulpizio, M.J.; Spire, M.F.; Ethington, R.T.; Drouillard, James S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2002)
    Three hundred and fifty-eight crossbred beef steers (average initial weight 701 lb) were fed finishing diets containing 0, 5, 10, or 15% full-fat corn germ to evaluate effects on growth performance and carcass chara ...
  • Löest, C.A.; Coetzer, C.M.; Titgemeyer, Evan C.; Drouillard, James S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2002)
    Heifers (756 lb, 312 head) were used in a finishing study to evaluate the effects of peroxide-treated feather meal on animal performance and carcass characteristics. Diets contained 3.0% of peroxide-treated or untreated ...
  • Davis, J.R.; Dikeman, Michael E. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2002)
    The use of an electronic identification (EID) system in slaughter facilities holds great potential as a tool for animal and carcass traceability, if used as part of a comprehensive carcass tracking system. However, ...
  • Yeary, T.; Nietfeld, Jerome C. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2002)
    Samples from cattle with pneumonia and/or arthritis were cultured for Mycoplasma. When requested, the Mycoplasma isolates were further identified to species by polymerase chain reaction or restriction fragment ...
  • Wendelburg, J.W.; Lambert, D.L.; Thippareddi, H.; Kastner, Curtis L.; Phebus, Randall K.; Marsden, James L. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2002)
    Prime rib is generally prepared by cooking to low temperatures for long times to attain the desired tenderness and juiciness. Destruction of Salmonella spp. in blade tenderized prime rib was examined by following ...
  • Harmoney, Keith R.; Johnson, Sandra K.; Cochran, R.; Vanzant, E.; Wilson, J.; Yauk, D.; Holder, Michael S.; Allen, B.; Bell, W.; Jansonius, H.; Jones, Timothy J.; Ploger, Mark D.; McClure, Gregory W. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2002)
    The K-State Research and Extension Forage Task Force surveyed Kansas rangelands during the course of seasonal changes to enable producers and managers to better estimate the feed value of their pasture forage during ...