Browsing Cattlemen's Day, 2001 by Subject "Beef"

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Browsing Cattlemen's Day, 2001 by Subject "Beef"

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  • Montgomery, Sean P.; Sindt, J.J.; Farran, T.B.; Pike, N.J.; Coetzer, C.M.; LaBrune, H.J.; Trater, A.M.; Hunter, R.D.; Stock, R.A.; Drouillard, James S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2001)
    Three hundred thirty-nine crossbred beef heifers were used in a 74-day finishing study to evaluate effects of adding 0.5% urea to finishing diets containing steam-flaked corn and 34% (dry basis) Sweet Bran® wet ...
  • Sindt, J.J.; Pike, J.N.; Montgomery, Sean P.; Coetzer, C.M.; Farran, T.B.; Kessen, T.J.; Ethington, R.T.; Drouillard, James S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2001)
    A 153-day finishing experiment was conducted using 631 heifers to determine optimum alfalfa hay and wet corn gluten feed (WCGF) combinations in steam-flaked, corn-based diets. Diets contained either 2 or 6% alfalfa ...
  • Löest, C.A.; Lambert, B.D.; Trater, A.M.; Titgemeyer, Evan C. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2001)
    This study evaluated the effects of branched-chain amino acids on nitrogen retention and plasma branched-chain amino acid concentrations. Five ruminally cannulated Holstein steers (387 lb) were used in a 5 × 5 Latin ...
  • Pollak, E.J.; Green, R.D.; Taylor, J.; Davis, S.; Holm, T.; Koontz, S.; Gill, C.; Moser, Daniel W.; Westcott, E.A.; Dikeman, Michael E. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2001)
    Carcass and Warner-Bratzler shear force data on strip loin steaks have been obtained on over 4,200 cattle from contemporary progeny groups from the most widely used sires in 15 beef cattle breed associations (16 breeds). ...
  • Pollak, E.J.; Lipsey, R.J.; Westcott, E.A.; Dikeman, Michael E.; Stroda, Sally L. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2001)
    Warner-Bratzler shear force data on strip loin steaks were obtained on 761 steers from contemporary groups of progeny from the most popular 38 Simmental sires, and 133 steers from nine Simbrah sires. The range for ...
  • Sindt, J.J.; Thippareddi, H.; Lambert, D.L.; Farran, T.B.; Montgomery, Sean P.; LaBrune, H.J.; Higgins, James J.; Drouillard, James S.; Phebus, Randall K. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2001)
    Finishing beef steers (615 head) were used in a 152-day experiment to evaluate the effects of feeding 80:0, 60:30 or 30:60 ratios (dry basis) of steam-flaked corn and wet corn gluten feed (WCGF, 30WCGF, 60WCGF) on ...
  • Paisley, S.I.; Stokka, Gerald L.; Brazle, F.K. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2001)
    Eight paired comparisons conducted at three field sites with 1059 newly-received lightweight stocker calves were used to determine the effect of free-choice cooked molasses tubs designed for receiving cattle on 28-day ...
  • Andrews, B.S.; Unruh, John A. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2001)
    We used 108 top sirloin butts to determine the influence of quality grades, postmortem aging periods, and blade tenderization passes on percentages of thawing and cooking losses and Warner-Bratzler shear (WBS) force ...
  • Wankel, L.E.; Marston, T.T.; Stokka, Gerald L.; Brethour, J.R.; Rozell, Timothy G. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2001)
    Our objective was to determine if vaccinating dams precalving and calves preweaning for Pasteurella haemolytica could effect serum antibody titers in dams, and the pre- and post-weaning health and performance of their ...
  • Yancey, E.J.; Hunt, Melvin C.; Addis, P.B.; Katsanidis, E.; Dikeman, Michael E. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2001)
    Three groups of 12 (n=36) grain-finished, crossbred Charolais steers were humanely slaughtered, and nine in each group were infused via the carotid artery with an aqueous solution of sugars, sodium chloride, and ...
  • Montgomery, Sean P.; Sindt, J.J.; Farran, T.B.; Pike, N.J.; Coetzer, C.M.; Trater, A.M.; Higgins, James J.; Drouillard, James S.; Titgemeyer, Evan C. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2001)
    Including 40% wet corn gluten feed (WCGF) in the diet increased total tract digestion of organic matter and neutral detergent fiber (P<0.01), reduced total volatile fatty acid concentration (P<0.01), increased rumen ...
  • Ortega-Valenzuela, M.T.; Thippareddi, H.; Phebus, Randall K.; Marsden, James L.; Kastner, Curtis L. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2001)
    Distribution of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in restructured beef from artificially inoculated meat pieces and destruction of E. coli O157:H7 in restructured beef steaks prepared from artificially inoculated meat was ...
  • Paisley, S.I.; Kuhl, G.L.; Higgins, James J.; Huck, G.L.; Farran, T.B.; Sindt, J.J.; Montgomery, Sean P.; Birkelo, C.; Blasi, Dale A.; Dikeman, Michael E.; Holder, Michael S.; Kehler, David E. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2001)
    A pasture/feedlot field study was conducted to evaluate the effects of a single Ralgro® implant during the stocker phase on steer grazing performance and subsequent feedlot performance and carcass merit. A total of ...
  • Marston, T.T.; Yauk, D.O. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2001)
    Native grass samples were collected monthly for five years and analyzed for nutrient content. Crude protein and ADF content indicate that grass quality is highest in May and June, then steadily declines until October. ...
  • Mintert, J.; Schroeder, Ted C.; Marsh, T. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2001)
    We investigated factors that have affected beef demand over the last two decades. Beef demand is typically modeled as a function of beef prices, competing meat prices, prices of all other goods, and consumer expenditures. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Obuz, E.; Yancey, E.J.; Lawrence, T.E.; King, D.A.; Dikeman, Michael E. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2001)
    We used an electric belt grill, a forced air convection oven, and an electric broiler to cook steaks from three beef muscles; outside round (biceps femoris), loin strip (longissimus lumborum) and eye round (semitendi ...
  • Sammel, L.M.; Hunt, Melvin C.; Kropf, Donald H. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2001)
    The beef inside round muscle, especially the deep portion, has poor color stability, a troublesome condition for the meat industry. We examined influences of pre-rigor temperature and pH decline on chemistry of the inside ...
  • Wickersham, T.A.; Cochran, R.C.; Dhuyvetter, D.V.; Farmer, C.G.; Grieger, David M. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2001)
    An experiment was conducted to determine the effect of providing a small amount of a high-protein supplement during the fall and effects of increasing subsequent level of winter supplementation on cow-calf performance. One ...
  • Timm, R.R.; Hachmeister, K.A.; Sammel, L.M.; Rasor, A.E.; Unruh, John A.; Stroda, Sally L. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2001)
    Aging loin strip, bottom, and eye of round steaks for 21 days decreased Warner- Bratzler Shear (WBS) values (increased tenderness). For the top round, aged semimembranosus muscle steaks tended to have lower WBS values ...