Browsing Cattlemen's Day, 1994 by Subject "Beef heifers"

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Browsing Cattlemen's Day, 1994 by Subject "Beef heifers"

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  • Utter, S.D.; Houghton, P.L.; Corah, L.R.; Simms, D.D.; Spire, M.F.; Butine, M.D. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1994)
    Commercial beef heifers (n=1863) from 16 different sources were used to evaluate the influence of management practices and biological traits on first-service conception and overall pregnancy rates. Frame score, initial ...
  • Simms, D.D. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1994)
    A total of 361, suckling, heifer calves was used over a 2-year period to assess the effects of implanting with either Ralgro® or Synovex-C® on growth and subsequent performance as replacement females. Both implants ...
  • Utter, S.D.; Corah, L.R. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1994)
    Fifty-nine heifers were allotted to be fed at two different energy levels. One group gained 1.77 lb/hd/day, and the other 1.25 lb/hd/day. Estrus was synchronized with the MGA/prostaglandin system. After MGA removal, ...
  • Minton, J. Ernest; Brandt, Robert T., Jr.; Coughlin, C.M.; Cochran, R.C. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1994)
    Crossbred heifers (546 lb initial body weight) were developed in drylot and limit-fed a corn, corn silage diet to gain .5 (n = 14), 1.0 (n = 15), 1.5 (n = 14), or 2.0 lb/d (n = 15) from Dec. 7, 1992 until the onset of ...