Browsing Cattlemen's Day, 1994 by Author "Simms, D.D."

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  • Simms, D.D.; Geske, J.M.; Bolze, R.P. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1994)
    A survey of 312 commercial cattle producers was conducted to determine the relative importance of selection criteria used in buying bulls. Calving ease was a major consideration of a high percentage of producers, and ...
  • 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 ...