Browsing Cattlemen's Day, 1985 by Subject "Performance"

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Browsing Cattlemen's Day, 1985 by Subject "Performance"

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  • Kuhl, G.; Ridley, R.; Francis, E.; Riat, L. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1985)
    A field trial was conducted with 80 cow-calf pairs to evaluate the effect of deworming both cows and calves with fenbendazole, on cattle performance and internal parasite burden. Midseason and weaning weights of calves ...
  • Brazle, F.K.; Blecha, Frank; Riley, Jack G.; McLaren, J.B. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1985)
    Bull and steer calves of mixed breed type were shipped from Newport, Tennessee to Manhattan, Kansas. Bull calves were castrated on arrival at Manhattan. Calves were classified into four breed-types as follows: (1) black, ...
  • Moyer, Joseph L.; Lomas, Lyle W. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1985)
    Mefluidide (Embark® ) delays maturity and suppresses seed head formation in grasses. Mefluidide treatment increased the crude protein content of fescue pasture and improved daily gain of grazing steers by 14.3% (.21 lb ...
  • Lee, B.; Stuart, R.; Perryman, K.; Ridenour, K. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1985)
    Ration formulation for stressed beef calves needs careful consideration, since low feed intakes, rumen dysfunction, and various other health and management problems may influence nutrient intakes and requirements. ...
  • Murphy, P.; Pope, Ronald V.; Nichols, David A.; Riley, Jack G. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1985)
    When average outside air temperature was about 40 F, water temperatures of 40, 60, Of' 80 F had little effect on water intakes of yearling steers and heifers. In addition, there were no significant differences in average ...
  • Gray, D.G.; Unruh, John A.; Dikeman, Michael E. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1985)
    Implanting bulls with Ralgro® from birth to slaughter resulted in performance similar to that of nonimplanted bulls. However, implanted bulls were less masculine, had smaller scrotal circumference up to 16 months of age, ...
  • Brethour, J.; Lee, B.; Riley, Jack G. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1985)
    At least for the varieties we studied, hard red winter wheat was superior to soft red winter wheat in beef cattle rations. That contradicts the perception that feed wheats should be soft. The net energy values of Larned ...