Browsing Food Science Institute by Subject "Performance"

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Browsing Food Science Institute by Subject "Performance"

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  • Dikeman, Michael E.; Nagele, K.N.; Myers, S.M.; Schalles, R.R.; Kropf, Donald H.; Kastner, Curtis L.; Russo, F.A. (American Society of Animal Science, 2008-06-02)
    Twenty-four 8-mo-old Angus X Hereford (A X H) reciprocal crossbred steers and 28 3/8 Simmental X 1/4 Chianina X 3/8 Angus or Hereford steers (S X C) were utilized to study two production systems and two carcass-processing ...
  • Hickok, D.T.; Schalles, R.R.; Franke, D.E.; Dikeman, Michael E. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-10-20)
    Eighty nine steers with different proportions of Angus, Hereford, Charolais, Brahman, and Gelbvieh breeding from rotational and terminal crossbreeding systems were produced in Louisiana and finished at KSU. Half of ...
  • Hickok, D.T.; Schalles, R.R.; Franke, D.E.; Dikeman, Michael E. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-10-14)
    Data from the 207 crossbred steers used in this study indicate that when calves are placed in the feedlot on a finishing ration at weaning, they will have better feed efficiencies, greater lifetime ADGs, lighter carcass ...
  • Hickok, D.T.; Schalles, R.R.; Franke, D.E.; Dikeman, Michael E. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-10-15)
    Feedlot performance of 207 steers with various percentages of Angus, Hereford, Charolais, Brahman, and Gelbvieh breeding were compared at a constant 1) days fed, 2) adjusted carcass backfat, and 3) slaughter weight. ...
  • Healy, B.J.; Hancock, Joe D.; Fung, Daniel Y. C.; Liang, C.; Yu, S.L. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-04-09)
    Two 5-wk experiments, using a total of 270 pigs (avg initial wt of 16.1 and 13.11b), were conducted to determine the dose-response relationship between Streptococcus faecium additions to drinking water and performance of ...
  • Nichols, David A.; Hancock, Joe D.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Hines, Robert H.; Kropf, Donald H. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-04-08)
    Two hundred and forty finishing pigs were utilized to evaluate the effect of fat source and level on growing pig performance and carcass characteristics. Pigs were fed a milo-soybean meal diet balanced on a constant ...
  • Anderson, K.L.; Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G.; Morrill, J.L.; Reddy, P.G.; Avery, T.B.; Anderson, N.V. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2012-09-20)
    Twenty newborn bull calves assigned to two groups, protozoa-free or protozoa-inoculated, were used to determine the effects of ruminal protozoa on performance of early weaned calves. Calves in the protozoa group were ...
  • Fitzner, G.E.; Weeden, T.L.; Healy, B.J.; Schricker, B.R.; Hines, Robert H.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Goodband, Robert D.; Kropf, Donald H.; Hancock, Joe D. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-04-15)
    Sixty crossbred barrows initially weighing 55.7 lb were used to evaluate six experimental treatments during a 5-wk growth trial. Pigs received one of three levels of dietary lysine (1.0, 1.5, or 2.0%) and were injected ...
  • Fitzner, G.E.; Weeden, T.L.; Friesen, K.G.; Hines, Robert H.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Goodband, Robert D.; Kropf, Donald H.; Hancock, Joe D. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-04-08)
    One-hundred twenty crossbred barrows initially weighing 68.7 lb were used to determine the lysine requirement of growing pigs injected with 5 mg/d porcine somatotropin (PST) during a 5-wk growth trial. Pigs received one ...
  • Fitzner, G.E.; Weeden, T.L.; Friesen, K.G.; Hines, Robert H.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Goodband, Robert D.; Kropf, Donald H.; Hancock, Joe D. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-04-02)
    One-hundred twenty crossbred barrows initially weighing 68.7 lb were used to determine the lysine requirement of growing pigs injected with 5 mg/d porcine somatotropin (PST) during a 5-wk growth trial. Pigs received one ...
  • Apple, J.K.; Simms, D.D.; Kuhl, Gerry L.; Dikeman, Michael E.; Kastner, Curtis L. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-11-02)
    Over the entire feeding period (249 d). Finaplix® (F) plus Synovex-S® (S)-implanted steers had higher (P<.05) daily gains than F+Ralgro® (R), F; and control (C) steers. All treatments produced higher (P<.05) daily gains ...
  • De Jong, Jon A.; DeRouchey, Joel M.; Tokach, Michael D.; Goodband, Robert D.; Woodworth, Jason C.; Paulk, Chad B.; Jones, Cassandra K.; Stark, Charles R.; Dritz, Steven S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2015-04-26)
    A total of 288 pigs (PIC 327 × 1050; initially 96.4 lb) were used in an 83-d study to determine the effects of hard red winter wheat particle size on finishing pig growth performance, diet digestibility, and caloric ...
  • Hancock, Joe D.; Fung, Daniel Y. C.; Hart, R.A.; Manninen, M.T. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-04-08)
    One hundred twenty pigs (13.2 lb avg initial wt) were used in an experiment to determine the effects of pelleting on the ability of fermentation products to improve growth performance of nursery-age pigs fed low-lysine ...
  • Hancock, Joe D.; Fung, Daniel Y. C.; Hart, R.A.; Manninen, M.T. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-04-02)
    One hundred twenty pigs (13.2 lb avg initial wt) were used in an experiment to determine the effects of pelleting on the ability of fermentation products to improve growth performance of nursery-age pigs fed low-lysine ...
  • Johnston, M.E.; Schricker, B.R.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Goodband, Robert D.; Hines, Robert H.; Kropf, Donald H. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-04-08)
    One hundred eight barrows with an initial weight of 120 lb were utilized to determine the effects of porcine somatotropin (PST) administration period and duration on growth performance and carcass characteristics of ...
  • Johnston, M.E.; Schricker, B.R.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Goodband, Robert D.; Hines, Robert H.; Kropf, Donald H. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-04-15)
    One hundred twenty barrows with an initial wt of 130 lb were utilized to determine the effects of dietary lysine level and porcine somatotropin (pST) injection on growth performance and carcass characteristics of finishing ...
  • Gray, D.G.; Unruh, John A.; Dikeman, Michael E. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-12-10)
    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, ...
  • Johnson, R.D.; Dikeman, Michael E. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-12-01)
    Implanting young bulls and steers with trenbolone acetate and zeranol (Ralgro ®) resulted in increased slaughter weights and carcasses that tended to have more marbling than those of control bulls. Furthermore, steaks ...
  • Rosenkranz, Richard R.; Cook, Chad M.; Haub, Mark D. (2008-05-09)
    Purpose: To illustrate the effects of low-carbohydrate (LC) and grain-based (GB) diets on body composition, biomarkers, athletic training, and performance in an elite triathlete. Methods: The athlete followed 2 dietary ...
  • Jacela, Jay Y.; DeRouchey, Joel M.; Tokach, Michael D.; Goodband, Robert D.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Renter, David G.; Dritz, Steven S. (2012-04-06)
    Feed additives are non-nutritive products used in swine diets to improve production efficiency and performance. If chosen carefully and used properly, feed additives can be effective and can help increase the profitability ...

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