Browsing Dairy by Subject "Management"

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Browsing Dairy by Subject "Management"

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  • Stokka, Gerald L.; Falkner, Thomas R.; Bierman, Patrick (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1997)
    Three strategies exist to control unwanted disease in a livestock operation: 1) prevent the douintroduction of infected cattle, 2) raise the overall level of resistance and specific resistance to infectious disease, and ...
  • Smith, J.F. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1987)
    Dry cows do not require the intensive daily management of cows in early lactation, but the handling of mastitis treatments, feeding regimen, and grouping are of utmost importance in determining how the cows will perform ...
  • Dunham, J.R. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1984)
    The March 1984 DHI summary of Kansas Holstein herds shows some interesting correlations of various feeding, breeding, and management factors to production (Table 1). The Rolling Herd Average (RBA) is an excellent evaluation ...
  • Smith, J. F.; Jones, G. A.; Harner, Joseph P. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1997)
    The design and management of freestall 4) air or vision. facilities are critical in maintaining cow comfort and high milk production. Dairy produc- Lunge Space ers should be conscious of the factors affecting cow comfort ...
  • Dunham, J. R. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1991)
    Heifer feeding and management programs have a great impact on the efficiency of the future dairy herd. Dairies that feed and manage heifers for calving at about 24 mo of age are optimizing milk production, feed cost ...
  • DeLano, F. D.; Langemeier, Michael R. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1993)
    Actual dairy cow herd enterprise records from Kansas Farm Management Association farms over the past 4 years have shown an increase in returns over variable costs from $17,900 to $23,300 per farm for a 100-cow dairy ...
  • Dhuyvetter, Kevin C.; Kastens, T.L. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2005)
    Thirty-one dairy producers participated in the Kansas Farm Management Association (KFMA) dairy enterprise analysis each year from 2002 to 2004. The dairy farms were sorted based on 3-year average returns over total ...
  • DeLano, F.D.; Langemeier, Michael R. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1994)
    Actual records of dairy cow herd enterprises from Kansas Farm Management Association farms over the past 4 years have shown an increase in returns over variable costs from $17,900 to $27,000 per farm for a 100-cow dairy ...
  • Smith, J.F.; Stevenson, Jeffrey S. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1995)
    Despite the negative effects of milk production on some reproductive traits, calving intervals between high- and low-producing groups varied by only 9 days (414 vs 423). First-service conception rates were 8 ...
  • Britt, J.S. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1989)
    Except for very low producing herds, management of reproduction does not seem to have much effect on the herd's level of production. To counter this statement, we must ask the question: "If they did not manage reproduction, ...