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  • Meyer, M. J.; Everett, R.W.; Van Amburgh, M.E. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2004)
    The primary advantages of reducing age at first calving (AFC) include reducing rearing costs as well as reducing time in which the heifer is only a capital drain on farm resources. The primary disadvantage of reducing AFC ...
  • Harner, Joseph P.; Smith, J.F.; Miller, W.F.; Cvetkovic, B.; Brouk, Michael J. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2004)
    Seven heat-stressed, lactating Holstein cows were exposed to six different cooling systems to evaluate the effects of air velocity and direction of airflow. Cows were arranged in a 7 × 7 Latin-square design. Six ...
  • Harner, Joseph P.; Smith, J.F.; Miller, W.F.; Cvetkovic, B.; Brouk, Michael J. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2004)
    Lactating dairy cattle were used to evaluate three different cooling systems. Eight cows were arranged in a replicated Latinsquare design and assigned to each of four treatments. Treatments were control, lowpressure soaking ...
  • Tiffany, S.M.; Stevenson, Jeffrey S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2004)
    We compared outcomes of two protocols used to resynchronize estrus and ovulation in dairy females after found open at pregnancy checks. Replacement heifers and lactating cows in which AI occurred 41 ± 1 day earlier ...
  • Francis, L.L; Kong, S.H.; Chambers, Delores H.; Jeon, I.J.; Simmons, S.R.; Schmidt, Karen A. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2004)
    Many people seem to prefer to drink milk when it is cold. Research describing flavor and aftertaste of milk, and then correlating these traits with their chemical composition, has not previously been done. The ...