Browsing Cattlemen's Day, 1977 by Author "Schalles, R.R."

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  • Corah, L.R.; McKee, M.; Schalles, R.R. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 1977)
    One hundred twenty-seven suckling calves were allotted to one of three treatments: (1) Control group - not implanted (2) Implanted (Ralgro) once during sucking period (3) Implanted (Ralgro) twice during sucking period ...
  • Hultine, V.; Kiracofe, G.H.; Schalles, R.R.; McKee, R.M.; DeBenedetti, R.C. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 1977)
    Calving was induced in 26 of 29 Polled Hereford cows that were injected between 271 and 287 days of gestation intramuscularly with 20 mgs. Of dexamethasone (Azium) and 10 mgs. ECP (estradiol cypionate). Oxytocin, give ...
  • Schalles, R.R.; Blum, J.K.; Smith, W.H. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 1977)
    Selecting animals for decreased feed per unit of gain has made small changes in feed conversion over a four-year period. Adjusting for maintenance requirements by using mid weight to 0.75 power was not entirely satisfactory ...
  • Heekin, M.D.; Kiracofe, G.H.; Schalles, R.R.; Ward, H.S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 1977)
    We used 76 cows to determine the effect of inseminating at different times after detecting estrus and to evaluate Synchronization B as an estrus synchronizing agent. Cows were divided into five groups: (1) nonsynchronized ...
  • Fleck, A.A.; Schalles, R.R.; Riley, Jack G.; Fink, G.; O' Banion, D.S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 1977)
    Adding a medicated top dressing to a weaning calf ration did not reduce calf sickness, but increased weight gains the second and third weeks of a three-week weaning trial.