Testosterone-treated cows to aid in heat detection

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dc.contributor.author Laaser, G.N.
dc.contributor.author Kiracofe, G.H.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-03-04T19:32:12Z
dc.date.available 2011-03-04T19:32:12Z
dc.date.issued 2011-03-04
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/7908
dc.description What's Ahead for Cattlemen? is known as Cattlemen’s Day, 1977 en
dc.description.abstract Eight cull Hereford cows were given 200-mg. injections of testosterone proprionate repository (Haver-Lockhart, Shawnee, KS) every other day for 20 days (10 injections). Four cows were given weekly booster injections with the same testosterone proprionate; the other four were injected every three weeks with testosterone enanthate (sigma Chemical Co., St. Lois, MO.). Each cow was equipped with a chin-ball marker and each was used to detect heat in other cows. The detection period lasted approximately 45 days. Testosterone-treated cows served satisfactorily as heat detectors; those given boosters of testosterone proprionate marked more cows in heat than those given testosterone enanthate. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station); 291 en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Cattlemen’s Day, 1977 en_US
dc.subject Beef en_US
dc.subject Testosterone en_US
dc.subject Heat detection en_US
dc.title Testosterone-treated cows to aid in heat detection en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1977 en_US
dc.citation.epage ii en_US
dc.citation.spage i en_US
dc.description.conference Cattlemen's Day, 1977, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, March 4, 1977 en_US


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