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  • Menzies, C.S.; Wheat, J.D.; Mackintosh, D.L.; Kropf, Donald H. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-04-28)
    Data were collected on 94 lambs of known breeding born the fall of 1962. The lams were from ewes in the original fine-wool flock sired by eight unrelated Suffolk yearling rams. This was the ewes fourth lam crop.
  • Smith, W.H.; Wheat, J.D.; Spies, H.G. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-05-04)
    The purebred Shorthorn beef cattle breeding project was continued during 1963 without modification. Inbreeding was continued in the two separate lines, which have remained closed to outside breeding since the study was ...
  • Mackintosh, D.L.; Kropf, Donald H.; Harrison, D.L.; Moore, E.R.; Ahlschwede, G. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-05-06)
    Sixty-four steer calves owned by Martin K. Eby and sired by the same bull were selected randomly from the 1962 fall calf crop. The calves were randomly selected and sorted into eight groups and placed in the feedlot. The ...
  • Mackintosh, D.L.; Kropf, Donald H.; Good, D.L.; Wheat, J.D.; Teagarden, J.; Harrison, D.L. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-05-04)
    Seventy head of fed Hereford steers, sired by four different bulls, were slaughtered in Kansas City, and the rib cut from 40 (10 for each sire) returned to Manhattan for detailed analysis. Cooking data are now available ...
  • Menzies, C.S.; Banbury, Evans E. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-04-28)
    One hundred fifty yearling ewes were added to the flock in May, 1963, so the ewe flock now consists of approximately 450 two-, five-, and six- year-old fine-wool ewes. All were purchased in southwestern Texas as yearlings. ...
  • Koch, B.A.; Moyer, W.A. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-05-04)
    Eleven Kansas swine produces had 27 pens of barrows and gilts on test during the summer of 1963. It was necessary to send most of the pigs to Maurer-Neuer Meat Packers in Arkansas City for slaughter because our refrigeration ...
  • Menzies, C.S.; Erhart, A. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-04-28)
    Delivery of 602 fine-wool feeder lambs was accepted at Menard, Texas, October 16, 1963. They were sorted from 700 lambs and averaged 67.3 lbs. each with a 3% shrink. Purchase price was $16.25 per cwt. Immediately 197 were ...
  • DeGeer, C.V.; Smith, E.F.; Richardson, D.; Good, D.L. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-05-06)
    The 65 heifers used in this study were good-to-choice Herefords purchased near Fort Davis, Texas, assigned to treatments on a random-weight basis. The heifers were rotated between pastures so any differences due to pastures ...
  • Richardson, D.; Smith, E.F.; Dunn, L.; Harbers, L.H. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-05-04)
    Sixty Hereford steer calves were divided into six equal lots. Sorghum silage ad lib. And 1 pound of soybean oil meal per head daily were fed to all lots. Half of the animals (Lots 7, 8, and 9) received 8 pounds of sorghum ...
  • Koch, B.A. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-04-28)
    Limiting daily feed intake during the last half of the growing-finishing period is a possible way to improve carcass characteristics of market pigs. A review of limited feeding trials conducted here and elsewhere leads to ...
  • Richardson, D.; Banbury, Evans E.; Erhart, A.B.; Williams, G.; Russ, Oliver G.; Harbers, L.H.; Loper, D.C.; Cox, R.F. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-05-06)
    This is a progress report on the second test to determine whether there is a differences in the performance of beef steers due to location, soil, climate, rainfall and/or feed produced in four area of Kansas: Colby, Garden ...
  • Richardson, D.; Banbury, Evans E.; Erhart, A.B.; Davidson, F.R.; Williams, G.; Smith, E.F.; Loper, D.C.; Harbers, L.H.; Cox, R.F. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-05-04)
    It is generally thought that performance of cattle may differ in various parts of the state due to location, soil, climate, rainfall and/or feed produced. This project is an attempt to determine whether such differences ...
  • Menzies, C.S.; Cox, R.F.; Deyoe, C.W.; Pfost, H.B. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-04-28)
    This test is a follow-up of the study reported on page 5 concerning the effects of form and heat treatment of rations on lamb feedlot performance.
  • Richardson, D.; Akram, M. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-05-04)
    Opinion differs on the value of single or mixed sources of added protein in beef rations. This experiment was to determine the percentage total nitrogen and protein nitrogen present in rumen ingesta of steers fed a single ...
  • Moe, D.R.; Kropf, Donald H.; Mackintosh, D.L.; Harrison, D.L.; Anderson, L. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-05-06)
    A group of 32 wholesale beef ribs, from cattle of known history, ranging in grade from high standard to high good, were used. A longissmus dorsi (rib eye muscle) sample was removed at the 12th rib and used to obtain color, ...
  • Koch, B.A. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-05-04)
    Slotted floors in all phases of swine production are being widely investigated. Confining pigs on a slotted floor is not a new idea. However, we need to know more about how best to use slotted floors.
  • Smith, E.F.; Richardson, D.; Curtis, R.G.; Dunn, L. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-05-06)
    The 60 good-to-choice grade Hereford calves used in this test came from near Fort Davis, Texas. They were assigned 10 to a lot on the basis of weight. All lots received all the prairie hay they would consume, about four ...
  • Smith, E.F.; Robertson, K.E.; Lipper, R.; Richardson, D.; Boren, Fred W. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-05-04)
    The favorable results of previous tests of the value of beef feedlot lighting justified further studies. Faster and more efficient gains were obtained under lighted conditions in two years of farm testing.
  • Gnadt, K.L.; Smith, E.F.; Richardson, D.; Kramer, J.E.; Dunn, L.; Boren, Fred W. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-05-05)
    Cobalt is one of the more recent minerals discovered to be essential to ruminants. It is necessary for the synthesis of Vitamin B 12 in the rumen. Copper is necessary for hemoglobin formation, along with iron. Corn is ...
  • Smith, E.F.; Richardson, D.; Kramer, J.E. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-05-06)
    Twenty-four yearling Hereford heifers with a USDA Feeder Grade of about High Good were divided on the basis of prior treatment and on a random-weight basis into four groups of six heifers each. The experimental diet is ...

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