Browsing Livestock Feeders' Day, 1964 by Author "Koch, B.A."

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Browsing Livestock Feeders' Day, 1964 by Author "Koch, B.A."

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  • Koch, B.A.; Loeppke, D.W. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1964)
    Specific additives are successfully incorporated into swine rations. Each year new ones are approved and each year the efficacy of the older ones is questioned. Recent feeding trial comparisons at this station are summarized ...
  • Koch, B.A.; Parrish, D.B. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1964)
    Nitrates are known to harm animals when ingested under certain conditions. Previous work here indicated that a higher level of dietary nitrate might interfere with carotene conversion to Vitamin A. This trial attempted to ...
  • Weiner, P.D.; Kropf, Donald H.; Mackintosh, D.L.; Koch, B.A. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1964)
    The effect of processing pork carcasses before rigor mortis was studied in 21 market-weight swine. The left side of each carcass served as a control and was chilled for 48 hours at 32-36 F before being cut and processed ...
  • Koch, B.A.; Moyer, W.A. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1964)
    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 ...
  • Koch, B.A. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1964)
    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 ...
  • Koch, B.A. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1964)
    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.