Browsing Livestock Feeders' Day, 1964 by Subject "Performance"

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Browsing Livestock Feeders' Day, 1964 by Subject "Performance"

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  • Smith, E.F.; Anderson, K.L.; Drake, C.L.; Boren, Fred W. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1964)
    This experiment was designed to determine the effect of different stocking rates, of deferred grazing, and of pasture burning on cattle performances, productivity of pastures and range condition as determined by plant ...
  • Drake, C.L.; Smith, E.F.; Spies, H.G.; Richardson, D.; Good, D.L. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1964)
    This trial was designed to study effects of low to high levels of calcium and phopphorus supplements on heifers grazing bluestem pasture. February 18, 1961, 40 Hereford heifer calves, weighing about 400 pounds each, were ...
  • Menzies, C.S.; Banbury, Evans E. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1964)
    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. ...
  • DeGeer, C.V.; Smith, E.F.; Richardson, D.; Good, D.L. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1964)
    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, 1964)
    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, 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 ...
  • 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, 1964)
    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, 1964)
    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, 1964)
    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.
  • 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.