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  • Smith, E.F.; Richardson, D.; Cox, R.F.; Boren, Fred W. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1963)
    Previous work (Bulletin 447) indicated that sorghum grain fattening rations supplemented with 0.5 pound per head per day of soybean oil meal produced gains minimal in efficiency and carcasses equal to those from heifers ...
  • Sukhonthasarnpa, S.; Parrish, D.B.; Koch, B.A. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1963)
    The presence of nitrates and nitrites in feed and drinking water of farm animals apparently has caused some serious nutritional problems. This study was to establish more clearly some ways the nitrites interfere with ...
  • Smith, E.F.; Richardson, D.; Fairbanks, G.E.; Boren, Fred W. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1963)
    This feeding trial was to determine the effects of various field-conditioned alfalfa hays on the winter performance of heifer calves. Second-cutting alfalfa was field-conditioned or processed as follows: 1. Control-mowed, ...
  • Smith, E.F.; Richardson, D.; Fairbanks, G.E.; Boren, Fred W. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1963)
    This is the third year of an experiment designed to investigate factors that affect the feeding value of sorghum silage. Data reported in Circular 383, 1960-61, indicated that almost without exception, average daily gain, ...
  • Menzies, C. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1963)
    Research has provided the basis for improving production of quantity and quality of lamb and wool. Knowledge obtained concerning improved breeding, feeding, management and disease control practices has been used to increase ...
  • Koch, B.A. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1963)
    Changes in methods of feeding, breeding, and managing swine have been almost revolutionary the past 50 years. Consumer preference disease control , new knowledge concerning nutrition, new and more adaptable equipment, new ...
  • Smith, W.H.; Wheat, J.D.; Spies, H.G. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1963)
    The purebred Shorthorn cattle breeding program was continued during 1962 without modification of breeding plans. Inbreeding was continued in the two lines. The Wernacre Premier line is in its firth generation and the Mercury ...
  • Menzies, C.S.; Hillman, M.; Banbury, Evans E. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1963)
    The Colby ewe flock consists of approximately 325 four-and five-year-old fine-wool ewes, that were purchase in southwest Texas as yearlings. Purebred Hampshire ewes are used. The first attempts to determine the effect that ...
  • Koch, B.A.; Moyer, W.A. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1963)
    The boar testing program was changed to a slaughter-pig testing program a year ago. The testing station committee of the Association made the change because of the difficulty in identifying carriers of infectious atrophic ...
  • Menzies, C.S.; Erhart, A.B. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1963)
    Six hundred and forty mixed wether and ewe fine-wool, feeder lambs were received at the Zuni Indian Reservation near Gallup, N.M., October 18, 1962. They averaged 61.9 pounds at the receiving point and 58.6 pounds off ...
  • Smith, W.H. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1963)
    The purebred livestock industry was well established in the United States 50 years ago. Breed registries were active in promoting breeds and maintaining pedigree records then. Livestock shows were well established in the ...
  • Richardson, D. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1963)
    Not one nutrient has been created, yet tremendous progress has been made in the relatively new field of animal nutrition, primarily by scientific investigations that have more clearly defined nutrient needs and interrelationships ...
  • Richardson, D.; Tsien, W.S. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1963)
    Crude protein, or protein as the term is commonly used, represents all nitrogen-containing compounds in the feed. True protein is that portion of the protein which has been formed by the combining of amino acids. The value ...
  • Mackintosh, D.L.; Merkel, R.A.; Menzies, C.S.; Kropf, Donald H.; Forrest, J.C. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1963)
    A total of 279 crossbred lambs were slaughtered over a three-year period at an approximate live weight of 90 pounds. USDA carcass grade and the various quality factors influencing grade were scored by a representative of ...
  • Koch, B.A. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1963)
    A crossbred barrow sired by a Duroc boar (University Charm 16753), and out of a Poland China sow (Prince’s Maiden 20-521492), was first place crossbred barrow at the 1962 Kansas State Fair. The barrow produced the champion ...
  • Menzies, C.; Hillman, M.; Lenhart, D. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1963)
    Forty-two crossbred lambs sired by Suffolk rams and out of commercial fine-wool ewes were used. Twenty-one were implanted with 3 mgs. Stilbestrol each. Lambs averaged 24 days of age when started on test, February 17. They ...
  • Smith, E.F.; Richardson, D.; Kramer, J.E.; Boren, Fred W. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1963)
    The 60 steer and heifer calves, six steers and four heifers per lot, used in this experiment, were good to choice grade Herefords from near Fort Davis, Texas, and were assigned on a random-weight basis to their treatments. ...
  • Smith, E.F.; Richardson, D.; Drake, C.L.; Boren, Fred W. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1963)
    The 40 heifer calves, 10 per lot, used in this experiment were good to choice Herefords from near Fort Davis, Texas, and were assigned on a random weight basis to their treatments.
  • Richardson, D.; Smith, E.F.; Kingsley, K.; Boren, Fred W. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1963)
    Hereford yearling steers in this test were used in a previous bluestem pasture grazing test. After the grazing test was completed, they were assigned to six lots of 10 animals each on the basis of weight and uniformity to ...
  • Koch, B.A. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1963)
    Vitamin A supplementation recommendations vary considerably from station to station. Most research indicates that supplementation recommendations are generally much higher than actually necessary. This study was designed ...