Browsing Livestock Feeders' Day, 1963 by Subject "Performance"

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Browsing Livestock Feeders' Day, 1963 by Subject "Performance"

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  • Smith, E.F.; Richardson, D.; Westmeyer, H.W.; Boren, Fred W. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1963)
    This test compares steer weight gains on four bluestem pastures to determine whether differences among the pastures might influence steer performance. Other than being in different pastures, all steers were treated and fed ...
  • Koch, B.A. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1963)
    The practice of raising pigs on an elevated slotted floor is receiving wide publicity. Slotted floors have been used in various parts of the world for many years, but they have only recently been used extensively in this ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...