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  • Meyer, M. J.; Sukup, D.; Schmidt, Karen A.; Shirley, John E. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service., 1998)
    Few choices exist for a mobile, rapid, and nonsubjective assessment of mastitic infection in bovine milk. This project evaluated the effectiveness of using the Biotrace® raw milk quality ATP bioluminescence assay to ...
  • Cox, I.M; Adapa, S.; Schmidt, Karen A. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service., 1998)
    Raw milk was obtained from the K-State Dairy Teaching and Research Center and evaluated for quality after being stored under various conditions. Results showed that as storage temperature increased from 35 to 45EF for ...
  • Park, A.F.; Sheffel, M.V.; Titgemeyer, Evan C.; Shirley, John E. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service., 1998)
    Twenty-four Holstein cows were used in six 4×4 Latin squares to evaluate the effects of substituting extruded-expelled cottonseed meal (Express™) for whole cottonseed and solvent soybean meal in diets for lactating ...
  • Bickert, W.G.; Smith, J.F. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service., 1998)
    Proper design, construction, and care of freestalls are essential to cows using the stalls and realizing their potential benefits for comfort and health. Freestall dimensions depend upon particular designs and are ...
  • Scheffel, Michael V.; Park, A.; Smith, J.F.; Titgemeyer, Evan C.; Shirley, John E. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service., 1998)
    Ninety Holstein heifers were used to examine the effects of Rumensin® or Bovatec®. Average daily gain and feed efficiency was greater for heifers fed Rumensin® than for heifers fed Bovatec®. Heifers fed Rumensin® ...
  • Meyer, M. J.; Smith, J.F.; Harner, Joseph P.; Titgemeyer, Evan C.; Shirley, John E. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service., 1998)
    Ninety-six Holstein multiple-lactation cows averaging 115 days in milk (DIM) and 60 Holstein first-lactation cows averaging 97 DIM at the initiation of a 10-wk study between June 10 and August 22, 1998 were used to ...
  • Titgemeyer, Evan C.; Drouillard, James S.; Park, A.F.; Shirley, John E.; Scheffel, Michael V. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service., 1998)
    Twenty-four Holstein cows were used to evaluate the effects of processing methods on grain sorghum utilization by lactating dairy cows. No difference was observed in the utilization of steam-flaked grain sorghum and ...
  • Park, A.F.; Smith, J.F.; Rozell, Timothy G.; Stevenson, Jeffrey S.; Shirley, John E.; Scheffel, Michael V. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service., 1998)
    Representative MUN values can be obtained by testing a milk sample before milking, at AM or PM milking, or with an in-line siphon sampling device. MUN values obtained from homogenous milking strings are as accurate ...
  • Harner, Joseph P.; Murphy, James P.; Smith, J.F. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service., 1998)
    Flushing characteristics of a tower tank valve flushing system with a 12-inch-diameter manual valve were determined. Data were obtained using the outside cow alleys in a fourrow freestall barn. The alleys were 12 ft ...
  • Stevenson, Jeffrey S. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service., 1998)
    Management of the estrous cycle is now more practical than it was a decade ago because of our understanding of follicular waves. With availability of three gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) products and two ...