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  • DeLano, F.D.; Langemeier, Michael R. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1994)
    Actual records of dairy cow herd enterprises from Kansas Farm Management Association farms over the past 4 years have shown an increase in returns over variable costs from $17,900 to $27,000 per farm for a 100-cow dairy ...
  • Shirley, John E. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1994)
    The primary focus of the dairy industry in Kansas has been the milking herd. However, dairy heifer replacements and dairy steers offer income opportunities that have been largely ignored by some Kansas dairy producers. ...
  • Harner, Joseph P.; Murphy, James P. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1994)
    Kansas environmental regulations require dairy producers with more than 300 animal units (215 mature cows at 1,400 lb, or equivalent weight) to be able to store the manure scraped from freestalls, lots, alleys, and ...
  • Morrill, J.L. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1994)
    On many dairy farms, improvement is needed in raising replacement heifers, especially in providing proper nutrition and management to allow for freshening at 23 to 24 mo of age at a desirable size. With larger herds, there ...
  • Holthaus, D.L.; Young, Matthew A.; Pfaff, L.; Brent, B.E.; Boyer, John E.; Bolsen, K.K. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1994)
    Alfalfa silages were made in pilot- and farm-scale silos, and five sealing treatments were compared. After 90 days, sealing dramatically reduced dry matter (DM) losses at the 5 and 10 inch depths in the farm silos and ...
  • Wessels, R.H.; Titgemeyer, Evan C.; St. Jean, G. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1994)
    A trial was conducted to investigate the effect of lasalocid (Bovatec®) on ruminal degradation of dietary protein in Holstein steers. Five ruminally and duodenally cannulated steers (305 kg) were fed a corn-alfalfaso ...
  • Dunham, James R. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1994)
    The Stage of Lactation Profile (SOLP) is a good estimate of the shape of the lactation curve for dairy herds. The SOLPs for herds with various milk production levels are somewhat similar. The rates of decline of ...
  • Cropp, B. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1994)
    Profitable dairying will not become any easier in the future. Farm level milk prices will continue to be volatile. The government will not provide additional price or income support to dairies. Long-run milk prices ...
  • Terui, H.; Morrill, J.L.; Higgins, James J. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1994)
    Total mixed rations (TMR) with different forage (F):concentrate (C) ratios were fed to Holstein heifers (n = 135) 12 to 24 wk of age. In four trials, the heifers were divided into different age groups and fed three ...
  • Kobayashi, Y.; Stevenson, Jeffrey S. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1994)
    Holstein cows and virgin heifers were treated with GnRH and PGF in a novel 2a ovulation synchronization protocol, which involves one fixed-time insemination. One injection of GnRH is given on a Monday morning, followed ...