Browsing Dairy Day, 1993 by Published Date "1993"

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Browsing Dairy Day, 1993 by Published Date "1993"

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  • Phebus, Randall K. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1993)
    Mycotoxins are toxic chemicals produced by certain species of molds during their growth on numerous substrates. Molds can invade the food and feed supply at various points throughout production, storage, processing, ...
  • Shirley, John E. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1993)
    Body condition scoring provides a tool to help the dairy herd manager evaluate his/her nutrition and management program. It takes time, has an associated cost, and will result in a positive economic return if one makes ...
  • Stevenson, Jeffrey S. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1993)
    These are somewhat exciting times for dairy producers because of the new arsenal of hormones available for controlling estrous cycles and improving fertility. Using Bovilene® seems to assist cows in releasing a retained ...
  • Reddy, P. V.; Morrill, J. L.; Nagaraja, T. G. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1993)
    Two in vitro experiments were conducted to determine the rates of lipolysis and biohydrogenation of fat from raw or processed soybeans and to examine subsequent effects upon fiber digestibilities. In experiment 1, ...
  • Abdelgadir, I.E.O.; Morrill, J. L.; Feyerherm, A. M.; Higgins, James J. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1993)
    To evaluate the effect of roasting soybeans and corn on performance of young dairy calves, newborn Holstein calves (n= 132) were blocked by sex and birth date and randomly assigned to one of six isonitrogenous calf ...
  • Call, Edward P.; Dunham, James R. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1993)
    An analysis of Kansas Holstein herds in 1992 indicated that the yearly milk production per cow had a significant effect on returns to labor and management. The lowest quartile herds (13,445 lb per cow average) had a ...
  • Terui, H.; Morrill, J. L.; Yashima, M. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1993)
    Holstein calves (n =52) were on experiment from birth to 10 wk of age. Control calves were fed starters containing soybean meal as the protein supplement. The other calves were fed starters in which part of the soybean ...
  • Schingoethe, D. J. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1993)
    Dairy cows must consume a lot of feed to achieve the levels of production expected today; however, the nutrient needs of dairy cows vary immensely between the dry period and peak lactation. Requirements for the former ...
  • Dunham, James R. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1993)
    Wetter than normal growing and harvesting conditions have resulted in a short supply of high quality alfalfa. Because forage quality affects milk production in early lactation cows, dairy farmers are encouraged to ...
  • Gaines, J.; Galland, J.; Leedle, J.; Basaraba, R.; Anderson, David E. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1993)
    Digital papillomatosis (hairy warts) was diagnosed in a dairy herd with a high level of lameness (20%). Warts ranged from mild to moderate to severe, with severity increasing with length of lactations. All milking ...
  • DeLano, F. D.; Langemeier, Michael R. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1993)
    Actual dairy cow herd enterprise records from Kansas Farm Management Association farms over the past 4 years have shown an increase in returns over variable costs from $17,900 to $23,300 per farm for a 100-cow dairy ...
  • Call, Edward P. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1993)
    The current economic situation dictates that dairy producers use all available tools and resources to maximize efficiency. Yearly milk yield is the most reliable predictor of profitability. Because the genetic base ...
  • Roberts, H. A. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1993)
    Flavor control in market milk begins on the farm and continues through the processing plant and into the home of the consumer. Flavor control is directly or indirectly related to the health of the cow, the feeding of ...
  • Stevenson, Jeffrey S.; Pursley, J. R. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1993)
    Holstein cows milked twice daily were assigned to be inseminated at their first detected estrus (control) after 42 days in milk or received PGFza (PG) after 42 days, if they had a high milk progesterone (P4) test on ...