Browsing Dairy Day, 1986 by Author "Morrill, J.L."

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Browsing Dairy Day, 1986 by Author "Morrill, J.L."

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  • Morrill, J.L. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1986)
    Proper nutrition and management are necessary to provide adequate numbers of healthy herd replacements. Satisfactory heifer programs must take into consideration care of the dam and characteristics of the newborn calf, ...
  • Jordan, K.J.; Morrill, J.L.; Reddy, P.G.; Higgins, James J.; Anderson, N.V. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1986)
    Potassium chloride added to the prestarter and/or potassium bicarbonate added to the starter fed to early weaned calves helped maintain normal blood alkalinity and normal levels of blood gases, and resulted in a trend ...
  • Flynn, P.; Reddy, P.G.; Morrill, J.L.; Stevenson, Jeffrey S. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1986)
    Feeding milk at 8% of birthweight and gradual weaning resulted in the most consistent increases in weekly weight gain, highest overall weight gain, and greatest increases in dry feed consumption during an 8-wk trial ...
  • Carinder, W.H.; Reddy, P.G.; Morrill, J.L. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1986)
    An experimental calf-starter diet containing roasted whole soybeans, buffer and dehydrated alfalfa pellets was compared with a conventional calf starter for young calves on an early-weaning program. Overall means for ...
  • Morrill, J.L. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1986)
    For many years, fiber in dairy rations was measured and expressed as crude fiber. More recently acid detergent fiber (ADF) and neutral detergent fiber (NDF) have been used. The crude fiber (CF) determination uses acid ...
  • Anderson, K.L.; Nagaraja, T. G.; Morrill, J.L. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1986)
    Accelerating the weaning age of calves appeared to increase their ruminal metabolic activity. This was indicated by the lower ruminal pH and increased, total volatile fatty acid concentration of calves weaned at 4 wk of ...
  • Dawson, D.P.; Morrill, J.L.; Reddy, P.G.; Minocha, H.C. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1986)
    Studies were conducted to evaluate two comrnercl.al soy products and one experimental soy flour as protein sources in calf milk-replacers. Further tests were conducted to produce an improved product. None of the products ...
  • Reddy, P.G.; Morrill, J.L.; Minocha, H.C.; Frey, R.A.; Stevenson, Jeffrey S. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1986)
    Thirty-two Holstein heifer calves receiving conventional rations were supplemented with 0 (control), 125, 250, or 500 IU vitamin E/calf/day. The objective was to determine the optimum requirement based on their ...