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  • Call, Edward P. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1985)
    Profit or loss in the dairy enterprise is dependent upon yearly production per cow and degree of capitalization. Higher producing cows convert feed into milk more efficiently. Cows of similar body size have similar ...
  • Shirley, John E.; Lagombra, G.G. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1985)
    The reproductive performance of 179 Holstein cows during the period from December 1978 through March 1984 was evaluated with respect to environmental temperature and humidity at the time of insemination. This study was ...
  • Shirley, John E.; Evans, J. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1985)
    Interplanted soybean (l00 to 120 lbs/acre) and grain sorghum (15 to 20 lbs/acre) were harvested at 64,88,102, 123, and 130 days postplanting to determine the ratio and chemical composition of vegetative and seed parts ...
  • Shirley, John E.; Koger, J. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1985)
    Soybeans interseeded with grain sorghum (soy-sorghum) was compared to corn silage as a silage crop for ruminant animals over a 3-year period. Results indicate that DM yields are comparable if soy-sorghum is seeded early ...
  • Dunham, James R. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1985)
    The rate of spontaneous recovery from subclinical mastitis was evaluated in 56 Kansas. DHI herds participating in the Somatic Cell Count (SCC) program. Herds were classified as low (>300,000) or high (>600,000) based on ...
  • Call, Edward P.; Stevenson, Jeffrey S. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1985)
    An analysis of 635 Kansas Holstein herds with 41,426 cows indicated that the negative genetic antagonism between production and reproduction can be overcome with good management practices. As rolling herd average increased, ...
  • Nagaraja, T. G.; Katz, M.P.; Fina, L.R. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1985)
    Monensin at 300 mg and 450 mg per 1000 lbs body weight reduced the severity of alfalfa pasture bloat by 41.2 and 73.1 %, respectively. Lasalocid at the same levels reduced the bloat score by 25.5 and 12.4%. The difference ...
  • Bolsen, K.K.; Hoover, J.D. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1985)
    Silage additives are receiving fairly widespread acceptance in the U.S. as management tools that are important for silage-making. Many products, which are added to the crop at the time of harvest or ensiling, are available ...