Dairy Day, 1984

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Dairy Day, 1984

 

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  • Morrill, J.L.; Dayton, A.D.; Zmolek, A.J.; Vitcenda, M.A. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1984)
    After preliminary experiments, four trials were conducted to develop and test a new feeding program for calves. The program involves the use of a special feed (a prestarter) to encourage calves to eat dry feed and to ...
  • Dunham, J.R. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1984)
    The March 1984 DHI summary of Kansas Holstein herds shows some interesting correlations of various feeding, breeding, and management factors to production (Table 1). The Rolling Herd Average (RBA) is an excellent evaluation ...
  • Call, Edward P.; Stevenson, Jeffrey S. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1984)
    Reproductive parameters were evaluated in 5,480 Holstein herds involving 335,673 cows to determine the reported negative genetic effect of production on reproduction. While higher producing herds had a slight decline in ...
  • Harbers, L.H.; Ward, G.M.; Dayton, A.D. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1984)
    The availability of oxalate and non-oxalate calcium in alfalfa was determined using a chick assay. Oxalate-bound calcium was found to contribute only 16% as much influence as nonoxalate calcium. The nonoxalate calcium ...
  • Ward, G.M.; Morrill, J.L.; Morrill, M.B.; Dayton, A.D. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1984)
    Rations containing either soybean meal, raw full-fat soybeans, or processed soybeans were compared using 36 high-producing dairy cows in early lactation. The processed soybeans were heated in a California Pellet Milt ...