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  • Mackintosh, D.L.; Kropf, Donald H.; Harrison, D.L.; Moore, E.R.; Ahlschwede, G. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-05-06)
    Sixty-four steer calves owned by Martin K. Eby and sired by the same bull were selected randomly from the 1962 fall calf crop. The calves were randomly selected and sorted into eight groups and placed in the feedlot. The ...
  • Mackintosh, D.L.; Kropf, Donald H.; Flectcher, R.C.; Ahlschwede, G.A. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-04-28)
    During 1962-63, in cooperation with the American Hereford Association, 76 head of Hereford steers, sired by four different bulls, were slaughtered in Kansas City and the rib cut from 40 (10 from each sire group) was purchased ...
  • Harbers, L.H.; Richardson, D.; Abe, R.K. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-04-28)
    Previous reports from this station indicate little advantage in feeding combined sources of protein (soybean meal and cottonseed meal) to beef cattle. The results were obtained by determining total nitrogen and protein ...
  • Smith, E.F.; Parrish, D.B. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2012-01-25)
    Three lots of steer calves were wintered on silage and 1 pound of soybean pellets per head daily. In addition to this ration Lot 1 received free access to salt. Lot 2 was fed a limited salt allowance (approximately one-sixth ...
  • Mackintosh, D.L.; Kropf, Donald H.; Good, D.L.; Wheat, J.D.; Teagarden, J.; Harrison, D.L. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-05-04)
    Seventy head of fed Hereford steers, sired by four different bulls, were slaughtered in Kansas City, and the rib cut from 40 (10 for each sire) returned to Manhattan for detailed analysis. Cooking data are now available ...
  • Loper, D.C.; Richardson, D.; Harbers, L.H. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-04-28)
    The data from the 1965 Livestock Feeders’ Day Bulletin indicate that ammonia production from animals fed urea rations was higher than that from nonurea rations. For the bacteria to “capture” more ammonia from urea rations ...
  • Pickett, A.G.; Smith, E.F. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2012-01-25)
    Five lots of good steer calves were used in this test which was started in the fall of 1946. Three lots were continued through two winters and two full grazing seasons. The other two lots were full fed as yearlings at ...
  • Pickett, A.G.; Weber, A.D. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2012-01-30)
    Many authorities and successful beef cattle producers have held the belief that the safest long-time beef production system was one that kept the producer in business 12 months of the year. This, of course, means ...
  • Pickett, A.G.; Smith, E.F. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2012-01-30)
    This test began with good to choice steer calves. The purpose is to use bluestem grass to the best advantage in producing beef. Two of the lots were fed out at the close of the first season's: grazing And the other three ...
  • Weber, A.D. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2012-02-16)
    The primary purpose of this experiment was to test the value of prairie hay in a ration for wintering yearling steers. The quantity of prairie hay available for cattle feeding in Kansas has increased greatly in recent years ...
  • Menzies, C.M.; Banbury, Evans E.; Elliott, H. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-04-28)
    The ewe flock is handled in an early lambing program with the breeding season beginning around June 1 and ending September 1. All lambs are sold as milkfat lams during the spring and early summer. Two separate tests were ...
  • Hillman, M.; Menzies, C.; Banbury, Evans E. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-05-05)
    150 two-year-old ewes were divided into two groups April 25, 1960, and fed different rations until May 12, or 17 days. One group was given a low-energy ration of 2 pounds of alfalfa hay per ewe per day; the other, a normal ...
  • Menzies, C.; Banburry, E. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-10-03)
    This sheep project was initiated in the spring of 1959 as a new research project at the Colby Branch Experiment Station in cooperation with the Department of Animal Husbandry, Kansas State University. One hundred fifty-one ...
  • Menzies, C.S.; Banbury, Evans E.; Elliott, H. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-04-28)
    The ewe flock is handled in an early-lambing program with the breeding season beginning June 1 and terminating September 1. Lams are creep-fed and sold as milk-fat lambs during spring and early summer. Three separate ...
  • Menzies, C.S.; Banbury, Evans E.; Spaeth, C.W. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-04-28)
    A flock of approximately 450 commercial finewool ewes is maintained at the Colby Branch Experiment Station. Ewes are purchased in early spring in Southwest Texas as yearlings and replaced after producing six lamp crops. ...
  • Menzies, C.S.; Banbury, Evans E. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-04-28)
    One hundred fifty yearling ewes were added to the flock in May, 1963, so the ewe flock now consists of approximately 450 two-, five-, and six- year-old fine-wool ewes. All were purchased in southwestern Texas as yearlings. ...
  • Menzies, C.S.; Hillman, M.; Banbury, Evans E. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-05-06)
    The Colby ewe flock consists of approximately 325 four-and five-year-old fine-wool ewes, that were purchase in southwest Texas as yearlings. Purebred Hampshire ewes are used. The first attempts to determine the effect that ...
  • Koch, B.A.; Moyer, W.A. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-05-04)
    Eleven Kansas swine produces had 27 pens of barrows and gilts on test during the summer of 1963. It was necessary to send most of the pigs to Maurer-Neuer Meat Packers in Arkansas City for slaughter because our refrigeration ...
  • Koch, B.A.; Moyer, W.A. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-05-06)
    The boar testing program was changed to a slaughter-pig testing program a year ago. The testing station committee of the Association made the change because of the difficulty in identifying carriers of infectious atrophic ...
  • Koch, B.A.; Moyer, W.A. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-05-06)
    The seventh group of pigs tested in the Kansas Swine Testing Station completed their test during the 1961-62 winter. The Animal Husbandry Department and the Extension Service cooperation in manging and supervising the ...

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