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  • Harbers, L.H.; Ward, G.M.; Kahrs, A.J. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 2010-12-14)
    Alfalfa, clovers, soybean meal and cottonseed meal have part of their calcium tied up as insoluble calcium oxalate. The oxalate crystals are relatively unavailable to animals and could be an important consideration in ...
  • Harbers, L.H.; Teague, R.D.; Riley, Jack G. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-03-04)
    When calcium chloride was added to a mixture of minerals and urea in molasses, the minerals had not settled after the mixture was shipped 350 miles and stored 4 weeks. Calcium carbonate added to a similar supplement caused ...
  • Bailey, E.A.; Preedy, G.W.; Pacheco, L.A.; Jaeger, John R.; Waggoner, Justin W.; Olson, K. C. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2013-03-19)
    Ranch-of-origin preconditioning can improve the welfare and performance of beef calves by decreasing the stress associated with weaning, transport, diet change, and commingling with other calves. Preconditioning methods ...
  • Lamb, G.C.; Lynch, L.M.; Stevenson, Jeffrey S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-09-03)
    Four treatments were initiated approximately 15 days after calving: 1) calf was weaned permanently from its dam (CW; n=6); 2) calf was present continuously with its dam (CPO; n=5); 3) calf was weaned permanently from its ...
  • Viker, S.D.; Kiracofe, G.H. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-11-02)
    It is generally accepted that the suckling stimulus and the interactions between lactation and level of nutrition regulate the interval from calving to cycling in beef cows. However, rnastectomized cows (udder removed) ...
  • Patterson, D.J.; Corah, L.R.; Brethour, J.R.; Negus, W.R. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-12-01)
    The effect of heifer development on first calving and subsequent reproductive performance was evaluated in Angus x Hereford (AxH) and Brahman x Hereford (BxH) females. Heifers were fed to reach either 55% or 65% of ...
  • Carmack, C.F.; Hunt, Melvin C.; Kropf, Donald H.; Schwenke, J.R.; Kastner, Curtis L. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-10-05)
    Natural flavorings were evaluated for use in low-fat ground beef, which frequently lacks flavor intensity. Three lean sources, A-maturity (young), E-maturity (mature cow), and imported (cow) beef round muscles, were used ...
  • Aperce, C.; Heidenreich, J.; Drouillard, James S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2011-03-17)
    Escherichia coli O157:H7 contamination of human food products is a major concern for the beef industry. The pathogens responsible for outbreaks often originate from cattle, and E. coli O157:H7 can thrive in healthy cattle. ...
  • Allen, Dell M.; Hunt, Melvin C.; Kropf, Donald H.; Chen, V.; Corte, O.; Gutowski, G.H.; Harrison, A.R.; Kuntapanit, C.; Thomas, J.D.; McCurry (Smith), M.E.; Kastner, Curtis L. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-03-04)
    This report terminates a 3-year study and includes data from this past year. Previous results were reported in the 1976 and ’77 Cattlemen’s Day Report.
  • Pollak, E.J.; Green, R.D.; Taylor, J.; Davis, S.; Holm, T.; Koontz, S.; Gill, C.; Moser, Daniel W.; Westcott, E.A.; Dikeman, Michael E. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-08-06)
    Carcass and Warner-Bratzler shear force data on strip loin steaks have been obtained on over 4,200 cattle from contemporary progeny groups from the most widely used sires in 15 beef cattle breed associations (16 breeds). ...
  • Pollak, E.J.; Lipsey, R.J.; Westcott, E.A.; Dikeman, Michael E.; Stroda, Sally L. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-08-06)
    Warner-Bratzler shear force data on strip loin steaks were obtained on 761 steers from contemporary groups of progeny from the most popular 38 Simmental sires, and 133 steers from nine Simbrah sires. The range for ...
  • Elliott, B.D.; Langemeier, Michael R.; Featherstone, Allen M. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-09-10)
    Net cash flow measures the amount of cash remaining after all cash expense obligations are satisfied. This cash is available for additional farm investment, off-farm investment, family living, and additional debt ...
  • Grunewald, S.; Ward, C.; Schroeder, Ted C. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-08-04)
    Livestock price reporting mandated by the USDA was designed to increase available price data with the intent of providing producers with information to facilitate price discovery. Has the program been effective at ...
  • Phar, P. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-03-17)
    The Kansas cattle feeding industry has grown tremendously since 1956. The 1968 January Cattle on Feed Report shows more than ten times as many cattle in commercial feedlots as in 1956. Farm feedlots have also increased, ...
  • Bolze, R.P.; Pruitt, R.J.; Corah, L.R. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 2010-12-15)
    Eight years of records for 1495 2-year old beef heifer calvings from two Kansas ranches were analyzed to determine the cause and effect• of calving difficulty on subsequent reproductive performance and weaning weights ...
  • Frank, R.K.; Vorhies, M.W.; Chengappa, M. M. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-10-15)
    Causes of diarrhea, pneumonia, and abortion in Kansas cattle submissions to the Kansas State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory during 1991 were summarized. Antimicrobial susceptibility results for ...
  • Thompson, A.W.; Marston, T.T.; Sanderson, M.; Chenoweth, P. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-08-03)
    Breeding-soundness evaluations are a common tool in the beef industry to test a bull’s potential fertility. These evaluations place a bull into one of three categories: satisfactory, unsatisfactory, or deferred. These ...
  • Ward, C.; Lawrence, J.; Feuz, D.; Schroeder, Ted C. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-08-04)
    Significant changes in fed cattle marketing methods have occurred over time. This report summarizes a survey conducted to determine current and intended marketing practices of cattle feeders. Use of marketing agreements has ...
  • Hanson, K.L.; Schalles, R.S.; Harbers, L.H.; Thompson, Curtis R. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-09-10)
    We compared upland and bottomland cereals seeded during 1991 at the KSU Agricultural Research Center - Hays. The five crops (three varieties of triticale, a winter wheat, and a winter rye) were harvested as whole ...
  • Allen, Dell M.; Hunt, Melvin C.; Kropf, Donald H.; Gutowski, G.; Harrison, A.; Smith, M.E.; Kastner, Curtis L. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-03-04)
    Thirty-eight crossbred steers of known background were randomly assigned to four feeding regimes. All initially were fed on a brome and bluestem pasture supplemented during winter with alfalfa and protein. Ten grass-fed ...

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