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  • Westmeyer, H.W.; Zoellner, K.O. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-03-17)
    The Kansas Beef Cattle Improvement Program is to help improve beef cow herds in Kansas and to provide information that will be valuable to producers in selecting breeding animals and making management decisions. The program ...
  • Schalles, R.R.; Zoellner, K.O.; Olson, W. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-12-03)
    Bulls placed in Kansas Bull Tests have increased in weight, gain, frame, and scrotal circumference, while decreasing in fat thickness over the past 15 years. Bull buyers have been willing to pay for increased performance, ...
  • Schroeder, Ted C.; Kuhl, Gerry L. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-11-22)
    A survey of Kansas custom cattle feedlots was conducted in the fall of 1987. This paper summarizes the survey and discusses some of the custom cattle feeding services and charges being offered.
  • Harner, Joseph P.; Hess, L.; Murphy, James P. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-09-10)
    The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) enforces two different regulation s in the state of Kansas. One set of regulation s is from the Federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and applies to ...
  • Jensen, F.E.; Erickson, D.B.; Trieb, S.E.; Tuma, H.J. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-03-11)
    The U.S. system of producing, marketing, and distributing farm products has been heralded as the world’s most efficient, with lower distribution costs than any other nation. Research continues to improve marketing through ...
  • Lambert, C.; Simms, D.; Schalles, B.; Corah, L.; Kuhl, Gerry L.; Sands, M. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-12-14)
    Spring born steer calves, weaned and delivered to custom feedlots by Kansas producers, were fed to slaughter weight. Gain and carcass information was gathered on over 5,000 head fed in 53 separate tests since the fall ...
  • Simms, D.; Mintert, J.; Maddux, A. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-10-20)
    The performance, carcass characteristics, and economic data from over 6,200 steers entered in Kansas Steer Futurities from 1974 through 1988 were summarized to evaluate production trends and profitability. The ...
  • Bolze, R.; Lambert, C.; O'Neill, S.; Corah, L. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-01-27)
    Recently, Kansas State University surveyed the factors a commercial cowman considers when he buys Angus, Simmental, or Hereford bulls. A mail survey of the customers of 29 purebred breeders of those three breeds ...
  • Coblentz, W.K.; Fritz, J.O.; Bolsen, K.K. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-10-05)
    A simple system is described that uses a hinged metal baling unit and a hydraulic press to make 4.0 × 4.3 × 5.3 inch wire-tied, laboratory- scale, hay bales. A comparison of densities of conventional, small, alfalfa ...
  • Kang, D.H.; Crozier-Dodson, B.A.; Jiang, G.; Shi, X.; Fung, Daniel Y. C. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-08-23)
    Combined lactic acid (2%), hot water, and microwave treatments were used to reduce natural microflora and the pathogens Escherichia coli O157:H7, Salmonella typhimurium, and Listeria monocytogenes in vacuum-packaged ...
  • Taylor, R.K.; Warmann, G.W.; Plaschka, B.M.; Blasi, Dale A.; Newdigger, Glenn E., Jr. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-10-05)
    The amounts of wheat or hybrid sudan hay wasted with three large round bale feeding methods were evaluated at two ranch locations. The feeding methods were: 1) bale processor (Hay Forage Industries BP 25®) used to ...
  • Kimple, K.; McKee, M.; Fink, G. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-03-04)
    One hundred-two mature Simmental and Hereford cows in mid to late gestation were used to compare three maintenance rations during an 83-day trial: (1) milo stover silage, (2) large package milo stover (stacks and bales), ...
  • Dennis, S.M.; Avery, T.B.; Bartley, E.E.; Galitzer, S.J.; Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-02-18)
    Lasalocid or Rumensin (monensin) protected cattle gorged with grain from lactic acidosis. Both lasalocid and monensin prevented the decrease in rumen and blood pH and increase in rumen and blood lactic acid (0(-) isomer) ...
  • Steele, K.S.; Weber, M.J.; Boyle, Elizabeth A. E.; Lobaton-Sulabo, A.S.; Cundith, C.; Hiebert, Y.H.; Abrolat, K.A.; Attey, J.M.; Clark, S.D.; Johnson, D.; Roenbaugh, T.L.; Hunt, Melvin C. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2012-04-03)
    Consumers are not able to estimate tenderness, juiciness, or flavor when selecting beef cuts at retail stores. Instead, they rely on color as one of the major criteria to select beef cuts. During refrigerated display, ...
  • Bolte, J.W.; Olson, K. C.; Schmidt, Todd W.; White, Bradley J.; Milliken, George A.; Sproul, N.A.; Pacheco, L.A.; Thomas, M.D.; Jaeger, John R.; Thomson, Daniel U.; Larson, Robert L. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2009-12-04)
    Bovine respiratory disease (BRD) is the most economically devastating feedlot disease. Risk factors associated with incidence of BRD include (1) stress associated with maternal separation, (2) stress associated with ...
  • Bolte, J.W.; Schmidt, Todd W.; Sproul, N.A.; Pacheco, L.A.; Thomas, M.D.; Olson, K. C.; Jaeger, John R.; Thomson, Daniel U.; White, Bradley J.; Larson, Robert L. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2009-12-04)
    Bovine respiratory disease (BRD) is the most economically devastating feedlot disease. Risk factors associated with incidence of BRD include (1) stress associated with maternal separation, (2) stress associated with ...
  • Bolte, J.W.; Olson, K. C.; White, Bradley J.; Larson, Robert L.; Milliken, George A.; Sproul, N.A.; Thomas, M.D.; Jaeger, John R.; Thomson, Daniel U. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2009-12-10)
    Bovine respiratory disease (BRD) is the most economically devastating feedlot disease. Risk factors associated with incidence of BRD include: 1) stress associated with maternal separation; 2) stress associated with ...
  • Macek, M.J.; Iliff, J.W.; Schmidt, Todd W.; Pacheco, L.A.; Olson, K. C.; Jaeger, John R.; Thomson, Daniel U. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2011-03-30)
    Bovine respiratory disease decreases profitability associated with cattle feeding. The cost of respiratory disease includes death loss, expenses associated with treatment, and reduced growth performance. Respiratory ...
  • Macek, M.J.; Iliff, J.W.; Schmidt, Todd W.; Pacheco, L.A.; Olson, K. C.; Jaeger, John R.; Thomson, Daniel U. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2011-03-17)
    Weaning and preconditioning programs are thought to be crucial to calf health and performance during the finishing period. The stress of maternal separation, changes in diet, environmental changes, and exposure to ...
  • Tan, Z.; Chengappa, M. M.; Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-11-02)
    Fusobacterium necrophorum biotypes A and B were grown anaerobically to detect their leukotoxin production. Both biotypes exerted the highest leukotoxic effect on bovine leukocytes in the late logarithmic and early ...

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