Browsing Cattlemen's Day by Subject "Weight gain"

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Browsing Cattlemen's Day by Subject "Weight gain"

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  • Ebarb, Sara M.; Phelps, Kelsey; Van Bibber-Krueger, Cadra L.; Drouillard, James S.; Gonzalez, John M. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2014-06-06)
    As the world’s population continues to expand, demand for food animal products is also increasing; therefore, efficient production is vital. Implants and beta-adrenergic agonists such as Zilmax (Merck Animal Health, ...
  • Odde, Kenneth G.; Kiracofe, G.H.; Schalles, R.R. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-02-08)
    We used 109 Polled Hereford and percentage Simmental cows to evaluate limited suckling as an aid to induce cows to cycle after calving. Cows were allotted to: 1. once daily suckle; 2. twice daily suckle; 3. 48 hr calf ...
  • Simms, D.D.; Boyd, G.; Higgins, James J. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-12-03)
    We studied how implanting with various dosages of Ralgro® during the suckling period affected gains in the growing period. Preweaning performance was reported in the 1985 Cattlemen's Day Report. All calves, regardless ...
  • Arthington, J.D.; Larson, Robert L.; Corah, L.R. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-10-14)
    Two Kansas cow/calf herds known to be copper deficient were utilized to examine the effect of slow-release copper boluses. In herd I, 34 spring-calving cows and calves were divided into a treated and control group at ...
  • Schwartz, F.; Smith, E.; Riley, Jack G.; Corah, L. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-03-04)
    Two grazing trials conducted at different locations in Kansas evaluated feeding Monensin to grazing yearling cattle. In one trial Monensin was fed with and without implant treatments of diethylstilbestrol or Ralgro. ...
  • Bolsen, K.K.; Armbruster, S.; Caley, Homer K., 1922-; Fink, G.; Riley, Jack G. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-03-04)
    Inoculating newly arrived feeder calves with 250 ml. rumen fluid did not stimulate weight gain or decrease sickness. One hundred seventy steer calves were used in the 31 day study.
  • Montgomery, Sean P.; Sindt, J.J.; Greenquist, M.A.; Miller, W.F.; Pike, J.N.; Good, E.J.; Loe, E.R.; Sulpizio, M.J.; Kessen, T.J.; Drouillard, James S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-08-03)
    Six hundred sixty-five crossbred beef heifers initially weighing 495 lb were used to evaluate rectal temperature and plasma glucose, lactate, and urea nitrogen at initial processing as indicators of health status of newly ...
  • Fleck, A.A.; Schalles, R.R.; Riley, Jack G.; Fink, G.; O' Banion, D.S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-03-04)
    Adding a medicated top dressing to a weaning calf ration did not reduce calf sickness, but increased weight gains the second and third weeks of a three-week weaning trial.

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