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  • Smith, John F., 1962- (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2011-05-12)
    Dairy farm size is increasing in all regions of the United States. In two of the largest dairy states, California and Wisconsin, mean herd sizes have increased 950% and 250%, respectively, since 1950. Dairy herds of 500 ...
  • Forbes, W.L.; Corah, L.R.; Thompson, K. E.; Lamb, G.C.; Grieger, David M.; Stevenson, Jeffrey S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-09-02)
    We used four herds at three Kansas ranches to evaluate the potential of two new estrus synchronization strategies to increase estrus expression and fertility of 911 crossbred suckled beef cows. The treatments included: 1) ...
  • Lamb, G.C.; Lynch, J.M.; Miller, B.L.; Grieger, David M.; Stevenson, Jeffrey S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-09-02)
    Six treatment s were initiated approximately 15 days after calving: 1) calf was weaned permanently from its dam (calf weaned; CW); 2) calf was present continuously with its dam but contact with the udder was prohibited ...
  • Dunham, James R. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2011-05-12)
    Comfortable cows are contented cows. However, cows may be comfortable in their environment but also experience some discomfort because of the nutrition program. A good nutritional management program will improve ...
  • Estrada-Munoz, R.; Boyle, Elizabeth A. E.; Marsden, James L. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-09-02)
    Liquid smoke (LS) reduce d Escherichia coli O157:H7 counts in inoculated beef trimmings and ground beef patties. The counts were reduced (P<.05) by .5 log 10 cfu/g immediately after beef trimmings were treated with 8% LS ...
  • Murphy, James P.; Harner, Joseph P. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-03-02)
    Most compacted soils can be used for lagoon liners to achieve seepage guidelines established by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.
  • Fankhauser, T.R.; Kuhl, Gerry L.; Simms, D.D.; Stokka, Gerald L.; Drouillard, James S.; Blasi, Dale A. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-09-02)
    In an 84-day pasture/132-day finishing study using 480 crossbred steers (675 lb), Ralgro® increased (P<.05) pasture gains 9.3% compared to nonimplanted controls. Gains of Synovex-S®-implanted steers were intermediate. Pasture ...
  • Loughmiller, J.A.; Knabe, D.A.; Hongtrakul, K.; O'Quinn, P.R.; Moser, S.; Smith, J.W.II; Nelssen, Jim L.; Goodband, Robert D.; Tokach, Michael D. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-03-02)
    A total of 360 pigs (averaging 13 d of age and 9.4 lb) was used to determine the effects of increasing dietary tryptophan:lysine ratio on the growth performance of segregated early-weaned (SEW) pigs. Two apparent digestible ...
  • Jones, R.; Langemeier, Michael R. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-03-02)
    This study examines historical net returns to average Kansas swine producers over the past 16 years. Swine production has been a profitable enterprise. As expected, average returns per head have been higher for ...
  • Luchsinger, S.E.; Hunt, Melvin C.; Kropf, Donald H. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-09-02)
    To determine the effects of storage in a high-carbon dioxide, modified-atmosphere package (MAP) on shelf life, beef strip steaks were packaged under 30% CO2-70% N2 and stored for up to 42 days at 30 or 38 ̊F. ...
  • Smith, John F., 1962-; Jones, G. A.; Harner, Joseph P. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2011-05-06)
    The design and management of freestall 4) air or vision. facilities are critical in maintaining cow comfort and high milk production. Dairy produc- Lunge Space ers should be conscious of the factors affecting cow comfort ...
  • Harner, Joseph P.; Murphy, James P. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2011-05-12)
    Flushing systems that collect and transport manure are utilized in dairy operations. The sanitation attainable and reduced labor requirements can make flushing a desirable option. Designed flush systems utilize a flush ...
  • Musser, R.E.; Smith, J.W.II; Burum, L.L.; Samland, C.J.; Davis, Duane L.; Goodband, Robert D.; Tokach, Michael D.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Rathbun, Theresa J.; Dritz, Steven S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-03-02)
    Parity-four sows were fed either 4.0 Ib/d (control, n = 6) or 14.0 Ib/d (high, n = 9) of feed from d 29 to 45 of gestation. On d 45 of ges~tion, sows were slaughtered and uteri collected for fetal and placental measurements. ...
  • Thompson, K. E.; Lamb, G.C.; Marple, T.J.; Corah, L.R.; McKee, R.M.; Stevenson, Jeffrey S.; Grieger, David M.; Nichols, David A. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-09-02)
    At the KSU Purebred Unit, 164 purebred Angus, Hereford, and Simmental cows were used to test a new estrus-synchronization program using GnRH, PGF2, and norgestomet. Cows were inseminated after detected estrus, or in the ...
  • Kuhl, Gerry L.; LeValley, G.E. Jr.; McCormack, G.D.; Blasi, Dale A.; Drouillard, James S.; Newdigger, Glenn E., Jr. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-09-02)
    A field study was conducted over 2 years at four different locations in south central Kansas to compare a feathermeal/bloodmeal (ESCAPE) liquid suspension to a molasses-based liquid supplement (ENERGY) and a dry ...
  • Coalson, J.L.; Corah, L.R.; Stokka, Gerald L.; Blecha, Frank (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-09-02)
    A study was conducted to determine the effect of precalving supplementation with vitamin E and fat on the reproductive performance of first lactation cows and the health of their calves. Approximately 50 days before ...
  • Berends, P. T.; Langemeier, Michael R.; Featherstone, Allen M. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2011-07-22)
    To remain competitive, dairy operatoins need to continue to improve production efficiency and manage costs. Kansas Farm Management Association data from 1991 to 1995 were used to measure technical, economic, and overall ...
  • Shirley, John E.; Piehl, D.; Titgemeyer, Evan C.; Scheffel, Michael V. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2011-05-12)
    The loss of meat and bone meal as a source of high quality protein for lactating cows creates an increased need for nonanimal sources. Fifty six Holstein cows were used to evaluate expeller soybean meal as a source of rumen ...
  • Mathis, C.P.; Abdelgadir, I.E.O.; Cochran, R.C.; Heldt, J.S.; Woods, B.C.; Vanzant, E.S.; Olson, K. C.; Titgemeyer, Evan C. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-09-02)
    Forage protein characteristics in four grasses were evaluated by the nylon bag method. All of the forages used (Bermudagrass hay, brome hay, forage sorghum hay, and prairie hay) were of relatively low quality, except ...
  • Heldt, J.S.; Cochran, R.C.; Mathis, C.P.; Woods, B.C.; Stokka, Gerald L.; Olson, K. C.; Titgemeyer, Evan C.; Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-09-02)
    Thirteen ruminally fistulated steers were used to determine the effect of carbohydrate (CHO) source and degradable intake protein (DIP) on intake and digestion of tallgrass-prairie hay. In general, DIP supplementation had ...

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