Browsing Dairy by Subject "Weight gain"

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Browsing Dairy by Subject "Weight gain"

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  • Harbers, L.H.; Ward, G.M.; Dayton, A.D. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2012-10-04)
    The availability of oxalate and non-oxalate calcium in alfalfa was determined using a chick assay. Oxalate-bound calcium was found to contribute only 16% as much influence as nonoxalate calcium. The nonoxalate calcium ...
  • Jordan, K.J.; Morrill, J.L.; Reddy, P.G.; Higgins, James J. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2012-10-04)
    Previous work at the Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station contributed to the development of an early weaning program (see 1984 Dairy Day, Report of Progress 460). This program involves the use of a prestarter, which ...
  • Anderson, K.L.; Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G.; Morrill, J.L.; Reddy, P.G.; Avery, T.B.; Anderson, N.V. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2012-09-20)
    Twenty newborn bull calves assigned to two groups, protozoa-free or protozoa-inoculated, were used to determine the effects of ruminal protozoa on performance of early weaned calves. Calves in the protozoa group were ...
  • Flynn, P.; Morrill, J.L.; Reddy, P.G.; Higgins, James J. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2012-09-20)
    Sixty Holstein heifers were used from birth to 8 weeks of age to study the effect of amount of potassium (K) in the diet and of adding a buffer to the starter. Starters were formulated with and without 1% trona, a natural ...
  • Morrill, J.L.; Reddy, P.G. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2012-09-20)
    An experimental calf starter made from a pelleted commercial type supplement and feeds readily available on the farm was compared to a conventional pelleted calf starter in an attempt to demonstrate an economical alternative ...
  • Morrill, J.L.; Schmidt, M.K.; Cullen, A.J.; Morrill, M.B. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2012-10-04)
    One experiment was conducted to compare an early weaning program, using a prestarter , when calves were weaned at 2 or 3 wk of age with programs using conventional feeds and weaning at 3 or 6 wk of age. Daily gains to 8 ...
  • Anderson, K.L.; Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G.; Morrill, J.L.; Reddy, P.G.; Avery, T.B.; Anderson, N.V. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2012-09-20)
    Twenty-two newborn, bull calves were used to determine the effects of lasalocid on growth and feed intake of early-weaned calves from week 1 to 12. Calves were assigned to lasalocid or control groups on day 3. Lasalocid-fed ...
  • Reddy, P.G.; Morrill, J.L.; Minocha, H.C.; Frey, R.A.; Stevenson, Jeffrey S. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2012-10-04)
    Thirty-two Holstein heifer calves receiving conventional rations were supplemented with 0 (control), 125, 250, or 500 IU vitamin E/calf/day. The objective was to determine the optimum requirement based on their ...

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