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Dairy Day, 2009: Recent submissions

  • Harner, Joseph P.; John, Smith (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-11-22)
    Water meters were installed on the evaporative cooling system of a long, low-profile, cross-ventilated dairy in the upper Midwest. The evaporative pad along the west side measured 10 by 350 ft. The water usage per unit ...
  • Bradford, Barry J.; Harner, Joseph P.; Brouk, Michael J. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-11-22)
    Supplemental phosphorus (P) in various forms and sources (pellet, meal, liquid, and corn dried distillers grains with solubles; DDGS) were compared in 12 multiparous Holstein cows producing 94.8 lb of milk (115 ± 55 days ...
  • Bradford, Barry J.; Mamedova, Laman K. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-11-22)
    Niacin (nicotinic acid) can suppress lipolysis, but responses to dietary niacin have been inconsistent in cattle. A widely used commercial feed additive, niacin is thought to reduce heat stress and decrease postpartum ...
  • Harner, Joseph P.; Smith, John F., 1962- (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-11-22)
    Existing blueprints were used to estimate land requirements for new dairy facilities. The average land requirement for constructing a new dairy complex with freestall housing and a new parlor is 915 ft2 per lactating cow. ...
  • Harner, Joseph P.; Smith, John F., 1962- (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-11-22)
    Performance of an evaporative cooling system was evaluated in the High Plains in a low-profile, cross-ventilated dairy facility housing 4,200 lactating cows. The temperature decrease across the 6-inch cellulose evaporative ...

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