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Providing Water for Beef Cattle in Rotational Grazing Systems
8/2/2016 (new)

Water is the most essential nutrient for cattle production. Water is used in almost every bodily function, including digestion, milk production, and excretion. Given the role and function of water in relation to animal production, health, and welfare, it is critical that abundant, clean water is available in any livestock production operation. Livestock must have immediate access to water within every paddock of a rotational grazing system to realize maximum efficiency and production. | ID-236
web only | 6 pages | 3,800 words | 71 downloads | PDF: 3,000 kb


All-Weather Surfaces for Cattle Watering Facilities
7/28/2015 (new)

Strategically locating the watering facility will also provide production benefits such as increased forage utilization and improved access to water, and may possibly reduce the cost per pasture of providing water. This publication will provide guidelines for the location, design, and construction of all-weather surfaces for cattle watering facilities. | ID-229
web only | 6 pages | 2,612 words | 64 downloads | PDF: 2,980 kb


2010 Research and Extension Beef Report
3/11/2011 (new)

The 2010 Research and Extension Beef Report highlights advances in understanding of basic scientific principles of livestock production as well as applied research from which producers and the industry can benefit. Extension educational programs, on-farm demonstrations, and other activities help transfer this knowledge to producers so they can adopt of management changes as appropriate. | SR-104
web only | 89 pages | 56,665 words | 33 downloads | PDF: 2,100 kb


The Kentucky Beef Book
9/15/2005 (minor revision)

| ID-108
10,000 printed copies | - | - | 26 downloads | HTML: 3 kb


Judging Performance Classes
3/31/2004 (new)

| ASC-167
web only | 4 pages | - | 34 downloads | PDF: 142 kb


Preparing and Giving Oral Reasons
3/31/2004 (new)

| ASC-166
web only | 38 pages | - | 23 downloads | PDF: 406 kb


Sampling Animal Manure
10/30/2000 (new)

| ID-148
2,000 printed copies | 8 pages | - | 27 downloads | PDF: 312 kb


Assessing Sow Body Condition
10/31/1999 (new)

| ASC-158
1,000 printed copies | 2 pages | - | 30 downloads | PDF: 257 kb


2000 Kentucky Beef Cattle Research Report
10/1/1999 (new)

| PR-417
700 printed copies | - | - | 1 download | HTML: 4 kb


Boar Selection: Using Expected Progeny Differences (EPDs)
7/30/1998 (new)

| ASC-153
1,000 printed copies | - | - | - | HTML: 14 kb


Manipulation of the Estrous Cycle in Swine
12/1/1997 (new)

| ASC-152
1,000 printed copies | 6 pages | - | 14 downloads | PDF: 337 kb


Keeping Production Records for the Beef Herd
3/30/1996 (reprinted)

| ASC-150
2,000 printed copies | 2 pages | - | 61 downloads | PDF: 145 kb


Management of Swine Mating
9/1/1995 (new)

| ASC-148
2,000 printed copies | 6 pages | - | 20 downloads | PDF: 98 kb


Feeding Growing-Finishing Pigs to Maximize Lean Growth Rate
8/31/1995 (reprinted)

| ASC-147
2,000 printed copies | 8 pages | - | 44 downloads | PDF: 96 kb


Feeding and Managing the Weanling Pig
8/1/1995 (new)

| ASC-149
2,000 printed copies | 8 pages | - | 35 downloads | PDF: 67 kb