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Providing Extra Feed to Nutritionally Stressed Cows; Timing for Proper Calf Development
NDSU researchers examine how restricting nutrient delivery and subsequently feeding to nutrient requirements from early to midgestation can affect the development of placental blood vessels and the fetus.
Located in Ranch Hand Newsletter
Effects of Injectable Vitamin Products on Serum Vitamin and Selenium Concentrations and Growth Performance in Beef Calves
NDSU researchers are studying the effectiveness of vitamin A-D-E or Bo-Se injection on raising serum fat-soluble vitamin and selenium concentrations of newborn calves in the first 48 hours after treatment.
Located in Ranch Hand Newsletter
It’s All Part of the Process
Carl Dahlen, NDSU Extension Beef Cattle Specialist, takes you through the university research process from start to finish.
Located in Ranch Hand Newsletter
Domestic Animals in Agriculture and Biomedical Research
The use of domesticated or managed animals in research is important for improving the efficiency of animal production, alleviating poverty, promoting human health and contributing to biomedical research.
Located in Ranch Hand Newsletter
The Effect of Supplementation of Distillers Grains to Calves on Hay Intake, Feeding Behavior and Growth Performance
Research projects have concluded ethanol byproducts can be an effective supplement. NDSU researchers are going further investigating the effects these byproducts might have of feeding behavior.
Located in Ranch Hand Newsletter
Use of BioPRYN to Determine Pregnancy Status and Assign Calving Groups
NDSU researchers compare pregnancy diagnosis via transrectal ultrasound with pregnancy detection via the BioPRYN system to determine pregnancy status and whether BioPRYN is a useful tool for beef producers to group cows according to predicted calving date.
Located in Ranch Hand Newsletter
The Research Corner: Where Does All the Net Wrap Go?
Project evaluates the fate of net wrap eaten by cattle. Research in Progress. Carl Dahlen, NDSU Extension Beef Cattle Specialist
Located in Ranch Hand Newsletter
The Research Corner: Early Puberty in Girls; Is it Really the Beef ?
Research Project evaluates impacts of tofu and beef from implanted and non-implanted steers on age at puberty, sex-hormone blood profile and body composition at sexaul maturity of female pigs. Research in Progress. James Magolski, Graduate Student; Eric Berg and Kim Vonnahme, Research and Teaching Faculty, NDSU Department of Animal Sciences
Located in Ranch Hand Newsletter
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