2009 Nebraska Beef Cattle Report
Agricultural Research Division
University of Nebraska Extension
Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Full PDF version of this report (PDF 1.6MB, 129 pgs)
- Effect of Winter Grazing System and Supplementation on Beef Cow and Progeny Performance
- Effect of Estrus Synchronization with a Single Injection of Prostaglandin During Natural Service Mating (PDF 109KB)
- Limit Feeding Beef Cows with Bunkered Wet Distillers Grains Plus Solubles or Distillers Solubles (PDF 81KB)
- Estimating Livestock Forage Demand: Defining the Animal Unit (PDF 89KB)
- Moving Beyond Weight as the Only Predictor of Breeding Readiness: Using a Breeding Maturity Index (PDF 92KB)
- The Effects of Breeding Maturity on Dystocia and Rebreeding of the Primiparous Beef Female (PDF 96KB)
- An Economic Budget for Determining Co-Product Storage Costs (PDF 86KB)
- Replacing Fertilizer Nitrogen with Dried Distillers Grains Supplement to yearling Steers Grazing Bromegrass Pastures: Daily Gain and Nitrogen Use Efficiency
- Replacing Fertilizer Nitrogen with Dried Distillers Grains Supplement to Yearling Bromegrass Pastures: Economics and Models
- Energy Value of Wet Distillers Grains in High Forage Diets (PDF 89KB)
- Feeding Corn Distillers Solubles or Wet Distillers Grains Plus Solubles and Cornstalks to Growing Calves
- Comparison of Dry Distillers or Modified Wet Distillers Grains Plus Solubles in Wet or Dry Forage-Based Diets (PDF 85KB)
- Level of Wet Distillers Grains Plus Solubles and Solubles Ensiled with Wheat Straw for Growing Steers (PDF 103KB)
- Summary of Grazing Trials Using Dried Distillers Grains Supplementation
- Profit Variability for Calf-Fed and Yearling Production Systems
- Effects on Sorting Cattle by Weight and Time of Year on Finishing Performance, Carcass Characteristics and Economics
- Feeding Distillers Grains and E coli O157:H7
- An Economic Overview of Ethanol Co-Product Utilization in Nebraska
- Using Wet Corn Gluten Feed to Adapt Cattle to Finishing Diets
- The Effects on Ruminal pH, Feed Intake and Digestibility When Using Wet Corn Gluten Feed to Adapt Cattle to Finishing Diets.
- Effect of the Grains-to-Solubles Ratio in Diet Containing Wet Distillers Grains ± Solubles Fed to Finishing Steers
- Effects of Substituting Wet Distillers Grains with Solubles in a Wet Corn Gluten Feed-Based Diet on Finishing Performance.
- Wet Distillers Grains Plus Solubles or Solubles in Feedlot Diets Containing Wet Corn Gluten Feed
- Cattle Performance and Economic Analysis of Diets Containing Wet Distillers Grains and Dry-Rolled or Steam-Flaked Corn
- Effects of Wet Corn Gluten Feed and Roughage Inclusion Levels in Finishing Diets Containing Modified Distillers Grains Plus Solubles
- Effects of Roughage Source and Level with the Inclusion of Wet Distillers Grains on Ruminal Metabolism and Nutrient Digestibility.
- Effects of Feeding High Levels of Byproducts in Different Combinations to Finishing Steers
- Sulfur in Distillers Grains
- Ruminal Sulfide Levels in Corn Byproduct Diets with Varying Roughage Levels
- Hydrogen Sulfide Gas Levels Post Feeding (PDF 86KB)
- Effects of Rumensin® and Tylan® in Finishing Diets with Wet Distillers Grains Plus Solubles.
- Effects of Feeding Wet Distillers Grains Plus Solubles on Feedlot Manure Value
- Effect of Dietary Cation-Anion Difference on Feedlot Performance, Nitrogen Mass Balance and Manure pH in Open Feedlot Pens.
- Effect of Dietary Cation-Anion Difference on Intake and Urinary pH in High Concentrate Diets
- Composting or Stockpiling Feedlot Manure: Nutrient Concentration and Recovery
- Impact of a New Direct-Fed Microbial on Intake and Ruminal pH
- Effects of Environmental Factors on Body Temperature of Feedlot Cattle (PDF 120KB)
- Effects of Surface Soil Temperature on Daily Water Intake in Feedlot Cattle
- Fatty Acid Profile of Three Beef Muscles from Yearlings and Calf-Fed Steers Fed Wet Distillers Grains Plus Solubles
- Fatty Acid Composition of Beef from Cattle Fed Wet Distillers Grains Diets Supplemented with Vitamin E
- Vitamin E Mitigates the Boost in Lipid Oxidation of Beef Due to Wet Distillers Grains Feeding
- Effect of Wet Distillers Grain Feeding Supplemented with Vitamin E on Case Life of Beef
- Profit Variability for Calf-Fed and Yearling Production Systems (PDF 104KB))
- Modified Wet Distillers Grains Finishing Diets May Increase the Levels of Polyunsaturated and Trans Fatty Acids of Beef
- A Rapid Method to Evaluate Oxidation Capacity of Fresh Beef
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Appreciation is expressed to the following firms, associations oragencies who provided grant support for research in the beef cattleprogram.
Archer Daniels Midland Co., Columbus, Neb.
Nebraska Beef Council, Kearney, Neb.
Appreciation is also expressed to the following firms that provided products or services
Abengoa Bioenergy Corp., York, Nebraska
Iowa Limestone, Des Moines, Iowa
Appreciation is also expressedto the following research technicians, unit managers, and crew involvedin the research programs at our various locations.
Agricultural Research and Development Center, Ithaca
Animal Science Department, Lincoln
Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory, Whitman
Panhandle Research and Extension Center, Scottsbluff
West Central Research and Extension Center, North Platte
Northeast Research and Extension Center, Norfolk
Dalbey Halleck Farm