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Animal Sciences and Industry

Kansas State University
232 Weber Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-8028

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Email: asi@ksu.edu

Cattlemen's Day reports


S.S. Trehal, J.L. Talley, K.D. Sherrill, T.J. Spore, W.R. Hollenbeck, R.N. Wahl and D.A. Blasi. 2017. Horn fly control and growth implants are effective strategies for heifers grazing Flint Hills pasture. KSU Cattlemen's Day Report of Progress.

T.J. Spore, S.P. Montgomery, G.A. Hanzlicek, K.T. Cavalli, W.R. Hollenbeck, R.A. Wahl, E.C. Titgemeyer, C. Vahl and D.A. Blasi. 2017. High energy digestible fiber-based diets improve efficiency in growing heifers. KSU Cattlemen's Day Report of Progress.

A.C. Vesco, A.K. Sexten, E.C. Titgemeyer, W.R. Hollenbeck, L.C. Grimes and D.A. Blasi. 2017. Receiving stocker cattle performance is similar with either corn or sorghum wet distillers grains. KSU Cattlemen's Day Report of Progress.

T.J. Spore, M.E. Corrigan, T.R. Parks, C.S. Weibert, M.L. DeTray, W.R. Hollenbeck, R.A. Wahl and D.A. Blasi. 2017. Route of Mannheimia haemolytica and Pasteurella multocida vaccine does not affect health or performance of receiving heifers. KSU Cattlemen's Day Report of Progress.

C.S. Weibert, W.R. Hollenbeck, S.B. Laudert, J.D. Kubick and D.A. Blasi. 2017. Feeding a novel trace mineral at lower levels to grazing stocker cattle does not impair performance. KSU Cattlemen's Day Report of Progress.

C.S. Weibert, W.R. Hollenbeck, S.B. Laudert, J.D. Kubick and D.A. Blasi. Evaluation of trace mineral sources on newly arrived stocker cattle. KSU Cattlemen's Day Report of Progress.

M.L. DeTray, S.P. Montgomery, E.C. Titgemeyer, A.E. Wertz-Lutz, C.I. Vahl, A.T. Schilling, W.R. Hollenbeck and D.A. Blasi. 2017. Feeding nucleotides with corn germ meal or dried distillers grains does not promote growth performance of receiving and growing calves. KSU Cattlemen's Day Report of Progress.

T.J. Spore, S.P. Montgomery, G.A. Hanzlicek, W.R. Hollenbeck, R.N. Wahl, J.E. Sears and D.A. Blasi. 2017. Zelnate on arrival could decrease the likelihood of subsequent pulls in suspect BRDC cases. KSU Cattlemen's Day Report of Progress.

A.C. Vesco, A.K. Sexten, C.S. Weibert, B.E. Oleen, W.R. Hollenbeck, L.C. Grimes and D.A. Blasi. 2015. Evaluation of the productivity of a single subcutaneous injection of LongRange in stocker calves compared with a positive (Dectomax) and a negative (saline) control. KSU Cattlemen's Day Report of Progress. Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports: Vol. 1: Iss. 1.

Spore, T.; Montgomery, S.; Vahl, C.; Oleen, B. E.; Hollenbeck, W. R.; Waggoner, J. W.; Hill, J.; and Blasi, D. A. (2015) "Evaluation of Calcium Hydroxide-Treated Stover (Second Crop) in Receiving and Growing Diets and Effects on Cattle Performance,"Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports: Vol. 1: Iss. 1.

E.R. Schlegel, D.A. Blasi, W.R. Hollenbeck, B.E. Oleen, D.G. Renter and M.F. Spire. 2014. Performance and health effects of Zuprevo™ 18% in newly received, highly stressed beef cattle. KSU Cattlemen's Day Report of Progress 1101.

E.R. Schlegel, S.P. Montgomery, J. Waggoner, C.I. Vahl, W.R. Hollenbeck, B.E. Oleen and D.A. Blasi. 2014. Evaluation of ammoniated wheat straw in receiving and growing diets. KSU Cattlemen's Day Report of Progress. 1101.

N.T. Melton, B.E. Oleen, C.I. Vahl, S.P. Montgomery, E.R. Schlegel and D.A. Blasi. 2014. Consumption and performance by beef heifers provided dried distillers grains in a self-fed supplement containing either 10 or 16% salt while grazing Flint Hills native grass. KSU Cattlemen's Day Report of Progress 1101.

S.E. Hill, C.I. Vahl, B.E. Oleen, W.R. Hollenbeck and D.A. Blasi. 2013. Insecticide ear tags numerically improve grazing cattle performance. KSU Cattlemen's Day Report of Progress 1083.

S.J. Lawrence, S.E. Kreider, J.J. Higgins, D.A. Blasi, L. Allen, M.E. Dikeman, M.P. Epp and P. Ritter. 2013. Ultrasound technology has limited ability to predict carcass yield grade of lightweight, short-fed stocker cattle. KSU Cattlemen's Day Report of Progress. 1083.

A.V. Siverson, E.C. Titgemeyer, S.P. Montgomery, D.A. Blasi, and B.E. Oleen. 2013. Effects of corn processing and wet corn gluten feed on newly arrived and growing cattle. KSU Cattlemen's Day Report of Progress. 1083.

E.R. Schlegel, S.P. Montgomery, C.I. Vahl, B.E. Oleen, W.R. Hollenbeck and D.A. Blasi, 2013. Wet distillers grain and solubles vs. wet corn gluten feed for newly received and growing cattle. KSU Cattlemen's Day Report of Progress. 1083.

A.V. Siverson, D.A. Blasi, M.E. Corrigan, J.J. Higgins, and B.E. Oleen. 2012. Direct – Fed Microbials for Receiving Cattle I: Effects of ProTernative Stress Formula fed in a liquid suspension on growth and health performance of receiving beef heifers. KSU Cattlemen's Day Report of Progress 1065.

A.V. Siverson, D.A. Blasi, M.E. Corrigan, J.J. Higgins, and B.E. Oleen. 2012. Direct – Fed Microbials for Receiving Cattle I I: Effects of ProTernative Stress Formula fed in a dry suspension on growth, feed intake, and health of receiving beef heifers. KSU Cattlemen's Day Report of Progress 1065.

Blasi, D.A., M.P. Epp, and R. Derstein. 2010. Feed-based metaphylaxis programs did not affect health or performance of high-risk calves mass medicated with Draxxin on arrival. KSU Cattlemen's Day Report of Progress 1029.

Blasi, D.A., M.P. Epp and B. Greenwood. 2010. Comparison of medicinal feed additives on health and growth performance of beef calves grazing native grass pasture KSU Cattlemen's Day Report of Progress 1029.

Epp, M.P., D.A. Blasi, W.L. Metzen, and B.E. Oleen. 2010. Dried distillers grains supplemented at different frequencies to stocker heifers grazing late-season Flint Hills native pastures. KSU Cattlemen's Day Report of Progress 1029.

Hibbard, L.R., D.A. Blasi, R.G. Godbee, M.P. Epp, and B.E. Oleen. 2010. Effects of Morinda citrifolia on growth performance and health of high-risk calves. KSU Cattlemen's Day Report of Progress 1029.

White, B.J., D. Blasi and M. Epp. 2009. Backgrounding health associated with area of the truck where cattle were housed during transport. KSU Cattlemen's Day Report of Progress 1010.

Anglin, C.O., D.A. Blasi, K.C. Olson, C.D. Reinhardt, M.P. Epp, R.D. Derstein, and B.B. Barnhardt. 2008. Restricted feeding improves performance of growing steers during subsequent grazing on native Flint Hills pasture. KSU Cattlemen's Day Report of Progress 995.

Barnhardt, B.B., M.P. Epp, A.M. Bryant, P. J. Guiroy and D.A. Blasi. 2007. Supplementation of stocker steers grazing native flint hills pasture with a protein and mineral supplement increases average daily gains. KSU Cattlemen's Day Report of Progress 978.

Barnhardt, B.B., A.M. Bryant, M.P. Epp, M.F. Spire, and D.A. Blasi. 2007. Trailer-mounted RFID reader scans EID tags during cattle shipments. KSU Cattlemen's Day Report of Progress 978.

Epp, M., B. Barnhardt, A. Bryant, and D. Blasi. 2007. Dried distiller's grains improve the performance of beef cattle intensively grazing early summer bluestem pasture. KSU Cattlemen's Day Report of Progress 978.

Barnhardt, B.B., D.C. Reinhardt, D.A. Blasi, J.C. Forcherio and R.R. Scott. 2006. Effects of spring pasture burning, pasture deworming and grain supplementation on performance of stocker calves grazing native flinthills pasture. KSU Cattlemen's Day Report of Progress 959.

Refereed Journal Articles
Schilling, M.L., S.P. Montgomery, E.C. Titgemeyer, A.E. Wertz-Lutz, C.I. Vahl, A.T. Schilling, W.R. Hollenbeck and D.A. Blasi. 2017. Effects of feeding nucleotides in diets containing corn germ meal or dried corn distillers grains on the performance and health of receiving and growing calves. The Professional Animal Scientist. The Professional Animal Scientist. 33:440-450.

Hanzlicek, G.A., D.A. Blasi, B.E. Oleen and G.A. Anderson. 2016. A randomized field study comparing differences in core-body temperature, health, and performance in crossbred heifers administered two antimicrobial products given upon arrival at a stocker facility. The Professional Animal Scientist. 32:438-444.

Schlegal, E.R., S.P. Montgomery, J.W. Waggoner, C.I. Vahl, E.C. Titgemeyer, W.R. Hollenbeck and D.A. Blasi. 2016. Evaluation of ammoniated wheat straw during a receiving and growing period for beef cattle. The Professional Animal Scientist. 32:295-301.

Siverson, A.V., E.C. Titgemeyer, S.P. Montgomery and D.A. Blasi. 2014. Effects of corn processing and dietary wet corn gluten feed inclusion on performance and digestion of newly received growing cattle. J. Anim. Sci. 92:1604-1612.

Coetzee, J.F., L.N. Edwards, R.A. Mosher, N.M. Bello, A.M. O'Connor, B. Wang, B, KuKanich and D.A. Blasi. 2012. Effect of oral meloxicam on health and performance of beef steers relative to bulls castrated on arrival at the feedlot. J. Anim. Sci. 90:1026-1039.

Massey, C., K.C. Dhuyvetter, R.V. Llewelyn and D.A. Blasi. 2011. Castration and morbidity and their effects on performance, carcass quality and price differentials for bulls and steers. The Professional Animal Scientist 27:19.

Hanzlicek, G.A., B.J. White, D.G. Renter, and D.A. Blasi. 2010. A field study evaluating health, performance, and behavior differences in crossbred beef calves administered different vaccine-parasiticide product combinations. Vaccine. doi:10.101b/j.vaccine.2010.06.096.

Ryan, S.E., D.A. Blasi, K.E. Fike, B.P. Rickard, and M.P. Anderson. 2010. Read distance performance and variation of five low-frequency radio frequency identification panel transceiver manufacturers. J. Anim. Sci. 88:2514.

White, B.J., D.A. Blasi, L.C. Vogel and M. Epp. 2009. Associations of beef calf wellness and body weight gain with internal location in a truck during transportation. J. Anim. Sci. 87:

Nickell, J.S., B.J. White, R.L. Larson, D.A. Blasi, and D.G. Renter. 2008. Comparison of Short-Term Health and Performance Effects Related to Prophylactic Administration of Tulathromycin versus Tilmicosin in Long-Hauled, Highly Stressed Beef Stocker Calves. Veterinary Therapeutics 9-2:147-156.