Department of Animal Science



Date of this Version



Published in 2013 Nebraska Beef Cattle Report.


Copyright © 2013 The Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska. Used by permission. All rights reserved.



Effect of Beef Heifer Development System on ADG, Reproduction, and Feed Efficiency During First Pregnancy

Effect of Development System on Heifer Performance and Primparous Heifer Grazing Behavior

Heifers with Low Antral Follicle Counts Have Low Birth Weights and Produce Progeny with Low Birth Weights

Effect of Two Estrus Synchronization Protocols on Reproductive Performance of May Calving Cows

Efficacy of Newborn Bovine DNA Samples Taken Via Different Mediums in Assigning Paternity


Effect of Winter Supplementation Level on Yearling System Profitability

Applying Corn Condensed Distillers Solubles to Hay Windrows Prior to Bailing: I Procedure and Effects

on Bale Temperature and Nutrient Composition

Applying Corn Condensed Distillers Solubles to Hay Windrows Prior to Bailing: II Effects on Growing Cattle


Effects of Feeding Condensed Distillers Solubles With and Without Oil Extraction on Growing Cattle Performance

Replacement of Grazed Forage and Animal Performance When Distillers Grains are Fed in a Bunk or on the Ground

Field Peas as a Binder for Dried Distillers Grains-Based Range Cubes

Strategic Supplementation of Dried Distillers Grains Plus Solubles to Yearling Steers Grazing Smooth Bromegrass

Economic Analysis Update: Supplementing Distillers Grains to Grazing Yearling Steers

Effect of Stocking Rate on Cow Performance and Grain Yields When Grazing Corn Residue

Forage Resource Management

Effect of Grazing Corn Residue on Corn and Soybean Yields

Corn Residue Removal Effects on Subsequent Yield

Effects of Corn Hybrid, Plant Density, and Harvest Time on Yield and Quality of Corn Plants

Nitrogen Fertilization and DDGS Supplementation Reduces Annual Weeds in Pastures

Evaluation of a New Chemistry for Rangeland Grasshopper Control

Influence of Pre-Collection Diet and Preparation Technique on Nutrient Composition of Masticate Samples


Replacing Steam-Flaked Corn and Dry Rolled Corn with Condensed Distillers Solubles in Finishing Diets

Association of Inactive Myostatin in Piedmontese-Influenced Steers and Heifers on Performance and Carcass Traits

at Different Endpoints

Varying Proportions and Amounts of Distillers Grains and Alkaline-Treated Forage as Substitutes for Corn

Grain Finishing Cattle Diets

Evaluation of Rumen Metabolism and Digestibility when Treated Crop Residues are Fed in Cattle Finishing Diets

Effects of Feeding 44 g/ton Rumensin During Grain Adaptation on Animal Performance and Carcass Characteristics

Comparing Wet and Dry Distillers Grains Plus Solubles for Yearling Finishing Cattle

Effects of Modified Distillers Grains Plus Solubles and Condensed Distillers Solubles With and Without Oil

Extraction on Finishing Performance

Effects of Feeding Microbial Additives on Growth Performance and Carcass Traits of Steers Fed Steam-Flaked

Corn-based Diets with Wet Distillers Grains Plus Solubles

The Effect of Lameness on Average Daily Gain in Feedlot Steers

Effect of Feeding Greater Amounts of Calcium Oxide Treated Corn Stover and Micro-Aid on Performance and

Nutrient Mass Balance

Feeding Elevated Levels of Corn Silage in Finishing Diets Containing MDGS

Economics of Feeding Elevated Levels of Corn Silage in Finishing Diets Containing MDGS

Rapidly Transitioning Cattle to a Finishing Diet with RAMP

Transitioning Cattle from RAMP to a Finishing Diet With or Without an Adaptation Period

Effects of Abruptly Transitioning Cattle from RAMP to a Finishing Diet on Ruminal pH and Feed Intake

Using RAMP for Receiving Cattle Compared to Traditional Receiving Diets

Utilization of Soybean Hulls When Fed in Combination with MDGS in Finishing Diets

Effects of Feeding Increasing Levels of Soyhulls in Finishing Diets with WDGS

Including NEXT ENHANCE Essential Oils in Finishing Diets on Performance With or Without Rumensin

and Tylan

The Effects of Commensal Microbial Communities on the Fecal Sheddings of Shiga Toxin-Producing E coli (STEC)

in Beef Cattle

Hormonal Residues in Feedlot Pens and Runoff

Anaerobic Digestion of Finishing Cattle Manure

Beef Products

Development of 2-Rib and 3-Rib Beef Chuck Subprimal

Differences in Strip Loin Steaks of Steers Due to the Inactive Myostatin Mutation

Variation in Composition and Sensory Properties for Beef Short Ribs

An Evaluation of the Extended Sirloin Cap Coulotte

An Evaluation of Pelvic Bone Shape in Beef Carcasses

Color and Sensory Properties of Beef Steaks Treated with Antimicrobial Sprays

Nutrient Differences of Beef from Steers with Different Genotypes for Myostatin

Statistics Used in the Nebraska Beef Report and Their Purpose