University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

Beef Publications

The publications listed below are provided via Agricultural Communications Services. They maintain a listing of on-line electronic publications for the College of Agriculture and this list should be checked for the most recent additions. The documents are Adobe Acrobat PDF files.

INDEX
Breeding Management Health Management End Product
Nutritional Management Forages Facilities
Reproductive Management Economics General
BSE Information    


Breeding Management

ASC-211

Expected Progeny Differences: Trait Definitions and Utilizing Percentile Tables
Animal Science

Electronic file created in 2014
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ASC-169
Beef Sire Selection Manual
Animal Science

Electronic file updated in 2010
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Section 1 Beef Sire Selection Manual
Introductory materials
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Section 2 Beef Sire Selection Manual
The Importance of Sire Selection

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Section 3 Beef Sire Selection Manual
Assessing Management, Resources, and Marketing

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Section 4 Beef Sire Selection Manual
Genetic Principles

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Section 5 Beef Sire Selection Manual
The Role of Economically Relevant and Indicator Traits

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Section 6 Beef Sire Selection Manual
Data Collection and Interpretation

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Section 7 Beef Sire Selection Manual
Interpretation and Use of Expected Progeny Differences
(EPD)
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Section 8 Beef Sire Selection Manual
Selection Decisions: Tools for Economic Improvement Beyond EPD

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Section 9 Beef Sire Selection Manual
Crossbreeding for Commercial Beef Production

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Section 10 Beef Sire Selection Manual
Breed and Composite Selection

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Section 11 Beef Sire Selection Manual
Visual and Phenotypic Evaluation of Bulls

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Section 12

Beef Sire Selection Manual
Utilizing Molecular Information in Beef Cattle Selection
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Section 13 Beef Sire Selection Manual
DNA-Based Biotechnologies

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Section 14 Beef Sire Selection Manual
Summary

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Section 15
 
Beef Sire Selection Manual
Author Biographies

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  Beef Sire Selection for Cattle Genetic Improvement Program
Animal Science
Electronic file updated in 2006.
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  Expected Progeny Differences - 2006 percentiles for several breeds
Animal Science
Electronic file created in 2006.
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ASC-168 Crossbreeding for the Commercial Beef Producer
Animal Science

Electronic file created in 2004
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ASC-165 Beef Sire Selection Recommendations
Animal Sciences

Electronic file created in 2003
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ASC-159 Selection and Management Practices to Increase Consistency in Beef Cattle
Animal Sciences
Electronic file created in 2000
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ASC-150 Keeping Production Records for the Beef Herd
Animal Science

Electronic file created in 2000
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ASC-141 Using Expected Progeny Differences
Animal Science
Electronic file created in 1998

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ID-108
Section 5
THE KENTUCKY BEEF BOOK
Planning the Breeding Program
Animal Science

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Nutritional Management

Estimating Hay Needs Aid to determine how much hay will be needed to overwinter the beef cow herd
Animal Science
Electronic file created in 2010

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ASC-25 Growth Promoting Implants for Beef Cattle
Animal Science
Electronic file created in 2010

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ID-157 Managing Livestock Forage for Beef Cattle Production on Reclaimed Surface-Mined Land
Animal Sciences
Electronic file created in 2006 
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ID-121 Fumonisin, Vomitoxin, and Other Mycotoxins in Corn Produced by Fusarium Fungi
Animal Science

Electronic file created in 2006
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ASC-155 Trace Mineral Supplementation for Kentucky Beef Cows
Animal Science
Electronic file created in 2004
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ASC-161  Feeding and Managing Baby Calves from Birth to 3 Months of Age
Animal Science

Electronic file created in 2001
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ASC-154 Using Nutrition to Improve Immunity Against Disease: Copper, Zinc, Selenium, and Vitamin E
Animal Sciences
Electronic file created in 1999
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ASC-12 Balancing Rations
Animal Sciences
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ID-101 Interpreting Forage Quality Reports
Agronomy
Electronic file created in 1999
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ID-76 Creep Grazing for Beef Calves
Agronomy
Electronic file created in 1995

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ID-74 Planning Fencing Systems for Intensive Grazing Management
Biosystems and Agriculture Engineering

Electronic file created in 1994
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ID-108
Section 6
THE KENTUCKY BEEF BOOK
Health and Management Techniques
Animal Science

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Reproductive Management

ASC-162 Managing Body Condition to Improve Reproductive Efficiency in Beef Cows Reproductive Management
Animal Science
Electronic file created in 2002
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ASC-164 Protocols for Synchronizing Estrus in Yearling Heifers
Animal Sciences
Electronic file created in 2002
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ASC-163 Strategies to Improve Reproductive Efficiency of Heifers
Animal Sciences
Electronic file created in 2002
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ASC-162 Managing Body Conditions to Improve Reproductive Efficiency in Beef Cows
Animal Sciences
Electronic file created in 2002
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ASC-142 Pelvic Measures for Calving Difficulty
Animal Science
Electronic file created in 2000

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ASC-144 Managing Considerations in Beef Heifer Development
Animal Science

Electronic file created in 1998

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ASC-132 Using MGA to Shorten the Beef Breeding Season
Animal Science
Electronic file created in 1998
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ASC-61 Southern Regional Beef Cow-Calf Handbook Determining Pregnancy in Cattle
Animal Science
Electronic file created in 1995
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ID-108
Section 4
THE KENTUCKY BEEF BOOK
Managing Reproduction
Animal Science

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Health Management

ASC-25 Growth Promoting Implants for Beef Cattle
Animal Science
Electronic file created in 2010

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ASC-162 Managing Body Condition to Improve Reproductive Efficiency in Beef Cows Reproductive Management
Animal Science
Electronic file created in 2002
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ID-140 Kentucky Beef Quality Assurance Program
Animal Science

Electronic file created in 2002
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ID-135 Pinkeye--Infectious Bovine Keratoconjunctivitis
Animal Science

Electronic file created in 2001
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ID-140 Kentucky Beef Quality Assurance Program
Animal Science

Electronic file created in 2001
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ENT-509 Horn Flies and Cattle
Entomology

Electronic file created in 2000
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ENT-510 Face Flies and Pinkeye
Entomology

Electronic file created in 2000
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ENT-511 Horse Flies and Deer Flies
Entomology

Electronic file created in 2000
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ENT-512 Lice on Beef and Dairy Cattle
Entomology

Electronic file created in 2000
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ASC-154 Using Nutrition to Improve Immunity Against Disease: Copper, Zinc, Selenium, and Vitamin E
Animal Sciences
Electronic file created in 1999
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ENT-508 Walk Through Horn Fly Trap Pastured Cattle
Entomology

Electronic file created in 1998
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ENT-505 Insecticide-Impregnated Cattle Ear Tags
Entomology

Electronic file created in 1996
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ENT-501 Managing Pyrethroid Resistant Horn Flies
Entomology

Electronic file revised in 1994
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ID-108
Section 6
THE KENTUCKY BEEF BOOK
Health and Management Techniques
Animal Science

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FOR-37 Coyote, Managing Coyote Problems in Kentucky
Forestry

Electronic file created in 1999
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ID-2 Some Plants of Kentucky Poisonous to Livestock
Agronomy
Electronic file created in 1995
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Forages

ID-217 Forage-Related Disorders in Cattle: Nitrate Poisoning
Animal & Food Sciences

Animal Science
Electronic file created in 2014
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ID-205 Drought-Stressed Corn Silage Valuation, 2012
Animal Science

Electronic file created in 2013
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ID-188 Strategic Winter Feeding of Cattle using a Rotational Grazing Structure
Animal Science

Electronic file created in 2011
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ID-143 Rotational Grazing
Animal Science

Electronic file created in 2011
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ID-193 Profitability of Nitrogen Applications for Stockpiling Tall Fescue Pastures: 2011 Guide
Animal Science

Electronic file created in 2011
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ID-171 Using Dry Lots to Conserve Pastures and Reduce Pollution Potential
Agronomy

Electronic file created in 2008
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AGR-191 Using a Grazing Stick for Pasture Management
Agronomy

Electronic file created in 2007
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AGR-190 Chicory: An Alternative Livestock Forage
Agronomy

Electronic file created in 2007
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ID-158 Managing Steep Terrain for Livestock Forage Production
Animal Science
Electronic file created in 2006
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AGR-162 Stockpiling for Fall & Winter Pasture
Agronomy

Electronic file created in 2006
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ID-152

Grazing Corn: An Option for Extending the Grazing Season in Kentucky
Agronomy
Electronic file created in 2004

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AGR-165 The Agronomics of Manure Use for Crop Production
Agronomy
Electronic file created in 2002
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ID-97 Grazing Alfalfa
Animal Science

Electronic file created in 2001
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AGR-61 Southern Regional Beef Cow-Calf Handbook Hay Feeding Systems
Agronomy
Electronic file created in 1995
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ID-74 Planning Fencing Systems for Intensive Grazing Management
Biosystems and Agriculture Engineering

Electronic file created in 1994
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ID-86 Using Drought-Stressed Corn Harvesting, Storage, Feeding, Pricing and Marketing
Animal Science
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ID-108 Section 2 THE KENTUCKY BEEF BOOK
Forages for Beef Cattle
Animal Science

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IP-56 Assessment of the Potential for Livestock and Poultry Manure to Provide the Nutrients Removed by Crops and Forages in Kentucky
Animal Science

Electronic file created in 1999
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PR-668 2013 Cool Season Grass Grazing Tolerance Report
Electronic file created in 2013
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PR-651 2012 Cool Season Grass Grazing Tolerance Report
Electronic file created in 2013
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PR-635 2011 Cool Season Grass Grazing Tolerance Report
Electronic file created in 2012
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PR-617 2010 Cool Season Grass Grazing Tolerance Report
Electronic file created in 2011
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PR-597 2009 Cool Season Grass Grazing Tolerance Report
Electronic file created in 2010
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PR-581 2008 Cool Season Grass Grazing Tolerance Report
Electronic file created in 2009
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PR-564 2007 Cool Season Grass Grazing Tolerance Report
Electronic file created in 2008
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PR-547 2006 Cool Season Grass Grazing Tolerance Report
Electronic file created in 2007
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PR-530 2005 Cool-Season Grass Grazing Tolerance Report
Agronomy

Electronic file created in 2006
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PR-515 2004 Cool-Season Grass Grazing Tolerance Report
Agronomy
Electronic file created in 2004
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PR-497 2003 Cool-Season Grass Grazing Tolerance Variety Report
Agronomy
Electronic file created in 2003
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PR-480 2002 Cool-Season Grass Grazing Tolerance Variety Report
Agronomy
Electronic file created in 2002
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PR-667 2013 Red and White Clover Grazing Tolerance Report
Electronic file created in 2013
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PR-650 2012 Red and White Clover Grazing Tolerance Report
Electronic file created in 2012
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PR-634 2011 Red and White Clover Grazing Tolerance Report
Electronic file created in 2011
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PR-616 2010 Red and White Clover Grazing Tolerance Report
Electronic file created in 2010
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PR-596 2009 Red and White Clover Grazing Tolerance Report
Electronic file created in 2009
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PR-580 2008 Red and White Clover Grazing Tolerance Report
Electronic file created in 2008
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PR-545 2006 Red and White Clover Grazing Tolerance Report
Electronic file created in 2006
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PR-529 2005 Red and White Clover Grazing Tolerance Report
Agronomy

Electronic file created in 2005
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PR-513 2004 Red and White Clover Grazing Tolerance Report
Agronomy

Electronic file created in 2004
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PR-497 2003 Red and White Clover Grazing Tolerance Variety Report
Agronomy

Electronic file created in 2003
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PR-481 2002 Red and White Clover Grazing Tolerance Variety Report
Agronomy

Electronic file created in 2002
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PR-666 2013 Alfalfa Grazing Tolerance Report
Electronic file created in 2006
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PR-649 2012 Alfalfa Grazing Tolerance Report
Electronic file created in 2006
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PR-633 2011 Alfalfa Grazing Tolerance Report
Electronic file created in 2011
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  2010 Alfalfa Grazing Tolerance Report
Electronic file created in 2010
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PR-595 2009 Alfalfa Grazing Tolerance Report
Electronic file created in 2009
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PR-579 2008 Alfalfa Grazing Tolerance Report
Electronic file created in 2008
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PR-546 2006 Alfalfa Grazing Tolerance Report
Electronic file created in 2006
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PR-526 2005 Alfalfa Grazing Tolerance Report
Agronomy

Electronic file created in 2005
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PR-514 2004 Alfalfa Grazing Tolerance Report
Agronomy

Electronic file created in 2004
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PR-498 2003 Alfalfa Grazing Tolerance Variety Report
Agronomy

Electronic file created in 2003
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PR-472 2002 Alfalfa Grazing Tolerance Variety Report
Agronomy

Electronic file created in 2002
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Economics

ID-108
Section 10
THE KENTUCKY BEEF BOOK
Marketing Beef Cattle
Animal Science

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ID-108
Section 11
THE KENTUCKY BEEF BOOK
Economics of Beef Production
Animal Science
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End Product

ID-140 Kentucky Beef Quality Assurance Program
Animal Science
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ASC-25 Growth Promoting Implants for Beef Cattle
Animal Science
Electronic file created in 2010

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ID-150 Understanding Beef Carcass Data Reports
Agricultural Economics

Electronic file created in 2002
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ID108
Section 9
THE KENTUCKY BEEF BOOK
The End Product
Animal Science

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Facilities

ID-202 Feedlot Design and Environmental Management for Backgrounding and Stocker Operations
Animal Science

Electronic file created in 2013
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ID-176 Using Soil Cement on Horse and Livestock Farms
Animal Science
Electronic file created in 2009
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ID-175 Riparian Buffers: A Livestock Best Management Practice for Protecting Water Quality
Electronic file created in 2009
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AEN-82 Cattle Handling Facilities: Planning, Components and Layouts (3/2002)
Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering

Electronic file created in 2002.
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ID-108
Section 3
THE KENTUCKY BEEF BOOK
Facilities for Beef Production
Animal Science

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Fence/Graze Fencing and Grazing Publications
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ID-13 Beef Cattle Corrals and Handling Facilities
Animal Science
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  Corral Construction Guidelines
Biosystems and Agriculture Engineering
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General

 

2013 Extension Report and Directory
Animal Science
Electronic file created in 2014
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SR-105 2012 Beef Research & Extension Report
Animal Science

Electronic file created in 2013
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SR-104 2010 Research & Extension Beef Report
Animal Science

Electronic file created in 2011
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SR2004-2 2003 Research & Extension Beef Report
Animal Science

Electronic file created in 2004
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PR-463 Beef Research Report - 2002
Animal Science

Electronic file created in 2003
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ID-191 Climate Change: A Brief Summary for Kentucky Extension Agents
Animal Science

Electronic file created in 2011
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RB-308 2008 Commercial Feeds in Kentucky
Electronic file created in 2009
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ID-175 Riparian Buffers: A Livestock Best Management Practice for Protecting Water Quality
Electronic file created in 2009
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ID-140 Kentucky Beef Quality Assurance Program
Animal Science
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  Cattle Concentrations by State
Animal Science

Electronic file created in 2009
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ID-151 2003 SUMMARY OF THE FIVE STATE BEEF INITIATIVE IN KENTUCKY
Agricultural Economics
Electronic file created in 2004
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ID-140 Kentucky Beef Quality Assurance Program
Animal Science

Electronic file created in 2002
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IP-46

KY-A-Syst:  Assessing and Reducing the Risk of Groundwater Contamination from LIVESTOCK YARDS MANAGEMENT
Agriculture & Natural Resources

Electronic file created in 1998

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ID-108 THE KENTUCKY BEEF BOOK (Cover)
Animal Science
Electronic file created in 1997
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Section 1 THE KENTUCKY BEEF BOOK
The Kentucky Beef Industry
Animal Science

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Section 2 THE KENTUCKY BEEF BOOK
Forages for Beef Cattle
Animal Science

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Section 3 THE KENTUCKY BEEF BOOK
Facilities for Beef Production
Animal Science

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Section 4 THE KENTUCKY BEEF BOOK
Managing Reproduction
Animal Science

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Section 5 THE KENTUCKY BEEF BOOK
Planning the Breeding Program
Animal Science

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Section 6 THE KENTUCKY BEEF BOOK
Health and Management Techniques
Animal Science

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Section 7 THE KENTUCKY BEEF BOOK
Feeding the Cow Herd
Animal Science

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Section 8 THE KENTUCKY BEEF BOOK
Retaining Ownership
Animal Science

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Section 9 THE KENTUCKY BEEF BOOK
The End Product
Animal Science

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Section 10 THE KENTUCKY BEEF BOOK
Marketing Beef Cattle
Animal Science

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Section 11 THE KENTUCKY BEEF BOOK
Economics of Beef Production
Animal Science

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Section 12 THE KENTUCKY BEEF BOOK
CES=BEEF Help Desk
Animal Science
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ID-96 Beef Cattle Production on Surface Mined Land in Central Appalachia
Animal Science

Electronic file created in 1995
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BSE Infromation

  BSE Informational Sheet
Animal Science

Electronic file created in 2004