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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
NutritionalManagement 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 updated in 2014
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  2013 Beef Sire EPD Requirements for CAIP Beef Genetic Improvement Program
Animal Science
Electronic file updated in 2013
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  Expected Progeny Differences Percentile Tables
Electronic file updated in 2013
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  Beef Sire Selection for Cattle Genetic Improvement Program
Animal Science
Electronic file updated in 2014

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ASC-169
Beef Sire Selection Manual
Animal Science
Electronic file updated in 2007
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Section 1 Beef Sire Selection Manual
Introductory materials

Animal Science
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Section 2 Beef Sire Selection Manual
The Importance of Sire Selection

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

Animal Science
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Section 4 Beef Sire Selection Manual
Genetic Principles

Animal Science
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Section 5 Beef Sire Selection Manual
Crossbreeding for Commercial Beef Production

Animal Science
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Section 6 Beef Sire Selection Manual
Breed and Composite Selection

Animal Science
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Section 7 Beef Sire Selection Manual
Data Collection and Interpretation

Animal Science
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Section 8 Beef Sire Selection Manual
Expected Progeny Differences

Animal Science
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Section 9 Beef Sire Selection Manual
Interpretation and Utilization of Expected Progeny Differences

Animal Science
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Section 10 Beef Sire Selection Manual
The Role of Economically Relevant and Indicator Traits

Animal Science
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Section 11 Beef Sire Selection Manual
Selection Decisions: Tools for Economic Improvement Beyond EPD

Animal Science
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Section 12 Beef Sire Selection Manual
Visual and Phenotypic Evaluation of Bulls

Animal Science
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Section 13 Beef Sire Selection Manual
DNA-Based Technologies

Animal Science
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Section 14 Beef Sire Selection Manual
Summary

Animal Science
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Section 15

Beef Sire Selection Manual
Author Biographies

Animal Science
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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 2011
Revised 2011
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ID-108
Section 5
THE KENTUCKY BEEF BOOK
Planning the Breeding Program
Animal Science
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  Expected Progeny Differences - 2006 percentiles for several breeds
Animal Science
Electronic file created in 2006
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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-121 Fumonisin, Vomitoxin, and Other Mycotoxins in Corn Produced by Fusarium Fungi
Animal Science
Electronic file created in 2006
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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-155 Trace Mineral Supplementation for Kentucky Beef Cows
Animal Science
Electronic file created in 2004
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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-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-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-144 Managing Considerations in Beef Heifer Development
Animal Science

Electronic file created in 1998
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ASC-142 Pelvic Measures for Calving Difficulty
Animal Science
Electronic file created in 2000
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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

ID-140 Kentucky Beef Quality Assurance Program
Animal Science
Electronic file created in 2001
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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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ASC-25 Growth Promoting Implants for Beef Cattle
Animal Science
Electronic file created in 2010

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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-501 Managing Pyrethroid Resistant Horn Flies
Entomology
Electronic file revised in 1994
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ENT-505 Insecticide-Impregnated Cattle Ear Tags
Entomology
Electronic file created in 1996
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ENT-508 Walk Through Horn Fly Trap Pastured Cattle
Entomology
Electronic file created in 1998
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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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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-108
Section 6
THE KENTUCKY BEEF BOOK
Health and Management Techniques
Animal Science
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ID-2 Some Plants of Kentucky Poisonous to Livestock
Agronomy
Electronic file created in 1995
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FOR-37 Coyote, Managing Coyote Problems in Kentucky
Forestry
Electronic file created in 1999
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Forages

PR-597 2009 Cool Season Grass Grazing Tolerance Report
Electronic file created in 2010
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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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PR-547 2006 Cool Season Grass Grazing Tolerance Report
Electronic file created in 2006
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PR-546 2006 Alfalfa Grazing Tolerance Report
Electronic file created in 2006
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PR-545 2006 Red and White Clover Grazing Tolerance Report
Electronic file created in 2006
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ID-158 Managing Steep Terrain for Livestock Forage Production
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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PR-531 2005 Cool-Season Grass Horse Grazing Tolerance Report
Agronomy
Electronic file created in 2005
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PR-530 2005 Cool-Season Grass Grazing Tolerance Report
Agronomy

Electronic file created in 2005

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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-526 2005 Alfalfa Grazing Tolerance Report
Agronomy

Electronic file created in 2005

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PR-515 2004 Cool-Season Grass Grazing Tolerance Report
Agronomy

Electronic file created in 2004

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PR-514 2004 Alfalfa Grazing Tolerance Report
Agronomy

Electronic file created in 2004

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PR-513 2004 Red and White Clover Grazing Tolerance Report
Agronomy

Electronic file created in 2004

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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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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-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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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-176 Using Soil Cement on Horse and Livestock Farms
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-13 Beef Cattle Corrals and Handling Facilities
Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering
Electronic file created in 1995
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ID108
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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  Corral Construction Guidelines
Biosystems and Agriculture Engineering

General

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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SR-104 2010 Research & Extension Beef Report
Electronic file created in 2011
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SR2004-2 2003 Research & Extension Report
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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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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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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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BSE Infromation

  BSE Informational Sheet
Animal Science
Electronic file created in 2004
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