General Publications

Hoard’s Dairyman, The National Dairy Farm Magazine

  1. Kertz, A.F.  April 1976.  Confinement, p.10. 
    Calves can be saved.
  2. Kertz, A.F.  October 10,1982.  Hoard’s Dairyman, p. 1294. 
    Old urea thumb rules may have been too liberal.
  3. Kertz, A.F., J.T. Reid, G.H. Wellington, H.J. Ayala, S. Simpfendorfer, A.M. Maiga, and A. Fortin. 1982.
    Growth and development of cattle as related to breed, sex, and level of intake
    1. Plasma, insulin, and growth hormone. 2. Characterization of the chemical development and lipogenic activity of subcutaneuous, perirenal, and omental adipose tissue sites.  3.  Growth and development of the liver as related to body weight, intake, chemical composition, DNA, and RNA, and lipogenic activity.  4.  Growth and development of biceps femoris, longissimus, and triceps brachii muscles as related to total muscle weight, chemical composition, and DNA and RNA content.  Search:  Agriculture.  Ithaca, NY: Cornell Univ. Agr. Exp. Sta. No. 23, 32 pp.
  4. Kertz, A.F.  February 10, 1984.  Hoard’s Dairyman, p. 146. 
    Studies show how fast cows eat their grain.
  5. Kertz, A.F.  July 10, 1984.  Hoard’s Dairyman, p. 826. 
    Calves need water before they are weaned.
  6. Kertz, A.F.  October 25, 1986.  Hoard’s Dairyman, p. 927 and 931. 
    Feeding more protein boosts heifer gains and growth.
  7. Kertz, A.F.  February 25, 1987.  Hoard’s Dairyman, p. 168 and 169.
    Heifers can gain without getting fat.
  8. Kertz, A.F.  May 25, 1987.  Hoard’s Dairyman, p. 467. 
    Weaning at 4 weeks or 6 weeks made little difference.
  9. Kertz, A.F.  January 10, 1992.  Hoard’s Dairyman, p. 34. 
    How early- lactation feed intake and energy balance compare.
  10. Kertz, A. F.  January 10, 1998.  Hoard’s Dairyman, p. 28. 
    We must recognize how much feeds vary.
  11. Kertz, A. F.  February 25, 1998.   Hoard’s Dairyman, p. 156.
    Cows don’t get all the feed we buy or raise.