W3173: Impacts of Stress Factors on Performance, Health, and Well-Being of Farm Animals (from W2173)

(Multistate Research Project)

Status: Active

SAES-422 Reports

12/05/2017

Publications/Thesis/Dissertations

 

Kismiantini, "Methods for detecting time lags in animal temperature regulation" (2017). Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln (Dissertation).

Godfrey, R.W., W.D. Preston, S.R. Joseph, L. LaPlace, P.E. Hillman, K.G. Gebremedhin, C.N. Lee, and R.J. Collier. 2017. Evaluating the impact of breed, pregnancy and hair coat on body temperature and sweating rate of hair sheep ewes in the tropics. J. Anim. Sci. 95:2936-2942. doi:10.2527/jas2016.1125

Godfrey, R.W., W. Preston, A. Hogg, S. Joseph, L. Laplace, P. Hillman, K. Gebremedhin, C. Lee and R. Collier. 2016. Evaluating the impact of breed, pregnancy and hair coat on body temperature and sweating rate of hair sheep ewes in the tropics. UVI-AES Annual Report pp. 20-26. (Extension Pub.)

Johnson, J.S., and D.C. Lay Jr. 2016. Evaluating the behavior, growth performance, immune parameters, and intestinal morphology of weaned piglets after simulated transport and heat stress   when antibiotics are eliminated from the starter diet or replaced with L-glutamine. J. Anim. Sci. 95:91-102. doi: 10.2527/jas2016.1070

Johnson, J.S., and K.A. Shade. 2017. Characterizing body temperature and activity changes at the onset of estrus in replacement gilts. Livestock Sci. 199: 22-24.

Cabezon, F.A. A.P. Schinckel, A.J. Smith, J.N. Marchant-Forde, J.S. Johnson, and R.M. Stwalley. 2017. Initial evaluation of floor cooling on lactating sows under severe acute heat stress. Prof. Anim. Sci. 33:254-260.

Calvo-Lorenzo, M. S. , L. E. Hulbert, M. A. Ballou, A. L. Fowler, Y. Luo, K. C. Klasing, and F. M. Mitloehner. 2017. Space allowance influences individually housed Holstein bull calf innate immune measures and standing behaviors after castration at 3 weeks of age. J. Dairy Sci. 100: 2157-2169. http://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2016-11833.

Calvo-Lorenzo, M.S., L.E. Hulbert, A.L. Fowler, A. Louie, L. J. Gershwin, K. E. Pinkerton, M. A. Ballou, K. C. Klasing, and F. M. Mitloehner. 2016. Wooden hutch space allowance influences male Holstein calf health, performance, daily lying time, and respiratory immunity. J. Dairy Sci. 99:4678-4692 http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.2016-10888 .

Chapel. N.C., C.J. Byrd, D.W. Lugar, G.M. Morello, L.H. Baumgard, J.W. Ross,

T.J. Safranski, M.C. Lucy, and J.S. Johnson. 2017. Characterizing the effects of early gestation heat stress on postnatal fasting heat production and circulating biomarkers associated with metabolism in growing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. In press.

Eicher, S. D., M. H. Rostagno, and D. C. Lay, Jr. 2017. Feed withdrawal and transportation effects on Salmonella enterica levels in market-weight pigs. J. Anim. Sci. Doi:10.2527/jas.2017.1454

Hulbert, L.E. and S.J. Moisá. 2016. Stress, immunity and the management of calves. 2016 J. Dairy Sci. 99:3199-3216 doi:10.3168/jds.2015-10198.

Lay Jr., D.C., A. Sapkota, and S.A. Enneking. 2017. Testing the feasibility of using a conveyor belt to load weanling and nursery pigs for transportation. Transl. Anim. Sci. 1: doi:10.2527/tas2017.0033

 Love, W.J., T.W. Lehenbauer, B.M. Karle, L.E. Hulbert, Randy Anderson, A.L. Van Eenenaam, T.B. Farver, S.S. Aly. 2016. Survey of dairy practices associated with respiratory health of pre-weaned calves on California dairies. J. Dairy Sci. 99:1483-1494 doi:10.3168/jds.2015-9394.

Petrosus, E. 2016. The effects of cortisol and norepinephrine on weanling piglets and the selection of an anxiolytic probiotic. (Dissertations)

Petrosus, E., S. Eicher, and M. Erasmus. 2017. Gut feelings: How probiotics may improve animal welfare. Purdue Extension. AS-364-W. (Extension Pub)

Lockwood, S. A., H. G. Kattesh, J. D. Rhinehart, L. G. Strickland, J. B. Wilkerson, P. D. Krawczel, F. D. Kirkpatrick, and A. M. Saxton. 2016. Relationships among temperament, acute and chronic cortisol concentrations, and breeding soundness during performance testing of bulls. Theriogenology. 89:140-45.

Pighetti, G. M., L. Wojakiewicz, S. I. Headrick, O. Kerro Dego, S. S. Lockwood, H. G. Kattesh, M. J. Lewis, C. D. Young, L. J. Siebert, B. E. Gillespie, M. E. Prado, R. A. Almeida, and S. P. Oliver. 2017. Vaccination with recombinant Streptococcus uberis adhesion molecule (rSUAM) alters         cytokine profiles during experimental challenge.Inter. J. Vet. & Dairy Sci.

https://www.clytoaccess.com/articles/vaccination-recombinant-streptococcus-uberis-adhesion-molecule-alters-immune-response

Li, Y. Z., K. A. McDonald, and H. W. Gonyou. 2017. Determining feeder space allowance across feed forms and water availability in the feeder for growing-finishing pigs. J. Swine Health Prod. 25: 174-182

Li, Y. Z., H. F. Zhang, L. Johnston, L. Jacobson, and W. Martin. 2016. Tail biting in growing-finishing pigs. Final Report to National Pork Board. (Extension Pub.)

Li, Y. Z., J. Brown, L. Johnston, T. Parsons, T. Safranski, and Y. Seddon. 2016. Floor Feeding – A Guide for Managing Sows. National Pork Board #004934; Clive, IA. 12/2016. (Extension Pub.)

Zhang, H. F., J. Wang, L. Wan, and Y. Z. Li. 2016. Consumers’ preferences and willingness to pay for traceable pork in Guangzou (China). Guangdong Agricultural Science 43: 183-192 (in Chinese). (Extension Pub.)

Abner Rodriguez. Measuring physiological parameters associate with heat stress in goats Bulletin SEA, Caprinos UPRM, Vol 1; No 2. 2017. (Extension Pub.)

Tresoldi, G., Schütz, K. E., and C. B. Tucker. Assessing heat load in drylot dairy cattle: Refining on-farm sampling methodology. J. Dairy Sci. 99:8970-8980.

Chen, J. M., Schütz, K. E., and C. B. Tucker. Comparison of instantaneous sampling and continuous observation of dairy cattle behavior in freestall housing. J. Dairy Sci. 99:8341-8346.

Tresoldi, G., Schütz, K. E., and C. B. Tucker. Cow cooling on commercial drylot dairies: a description of 10 farms in California. Calif. Agric. (accepted)

Kistner, M. J., J. J. Wagner, J. Evans, S. Chalberg, S. Jalali, K. Sellins, M. L. Kesel, T. Holt, and T.E. Engle. 2017. The effects of molybdenum water concentration on feedlot performance, tissue mineral concentrations, and carcass quality of feedlot steers. J. Anim. Sci. (In press)

Caldera, E., J. J. Wagner, K. Sellins, S. B. Laudert, J. W. Spears, S. L. Archibeque, and T. E. Engle. 2017. Effects of supplemental zinc, copper, and manganese concentration and source on performance and carcass characteristics of feedlot steers. Prof. Anim. Sci. 33:63-72.

Davis, B. P., T. E. Engle, J. I. Ransom, and T. Grandin. 2017. Preliminary evaluation of the effectiveness of varying doses of supplemental tryptophan as a calmative in horses. App. Anim. Behav. Sci. 188:34-41.

Wagner, J. J., T. E. Engle, C. R. Belknap, and K. L. Dorton. 2016. Meta-analysis examining the effects of Saccharomyces cerevisiae fermentation products on feedlot performance and carcass traits. Prof. Anim. Sci. 32:172-182.

The effects of molybdenum water concentration on feedlot performance, tissue mineral concentration, and carcass quality of feedlot steers. (PI-Engle) (Dissertation)

Hepler, C., C.E. Foy, M.R. Higgins, and B.J. Renquist. 2017. The hypophagic response to heat stress is not mediated by GPR109A or peripheral beta-OH butyrate. Am. J. Phys. Reg. Int. and Comp. Phys.  301:R992.

Geisler, C.E. 2016. THE ROLE OF KETONE SIGNALING IN THE HEPATIC RESPONSE TO FASTING. University of Arizona (PI-Renquist) (Dissertation)

Collier, R.J., T.R. Bilby, B.J. Renquist. 2017.  Emerging Trends in Agriculture. Proc. 5th International Symposium on Dairy Cow Nutrition and Milk Quality. Ed. J. Wang, N.Sheng, S. Zhao, and A. Kurtz. Beijing, China.  pg. 3-19.

 

Abstracts/Presentations

Godfrey, R. W., A. Nero, G. Roberts and S. A. Lakos. 2017. Evaluating the relationship between environment and body temperature of hair sheep ewes in the tropics. J. Anim. Sci. 95(Suppl. 1):247 doi:10.2527/asasann.2017.506

Godfrey, R. W., A. Nero, G. Roberts and S. A. Lakos. 2017. Tracking the movement of hair sheep grazing in pastures in the tropics. 95(Suppl. 1):251 doi:10.2527/asasann.2017.514

Godfrey, R. W., A. Nero, G. Roberts and S. A. Lakos. 2017. Evaluation of the grazing behavior of hair sheep in the tropics. J. Anim. Sci. 95(Suppl. 1):251 doi:10.2527/asasann.2017.515

Shade, K.A., K.R. Stewart, and J.S. Johnson. 2016. Characterizing body temperature and movement differences at the onset of estrus in replacement gilts. J. Anim. Sci. 94:194. doi: 10.2527/msasas2016-415.

Johnson, J.S., K.L. Martin, and K.R. Stewart. 2016. Rapid fluctuations in ambient temperature before conception reduce future fetal viability in replacement gilts. J. Anim. Sci. 94: 153. doi: 10.2527/msasas2016-326.

Johnson, J.S., C.J. Byrd, and N.M. Chapel. 2016. Effects of a 48h feed withdrawal on intraperitoneal core body temperature in growing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 94 (suppl. 5).

Johnson, J.S., and D.C. Lay Jr. 2017. Evaluating the health and productivity of weaned piglets after simulated transport and heat stress when antibiotics are eliminated from the diet. J. Anim. Sci. 95:6.

Chapel, N.M., C.J. Byrd, D.W. Lugar, K.R. Stewart, M.C. Lucy, T.J. Safranski, L.H. Baumgard, and J.S. Johnson. 2017. The effects of in utero heat stress on fasting heat production in growing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 95: 131.

Smith, A.J., F.A. Cabezon, A.P. Schinckel, J.N. Marchant-Forde, J.S. Johnson, and R.M. Stwalley. 2017. Initial evaluation of floor cooling on lactating sows under acute heat stress. J. Anim. Sci. 95:183-184.

Cabezon, F.A., A.P. Schinkel, J.N. Marchant-Forde, J.S. Johnson, and R.M.

Stwalley. Effects of floor cooling on late lactation sows under acute heat stress. J. Anim. Sci. 95:55.

Kpodo, K.R., A.W. Duttlinger, and J.S. Johnson. 2017. Pen location affects thermoregulation and feed efficiency in swine during late summer. J. Anim. Sci. In press.

Duttlinger, A.W., K.R. Kpodo, D.C. Lay Jr., B.T. Richert, and J.S. Johnson. 2017.

Replacing dietary antibiotics with 0.20% L-glutamine in swine nursery diets: Impact on health and productivity of pigs following weaning and transport during the summer. J. Anim. Sci. In press.

Byrd, C.J., N.M. Chapel, D.W. Lugar, M.C. Lucy, T.J. Safranski, and J.S. Johnson. It’s getting hot in here: A preliminary study to evaluate the impact of in utero heat stress on piglet behavior after weaning and transport. Regional Meeting of the International Society for Applied Ethology.

Petrosus, E., E. Silva, D. Lay, Jr, M. Rostagno, and S. Eicher. 2016.  Norepinephrine and cortisol influence Lactobacillus populations in weaned piglets. Program and Proceedings: 97th Annual meeting of the Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases: pp 67. Chicago, Dec. 4, 2016.

Eicher, S., E. Petrosus, D. Lay, Jr., M. Rostagno, and E. Silva. 2016. Stress hormones differentially alter gut microbes over time and affect Salmonella counts in weaned pigs. Program and Proceedings: 97th Annual meeting of the Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases:pp 43. Chicago, Dec. 6, 2016.

Eicher, S. E. Silva, M. M. Schutz, and J. N. Marchant-Forde. 2016. Chronic Pain: Leukocyte and neurochemical interactions. International Veterinary Immunological Symposium. Gold Coast, AU.

Garvey, M., E. Petrosus, J. N. Marchant-Forde, and S. Eicher. 2017. Effects of probiotics on anxiety-like behavior in weaned pigs. Regional Meeting of the International Society for Applied Ethology.

Garvey, M., and S. Eicher. 2017. A Seat at the Table: Considerations for International Animal Welfare. Purdue Center for Animal Welfare Science Annual Symposium.

McAfee, J. M., H. G. Kattesh, M. D. Lindemann, B. H. Voy, C. J. Kojima, N.C. Burdick Sanchez, J. A. Carroll, B. E. Gillespie, and A. M. Saxton. 2017. Effect of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid (n-3 PUFA) supplementation to lactating sows on growth and indicators of stress in the post-weaned pig. J. Anim. Sci. 95 (E-Suppl. 1):30.

Godfrey, R. W., S.R. Joseph, J.A. Martinez, S.A. Lakos, H.C. Nelthropp, R.L. Stanko, H.G Kattesh, S.A. Lockwood, and B. E. Gillespie. 2017. Evaluation of the effect of hot iron branding on cortisol and corticosteroid-binding globulin concentrations in young Senepol cattle. J. Anim. Sci. 95 (E-Suppl. 1):34.

Godfrey, R. W., S.R. Joseph, J.A. Martinez, S.A. Lakos, H.C. Nelthropp, R.L. Stanko, H.G Kattesh,  and S.A. Lockwood. 2017.  Evaluation of the effect of hot iron branding on pen score, chute score, exit velocity and flight distance in young Senepol cattle. J. Anim. Sci. (E-Suppl. 1):35.

Li, Y. Z., and L. J. Johnston. 2017. Effect of tail docking on welfare and performance of pigs during nursery and growing-finishing periods. JAS. 95 (Suppl.1): 34 (Abstr. 73).

Li, Y. Z., H. Zhang, L. J. Johnston, and W. Martin. 2017. Do pigs form social structures: an application of social network analysis? JAS. 95 (Suppl.1): 7 (Abstr. 15).

Li, Y. Z., S. Cui, X. Yang, B. A. Crooker, S. K. Baidoo, and L. J. Johnston. 2017. Salivary cortisol concentrations of group-housed gestating sows: individual vs. group samples. JAS. 95 (Suppl.1): 8 (Abstr. 18).

Abner Rodriguez. Effects of the inclusion of three ruminally inert fats in the diet of lambs exposed to caloric stress on dry matter and water intake, nutrient digestibility and physiological parameters. Submitted. ENICIP Congress, Medellin, Colombia. November 2017

Abner Rodriguez. Lamb Feeding and Nutrition. Camuy, PR. July 2017

Abner Rodriguez. Sheep production: Management and nutrition of the ewe. Guanica, PR, April, 2017

Tresoldi, G., Schütz, K. E., and C. B. Tucker. June 2017.Cooling cows with soakers: effects of flow rate and spray timing on responses to heat load and production. The Dairy Cattle Welfare Symposium: Intersection of Best Practices and Sustainability. Milwaukee, WI.

Tresoldi, G., Schütz, K. E., and C. B. Tucker. August 2017. Cooling cows with soakers: effects of flow rate and spray frequency on behavior and physiology. 51st International ISAE Congress. Aarhus, Denmark.

Perano, K., K.G. Gebremedhin. 2017. Equilibrium surface temperature and cooled surface area in conductive cooling systems for dairy cattle. ASABE Paper No. 17-01584. ASABE Annual International Meeting, Spokane, Washington, July 16– 19.

Perano, K., K.G. Gebremedhin. 2017. Economic returns for cooling systems of dairy cattle in different climates. ASABE Paper No. 17-1583. ASABE Annual International Meeting, Spokane, Washington, July 16– 19.

Milan, H. and Gebremedhin, K. 2017. General formulation of transmission –line modeling (TLM) method applied to bio-energetics of endotherms. ASABE Paper No. 17-00180, ASABE Annual International Meeting, Spokane, Washington, July 16– 19.

Zanetti, D., L. A. Godoi T. E. Engle, M. V. C. Pacheco, B. C. Silva, E. B. Ferreira, and S. C. Valadares Filho. 2017. Calcium, phosphorus, and micro minerals supplementation does not affect nutrient intake and digestibility, and performance of Nellore cattle fed different diets. Vol. 95(Suppl. 4) 265.

Jones, N. M., T. E. Engle, H. Han, J. J. Wagner, and S. L. Archibeque. 2017. Inclusion of zeolites (clinoptilolite) in finishing ration of feedlot beef cattle. Vol. 95(Suppl. 4) 267.

Zanetti, D., L. F. Prados, A. C. B. Menezes, J. M. V. Pereira, E. Detmann, T. E. Engle and S. C. Valadares Filho. 2017. Water intake prediction for beef cattle in Brazil. Vol. 95(Suppl. 4) 290.

Collier, R.J., T.R. Bilby, B.J. Renquist. 2017.  Emerging Trends in Agriculture. Proc. 5th International Symposium on Dairy Cow Nutrition and Milk Quality. Ed. J. Wang, N.Sheng, S. Zhao, and A. Kurtz. Beijing, China.  pg. 3-19. 

12/03/2018

Peer-reviewed Scientific publications:


Abdelfattah, E.M., Lay Jr, D.C., Marchant Forde, J.N., Karousa, M.M., Schutz, M.M., Eicher, S.D. 2017. Short communication: Effect of age at group housing on behavior, cortisol, health, and leukocyte differential counts of neonatal bull dairy calves. Journal of Dairy Science. 101(1):596-602. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2017-12632.

Cabezon, F.A. A.P. Schinckel, J.N. Marchant-Forde, J.S. Johnson, and R.M. Stwalley. 2017. Effect of floor cooling on late lactation sows under acute heat stress. Livestock Sci. 206: 113-120. doi. 10.1016/j.livsci.2017.10.017



Cabezón, F.A., Schinckel, A.P., Smith, A.J., Marchant-Forde, J.N., Johnson, J.S. and Stwalley, R.M. (2017) Initial evaluation of floor cooling on lactating sows under severe acute heat stress. Professional Animal Scientist: 33:254-260. doi:10.15232/pas.2016-01584

Chen, J. M., C. L. Stull, D. N. Ledgerwood, and C. B. Tucker. 2017. Muddy conditions reduce hygiene and lying time in dairy cattle and increase time spent on concrete. J. Dairy Sci, 100:1-14. doi: 10.3168/jds.2016-11972

Dennis, T.S., F.X. Suarez-Mena, T. M. Hill, J.D. Quigley, R.L. Schlotterbeck, R.N. Klopp, G.J. Lascono, and L.E. Hulbert. 2018. Effects of gradual and later weaning ages when feeding high milk replacer rates on growth, textured starter digestibility, and behavior in Holstein calves from 0 to 4 months of age J. Dairy. Sci. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2018-15319

 

Dennis, T.S., F.X. Suarez-Mena, T.M. Hill, J.D. Quigley, R.L. Schlotterbeck, and L.E. Hulbert. 2017. Effect of milk replacer feeding amount, age at weaning, and method of reducing milk replacer to wean on digestion, performance, rumination, and activity in dairy calves to 4 months of age. J. Dairy Sci. 101: 268-278. dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.2017-13692

 

Gorczyca, M. T., H. F. M. Milan, A. S. C. Maia, K.G. Gebremedhin. 2018. Machine learning algorithms to predict internal and superficial temperatures of piglets. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 151(2018): 286-294.

He, Y., J. Deen, G.C. Shurson, and Y. Z. Li. 2018. Behavioral indicators of slow growth in nursery pigs. J. Appl. Anim. Welfare Sci. doi:10.1080/10888705.2018.1438286



Johnson, J.S. 2018. Heat stress: Impact on livestock well-being and productivity and mitigation strategies to alleviate the negative effects. Anim. Prod. Sci. 58: 1404-1413. doi. 10.1071/AN17725

Johnson, J.S., M.A. Aardsma, A.W. Duttlinger, and K.R. Kpodo.  Early life thermal stress: Impact on future thermotolerance, stress response, behavior, and intestinal morphology in piglets exposed to a heat stress challenge during simulated transport. J. Anim.

Sci. 96: 1640-1653. doi: 10.1093/jas/sky107.


Li, Y. Z., H. Zhang, L. Johnston, and W. Martin. 2018. Understanding tail-biting in pigs through social network analysis. Anim. 8 (1)13: 1-13 /doi:10.3390.ani8010013.   

Li, Y. Z., S. Q. Cui, X. J. Yang, L. J. Johnston, and S. K. Baidoo. 2018. Minimal floor space allowance for gestating sows kept in pens with electronic sow feeders on fully slatted floors. J. Anim. Sci. sky 282, https://doi. Org/10.1093/jas/sky282. Published 27 July, 2018. Available at:  https://academic.oup.com/jas/advance-article/doi/10.1093/jas/sky282/5056019?guestAccessKey=354b52a2-c4d4-455b-a8a2-b1e132539301

Maskal, J., F.A. Cabezon, A.P. Schinckel, J.N. Marchant-Forde, J.S. Johnson, and R.M. Stwalley. 2018. Evaluation of floor cooling on lactating sows under mild and moderate heat stress. Prof. Anim. Sci. 34:84-94. doi. 10.15232/pas.2017-01661.



Morello, G.M., Lay Jr., D.C., Richert, B.T, Rodrigues, L.H.A. and Marchant-Forde, J.N. (2018) Microenvironments in swine farrowing rooms: the thermal, lighting and acoustic environments of sows and piglets. Scientia Agricola. 75:1-11 doi:10.1590/1678-992X-2016-0303

Norring, M., Valros, A.E., Bergman, P., Marchant-Forde, J.N. and Heinonen, M. (2018) Body condition, live weight and success in agonistic encounters in mixed parity groups of sows during gestation. Animal doi:10.1017/S1751731118001453

Perano, K.M., T.J. Shelford, and K.G. Gebremedhin. 2018. Condensation rate in conductive cooling systems for thermally stressed dairy cattle. Applied Engineering in Agriculture, ASABE, 34(2):425-436, doi: 10.13031/aea.12259.

Scanavez, A.L.A., B. Fragomeni, L. Rocha, B.E. Voelz, L.E. Hulbert, and L.G.D. Mendonça. 2017. Association between 4-day vaginal temperature assessment during the dry period and performance in the subsequent lactation of dairy cows during the warm season. J. Anim. Sci. 95:5208-5217. doi: 10.2527/jas2017.1620

Schutz, K. E., Cave, V. M., Cox, N. R., Huddart, F. J., and C. B. Tucker. Effects of three surface types on dairy cattle behavior, preference, and hygiene. Proceedings of the International Society of Applied Ethology, Prince Edward Island, 2018.

Seibert, J.T., M.V. Sanz Fernandez, J.S. Johnson, S.K. Kvidera, E.A. Horst, E.J. Mayorga S. Lei, J.F. Patience, J.W. Ross, R.P. Rhoads, R.C. Johnson, S.M. Lonergan, and L.H. Baumgard. Effects of heat stress and insulin sensitizers on pig adipose tissue. J. Anim. Sci. 96: 510-520. doi: 10.1093/jas/sky067.



Smith, R.K., Rault, J., Gates, R.S., Lay Jr, D.C. 2018. A two-step process of nitrous oxide before carbon dioxide for humanely euthanizing piglets: on-farm trials. Animals. 8(4):52 doi:10.3390/ani8040052.

Tresoldi, G., K. E. Schütz, and C. B. Tucker. 2018. Cooling cows with sprinklers: Spray duration affects physiological responses to heat load. J. Dairy Sci., 101:4412-4423. doi: 10.3168/jds.2017-13806

Wang X., H. Goa, K. G. Gebremedhin, B. S. Bjerg, J. Van Os, and C. B. Tucker, G. Zhang. 2018. A predictive model of equivalent temperature index for dairy cattle (ETIC). J. Therm. Bio., 76:165-170. doi: 10.1016/j.jtherbio.2018.07.013

Wang, W., Yan, F., Hu, J., Huang, X., Cheng, H. 2018. Supplementation of Bacillus subtilis based probiotic reduces heat stress-related behaviors and inflammatory response in broiler chickens. Journal of Animal Science. 96(5):1654-1666. 10.1093/jas/sky092.

Wang, X., H. Gao, K. G. Gebremedhin, B. S. Bjerg, J. Van Os, C. B. Tucker, G. Zhang. 2018. A Predictive Model of Equivalent Temperature Index for Cattle (ETIC). J. Thermal Biology (accepted)

Yan, F., Murugesan, G., Cheng, H. 2018. Effects of probiotic supplementation on performance traits, bone mineralization, cecal microbial composition, cytokines, and corticosterone in laying hens. Animal. 1-9. 10.1017/S175173111800109X.

Yates DT, Petersen JL, Schmidt TB, Cadaret CN, Barnes TB, Posont RJ, Beede KA. 2018. Fetal origins of impaired muscle growth and metabolic dysfunction: Lessons from the heat-stressed pregnant ewe. J Anim Sci 96:2987-3002. doi: 10.1093/jas/sky164.

 

 

Completed Theses and Dissertations (whole group, in alphabetical order):


Barnes, 2018, Stress and other factors and their effect on skeletal growth and metabolism; strengths-based lab groups improve learning of undergraduate anatomy and physiology

Chapel, Ph.D., THE SOUND SCIENCE OF SOWS: INFLUENCE OF AUDITORY ENVIRONMENT ON SOW HEARING, PIGLET COMMUNICATION, AND SOW BEHAVIOR IN MODERN SWINE PRODUCTION.

Hu, 2017, Ph.D. , Thermal perches as cooling devices for reducing heat stress in caged laying hens

Kett, 2018, Evaluation of the interaction of beta-adrenergic agonist supplementation and heat stress on growth performance and carcass composition in feeder wether lambs

Kubik, 2018, Genomic investigation of beta agonist supplementation and heat stress in livestock species

Mohammed, 2018, Ph.D., Heat shock protein 70 expression and its relation to welfare of broiler chicken supplemented with synbiotics under heat stress

Tresoldi, 2018. Mitigating Heat Stress in Lactating Dairy Cows, 2018

Voelz, Benjamin. 2017. Heat stress and uterine disease: Stressors influencing reproduction of dairy cattle. http://hdl.handle.net/2097/36195.

 

 

 

Extension Publications (whole group, in alphabetical order):

 

Li, Y. Z., L. Johnston, W. Martin. Docking the tail or not: Effect on tail damage, skin lesions and growth performance. Science pages from the swine Health Monitoring Project. June 1, 2018. Available at:  https://www.vetmed.umn.edu/centers-programs/swine-program/research-sdec/science-pages-swine-health-monitoring-project

Li, Y. Z., Wayne Martin, Brad Heins, Lee Johnston, Will Lazarus, and Joel Tallaksen. 2018. Early detection of sick pigs in organic systems. Available at: https://extension.umn.edu/small-scale-swine-production/early-detection-sick-pigs-organic-systems

Li, Y. Z., Wayne Martin, Brad Heins, Lee Johnston, Will Lazarus, and Joel Tallaksen. 2018. Highlights - Organic Swine Production in the US. 2018. Available at: https://extension.umn.edu/swine/small-scale-swine-production#about-organic-swine-production-in-the-us-1311511

Li, Y. Z., Wayne Martin, Brad Heins, Lee Johnston, Will Lazarus, and Joel Tallaksen. 2018. Improving health of organic pigs. Available at: https://extension.umn.edu/small-scale-swine-production/improving-health-organic-pigs

Mendonca, L. and Scanavez, A. 2017. Association Between Reproduction and Postpartum Cow Health during Summer Months in Dairies Located in the Great Plains Region. Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports: Vol. 3: Iss. 8. https://doi.org/10.4148/2378-5977.7519

Mendonca, L. and Scanavez, A. 2017. Case Study: Improving Heat Abatement Strategies for Lactating Dairy Cows in Southwest Kansas. Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports: Vol. 3: Iss. 8. https://doi.org/10.4148/2378-5977.7517

Petersen JL.  Fall 2017.  University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Department of Animal Science Alumni and Friends Newsletter, Too hot for ewe? https://issuu.com/petagayeclachar/docs/fall_2017_newsletter_-pdf_with_hype?embed_cta=read_more&embed_context=embed&embed_domain=animalscience.unl.edu&embed_id=31428866%252F58379198.

 

 

Abstracts, Presentations (whole group, in alphabetical order):

 

Barnes TB, Beede KA, Merrick EM, Cadaret CN, Cupp AS, Yates DT. 2018. Impaired muscle stem cell function in cows with high concentrations of androstenedione in their follicular fluid. Proc. West. Sect. Am. Soc. Anim. Sci. 69: (in press).

Bratton, E., Eicher, S.D., Marchant-Forde, J.N., Schutz, M.M. and Proudfoot, K. (2018) The effect of long-term exposure to concrete or rubber flooring on lying behavior in cattle. In. (Ed. M. Cockram) Proceedings of 52nd Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology. Wageningen Academic Press, Wageningen, The Netherlands.

Cadaret CN, Merrick EM, Barnes TB, Beede KA, Posont RJ, Petersen JP, Yates DT. 2018. Sustained maternal inflammation during the early third trimester yields fetal adaptations that impair subsequent skeletal muscle growth and glucose metabolism in sheep. Proc. West. Sect. Am. Soc. Anim. Sci. 69: (in press).

Coffin, M.J., R. Manjarin, J.M. Mumm, E.M. Bortoluzzi, L.A. Ruiz, M. Tommerdahl, J.K. Holden, T. Walilko, L. Zai and L.E. Hulbert.  2018. Side Bias and Time of Day Influenced Cognition after Minipigs were Conditioned Using a Novel Tactile Stimulation Device. ASAS 2018 Midwest Meeting Abstract # 477: doi.org/10.1093/jas/sky073.474

 

Collazo, J., J. Suárez, J. Hernández, R. Rodríguez, J. Fernández y A.A. Rodríguez. 2018.  Parámetros fisiológicos, ganancia de peso vivo y rendimiento de la canal de ovinos criollos criados en pastoreo de pasturas naturalizadas bajo condiciones de estrés térmico. Memorias Congreso Asociación Latinoamericana de Producción Animal, Vol 26, Suppl 1., Guayaquil Ecuador.

Drewencke, A., G. Tresoldi, M. Stevens, V. Narayanan, T. Pistochini, and C. B. Tucker. 2018. Innovative cooling strategies for dairy cows. International Society for Applied Ethology. Charlottetown, Canada.

Duffy EM, Tietze SM, Knoell AL, Aluthge ND, Fernando SC, Schmidt TS, Yates DT, Petersen JL. 2018. Rumen bacterial composition in lambs is affected by β adrenergic agonist supplementation and heat stress at the phylum level.  Proc. West. Sect. Am. Soc. Anim. Sci. 69: (in press).

Eicher, S.D., Schutz, M.M. and Marchant-Forde, J.N. (2017) Reduced chronic pain by rubber flooring alters leukocyte populations, phenotypes, and response to substance P of dairy cows. Society for Leukocyte Biology, Vancouver, BC, CA. October 5-7, 2017.

Godfrey, R.W. and A.J. Weis. 2018. Evaluating the lag between body temperature and ambient temperature in Senepol and crossbred heifers in the tropics. J. Anim Sci. 96(Suppl. 2).

Godfrey, R.W., A.L. Nero, G. Roberts and S.A. Lakos. 2018. Evaluating the lag between body temperature and ambient temperature in hair sheep ewes in the tropics. J. Anim. Sci. 96(Suppl. 2).

Godfrey, R.W., S.A. Lakos and S.R Joseph. 2018. The effect of water restriction at weaning on hair sheep ewes and lambs in the tropics. J. Anim. Sci. 96(Suppl. 1):66 doi.org/10.1093/jas/sky027.124

Goering, M.J., J.M. Mumm, M.J. Coffin, E.M. Bortoluzzi, L.A. Ruiz, and L.E. Hulbert. Low-Stress Sampling and Cortisol Concentrations in Periparturient Sows. J. Anim. Sci. 96: doi.org/10.1093/jas/sky073.474

 

Hugo F.M. Milan and K. G. Gebremedhin. 2018.  Bio-energetic model of a dairy cow using TLM formulation. ASABE Conference paper.

Johnson, J.S. and L.H. Baumgard. 2018. Prenatal heat stress and the impact on swine performance during postnatal life. ASAS Midwestern Section Annual Meeting. Omaha, NE. March 13, 2018.

Kubik RM, Tietze SM, Schmidt TB, Yates DT, Petersen JL. 2018. Investigation of the skeletal muscle transcriptome in lambs fed β adrenergic agonists and subjected to heat stress for 21 d. Proc. West. Sect. Am. Soc. Anim. Sci. 69: (in press).

Li, Y. Z., H. F. Zhang, L. Johnston, and M. Dawkins. 2018. Utilization of optical flow to monitor development of tail biting outbreaks in pigs. 12th World Conference of Animal Production, July 7, 2018 Vancouver, BC. Canada. Poster Session III-2. Available at: https://www.eventscribe.com/2018/ASAS-Annual/posteragenda.asp

Li, Y. Z., S. Q. Cui, L. J. Johnston, and S. K. Baidoo. 2018. Effect of body condition measured using a sow caliper on performance of group-housed gestating sows. ASAS Annual meeting, July 10, 2018 Vancouver, BC. Canada. Poster Session X – PSX-39. Available at: https://www.eventscribe.com/2018/ASAS-Annual/posteragenda.asp

Li, Y. Z., S. Q. Cui, X. J. Yang, H. Zhang, L. J. Johnston, and S. K. Baidoo. 2018. Evaluation of floor space allowance for group-housed gestating sows: Application of Allometric Principles. Midwest ASAS March 12-14, 2018 Omaha, NE. Abstract# 108.

Li, Y. Z., S. Q. Cui, X. J. Yang, L. J. Johnston, and S. K. Baidoo. 2018. Evaluating body condition of group-housed gestating sows: Sow caliper measurements vs. backfact thickness and visual scores. Midwest ASAS March 12-14, 2018 Omaha, NE. Abstract# 90.



Marchant-Forde, J.N. (2017) A view of the horizon: emerging issues and international standards. Pig Welfare Symposium, Des Moines, IA, November 2017

 

Mumm, J.M., E.M. Bortoluzzi, M.J. Coffin, L.A. Ruiz, M.J. Goering, D.T.  Medin, M.S. Rooda, and L.E. Hulbert. 2018. Sow behavior, heart rate, and cortisol responses to a novel piglet crushing prevention technology to reduce pre-weaning mortality. J Anim. Sci. Vol. 102, Suppl. 2



Parois, S.P., Eicher, S.D. and Marchant-Forde, J.N. (2018) Supplementation of female piglets from 1 to 28 days of age with a synbiotic: what consequences on cognitive abilities? In. (Ed. M. Cockram) Proceedings of 52nd Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology. Wageningen Academic Press, Wageningen, The Netherlands.

Posont RJ, Beede KA, Limesand SW, Yates DT. 2018. Changes in myoblast responsiveness to TNF⍺ and IL-6 contribute to decreased skeletal muscle mass in intrauterine growth restricted fetal sheep. Proc. West. Sect. Am. Soc. Anim. Sci. 69: (in press).

Scanavez, A., and Mendonca, L. 2017. Transition cow health during summer in Kansas. Seneca, Kansas. February 1, 2018

Scanavez, A., and Mendonca, L. 2017. Transition cow health during summer in Kansas. Whiteside, Kansas. February 2, 2018

 

Schutz, K. E., Cave, V. M., Cox, N. R., Huddart, F. J., and C. B. Tucker. Effects of three surface types on dairy cattle behavior, preference, and hygiene. Proceedings of the International Society of Applied Ethology, Prince Edward Island, 2018.

 

Suarez-Mena, F.X.  T.S. Dennis, T.M. Hill, W. Hu, J.D. Quigley, R.L. Schlotterbeck, R. Klopp, G.J. Lascano, and L.E. Hulbert. 2018. Effect of milk replacer feeding program on calf performance and digestion. J. Dairy Sci. Abstract # T143.

 

Suarez-Mena, F.X.  T.S. Dennis, T.M. Hill, W. Hu, J.D. Quigley, R.L. Schlotterbeck, R. Klopp, G.J. Lascano, and L.E. Hulbert. 2018. Effect of previous milk replacer feeding program on calf performance and digestion from 2 to 4 mo of age. J. Dairy Sci. Abstract# T144.

 

 

Walilko, T., J. Bailes,  P. VanderVord, L. Hubert, L. Zai,  J. Duckworth. 2018. The Development of Risk Curves for Blast-Related Neurological Deficits. Military Health System Research Symposium MHSRS  18-1879: 87.

  

Other (whole group, in alphabetical order):


Goering, M.J. et al.  2018. Undergraduate research poster presentation. 3rd place at Midwest American Society of Animal Science meeting. (PI: Hulbert)

 

Mendonca, L. 2017. Chair of the Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council (DCRC) program committee. Meeting was held in Reno, Nevada, November 8-9.

Mendonca, L. 2018. Outstanding Extension Specialist Award. American Society of Animal Science (ASAS).

USDA/NIFA/OREI (Organic Agricultural Research and Extension Initiative) Award ($50,000); Title:  Integrated Research and Extension Planning – Organic Swine;  Grant Period: 9/1/2017 – 8/31/2019

USDA/NIFA/Organic Transition Program Award ($499,509); Title: Breaking barriers to organic swine transition – using cover crops to reduce feed cost; Grant Period:  9/1/2017 – 8/31/2020

Young Scientist Award, Western Section of the American Society of Animal Science

07/08/2018

Peer Reviewed Scientific Publications

Beard JK, Mulliniks JT, Yates DT. 2019. Function and dysfunction of fatty acid mobilization: a review. Diabesity 5:1-5.

Beede KA, Limesand SW, Petersen JL, Yates DT. 2019. Real supermodels wear wool: Summarizing the impact of the pregnant sheep as an animal model for adaptive fetal programming. Animal Frontiers 9:28-33.

Cadaret CN, Posont RJ, Beede KA, Riley HE, Loy JD, Yates DT. 2019. Maternofetal inflammation at mid-gestation induces intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) and impairs indices of fetal muscle development at term in rats. Translational Animal Science 3:867-876.

Dennis, T.S., F.X. Suarez-Mena, T. M. Hill, J.D. Quigley, R.L. Schlotterbeck, R.N. Klopp, G.J. Lascono, and L.E. Hulbert. 2018. Effects of gradual and later weaning ages when feeding high milk replacer rates on growth, textured starter digestibility, and behavior in Holstein calves from 0 to 4 months of age J. Dairy. Sci. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2018-15319

Hulbert, L.E., M.S. Calvo-Lorenzo, A.L. Fowler, K.C. Klasing, M.A. Ballou, and F.M. Mitloehner. 2019. Space allowance influences the innate immune responses of Holstein calves during weaning. J. Dairy Sci. 4506-4521. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2018-15368

Hulbert, L.E., Y. Luo, M.J. Coffin, E.M. Bortoluzzi, J.M. Mumm, P.J. VandeVord, E.M. McNeil, T. Walilko, Z. Khaing, and L. Zai. 2019. A non-invasive, in-pen human approach test for laboratory housed pigs. J. Vis. Exp. 148, e58597.  doi:10.3791/58597. https://www.jove.com/video/58597

Liu, L., J. Yi, W. Ray, L. Vu, R. Helm, P. Siegel, M. Cline, and E. Gilbert. 2019. Fasting differentially alters the hypothalamic proteome of chickens from lines with the propensity to be anorexic or obese. Nutrition and Diabetes. 9: 1-13.

McConn, B., A. Koskinen, D. Denbow, E. Gilbert, P. Siegel, and M. Cline. 2019. Central injection of oxytocin reduces food intake and affects hypothalamic and adipose tissue gene expression in chickens. Domestic Animal Endocrinology. 67:11-20.

McConn, B., E. Gilbert, and M. Cline 2019. Fasting and refeeding induce differential changes in hypothalamic mRNA abundance of appetite-associated factors in 7 day-old Japanese quail, Coturnix japonica. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A: Molecular and Integrative Physiology. 227:60-7.

McConn, B., P. Siegel, M. Cline, and E. Gilbert. 2019. Anorexigenic effects of mesotocin in chicks are genetic background-dependent and are associated with changes in the paraventricular nucleus and lateral hypothalamus. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A: Molecular and Integrative Physiology. 232:79-90.

Moisá, S.J., S.S. Aly, W.J. Love, T.W. Lehenbauer, P.H. Rossitto, A.L. Van Eenennaam, E.M. Bortoluzzi20,21, S.C. Trombetta and L.E. Hulbert. 2019  Association between plasma haptoglobin concentration and other biomarkers and bovine respiratory disease status in pre-weaned dairy calves.  J.  Vet. Diagnostic Investigation.  

Posont RJ and Yates DT. 2019. Postnatal nutrient repartitioning due to adaptive developmental programming. Vet Clin Food Anim 35:277-88.

Scanavez, A. L. A., A. G. Arruda, J. S. Stevenson, and L. G. D. Mendonça. 2019. Evaluation of seasonal patterns and herd-level traits associated with insemination risk in large dairy herds in Kansas. PLos ONE 14:e0217080. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0217080

Scanavez, A. L. A., B. Fragomeni, and L. G. D. Mendonça. 2018. Animal factors associated with core body temperature of nonlactating dairy cows during summer. J. Anim. Sci. 96:5000-5009. doi:10.1093/jas/sky353

Scanavez, A. L., and L.G.D. Mendonça. 2018. Gestation Length and Overall Performance in the Subsequent Lactation of Dairy Cows Conceiving to Holstein, Jersey, or Angus Semen: An Observational Study. Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports: Vol. 4: Iss. 10. https://doi.org/10.4148/2378-5977.7713

Schütz, K. E., V. M. Cave, N. R. Cox, F. J. Huddart, and C. B. Tucker. 2019. Effects of 3 surface types on dairy cattle behavior, preference, and hygiene. J. Dairy Sci. 102:1530-1541.

Tresoldi, G., K. E. Schütz, and C. B. Tucker. 2018. Cooling cows with sprinklers: Timing strategy affects physiological responses to heat load. J. Dairy Sci. 101:11237-11246.

Tresoldi, G., K. E. Schütz, and C. B. Tucker. 2019. Cooling cows with sprinklers: Effects of soaker flow rate and timing on behavioral and physiological responses to heat load and production. J. Dairy Sci. 102:528-538.

Van Os, J.M.C (2018). Considerations for cooling dairy cows with water. Veterinary Clinics Food Animal Practice. 35:157-173. https://doi.rg/10.1016/j.cvfa.2018.10.009

Wang, J., E. Gilbert, and M. Cline. 2019. Hypothalamic mechanism of corticotropin-releasing factor's anorexigenic effect in Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica). General and Comparative Endocrinology. 276:22-29.

Wang, J., J. Matias, E. Gilbert, T. Tachibana, and M. Cline. 2019. Hypothalamic mechanisms associated with corticotropin-releasing factor-induced anorexia in chicks. Neuropeptides. 74:95-102.

Wang, X. S., H. D. Gao, K. G. Gebremedhin, B. S. Bjerg, J. M. C. Van Os, C. B. Tucker, and G. Q. Zhang. 2018. A predictive model of equivalent temperature index for dairy cattle (ETIC). J. Therm. Bio. 76:165-170.

Xiao, Y., G. Wang, M. Gerrard, S. Wieland, M. Davis, M. Cline, P. Siegel, and E. Gilbert. 2019. Changes in adipose tissue physiology during the first two weeks post-hatch in chicks from lines selected for low or high body weight. American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory, Comparative and Integrative Physiology. 316:R802-818.

Abstracts

Bayne, A., A. Ríos, A.Rivera, E. Ronda, J. Fernández y A. A. Rodríguez . 2018. Cortes mayoristas y al detal de corderos criolos alimentados con dietas isonitrogenadas con dos niveles energéticos. Annual Meeting Puerto Rican Society of Agricultural Sciences, Aguadilla, PR

Bello P, Leal P, Fernández, J y A.A. Rodríguez. 2018. Efecto de la suplementación proteica sobre la ganancia en peso y parámetros fisiológicos de ovejas criollas en crecimiento expuestas a estrés por calor. Annual Meeting Puerto Rican Society of Agricultural Science, Aguadilla PR.

Bello P, Leal P, Fernández, J y A.A. Rodríguez. 2018. Efecto de la suplementación proteica sobre la ganancia en peso y parámetros fisiológicos de ovejas criollas en crecimiento expuestas a estrés por calor. Annual Meeting Puerto Rican Society of Agricultural Sciences, Aguadilla, PR

Cadaret CN, Posont RJ, Swanson RM, Beard JK, Barnes TL Beede KA, Petersen JL, Yates DT. 2019. Intermittent maternofetal O2 supplementation during late gestation rescues placental insufficiency-induced intrauterine growth restriction and metabolic pathologies in the neonatal lamb. Translational Animal Science.

Duffy EM, Fernando SC, Schmidt TB, Yates DT, Petesren JL. 2019. Rumen bacterial composition in lambs is affected by β-adrenergic agonist supplementation and heat stress. International Plant and Animal Genome Conference. San Diego, CA.

Duffy EM, Hamilton HC, Schmidt TB, Yates DT, Petersen JL. 2019. Effect of environmental temperature and β adrenergic agonist supplementation on rumen volatile fatty acid production. Translational Animal Science.

Gamarra, C., and L.G.D. Mendonça. 2019. Increasing Days in the Close-Up Pen of Heat-Stressed Cows. Seneca, Kansas. February 7, 2019

Gamarra, C., and L.G.D. Mendonça. 2019. Increasing Days in the Close-Up Pen of Heat-Stressed Cows. Whiteside, Kansas. February 5, 2019

Gamarra, C., and L.G.D. Mendonça. 2019. Novel Strategy to Dry Cow Management. 12th Annual DNMC Dairy Summit. August 2, Santa Fe, NM

Gibbs RL, Cadaret CN, Swanson RM, Beede KA, Posont RJ, Schmidt TB, Petersen JL, Yates DT. 2019. Body composition estimated by bioelectrical impedance analyses (BIA) is diminished by prenatal stress in neonatal lambs and by heat stress in feedlot wethers. Translational Animal Science.

Godfrey, R.W. and A.J. Weis. 2018. Evaluating the lag between body temperature and ambient temperature in Senepol and crossbred heifers in the tropics. J. Anim. Sci. 96(Suppl. 3):401-402 https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/sky404.881

Godfrey, R.W., A.L. Nero, G. Roberts and S.A. Lakos. 2018. Evaluating the lag between body temperature and ambient temperature in hair sheep ewes in the tropics. J. Anim. Sci. 96(Suppl. 3):382-383 https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/sky404.839

M.R. Mondaca, J.M.C. Van Os, N.B. Cook (2019). A standardized method for characterizing ventilation in freestall dairy facilities. American Dairy Science Association annual meeting, Cincinnatti, OH.

Mendonça, L. G. D. 2019. Impacto de la salud en la transición sobre la fertilidad de las vacas de leche (Impact of Transition Cow Health on the Fertility of Dairy Cows). XXIV Congreso Internacional ANEMBE de Medicina Bovina (XXIV International Congress ANEMBE of Bovine Medicine). May 22, Sevilla – Spain

Mendonça, L. G. D. 2019. Impacto del estrés por calor en la eficiencia reproductiva en explotaciones lecheras (Impact of Heat Stress on Reproductive Efficiency of Dairy Herds). XXIV Congreso Internacional ANEMBE de Medicina Bovina (XXIV International Congress ANEMBE of Bovine Medicine). May 23, Sevilla – Spain

Posont RJ, Cadaret CN, Beede KA, Beard JK, Swanson RM, Gibbs RM, Petersen JL, Yates DT. 2019. Maternal inflammation at 0.7 gestation in ewes leads to intrauterine growth restriction and impaired glucose metabolism in offspring at 30d of age. Translational Animal Science.

Reuscher, K.J., R.S. Salter, M.R. Mondaca, J.M.C. Van Os (2019). Udder wetness and behavioral responses to showers in the milking parlor. American Dairy Science Association annual meeting, Cincinnatti, OH.

Ríos, A., A.Bayne, A. Rivera, J. Fernández y A. A. Rodríguez. 2018. Consumo de materia seca, ganancia en peso, conversión alimenticia y rendimiento de la canal de ovinos en confinamiento alimentados con dietas isonitrogenadas con dos niveles energéticos. Annual Meeting Puerto Rican Society of Agricultural Science, Aguadilla PR.

Rivera, J., M. Rodríguez, J. Fernández y A. A. Rodríguez. 2018. Ganancia en peso de corderos lactantes con acceso controlado a alimento concentrado conteniendo dos niveles de proteína bruta y parámetros sanguíneos asociados al balance negativo de energía de las madres. Annual Meeting Puerto Rican Society of Agricultural Science, Aguadilla PR.

Rosado J, A. Rivera, A. Ríos, E. Ronda, J. Fernández y A.Rodríguez. 2018. Efecto del sistema de alimentación sobre el rendimiento de la canal y de cortes y calidd de la carne de cordero. Annual Meeting Puerto Rican Society of Agricultural Science, Aguadilla PR. Rosado J, A. Rivera, A. Ríos, E. Ronda, J. Fernández y A.Rodríguez. 2018. Efecto del sistema de alimentación sobre el rendimiento de la canal y de cortes y calidd de la carne de cordero. Annual Meeting Puerto Rican Society of Agricultural Science, Aguadilla PR. "

Salter, R.S., K.J. Reuscher, M.R. Mondaca, J.M.C. Van Os (2019). Effects of shower cooling in the parlor on reducing heat stress. American Dairy Science Association annual meeting, Cincinnatti, OH.

Sheng, K.S., K.J. Reuscher, H. Chung, C.Y. Choi, Y. Kim, S.H. Brounts, J.M.C. Van Os (2019). Behavioral response of dairy cows after subcutaneous insertion of real-time temperature detecting biosensor: A pilot study. American Dairy Science Association annual meeting, Cincinnatti, OH.

Suarez, J., J. Collazo, J. Fernandez, and A. Rodriguez. 2019.Physiological parameters, weight gain, and carcass yield of crossbred lambs grazing naturalized pastures under heat stress”. Annual meeting Latinamerican Association of Small Ruminant Specialist and South American Camelids. Queretaro, Mexico.

Suárez, J., J. Fernández y A.A. Rodríguez. 2018. Parámetros fisiológicos, consumo de materia seca y de agua, ganancia en peso y conversión alimenticia de ovinos katahdin alimentados en confinamiento bajo estrés

Suarez, J., J. Fernandez, and A. Rodriguez. 2019. Physiological and productive parameters of Katahdin lambs fed with total mixed rations and raise under heat stress. 2019. Annual meeting Latinamerican Association of Small Ruminant Specialist and South American Camelids. Queretaro, Mexico

Swanson RM, Beede KA, Freeman MD, Eggleston ML, Schmidt TB, Petersen JL, Yates DT. 2019. Ractopamine HCl improved cardiac hypertrophy but not poor growth, metabolic inefficiency, or greater white blood cells associated with heat stress in concentrate-fed lambs. Translational Animal Science.

Tucker, C.B. 2019. Heat stress detection and mitigation. Tri-State Nutrition Conference, Fort Wayne Indiana. https://www.tristatedairy.org/

Van Os, J.M.C. (2019). The ins and outs of behavioral well-being for dairy cows. Proc. 4-State Dairy Nutr. Mgmt. Conf. 44-52.

Xiao, Y., P. Siegel, M. Cline, and E. Gilbert. 2019. Changes in adipose tissue physiology during the first two weeks post-hatch in chicks from lines selected for low or high body weight. FASEB J.

 

Extension Publications

Drwencke, A., Tucker, C., Pistochini, T. 2018. Heat is a serious threat to dairy cows- we're finding innovative ways to keep them cool. The Conversation. http://theconversation.com/heat-is-a-serious-threat-to-dairy-cows-were-finding-innovative-ways-to-keep-them-cool-84494

Gamarra, C. A., A. L. Scanavez, and L.G.D. Mendonça. 2018. Relationship Between Body Condition Score Change During the Prepartum Period and Week Four Milk Yield of Dairy Cows. Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports: Vol. 4: Iss. 10. https://doi.org/10.4148/2378-5977.7714

Scanavez, A. L., and L.G.D. Mendonça. 2018. Gestation Length and Overall Performance in the Subsequent Lactation of Dairy Cows Conceiving to Holstein, Jersey, or Angus Semen: An Observational Study. Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports: Vol. 4: Iss. 10. https://doi.org/10.4148/2378-5977.7713

 

Thesis and Dissertations completed

Benabe, E. 2018. The effect of adding three fat sources in the diets on physiological parameters, dry matter and water intake, nutrient digestibility and blood components in growing lambs. UPR. Rodriguez, advisor.

Bortoluzzi, E.M. 2017-2019. Applied Ethology Management Methods For Resilient Calves. Master’s of Science in the department of Animal Sciences and Industry, K-State. http://hdl.handle.net/2097/39623

McGill, S.E. 2019. Evaluation of Air Movement in Equestrian Facilities and on equine Atheletes.  MS. M. Hayes advisor. U of Kentucky, https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1742-3512

Posont RP. 2019. MS in The Role of Inflammatory Pathways in Development, Growth, and Metabolism of Skeletal Muscle in IUGR Offspring; Blood Gene Expression of Inflammatory Factors as Novel Biomarkers for Assessing Stress and Wellbeing in Exotic Species. UNL MS Thesis. D. Yates Advisor. : https://digitalcommons.unl.edu/animalscidiss

Ruiz, L.A. 2016-2019. Behavioral Biomarkers for Calf Health. Master’s of Science in the department of Animal Sciences and Industry, K-State. http://hdl.handle.net/2097/39550

Suarez, J. 2019. Effect of the feeding system on productive and physiological parameters of lambs raised in heat stress. UPR. Rodriguez advisor.

Tresoldi, G. 2018. Mitigating heat stress in lactating dairy cows. PhD in the Animal Biology Graduate Group at UC Davis. https://search.proquest.com/docview/2135264125?pq-origsite=gscholar

01/26/2021

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