SCC81: Sustainable Small Ruminant Production in the Southeastern U.S.

(Multistate Research Coordinating Committee and Information Exchange Group)

Status: Active

SAES-422 Reports

04/30/2018

Journal Articles

  1. Bowdridge, S.A., J.J. Garza, E.A. Shepherd, B. Russ, A.M. Zajac, S.P. Greiner. 2017. Effect of sire breed on gain, carcass characteristics and parasite resistance of Katahdin crossbred feedlot-finished lambs: year 2. J. Anim. Sci. 95: Supp 1.
  2. Robinson, S. Solaiman, O. Bolden-Tiller, C. Elliott, R. Min, and W. McElhenney. 2017. Assessing Efficacy of Different Anthelmintics for Control of Parasites in Small Ruminants. PAWC. Abstract. Poster presentation.
  3. Garza, J.G., S. P. Greiner, S.A. Bowdridge. 2017. Ovine neutrophils bind and impair contortus third-stage larvae in a breed and infection status-dependent manner requiring vital NET formation. Parasit. Immunol. Submitted
  4. 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
  5. Hamilton, T., T. Terrill, D.S. Kommuru, A. Rivers, J. Mosjidis, J. Miller, C. Drake, I. Mueller- Harvey, and J. Burke. 2017. Effect of supplemental sericea lespedeza pellets on internal parasite infection and nutritional status of grazing goats. J. Agric. Sci. Technol. A 7:335- 345.
  6. Hamilton, T.N., Terrill, T.H., Kommuru, D.S., Rivers, A., Mosjidis, J.A., Miller, J.E., Drake, C., Mueller-Harvey, I., Burke, J.M., 2017. Effect of supplemental sericea lespedeza pellets on internal parasite infection and nutritional status of grazing goats. J. Agric. Sci. Tech. 334-344.
  7. Min, B. R., N. Gurung, and F. Abrahamsen. 2017. Alternative Methods for Managing Gastrointestinal Parasites and Eimeria Spp. in Small Ruminants. Agril. Res. And
 Open Access J. Short Communication. 6(4): 1-2. DOI: 10.19080/ARTOAJ.2017.06.555695.

  8. Min, B.R., A. Shipp, J. Byrd, N. Gurung, and W.H. McElhenney, 2017. The effect of tannin-containing peanut skin supplementation as a natural anthelmintic supplement on drug-resistant Haemonchus contortus control and animal performance in meat goats. J. Anim. Sci. (Suppl. 1). 78: 20.
  9. Muir, J.P., Terrill, T.H., Burke, J.M., Mosjidis, J.A., Luginbuhl, J.-M., Miller, J.E., Coleman, S.W., 2016. Harvest regimen changes sericea lespedeza condensed tannin, fiber, and protein concentrations. Grassland Sci. (In Press).
  10. Muir, J.P., Terrill, T.H., Mosjidis, J.A., Luginbuhl, J.-M., Miller, J.E., Burke, J.M. 2017. Season progression, ontogenesis and environment affect Lespedeza cuneata herbage condensed tannin, fiber and crude protein content. Crop Sci. 57, 515-524.
  11. Nartea, T., Wildeus, S., Lee, J., O’Brien, D.J. 2017. Breed and supplementation influence on consumer ratings of ground meat from pasture-raised lamb. J. Extension (in press)
  12. Ngere, L., Burke, J.M., Herring, A.D., Sanders, J.O., Craig, T.M., VanWyk, J., Riley, D.G., 2017. Utilization of year round data in the estimation of genetic parameters for internal parasite resistance traits in Dorper sheep. Sm. Rum. Res. 151, 5-10.
  13. Ngere, L., Burke, J.M., Morgan, J.L.M., Miller, J.E., Notter, D.R., 2017. Genetic parameters for fecal egg counts and their relationship with body weights in Katahdin lambs. J. Anim. Sci. (In Press; doi: 10.2527/jas2017.2000; Date posted: October 23, 2017).

  14. Ngere, L., Burke, J.M., Notter, D.R., Morgan, J.L.M., 2017. Variance components for direct and maternal effects on body weights of Katahdin lambs. J. Anim. Sci. 95, 3396–3405.
  15. Notter, D.R., Burke, J.M., Miller, J.E., Morgan, J.L.M., 2017. Association between FAMACHA Scores and Fecal Egg Counts in Katahdin Lambs. J Anim Sci 95, 1118-1123.
  16. Notter, D.R., Burke, J.M., Miller, J.E., Morgan, J.L.M., 2017. Factors affecting fecal egg counts in peri-parturient Katahdin ewes and their lambs. J Anim Sci 95, 103-112.

  17. Poudel, S., U. Karki, W. McElhenney, Y. Karki, A. Tillman, L. Karki, and A. Kumi. 2017. Challenges of stocking small ruminants in grazing plots with dormant browse species. Professional Agricultural Workers Journal (PAWJ), Vol. 5 (No. 1). Available online: http://tuspubs.tuskegee.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1100&context=pawj
  18. Shepherd, E.A., J.J. Garza, S.P Greiner, S.A. Bowdridge. 2017. Effects of ovine peripheral blood mononuclear cells on Haemonchus contortus larval death in vitro. Parasit. Immunol. 39:e12424
  19. Shipp, A., B. R. Min, N. Gurung, J. W. Hyung and W. McElhenney. 2017. The Effect of Tannin- Containing Peanut Skin Supplementation on Drug-resistant Haemonchus contortus Control in Meat Goat. Asian Journal of Advances in Agricultural Research 3(2): 1-9, 2017; Article no. AJAAR.36993. ISSN: 2456-8864
  20. Spangler, G.L., Rosen, B.D., Babatunde, I., Hanotte, O., Kim, E.-S., Sonstegard, T.S., Burke, J.M., Morgan, J.L.M., Notter, D.R., Van Tassell, C.P. Whole genome structural analysis of Caribbean hair sheep reveals quantitative link to West African ancestry. PLOS.
  21. Storey, B.E., L.H. Williamson, S.B. Howell, T.H. Terrill, R. Berghaus, A.N. Vidyashankar, and R.M. Kaplan. 2017. Validation of the FAMACHA© system in South American camelids. Vet. Parasitol. 243:85-91.
  22. Terrill, T.H., and J.A. Mosjidis. 2017. Smart man's sericea lespedeza and worm control: a review. J. Agric. Sci. Technol. A 7:143-150.
  23. Weaver, A.R., D.L. Wright, D.R. Notter, A.M. Zajac, S.A. Bowdridge, S.P.Greiner. 2017. Evaluation of pre-weaning and grazing performance of terminal sire breeds for hair sheep production systems. J. Anim. Sci. 95:supp 1.

 Abstracts and Proceedings

  1. Shipp, B.R. Min, N. Gurung, and W. McElenney, 2017. The effect of condensed-tannin containing peanut skin supplementation on drug-resistant Haemonchus contortus in meat goats. 1890 ARD Research Symposium, Atlanta, GA. 213. Pp 121.
  2. Abrahamsen, F., Y. Zhao, N. Gurung, B. R. Min, and O. Bolden-Tiller. 2017. The effectiveness of the USDA/FAS sponsored Cochran Fellowship Program on High Quality Feed Ingredients Administered by Tuskegee University. Poster Presented at the 75the Professional Agricultural Workers Conference, December 3-5, 2017 at Tuskegee University Tuskegee, Alabama. 36088.
  3. Acharya, M., Beemer, T., Moss, G.E., Lake, S., Blackburn, H.D., 2017. The fertility achieved with nonsurgical AI and frozen-thawed ram sperm is influenced by the estrous synchronization protocol, semen cryopreservation diluent, and age and breed of the sheep. Biol. Reprod. (Abstr.).
  4. Acharya, M., Burke, J.M., Hansen, C., Rorie, R.W., 2017. Evaluation of semen extenders for short-term storage of ram semen at 4°C. Reprod. Fert. Devel. (Abstr.). 29, 118.
  5. Acharya, M., Burke, J.M., Rorie, R.W., 2017. Effect of ram semen extenders and supplements on computer assisted sperm analysis parameters. J. Anim. Sci. 95 (E-Suppl. 1), 51 (Abstr.).
  6. Acharya, R.S., Fitting, E., Burke, J., Joshi, N., 2017. Development of native pollinator habitat within livestock pasture. Entomol. Soc. Amer. Ann. Mtg, Logan, UT, November 2017. Purdy, P.H., Spiller, S.F., McGuire, E., McGuire, K., Koepke, K. Stobart, R.H., Burke, J.M.,
  7. Bailey, M., Wildeus. S. 2017. Season and breed effects on pregnancy rate and litter size in landrace hair sheep ewes under accelerated mating. Proc. ARD 18th Biannual Research Symposium, p. 176
  8. Bhattrai, S., U. Karki, and S. Poudel. 2017. Diurnal behavior and distribution pattern of kiko wethers and katahdin rams in woodlands. The 75th Professional Agricultural Workers Conference, Dec. 3-5, Tuskegee Univ. Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center and Auburn Marriott Opelika Hotel & Conference Center at Grand National. (Abstract and Poster presentation, GSD Graduate Student Competition).
  9. Burke, J.M., Notter, D.R., Miller, J.E., 2017. Sire’s estimated breeding value (EBV) for fecal egg count (FEC) influences BW, FEC, and anemia measures of offspring in Katahdin sheep. Ann Meeting Amer Soc Anim Sci Southern Section, 52.
  10. Davis, R., R. Johnson, N. Gurung, and O. Bolden-Tiller. 2017. The Tuskegee University Goat Day: An Integrated Extension/Outreach Program for Goat Producers. Poster Presented at the 75the Professional Agricultural Workers Conference, December 3-5, 2017 at Tuskegee University Tuskegee, Alabama. 36088.
  11. Dykes, G., T.H Terrill, A. Singh, L. Greer-Mapson, V. Owen, A. Roberson, J.E. Miller and N. Whitley. 2017. Effectiveness of Sericea Lespedeza Leaf Meal Pellets and Whole Plant Pellets for Natural Control of Gastrointestinal Nematodes and Coccidia in Goats. 18th biennial research symposium ARD meeting oral presentation.
  12. N. Escobar, E. Kassa, D. J. O’Brien and H. Taylor. 2017. The induction and synchronization of estrus in meat goats during the fall and late spring (season and out-of season) using controlled internal drug release (CIDR) devices on Delmarva. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 95, Suppl. 4:128, doi:10.2527/asasann.2017.450
  13. Fitchett, A., Wildeus. S. 2017. Pre-weaning performance of purebred and crossbred hair sheep lambs born during different season. Proc. ARD 18th Biannual Research Symposium, p. 172.
  14. Garza, J.G., A. Bowdridge. 2017. Sheep-derived neutrophils preferentially form NETS in response to Haemonchus contortus third stage larvae and not adults. 62ndAnnual Meeting AAVP Indianapolis, IN.
  15. 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

  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. Godfrey, R.W. Gastrointestinal parasite resilience of hair sheep breeds. Annual Meeting of the St. Croix Hair Sheep International Association, Nashville, IN, Aug 18-19, 2017.
  19. Godfrey, R.W. The impact of weaning age on productivity of hair sheep ewes and lambs in an accelerated lambing system in the tropics. Annual Meeting of the St. Croix Hair Sheep International Association, Nashville, IN, Aug 18-19, 2017.
  20. Greer-Mapson, L., N. Whitley, A. Singh, V. Owen, J.E. Miller, and T.H Terrill. Efficacy of Sericea Lespedeza Hay and Silage Against Gastrointestinal Nematodes and Coccidia in Young Goats. 2017. 18th biennial research symposium ARD proceedings. p. 182.

  21. Gurung, N. K. 2017. Use of Goats as Understory Vegetation Management Tool: Lesions learned t-Date. Oral Presentation at the 75the Professional Agricultural Workers Conference, December 3-5, 2017 at Tuskegee University Tuskegee, Alabama. 36088.
  22. Kafle, D., Lee, J.H, Wildeus, S., Discua, A., Tripp, C. 2017. Quality of fresh lamb from pasture- raised purebred and crossbred hair sheep lambs gradually removed from soy hull supplementation before harvest. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 95, Suppl. 4:332-333, doi:10.2527/asasann.2017.681
  23. Kafle, D., Lee, J.H, Wildeus, S., Tripp, C., Discua, A. 2017. Fatty acid composition of different fat depots from purebred and crossbred hair sheep lambs gradually removed from soy hull supplementation before harvest. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 95, Suppl. 4:333. doi:10.2527/asasann.2017.682
  24. Karki, U. 2017. Woodland grazing notes with research highlights. Tuskegee University 
Cooperative Extension Program, College of Agriculture, Environment and Nutrition Sciences, Tuskegee University. Publication No. TULIV-1017-01.
  25. Karki, U., S. Poudel, Y. Karki, and A. Tillman. 2017. Prevalent weeds in the southern-pine silvopasture system managed with Kiko wethers. ASAS-CSAS 2017 Annual Meeting and Trade Show. July 8-12, Baltimore, Maryland (Abstract and oral presentation)
  26. Middleton, D., J.G. Garza, S.A. Bowdridge. 2017. Ovine neutrophils rapidly produce interleukin-4 in response to Haemonchus contortus larvae in vitro. 62ndAnnual Meeting AAVP Indianapolis, IN.
  27. Miller, J.E., Kelly, V.E., Taupier, R., Burke, J.M., 2017. In vivo efficacy of a novel compound on gastrointestinal nematode infection in lambs. Proc USDA SCC-81.

  28. Ngere, L., Burke, J.M., Notter, D.R., Morgan, J.L.M., Miller, J.E., 2017. Genetic parameters for fecal egg count and body weight in Katahdin lambs. Ann Meeting Amer Soc Anim Sci Southern Section, 1.

  29. Ngere, L., Burke, J.M., Notter, D.R., Morgan, J.L.M., Miller, J.E., 2017. Genetic parameters for fecal egg count and body weight in Katahdin lambs. J. Anim. Sci. 95 (E-Suppl. 1), 1 (Abstr.).
  30. O’Brien, D., Wildeus, S., Wright, D.L., Weaver, A. R., Greiner, S.P. 2017. Effect of sire breed on pregnancy rate of Katahdin ewes after liquid semen vaginal artificial insemination. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 95, Suppl. 4:221, doi:10.2527/asasann.2017.450
  31. Poudel, S., U. Karki, W. McElhenney, Y. Karki, A. Tillman, L. Karki, and A. Kumi. 2017. Challenges of stocking small ruminants in grazing plots with dormant browse species. 8th Joint Annual Research Symposium, March 17, Tompkins Hall, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, Alabama (Abstract and poster presentation)
  32. Poudel, S., U. Karki, W. McElhenney, Y. Karki, and A. Tillman. 2017. Grazing behavior and distribution pattern of katahdin rams in southern-pine silvopastures with cool-season forages. The 75th Professional Agricultural Workers Conference, Dec. 3-5, Tuskegee Univ. Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center and Auburn Marriott Opelika Hotel & Conference Center at Grand National. (Abstract and oral presentation, GSD Graduate Student Competition).
  33. Russ, B., J.G. Garza, A. Bowdridge. 2017. Antigenic epitopes of Haemonchus contortus third stage larval cuticle are recognized by antibody derived from parasite-resistant sheep. 62ndAnnual Meeting AAVP Indianapolis, IN.
  34. Schoenian, D. O’Brien, N. Whitley. Determining Anthelmintic Resistance on Sheep Farms in the Southeastern US. National Association of Agricultural County Agents. July 2017.
  35. Schoenian, J. Semler, D. Gordon, M. Bennett, D. O’Brien. Using Copper Oxide Wire Particles to Reduce Barber Pole Worm Infection in Meat Goat Bucklings. National Association of Agricultural County Agents. July 2017.
  36. Shepherd, E. S.A. Bowdridge. 2017. Effects of ovine monocytes on Haemonchus contortus larvae in vitro reveals alternative activation state. 62ndAnnual Meeting AAVP Indianapolis, IN.
  37. Shipp, A., B. R. Min, M. Mienaltowski, and N. Gurung. 2017. The effect of condensed tannin- containing diets on lipogenic gene expression in meat goats. Poster Presented at the 75the Professional Agricultural Workers Conference, December 3-5, 2017 at Tuskegee University Tuskegee, Alabama. 36088.
  38. Smith, E., N. Whitley, K. Lyte, A. Singh, L. Greer-Mapson, R. Lewis, V. Owen, G. Dykes, A. Roberson, J.M. Burke, and T.H Terrill. 2017. Effect of an Iron Supplement on Indicators of Gastrointestinal Nematode (GIN) Parasitism in Sheep. 18th biennial research symposium ARD proceedings., p 181.
  39. Tripp, C., Lee, J.H., Kafle, D., Discua, A., Wildeus, S. 2017. Quality of fresh lamb from pasture-raised sheep as influenced by highly digestible fiber containing agro-byproducts. Proc. ARD 18th Biannual Research Symposium, p.51.

  40. Karki, Y. Karki, R. Khatri, A. Tillman, N. Gurung. 2017. Grazing Behavior and Distribution Patterns of Kiko Wethers in Southern-Pine Silvopastures. American Society of Animal Science. Journal of Animal Science, Volume 95, Supplement 1, p.48.

  41. Wildeus, S., Lee J. H., Nartea T. J., Teutsch C. D. 2017. Growth rate and fitness of purebred and crossbred hair sheep lambs gradually removed from soy hull supplementation before harvest. Proc. Ann. Meet. South. Sect. Am. Soc. Anim. Sci., p. 50

  42. Wildeus, S., O’Brien, D. 2017. Growth and FAMACHA scores in purebred and terminal sire crossbred lambs produced from landrace hair sheep under an accelerated mating system. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 95, Suppl. 4:332, doi:10.2527/asasann.2017.680
  43. Wildeus, S., Wright, D. L., O’Brien, D. 2017. Use of liquid semen artificial insemination in Katahdin sheep in a commercial farm setting. Proc. Ann. Meet. South. Sect. Am. Soc. Anim. Sci., p. 51

  44. S., O’Brien, D.J. 2017. Deploying a mobile reproduction lab: Meat the Sperminator. Proc. ARD 18th Biannual Research Symposium, p. 257.

02/13/2019

Journal Articles

Ekwemalor, K, Asiamah, E. K., ELuka-Okoludoh, E., Osei, B., Adjei-Fremah, S., & Worku, M. 2018. Toll-Like Receptor Agonists Modulate Galectin Gene Expression in Goat Blood. Journal of Applied Biotechnology, 6(2), 65.

Ekwemalor, K., Adjei-Fremah, S., Asiamah, E., Eluka-Okoludoh, E., Osei, B., & Worku, M. 2018. Systemic expression of galectin genes in periparturient goats. Small Ruminant Research, 168, 60-68.

Ekwemalor, K., Asiamah, E., Eluka-Okoludoh, E., Mulakala, B., Adjei-Fremah, S., & Worku, M. 2018. CPQ Microbiology, 1(5), 01-06.

Garza, J.J., S.P. Greiner, S.A. Bowdridge. 2018. Journal Cover Art. Parasit. Immunol. https://doi.org/10.1111/pim.12572.

Garza, J.J., S.P. Greiner, S.A. Bowdridge. 2018. Ovine vital NETs bind and impair H. contortus L3 in a breed-dependent manner. Parasit. Immunol. https://doi.org/10.1111/pim.12572

Ngere, L., Burke, J.M., Morgan, J.L.M., Miller, J.E., Notter, D.R., 2018. Genetic parameters for fecal egg counts and their relationship with body weights in Katahdin lambs. J. Anim. Sci.96, 1590-1599.

Notter, D.R., Ngere, L., Burke, J.M., Morgan, J.L.M., Miller, J.E., 2018. Genetic parameters for ewe reproductive performance and peri-parturient fecal egg counts and their genetic relationships with lamb body weights and fecal egg counts in Katahdin sheep. J. Anim. Sci. 96, 1579-1589.

O’Brien, D., Wildeus, S. 2018. Optimizing Reproductive Performance in the Goat Herd. Accepted and will be published in the National Goat Conference Proceedings 2018.

Schoenian, S., O’Brien, D., Semler, J., Gordon, D., and Bennett, M. 2018. Using copper oxide wire particles to control barber pole worm infection in meat goat bucks. J. of the NACAA, 11 (1). https://www.nacaa.com/journal/index.php?jid=823

Schoenian, S. and E.N. Escobar. 2018. Best Management Practices for Internal Parasite Control in Small Ruminants; National Goat Conference; Tuskegee, AL; 2018 Sept. 16-18.

Stewart, W.M., B.N. Vaidya, A.K. Mahapatra, T.H. Terrill and N. Joshee. 2018. Potential use of multipurpose Paulownia elongata tree as an animal feed resource. Am. J. Plant Sci. 9:1212-1227. https://doi.org/10.4236/ajps.2018.96090

Whitley, N. and S. Schoenian. 2018. Marketing for the future; National Goat Conference; Tuskegee, AL; 2018 Sept. 16-18. In proceedings (pending) and oral presentation by Whitley.

Wood, E., Burke, J.M., Philipp, D., Acharya, M., Miller, J.E., Coffey, K.P., 2018. Gastrointestinal nematode infection and growth of grass based Katahdin lambs. Sheep Goat Res. J. (In Press).

 

Abstracts

Acharya, M., Ashworth, A.J., Burner, D.M., Pote, D.H., Burke, J.M., Muir, J.P. 2018. Evaluation of yield and nutritive value of three browse species for small ruminants during summer. (Abstr.)

Acharya, R.S., Fitting, E., Burke, J., Joshi, N., 2018. Enhancing pollinator diversity in livestock pasture ecosystem. Entomological Soc. Amer. Ann. Mtg.

Acharya, R.S., Fitting, E., Burke, J., Joshi, N., 2018. Supporting pollinator communities by floral enhancement within livestock pasture ecosystem. Southeastern Branch Entomol. Soc. Amer., Orlando, FL (Abstr.).

Becker, G.M., Sawyer, R.J., Davenport, K.M., Rodriguez, A.M., Burke, J.M., Lewis, R., Miller, J.E., Morgan, J., Murdoch, B.M., 2019. Understanding the molecular mechanisms for gastrointestinal parasite resistance in Katahdin sheep. Plant Anim. Gen. Conf.

Bhattrai, S., U. Karki, and S. Poudel. 2018.  Assessing grazing impacts of Kiko wethers and Katahdin rams on understory light penetration in woodlands. In Book of Abstract, Nepalese Agricultural Professionals of Americas (NAPA) Biennial Conference, May26-27, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA

Bhattrai, S., U. Karki, and S. Poudel. 2018. Performance of Kiko wethers and Katahdin rams raised on different grazing systems. The Third National Goat Conference, Sept. 16-18, Kellogg Conference Center, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL 36088 and Renaissance Hotel, Montgomery, AL.

Bhattrai, S., U. Karki, S. Poudel, B. Paneru, and W. McElhenney. 2018. Cutting non-target vegetation improved solar radiation influx and biomass production in woodlands. The 76th Professional Agricultural Workers Conference, Dec. 2-4, Tuskegee Univ. Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center and Auburn Marriott Opelika Hotel & Conference Center at Grand National.

Blake*, F., and Kwame Matthews. 2018. Molecular Detection of Toxoplasma gondii in Meat Goats. Delaware State University Honor’s Day.

Brown*, L., and Kwame Matthews. 2018. Comparison of Small Ruminant Gastrointestinal Nematode Larval Development Techniques. Delaware State University Honor’s Day.

Burke, J.M. Identifying ewes resistant to gastrointestinal parasitic worms during gestation and lactation. SARE Convention, St. Louis, MO, 4/3/18.

Burke, J.M., Pickett, A.T., Howell, B., Wood, E.L., Acharya, M., Miller, J.E., 2018. Examining relationships between production and gastrointestinal nematode (GIN) measures in organic and conventionally reared Katahdin lambs. J. Anim. Sci. 96 (E-Suppl. 1), 71-72 (Abstr.). https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/sky027.134

Ekwemalor, K., Asiamah, E., Adjei-Fremah, S., Osei, B., Eluka-Okoludoh, E., Mulakala, B., & Worku, M. 2018. PSVI-32 Pathogen-associated molecular patterns induce differential galectin-3 activation in goat blood. Journal of Animal Science, 96(suppl_3), 464.

Ellis, N., U. Karki, S. Bhattrai, and B. Paneru. 2018. Effectiveness of different methods for minimizing haemonchus contortus infestation in small ruminants – a meta-analysis. The 76th Professional Agricultural Workers Conference, Dec. 2-4, Tuskegee Univ. Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center and Auburn Marriott Opelika Hotel & Conference Center at Grand National.

France, M.M., Kelly, V.E., Miller, J.E., Burke, J.M., McKenzie, K.M., 2018. Efficacy of compound X (Bedoukian Research) on reducing fecal egg count in lambs. J. Anim. Sci. 96 (E-Suppl. 1), 71 (Abstr.). https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/sky027.133

Franklin, T., N. Gurung, N. Ryan, H. Higgins, R. Davis, and F. Abrahamsen. 2018. The effectiveness of the small ruminant workshop on Pre-veterinary students during the 2018 American Pre-Veterinary Medicine Association National Symposium. 2018 PAWC Workshop held in December 2-4, 2018 at Tuskegee University.

Garza, J.J., S.A. Bowdridge. 2018. Neutrophil functionality differs by sheep breed in response to helminth parasite infection. Intl. Neutrophil Symp. Quebec City, Ont, Canada.

Garza, J.J., S.A. Bowdridge. 2018. Neutrophils from Suffolk sheep exhibit impaired chemotaxis in response to Haemonchus contortus antigen. 63rd Annual Meeting, AAVP Denver, CO.

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

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).

Harris, J., Kwame Matthews1, and Ronique Beckford.  2018. The Effects of a Commercial Versus Home Mixed Ration on Performance in Meat Goat Kids. Delaware State University Honor’s Day.

Hilaire, M., and K. Matthews. 2018. Effects of Feeding Corn or Barley Based Feed on Growth Performance and Carcass Characteristics in Meat-Goat Kids. 76th Professional Agriculture Workers Conference, Tuskegee, AL.

Karki, U. and L. Karki. 2018. Pasture and grazing management education program: changing the face of small-scale livestock operations in Alabama. The 76th Professional Agricultural Workers Conference, Dec. 2-4, Tuskegee Univ. Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center and Auburn Marriott Opelika Hotel & Conference Center at Grand National.

Karki, U., S Poudel, S. Bhattrai, L. B. Karki, and A. K. Singh. 2018.  Performance and carcass characteristics of Kiko wethers finished on pasture and browse. In Book of Abstracts, Nepalese Agricultural Professionals of Americas (NAPA) Biennial Conference, May26-27, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA

Karki, U., Yubaraj Karki, Rishi Khatri, Asha Tillman, Sanjok Poudel, Nar Gurung, and Anthony Kumi. 2018. Raising Goats in the Southern-Pine Silvopasture System: Challenges and Opportunities. Agroforestry Systems. AGFO-D-18-00043.

Karki, L. B., U. Karki, S. R. Mentreddy, S. Poudel, and S. Bhattrai. Market opportunity for goat and lamb meat in the southeastern US. Journal of Animal Science 96 (suppl_3):195-196 · DOI: 10.1093/jas/sky404.424

Karki, U. 2018. Sustainable pasture improvement and grazing management education program for farmers. Journal of Animal Science, Volume 96, Issue suppl_1, 1 March 2018, Pages 10–11,https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/sky027.020

Karki, U., S. Poudel, S. Bhattrai, L. B. Karki, and A. K. Singh. 2018. Performance, carcass characteristics, and meat quality of Kiko wethers finished on pasture and browse. Journal of Animal Science, Volume 96, Issue suppl_3, 7 December 2018, Pages 458–459,https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/sky404.1001

Lilton, A., N. Gurung, A. Elliott, R. Johnson, W. McElhenney, D. McKenzie, B. R. Min, U. Karki, and N. O. Tackie. 2018. Workshop on preconditioning of beef calves: Producer Participation Survey Analysis. 2018 PAWC Workshop held in December 2-4, 2018 at Tuskegee University.

Lynn, S., and Kwame Matthews. 2018.  Optimization of Fecal Egg Counting Techniques. Delaware State University Honor’s Day.

Matthews, K. 2018. Delaware State University Small Ruminant Program: Research and Outreach. National Goat Conference. Montgomery, AL.

McNeil, D., Kwame Matthews, and Dahlia O’Brien. 2018. Influence of Estrous Synchronization Protocols on Mating and Pregnancy Response in Meat Goats. Delaware State University Honor’s Day.

Middleton, D., J.J. Garza, S.A. Bowdridge. 2018. Neutrophils rapidly produce Th2 cytokines in response to larval but not adult Haemonchus contortus antigen. 63rd Annual Meeting, AAVP Denver, CO.

Middleton, D.M., J.J. Garza, S.A Bowdridge. 2018. Neutrophils rapidly produce Th2 cytokines in response to larval but not adult helminth antigen. Intl. Neutrophil Symp. Quebec City, Ont, Canada.

Min, B. R., N. Gurung, A. Elliott, and S. Solaiman. 2018. Alternative methods for managing gastrointestinal parasites in small ruminants. In B. R. Edited; Proceedings of Sustainable Non-Synthetic Gastrointestinal Parasites Control in Small Ruminants: Handbook for Training Field Extension and Technical Assistance Personnel. Tuskegee University Cooperative Extension Program. Pp. 23-36.

Ngere, L., Burke, J.M., Miller, J.E., Morgan, J.L.M., Notter, D.R., 2018. Genetic parameters for ewe reproductive performance and peri-parturient fecal egg counts and their genetic relationships with lamb body weights and fecal egg counts in Katahdin sheep. J. Anim. Sci. 96 (E-Suppl. 1), 70 (Abstr.). https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/sky027.131

O’Brien, D., Schoenian, S, Semler, J., Gordon, D., Bennet, M. 2018. Relationship among gastrointestinal nematode infection indicators in meat got kids. J. Anim. Sci., Vol. 96, Suppl.3, 455 https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/sky404.992

O’Brien, D., Schoenian, S, Semler, J., Gordon, D., Bennet, M. 2018. Consistency of FAMCHA scores to fecal egg counts and gain in meat goat kids. J. Anim. Sci., Vol. 96, Suppl.3, 460-61 https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/sky404.1005

O’Brien, D., Wildeus, S. 2018. Preparing for the breeding season in meat goats and hair sheep. VCE fact sheet APSC-143NP https://pubs.ext.vt.edu/content/dam/pubs_ext_vt_edu/APSC/apsc-143/APSC-143.pdf

Paneru, B., U. Karki, S. Bhattrai, and N. Ellis. 2018. Growth period of different browse species suitable for grazing small ruminants. The 76th Professional Agricultural Workers Conference, Dec. 2-4, Tuskegee Univ. Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center and Auburn Marriott Opelika Hotel & Conference Center at Grand National.

Poudel, S., U. Karki, W. McElhenney, Y. Karki, and A. Tillman. 2018. Grazing behavior and distribution pattern of Katahdin rams in southern-pine silvopastures with cool-season forages. In Book of Abstract, Nepalese Agricultural Professionals of Americas (NAPA) Biennial Conference, May26-27, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA.

Poudel, S., U. Karki, Y. Karki, and A. Tillman. 2018. Diurnal behavior of Kiko wethers grazing southern-pine silvopasture with warm-season forages. In Book of Abstracts, Nepalese Agricultural Professionals of Americas (NAPA) Biennial Conference, May26-27, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA.

Poudel, S., U. Karki, Y. Karki, A. Tillman, and L. Karki. 2018. Confinement influenced the diurnal behavior and distribution pattern of Katahdin rams and Kiko wethers in southern-pine silvopastures. Journal of Animal Science, Volume 96, Issue suppl_3, 7 December 2018, Pages 49–50,https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/sky404.111

Schoenian, S. and J. Semler. 2018. Using webinar short courses to educate small ruminant producers. J. Anim. Sci. 96(Suppl. 3): 200-201. (Abstr.)

Schoenian, S. D.J. O’Brien, J. Semler, D. Gordon, and M.B. Bennett. 2018. 11 years of the Western Maryland Pasture-based Meat Goat Performance Test. J. of Anim. Sci. Vol. 96, Suppl.3, 196. https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/sky404.425

Shepherd, Elizabeth A. and Scott A. Bowdridge. 2018. Characterization of ovine monocytes that induce Haemonchus contortus larval morbidity in vitro.  American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists, Denver, CO. Abstract.

Terrill, T., G. Dykes, A. Singh, L. Greer-Mapson, V. Owen, J. Miller, N. Whitley. 2018. Effectiveness of sericea lespedeza leaf meal pellets and whole plant pellets for natural control of gastrointestinal nematodes and coccidia in goats., J. Anim. Sci. 96 (Suppl 3):35. https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/sky404.079

Weaver, A.R., J.J. Garza, S.A. Bowdridge. 2018. Immune response to various life stages of Haemonchus contortus differentiates resistance among sheep breeds. American Association of Veterinary Parasitologist Annual Conference.

Weaver, A.R, J.J. Garza, S.A. Bowdridge. 2018. To the worm or the egg - breed differences in immune response to Haemonchus contortus. Davis College Student Research and Creative Scholarship Day.

Whitley, N., S. Schoenian, D. O’Brien, S. Howell. 2018. Anthelmintic resistance testing on sheep farms. J. Anim. Sci. 96 (Suppl 3):467. https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/sky404.1020

Whitley, N.C., L. Davies, J. Gaskin, T. Waldrop, F. Connelly, T. Seanima, A. Speir, M. Stephens, A. Tedrow, P. Burke, S. Butcher, M. Sheffield, J. Dawson, K. Hammond. 2018. Small Ruminant Beginning Farmer Training. J. Anim. Sci. 96 (Suppl 1): 65–66. https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/sky027.123

Wildeus, S., O’Brien, D., Knights, M., Nabers, A. 2018. Effect of semen dose on pregnancy rate using liquid semen AI in hair sheep, J. Anim. Sci., Vol. 96, Suppl.3. 468-469 https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/sky404.1023

Wildeus, S., O’Brien, D., Teutsch C.D., 2018. Seasonal effects on daily gain and fecal egg counts in purebred and crossbred hair sheep lambs on pasture, J. Anim. Sci., Vol. 96, Suppl. 1:72–73, https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/sky027.136

Wildeus, S., Tessema, G. 2018. Incidence of ovine progressive pneumonia (OPP) in a flock of landrace hair sheep: Impact on performance and implications for mode of transmission. J. Anim. Sci., Vol. 96, Suppl. 1:72, https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/sky027.135

Wright, S., Arsi, K., Manning, L., Donoghue, A.M., Hale, M., Spencer, T., O’Gorman, M., Gold, M., Fanatico, A.C., English, H., Burke, J.M., Donoghue, D.J., 2018. Armed to farm: Soldiering the success of military veterans in new poultry, livestock and agroforestry enterprises. Southern SAWG, Memphis, TN, January 2018.

 

Extension Presentations/Publications

Schoenian, S. Lansing, MI. Worm Wisdom and Selection of Replacement Ewes and Culling Underperforming Ewes. Keynote speaker for Michigan’s Shepherd’s Weekend. Michigan Sheep Breeders Association; 2018 Jan. 5-7.

Schoenian, S. Pulaski, Va. Out-of-Season Breeding, Internal Parasite Update, and Marketing sheep and goats to the ethnic market. New River Valley Sheep & Goat Club; 2018 Feb. 24.

Schoenian, S. State College, PA. Current Recommendations for Internal Parasite Control and Sheep and Goat Nutrition. Dairy Production Medicine Certification Program. VII. Mixed Large Animal Health & Nutrition; Pasture and grazing nutrition across all species; 2018 May 18.

Schoenian, S. Medford, OR. Proper anthelmintic use and On-farm decision making tools; Sustainable integrated parasite management for small ruminants program. 2018 June 29.

Schoenian, S. Columbia, MO. Lamb & Kid Nutrition, Use of Livestock Guardians, and Marketing Options for Sheep & Goat Producers. Missouri Sheep & Goat Conference; 2018 Oct. 12-13.

Schoenian, S. Tianjan, China. Nutritional Management of the Sheep Flock. Symposium on Sheep Industry Development; 2018 Nov. 18-21.

Schoenian, S. Salem, OR (webinar). Proper anthelmintic use and On-farm decision making tools; Oregon Sheep Growers Association annual meeting; 2018 Nov. 30.

Schoenian, S. Keedysville, MD. It’s in the genes: genetic control of internal parasites in small ruminants and Coccidia; the other parasite that will get them. Delmarva Small Ruminant Conference All Worms All Day; 2018 Dec. 8.

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