WERA1: Coordinating Beef Cattle Breeding Research and Education Programs for the Western States
(Multistate Research Coordinating Committee and Information Exchange Group)
Bailey, D.W., M.G. Trotter, C.W. Knight, and M.G. Thomas. 2018. Use of GPS tracking collars and accelerometers for rangeland livestock production. Trans. Anim. Sci. 2: 81-88.
Boldt, R.J., S.E. Speidel, M.G. Thomas, and R.M. Enns. 2018. Genetic parameters for fertility and production traits in Red Angus cattle. J. Anim. Sci. 96: 4100-4111.
Crawford, N.F., S.J. Coleman, T.N. Holt, S.E. Speidel, R.M. Enns, R. Hamid, and M.G. Thomas. 2018. Allele distribution and testing for association between an oxygen dependent degradation domain SNP in EPAS1 and pulmonary arterial pressures in yearling Angus cattle. Agri Gene 9: 27-31.
Fonseca, P.A.S., S. Id-Lahoucine, A. Reverter, J.F. Medrano, M.R.S. Fortes, J. Casellas, F. Miglior, L. Brito, M.R.S. Carvalho, F.S. Schenkel, L.T. Nguyen, L.R. Porto-Neto, M.G. Thomas, and A. Canovas. 2018. Combining multi-OMICS information to identify key-regulator genes for pleiotropic effect associated with fertility and production traits in beef cattle. PLoS One 13: e0205295.
Krafsur, G.M., J.M. Neary, F. Garry, T. Holt, D.H. Gould, G.L. Mason, M.G. Thomas, R.M. Enns, R.M Tuder, M.P. Heaton, R.D. Brown, and K.R. Stenmark. 2018. Cardiopulmonary remodeling in fattened beef cattle: A naturally occurring large animal model of obesity-associated pulmonary hypertension with left heart disease. Pulm. Circ. 9(1): 1-13.
Leyva-Corona, J.C., J.R. Reyna-Granados, R. Zamorano-Algandar, M.A. Sanchez-Castro, M.G. Thomas, R.M. Enns, S.E. Speidel, G. Rincon, J.F. Medrano, and P. Luna-Nevarez. 2018. Polymorphisms within the prolactin and growth hormone/insulin-like growth factor-I functional pathways associated with fertility traits in Holstein cows raised in hot-humid climate. Trop. Anim. Health Prod. 50: 1913-1920.
Marley, K., L.A. Kuehn, J. Keele, B. Wileman, and M.G. Gonda. 2018. Genetic variation in humoral response to an Escherichia coli O157:H7 vaccine in beef cattle. PLoS One 13(5): e0197347.
Mastellar, S.L., C.L. Wright, and M.G. Gonda. 2018. Gender differences in career and species interests of animal and veterinary science first year students. NACTA 63(1): 36-41.
Opdahl, L., M.G. Gonda, and B. St-Pierre. 2018. Identification of uncultured bacterial species from Firmicutes, Bacteroidetes and candidatus Saccharibacteria as candidate cellulose utilizers from the rumen of beef cows. Microorganisms 6(1): 17.
Pauling, R.C., S.E. Speidel, M.G. Thomas, T.N. Holt, and R.M. Enns. 2018. Evaluation of moderate to high elevation effects on pulmonary arterial pressure measures in Angus cattle. J. Anim. Sci. 96: 3599-3605.
Speidel, S.E., B.A. Buckley, R.J. Boldt, R.M. Enns, J. Lee, M.L. Spangler, and M.G. Thomas. 2018. Genome wide association of heifer pregnancy and stayability in Red Angus cattle. J. Anim. Sci. 96: 846-853.
Conference Proceedings, Abstracts, and White Papers
Bhowmik, N., K.A. Ringwall, C.R. Dahlen, K.C. Swanson, and L.L. Hulsman Hanna. 2019. Genetic diversity and population structure in nine beef cattle sub-populations using whole genome SNP markers. Midwest Section of the American Society of Animal Science Annual Meeting, Omaha, NE.
Bhowmik, N., K.A. Ringwall, C.R. Dahlen, K.C. Swanson, J.A. Clapper, A.K. Ward, and L.L. Hulsman Hanna. 2019. The role of leptin in reproductive characteristics of commercial beef cows and heifers. Trans. Anim. Sci.
Boles, J., S.A. Blatter, J. Thomson, and J.G. Berardinelli. 2018. Molecular pathways for adipose tissue are altered in animals classed by marbling as Choice or Standard. International Congress of Meat Science and Technology. 64: 2.
Celestino Jr., E.F., J.K. Hieber, C.R. Dahlen, D.G. Riley, S.A. Wagner, and L.L. Hulsman Hanna. 2019. Differences in evaluators and genetic parameter estimation using subjective measurements of beef cattle temperament. Trans. Anim. Sci.
Christensen, T.A., K.J. Austin, K.M. Cammack, and H.C. Cunningham-Hollinger. 2019. Metagenomic analysis of rumen populations in week old calves altered by maternal late gestational nutrition and mode of delivery. Western Section of the American Society of Animal Science Annual Meeting, Boise, ID.
Cunningham-Hollinger, H.C., K.J. Austin, and K.M. Cammack. 2019. Maternal influences on the calf rumen microbiome and subsequent host performance. Plant and Animal Genome Conference XXVII, San Diego, CA.
May, C.L., A.K. Ward, C.R. Dahlen, K.C. Swanson, K.A. Ringwall, and L.L. Hulsman Hanna. 2019. Bovine chromosome 19 VDR and GPRC5C genotypes are associated with udder conformation traits in crossbred beef cattle. Midwest Section of the American Society of Animal Science Annual Meeting, Omaha, NE.
Syring, J., C.R. Dahlen, K.C. Swanson, K.A. Ringwall, and L.L. Hulsman Hanna. 2019. Effects of IFNT2 and IGF1R genes on reproductive success in beef cattle. Western Section of the American Society of Animal Science Annual Meeting, Boise, ID.
Thomas, M.G., J.M. Neary, G.M. Krafsur, T.N. Holt, R.M. Enns, S.E. Speidel, F.B. Garry, A. Canovas, J.F. Medrano, R.D. Brown, and K.R. Stenmark. 2018. Pulmonary hypertension in beef cattle: A complicated threat to health and productivity in multiple beef industry segments.
Whaley, J.R., W.J. Means, J.P. Ritten, H. Cunningham-Hollinger, C.M. Page, H.N. McKibben, and W.C. Stewart. 2019. A survey of lamb carcass characteristics in the Intermountain West during periods of seasonally constrained supply. Western Section of the American Society of Animal Science, Boise, ID.
Non-Refereed/Popular Press Articles
Hulsman Hanna, L.L., M.A. Fevold, and R.J. Maddock. 2019. The interplay of frame size and production efficiency: What is the right size? The Ledger. Summer 2019: 20-22.
Hulsman Hanna, L.L., T. Zimprich, K. Bernston, and W. Ogdahl. 2018. NDSU Beef Teaching and Research Unit cattle: Genetic makeup resembles current industry production animals. NDSU North Dakota Beef and Sheep Report, AS1899: 32-41.