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Petersen, M.K., Mueller, C.J., Mulliniks, J.T., Roberts, A.J., DelCurto, T., Waterman, R.C. 2014. Beef Speciess Symposium: Potential limitations of NRC in predicting energetic requirements of beef females within western U.S. grazing systems. Journal of Animal Science 92:2800-2808.

R.C. Waterman, J.S. Caton, C.A. Loest, M.K. Petersen and A.J. Roberts. 2014. Beef Species Symposium. An assessment of the 1996 Beef NRC: Metabolizabel protein supply and demand and effectiveness of model performance prediction of beef females within extensive grazing systems Journal of Animal Science 92:2785-2799.

Mulliniks, J.T., Hawkins, D.E., Kane, K.K., Cox, S.H., Torell, L.A., Scholljegerdes, E.J., Petersen, M.K. 2013. Metabolizable protein supply while grazing dormant winter forage during heifer development alters pregnancy and subsequent in-herd retention rate. Journal of Animal Science 91:1409-1416. 

Mulliniks, J.T., Kemp, M.E., Endecott, R.L., Cox, S.H., Roberts, A.J., Waterman, R.C., Geary, T.W., E.J. Scholljegerdes, Petersen, M.K. 2013. Does ß-hydroxybutyrate concentration influence conception date in young postpartum range beef cows? Journal of Animal Science 91:2902-2909.

Mulliniks, J.T., Mathis, C.P., Cox, S.H., Petersen, M.K. 2013. Supplementation strategy during late gestation alters steer progeny health in the feedlot without affecting cow performance. Animal Feed Science and Technology 185:126-132.

Mulliniks, J.T., Waterman, R.C., Geary, T.W. 2013. Economics of early weaning in northern great plains beef cattle production system. Agricultural Sciences 4(5):219-223.

Fouts DE, Szpakowski S, Purushe J, Torralba M, Waterman RC, et al. (2012) Next Generation Sequencing to Define Prokaryotic and Fungal Diversity in the Bovine Rumen. PLoS ONE 7(11): e48289. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0048289

Mulliniks, J.T., Cox, S.H., Kemp, M.E., Endecott, R.L., Waterman, R.C., VanLeeuwen, D.M., Petersen, M.K. 2012. Relationship between body condition score at calving and reproductive performance in young postpartum cows grazing native range. Journal of Animal Science 90:2811-2817.

Mulliniks, J.T., Sawyer, J.E., Mathis, C.P., Cox, S.H., Petersen, M.K. 2012. Winter protein management during late gestation alters range cow and steer progeny performance. Journal of Animal Science 90:5099-5106. 

Sawyer, J.E., Mulliniks, J.T., Waterman, R.C., Petersen, M.K. 2012. Influence of protein type and level on nitrogen and forage use in cows consuming low-quality forage. Journal of Animal Science 90:2324-2330.

Waterman, R.C., Ujazdowski, V.L., Petersen, M.K. 2012. Effects of rumen-protected methionine on plasma amino acid concentrations during a period of weight loss for late gestating beef heifers. Amino Acids 43:2165-2177.

Wesley, R.L., Cibils, A.F., Mulliniks, J.T., Pollak, E.R., Petersen, M.K., Fredrickson, E.L. 2012. An assessment of behaviorial syndrome in rangeland-raised beef cattle. Applied Animal Behavior Science 139(3-4):183-194.

Waterman, R.C., Geary, T.W., Paterson, J.A., Lipsey, R.J. 2012. Early weaning in Northern Great Plains beef cattle production systems: I. Performance and reproductive response in range beef cows. Livestock Science 148:26-35.

Waterman, R.C., Geary, T.W., Paterson, J.A., Lipsey, R.J. 2012. Early weaning in Northern Great Plains beef cattle production systems: II. Development of replacement heifers weaned at 80 or 215 d of age. Livestock Science 148:36-45.

Waterman, R.C., Geary, T.W., Paterson, J.A., Lipsey, R.J., Shafer, W.R., Berger, L.L., Faulkner, D.B., and Homm, J.W. 2012. Early weaning in Northern Great Plains beef cattle production systems: III. Steer weaning, finishing and carcass characteristics. Livestock Science 148:282-290.

Endecott, R.L., Cox, S.H., Rubio, C.M., Loest, C.A., Hawkins, D.E., Petersen, M.K. 2012. Effects of supplements with increasing glucogenic precursor content on reproduction and nutrient utilization in young postpartum range cows. Livestock Science 145:109-118. 

Mulliniks, J.T., Cox, S.H., Kemp, M.E., Endecott, R.L., Waterman, R.C., Vanleeuwen, D.M., Torell, L.A., Petersen, M.K. 2011. Protein and glucogenic precursor supplementation: A nutritional strategy to increase reproductive and economic output. Journal of Animal Science 89:3334-3343.

Mulliniks, J.T., Kemp, M.E., Cox, S.H., Hawkins, D.E., Petersen, M.K. 2011. The Effect of Increasing Amount of Glucogenic Precursors on Reproductive Performance in Young Postpartum Range Cows. Journal of Animal Science. 89:2932-2943.

Waterman, R.C., Richardson, K.D., and Lodge-Ivey, S.L. 2011. Effects of Euphorbia Esula L. (Leafy Spurge) on cattle and sheep in vitro fermentation and gas production. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 91:2053-2060.

Waterman, R.C., Roberts, A.J., Geary, T.W., Grings, E.E., Alexander, L.J., MacNeil, M.D. 2011. Effect of reduced heifer nutrition during in utero and post weaning development on glucose and acetate kinetics. British Journal of Nutrition 106:1702-1712. 

Waterman, R.C., Vermeire, L.T. 2011. Grazing Deferment Effects On Forage Diet Quality And Ewe Performance Following Summer Rangeland Fire. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 64:18-27.

Harrelson, F.W., Ivey, S.L., Cox, S.H., Dunlap Ii, R.L., Mulliniks, J.T., Carter, B.H., Loest, C.A., and Petersen, M.K. 2010. Effect of supplemental protein source during the winter on preand postpartum glucose metabolism. Western Section of Animal Science Proceedings 61:262-265.

Mulliniks, J.T., Muscha, J.M., Lodge-Ivey, S.L., and Petersen, M.K. 2010. Predicted mineral intake utilizing both water and forage analysis varies by source and location of livestock water in Eastern Montana. Western Section of Animal Science Proceedings 61:182-185.

 

Petersen, M.K., Mulliniks, J.T., Roberts, A.J., and Waterman, R.C. 2010. Challenges to Predicting Productivity of Grazing Ruminants. Where to now?. Proceedings 4th Grazing Livestock Nutrition Conference 180-188.

 

Sanchez, P.H., Tracey, L.N., Browne-Silva, J., Petersen, M.K., Lodge-Ivey, S.L. 2010. Propionibacterium acidipropionici p169 and glucogenic precursors to improve rumen parameters associated with low quality forage. Western Section of Animal Science Proceedings 61:67-71.

Voigt, L.A., Endecott, R.L., Paterson, J.A., Waterman, R.C. 2010. In Situ Digestibility of Grass Hay after Heifer Diets were Abruptly Switched from 35 or 70% Concentrate to 100% Forage. Meeting Proceedings. Western Section of American Society of Animal Science. 61:266270.

 

Waterman, R.C., Butler, W.R. 2010. Metabolic signals of the beef cow in negative energy balance. Fourth Grazing Livestock Nutrition Conference Proceedings. Estes Park CO convention center, July 910, 2010.

Endecott, R.L., Waterman, R.C. 2009. Use of a self-fed, small-package protein supplment for beef cows post-weaning. Western Section of Animal Science Proceedings 60:326-365.

Muliniks, J.T., Cox, S.H., Kemp, M.E., Endecott, R.L., Waterman, R.C., Vanleeuwen, D.M., Petersen, M.K. 2009. Impact of body condition score on reproductive performance in young postpartum range cows grazing native range. Western Section of Animal Science Proceedings 60:81-84.

Mulliniks, J.T., Cox, S.H., Kemp, M.E., Endecott, R.L., Waterman, R.C., Vanleeuwen, D.M., Petersen, M.K. 2009. Increasing glucogenic precursors in range supplmenets improves reproductive efficiency and profitability in young postpartum range cows in years 2000 to 2007.  Western Section of Animal Science Proceedings 60:76-80.

Endecott, R.L., Waterman, R.C. 2008. Use Of A Self-Fed, Small-Package Protein Supplement For Beef Cows Post-Weaning. Proceedings, Western Section, American Society of Animal Science  9:322-325.

Grings, E.E. and Roberts, A.J. 2008. Interactions of forage quality and physiological state on forage intake of grazing beef cows in autumn. XXI International Grassland Congress: Multifunctional Grasslands in a Changing World Volume 1 Page 438.

 

Waterman, R.C., Vermeire, L.T. 2008. Influence of grazing deferments following summer fire on ewe performance and forage quality. Western Section of Animal Science Proceedings 59:110-113.

Grings, E.E., T.W. Geary, R.E. Short, and M.D. MacNeil. 2007. Beef heifer development within three calving seasons. Journal of Animal Scientist 85:2048-2058

 

Waterman, R.C., Endecott, R.L., Paterson, J.A., Geary, T.W. 2007. Improving cow herd production through early weaning. Nutrition Conference Proceedings Bozeman, MT. April 2007. (Proceedings published on CD).

Waterman, R.C., Grings, E.E., Geary, T.W., Roberts, A.J., Alexander, L.J., MacNeil, M.D. 2007. Influence of seasonal forage quality on glucose kinetics of young beef cows. Journal of Animal Science 85:2582-2595. doi 10:2527/jas.2007-0023.

Waterman, R.C., C.A. Lõest, W.D. Bryant, and M.K. Peterson. 2007. Supplemental methionine and urea for gestating beef cows consuming low quality forage diets. Journal of Animal Science 85:731-736.

Phillips, W.A., Grings, E.E., R.E. Short, R.K. Heitschmidt, S.W. Coleman, and H. Mayeux. 2006. Effects of calving season on stocker and feedlot performance. Professional Animal Scientist 22:392-400.

Grings, E.E., W.A. Phillips, R.E. Short, H. Mayeux, and R.K. Heitschmidt. 2006. Post-weaning performance of steers from varying calving and weaning strategies in Montana. Professional Animal Scientist 22:386-391.

 

Richardson, K.D., Kelly, W.L., Reil, M.S., Waterman, R.C., Lodge-Ivey, S.L. 2006. Effects of leafy spurge (euphorbia esula) on ruminant gas production and in vitro digestion. Western Section of Animal Science Proceedings 57:36-39.

 

Waterman, R.C., Geary, T.W., Paterson, J.A., Ansotegui, R.P., Lipsey, R.J. 2006. Performance of early weaned (approx =80 d) vs normal weaned (approx =215 day) calves in the Northern Great Plains. Western Section of Animal Science Proceedings 57:103-107.

Waterman, R.C., J.E. Sawyer, C.P. Mathis, D.E. Hawkins, G.B. Donart, and M.K. Peterson. 2006. Effects of supplements that contain increasing amounts of metabolizable protein with or without Ca-propionate salt on postpartum interval and nutrient partitioning in young beef cows. Journal of Animal Science 84:433-436.

Grings, E.E., Blummel, M., Sudekum, K.H. 2005. Methodological considerations in using gas production techniques for estimating ruminal microbial effciencies for silage-based diets. Animal Feed Science And Technology 123-124:527-545

Grings, E.E., R.E. Short, K.D. Klement, T.W. Geary, M.D. MacNeil, M.R. Haferkamp, and R.K. Heitschmidt. 2005. Calving system and weaning age effects on cow and preweaning calf performance in the Northern Great Plains. Journal of Animal Science 83:2671-2683.

Phillips, W.A., E.E. Grings, and J.W. Holloway. 2005. Effects of a single dose of direst-fed microbials on performance of stocker calves grazing annual cool season grasses. Professional Animal Scientist 21:88-92.

Blummel, M., Grings, E.E., and Haferkamp, M.R. 2004. Fermentation profiles and degradability measurements in extrusa diet samples collected from brome-suppressed and undisturbed pastures and their relationship to weight gain of steers. Can J. Anim. Sci. 84(1):105-111.

Kruse, R.E., M.W. Tess, E.E. Grings, R.E. Short, R.K. Heitschmidt, and H.S. Mayeux Jr. 2004. Evaluation of beef cattle operations utilizing different seasons of calving, weaning strategies, post-weaning management, and retained ownership. Proceedings of the Western Section, American Society of Animal Science 55:122-125.

Grings, E.E., Short, R.E., and Heitschmidt, R.K. 2003. Effects of calving date and weaning age on cow and calf production in the Northern Great plains. Proc. West. Sec. Am. Soc. Anim. Sci. 54:335-338.

Sowell, B.F., Bowman, J.G.P., Grings, E.E., and MacNeil, M.D. 2003. Liquid supplement and forage intake by range beef cows. J. Anim. Sci. 81:294-303.

Blummel, M., Short, R.E., and Grings, E.E. 2002. Comparison of elk (Cervus elaphus) fecal and rumen microbial suspension to predict feed degradation and adaptation. Proc. West. Sec. Am. Soc. Anim. Sci. 53:540-543.

Grings, E.E., Heitschmidt, R.K., Short, R.E., and Haferkamp, M.R. 2002. Intensive-early stocking for yearling cattle in the Northern Great Plains. J. Range Manage. 55:135-138.

Grings, E.E., Short, R.E., Geary, T.W., and MacNeil, M.D. 2002. Heifer development within three seasons of calving. Proc. West. Sec. Am. Soc. Anim. Sci. 53:261-264.

Lawler, T.L., Taylor, J.B., Grings, E.E., Finley, J.W., and Caton, J.S. 2002. Selenium concentration and distribution in range forages from four locations in the Northern Great Plains. Proc. West. Sec. Am. Soc. Anim. Sci. 53:7-9.

Phillips, W.A., Coleman, S.W., Grings, E.E., Riley, D.G., Chase, C.C., Short, R.E., Mayeux, H.S., and Heitschmidt, R.K. 2002. Performance of steer calves reared in temperate or sub-tropic environments and used as stocker calves on winter wheat pastures.  pp. 44-45. In: Progress Reports from the Grazinglands Research Laboratory. C.T. MacKown and J. Garbrecht (ed.) Field Day 2002.

Phillips, W.A., Grings, E.E., Holloway, J.W., Short, R.E., Warrington, B., Mayeux, H.S., and Heitschmidt, R.K. 2002. Increasing the performance of stocker calves on winter wheat pasture. In: Progress Reports from the Grazinglands Research Laboratory. C.T. MacKown and J. Garbrecht (ed.) Field Day 2002. Pp. 49-50.

Short, R.E., MacNeil, M.D., Grosz, M.D., Gerrard, D.E., and Grings, E.E. 2002. Pleiotropic effects in Hereford, Limousin, and Piedmontese F 2 crossbred calves of genes controlling muscularity including the piedmontese myostatin allele. J. Anim. Sci. 80:1-11.

Blummel, M., Grings, E.E., Moss, A.R., and Givens, D.I. 2001. A mechanistic approach to the estimation of intake of ruminants by methane excretion and in vitrofermentation characteristics. Proc. West. Sec. Am. Soc. Anim. Sci. 52:475-478.

Grings, E.E., Short, R.E., Blummel, M., MacNeil, M.D., and Bellows, R.A. 2001. Prepartum supplementation with protein or fat and protein for grazing cows in three seaons of calving. Proc. West. Sec. Am. Soc. Anim. Sci. 52:501-504.

Grings, E.E., Short, R.E., Haferkamp, M.R., and Heitschmidt, R.K. 2001. Animal age and sex effects on diets of grazing cattle. J. Range Manage. 54:77-81.

Grings, E.E., Short, R.E., MacNeil, M.D., Roeder, R.A. and Roeder, M.J. 2001. Interactions in postweaning production of F1 cattle from Hereford, Limousin, or Piedmontese sires. J. Anim. Sci. 79:317-324.

MacNeil, M.D., Short, R.E., and Grings, E.E. 2001. Characterization of topcross progenies from Hereford, Limousin, and Piedmontese sires. J. Anim. Sci. 79:1751-1756.

Rule, D.C., Rule, J.M., Short, R.E., Grings, E.E., and MacNeil, M.D. 2001. Genotype effects on cholesterol and fatty acids in longissimus and semitendinosus muscles from Hereford, Limousin, and Piedmontese F 2crossbred cattle at slaughter. Proc. West. Sec. Am. Soc. Anim. Sci. 52:266-269.

Blummel, M.R. and Grings, E.E. 2000. Relationship between esophageal diet samples, clipped forage samples, and weight gain of steers. Proc. West. Sec. Am. Soc. Anim. Sci. 51: 267-271.

Blummel, M. 2000. Predicting the partitioning of fermentation products by combined in vitro gas volume and true substrate degradability measurements: opportunities and limitations. European Assoc. of Animal Production Symposium. p. 48-57.

Blummel, M.R. and Grings, E.E. 2000. Relationship between esophageal diet samples, clipped forage samples, and weight gain of steers. Proc. West. Sec. Am. Soc. Anim. Sci. 51:267-271.

Grings, E.E., Short, R.E., and Heitschmidt, R.K. 2000. Effects of season of calving and weaning age on cow and calf production through weaning. Proc. West. Sec. Am. Soc. Anim. Sci. 51:125-127.

Grings, E.E. and Poland, W.W. 2000. Effect of hay source and level on tissue trace mineral concentrations in growing steers. Proc. West. Sec. Am. Soc. Anim. Sci. 51:490-493. & BeefTalk Live 2000, Proc. p. 6.

Short, R.E., MacNeil, M.D., Grosz, M.D., and Grings, E.E. 2000. Effects of muscularity on pelvic area and efficiency in Hereford, Limousin, and Piedmontese F2 crossbred calves genotyped for the Piedmontese myostatin allele. European Assoc. of Animal Production. Handout. 4 pgs.

Grings, E.E., Staigmiller, R.B., Short, R.E., Bellows, R.A., and MacNeil, M.D. 1999. Effects of stair-step nutrition and trace mineral supplementation on attainment of puberty in beef heifers of three sire breeds. J. Anim. Sci. 77:810-815.

Short, R.E., and Grings, E.E. 1999. Time of calving: Economic and biological implications. Proc. of the Bovine Connection. p. 15-18.

Short, R.E., Grings, E.E., and MacNeil, M.D. 1999. Management and genetic options for production of beef to meet consumer demand. Proc. of the Bovine Connection. p. 42-49.

Daniels, T.K., Bowman, J.G.P., Sowell, B.F., Grings, E.E., and MacNeil, M.D. 1998. The effects of cow age and supplement delivery method on forage and liquid supplement intake. Proc. West. Sec. Am. Soc. Anim. Sci. 49:145-148.

Grings, E.E., Hall, J.B., Bellows, R.A., Short, R.E., Bellows, S.E., and Staigmiller, R.B. 1998. Effect of nutritional management, trace mineral supplementation, and norgestomet implant on attainment of puberty in beef heifers. J. Anim. Sci. 76(8):2177-2181.

Grings, E.E., Short, R.E., and Heitschmidt, R.K. 1998. Evaluation of supplementation for growing cattle grazing native rangeland. Proc. West. Sec. Am. Soc. Anim. Sci. 49:223-226.

Grings, E.E., Adams, D.C., and Short, R.E. 1997. Diet quality of suckling calves and mature steers on rangelands. Proc. Governor's Conference on the Cattle Industry. P. 125-126.

Grings, E.E., Haferkamp, M.R., Heitschmidt, R.K., and Karl, M.G. 1997. Mineral dynamics of forages during the growing season. Proc. Governor's Conference on the Cattle Industry. P. 70-71.

Grings, E.E., Hall, J.B., Bellows, R.A., Short, R.E., Bellows, S.E., and Staigmiller, R.B. 1997. Effects of diet, trace mineral supplement, and progestin implant on age at puberty in beef heifers. Proc. Governor's Conference on the Cattle Industry. P. 72-73.

Grings, E.E., Heitschmidt, R.K., Short, R.E., Hould, B.S., and Bellows, N.R. 1997. Management strategies for grazing yearling cattle. Proc. Governor's Conference on the Cattle Industry. P. 158-159.

Grings, E.E., Short, R.E., and Heitschmidt, R.K. 1997. Meeting nutrient needs of stocker cattle. Proc. 46 th MontanaLivestock Nutrition Conf. 53-56.

Grings, E.E., Short, R.E., MacNeil, M.D., Haferkamp, M.R., and Adams, D.C. 1997. Production efficiency in cattle of two growth potentials on rangeland during spring-summer grazing. Proc. Governor's Conference on the Cattle Industry. P. 123-124.

Grings, E.E., Short, R.E., and Adams, D.C. 1997. Effects of growth potential and protein supplementation on steers grazing fall pasture in the Northern Great Plains. J. Prod. Agric. 10(2):241-245.

Short, R.E., Grings, E.E., MacNeil, M.D., Heitschmidt, R.K., and Haferkamp, M.R. 1997. Weaning and supplement options for cow-calf pairs during fall grazing. Proc. Governor's Conference on the Cattle Industry. P. 105-106.

VanTassell, L.W., McNeley, S.M., MacNeil, M.D., Short, R.E., and Grings, E.E. 1997. Retained ownership of beef cattle when considering production and price risk. 1997 Western Agricultural Economics Assoc. meetings, July, 1997, Reno, NV.

Grings, E.E., Haferkamp, M.R., Heitschmidt, R.K., and Karl, M.G. 1996. Mineral dynamics in forages of the Northern Great Plains. J. Range Manage. 49:234-240.

Grings, E.E., Heitschmidt, R.K., Short, R.E., Hould, B.S., and Bellows, N.R. 1996. Management strategies for grazing yearling cattle. Proc. Governor's Conference on the State of the Cattle Industry. P. 111-113.

Grings, E.E., Short, R.E., MacNeil, M.D., Haferkamp, M.R., and Adams, D.C. 1996. Efficiency of production in cattle of two growth potentials on Northern Great Plainsrangelands during spring-summer grazing. J. Anim. Sci. 74:2317-2326.

Grings, E.E., Short, R.E., and Adams, D.C. 1995. Influence of sire growth potential on intake by steers throughout the summer months. Proc. West. Sec. Am. Soc. Anim. Sci. 46:331-334.

Grings, E.E., Adams, D.C., and Short, R.E. 1995. Diets of suckling calves and mature steers grazing on rangeland. J. Range Manage. 48:438-441.

Grings, E.E., Adams, D.C.and Short, R.E. 1994. Protein supplementation of stocker cattle in the Northern Great Plains. J. Range Manage. 47:303-307.

Adams , D.C. , Staigmiller, R.B., Knapp, B.W. and Lamb, J.B. 1993. Native or seeded rangeland for cows with high or low milk production. J. Range Manage. 46:474-478.

Grings, E.E.and Short, R.E. 1992. Nutritional aspects of lean beef production. Proc. MontanaNutr. Conf. 6:1-10.

Adams , D.C. , Pfister, J.A., Short, R.E., Cates, R.G., Knapp, B. W. and Wiedmeier, R.D. 1992. Pine needle effects on in vivo and in vitro digestibility of crested wheatgrass. J. Range Manage. 45:249-253.

McKnown, C.D., Walker, J.W., Stuth, J.W. and Heitschmidt, R.K. 1991. Nutrient intake of cattle on rotational and continuous grazing treatments. J. Range Manage. 44:596- 601.

Hatfield, P.G., Walker, J.W., Glimp, H.A. and Adams, D.C. 1991. Effect of level of intake and supplemental barley on marker estimates of fecal output using an intraruminal continuous- release chromic oxide bolus. J. Anim. Sci. 69:1788-1794.

Borman, M.M., Adams, D.C., Knapp, B.W. and Haferkamp, M.R. 1991. Evaluation of dietary preference with a multiple latin square design. J. Range Manage. 44:295-296.

Adams , D.C., Short, R.E., Pfister, J.A., Peterson, K.R., and Hudson, D.B. 1991. Surgical establishment of esophageal fistulae in suckling calves. J. Range Manage. 44:628-629.

Adams , D.C. , Short, R.E., Borman, M.M. and MacNeil, M.D. 1991. Estimation of fecal output with an intra- ruminal continuous release marker device. J. Range Manage. 44:204-207.

Weidmeier, R.D., Pfister, J.A., Adams, D.C., Bair, J.R. and Sisson, D.V. 1990. Effects of Ponderosa pine needle consumption on ruminal microflora in cattle West. Sec. Am. Soc. Anim. Sci. Proc. 41:478-481.

Ward, M.G., Adams, D.C., Wallace, J.D., Galyean, M.L. and Volesky, J.D. 1990. Supplementation and monensin effects on digesta kinetics. II. Cattle grazing winter range. J. Range Manage. 43:383-386.

Ward, M.G., Adams, D.C., Wallace, J.D., Galyean, M.L. and Knapp, B.W. 1990. Supplementation and monensin effects on digesta kinetics. I. Cattle grazing summer range. J. Range Manage. 43:378-382.

Hatfield, P.G., Walker, J.W., Glimp, H.A. and Adams, D.C. 1990. Effects of intake levels and supplemental barley on estimates of dry matter fecal output using a constant release chromic oxide bolus. West. Sec. Am. Soc. Anim. Sci. Proc. 41:426-432.

Miner, J.L., Petersen, M.K., Havstad, K.M., McInerney, M.J. and Bellows, R.A. 1989. The effects of ruminal escape protein or fat on nutritional status of pregnant winter-grazing beef cows J. Anim. Sci. 68:1743-1750.

Adams , D.C. , Staigmiller, R.B. and Knapp, B.W. 1989. Beef production from native and seeded Northern Great Plainsranges. J. Range Manage. 42:243-247.

Adams , D.C. 1989. Wintering beef cattle on rangeland, p. 148-159. In : Proc., The Range Beef Cow Symp. XI, A symposium on production, Rapid City, SD.

Ward, M.G., Adams, D.C., Wallace, J.D., Galyean, M.L., and Currie, P.O. 1988. Influence of energy supplementation and monensin on rumen fermentation and fluid passage rates of steers grazing Northern Great Plainssummer native range. West. Sec. Am. Soc. Anim. Sci. Proc. 39:382-385.

Cochran, R.C., Adams, D.C., Galyean, M.L. and Wallace, J.D. 1987. Examination of methods for estimating rate of passage in grazing steers. J. Range Manage. 40(2):l05-l08.

Adams , D.C. , Short, R.E. and Knapp, B.W. 1987. Body size and body condition effects on performance and behavior of grazing beef cows. Nutr. Rep. Int. 35(2):269-277.

Adams , D.C. , Currie, P.O., Knapp, B.W., Mauney, T. and Richardson, D. 1987. An automated range-animal data acquisition system. J. Range Manage. 40:256-258.

Adams , D.C. , Cochran, R.C. and Currie, P.O. 1987. Forage maturity effects on rumen fermentation, fluid flow, and intake in grazing steers. J. Range Manage. 40(5):404-408.

Adams , D.C. and Short, R.E. 1987. The role of animal nutrition on productivity in a range environment, p. 37-43. In : White, R.S. and Short, R.E. (eds.) Achieving efficient use of rangeland resources, Fort Keogh Res. Symp.

Adams , D.C. 1987. Influence of winter weather on range livestock. Grazing Livestock Nutr. Conf. 6 p.

Cochran, R.C., Adams, D.C., Wallace, J.D. and Galyean, M.L. 1986. Predicting digestibility of different diets with internal markers: evaluation of four potential markers. J. Anim. Sci. 63:l476-l483.

Cochran, R.C., Adams, D.C., Galyean, M.L. and Wallace, J.D. 1986. Estimating particle turnover in the rumen of meal-fed beef steers: procedural evaluations J. Anim. Sci. 63:l469-l475.

Cochran, R.C., Adams, D.C., Currie, P.O. and Knapp, B.W. 1986. Cubed alfalfa or cottonseed meal-barley as supplements for beef cows grazing fall-winter range. J. Range Manage. 39(4):36l-364.

Adams , D.C. , Nelsen, T.C., Reynolds, W.L. and Knapp, B.W. 1986. Winter grazing activity and forage intake of range cows in the Northern Great Plains. J. Anim. Sci. 62:l240-l246.

Adams, D C. 1986. Getting the most out of grain supplements. Rangelands 8(1):27-28.

Cochran, R.C., Adams, D.C., Galyean, M.L. and Wallace, J.D. 1985. Effect of site of sampling, intraruminal mixing and mathematical model on estimates of ruminal particulate passage in beef steers grazing crested wheatgrass. West. Sec. Am. Soc. Anim. Sci. Proc. 36:504-507.

Adams, D C. 1985. Supplemental feeding strategies for beef cattle, p. - . In : Proc., The Range Beef Cow Symp. IX, Chadron, NE.

Adams , D.C. 1985. Effect of time of supplementation on performance, forage intake and grazing behavior of yearling beef steers grazing Russian wild ryegrass in the fall. J. Anim. Sci. 61:1037-1042.

Adams , D.C. and Kartchner, R.J. 1984. Effect of level of forage intake on rumen ammonia, pH, liquid volume and liquid dilution rate in beef cattle. J. Anim. Sci. 58:708-713.

Kartchner, R.J. and Adams, D.C. 1983. An improved method for attaching the esophageal fistula bag. J. Range Manage. 36:405-406.

Adams , D.C. and Kartchner, R.J. 1983. Effects of time of supplementation on daily gain, forage intake and behavior of yearling steers grazing fall range. West. Sec. Am. Soc. Anim. Sci. Proc. 34:158-160.

Kartchner, R.J. and Adams, D.C. 1982. Effects of daily and alternate day feeding of grain supplments to cows grazing fall- winter range. Proc. West Sec. Am. Soc. Anim. Sci. 33:308.

Newman, C.W. and Elliott, D.O. 1981. A probiotic mixture of fermentation products as a replacement for soybean meal in pig diets. West. Sec. Am. Soc. Anim. Sci. Proc. 32:436-439.

Kartchner, R.J. and Theurer, B. 1981. Comparison of hydrolysis methods used in feed, digesta, and fecal starch analysis Agric. Food Chem. 29:8-11.

Kartchner, R.J., Rittenhouse, L.R. and Raleigh, R.J. 1979. Forage and animal management implications of spring and fall calving. J. Anim. Sci. 48:425-429.

Kartchner, R.J. and Rittenhouse, L.R. 1979. A feces-urine seperator for making total fecal collections from the female bovine. J. Range Manage. 32:404-405.

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Kartchner, R.J. and Carr, J.B. 1978. Effects of protein supplementation on quantity and quality of forage consumed by cattle. West. Sec. Am. Soc. Anim. Sci. Proc. 29:224-227.

Varner, L.W., Bellows, R.A. and Christensen, D.S. 1977. A management system for wintering replacement heifers. J. Anim. Sci. 44:l65-l7l.

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Varner, L.W. 1974. Supplementing diets of beef cows with methionine hydroxy analog. Proc., MontanaNutr. Conf., Montana State Univ., Bozeman.

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