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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 for young beef cows. Journal of Animal Science doi 10:2527/jas.2007-0023.

Roberts, A.J., Paisley, S.I., Geary, T.W., Grings, E.E., Waterman, R.C., MacNeil, M.D. 2007. Effects of restricted feeding of beef heifers during the postweaning period on growth, efficiency and ultrasound carcass characteristics. Journal of Animal Science doi 10:2527/jas.2007-0141.

Waterman, R.C., Loest, C.A., Bryant, W.D., and M.K. Peterson. 2007. Supplemental methionine and urea for gestating beef cows consuming low quality forage diets. J. Anim. Sci. 85:731-736.

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. 

Waterman, R.C., Geary, T.W., Paterson, J.A., Ansotegui, R.P., Lipsey, R.J. 2006. Performance of early weaned (~ 80 d) vs normal weaned (~ 215 day) calves in the Northern Great Plains. Journal of Animal Science Supplement 84(Suppl. 2):56.

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.

Geary, T.W., Waterman, R.C., Paterson, J.A., Ansotegui, R.P., Lipsey, R.J. 2006. Performance of early weaned (~80 d) vs normal weaned (~215 d) cows in the Northern Great Plains. Western Section of Animal Science Proceedings 57:99-102.

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.

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. Journal of Animal Science Supplement 84(Suppl. 2):139.

Waterman, R.C. 2006. Early weaning: an alternative management strategy! Montana State University Beef Newsletter, Beef Q&A 11(5):8-11.

Richardson, K.D., Silva, J.B., Waterman, R.C., Kelly, W.L., Reil, M.S., Ivey, S.L. 2006. Comparative effects of leafy spurge on rumen bacterial ecology of the bovine and ovine.. American Society for Microbiology Abstract #N-213.

Waterman, R.C., Sawyer, J.E., Mathis, C.P., Hawkins, D.E., Donart, G.B., Petersen, M.K. 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 84:433-446.

Vermeire, L.T., Geary, T.W., Grings, E.E., Haferkamp, M.R., Heitschmidt, R.K., MacNeil, M.D., Rinella, M.J., Alexander, L.J., Roberts, A.J., Waterman, R.C., Branson, D.H. 2005. 2005 research update. Research Update for Fort Keogh Livestock and Range Research Laboratory. 57 pgs.

Waterman, R.C., Grings, E.E., Geary, T.W., Roberts, A.J., Alexander, L.J., MacNeil, M.D. 2005. Does dietary intake influence nutrient utilization in developing heifers? 2005 Research Update for Fort Keogh Livestock and Range Research Laboratory p. 29-30.

Geary, T.W., Ansotegui, R.P., Roberts, A.J., Waterman, R.C., Macneil, M.D., Grings, E.E., Thompson, B.D., Lipsey, R.J. 2005. Effects of flunixin meglumine on pregnancy establishment in beef cattle. Western Section of Animal Science Proceedings. 56:309-311.

Grings, E.E., Waterman, R.C. 2005. Inoculum source effects on in vitro gas production of forages. American Society of Animal Science 83(Suppl 1):148.

Waterman, R.C. 2004. A new concept in range cow supplement formulation. Montana State University Beef Newsletter 9(3):6-7.

Endecott, R.L, D.L. Dunlap, R.C. Waterman, A.C. Fitzgerald, V.A. Munn, C.A. Löest, D.E. Hawkins, K.K. Kane, F. Valdez, and M.K. Petersen.  2003.  Increasing glucose precursors in range supplements fed to young postpartum beef cows. Livestock Research Briefs and Cattle Growers Short Course. 

Endecott, R.L, D.L. Dunlap, R.C. Waterman, A.C. Fitzgerald, V.A. Munn, K.L. Shirley, S.H. Cox, J.A. Hartung, C.A. Löest, and M.K. Petersen.  2003. Range Cows respond to nutrients differently depending on season. Livestock Research Briefs and Cattle Growers Short Course. 

Endecott, R.L., D.L. Dunlap, R.C. Waterman, A.C. Fitzgerald, V.A. Munn, K.L. Shirley, S.H. Cox, J.A. Hartung, C.A. Löest, and M.K.Petersen.  2003.  Glucose half-life decreased in young postpartum range cows from spring to summer.  Proc. West. Sec. Am. Soc. Anim. Sci. 54:27-29.

Endecott, R.L., D.L. Dunlap, R.C. Waterman, A.C. Fitzgerald, V.A. Munn, C.A. Löest D.E. Hawkins, K.K. Kane, F. Valdez, and M.K.Petersen.  2003.  Increasing glucogenic precursors in range supplements fed to young postpartum beef cows.  Proc. West. Sec. Am. Soc. Anim. Sci. 54:358-365. 

Endecott, R.L., D.L. Dunlap, R.C. Waterman, A.C. Fitzgerald, V.A. Munn, K.L. Shirley, S.H. Cox, J.A. Hartung, C.A. Löest, and M.K.Petersen.  2003.  Glucose half-life decreased in young postpartum range cows from spring to summer.  J. Anim. Sci.. 81(Suppl. 1): 12. 

Endecott, R.L., D.L. Dunlap, R.C. Waterman, A.C. Fitzgerald, V.A. Munn, C.A. Löest D.E. Hawkins, K.K. Kane, F. Valdez, and M.K. Petersen. 2003.  Increasing glucogenic precursors in range supplements fed to young postpartum beef cows.  J. Anim. Sci.. 81(Suppl. 1): 212. 

Mathis, C.P., J.E. Sawyer, R. Waterman, and C.A. Löest.  2003. Urea in Range Cattle Supplements. Cow-Calf Management Guide and Cattle Producers' Library.  CL-322:1-5. 

Mathis, C.P., J.E. Sawyer, and R.C. Waterman.  2003.  Urea in range cattle supplements.  Cir. 583.   Cooperative Extension Service New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM. 

Waterman, R.C.  Supplementation of limiting nutrients improves nutrient utilization in young range beef cows.  New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM.  115 pp. 2003.  (Dissertation) 

Waterman, R.C., W.D. Bryant, C.A. Löest, and M.K. Petersen.  2003.  Methionine improves nitrogen retention of young gestating beef cows consuming low quality forages.  Proc. West. Sec. Am. Soc. Anim. Sci. 54:400-404. 

Waterman, R.C., W.D. Bryant, C.A. Löest, and M.K. Petersen.  2003.  Methionine improves nitrogen retention of young gestating beef cows consuming low quality forages.  J. Anim. Sci.. 81(Suppl. 1): 122. 

Waterman, R.C., W.D. Bryant, C.A. Löest, and M.K. Petersen.  2003.  Supplemental bypass methionine in range supplements increases the efficiency of nitrogen usage by young gestating beef cows. Livestock Research Briefs and Cattle Growers Short Course. 

Munn, V.A., C.A. Löest, C.P. Mathis, M.K. Petersen, R.L. Endecott, T. Powers, and R.C. Waterman.  2002.  Effects of enzyme feed additive on ruminal degradability of mature forages in vitro. Proc. West. Sec. Am. Soc. Anim. Sci. 53:658-659. 

Munn, V.A., C.A. Löest, C.P. Mathis, M.K. Petersen, R.L. Endecott, T. Powers, and R.C. Waterman.  2002.  Effects of fibrolytic enzymes on ruminal degradability of mature forages in vitro. J. Anim. Sci. 80(Suppl. 2): 142. 

Waterman, R.C., C. Mathis, J. Sawyer, D.E Hawkins, and M. K. Petersen, 2002.  A new concept in range cow supplementation formulation.  Livestock Research Briefs and Cattle Growers Short Course. 

Waterman, R.C., J.E. Sawyer, F. Valdez, J. Horton, and M.K. Petersen.  2002.  Insulin responsiveness improved as glucogenic potential increased in protein supplements fed to young post-partum range cows. J. Anim. Sci. 80 (Suppl. 1): 48-49.  

Waterman, R.C., J.E. Sawyer, F. Valdez, J. Horton, and M.K. Petersen.  2002.  Insulin responsiveness improved as glucogenic potential increased in protein supplements fed to young post-partum range cows. J. Anim. Sci. 80 (Suppl. 1): 48-49.  

Waterman, R.C., L.A. Stalker, W.D. Bryant, J.E. Sawyer, D.E. Hawkins, E.E. Parker, S.H. Cox, J.A. Hartung,  F. Valdez, J. Horton, and M.K. Petersen.  2002.  Increasing glucogenic precursors in range supplements fed to young postpartum beef cows shortens postpartum interval. Proc. West. Sec. Am. Soc. Anim. Sci. 53:58-63. 

Waterman, R.C.,  L.A. Stalker, W.D. Bryant, J.E. Sawyer, D.E. Hawkins, E.E. Parker, S.H. Cox, J.A. Hartung, F. Valdez, J. Horton, and M.K. Petersen.  2002.  Production responses to range supplements with increasing concentrations of glucogenic precursors fed to young postpartum beef cows.  J. Anim. Sci. 80(Suppl. 2): 115. 

Waterman, R.C.,  L.A. Stalker, W.D. Bryant, J.E. Sawyer, D.E. Hawkins, E.E. Parker, S.H. Cox, J.A. Hartung, F. Valdez, J. Horton, and M.K. Petersen.  2002.  Production responses to range supplements with increasing concentrations of glucogenic precursors fed to young postpartum beef cows.  J. Anim. Sci. 80(Suppl. 2): 115. 

Waterman, R.C., L. Canales, R.L. Ashley, J.E. Sawyer, J.B. Taylor, G.D. Pulsipher, N.H. Wells, C.P. Mathis, D.E. Hawkins, G.B. Donart, E.E. Parker, S.H. Cox, J.A Hartung, J. Horton and M.K. Petersen. 2001. Responses to range supplements differing in glucogenic potential with or without propionate salt to young postpartum beef cows. Proc. West. Sec. Am. Soc. Anim. Sci. 52:181-185. 

Waterman, R.C., L. Canales, R.L. Ashley, J.E. Sawyer, J.B. Taylor, G.D. Pulsipher, N.H. Wells, C.P. Mathis, D.E. Hawkins, G.B. Donart, E.E. Parker, S.H. Cox, J.A Hartung, J. Horton and M.K. Petersen. 2001. Responses to range supplements differing in glucogenic potential with or without propionate salt to young postpartum beef cows. Proc. West. Sec. Am. Soc. Anim. Sci. 52:181-185. 

Waterman, R.C., L. Canales, R.L. Ashley, J.E. Sawyer, J.B. Taylor, G.D. Pulsipher, N.H. Wells, C.P. Mathis, D.E. Hawkins, G.B. Donart, E.E. Parker, S.H. Cox, J.A. Hartung, J. Horton and M.K. Petersen.  2001.  Responses to range supplements differing in glucogenic potential with or without propionate salt to young postpartum beef cows.  J. Anim. Sci. 79(Suppl. 2): 118. 

Waterman, R.C., L.A. Stalker, L.A. Balstad, and M.K. Petersen. 2001.  Effect of protein source differing in rumen degradability and calcium propionate content on in vitro gas production. Proc. West. Sec. Am. Soc. Anim. Sci. 52:234-235. 

Waterman, R.C., L.A. Stalker, L.A. Balstad, and M.K. Petersen. 2001.  Effect of protein source differing in rumen degradability and calcium propionate content on in vitro gas production.  J. Anim. Sci. 79(Suppl. 2):  115. 

Hawkins, D.E., M.K. Petersen, M.G. Thomas, J.E. Sawyer, and R.C.  Waterman. 2000.  Can the beef heifer and young postpartum cow be physiologically and nutritionally manipulated to optimize reproductive efficiency?  Proc. Am. Soc. Anim. Sci., 1999.  Available:  http://www.asas.org/jas/symposia/proceedings/0928.pdf 

Petersen, M.K., J. E. Sawyer, D.E. Hawkins, and R.C. Waterman2000. Development of the first calf heifer. Livestock Research Briefs and Cattle Growers Short Course. 

Sawyer, J.E., C.C. Rasor, R.C. Waterman, and M. K. Petersen.  2000.  Relative efficiency of 40 or 160 g of moderate or high undegradable intake protein supplements with low quality forage diets.  J. Anim. Sci. 78(Suppl. 1): 254. 

Sawyer, J.E., G.D. Pulsipher, R.C. Waterman, E.E. Parker, S. Cox, and M.K. Petersen.  2000.  Changing the ratio and amount of bypass protein fed to young range cows changes the efficiency of supplement utilization. Livestock Research Briefs and Cattle Growers Short Course. 

Sawyer, J.E., C.C. Rasor, R.C. Waterman, and M.K. Petersen.  2000.  Relative efficiency of 40 or 160 g of moderate or high UIP supplemental protein with low quality forage.  Livestock Research Briefs and Cattle Growers Short Course. 

Sawyer, J.E., G.D. Pulsipher, R.C. Waterman, D.E. Hawkins, E.E. Parker, S. Cox, and M.K. Petersen.  2000.  Altering the ratio and amount of undegradable intake protein in range supplements influences nutrient partitioning in young postpartum cows. Proc. West. Sec. Am. Soc. Anim. Sci. 51:308-313. 

Sawyer, J.E., G.D. Pulsipher, R.C. Waterman, D.E. Hawkins, E.E. Parker, S. Cox, and M.K. Petersen.  2000.  Altering the ratio and amount of undegradable intake protein in range supplements influences nutrient partitioning in young postpartum cows. J. Anim. Sci. 78(Suppl. 2): 103. 

Waterman, R.C.  Evaluation of nutritional limitations restricting production of young livestock throughout New MexicoNew Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM.  131 pp. 2000.  (Thesis) 

Waterman, R.C., J.E. Sawyer, G.D. Pulsipher, K.K. Kane, D.E. Hawkins, J. Horton, and M.K. Petersen.  2000.  Developing replacement heifers grazing winter range:  Forage nutrients and responses to supplementation.  J. Anim. Sci. 78(Suppl. 2): 98. 

Waterman, R.C., J.E. Sawyer, G.D. Pulsipher, K.K. Kane, D.E. Hawkins, J. Horton, and M.K. Petersen.  2000.  Developing replacement heifers grazing winter range: Forage nutrients and responses to supplementation.  Livestock Research Briefs and Cattle Growers Short Course. 

Waterman, R.C., J.E. Sawyer, G.D. Pulsipher, K.K. Kane, E.E. Parker, S. Cox, and M.K. Petersen.  2000.  Developing replacement heifers grazing winter range:  Forage nutrients and responses to supplementation. Proc. West. Sec. Am. Soc. Anim. Sci. 51:38-42. 

Burgwald-Balstad, L.A., C.R. Krehbiel, G.D. Pulsipher, M.K. Petersen, K.K. Kane, D.E. Hawkins, M.G. Thomas, B.M. Capitan, S.A. Soto-Navarro, J.E. Sawyer, and R.C. Waterman.  1999.  Effects of increasing undegradable intake protein on visceral organ mass, digesta pH, and      enzyme activity in heifers fed sudangrass hay.  Proc. West. Sec. Am. Soc. Anim. Sci. 50:250-252. 

Burgwald-Balstad, L.A., C.R. Krehbiel, G.D. Pulsipher, M.K. Petersen, K.K. Kane, D.E. Hawkins, M.G. Thomas, B.M. Capitan, S.A. Soto-Navarro, J.E. Sawyer, and R.C.Waterman.  1999.  Effects of increasing undegradable intake protein on visceral organ mass, digesta pH, and enzyme activity in heifers fed sudangrass hay.  J. Anim. Sci. 77(Suppl. 1):102. 

Burgwald-Balstad, L.A., C.R. Krehbiel, G.D. Pulsipher, M.K. Petersen, K.K. Kane, D.E. Hawkins, M.G. Thomas, B.M. Capitan, S.A. Soto-Navarro, J.E. Sawyer, and R.C.Waterman.  1999.  The influence of increasing undegradable intake protein on visceral organ mass, digesta pH, and enzyme activity in heifers fed sudangrass hay.  Livestock Research Briefs and Cattle Growers Short Course. 

Dean, T.L., J.E. Sawyer, R.C. Waterman, G.B. Donart, M.K. Petersen, and E.E. Parker.  1999.  Influences of season and grazing management of forage quality and yearling steer gain. Livestock Research Briefs and Cattle Growers Short Course. 

Dean, T.L., R.C. Waterman, J.E. Sawyer, M.K. Petersen, and G.B. Donart. 1999.  Effectiveness of loose zinc sulfate supplementation on average daily gain of stocker cattle grazing native range. J. Anim. Sci. 77(Suppl. 1):110. 

Dean, T.L., R.C. Waterman, J.E. Sawyer, M.K. Petersen, and G.B. Donart.  1999.  Effectiveness of loose zinc sulfate supplementation on average daily gain of stocker cattle grazing native  range. Proc. West. Sec. Am. Soc. Anim. Sci. 50:176-179. 

Petersen, M.K., C.R. Krehbiel, J.E. Sawyer, and R.C. Waterman1999.  Designing protein supplements.  J. Anim. Sci. 77(Suppl. 1):125.

Sawyer, J.E., R.C. Waterman, K.K. Kane, and M.K. Petersen.  1999.  Delaying postpartum supplementation changes the pattern of cow weight loss without affecting total weight loss of calf performance. J. Anim. Sci. 77(Suppl. 1): 107. 

Sawyer, J.E., R.C. Waterman, K.K. Kane, D.E. Hawkins, and M.K. Petersen.  1999.  Delaying postpartum supplementation changes the pattern of cow weight loss without affecting total weight loss or calf performance. Proc. West. Sec. Am. Soc. Anim. Sci. 50:107-110. 

Strickland, J., M. Petersen, J. Taylor, and R. Waterman.  1999Northern New Mexico Cattle Health Study: Preliminary Report. Livestock Research Briefs and Cattle Growers Short Course. 

Strickland, J.R., J.B. Taylor, M.K. Petersen, D.A. Walker, H.B. Melloy-Encinias, J.E. Sawyer, R.C. Waterman, and J.E. Harmon.  1999.  Lymphoblastogenic responses of New Mexico range calves. Proc. West. Sec. Am. Soc. Anim. Sci. 50:122-126. 

Strickland, J.R., J.B. Taylor, M.K. Petersen, D.A. Walker, H.B. Melloy-Encinias, J.E. Sawyer, R.C. Waterman, and J.E. Harmon.  1999.  Lymphoblastogenic responses of New Mexico range calves. J. Anim.Sci. 77 (Suppl. 1): 105. 

Waterman, R.C., J.B. Taylor, J.E. Sawyer, L.A. Balstad, D. Bradden, J.R. Strickland, and M.K. Petersen. 1999.  Evaluation of liver copper and zinc concentrations in southwestern calves.  J. Anim. Sci. 77 (Suppl. 1): 104. 

Waterman, R.C., J.E. Sawyer, T.L. Dean, J.B. Taylor, L.A. Balstad, D. Bradden,   G.B. Donart, J.R. Strickland, and M.K. Petersen.  1999.  Evaluation of a biopsy procedure for collection of liver samples. Proc. West. Sec. Am. Soc. Anim. Sci. 50:119-121. 

Waterman, R.C., J.E. Sawyer, T.L. Dean, J.B. Taylor, L.A. Balstad, D. Bradden, G.B. Donart, J.R. Strickland, and M.K. Petersen.  1999.  Evaluation of a biopsy procedure for collection of  liver samples. J. Anim. Sci. 77 (Suppl. 1): 243.

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