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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Kristin Eteinne Hales
Nutrition and Environmental Management Research
Research Animal Scientist

Phone: (402) 762-4207
Fax: (402) 762-4209
U.S. MEAT ANIMAL RESEARCH CENTER
STATE SPUR 18D
CLAY CENTER, NE, 68933--016

Projects
IMPROVED NUTRIENT EFFICIENCY OF BEEF CATTLE AND SWINE
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 422392

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Effects of feeding dry-rolled corn-based diets with and without wet distillers grains with solubles and zilpaterol hydrochloride on performance characteristics, and heat stress in finishing beef steers - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-Jul-14)
Association of plasma ghrelin concentrations with feed intake in beef cattle - (Abstract Only)
Foote, A.P., Hales, K.E., Lents, C.A., Freetly, H.C. 2014. Association of plasma ghrelin concentrations with feed intake in beef cattle [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. 92(E-Supplement 2):361.
Effects of dietary glycerin inclusion at 0, 5, 10, and 15% of dry matter on energy metabolism and nutrient balance in finishing beef steers - (Abstract Only)
Hales, K.E., Foote, A.P., Brown Brandl, T.M., Freetly, H.C. 2014. Effects of dietary glycerin inclusion at 0, 5, 10, and 15% of dry matter on energy metabolism and nutrient balance in finishing beef steers [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. 92(E-Supplement 2):296-297.
Phosphorus and calcium retention in serially harvested cattle - (Abstract Only) - (18-Mar-14)
Phospohorus and calcium retention in serially harvested cattle - (Abstract Only)
Watson, A.K., Mcevers, T.J., Mccurdy, M.P., Herson, M.J., Walter, L.J., May, N.D., Reed, J.A., Cole, N.A., Hales Paxton, K.E., Horn, G.W., Hutcheson, J.P., Krehbiel, C.R., Lawrence, T.E., Macdonald, J.C., Erickson, G.E. 2014. Phospohorus and calcium retention in serially harvested cattle. 2014 Plains Nutrition Council Spring Conference, San Antonio, Texas. 2014-9:167-168.
Greenhouse gas emissions from cattle systems: factors affecting emissions and mitigation strategies - (Abstract Only)
Cole, N.A., Todd, R.W., Waldrip, H., Hales Paxton, K.E. 2014. Greenhouse gas emissions from cattle systems: factors affecting emissions and mitigation strategies. Alberta Institute of Agrologists Annual Conference, April 1-3,2014, Banff, Canada. 1;6636.
Feed management for beef feedlots to reduce air emissions - (Other) - (22-Jan-14)
Effects of decreased dietary roughage concentration on energy metabolism and nutrient balance in finishing beef cattle Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hales, K.E., Brown Brandl, T.M., Freetly, H.C. 2014. Effects of decreased dietary roughage concentration on energy metabolism and nutrient balance in finishing beef cattle. Journal of Animal Science. 92(1):264-271.
Effects of glycerin on receiving performance and health status of beef steers and nutrient digestibility and rumen fermentation characteristics of growing steers Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hales, K.E., Kraich, K.J., Bondurant, R.G., Meyer, B.E., Luebbe, M.K., Brown, M.S., Cole, N.A., MacDonald, J.C. 2013. Effects of glycerin on receiving performance and health status of beef steers and nutrient digestibility and rumen fermentation characteristics of growing steers. Journal of Animal Science. 91(9):4277-4289.
Effects of crude glycerin in steam-flaked corn-based diets fed to growing feedlot cattle Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hales, K.E., Bondurant, R.G., Luebbe, M.K., Cole, N.A., MacDonald, J.C. 2013. Effects of crude glycerin in steam-flaked corn-based diets fed to growing feedlot cattle. Journal of Animal Science. 91(8):3875-3880.
Feedlot research at the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center - (Literature Review)
Freetly, H.C., Hales Paxton, K.E. 2013. Feedlot research at the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center. In: Proceeding of the 2013 Plains Nutrition Council Spring Conference, April 18-19, 2013, San Antonio, Texas. p. 102-107.
Effects of roughage concentration in dry-rolled corn-based diets containing wet distillers grains with solubles on performance and carcass characteristics of finishing beef steers Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hales, K.E., Freetly, H.C., Shackelford, S.D., King, D.A. 2013. Effects of roughage concentration in dry-rolled corn-based diets containing wet distillers grains with solubles on performance and carcass characteristics of finishing beef steers. Journal of Animal Science. 91(7):3315-3321.
Effects of corn processing method and dietary inclusion of corn wet distillers grains with solubles (WDGS) on nutrient metabolism and enteric gas production in finishing steers - (Abstract Only)
Jaderborg, J.P., Crawford, G.I., DiCostanzo, A., Spiehs, M.J., Hales, K.E. 2013. Effects of corn processing method and dietary inclusion of corn wet distillers grains with solubles (WDGS) on nutrient metabolism and enteric gas production in finishing steers [Abstract]. In: Proceeding of Plains Nutrition Council Spring Conference, April 18-19, 2013, San Antonio, Texas. p. 135.
Nutrient management and environmental and societal issues affecting sustainability of feedlot finishing systems - (Abstract Only)
Cole, N.A., Todd, R.W., Waldrip, H., Hales Paxton, K.E., Macdonald, J.C. 2013. Nutrient management and environmental and societal issues affecting sustainability of feedlot finishing systems. American Society of Animal Science meeting, Indianapolis, Indiana, July 9-13, 2013. Journal of Animal Science, 91:E-Supplement 2.
Ruminal and adipose gene expression in beef steers selected for diverse feed intake and gain phenotypes - (Abstract Only)
Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Rempel, L.A., Hales, K.E., Oliver, W.T., Freetly, H.C., Kuehn, L.A. 2013. Ruminal and adipose gene expression in beef steers selected for diverse feed intake and gain phenotypes [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. 91(E-Supplement 2):629.
Ruminal methanogens in steers that are negative or positive for residual gain - (Abstract Only)
Freetly, H., Wells, J., Kim, M., Hales, K., Lindholm-Perry, A. 2013. Ruminal methanogens in steers that are negative or positive for residual gain [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. 91(E-Supplement 2):437.
Effects of corn processing method and dietary inclusion of wet distillers grains with solubles on enteric methane emissions of finishing cattle. - (Abstract Only)
Cole, N.A., Hales Paxton, K.E., Todd, R.W., Macdonald, J.C. 2013. Effects of corn processing method and dietary inclusion of wet distillers grains with solubles on enteric methane emissions of finishing cattle. 2013 Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center Conference, Waste to Worth. 1:18.
Environmental impact of new feeding choices in the feedlot industry - (Abstract Only)
Hales, K.E. 2013. Environmental impact of new feeding choices in the feedlot industry [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. 91(Supplement 2):33. Abstract No. O102.
Effects of corn processing method and dietary inclusion of corn wet distillers grains with solubles (WDGS) on nutrient metabolism and enteric gas production in finishing steers - (Abstract Only)
Jaderborg, J., Crawford, G.I., DiCostanzo, A., Spiehs, M.J., Hales, K.E. 2013. Effects of corn processing method and dietary inclusion of corn wet distillers grains with solubles (WDGS) on nutrient metabolism and enteric gas production in finishing steers [Abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 91(Suppl. 2):53. Abstract #0154.
The carbon-footprint of cattle feeding: A North American perspective - (Proceedings)
Cole, N.A., Todd, R.W., Hales Paxton, K.E. 2012. The carbon-footprint of cattle feeding: A North American perspective. American Society of Animal Science Proceedings. 01;28.
Effects of increasing concentrations of wet distillers grains with solubles in steam-flaked corn-based diets of energy metabolism, carbon-nitrogen balance, and methane emissions of cattle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hales, K.E., Cole, N.A., MacDonald, J.C. 2013. Effects of increasing concentrations of wet distillers grains with solubles in steam-flaked, corn-based diets of energy metabolism, carbon-nitrogen balance, and methane emissions of cattle. Journal of Animal Science. 91:819-828.
Reducing odorous VOC emissions from swine manure using soybean peroxidase and peroxides - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Parker, D.B., Cai, L., Kim, K., Hales, K.E., Spiehs, M.J., Woodbury, B.L., Atkin, A.L., Nickerson, K.W., Patefield, K.D. 2012. Reducing odorous VOC emissions from swine manure using soybean peroxidase and peroxides. Bioresource Technology. 124:95-104.
Potential odorous volatile organic compound emissions from feces and urine from cattle fed corn-based diets with wet distillers grains and solubles - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hales, K.E., Parker, D.B., Cole, N.A. 2012. Potential odorous volatile organic compound emissions from feces and urine from cattle fed corn-based diets with wet distillers grains and solubles. Atmospheric Environment. 60:292-297.
Nutritional management of feedlot cattle to optimize performance and minimize environmental impact - (Proceedings)
Cole, N.A., Hales, K.E., Todd, R.W., Parker, D.B., Brown, M.S., Macdonald, J.C. 2012. Nutritional management of feedlot cattle to optimize performance and minimize environmental impact. 4th International Symposium of Beef Cattle Production, July 7-10,2012, Viscosa, Brazil. p.1-49.
Effects of corn processing method and dietary inclusion of corn wet distillers grains with solubles on odor and gas production in cattle manure - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hales, K.E., Cole, N.A., Varel, V.H. 2012. Effects of corn processing method and dietary inclusion of corn wet distillers grains with solubles on odor and gas production in cattle manure. Journal of Animal Science. 90:3988-4000.
Rumen and cecum methane emissions between steers that are either negative or positive for residual gain - (Abstract Only)
Freetly, H.C., Hales, K.E., Wells, J. 2012. Rumen and cecum methane emissions between steers that are either negative or positive for residual gain [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 90(Suppl. 3):478.
Effects of roughage concentration in dry-rolled corn-based diets containing wet distillers grains with solubles on performance and carcass characteristics of finishing beef steers - (Abstract Only)
Hales, K.E., Freetly, H.C. 2012. Effects of roughage concentration in dry-rolled corn-based diets containing wet distillers grains with solubles on performance and carcass characteristics of finishing beef steers [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 90(Suppl. 3):432.
Use of crude glycerin in steam-flaked corn-based growing diets - (Abstract Only)
Bondurant, R.G., Luebbe, M.K., Hales, K.E., Cole, N.A., Macdonald, J.C. 2012. Use of crude glycerin in steam-flaked corn-based growing diets. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. 90: 45-46.
Dietary management to decrease methane emissions from beef feedlots - (Government Publication)
Cole, N.A., Todd, R.W., Hales, K.E. 2012. Dietary management to decrease methane emissions from beef feedlots. Available:www.ars.usdagov/SP2UserFiles/Program/212.
Research Update: The USDA-ARS-Conservation and Production Research Laboratory, Bushland, Texas - (Proceedings)
Cole, N.A., Hales, K.E., Todd, R.W. 2011. Research Update: The USDA-ARS-Conservation and Production Research Laboratory, Bushland, Texas. In: Proceeding of 2011 Plains Nutrition Council Spring Conference, April 14-15, 2011, San Antonio, Texas. p. 64-72.
Effects of corn processing method and dietary inclusion of wet distiller's grains with solubles on energy metabolism, carbon-nitrogen balance, and methane emissions of cattle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hales, K.E., Cole, N.A., MacdDnald, J.C. 2012. Effects of corn processing method and dietary inclusion of wet distiller's grains with solubles on energy metabolism, carbon-nitrogen balance, and methane emissions of cattle. Journal of Animal Science. 90:3174-3185.
Effects of corn processing method and dietary inclusion of wet distiller's grain with solubles on carbon-nitrogen balance of finishing cattle - (Abstract Only)
Hales, K.E., Cole, N.A., MacDonald, J.C. 2011. Effects of corn processing method and dietary inclusion of wet distiller's grain with solubles on carbon-nitrogen balance of finishing cattle [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 89(E-Suppl 1):196.
Effects of corn processing method and dietary inclusion of wet distiller's grain with solubles on energy metabolism and enteric methane emissions of finishing cattle - (Abstract Only)
Hales, K.E., Cole, N.A., MacDonald, J.C. 2011. Effects of corn processing method and dietary inclusion of wet distiller's grain with solubles on energy metabolism and enteric methane emissions of finishing cattle [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 89(E-Suppl 1):196.
Use of technology and implications for the environment - (Proceedings)
MacDonald, J.C., Cole, N.A., Hales, K.E. 2011. Use of technology and implications for the environment. In: Proceedings of the Southwest Beef Symposium, January 18-19, 2011, Amarillo, Texas. Available: http://swbs.nmsu.edu/documents/macdonald-management-technologies.pdf
Use of technology and implications for the environment - (Proceedings)
MacDonald, J.C., Cole, N.A., Hales, K.E. 2010. Use of technology and implications for the environment. In: Proceedings of the Husker Beef Nutrition Conference, November 12, 2010, Lincoln, Nebraska. 88 p.
Performance of finishing beef steers in response to anabolic implant and zilpaterol hydrochloride supplementation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Parr, S.L., Chung, K.Y., Galyean, M.L., Hutcheson, J.P., Dilorenzo, N., Hales, K.E., May, M.L., Quinn, M.J., Smith, D.R., Johnson, B.J. 2011. Performance of finishing beef steers in response to anabolic implant and zilpaterol hydrochloride supplementation. Journal of Animal Science. 89:560-570.
Nutrient concentrations and proportions in particle size fractions of corn steam flaked to different bulk densities - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hales, K.E., Cole, N.A., Galyean, M.L., Leytem, A.B. 2010. Nutrient concentrations and proportions in particle size fractions of corn steam flaked to different bulk densities. Professional Animal Scientist. 26(5):511-519.
Corn or sorghum wet distiller's grains with solubles in combination with steam-flaked corn: Feedlot cattle performance, carcass characteristics, and apparent total tract digestibility - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
May, M.L., DeClerck, J.C., Quinn, M.J., DiLorenzo, N., Leibovich, J., Smith, D.R., Hales, K.E., Galyean, M.L. 2010. Corn or sorghum wet distiller's grains with solubles in combination with steam-flaked corn: Feedlot cattle performance, carcass characteristics, and apparent total tract digestibility. Journal of Animal Science. 88:2433-2443.
Corn or sorghum wet distiller's grains with solubles in combination with steam-flaked corn: In vitro fermentation and hydrogen sulfide production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
May, M.L., DeClerk, J.C., Leibovich, J., Quinn, M., Dilorenzo, N., Smith, D.R., Hales, K.E., Galyean, M.L. 2010. Corn or sorghum wet distiller's grains with solubles in combination with steam-flaked corn: In vitro fermentation and hydrogen sulfide production. Journal of Animal Science. 88:2425-2432.
Performance of finishing beef steers in response to anabolic implant dose and zilpaterol hydrochloride - (Abstract Only)
Parr, S.L., Chung, K.Y., Galyean, M.L., Hutcheson, J.P., Dilorenzo, N., Hales, K.E., May, M.L., Quinn, M.J., Smith, D.R., Johnson, B.J. 2010. Performance of finishing beef steers in response to anabolic implant dose and zilpaterol hydrochloride. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. 88(E-Suppl. 3):131.
Effects of varying bulk densities of steam-flaked corn and dietary roughage concentration on in vitro fermentation, performance, carcass quality, and acid-base balance measurements in finishing steers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hales, K.E., McMeniman, J.P., Leibovich, J., Vasconcelos, J.T., Quinn, M.J., May, M.L., Dilorenzo, N., Smith, D.R., Galyean, M.L. 2010. Effects of varying bulk densities of steam-flaked corn and dietary roughage concentration on in vitro fermentation, performance, carcass quality, and acid-base balance measurements in finishing steers. Journal of Animal Science. 88:1135-1147.
Effects of adding MIN-AD to steam-flaked corn-based diets with or without wet corn distiller's grain plus solubles on performance by beef cattle during receiving and finishing phases - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
May, M.L., Quinn, M.J., Dilorenzo, N., Smith, D.R., Hales, K.E., Simms, D.D., Galyean, M.L. 2009. Effects of adding MIN-AD to steam-flaked corn-based diets with or without wet corn distiller's grain plus solubles on performance by beef cattle during receiving and finishing phases. The Professional Animal Scientist. (25):559-568.
Last Modified: 7/25/2014