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Scott L Branton
Poultry Research
Supervisory Veterinary Medical Officer

Phone: (662) 320-7478
Fax: (662) 320-7589
606 SPRING STREET
MISSISSIPPI STATE, MS, 00000

Projects
Strategies to Control and Prevent Avian Mycoplasmosis
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 422202
Optimizing Heavy Broiler Management and Housing Environment for Sustainable Production
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 423565
Improving Efficiency of Growth and Nutrient Utilization in Heavy Broilers Using Alternative Feed Ingredients
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 423762
MANAGERIAL AND NUTRITIONAL STRATEGIES TO IMPROVE PRODUCTION EFFICIENCY OF HEAVY BROILER CHICKENS
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 414763
Physiological Effects of F-Strain Mycoplasma Gallisepticum (MG) in Laying Hens Vaccinated with MG Bacterin in Combination with Live TS-11 MG
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 417986
Management and Nutrition Strategies for Sustainable Production of Heavy Broiler Chickens
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 422133

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Production characteristics of Hy-Line W36 laying hens hatched from white and tinted eggs - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (07-May-14)
Effects of strain and light intensity on growth performance and carcass characteristics of broilers grown to heavy weights - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Olanrewaju, H.A., Miller, W.W., Maslin, W.R., Collier, S.D., Purswell, J.L., Branton, S.L. 2014. Effects of strain and light intensity on growth performance and carcass characteristics of broilers grown to heavy weights. Poultry Science. 93:1-10.
Effects of live and killed vaccines against Mycoplasma gallisepticum on the performance characteristics of commercial layer chickens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jacob, R., Branton, S.L., Evans, J.D., Leigh, S.A., Peebles, E.D. 2014. Effects of live and killed vaccines against Mycoplasma gallisepticum on the performance characteristics of commercial layer chickens. Poultry Science. 93:1403-1409.
Effects of Mycoplasma gallisepticum vaccination on serum a1-acid glycoprotein concentrations in commercial layer chickens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Peebles, E.D., Jacob, R., Branton, S.L., Gerard, P.D. 2014. Effects of Mycoplasma gallisepticum vaccination on serum a1-acid glycoprotein concentrations in commercial layer chickens. Poultry Science. 93:1396-1402.
Effects of genetic strain and light intensity on blood physiological variables of broilers grown to heavy weights - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Olanrewaju, H.A., Purswell, J.L., Collier, S.D., Branton, S.L. 2014. Effects of genetic strain and light intensity on blood physiological variables of broilers grown to heavy weights. Poultry Science. 93:970-978.
Effects of air velocity on laying hen production from 24 to 27 weeks under simulated evaporatively cooled conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Purswell, J.L., Branton, S.L., Luck, B.D., Davis, J.D. 2013. Effects of air velocity on laying hen production from 24 to 27 weeks under simulated evaporatively cooled conditions. Transactions of the ASABE. 56(6):1503-1508.
Impact of fowlpox-vectored Mycoplasma gallisepticum vaccine Vectormune® FP MG on layer hen egg production and egg quality parameters - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leigh, S.A., Branton, S.L., Evans, J.D., Collier, S.D. 2013. Impact of fowlpox-vectored Mycoplasma gallisepticum vaccine Vectormune® FP MG on layer hen egg production and egg quality parameters. Poultry Science. 92(12):3172-3175.
Spray application of live attenuated F Strain-derived Mycoplasma gallisepticum vaccines - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Evans, J.D., Jacob, R., Leigh, S.A., Collier, S.D., Peebles, E.D., Branton, S.L. 2013. Spray application of live attenuated F Strain-derived Mycoplasma gallisepticum vaccines. Journal of Applied Poultry Research. 22:842-848.
Interactive effects of photoperiod and light intensity on blood physiological and biochemical reactions of broilers grown to heavy weights - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Olanrewaju, H.A., Purswell, J.L., Collier, S.D., Branton, S.L. 2013. Interactive effects of photoperiod and light intensity on blood physiological and biochemical reactions of broilers grown to heavy weights. Poultry Science. 92:1029-1039.
Influence of photoperiod, light intensity, and their interaction on growth performance and carcass characteristics of broilers grown to heavy weights - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Olanrewaju, H.A., Purswell, J.L., Collier, S.D., Branton, S.L. 2012. Influence of photoperiod, light intensity, and their interaction on growth performance and carcass characteristics of broilers grown to heavy weights. International Journal of Poultry Science. 11(12):739-746.
Mycoplasma gallisepticum transmission: Comparison of commercial F-strain vaccine versus layer complex-derived field strains in a tunnel ventilated house - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Purswell, J.L., Evans, J.D., Leigh, S.A., Collier, S.D., Olanrewaju, H.A., Kim, E.J., Pharr, G.T., Peebles, E.D., Branton, S.L. 2012. Mycoplasma gallisepticum transmission: Comparison of commercial F-strain vaccine versus layer complex-derived field strains in a tunnel ventilated house. Poultry Science. 91:3072-3079.
Effect of infection route and concurrent infectious bronchitis virus vaccination on Mycoplasma gallisepticum disease pathology in an experimental model - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leigh, S.A., Branton, S.L., Evans, J.D., Collier, S.D. 2012. Effect of infection route and concurrent infectious bronchitis virus vaccination on Mycoplasma gallisepticum disease pathology in an experimental model. Avian Pathology. 41(5):497-503.
A comparative study of live attenuated F strain-derived Mycoplasma gallisepticum vaccines - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Evans, J.D., Leigh, S.A., Purswell, J.L., Jacob, R., Peebles, E.D., Collier, S.D., Branton, S.L. 2012. A comparative study of live attenuated F strain-derived Mycoplasma gallisepticum vaccines. Avian Diseases. 56:396-401.
Mycoplasma gallisepticum: Control by live attenuated vaccines Reprint Icon - (Popular Publication)
Evans, J.D., Branton, S.L. 2012. Mycoplasma gallisepticum: Control by live attenuated vaccines. Lohmann Animal Health Newsletter. 1.
Mycoplasma gallisepticum in the commercial egg-laying hen: an historical perspective considering effects of pathogen strain, age of bird at inoculation, and diet on performance and physiology - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Peebles, E.D., Branton, S.L. 2012. Mycoplasma gallisepticum in the commercial egg-laying hen: an historical perspective considering effects of pathogen strain, age of bird at inoculation, and diet on performance and physiology. Journal of Applied Poultry Research. 212:897-914.
Effect of varying light intensity on growth performance and carcass characteristics of broiler chickens grown to heavy weights - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Olanrewaju, H.A., Purswell, J.L., Collier, S.D., Branton, S.L. 2011. Effect of varying light intensity on growth performance and carcass characteristics of broiler chickens grown to heavy weights. International Journal of Poultry Science. 10(12):921-926.
Influence of environmental temperature and light intensity on growth performance and blood physiological parameters of broilers grown to heavy weight - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Olanrewaju, H.A., Branton, S.L. 2011. Influence of environmental temperature and light intensity on growth performance and blood physiological parameters of broilers grown to heavy weight. Feedinfo News Service. 6:1-4.
Effects of elevated carbon dioxide concentrations on broiler chicken performance from 28 to 49 days - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Purswell, J.L., Davis, J.D., Luck, B.D., Kim, E.J., Olanrewaju, H.A., Kiess, A.S., Branton, S.L. 2011. Effects of elevated carbon dioxide concentrations on broiler chicken performance from 28 to 49 days. International Journal of Poultry Science. 10(8):597-602.
Effect of varying light intensity on blood physiological reactions of broiler chickens grown to heavy weights - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Olanrewaju, H.A., Purswell, J.L., Collier, S.D., Branton, S.L. 2011. Effect of varying light intensity on blood physiological reactions of broiler chickens grown to heavy weights. International Journal of Poultry Science. 11(2):81-87.
Apparent metabolizable energy of crude glycerin originating from different sources in broiler chickens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dozier,III, W.A., Kerr, B.J., Branton, S.L. 2011. Apparent metabolizable energy of crude glycerin originating from different sources in broiler chickens. Poultry Science. 90:2528-2534.
Effect of varying light intensity on welfare indices of broiler chickens grown to heavy weights - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Olanrewaju, H.A., Miller, W.W., Maslin, W.R., Purswell, J.L., Collier, S.D., Branton, S.L. 2011. Effect of varying light intensity on welfare indices of broiler chickens grown to heavy weights. International Journal of Poultry Science. 10(8):590-596.
Serologic response of roosters to gradient dosage levels of a commercially available live F strain-derived Mycoplasma gallisepticum vaccine over time - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Purswell, J.L., Evans, J.D., Branton, S.L. 2011. Serologic response of roosters to gradient dosage levels of a commercially available live F strain-derived Mycoplasma gallisepticum vaccine over time. Avian Diseases. 55(3):490-494.
Serologic response of roosters to gradient dosage levels of a commercially available live F strain-derived Mycoplasma gallisepticum vaccine over time - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Purswell, J.L., Evans, J.D., Branton, S.L. 2011. Serologic response of roosters to gradient dosage levels of a commercially available live F strain-derived Mycoplasma gallisepticum vaccine over time. Avian Diseases. 55(3):490-494.
Analysis of the effect of diluent for rehydration of PoulVac MycoF on vaccination seroconversion results - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leigh, S.A., Branton, S.L., Collier, S.D., Evans, J.D. 2011. Analysis of the effect of diluent for rehydration of PoulVac MycoF on vaccination seroconversion results. International Journal of Poultry Science. 10(5):397-400.
Dietary poultry fat, phytase, and 25-hydroxycholecalciferol influence the digestive and reproductive organ characteristic of commercial...at the onset of lay with F-strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum 1 , 2 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Peebles, E.D., Park, S.W., Branton, S.L., Gerard, P.D., Womack, S.K. 2011. Dietary poultry fat, phytase, and 25-hydroxycholecalciferol influence the digestive and reproductive organ characteristic of commercial layers inoculated before or at the onset of lay with F-strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum. Poultry Science. 90:797-803.
Effects of single and combined Mycoplasma gallisepticums vaccinations on blood electrolytes and acid-base balance in commercial egg-laying hens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Olanrewaju, H.A., Collier, S.D., Branton, S.L. 2011. Effects of single and combined Mycoplasma gallisepticums vaccinations on blood electrolytes and acid-base balance in commercial egg-laying hens. Poultry Science. 90:358-363.
Effect of ambient temperature and light intensity on physiological reactions of heavy broiler chickens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Olanrewaju, H.A., Purswell, J.L., Collier, S.D., Branton, S.L. 2010. Effect of ambient temperature and light intensity on physiological reactions of heavy broiler chickens. Poultry Science. 89:2719-2725.
Eye surface area and dosage rates for spray vaccination - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Purswell, J.L., Mayer, J.J., Evans, J.D., Branton, S.L., Davis, J.D. 2010. Eye surface area and dosage rates for spray vaccination. Avian Diseases. 54(4):1310-1315.
Influence of eye surface area on spray vaccination dosage rates - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Purswell, J.L., Mayer, J.J., Evans, J.D., Branton, S.L., Davis, J.D. 2010. Eye surface area and dosage rates for spray vaccination. Avian Diseases. 54(4):1310-1315.
Effect of Ambient Temperature and Light Intensity on Growth Performance and Carcass Characteristics of Heavy Broiler Chickens at 56 days of age - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Olanrewaju, H.A., Purswell, J.L., Collier, S.D., Branton, S.L. 2010. Effect of Ambient Temperature and Light Intensity on Growth Performance and Carcass Characteristics of Heavy Broiler Chickens at 56 days of age. International Journal of Poultry Science. 9(8):720-725.
Influence of supplemental dietary poultry fat, phytase, and 25-hydroxycholecalciferol on the egg characteristics of commercial layers inoculated before or at the onset of lay with F-strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Peebles, E.D., Park, S.W., Branton, S.L., Gerard, P.D., Womack, S.K. 2010. Influence of supplemental dietary poultry fat, phytase, and 25-hydroxycholecalciferol on the egg characteristics of commercial layers inoculated before or at the onset of lay with F-strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum. Poultry Science. 89:2078-2082.
Determination of the fourth and fifth limiting amino acids of broilers fed diets containing maize, soybean meal, and poultry by-product meal from 28 to 42 days of age - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dozier, W.A., Corzo, A., Kidd, M.T., Tillman, P.B., Branton, S.L. 2011. Determination of the fourth and fifth limiting amino acids of broilers fed diets containing maize, soybean meal, and poultry by-product meal from 28 to 42 days of age. British Poultry Science. 52(2):238-244.
Influence of supplemental dietary poultry fat, phytase, and 25-hydroxycholecalciferol on the blood characteristics of commercial layers inoculated before or at the onset of lay with F-strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Peebles, E.D., Park, S.W., Branton, S.L., Gerard, P.D., Womack, S.K. 2010. Influence of supplemental dietary poultry fat, phytase, and 25-hydroxycholecalciferol on the blood characteristics of commercial layers inoculated before or at the onset of lay with F-strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum. International Journal of Poultry Science. 9(11):1002-1005.
A chronicle of serologic response in commercial layer chickens to vaccination with commercial F strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum vaccine - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Branton, S.L., Leigh, S.A., Purswell, J.L., Evans, J.D., Collier, S.D., Olanrewaju, H.A., Pharr, G.T. 2010. A chronicle of serologic response in commercial layer chickens to vaccination with commercial F strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum vaccine. Avian Diseases. 54(3):1108-1111.
Influence of Supplemental Dietary Poultry Fat, Phytase, and 25-Hydroxycholecalciferol on the Performance of Commercial Layers Inoculated Before or at the Onset of Lay with F-Strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Park, S.W., Branton, S.L., Gerard, P.D., Womack, S.K., Peebles, E.D. 2010. Influence of Supplemental Dietary Poultry Fat, Phytase, and 25-Hydroxycholecalciferol on the Performance of Commercial Layers Inoculated Before or at the Onset of Lay with F-Strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum. Poultry Science. 89(5):910-916.
Proteomics inference of genes involved in host adaptation of Mycoplasma gallinarum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wan, X., Branton, S.L., Collier, S.D., Evans, J.D., Leigh, S.A., Pharr, G.T. 2010. Proteomics inference of genes involved in host adaptation of Mycoplasma gallinarum. Veterinary Microbiology. 145(1-2):177-184.
Effects of vaccination with F-strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum on egg production and quality parameters of commercial layer hens previously vaccinated with 6/85-strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leigh, S.A., Branton, S.L., Evans, J.D., Collier, S.D., Peebles, E.D. 2010. Effects of vaccination with F-strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum on egg production and quality parameters of commercial layer hens previously vaccinated with 6/85-strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum. Poultry Science. 89(3):501-504.
Influence of Supplemental Dietary Poultry Fat on the Digestive and Reproductive Organ Characteristics of Commercial Layers Inoculated Before or at the Onset of Lay with F-Strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Park, S.W., Burnham, M.R., Branton, S.L., Gerard, P.D., Womack, S.K., Peebles, E.D. 2010. Influence of Supplemental Dietary Poultry Fat on the Digestive and Reproductive Organ Characteristics of Commercial Layers Inoculated Before or at the Onset of Lay with F-Strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum. Poultry Science. 89:248-253.
Influence of Supplemental Dietary Poultry Fat on the Yolk Characteristics of Commercial Layers Inoculated Before or at the Onset of Lay with F-Strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Park, S.W., Burnham, M.R., Branton, S.L., Gerard, P.D., Womack, S.K., Peebles, E.D. 2009. Influence of Supplemental Dietary Poultry Fat on the Yolk Characteristics of Commercial Layers Inoculated Before or at the Onset of Lay with F-Strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum. Poultry Science. 88(9):1883-1887.
Effect of Dosage and Vaccination Route on Transmission of a Live Attenuated Mycoplasma gallesepticum Vaccine: A Broiler Model - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Evans, J.D., Branton, S.L. 2009. Effect of Dosage and Vaccination Route on Transmission of a Live Attenuated Mycoplasma gallesepticum Vaccine. Avian Diseases. 53(3):416-420.
Age-related Effects of Varying Ammonia Concentrations on Hematophysiological Variables in Broiler Chickens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Olanrewaju, H.A., Purswell, J.L., Collier, S.D., Branton, S.L. 2009. Age-related Effects of Varying Ammonia Concentrations on Hematophysiological Variables in Broiler Chickens. International Journal of Poultry Science. 8(2):138-144.
Effects of Broiler Rearing Environment on Transmission of F-Strain Mycoplasma Gallisepticum from Commercial Layer Hens to Broiler Chickens: Role of Acid-Base Balance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Olanrewaju, H.A., Purswell, J.L., Collier, S.D., Branton, S.L. 2009. Effects of Broiler Rearing Environment on Transmission of F-Strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum From Commercial Layer Hens to Broiler Chickens: Role of Acid-Base Balance. Avian Diseases 8(2):145-150.
Diagnosis of Mycoplasma Gallisepticum from a Broiler Breeder Flock: Comparison of Three Diagnostic Methods - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Evans, J.D., Thornton, D., Branton, S.L. 2009. Diagnosis of mycoplasma gallisepticum from a broiler breeder flock: comparison of three diagnostic methods. International Journal of Poultry Science 8(2):104-107.
Effects of Time Specific F-strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum Inoculation Overlays on Prelay ts-11-strain M. gallisepticum Vaccination on Digestive and Reproductive Organ Characteristics of Commercial Egg-Laying Hens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vance, A.M., Branton, S.L., Collier, S.D., Gerard, P.D., Peebles, E.D. 2009. Effects of Time Specific F-strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum Inoculation Overlays on Prelay ts11-strain M. gallisepticum Vaccination on Digestive and Reproductive Organ Characteristics of Commercial Egg-Laying Hens. Poultry Science 88(5):980-983.
Effects of Time-Specific F-strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum Inoculation Overlays on Prelay ts-11-strain M. gallisepticum Vaccination on Blood Characteristics of Commercial Laying Hens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Peebles, E.D., Vance, A.M., Branton, S.L., Collier, S.D., Gerard, P.D. 2009. Effects of Time-Specific F-strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum Inoculation Overlays on Prelay ts-11-strain M. gallisepticum Vaccination on Blood Characteristics of Commercial Laying Hens. Poultry Science 88(5):911-916.
Effects of the Addition of Roller Mill Ground Corn to Pelleted Feed During a 56 Day Production Period on Growth Performance and Processing Yields of Broiler Chickens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dozier, W.A., Behnke, K., Twining, P., Branton, S.L. 2009. EFFECTS OF THE ADDITION OF ROLLER MILL GROUND CORN TO PELLETED FEED DURING A 56 DAY PRODUCTION PERIOD ON GROWTH PERFORMANCE AND PROCESSING YIELDS OF BROILER CHICKENS. Journal of Applied Poultry Research 18(2):310-317.
Micosoft Excel Sensitivity Analysis for Linear and Stochastic Program Feed Formulation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Roush, W.B., Purswell, J.L., Branton, S.L. 2009. Micosoft Excel Sensitivity Analysis for Linear and Stochastic Program Feed Formulation. Journal of Applied Poultry Research 13(1):85-89.
Effects of Prelay 6/85-Strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum Inoculation Alone or in Conjunction with the Inoculation of F-Strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum During Lay on the Blood Characteristics of Commercial Egg-Laying Hens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Peebles, E.D., Viscione, K.A., Branton, S.L., Vance, A.M., Gerard, P.D., Whitmarsh, S.K. 2008. Effects of Prelay 6/85-Strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum Inoculation Alone or in Conjunction with the Inoculation of F-Strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum During Lay on the Blood Characteristics of Commercial Egg-Laying Hens. Poultry Science 87(10):2000-2004.
Effects of 6/85-strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum Vaccination Alone at Ten Weeks of Age or in Conjunction with F-strain M. gallisepticum Inoculation Overlays at 22 or 45 Weeks of Age on the Reproductive and Digestive....Hens. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Viscione, K.A., Branton, S.L., Vance, A.M., Gerard, P.D., Whitmarsh, S.K., Peebles, E.D. 2009. Effects of 6/85-strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum Vaccination Alone at Ten Weeks of Age or in Conjunction with F-strain M. gallisepticum Inoculation Overlays at 22 or 45 Weeks of Age on the Reproductive and Digestive....Hens.. Poultry Science 88:567-570.
Recent Advances in Mycoplasma gallisepticum Vaccine Administration - (Popular Publication)
Branton, S.L., Leigh, S.A., Purswell, J.L. 2008. Recent Advances in Mycoplasma gallisepticum Vaccine Administration. Feed and Livestock Magazine 5(4):28-31.
Effects of System Pressure and Nozzle Type on Spray Application of Avian Vaccines - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Purswell, J.L., Fritz, B.K., Branton, S.L., Leigh, S.A. 2008. Effects of System Pressure and Nozzle Type on Spray Application of Avian Vaccines. Applied Engineering in Agriculture 24(6):785-789.
Growth Performance and Physiological Variables for Broiler Chickens Subjected to Short-Term Elevated Carbon Dioxide Concentrations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Olanrewaju, H.A., Dozier III, W.A., Purswell, J.L., Branton, S.L., Miles, D.M., Lott, B.D., Pescatore, A.J., Thaxton, J.P. 2008. Growth performance and physiological variables for broiler chickens subjected to short-term elevated carbon dioxide concentrations. International Journal of Poultry Science. 7(8):738-742.
The USDA Poultry Research Unit at Mississippi State: Impacting the Bottom Line of the Poultry Research. - (Proceedings)
Branton, S.L. 2007. The USDA Poultry Research Unit at Mississippi State: Impacting the Bottom Line of the Poultry Research.. National Poultry Breeders Roundtable Proceedings pp54-61.
Interactive effects of ammonia and light intensity on hematochemical variables in broiler chickens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Olanrewaju, H.A., Thaxton, J.P., Dozier III, W.A., Purswell, J.L., Collier, S.D., Branton, S.L. 2008. Interactive effects of ammonia and light intensity on hematochemical variables in broiler chickens. Poultry Science. 87:1407-1414.
Assessing Thermal Comfort of Broiler Chicks During Brooding - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Purswell, J.L., Lott, B.D., Dozier III, W.A., Roush, W.B., Branton, S.L. 2008. Assessing Thermal Comfort of Broiler Chicks During Brooding. International Journal of Poultry Science 7(3):202-206.
Effects of prelay ts11-strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum inoculation and time specific F-strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum inoculation overlays on internal egg and eggshell characteristics of commercial laying hens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vance, A.M., Branton, S.L., Collier, S.D., Gerard, P.D., Peebles, E.D. 2008. Effects of prelay ts11-strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum inoculation and time specific F-strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum inoculation overlays on internal egg and eggshell characteristics of commercial laying hens. Poultry Science 87:1358-1363.
Stabilization of live Mycoplasma gallisepticum vaccines during vaccination with second generation Spray-Vac® vaccine stabilizer - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leigh, S.A., Branton, S.L., Collier, S.D. 2008. Stabilization of live Mycoplasma gallisepticum vaccines during vaccination with second generation Spray-Vac® vaccine stabilizer. Journal of Applied Poultry Research 17:278-282.
Effect of selected water temperatures used in Mycoplasma gallisepticum vaccine reconstitution on color change units at selected time intervals - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Branton, S.L., Leigh, S.A., Roush, W.B., Purswell, J.L., Olanrewaju, H.A., Collier, S.D. 2008. Effect of selected water temperatures used in Mycoplasma gallisepticum vaccine reconstitution on color change units at selected time intervals. Avian Diseases. 52:291-296.
Effects of a Prelay 6/85-strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum Inoculation Alone or in Conjunction with Subsepuent F-Strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum Inoculation During Lay on the Internal Egg Characteristics of ..... - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Viscoine, K.A., Branton, S.L., Gerard, P.D., Whitmarsh, S.K., Peebles, E.D. 2008. Effects of a Prelay 6/85-strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum Inoculation Alone or in Conjunction with Subsepuent F-Strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum Inoculation During Lay on the Internal Egg Characteristics of ...... Poultry Science 87:1120-1124.
Effects of time specific F-strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum inoculation overlays on pre-lay ts11-strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum inoculation on performance characteristics of commercial laying hens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vance, A.M., Branton, S.L., Collier, S.D., Gerard, P.D., Peebles, E.D. 2008. Effects of time specific F-strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum inoculation overlays on pre-lay ts11-strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum inoculation on performance characteristics of commercial laying hens. Poultry Science. 87:655-660.
Effects of Supplemental Dietary Phytase and 25-Hydroxycholecalciferol on the Performance Characteristics of Commercial Layers Inoculated before or at the Onset of Lay with the F-Strain of Mycoplasma gallisepticum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Peebles, E.D., Branton, S.L., Burnham, M.R., Whitmarsh, S.K., Gerard, P.D. 2008. Effects of Supplemental Dietary Phytase and 25-Hydroxycholecalciferol on the Performance Characteristics of Commercial Layers Inoculated before or at the Onset of Lay with the F-Strain of Mycoplasma gallisepticum . Poultry Science. 87:598-601.
Effects of 6/85-strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum inoculation alone at 10 weeks of age or in conjunction with F-strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum inoculation overlays at 22 or 45 weeks of age on the performance of commercial .... - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Viscione, K.A., Branton, S.L., Vance, A.M., Gerard, P.D., Whitmarsh, S.K., Peebles, E.D. 2008. Effects of 6/85-strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum inoculation alone at 10 weeks of age or in conjunction with F-strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum inoculation overlays at 22 or 45 weeks of age on the performance of commercial egg-laying hens. Poultry Science. 87:588-593.
Interactive Effects of Ammonia and Light Intensity on Ocular, Fear and Leg Health in Broiler Chickens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Olanrewaju, H.A., Miller, W.W., Maslin, W.R., Thaxton, J.P., Dozier III, W.A., Purswell, J.L., Branton, S.L. 2007. Interactive effects of ammonia and light intensity on ocular, fear and leg health in broiler chickens. International Journal of Poultry Science. 6(10):762-769.
Effects of Supplemental Dietary Phytase and 25-Hydroxycholecalciferol on the Digestive and Reproductive Organ Characteristics of Commercial Layers Inoculated Before or at the Onset of Lay with the F-Strain of Mycoplasma galli - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Peebles, E.D., Branton, S.L., Burnham, M.R., Whitmarsh, S.K., Gerard, P.D. 2007. Effects of Supplemental Dietary Phytase and 25-Hydroxycholecalciferol on the Digestive and Reproductive Organ Characteristics of Commercial Layers Inoculated Before or at the Onset of Lay with the F-Strain of Mycoplasma galli. Poultry Science. 86:1805-1809.
Live Performance and Environmental Impact of Broilers Fed Diets Varying in Amino Acids and Phytase - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dozier III, W.A., Kidd, M.T., Corzo, A., Owens, P.R., Branton, S.L. 2008. Live performance and environmental impact of broilers fed diets varying in amino acids and phytase. Animal Feed Science And Technology. 141:92-103.
The effects of increasing sodium chloride concentration on Mycoplasma gallisepticum vaccine survival in solution. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leigh, S.A., Evans, J.D., Branton, S.L., Collier, S.D. 2008. The effects of increasing sodium chloride concentration on Mycoplasma gallisepticum vaccine survival in solution.. Avian Diseases. 52:136-138.
Influence of adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)-infusion on acid-base balance and blood physiological variables in broiler chickens. - (Trade Journal)
Olanrewaju, H.A., Branton, S.L. 2007. Influence of ACTH-infusion on acid-base balance and blood physiological variables in broiler chickens.. Feedinfo News Service. 3:1-4.
Effects of increased dosages of the Mycoplasma gallisepticum vaccine MYCOVAC-L® in layer chickens subsequently challenged with virulent M. gallisepticum: egg production and serologic response - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Evans, J.D., Leigh, S.A., Branton, S.L., Collier, S.D. 2007. Effects of increased dosages of the Mycoplasma gallisepticum vaccine MYCOVAC-L® in layer chickens subsequently challenged with virulent M. gallisepticum: egg production and serologic response. Avian Diseases 51:912-917.
An Adjustable Nutrient Margin of Safety Comparison Using Linear and Stochastic Programming in An Excel Spreadsheet - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Roush, W.B., Purswell, J.L., Branton, S.L. 2007. An adjustable nutrient margin of safety comparison using linear and stochastic programming in an excel spreadsheet. Journal of Applied Poultry Research. 16:514-520.
Identifying Process Variables for a Low Atmospheric Pressure Stunning/Killing System - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Purswell, J.L., Thaxton, J.P., Branton, S.L. 2007. Identifying Process Variables for a Low Atmospheric Pressure Stun/Kill System. Journal of Applied Poultry Research. 16:509-513.
Electrolyte Diets, Stress, and Acid-Base Balance in Broiler Chickens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Olanrewaju, H.A., Thaxton, J.P., Dozier III, W.A., Branton, S.L. 2007. Electrolyte Diets, Stress, and Acid-Base Balance in Broiler Chickens. Poultry Science. 86:1363-1371.
Apparent Metabolizable Energy Needs of Broilers from 2.0 to 4.0 kg as Influenced by Ambient Temperature - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dozier III, W.A., Purswell, J.L., Kidd, M.T., Corzo, A., Branton, S.L. 2007. Apparent Metabolizable Energy Needs of Broilers from 2.0 to 4.0 kg as Influenced by Ambient Temperature. Journal of Applied Poultry Research. 16:206-218.
Effects of Supplemental Dietary Phytase and 25-Hydroxycholecalciferol on the Blood Characteristics of Commercial Layers Innoculated Before or at the Onset of Lay with the F-Stain of Mycoplasma gallisepticum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Peebles, E.D., Branton, S.L., Burnham, M.R., Whitmarsh, S.K., Gerard, P.D. 2007. Effects of Supplemental Dietary Phytase and 25-Hydroxycholecalciferol on the Blood Characteristics of Commercial Layers Innoculated Before or at the Onset of Lay with the F-Stain of Mycoplasma gallisepticum. Poultry Science. 86:768-774.
Dietary Apparent Metabolizable Energy and Amino Acid Density Effects on Growth and Carcass Traits of Heavy Broilers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dozier III, W.A., Corzo, A., Kidd, M.T., Branton, S.L. 2007. Dietary apparent metabolizable energy and amino acid density effects on growth and carcass traits of heavy broilers. Journal of Applied Poultry Research. 16:192-205.
Apparent Metabolizable Energy Needs of Broilers from 2.0 to 4.0 Kg As Influenced by Ambient Temperature - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dozier III, W.A., Purswell, J.L., Kidd, M., Corzo, A., Branton, S.L. 2007. Apparent metabolizable energy needs of broilers from 2.0 to 4.0 kg as influenced by ambient temperature. Journal of Applied Poultry Research. 16:206-218.
The Recognition of a vlhA Protein from the F-Strain of Mycoplasma gallisepticum with Monoclonal Antibody 6F10 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pharr, G.T., Branton, S.L., Cooksey, A.M., Hanson, L.A., Burgess, S.C., Bottoms, C.C., Mccarthy, F.M., Collier, S.D. 2006. The Recognition of a vlhA Protein from the F-Strain of Mycoplasma gallisepticum with Monoclonal Antibody 6F10. International Journal of Poultry Science. 5(8):789-795, 2006.
Stocking desnsity effects on male broilers grown to 1.8 kilograms of body weight - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dozier III, W.A., Thaxton, J.P., Purswell, J.L., Olanrewaju, H.A., Branton, S.L., Roush, W.B. 2006. Stocking desnsity effects on male broilers grown to 1.8 kilograms of body weight. Poultry Science. 85:344-351.
Growth Performance, Meat Yield, and Economic Responses of Ross X Ross 308 Broilers Provided Diets Varying in Metabolizable Energy from 3o to 59 Days of Age During Low and Moderate Temperatures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dozier III, W.A., Price, C.J., Kidd, M.T., Corzo, A., Anderson, J., Branton, S.L. Growth performance, meat yield, and economic responses of ross x ross 308 broilers provided diets varying in metabolizable energy from 3o to 59 days of age during low and moderate temperatures. Journal of Applied Poultry Research. 15:383-393.
A review of lighting programs for broiler production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Olanrewaju, H.A., Thaxton, J.P., Dozier III, W.A., Purswell, J.L., Roush, W.B., Branton, S.L. 2006. A review of lighting programs for broiler production. International Journal of Poultry Science. 5(4):301-308.
Initial Proteomic Analysis of Differentially Expressed Proteins from Mycoplasma Gallisepticum Vaccine Strains Ts-11 and F Detected by Western Blotting - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Collier, S. D., Pharr, G. T., Branton, S. L., Evans, J. D., Leigh, S. A., and Felfoldi, B. 2006. Initial Proteomic Analysis of Differentially Expressed Proteins from Mycoplasma gallisepticum Vaccine Strains ts-11 and F Detected by Western Blotting. Int. J. of Poultry Sci. 5(4): 330-336.
Effects of S6-Strain Mycoplasma Gallisepticum Inoculation at Ten, Twenty-Two, Or Forty-Five Weeks of Age on the Blood Characteristics of Commercial Egg Laying Hens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Peebles, E.D., Basenko, E.Y., Branton, S.L., Whitmarsh, S.K., Gerard, P.D. 2006. Effects of s6-strain mycoplasma gallisepticum inoculation at ten, twenty-two, or forty-five weeks of age on the blood characteristics of commercial egg laying hens. Poultry Science. 85:2012-2018, 2006.
Stocking Density and Physiological Adaptive Responses of Broilers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thaxton, J.P., Dozier III, W.A., Branton, S.L., Morgan, G.W., Miles, D.M., Roush, W.B., Lott, B.D., Vizzier-Thaxton, Y. 2006. Stocking density and physiological adaptive responses of broilers. Poultry Science. 85:819-824.
Growth Responses of Male Broilers Subjected to High Air Velocity at Either 12 Or 24 Hours from 37 to 51 Days of Age - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dozier III, W.A., Purswell, J.L., Branton, S.L. Growth responses of male broilers subjected to high air velocity at either 12 or 24 hours from 37 to 51 days of age. Journal of Applied Poultry Research.
Growth Performance, Meat Yield, and Economic Responses of Broilers Provided Diets Varying in Amino Acid Density from Thirty-Six to Fifty-Nine Days of Age - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dozier III, W.A., Kidd, W.A., Corzo, A., Anderson, J., Branton, S.L. 2006. Growth performance, meat yield, and economic responses of broilers provided diets varying in amino acid density from thirty-six to fifty-nine days of age. Journal of Applied Poultry Research. 15:383-393.
Stress and Acid-Base Balance in Chickens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Olanrewaju, H.A., Wongpichet, S., Thaxton, J.P., Dozier III, W.A., and Branton, S.L. 2006 Stress and Acid-Base Balance in Chickens. Poultry Science 85:1266-1274.
Assessing thermal comfort of broiler chicks during brooding - (Proceedings)
Purswell, J.L., Lott, B.D., Dozier Iii, W.A., Roush, W.B., Branton, S.L. 2006. Assessing thermal comfort of broiler chicks during brooding. Biological Engineering (ASABE). ASABE Paper 064014.
Comparison of Gompertz and Neural Network Models of Broiler Chickens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Roush, W.B., Dozier III, W.A., Branton, S.L. 2006. Comparison of gompertz and neural network models of broiler chickens. Poultry Science. 85:794-797.
Effects of Two Diverse Air Velocities at High Temperatures with a High Dew Point on Broiler Performance - (Proceedings)
Dozier III, W.A., Lott, B., Branton, S.L. 2005. Effects of two diverse air velocities at high temperatures with a high dew point on broiler performance. Southern Poultry Science Society Meeting. Abstract 208. p. 49.
Ocular responses of ammonia in broiler chickens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miles, D.M., Miller, W.W., Branton, S.L., Maslin, W.R., Lott, B.D. 2006. Ocular responses of ammonia in broiler chickens. Avian Diseases. 50:45-49.
Effects of the Addition of Roller Mill Ground Corn to Pelleted Feed on Pelleting Parameters, Broiler Performance, and Intestinal Strength - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dozier III, W.A., Behnke, K., Kidd, M.T., and Branton, S.L. 2006. Effects of the addition of roller mill ground corn to pelleted feed on pelleting parameters, broiler performance, and intestinal strength. Journal of Applied Poultry Science. 15(2):236-244.
Growth, Meat Yield, and Economic Responses of Broilers Provided Three-and Four-Phase Regimens Formulated to Moderate and High Nutrient Density During a 56 Day Production Period - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dozier III, W.A., Gordon, R.W., Anderson, J., Kidd, M.T., Corzo, A., Branton, S.L. 2006. Growth, meat yield, and economic responses of broilers provided three-and four-phase regimens formulated to moderate and high nutrient density during a 56 day production period. Journal of Applied Poultry Research. 15:312-325.
Growth Responses, Plasma Metabolites, Nitrogen Excretion, and Ammonia Production of Male Broilers Provided Diets Varying in Amino Acid Density - (Abstract Only)
Dozier, III, W.A., Kidd, M.T., Corzo, A., Miles, D.M., Branton, S.L. 2005. Growth responses, plasma metabolites, nitrogen excretion, and ammonia production of male broilers provided diets varying in amino acid density [abstract]. Poultry Science Association Meeting Abstract. p.42
Stocking Density on Growth Performance and Processing Yields of Heavy Broilers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dozier III, W.A., Thaxton, J.P., Branton, S.L., Morgan, G.W., Miles, D.M., Roush, W.B., Lott, B.D., Vizzier-Thaxton, Y. 2005. Stocking density on growth performance and processing yields of heavy broilers. Poultry Science. 84:1332-1338.
Proteomic Analysis of Mycoplasma Gallisepticum Vaccine Strain F - (Abstract Only) - (15-Apr-05)
Live Performance Responses of Male Broilers Subjected to Constant Or Variable Air Velocities at Moderate Temperatures with a High Dew Point - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dozier III, W.A., Lott, B.D., Branton, S.L. 2005. Live performance responses of male broilers subjected to constant or variable air velocities at moderate temperatures with a high dew point. Poultry Science. 84:1328-1331.
Growth Responses of Male Broilers Subjected to Increasing Air Velocities at High Ambient Temperatures and a High Dewpoint - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dozier III, W.A., Lott, B.D., Branton, S.L. 2005. Growth responses of male broilers subjected to increasing air velocities at high ambient temperatures and a high dewpoint. Poultry Science. 84:962-966.
Mycoplasma Gallisepticum: Current and Developing Means to Control the Avian Pathogen - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Evans, J.D., Leigh, S.A., Branton, S.L., Collier, S.D., Pharr, G.T., Bearson, S.M. 2005. Mycoplasma gallisepticum: current and developing means to control the avian pathogen. Journal of Applied Poultry Research. 14:757-763.
Breeder Hen Dietary L-Carnitine Affects Progeny Carcase Trait - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kidd, M.T., Mcdaniel, C.D., Peebles, E.D., Barber, S.J., Corzo, A., Branton, S.L., Woodworth, J.C. 2005. Breeder hen dietary l-carnitine affects progeny carcase trait. British Poultry Science. 46:97-103.
A Self-Propelled, Constant Speed Spray Vaccinator for Commercial Layer Chickens - (Abstract Only)
Branton, S.L., Roush, W.B., Evans, J.D., Collier, S.D., Pharr, G.T. 2005. A self-propelled, constant speed spray vaccinator for commercial layer chickens. Southern Poultry Science Society Meeting. Abstract 210. p. 50.
A Comparison of Fitting Growth Models with a Genetic Algorithm and Nonlinear Regression - (Proceedings)
Roush, W.B., Branton, S.L. 2005. A comparison of fitting growth models with a genetic algorithm and nonlinear regression. Southern Poultry Science Society Meeting. Abstract 207. p. 49.
Short-Term Exposure of Elevated Carbon Dioxide Concentrations on Broiler Growth Responses - (Abstract Only)
Olanrewaju, H.A., Dozier III, W.A., Branton, S.L., Miles, D.M., Lott, B.D., Fairchild, B., Pescatore, A. 2005. Short-term exposure of elevated carbon dioxide concentrations on broiler growth responses. Southern Poultry Science Society Meeting. Abstract 213. p. 50.
Effects of Mg Vaccinations on B and T-Cell Populations in Layer Chickens - (Proceedings)
Collier, S.D., Pharr, G.T., Branton, S.L., Evans, J.D. 2005. Effects of mg vaccinations on b and t-cell populations in layer chickens. Southern Poultry Science Society Meeting. Abstract 206. p. 49.
Effects of F-Strain Mycoplasma Gallisepticum Inoculation at Twelve Weeks of Age and Diet Supplementation on the Performance and Egg Characteristics of Commercial Layers - (Abstract Only)
Park, S.W., Peebles, E.D., Branton, S.L., Kidd, M.T., Whitmarsh, S.K., Gerard, P.D. 2005. Effects of f-strain mycoplasma gallisepticum inoculation at twelve weeks of age and diet supplementation on the performance and egg characteristics of commercial layers. Southern Poultry Science Society Meeting. Abstract 84. p. 41.
Evaluation of Stocking Density on Physiological Adaptive Responses of Broilers - (Proceedings)
Thaxton, J.P., Dozier III, W.A., Branton, S.L., Morgan, G.W., Miles, D.M., Roush, W.B., Lott, B.D., Vizzier-Thaxton, Y. 2005. Evaluation of stocking density on physiological adaptive responses of broilers. Southern Poultry Science Society Meeting. Abstract 70. p. 17.
In Vivo Persistence of Mycoplasma Gallisepticum Vaccine Strain 6/85 Singly and Following Challence by Mycoplasma Gallisepticum F-Strain - (Abstract Only)
Evans, J.D., Collier, S.D., Pharr, G.T., Branton, S.L. 2005. In vivo persistence of mycoplasma gallisepticum vaccine strain 6/85 singly and following challence by mycoplasma gallisepticum f-strain. Southern Poultry Science Society Meeting. Abstract 84. p. 21.
Growth Responses and Meat Yield of Broilers Provided Three and Four Feed Programs Formulated to Moderate and High Nutrient Density During a 56-Day Production Period - (Proceedings)
Dozier III, W.A., Gordon, R., Kidd, M., Branton, S.L. 2005. Growth responses and meat yield of broilers provided three and four feed programs formulated to moderate and high nutrient density during a 56-day production period. Southern Poultry Science Society Meeting. Abstract 96. p. 24.
Evaluation of Stocking Density on Intestinal Mocroflora of Broilers - (Proceedings)
Putskam, M., Vizzier-Thaxton, Y., Dozier III, W.A., Thaxton, J.P., Roush, W.B., Branton, S.L., Morgan, G.W., Miles, D.M., Lott, B.D. 2005. Evaluation of stocking density on intestinal microflora of broilers. Southern Poultry Science Society Meeting. Abstract 71. p. 18.
Evaluation of Stocking Density on Live Performance and Processing Yield of Broilers - (Proceedings)
Dozier III, W.A., Thaxton, J., Branton, S.L., Morgan, G., Miles, D.M., Roush, W.B., Lott, B., Vizzier-Thaxton, Y. 2005. Evaluation of stocking density on live performance and processing yield of broilers. Southern Poultry Science Society Meeting. Abstract 69. p. 17.
A Comparison of Fitting Growth Models with a Genetic Algorithm and Nonlinear Regression - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Roush, W.B., Branton, S.L. 2005. A comparison of fitting growth models with a genetic algorithm and nonlinear regression. Poultry Science. v. 84. pp. 494-502.
A Self-Propelled, Constant Speed Spray Vaccinator for Commercial Layer Chickens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Branton, S.L., Lott, B.D., Evans, J.D., Collier, S.D., Roush, W.B., Bearson, S.M., Bearson, B.L., Pharr, G.T. 2005. A self-propelled, constant speed spray vaccinator for commercial layer chickens. Avian Diseases. 49:147-151.
Spatial Disparity of Ammonia Flux Within a Broiler House at One and 21 Days of Age - (Abstract Only)
Miles, D.M., Owens, P.R., Rowe, D.E., Branton, S.L. 2004. Spatial disparity of ammonia flux within a broiler house at one and 21 days of age [abstract]. Poultry Science. 83(supplement 1):146.
Atmospheric ammonia is detrimental to the performance of modern commercial broilers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miles, D.M., Branton, S.L., Lott, B.D. 2004. Atmospheric ammonia is detrimental to the performance of modern commercial broilers. Poultry Science 83:1650-1654.
Threonine Needs for Broiler Chickens with Different Growth Rates - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kidd, M.T., Corzo, A., Hoehler, D., Kerr, B.J., Barber, S.J., Branton, S.L. 2004. Threonine needs for broiler chickens with different growth rates. Poultry Science. 83:1368-1375.
Egg Characteristics of Commercial Egg Laying Hens Between 20 and 58 Weeks of Age When Inoculated with the S6-Strain of Mycoplasma Gallisepticum at 10, 22, Or 45 Weeks of Age - (Abstract Only)
Basenko, E.Y., Park, S.2., Peebles, E.D., Branton, S.L., Maurice, D.V., Whitmarsh, S.K., Gerard, P.D. 2004. Egg characteristics of commercial egg laying hens between 20 and 58 weeks of age when inoculated with the s6-strain of mycoplasma gallisepticum at 10, 22, or 45 weeks of age. Poultry Science. 82(Suppl. 1): Abstract 127. p. 108.
Effects of Fasting on Serum Lipids and Lipoprotein Profiles in the Egg-Laying Hen (Gallus Domesticus) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Peebles, E.D., Burnham, M.R., Walzem, R.L., Branton, S.L., Gerard, P.D. 2004. Effects of fasting on serum lipids and lipoprotein profiles in the egg-laying hen (gallus domesticus). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part A 138:305-311.
Optimization of Phase Feeding of Starter, Grower and Finisher Diets for Broilers by Mixture Design: 48 Day Production Period - (Abstract Only)
Roush, W.B., Boykin, D.L., Branton, S.L. 2004. Optimization of phase feeding of starter, grower and finisher diets for broilers by mixture design: 48 day production period. Southern Poultry Science Society Meeting. v. 83. Abstract 143. p. 36.
Effect of High Flow Rate Nipple Drinkers on the Performance of 21 D Old Male Broiler Chicks - (Abstract Only)
Roush, W.B., Lott, B.D., Branton, S.L. 2004. Effect of high flow rate nipple drinkers on the performance of 21 d old male broiler chicks. Poultry Science Association Meeting. v. 83(Suppl. 1). p. 74. Abstract M296.
Dietary Glycine Needs of Broiler Chicks - (Abstract Only)
Corzo, A., Kidd, M.T., Burnham, D.J., Branton, S.L., Kerr, B.J. 2004. Dietary glycine needs of broiler chicks. Poultry Science Association Meeting. v. 83(Suppl. 1). p. 314. Abstract W6.
Valine Needs for Immune Responses in Male Broilers from Day 21 to 42 - (Abstract Only)
Thornton, S.A., Pharr, G.T., Corzo, A., Branton, S.L., Kidd, M.T. 2004. Valine needs for immune responses in male broilers from day 21 to 42. Poultry Science Association Meeting. v. 83(Suppl. 1). p. 325. Abstract T94.
Interrelationship of Threonine and Glycine in Growing Broilers - (Abstract Only)
Corzo, A., Kidd, M.T., Burnham, D.J., Branton, S.L., Kerr, B.J. 2004. Interrelationship of threonine and glycine in growing broilers. Poultry Science Association Meeting. v. 83(Suppl. 1). Abstract W6. p. 314.
Evaluation of Different Means of Feeding Corticosterone to Broilers to Elicit a Stress Response - (Abstract Only)
Virden, W.S., Zumwalt, C.D., Thaxton, J.P., Branton, S.L., Kidd, M.T. 2004. Evaluation of different means of feeding corticosterone to broilers to elicit a stress response. Poultry Science Association Meeting. v. 83(Suppl. 1). Abstract M299. p. 74.
Breeder Hen and Broiler Dietary Carnitine: Carry-over and Dietary Effects on Progeny Growth and Carcass Traits - (Abstract Only)
Kidd, M.T., Mcdaniel, C.D., Peebles, E.D., Barber, S.J., Corzo, A., Branton, S.L. 2004. Breeder hen and broiler dietary carnitine: carry-over and dietary effects on progeny growth and carcass traits. Poultry Science Association Meeting. v. 83(Suppl. 1). Abstract W6. p. 316.
Optimization of Phase Feeding of Starter, Grower and Finisher Diets for Male Broilers by Mixture Experimental Design: 48-Day Production Period - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Roush, W.B., Boykin, D.L., Branton, S.L. 2004. Optimization of phase feeding of starter, grower and finisher diets for male broilers by mixture experimental design: 48-day production period. Poultry Science. 83:1264-1275.
Effect of Overlaying F Strain Mycoplasma Gallisepticum on Ts-11 Vaccinated Laying Hens - (Abstract Only)
Branton, S.L., Peebles, E.D., Gerard, P.D., Evans, J.D., Collier, S.D., Maslin, W.R., Vance, A.M. 2004. Effect of overlaying f strain mycoplasma gallisepticum on ts-11 vaccinated laying hens. Southern Poultry Science. Abstract 84. p. 21.
Development of a "water Stick" to Measure Nipple Waterer Flow Rates - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miles, D.M., Lott, B.D., Branton, S.L., Simmons, J.D. 2004. Development of a "water stick" to measure nipple waterer flow rates. Journal of Applied Poultry Research. 13:258-262.
Litter Gaseous Flux for Broiler Chicks at One Day of Age - (Abstract Only)
Miles, D.M., Owens, P.R., Rowe, D.E., Branton, S.L. 2004. Litter gaseous flux for broiler chicks at one day of age. International Poultry Scientific Forum Abstracts. p. 37
Expression and Subcellular Location of a Leucine Aminopeptidase of Mycoplasma Gallinarum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wan, X., Branton, S.L., Hughlett, M.B., Pharr, G.T. 2004. Expression and subcellular location of a leucine aminopeptidase of mycoplasma gallinarum. Poultry Science. 3(1):70-74.
Effect of Infectious Laryngotracheitis Method of Vaccine Administration and Dosage on Commercial Broilers - (Abstract Only)
Branton, S.L., Morgan, G.W., Roush, W.B., Thornton, D.T., Stayer, P.A., Bowman, V.R., Williams, K.D. 2004. Effect of infectious laryngotracheitis method of vaccine administration and dosage on commercial broilers. Southern Poultry Science Society Meeting. Abstract 131. p. 32.
Infection by the Ts-11 Strain of Mycoplasma Gallisepticum in Commercial Egg-Laying Hens Persists in Conjunction with a Subsequent Infection by the F-Strain - (Abstract Only)
Vance, A.M., Collier, S.D., Branton, S.L., Peebles, E.D., Evans, J.D. 2004. Infection by the ts-11 strain of mycoplasma gallisepticum in commercial egg-laying hens persists in conjunction with a subsequent infection by the f-strain. Southern Poultry Science Society Meeting. Abstract 83. p. 21.
Dietary Amino Acid and Sodium Bicarbonate Responses in Broilers Reared in Hot Environmental Temperatures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kidd, M.T., Barber, S.J., Zumwalt, C.D., Branton, S.L., Hoehler, D. 2003. Dietary amino acid and sodium bicarbonate responses in broilers reared in hot environmental temperatures. Journal of Applied Poultry Research. 12:145-152.
Towards Control of Mycoplasma Gallisepticum-Induced Mycoplasmosis in Poultry - (Popular Publication)
Evans, J.D., Collier, S.D., Branton, S.L. 2003. Towards control of mycoplasma gallisepticum-induced mycoplasmosis in poultry. Feedinfo News Service (www.feedinfo.com).
Effects of An S6 Strain of Mycoplasma Gallisepticum Inoculation Before beginning of Lay on Leukocytic Characteristics in Commercial Layers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Peebles, E.D., Parker, T.A., Branton, S.L., Willeford, K.O., Jones, M.S., Gerard, P.D., Pharr, G.T., Maslin, W.R. 2004. Effects of an s6 strain of mycoplasma gallisepticum inoculation before beginning of lay on leukocytic characteristics in commercial layers. Avian Diseases. 48:196-201.
Total and Water-Soluble Phosphorus in Broiler Litter over Three Flocks with Litter Treatment and Dietary Inclusion of High Available Phosphorus Corn and Phytase Spplementation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miles, D.M., Moore, P.A., Smith, D.R., Rice, D.W., Stillborn, H.L., Rowe, D.E., Lott, B.D., Branton, S.L., Simmons, J.D. 2003. Total and water-soluble phosphorus in broiler litter over three flocks with litter treatment and dietary inclusion of high available phosphorus corn and phytase supplementation. Poultry Science. 82:1544-1549.
Identification and Initial Characterization of a Putative Mycoplasma Gallinarum Leucine Aminopeptidase Gene - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wan, X., Branton, S.L., Hanson, L.A., Pharr, G.T. 2004. Identification and initial characterization of a putative mycoplasma gallinarum leucine aminopeptidase gene. Current Microbiology. 48:32-38.
Induction of a Mycoplasma Gallisepticum Pmga Gene in the Chicken Tracheal Ring Organ Culture Model - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
BEARSON, S.M., COLLIER, S.D., BEARSON, B.L., BRANTON, S.L. INDUCTION OF A MYCOPLASMA GALLISEPTICUM PMGA GENE IN THE CHICKEN TRACHEAL RING ORGAN CULTURE MODEL. AVIAN DISEASES. 2003. v. 47. p. 745-749.
Induction of the Mycoplasma Gallisepticum PMGA1.2 Gene in the Chicken Tracheal Ring Organ Culture Model (International Poultry Scientific Forum, Atlanta, Ga, 1/20-21/2003) - (Abstract Only)
BEARSON, S.M., COLLIER, S.D., BRANTON, S.L., BEARSON, B.L., MONTGOMERY, R.D. INDUCTION OF THE MYCOPLASMA GALLISEPTICUM PMGA1.2 GENE IN THE CHICKEN TRACHEAL RING ORGAN CULTURE MODEL. INTERNATIONAL POULTRY SCIENTIFIC FORUM. 2003. ABSTRACT P. 52.
Broiler Cornea and Body Weight Response to Low Level Ammonia Exposure - (Abstract Only)
Miles, D.M., Branton, S.L., Lott, B.L., Miller, W.W. 2003. Broiler cornea and body weight response to low level ammonia exposure [abstract]. International Poultry Forum Proceedings 82:126.
Effects of F-Strain Mycoplasma Gallisepticum Inoculation at Twelve Weeks of Age on Egg Yolk Composition in Commercial Egg Laying Hens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
BURNHAM, M.R., PEEBLES, E.D., BRANTON, S.L., MAURICE, D.V., GERARD, P.D. EFFECTS OF F-STRAIN MYCOPLASMA GALLISEPTICUM INOCULATION AT TWELVE WEEKS OF AGE ON EGG YOLK COMPOSITION IN COMMERCIAL EGG LAYING HENS. JOURNAL OF POULTRY SCIENCE. 2003. V. 82. P. 577-584.
Mycoplasma Gallinarum Infection in Commercial Layers and Onset of Fatty Liver Hemorrhagic Syndrome - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Branton, S.L., Bearson, S.D., Bearson, B.L., Maslin, W.R., Collier, S.D., Miles, D.M., Pharr, G.T. 2003. Mycoplasma gallinarum infection in commercial layers and onset of fatty liver hemorrhagic syndrome. Avian Diseases. 47:458-462.
Effect of Ammonia Gas Concentration and Duration on Meat-Type Chicken Cornea - (Abstract Only)
Miles, D.M., Miller, W.W., Branton, S.L., Maslin, W.R. 2002. Effect of ammonia gas concentration and duration on meat-type chicken cornea [abstract]. Proceedings American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists. 1 p.
Quantified Detriment of Ammonia to Broilers - (Abstract Only)
Miles, D.M., Branton, S.L., Lott, B.D., Simmons, J.D. 2002. Quantified detriment of ammonia to broilers [abstract]. Poultry Science Association Meeting Abstract 81:54-55..
Effect of Vaccine Applicator Pressurization on Mycoplasma Gallisepticum - (Abstract Only)
Branton, S.L., Collier, S.D., Simmons, J.D., Lott, B.D., Miles, D.M. 2002. Effect of vaccine applicator pressurization on mycoplasma gallisepticum. Poultry Science. 81(Supplement 1):128.
Effect of Mycoplasma Gallisepticum S6 and R Strains on the Ciliary Activity of Chicken Tracheal Ring Organ Cultures - (Abstract Only) - (27-Nov-01)
The Effects of 6/85 Live Mycoplasma Gallisepticum Vaccine in Commercial Layer Hens over a 43-Week Laying Cycle on Egg Production, Selected Egg Quality Parameters and Egg Size Distribution When Challenged Before ... Lay - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (23-Nov-01)
Effect of Stocking Density on Broiler Performance Using Sand and Wood Shavings As Broiler Bedding Material - (Abstract Only)
Miles, D.M., Lott, B.D., May, J.D., Simmons, J.D., Branton, S.L. 2001. Effect of stocking density on broiler performance using sand and wood shavings as broiler bedding material [abstract]. Poultry Science 80S:15.
Effect of Mycoplasma Gallinarum on Selected Production Parameters of Layer Chickens - (Abstract Only) - (10-Dec-00)
High Cyclic Temperatures with Differing Air Velocities: the Effect on Performance of Male Broilers - (Abstract Only)
Lott, B.D., Simmons, J.D., May, J.D., Branton, S.L., Miles, D.M. 2001. High cyclic temperatures with differing air velocities: The effect on performance of male broilers [abstract]. Poultry Science. 80(Supplement1):22.
The Effects of Ts-11 Strain Mycoplasma Gallisepticum Vaccination in Commercial Layers on Egg Production and Selected Egg Quality Parameters - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (10-Apr-00)
The Effect of 6/85 Strain Mycoplasma Gallisepticum on Egg Production, Selected Egg and Eggshell Quality Parameters and Egg Size Distribution in Commercial Layers - (Abstract Only) - (25-Jan-00)
Delay in Fatty Liver Hemorrhagic Syndrome Observed in Commercial Layers Infected with Mycoplasma Gallinarum - (Abstract Only) - (14-Nov-99)
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