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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Timothy D. Leeds (Tim)

Research Geneticist (Animals)


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Genetic improvement of disease resistance in salmonid fish using selective breeding: Overview of concepts, considerations and limitations - (Abstract Only)
Wiens, G.D., Leeds, T.D. 2014. Genetic improvement of disease resistance in salmonid fish using selective breeding: Overview of concepts, considerations and limitations [abstract]. International Aquatic Animal Health Symposium Proceedings. Paper No.202.
From the laboratory to the field: The performance of a selectively bred line of Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) under commercial production conditions - (Abstract Only)
Lapatra, S.E., Leeds, T.D., Wiens, G.D. 2014. From the laboratory to the field: The performance of a selectively bred line of Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) under commercial production conditions [abstract]. International Aquatic Animal Health Symposium Proceedings. Paper No. 302.
Exploring mechanisms of survival in rainbow trout selectively bred for increased resistance to Flavobacterium psychrophilum - (Abstract Only)
Marancik, D.P., Camus, M.S., Camus, A.C., Leeds, T.D., Gao, G., Wiens, G.D. 2014. Exploring mechanisms of survival in rainbow trout selectively bred for increased resistance to Flavobacterium psychrophilum [abstract]. International Aquatic Animal Health Symposium Proceedings. Paper No. 102.
Evaluating innate resistance to Flavobacterium Columnare in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) - (Abstract Only)
Evenhuis, J., Leeds, T.D., Wiens, G.D., Lapatra, S.E. 2014. Evaluating innate resistance to Flavobacterium Columnare in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)[abstract]. International Aquatic Animal Health Symposium Proceedings. Paper No. 9C.
Biochemical reference intervals for Flavobacterium psychrophilum -resistant and -susceptible rainbow trout lines, and pathophysiological changes after experimental infection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Marancik, D.P., Camus, M.S., Camus, A.C., Leeds, T.D., Weber, G.M., Wiens, G.D. 2014. Biochemical reference intervals for Flavobacterium psychrophilum -resistant and -susceptible rainbow trout lines, and pathophysiological changes after experimental infection. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. Oct 16;111(3):239-48. doi: 10.3354/dao02777.
Growth performance comparison of intercross-triploid, induced triploid, and diploid rainbow trout - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weber, G.M., Hostuttler, M.A., Cleveland, B.M., Leeds, T.D. 2014. Growth performance comparison of intercross-triploid, induced triploid, and diploid rainbow trout. Aquaculture. 433:85-93.
Histopathologic changes in disease-resistant-line and sdisease-susceptible-line juvenile rainbow trout experimentally infected with Flavobacterium psychrophilum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Marancik, D.P., Leeds, T.D., Wiens, G.D. 2014. Histopathologic changes in disease-resistant-line and sdisease-susceptible-line juvenile rainbow trout experimentally infected with Flavobacterium psychrophilum. Journal of Aquatic Animal Health. 26:181-189.
Integration of selective breeding and vaccination to improve disease resistance in aquaculture: Application to control bacterial cold water disease - (Proceedings)
Wiens, G.D., Leeds, T.D. 2014. Integration of selective breeding and vaccination to improve disease resistance in aquaculture: Application to control bacterial cold water disease. In: Proceedings of One Hundred and Seventeenth Annual Meeting of the United States Animal Health Association, October 17 - October 23, 2013, San Diego, California. p. 448-453.
Accuracy of genomic selection for BCWD resistance in rainbow trout - (Proceedings)
Vallejo, R.L., Leeds, T.D., Liu, S., Gao, G., Welch, T.J., Wiens, G.D., Palti, Y. 2014. Accuracy of genomic selection for BCWD resistance in rainbow trout [abstract]. World Congress of Genetics Applied in Livestock Production. Paper No. 788.
Evaluation of Columbia, USMARC-Composite, Suffolk, and Texel rams as terminal sires in an extensive rangeland production system: VIII. Quality measures of lamb longissimus dorsi Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mousel, M.R., Notter, D.R., Leeds, T.D., Zerby, H.N., Moeller, S.J., Taylor, J.B., Lewis, G.S. 2014. Evaluation of Columbia, USMARC-Composite, Suffolk, and Texel rams as terminal sires in an extensive rangeland production system: VIII. Quality measures of lamb longissimus dorsi. Journal of Animal Science. 92(7):2086-2868.
Evaluation of Columbia, USMARC-Composite, Suffolk and Texel rams as terminal sires in an extensive rangeland production system: VII. Accuracy of ultrasound predictors and their association with carcass weight, yield and value Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Notter, D.R., Mousel, M.R., Leeds, T.D., Zerby, H.N., Moeller, S.J., Lewis, G.S., Taylor, J.B. 2014. Evaluation of Columbia, USMARC-Composite, Suffolk and Texel rams as terminal sires in an extensive rangeland production system: VII. Accuracy of ultrasound predictors and their association with carcass weight, yield and value. Journal of Animal Science. 92(6):2402-2414.
Genetic improvement through selective breeding: Part of an integrated strategy to reduce disease loss and Antibiotic use - (Abstract Only)
Wiens, G.D., Lapatra, S.E., Marancik, D.P., Leeds, T.D. 2014. Genetic improvement through selective breeding: Part of an integrated strategy to reduce disease loss and Antibiotic use [abstract]. Annual Eastern Fish Health Workshop. A98.
Evaluation of Columbia, USMARC-Composite, Suffolk, and Texel rams as terminal sires in an extensive rangeland production system: VI.Measurements of live-lamb and carcass shape and their relationship to carcass yield and value Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Notter, D.R., Mousel, M.R., Leeds, T.D., Zerby, H.N., Moeller, S.J., Lewis, G.S., Taylor, J.B. 2014. Evaluation of Columbia, USMARC-Composite, Suffolk, and Texel rams as terminal sires in an extensive rangeland production system: VI.Measurements of live-lamb and carcass shape and their relationship to carcass yield and value. Journal of Animal Science. 92(5):1980-1994.
Validation of linkage between BCWD resistance and spleen size QTL on Omy19 in rainbow trout: Pleiotropy versus linkage - (Abstract Only)
Vallejo, R.L., Palti, Y., Liu, S., Marancik, D.P., Welch, T.J., Leeds, T.D., Evenhuis, J., Rexroad III, C.E., Wiens, G.D. 2014. Validation of linkage between BCWD resistance and spleen size QTL on Omy19 in rainbow trout: Pleiotropy versus linkage. Plant and Animal Genome Conference. 361.
Growth performance comparison of intercross-triploid, induced-triploid, and diploid female rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss - (Abstract Only)
Weber, G.M., Hostuttler, M.A., Cleveland, B.M., Leeds, T.D. 2013. Growth performance comparison of intercross-triploid, induced-triploid, and diploid female rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss. Aquaculture Conference Proceedings. P0326.
Evaluation of Columbia, USMARC-Composite, Suffolk, and Texel rams at terminal sires in an extensive rangeland production system - (Popular Publication) - (11-Sep-13)
Assessment of genetic correlation between bacterial cold water disease resistance and spleen index in a domesticated population of rainbow trout: Identification of QTL on chromosome Omy19 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wiens, G.D., Vallejo, R.L., Leeds, T.D., Palti, Y., Hadidi, S., Liu, S., Evenhuis, J., Welch, T.J., Rexroad Iii, C.E. 2013. Assessment of genetic correlation between bacterial cold water disease resistance and spleen index in a domesticated population of rainbow trout: Identification of QTL on chromosome Omy19. PLoS One. 8(10): e75749: DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0075749.
Acute mortality, bacterial load and pathology of select lines of adult rainbow trout challenged with Weissella sp. NC36 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Marancik, D.P., Welch, T.J., Leeds, T.D., Wiens, G.D. 2013. Acute mortality, bacterial load and pathology of select lines of adult rainbow trout challenged with Weissella sp. NC36. Journal of Aquatic Animal Health. 25(4): 230-236.
Comparison of disease resistance between diploid, induced-triploid, and intercross-triploid rainbow trout including trout selected for resistance to Flavobacterium psychrophilum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weber, G.M., Wiens, G.D., Welch, T.J., Hostuttler, M.A., Leeds, T.D. 2013. Comparison of disease resistance between diploid, induced-triploid, and intercross-triploid rainbow trout including trout selected for resistance to Flavobacterium psychrophilum. Aquaculture. 410-411, 66-71.
Examination of resistance and tolerance in rainbow trout bred for differential susceptibility to bacterial cold water disease - (Abstract Only)
Marancik, D.P., Leeds, T.D., Blazer, V.S., Wiens, G.D. 2013. Examination of resistance and tolerance in rainbow trout bred for differential susceptibility to bacterial cold water disease. Annual Eastern Fish Health Workshop. 056.
Evaluation of Columbia, USMARC-Composite, Suffolk, and Texel rams as terminal sires in an extensive rangeland production system: IV. Postweaning growth, feed intake, and feed efficiency Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kirschten, D.P., Notter, D.R., Leeds, T.D., Mousel, M.R., Taylor, J.B., Lewis, G.S. 2013. Evaluation of Columbia, USMARC-Composite, Suffolk, and Texel rams as terminal sires in an extensive rangeland production system: V. Postweaning growth, feed intake, and feed efficiency. Journal of Animal Science. 91(5):2021-2033.
Evaluation of Columbia, USMARC-Composite, Suffolk, and Texel rams as terminal sires in an extensive rangeland production system: II. Postweaning growth and ultrasonic measures of composition. Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Notter, D.R., Leeds, T.D., Mousel, M.R., Taylor, J.B., Kirschten, D.P., Lewis, G.S. 2012. Evaluation of Columbia, USMARC-Composite, Suffolk, and Texel rams as terminal sires in an extensive rangeland production system: II. Postweaning growth and ultrasonic measures of composition.. Journal of Animal Science. 90:2941-2952..
Evaluation of Columbia, USMARC-Composite, Suffolk, and Texel rams as terminal sires in an extensive rangeland production system: V. Postfabrication carcass component weights Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mousel, M.R., Notter, D.R., Leeds, T.D., Zerby, H.N., Moeller, S.J., Lewis, G.S. 2013. Evaluation of Columbia, USMARC-Composite, Suffolk, and Texel rams as terminal sires in an extensive rangeland production system: IV. Postfabrication carcass component weights. Journal of Animal Science. 91(5):2021-2033.
On-farm performance of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) selectively bred for resistance to bacterial cold water disease: effect of rearing environment on survival phenotype Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wiens, G.D., Lapatra, S.E., Welch, T.J., Evenhuis, J., Rexroad III, C.E., Leeds, T.D. 2013. On-farm performance of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) selectively bred for resistance to bacterial cold water disease: effect of rearing environment on survival phenotype. Aquaculture. 388-391:128-136.
Mapping QTL for spleen size and BCWD resistance in rainbow trout - (Abstract Only)
Vallejo, R.L., Palti, Y., Liu, S., Welch, T.J., Leeds, T.D., Evenhuis, J., Rexroad III, C.E., Wiens, G.D. 2013. Mapping QTL for spleen size and BCWD resistance in rainbow trout. Annual International Plant & Animal Genome Conference. P0508.
The pathophysiology of bacterial cold water disease in selectively-bred rainbow trout - (Abstract Only)
Marancik, D.P., Leeds, T.D., Wiens, G.D. 2013. The pathophysiology of bacterial cold water disease in selectively-bred rainbow trout. Aquaculture Conference Proceedings. P0154.
Field evaluation of rainbow trout selectively bred for resistance to bacterial cold water disease - (Proceedings)
Wiens, G.D., Leeds, T.D., Lapatra, S.E., Wilson, C., Cavendar, W., Rexroad III, C.E. 2012. Field evaluation of rainbow trout selectively bred for resistance to bacterial cold water disease. Flavobacterium Meeting. CD-ROM.
Mapping of QTL for bacterial cold water disease resistance in rainbow trout - (Abstract Only)
Palti, Y., Vallejo, R.L., Welch, T.J., Evenhuis, J., Leeds, T.D., Gao, G., Liu, S., Rexroad III, C.E., Wiens, G.D. 2013. Mapping of QTL for bacterial cold water disease resistance in rainbow trout. Aquaculture Conference Proceedings. P0296.
Evaluation of Columbia, USMARC-Composite, Suffolk, and Texel rams as terminal sires in an extensive rangeland production system: I. Ewe productivity and crossbred lamb survival and preweaning growth - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leeds, T.D., Notter, D.R., Leymaster, K.A., Mousel, M.R., Lewis, G.S. 2012. Evaluation of Columbia, USMARC-Composite, Suffolk, and Texel rams as terminal sires in an extensive rangeland production system: I. Ewe productivity and crossbred lamb survival and preweaning growth. Journal of Animal Science. DOI:10.2527/jas.2011-4640.
Field evaluation of rainbow trout selectively bred for resistance to bacterial cold water disease - (Abstract Only)
Wiens, G.D., Leeds, T.D., La Patra, S.E., Wilson, C., Cavendar, W., Rexroad III, C.E. 2012. Field evaluation of rainbow trout selectively bred for resistance to bacterial cold water disease. Flavobacterium Meeting. 126.
Rna-Seq Identifies Snp Markers for Growth Traits in Rainbow Trout - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Salem, M., Vallejo, R.L., Leeds, T.D., Palti, Y., Liu, S., Sabbagh, A., Rexroad III, C.E., Yao, J. 2012. RNA-Seq identifies SNP markers for growth traits in rainbow trout. PLoS One. 7(5):e36264.
Genetic parameter estimates for feed intake, body composition, and fillet quality traits in a rainbow trout population selected for improved growth - (Abstract Only)
Leeds, T.D., Kenney, P., Manor, M.L. 2012. Genetic parameter estimates for feed intake, body composition, and fillet quality traits in a rainbow trout population selected for improved growth [abstract]. International Symposium on Genetics in Aquaculture. p. 259.
Fabricated carcass measurements in terminally sired F1 lambs - (Abstract Only) - (01-Apr-12)
Mapping of QTL for bacterial cold water disease resistance in rainbow trout - (Abstract Only)
Palti, Y., Vallejo, R.L., Welch, T.J., Leeds, T.D., Evenhuis, J., Gao, G., Liu, S., Rexroad III, C.E., Wiens, G.D. 2012. Mapping of QTL for bacterial cold water disease resistance in rainbow trout [abstract]. International Symposium on Genetics in Aquaculture. p. 354.
Fabricated carcass measurements in terminally sired F1 lambs Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Mousel, M.R., Notter, D.R., Leeds, T.D., Zerby, H.N., Moeller, S.J., Lewis, G.S. 2012. Fabricated Carcass Measurements in Terminally Sired F1 Lambs. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. 90(3):672.
Evaluation of Columbia, USMARC-Composite, Suffolk, and Texel rams as terminal sires in an extensive rangeland production system: III. Prefabrication carcass traits and organ - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mousel, M.R., Notter, D.R., Leeds, T.D., Zerby, H.N., Moeller, S.J., Lewis, G.S. 2012. Evaluation of Columbia, USMARC-Composite, Suffolk, and Texel rams as terminal sires in an extensive rangeland production system: III. Prefabrication carcass traits and organ. Journal of Animal Science. DOI:10.2527/jas.2011-4767.
Effect of genetics and feeding strategies on growth of rainbow trout - (Abstract Only)
Berg, L., Gatrell, S., Cleveland, B.M., Grimmett, J., Leeds, T.D., Weber, G.M., Klandorf, H., Turk, P., Semmens, K., Blemings, K. 2012. Effect of genetics and feeding strategies on growth of rainbow trout. Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Conference. 125.
Mapping of QTL for bacterial cold water disease resistance in rainbow trout - (Abstract Only)
Palti, Y., Vallejo, R.L., Welch, T.J., Leeds, T.D., Evenhuis, J., Liu, S., Rexroad III, C.E., Wiens, G.D. 2012. Mapping of QTL for bacterial cold water disease resistance in rainbow trout. Plant and Animal Genome Conference. P0662.
Detection of quantitative trait loci (QTL) for resistance to bacterial cold water disease and spleen size in rainbow trout - (Abstract Only)
Palti, Y., Vallejo, R.L., Welch, T.J., Evenhuis, J., Leeds, T.D., Liu, S., Rexroad III, C.E., Wiens, G.D. 2011. Detection of quantitative trait loci (QTL) for resistance to bacterial cold water disease and spleen size in rainbow trout. Aquaculture America Conference. 4.
Correlations between measures of feed efficiency and feedlot return for F1 lambs - (Abstract Only) - (14-Mar-11)
Feed intake and efficiency of F1 lambs Reprint Icon - (Proceedings)
Kirschten, D.P., Notter, D.R., Leeds, T.D., Mousel, M.R., Taylor, J.B., Lewis, G.S. 2011. Feed intake and efficiency of F1 lambs. Western Section of Animal Science Proceedings. 62:81-85.
Carcass fat and muscle measurements in terminally sired F1 lambs - (Abstract Only)
Mousel, M.R., Leeds, T.D., Notter, D.R., Zerby, H.N., Moeller, S.J., Lewis, G.S. 2011. Carcass fat and muscle measurements in terminally sired F1 lambs. American Society of Animal Science Annual Meeting. 89:584.
Tetraploid production in salmonids - (Abstract Only)
Weber, G.M., Hostuttler, M.A., Wiens, G.D., Beers, B., Leeds, T.D. 2011. Tetraploid production in salmonids. Aquaculture America Conference. 392.
Correlations between measures of feed efficiency and feedlot return for F1 lambs - (Proceedings)
Kirschten, D.P., Notter, D.P., Leeds, T.D., Mousel, M.R., Taylor, J.B., Lewis, G.S. 2011. Correlations between measures of feed efficiency and feedlot return for F1 lambs. Western Section of Animal Science Proceedings. 62:86-89.
Unlocking genetic secrets of the fast/slow growth in rainbow trout with next-generation sequencing - (Abstract Only)
Salem, M., Leeds, T.D., Rexroad III, C.E., Yao, J. 2011. Unlocking genetic secrets of the fast/slow growth in rainbow trout with next-generation sequencing. Plant and Animal Genome Conference. W041.
Preliminary field evaluation of rainbow trout selectively bred for increased resistance to bacterial cold water disease - (Abstract Only)
Wiens, G.D., Leeds, T.D., Lapatra, S., Wilson, C., Cavendar, W., Evenhuis, J., Welch, T.J., Silverstein, J., Rexroad III, C.E. 2011. Preliminary field evaluation of rainbow trout selectively bred for increased resistance to bacterial cold water disease. Aquaculture America Conference. 308.
Detection of QTL for spleen size and disease resistance in rainbow trout - (Abstract Only)
Palti, Y., Vallejo, R.L., Welch, T.J., Leeds, T.D., Evenhuis, J., Liu, S., Rexroad III, C.E., Wiens, G.D. 2011. Detection of QTL for spleen size and disease resistance in rainbow trout. Plant and Animal Genome Conference. p. 643.
Molecular characterization of the Akt-TOR signaling pathway in rainbow trout: potential role in muscle growth/degradation - (Abstract Only)
Qi, N., Salem, M., Kenney, B., Leeds, T.D., Rexroad IIII, C.E., Yao, J. 2011. Molecular characterization of the Akt-TOR signaling pathway in rainbow trout: potential role in muscle growth/degradation. Plant and Animal Genome Conference. W042.
Evidence of major genes affecting resistance to bacterial cold water disease in rainbow trout using Bayesian methods of segregation analysis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vallejo, R.L., Wiens, G.D., Rexroad III, C.E., Welch, T.J., Evenhuis, J., Leeds, T.D., Janss, L.L., Palti, Y. 2010. Evidence of major genes affecting resistance to bacterial cold water disease in rainbow trout using Bayesian methods of segregation analysis. Journal of Animal Science. 88:3814-3832.
Validating selective breeding approaches for disease resistance - (Trade Journal)
Leeds, T.D., Rexroad Iii, C.E., Wiens, G.D. 2010. Validating selective breeding approaches for disease resistance. Trout Talk. 2010:6.
Genetic improvement of rainbow trout at the National Center for Cool and Cold Water Aquaculture - (Proceedings)
Leeds, T.D. 2010. Genetic improvement of rainbow trout at the National Center for Cool and Cold Water Aquaculture. National Poultry Breeders Roundtable. May 6-7, 2010, St. Louis, Missouri. p. 10.
Live and carcass leg characteristics in terminally-sired lambs. Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Mousel, M.R., Leeds, T.D., Notter, D.R., Zerby, H.N., Moeller, S.J., Lewis, G.S. 2010. Live and carcass leg characteristics in terminally-sired lambs. [abstract]. American Society of Animal Science. 88: 579.
Response to selection for bacterial cold water disease resistance in rainbow trout - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leeds, T.D., Silverstein, J., Weber, G.M., Vallejo, R.L., Palti, Y., Rexroad III, C.E., Evenhuis, J., Hadidi, S., Welch, T.J., Wiens, G.D. 0210. Response to selection for bacterial cold water disease resistance in rainbow trout. Journal of Animal Science. 88:1936-1946.
Inheritance of rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss spleen size and correlation with bacterial cold water disease resistance - (Abstract Only)
Wiens, G.D., Vallejo, R.L., Leeds, T.D., Palti, Y., Evenhuis, J., Welch, T.J., Rexroad Iii, C.E. 2010. Inheritance of rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss spleen size and correlation with bacterial cold water disease resistance. World Aquaculture Society Meeting 2010. Paper No. 87.
Evidence of major genes affecting bacterial cold water disease resistance in rainbow trout using Bayesian methods of complex segregation analysis - (Abstract Only)
Vallejo, R.L., Wiens, G.D., Rexroad Iii, C.E., Welch, T.J., Evenhuis, J., Leeds, T.D., Janss, L.L., Palti, Y. 2010. Evidence of major genes affecting bacterial cold water disease resistance in rainbow trout using Bayesian methods of complex segregation analysis. Plant and Animal Genome Conference XVIII. Paper No. 103.
Resistance of rainbow trout to Flavobacterium psychrophilum infection: integrating selective breeding and microbial genomics - (Proceedings)
Wiens, G.D., Leeds, T.D., Vallejo, R.L., Palti, Y., Welch, T.J., Rexroad III, C.E. 2009. Resistance of rainbow trout to Flavobacterium psychrophilum infection: integrating selective breeding and microbial genomics. Flavobacterium Meeting.
Response to selection for bacterial cold water disease resistance in rainbow trout - (Abstract Only)
Leeds, T.D., Silverstein, J., Vallejo, R.L., Palti, Y., Rexroad III, C.E., Evenhuis, J., Hadidi, S., Weber, G.M., Welch, T.J., Wiens, G.D. 2009. Response to selection for bacterial cold water disease resistance in rainbow trout. International Symposium on Genetics in Aquaculture.
Resistance of rainbow trout to Flavobacterium psychrophilum infection: integrating selective breeding and microbial genomics - (Abstract Only)
Wiens, G.D., Leeds, T.D., Vallejo, R.L., Palti, Y., Welch, T.J., Rexroad Iii, C.E. 2009. Resistance of rainbow trout to Flavobacterium psychrophilum infection: integrating selective breeding and microbial genomics. Flavobacterium 2009 Meeting. Paper No. 100.
Response to selection for bacterial cold water disease resistance in rainbow trout - (Abstract Only)
Leeds, T.D., Silverstein, J., Vallejo, R.L., Palti, Y., Rexroad III, C.E., Evenhuis, J., Hadidi, S., Weber, G.M., Welch, T.J., Wiens, G.D. 2009. Response to selection for bacterial cold water disease resistance in rainbow trout. American Fishery Society (Fish Health Section) Proceedings.
Variable regions in Flavobacterium psychrophilum strains identified by comparative genomics: application to selective breeding for cold water disease resistance - (Abstract Only)
Wiens, G.D., Lapatra, S.E., Palti, Y., Vallejo, R.L., Leeds, T.D., Welch, T.J., Rexroad III, C.E. 2009. Variable regions in Flavobacterium psychrophilum strains identified by comparative genomics: application to selective breeding for cold water disease resistance. American Fishery Society (Fish Health Section) Proceedings.
Does breed of ram affect ewe and lamb productivity? - (Popular Publication)
Notter, D.R., Leeds, T.D., Mousel, M.R., Leymaster, K.A., Lewis, G.S. 2009.Does breed of ram affect ewe and lamb productivity?. The Shepherd. March Issue. pp. 8-10.
Rainbow trout resistance to bacterial cold-water disease is moderately heritable and is not adversely correlated with growth Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Silverstein, J., Vallejo, R.L., Palti, Y., Welch, T.J., Wiens, G.D., Rexroad Iii, C.E., Ducrocq, V., Leeds, T.D. 2008. Rainbow trout resistance to bacterial cold-water disease is moderately heritable and is not adversely correlated with growth. Journal of Animal Science. 87:860-867.
Body weight changes and subsequent lambing rates of western whiteface ewes grazing winter range - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Taylor, J.B., Moffet, C.A., Leeds, T.D. 2009. Body weight changes and subsequent lambing rates of western whiteface ewes grazing winter range. Livestock Science. 121:339-342.
B-mode, real-time ultrasound for estimating carcass composition in live sheep: Accuracy of ultrasound measures and their relationships with carcass composition - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leeds, T.D., Mousel, M.R., Notter, D.R., Zerby, H.N., Moffet, C.A., Lewis, G.S. 2008. B-mode, real-time ultrasound for estimating carcass composition in live sheep: Accuracy of ultrasound measures and their relationships with carcass composition. Journal of Animal Science. 86:3203-3214.
Evaluation of Columbia, USMARC-Composite, Suffolk, and Texel rams as terminal sires: Effects of ram breed on ewe productivity and F1 lamb survival and growth. - (Proceedings)
Leeds, T.D., Mousel, M.R., Notter, D.R., Leymaster, K.A., Lewis, G.S. 2008. Evaluation of Columbia, USMARC-Composite, Suffolk, and Texel rams as terminal sires: Effects of ram breed on ewe productivity and F1 lamb survival and growth. Western Section of Animal Science Proceedings. 59:65-68.
Evaluation of three-ram cohort serving capacity tests as a substitute for individual serving capacity tests - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stellflug, J.N., Lewis, G.S., Moffet, C.A., Leeds, T.D. 2008. Evaluation of three-ram cohort serving capacity tests as a substitute for individual serving capacity tests. Journal of Animal Science. 86:2024-2031.
Technical Note: Comparison of traditional needle vaccination to pneumatic, needle-free vaccination in sheep - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mousel, M.R., Leeds, T.D., White, S.N., Hoesing, L.M. 2008. Technical Note: Comparison of traditional needle vaccination to pneumatic, needle-free vaccination in sheep. Journal of Animal Science. 86:1468-1471.
Sarcomere length dynamics of postmortem ovine Psoas major and Longissimus dorsi muscles. Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Zapata, I., Leeds, T.D., Mousel, M.R., Wick, M.P. 2007. Sarcomere length dynamics of postmortem ovine Psoas major and Longissimus dorsi muscles.. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. 86(1):282.
Relationship between calpastatin activity and lamb carcass characteristics. Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Gervin, J.A., Zerby, H.N., Kuber, P.S., Moeller, S.J., Wick, M.P., Notter, D.R., Leeds, T.D., Mousel, M.R. 2007. Relationship between calpastatin activity and lamb carcass characteristics.. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. 85(1):21.
Ultrasound Estimates of Loin Muscle Measures and Backfat Thickness Augment Live Animal Prediction of Weights of Subprimal Cuts in Sheep. - (Proceedings)
Leeds, T.D., Mousel, M.R., Notter, D.R., Lewis, G.S. 2007. Ultrasound Estimates of Loin Muscle Measures and Backfat Thickness Augment Live Animal Prediction of Weights of Subprimal Cuts in Sheep. Western Section of Animal Science Proceedings. 58:97-100.
Prediction of lamb carcass leg and loin weights using leg score and width measures. - (Proceedings) - (15-Feb-07)
Breed Comparisons and Trends for Ewe Productivity and Lamb Growth Traits in Sheep Managed As Contemporaries in a Western Range System - (Proceedings)
Leeds, T.D., Lewis, G.S. 2006. Breed Comparisons and Trends for Ewe Productivity and Lamb Growth Traits in Sheep Managed as Contemporaries in a Western Range System. Proceedings of the Western Section of the American Society of Animal Science. 57:86-89.
Genetic Parameter Estimates for Performance, Composition, and Meat Quality Traits in Landrace Pig - (Proceedings) - (03-Feb-06)
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