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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: DEVELOPMENT AND ASSESSMENT OF A SYSTEM TO PRODUCE GRASS-FED BEEF FOR THE SOUTHERN GREAT PLAINS

Location: Forage and Livestock Production Unit

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Effects of bale feeder type and supplementation of monensin on hay waste, intake, and performance of beef cattle - (Abstract Only)
Brown, M.A., Sparks, J.D., Sexton, A.J., Mcmurphy, C.P., Mourer, G.L., Richards, C.J., Lalman, D.L. 2013. Effects of bale feeder type and supplementation of monensin on hay waste, intake, and performance of beef cattle. American Society of Animal Science Southern Section Meeting. https://asas.org/docs/southern-section/2013southern_abstracts_web.pdf
Milk production traits of beef cows as affected by horn fly numbers and breed type - (Abstract Only)
Brown, M.A., Mays, A.R., Clifton, S.M., Rosenkrans Jr., C.F. 2013. Milk production traits of beef cows as affected by horn fly numbers and breed type. American Society of Animal Science Southern Section Meeting. https://asas.org/docs/southern-section/2013southern_abstracts_web.pdf
Prediction of preweaning ADG in beef calves from milk fatty acid methyl esters - (Abstract Only)
Brown, M.A., Coleman, S.W. 2012. Prediction of preweaning ADG in beef calves from milk fatty acid methyl esters.[abstract] Journal of Animal Science. 90(3):518.
Associations between heat shock protein 70 genetic polymorphisms and calving traits in crossbred Brahman cows - (Abstract Only)
Rosenkranz, C., Brown, M.A., Brown, H., Looper, M. 2012. Associations between heat shock protein 70 genetic polymorphisms and calving traits in crossbred Brahman cows.[abstract] Journal of Animal Science. 90(3):424.
Fecal NIRS relationship with intake and diet digestibility of grazed Bahiagrass by cows determined by nalkanes - (Abstract Only)
Coleman, S.W., Chase, C.C. 2012. Fecal NIRS relationship with intake and diet digestibility of grazed Bahiagrass by cows determined by nalkanes.[abstract] Journal of Animal Science. 90(3):454.
Effects of diet on carcass quality and consumer taste panel acceptance of intact or castrated hair lambs - (Abstract Only)
Burke, J.M., Brown, M.A. 2012. Effects of diet on carcass quality and consumer taste panel acceptance of intact or castrated hair lambs.[abstract] Journal of Animal Science. 90(3):439.
Breed group effects for chute exit velocity as an indicator trait for temperament in weaner cattle - (Abstract Only)
(01-Apr-12)
Breed and winter nutrition effects on diet digestibility and intake of cows grazing bahiagrass pastures - (Abstract Only)
Coleman, S.W., Williams, M.J., Chase, C.C., Riley, D.G., Bowers, E.J. 2012. Breed and winter nutrition effects on diet digestibility and intake of cows grazing bahiagrass pastures [abstract]. Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists Proceedings. 90(1):27.
Effects of bovine cytochrome P450 single nucleotide polymorphism, forage type, and body condition on production traits in cattle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(03-May-11)
Genetics of postweaning performance of beef cattle on forage - (Abstract Only)
(04-Mar-11)
Relationship between horn fly infestation and polymorphisms in cytochrome - (Abstract Only)
(04-Mar-11)
Effects of feeding sericea lespedeza as a natural anthelmintic for haemonchus contortus in lactating does - (Abstract Only)
Vest, J.L., Brown, M.A., Kohler, J.D., Hudson, M.D., Nusz, S.R., Burke, J.M., Miller, J.E., Mackown, C.T., Walker, E.L. 2012. Effects of feeding sericea lespedeza as a natural anthelmintic for haemonchus contortus in lactating does [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 90(1):12.
Bermudagrass intake and efficiency of utilization in Katahdin, Suffolk, and reciprocal-cross lambs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brown, M.A., Starks, P.J., Gao, F.Q., Wang, X.Z., Wu, J.P. 2012. Bermudagrass intake and efficiency of utilization in Katahdin, Suffolk, and reciprocal-cross lambs. Professional Animal Scientist. 28:358-363.
The relationship of cow size and calf birth weight to calf weaning weight in a commercial Brangus cow/calf operation - (Abstract Only)
(15-Nov-10)
Determining dry matter intake of annual and perennial cool-season grasses harvested as high moisture hay and fed to lambs - (Abstract Only)
Tuthill, C.K., Gorycza, J.T., Phillips, W.A., Northup, B.K. 2010. Determining dry matter intake of annual and perennial cool-season grasses harvested as high moisture hay and fed to lambs. Research Day Abstracts: Regional Universities Research Day. (5):2-5.
Milk Yield and Quality in Cows Sired by Different Beef Breeds - (Abstract Only)
Brown, M.A., Holloway, J.W., Lalman, D.L. 2010. Milk Yield and Quality in Cows Sired by Different Beef Breeds. Professional Animal Scientist.26(2010):393-397
Intake and digestibility of low and high quality forage diets by purebred and cross-bred steers of tropically adapted breeds - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Phillips, W.A., Coleman, S.W., Riley, D.G., Chase, C.C., Holloway, J.W., Warrington, B. 2010. Intake and digestibility of low and high quality forage diets by purebred and cross-bred steers of tropically adapted breeds. Professional Animal Scientist. 1:1278-1285.
Influence of aging days and age at harvest on the meat quality characteristics of Gannan black yak - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wan, H.L., Zhang, L.P., Brown, M.A., Wu, X.J., Wang, J.H., Wu, J.P. 2011. Influence of aging days and age at harvest on the meat quality characteristics of Gannan black yak. Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances. 10(9):1089-1096.
The relevancy of forage quality to beef production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Phillips, W.A., Cole, N.A., Horn, G.W. 2011. The relevancy of forage quality to beef production. Crop Science. 51:410-419.
Effects of Heat Shock Protein-70 Gene and Forage System on Milk Yield and Composition of Beef Cattle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brown Jr, A.H., Reiter, S.T., Brown, M.A., Johnson, Z.B., Nabhan, I.A., Lamb, M.A., Starnes, A.R., Rosenkrans Jr, C.F. 2010. Effects of heat shock protein-70 gene and forage system on milk yield and composition of beef cattle. Professional Animal Scientist. 26:398-403
The case study: effect of limiting access to winter wheat pasture on performance of Angus, Brahman, Romosinuano, and Reciprocal cross calves - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Phillips, W.A., Coleman, S.W., Chase, C.C. 2010. The case study: Effect of limiting access to winter wheat pasture on performance of Angus, Brahman, Romosinuano, and Reciprocal cross calves. Professional Animal Scientist. 26:561-569.
Milk yield and quality in cows sired by different beef breeds - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brown, M.A., Lalman, D.L. 2010. Milk yield and quality in cows sired by different beef breeds. Professional Animal Scientist. 26:393-397.
The effects of protein supplement on leptin concentrations in lambs and meat goat kids grazing Bermudagrass pastures in Central Oklahoma - (Abstract Only)
Walker, E.L., Nusz, S.A., Keisler, D.H., Brown, M.A. 2010. The effects of protein supplement on leptin concentrations in lambs and meat goat kids grazing Bermudagrass pastures in Central Oklahoma [abstract]. American Society of Animal Science Annual Meeting, July 11-15, 2010, Denver, CO. Available on-line: http://adsa.asas.org/meetings/2010/toc.asp
Effect of feeding system and breed on n-3 and n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acid content of lamb muscles - (Abstract Only)
Davila El Rassi, G., Banskalieva, V., Brown, M.A. 2010. Effect of feeding system and breed on n-3 and n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acid content of lamb muscles [abstract]. American Society of Animal Science Annual Meeting, February 6-9, 2010, Denver, CO. Available on-line: http://www.asas.org/abstracts/ASAS_Sectional_Abstracts_2010.pdf
Effects of endophyte-infected fescue seed on physiological parameters of mature female meat goats - (Abstract Only)
Boyer, A.R., Mays,, T.L., Webb, G.W., Brown, M.A., Walker, E.L. 2010. Effects of endophyte-infected fescue seed on physiological parameters of mature female meat goats [abstract]. American Society of Animal Science Annual Meeting, July 11-15, 2010, Denver, CO. Available on-line: http://adsa.asas.org/meetings/2010/toc.asp
Fatty acid composition including cis-9, trans-11 CLA of cooked ground lamb - (Abstract Only)
Davila El Rassi, G., Banskalieva, V., Brown, M.A. 2010. Fatty acid composition including cis-9, trans-11 CLA of cooked ground lamb [abstract]. American Society of Animal Science Annual Meeting, July 11-15, 2010, Denver, CO. Available on-line: http://adsa.asas.org/meetings/2010/toc.asp
Association of a single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) of calpain 1 (CAPN1) gene with meat tenderness of yak. - (Abstract Only)
Wu, X.J., Yang, L., Wan, H.L., Zhang, L.P., Wang, J.H., Brown, M.A., Wu, J.P. 2010. Association of a single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) of calpain 1 (CAPN1) gene with meat tenderness of yak [abstract]. American Society of Animal Science Annual Meeting, July 11-15, 2010, Denver, CO. Available on-line: http://adsa.asas.org/meetings/2010/toc.asp
The effects of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) of calpastatin (CAST) gene on meat tenderness of yak. - (Abstract Only)
Wang, J.H., Wu, J.P., Wan, H.L., Yang, L., Wu, X.J., Brown, M.A., Zhang, L.P. 2010. The effects of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) of calpastatin (CAST) gene on meat tenderness of yak [abstract]. American Society of Animal Science Annual Meeting, July 11-15, 2010, Denver, CO. Available on-line: http://adsa.asas.org/meetings/2010/toc.asp
Effect of forage energy intake and supplementation on marbling deposition in growing beef cattle. - (Abstract Only)
Sharman, E.D., Lancaster, P.A., Hilton, G.G., Krehbiel, C.R., Phillips, W.A., Horn, G.W. 2010. Effect of forage energy intake and supplementation on marbling deposition in growing beef cattle. In: Proceeding, Western Section, American Society of Animal Science. 61:44-49.
Different Oilseed Supplements Alter Fatty Acid Composition of Different Adipose Tissues of Adult Ewes. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Peng, Y., Brown, M.A., Wu, J., Liu, Z. 2010. Different oilseed supplements alter fatty acid composition of different adipose tissues of adult ewes. Meat Science. 85(3):542-549.
Effects of breed and diet on beef quality characteristics - (Abstract Only)
Rojas, T.N., Brown Jr., A.H., Pohlman, F.W., Brown, M.A., Johnson, Z.B., Dais-Morse, P., Mckenzie, L., Mchall, L. 2010. Effects of breed and diet on beef quality characteristics [abstract]. American Society of Animal Science Annual Meeting, February 6-9, 2010, Denver, CO. Available on-line: http://www.asas.org/abstracts/ASAS_Sectional_Abstracts_2010.pdf
Grazing Stategy To Decrease Dietary Crude Protien Wastage In Stocker Calves Grazing Winter Wheat Pasture. - (Proceedings)
Phillips, W.A., Coleman, S.W., Riley, D.G., Chase, C.C. 2010. Grazing Stategy To Decrease Dietary Crude Protien Wastage In Stocker Calves Grazing Winter Wheat Pasture.. Proceedings of the National Conference on Grazing Lands. pg. 13-16.
Grazing strategy to decrease crude protein wastage in stocker calves grazing winter wheat pasture - (Abstract Only)
Phillips, W.A., Coleman, S.W., Riley, D.G., Chase, C.C. 2009. Grazing strategy to decrease crude protein wastage in stocker calves grazing winter wheat pasture. Proceedings of the National Conference on Grazing Lands. pg. 13.
Differences in fatty acid composition of milk fat from ruminants of different species and breeds - (Abstract Only)
Peng, Y.S., Brown, M.A., Wu, J.P. 2009. Differences in fatty acid composition of milk fat from ruminants of different species and breeds [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. Paper No. T274. Available: http://www.asas.org/pacificrim09/ASASCAAV-2009-AbstractBook.pdf.
Simple least-cost ration formulation for small beef cattle operations in China - (Abstract Only)
Brown, M.A., Wu, J.P., Holloway, J.W., Peng, Y.S. 2009. Simple least-cost ration formulation for small beef cattle operations in China [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. Paper No. T276. Avaliable: http://www.asas.org/pacificrim09/ASASCAAV-2009-AbstractBook.pdf.
Fatty acid composition of intramuscular fat from pastoral yak and Tibetan sheep - (Abstract Only)
Wu, J.P., Peng, Y.S., Brown, M.A. 2009. Fatty acid composition of intramuscular fat from pastoral yak and Tibetan sheep [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. Paper No. T273. Avaliable: http://www.asas.org/pacificrim09/ASASCAAV-2009-AbstractBook.pdf.
The Revlevancy of Forage Quality to Beef Production - (Abstract Only)
Phillips, W.A. 2009. The Revlevancy of Forage Quality to Beef Production. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts.
Stocker and feedlot performance of beef heifers sired by Braunvieh and Wagyu bulls from Angus-, Brahman-, Senepol- and Tuli-sired dams - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Phillips, W.A., Holloway, J.W., Warrington, B., Venuto, B.C. 2009. Stocker and feedlot performance of beef heifers sired by Braunvieh and Wagyu bulls from Angus-, Brahman-, Senepol- and Tuli-sired dams. Professional Animal Scientist. 25:809-814.
Fatty acid profile of back fat and intramuscular fat from yak and Chinese yellow cattle - (Abstract Only)
Peng, Y., Brown, M.A., Wu, J. 2009. Fatty acid profile of back fat and intramuscular fat from yak and Chinese yellow cattle [abstract]. American Society of Animal Science Annual Meeting, July 12-16, 2009, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Available on-line: http://adsa.asas.org/meetings/2009/abstracts/toc.htm
Effect of breed and production system on the content of cis-9, trans-11 CLA in m. longissimus lumborum and m. Semimembranosus of lambs - (Abstract Only)
Davila El Rassi, G., Banskalieva, V., Brown, M.A. 2009. Effect of breed and production system on the content of cis-9, trans-11 CLA in m. longissimus lumborum and m. Semimembranosus of lambs [abstract]. American Society of Animal Science Annual Meeting, July 12-16, 2009, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Available on-line: http://adsa.asas.org/meetings/2009/abstracts/toc.htm
Effect of shed type and sunflower supplementation of fatty acid profile and nutritional implications in lamb tissues - (Abstract Only)
Brown, M.A., Peng, Y., Wu, J. 2009. Effect of shed type and sunflower supplementation of fatty acid profile and nutritional implications in lamb tissues[abstract]. American Society of Animal Science Annual Meeting, July 12-16, 2009, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Available on-line: http://adsa.asas.org/meetings/2009/abstracts/toc.htm
Sequence Grazing of Perennial and Annual Cool-Season Grasses to Extend the Grazing Season for Stocker Calves - (Abstract Only)
Northup, B.K., Phillips, W.A., Hopkins, A.A. 2009. Sequence Grazing of Perennial and Annual Cool-Season Grasses to Extend the Grazing Season for Stocker Calves. J. Anima. Sci. Vol. 87,E-Suppl.2 pg. 575.
Performance of Stocker Cattle Fed Hay and Protein Supplements during the Winter and Grazed on Wheat Pasture during the Spring - (Abstract Only)
Phillips, W.A., Bandyk, C.A., Geary, T.W. 2009. Performance of Stocker Cattle Fed Hay and Protein Supplements during the Winter and Grazed on Wheat Pasture during the Spring. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 87, E-Suppl. 2. 225.
Milk leptin in sows and blood leptin and growth of their offspring - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Whitley, N.C., O'Brien, D.J., Quinn, R.W., Keisler, D.H., Walker, E.L., Brown, M.A. 2009. Milk leptin in sows and blood leptin and growth of their offspring. Journal of Animal Science. 87:1659-1663.
Natural Resources Research Update: Finishing Beef Cattle on Grass Pastures - (Research Technical Update)
Phillips, W.A. 2009. Natural Resources Research Update: Finishing Beef Cattle on Grass Pastures. Update #235755. NRRU.update@ars.usda.gov.
The effects of free choice protein supplementation on growth of lambs and meat goat kids grazing warm season grasses - (Abstract Only)
Nusz, S., Walker, E.L., Brown, M.A. 2009. The effects of free choice protein supplementation on growth of lambs and meat goat kids grazing warm season grasses [abstract]. American Society of Animal Science Southern Section Meeting, January 31-February 3, 2009, Atlanta, GA. p. 33. Available on-line: http://www.asas.org/southern/meetings_past.asp.
Fatty Acid Profile and Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA) in the Milk Fate from Qingphai Yak - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Peng, Y.S., Brown, M.A., Wu, J.P., Wei, L.X., Wu, J.L., Sanbei, D.Z. 2008. Fatty acid profile and conjugated linoleic ccid (CLA) in the milk fate from Qingphai yak. Professional Animal Scientist. 24:479-487.
Estimation of bermudagrass forage intake from canopy spectral absorbance measurements using hyperspectral radiometry - (Proceedings)
Gao, F.Q., Brown, M.A., Wang, X.Z., Starks, P.J., Wu, J.P. 2008. Estimation of bermudagrass forage intake from canopy spectral absorbance measurements using hyperspectral radiometry. In: Proceedings of the International Grasslands Congress, Multifunctional Grasslands in a Changing World, June 27 - July 5, 2008, Hohhot, Inner Mongolla, China. 1:407. Available on-line: http://www.rangelandcongress.com/ChinaCongress.htm
Relationships of milk production of beef cows to postweaning gain of thier calves - (Proceedings)
Wang, X.Z., Brown, M.A., Gao, F.Q., Liu, W.J., Wu, J.P. 2008. Relationships of milk production of beef cows to postweaning gain of thier calves. In: Proceedings of the International Grasslands Congress, Multifunctional Grasslands in a Changing World, June 27 - July 5, 2008, Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, China. 2:139. Available on-line: Available on-line: http://www.rangelandcongress.com/ChinaCongress.htm.
Forage-based systems for beef and dairy cattle production: Challenges and opportunities in the South Central region - (Abstract Only)
Phillips, W.A., Northup, B.K., Horn, G.W. 2008. Forage-based systems for beef and dairy cattle production: Challenges and opportunities in the South Central region. American Society of Animal Science. Vol. 86. pg 310.
Evaluation of parasite load in hair- or wool-type on pasture or drylot settings - (Abstract Only)
Appeddu, L., Brown, M.A., Hart, S. 2008. Evaluation of parasite load in hair- or wool-type on pasture or drylot settings [abstract]. American Society of Animal Science Southern Section Meeting, February 4-5, 2008, Dallas, TX. p. 32. Available on-line: http://www.asas.org/southern/meetings_past.asp.
Relationships among bovine heat shock protein 70 genotype, forage type, and plasma concentrations of HSP-70. - (Abstract Only)
Nabhan, L., Lamb, M., Reiter, S., Okimoto, R., Brown, M.A., Brown, Jr., H., Rosenkrans, Jr., C. 2008. Relationships among bovine heat shock protein 70 genotype, forage type, and plasma concentrations of HSP-70 [abstract]. American Society of Animal Science Southern Section Meeting, February 4-5, 2008, Dallas, TX. p. 3. Available on-line: http://www.asas.org/southern/meetings_past.asp.
Identification of genomic polymorphisms in upstream elements of the bovine CYP3A28 gene - (Abstract Only)
Murphy, K., Reiter, S., Brown, M.A., Okimoto, R., Brown, Jr., H., Rosenkrans, Jr., C. 2008. Identification of genomic polymorphisms in upstream elements of the bovine CYP3A28 gene [abstract]. American Society of Animal Science Southern Section Meeting, February 4-5, 2008, Dallas, TX. p. 36. Available on-line: http://www.asas.org/southern/meetings_past.asp.
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