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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: EVALUATION OF MATERNAL AND PATERNAL GERMPLASM FOR INCREASING EFFICIENCY OF SHEEP IN WESTERN RANGELAND PRODUCTION SYSTEMS Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Changes in tail length between docking and weaning of lambs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lewis, G.S. 2013. Changes in tail length between docking and weaning of lambs. Sheep and Goat Research Journal. 28:6-9.
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.
Impacts of maternal selenium supply and nutritional plane on visceral tissues and intestinal biology in 180 day-old offspring in sheep. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yunusova, R.D., Neville, T.L., Vonnahme, K.A., Hammer, C.J., Reed, J.J., Taylor, J.B., Redmer, D.A., Reynold, L.P., Caton, J.S. 2013. Impacts of maternal selenium supply and nutritional plane on visceral tissues and intestinal biology in 180 day-old offspring in sheep. Journal of Animal Science. 91:2229-2242.
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.
Effects of nutritional plane and selenium supply during gestation on visceral organ mass and indices of intestinal growth and vascularity in primiparous ewes at parturition and during early lactation. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meyer, A.M., Reed, J.J., Neville, T.L., Taylor, J.B., Reynolds, L.P., Redmer, D.A., Vonnahme, K.A., Caton, J.S. 2012. Effects of nutritional plane and selenium supply during gestation on visceral organ mass and indices of intestinal growth and vascularity in primiparous ewes at parturition and during early lactation. Journal of Animal Science. 90:2941-2952.
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.
Nutritional plane and selenium supply during gestation impact yield and nutrient composition of colostrum and milk in primiparous ewes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meyer, A.M., Reed, J.J., Neville, T.L., Maddock-Carlin, K.R., Thorson, K.A., Taylor, J.B., Reynold, L.P., Luther, J.D., Redman, J.S., Vonnahme, K.A., Caton, J.S. 2011. Nutritional plane and selenium supply during gestation impact yield and nutrient composition of colostrum and milk in primiparous ewes. Journal of Animal Science. 89:1627-1639.
Genome-Wide Association Study of Entropion Eyelid in Multiple Breeds of Sheep     Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Mousel, M.R., Reynolds, J.O., White, S.N. 2012. Genome-Wide Association Study of Entropion Eyelid in Multiple Breeds of Sheep. Plant and Animal Genome. No. W151.
Sodium chlorate reduces presence of Escherichia coli in feces of lambs and ewes managed in shed-lambing systems     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Taylor, J.B., Dungan, R.S., Lewis, G.S. 2011. Sodium chlorate reduces presence of Escherichia coli in feces of lambs and ewes managed in shed-lambing systems. Journal of Animal Science. 90:381-386.
Strategic Selenium Management: Natural Biofortification of Grazing Livestock with Selenium to Avert Selenium Deficiency and Enhance the Nutritional Value of Food Products. - (Book / Chapter)
Taylor, J.B. 2011. Strategic Selenium Management: Natural Biofortification of Grazing Livestock with Selenium to Avert Selenium Deficiency and Enhance the Nutritional Value of Food Products. In Selenium: Global Perspectives of Impacts on Humans, Animals and the Environment. Hefei, China: University of Science and Technology of China Press. p.17-18.
Supplemental branched-chain amino acids improve performance and immune response of newly-received feedlot calves - (Proceedings)
Carter, B.H., Mathis, C.P., Duff, G.C., Taylor, J.B., Taylor, K.M., Graham, B.C., Hall, L.W., Allen, J.D., Hallford, D.M., Loest, C.A. 2011. Supplemental branched-chain amino acids improve performance and immune response of newly-received feedlot calves. Western Section of Animal Science Proceedings. 62:321-324.
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.
Correlations between measures of feed efficiency and feedlot return for F1 lambs - (Abstract Only)
(14-Mar-11)
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.
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.
Comparison of Prion Allele Frequency found in Suffolk and Targhee Sheep - (Other)
Comparison of Prion Allele Frequency found in Suffolk and Targhee Sheep. 2010. Phan. J.P., and Mousel, M.R. West Michigan Regional Undergraduate Science Research Conference, Grand Rapids, MI, Oct. 30, 2010. Poster presentation.
Maternal selenium supplementation and timing of nutrient restriction in pregnant sheep: Impacts on nutrient availability to the fetus     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lekatz, L.A., Caton, J.S., Taylor, J.B., Reynolds, L.P., Redmer, D.A., Vonnahme, K.A. 2011. Maternal selenium supplementation and timing of nutrient restriction in pregnant sheep: Impacts on nutrient availability to the fetus. Journal of Animal Science. 89:59-76.
Ovine offspring growth and diet digestibility are influenced by maternal Se supplementation and nutritional intake level during pregnancy despite a common postnatal diet     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Neville, T.L., Caton, J.S., Hammer, C.J., Reed, J.J., Luther, J.S., Taylor, J.B., Vonnahme, K.A. 2010. Ovine offspring growth and diet digestibility are influenced by maternal Se supplementation and nutritional intake level during pregnancy despite a common postnatal diet. Journal of Animal Science. 88:3645-3656.
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.
Pregnancy rates after ewes were treated with estradiol-17beta and oxytocin. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lewis, G.S. 2010. Pregnancy rates after ewes were treated with estradiol-17beta and oxytocin. Small Ruminant Research. 25:21-25.
Association analysis of a CCR5 variant with ewe lifetime production.     Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Mousel, M.R., White, S.N., Hoesing, L.M. 2010. Association analysis of a CCR5 variant with ewe lifetime production. Plant and Animal Genome Conference Proceedings. P571.
Triennial Reproduction Symposium: challenges and opportunities facing livestock reproduction in the 21st century.     Reprint Icon - (Proceedings)
Knox, R.V., Day, M.L., Lewis, G.S., Lucy, M.D., Vonnahme, K.A. 2010. Triennial Reproduction Symposium: challenges and opportunities facing livestock reproduction in the 21st century.. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. EE(13Suppl):E193-194.
Maternal selenium supplementation and timing of nutrient restriction in pregnant sheep: Impacts on maternal endocrine status and placental characteristics. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lekatz, L.A., Caton, J.S., Taylor, J.B., Reynolds, L.P., Redmer, D.A., Vonnahme, K.A. 2010. Maternal selenium supplementation and timing of nutrient restriction in pregnant sheep: Effects on maternal endocrine status and placental characteristics. Journal of Animal Science. 88:955-971.
Enhancing nutritiousness of lamb meat and preventing selenium deficiency. - (Abstract Only)
(11-Sep-09)
Abstracts in Journal of Animal Science - (Other)
(01-Sep-09)
Association analysis of a CCR5 variant with ewe lifetime production in 3 breeds of sheep.     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mousel, M.R., White, S.N., Hoesing, L.M. 2010. Association analysis of a CCR5 variant with ewe lifetime production in 3 breeds of sheep. Animal Genetics. 41(2):222-223.
Cotyledonary responses to maternal selenium and dietary restriction may influence alteration in fetal weight and fetal liver glycogen sheep     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lekatz, L.A., Ward, M.A., Borowicz, P.P., Taylor, J.B., Redmer, D.A., Grazul-Bilska, A.T., Reynolds, L.P., Caton, J.S., Vonnahme, K.A. 2009. Cotyledonary responses to maternal selenium and dietary restriction may influence alteration in fetal weight and fetal liver glycogen sheep. Animal Reproduction Science. 117:216-225.
Strategic use of naturally selenium-rich milling coproducts to manage selenium deficiency in range ewes and their lamb - (Abstract Only)
Taylor, J.B. 2009. Strategic use of naturally selenium-rich milling coproducts to manage selenium deficiency in range ewes and their lamb. Joint Abstracts of the American Dairy Science and Society of Animal Science. 87(Suppl.2):561.
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.
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