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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Improved Nutrient Efficiency of Beef Cattle and Swine

Location: Nutrition and Environmental Management Research

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

Effects of dietary glycerin inclusion at 0%, 5%, 10%, and 15% of dry matter on energy metabolism and nutrient balance in finishing beef steers - (Abstract Only)
(10-Apr-14)
Phosphorus and calcium retention in serially harvested cattle - (Abstract Only)
(18-Mar-14)
Changes in the rumen microbiome from steers differing in feed efficiency - (Abstract Only)
(21-Feb-14)
DNA polymorphisms and transcript abundance of PRKAG2 and AMPK in the rumen are associated with gain and feed intake in beef steers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(14-Feb-14)
Effects of maternal nutrient restriction followed by re-alimentation during mid-gestation on uterine blood flow in beef cows - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(07-Feb-14)
Lysozyme as an alternative to antibiotics improves growth performance and tumor necrosis factor-a levels during an indirect immune challenge - (Abstract Only)
Oliver, W.T., Wells, J., Maxwell, C.V. 2014. Lysozyme as an alternative to antibiotics improves growth performance and tumor necrosis factor-a levels during an indirect immune challenge [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science 92(Supplement 2):50.
Surface enlargement factor of rumen papillae and expression of genes involved in dermatological diseases and their relationships with feed intake in beef steers - (Abstract Only)
Kern, R.J., Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Freetly, H.C., Snelling, W.M., Miles, J.R., Ludden, P.A. 2014. Surface enlargement factor of rumen papillae and expression of genes involved in dermatological diseases and their relationships with feed intake in beef steers [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 92(Supplement 2):32.
An evaluation of the differences in the rumen transcriptome among beef steers with extreme feed efficiency phenotypes - (Abstract Only)
Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Kern, R.J., Kuehn, L.A., Miles, J.R., Freetly, H.C., Snelling, W.M., Ludden, P.A. 2014. An evaluation of the differences in the rumen transcriptome among beef steers with extreme feed efficiency phenotypes. Plant & Animal Genome XXII Conference, January 11-15, 2014, San Diego, CA. Abstract No. W155.
Effects of decreased dietary roughage concentration on energy metabolism and nutrient balance in finishing beef cattle     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hales, K.E., Brown Brandl, T.M., Freetly, H.C. 2014. Effects of decreased dietary roughage concentration on energy metabolism and nutrient balance in finishing beef cattle. Journal of Animal Science. 92(1):264-271.
Adipose and muscle tissue gene expression of two genes (NCAPG and LCORL) located in a chromosomal region associated with cattle feed intake and gain     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Kuehn, L.A., Oliver, W.T., Sexten, A.K., Miles, J.R., Rempel, L.A., Cushman, R.A., Freetly, H.C. 2013. Adipose and muscle tissue gene expression of two genes (NCAPG and LCORL) located in a chromosomal region associated with cattle feed intake and gain. PLoS One. 8(11):e80882.
Effects of glycerin on receiving performance and health status of beef steers and nutrient digestibility and rumen fermentation characteristics of growing steers     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hales, K.E., Kraich, K.J., Bondurant, R.G., Meyer, B.E., Luebbe, M.K., Brown, M.S., Cole, N.A., MacDonald, J.C. 2013. Effects of glycerin on receiving performance and health status of beef steers and nutrient digestibility and rumen fermentation characteristics of growing steers. Journal of Animal Science. 91(9):4277-4289.
Effects of crude glycerin in steam-flaked corn-based diets fed to growing feedlot cattle     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hales, K.E., Bondurant, R.G., Luebbe, M.K., Cole, N.A., MacDonald, J.C. 2013. Effects of crude glycerin in steam-flaked corn-based diets fed to growing feedlot cattle. Journal of Animal Science. 91(8):3875-3880.
Influence of dry matter intake, dry matter digestibility, and feeding behavior on body weight gain of beef steers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(10-Apr-13)
Feedlot research at the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center - (Literature Review)
Freetly, H.C., Hales Paxton, K.E. 2013. Feedlot research at the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center. In: Proceeding of the 2013 Plains Nutrition Council Spring Conference, April 18-19, 2013, San Antonio, Texas. p. 102-107.
Effects of roughage concentration in dry-rolled corn-based diets containing wet distillers grains with solubles on performance and carcass characteristics of finishing beef steers     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hales, K.E., Freetly, H.C., Shackelford, S.D., King, D.A. 2013. Effects of roughage concentration in dry-rolled corn-based diets containing wet distillers grains with solubles on performance and carcass characteristics of finishing beef steers. Journal of Animal Science. 91(7):3315-3321.
Ruminal and adipose gene expression in beef steers selected for diverse feed intake and gain phenotypes - (Abstract Only)
Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Rempel, L.A., Hales, K.E., Oliver, W.T., Freetly, H.C., Kuehn, L.A. 2013. Ruminal and adipose gene expression in beef steers selected for diverse feed intake and gain phenotypes [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. 91(E-Supplement 2):629.
Ruminal methanogens in steers that are negative or positive for residual gain - (Abstract Only)
Freetly, H., Wells, J., Kim, M., Hales, K., Lindholm-Perry, A. 2013. Ruminal methanogens in steers that are negative or positive for residual gain [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. 91(E-Supplement 2):437.
Insulin and insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) receptor phosphorylation in µ-calpain knockout mice - (Abstract Only)
Oliver, W., Chishti, A., Kemp, C. 2013. Insulin and insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) receptor phosphorylation in µ-calpain knockout mice [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. 91(E-Supplement 2):628.
Environmental impact of new feeding choices in the feedlot industry - (Abstract Only)
Hales, K.E. 2013. Environmental impact of new feeding choices in the feedlot industry [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. 91(Supplement 2):33. Abstract No. O102.
Last Modified: 4/17/2014
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