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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Improving the Efficiency and Sustainability of Diversified Forage-Based Livestock Production Systems

Location: Forage and Livestock Production Unit

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

High forage quality helps maintain resilience to gastrointestinal parasites in sheep and goats - (Abstract Only)
Turner, K.E. 2015. High forage quality helps maintain resilience to gastrointestinal parasites in sheep and goats. Timely Topic for the American Consortium for Small Ruminant Parasite Control. Available: www.wormx.info/#!timelytopics/cstl.
Carcass parameters and meat quality in meat-goat kids finished on chicory, birdsfoot trefoil, or red clover pastures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Turner, K.E., Cassida, K.A., Zerby, H.N., Brown, M.A. 2015. Carcass parameters and meat quality in meat-goat kids finished on chicory, birdsfoot trefoil, or red clover pastures. Meat Science. 105(2015)68-74.
Open pasture, silvopasture, and sward herbage maturity effects on nutritive value and fermentation characteristics of cool-season pasture - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Neel, J.P., Felton, E.E., Singh, S., Sexstone, A.J., Belesky, D.P. 2015. Open pasture, silvopasture, and sward herbage maturity effects on nutritive value and fermentation characteristics of cool-season pasture. Grass and Forage Science. doi: 10.1111/gfs.12172.
Relationships of milk yield and quality of six breed groups of beef cows to preweaning average daily gain of their calves - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, T., Mays, A.R., Turner, K.E., Wu, J., Brown, M.A. 2015. Relationships of milk yield and quality of six breed groups of beef cows to preweaning average daily gain of their calves. Journal of Animal Science. 93:1859-1864.
Effect of frame size and time-on-pasture on steer performance, longissimus muscle fatty acid composition and tenderness in a forage-finishing system - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Duckett, S.K., C., F., G, V., M., M.C., Neel, J.P., Ron, L.M., William, S.S., Fontenot, J.P. 2014. Effect of frame size and time-on-pasture on steer performance, longissimus muscle fatty acid composition and tenderness in a forage-finishing system. Journal of Animal Science. 92:4767-4774.
Meat goat kids finished on alfalfa, red clover, or orchardgrass pastures: Carcass merit and meat quality - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Turner, K.E., Cassida, K.A., Zerby, H.N. 2014. Meat goat kids finished on alfalfa, red clover, or orchardgrass pastures: Carcass merit and meat quality. Meat Science. 98(2014)629-636.
Carcass merit and meat quality when Suffolk lambs, Katahdin lambs, and meat-goat kids were finished on a grass-legume pasture with and without supplementation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Turner, K.E., Belesky, D.P., Cassida, K.A., Zerby, H.N. 2014. Carcass merit and meat quality when Suffolk lambs, Katahdin lambs, and meat-goat kids were finished on a grass-legume pasture with and without supplementation. Meat Science. 98(2014):211-219.
High forage quality helps maintain resilience to gastrointestinal parasites on sheep and goats - (Other)
Turner, K.E. 2014. High forage quality helps maintain resilience to gastrointestinal parasites on sheep and goats. Miscellaneous Publishing Information Bulletin. http://www.wormx.info/Resources/Topics/Turner-forages.html.
Relationship between pasture nutritive measurements and plasma urea nitrogen in lambs grazing silvopasture or open pasture - (Proceedings)
Neel, J.P., Belesky, D.P. 2014. Relationship between pasture nutritive measurements and plasma urea nitrogen in lambs grazing silvopasture or open pasture. Journal of Animal Science. vol. 92,E-Suppl. 2.
A study of the level and dynamics of Eimeria populations in naturally infected, grazing beef cattle at various stages of production in the mid-Atlantic U.S.A. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lucas, A.S., Swecker Jr., W.S., Lindsay, D.S., Scaglia, G., Neel, J.P., Elvinger, F.C., Zajac, A.M. 2014. A study of the level and dynamics of Eimeria populations in naturally infected, grazing beef cattle at various stages of production in the mid-Atlantic U.S.A. Veterinary Parasitology. 202:201-206.
Performance and blood parameters when lambs and meat-goat kids were finished on pasture with and without whole cottonseed (Gossypium hirsutum) supplementation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(28-Jan-14)
Milk production traits of beef cows as affected by horn fly count and sire breed type - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mays, A.R., Brown, M.A., Vontungeln, D.L., Rosenkrans, C.F. 2014. Milk production traits of beef cows as affected by horn fly count and sire breed type. Journal of Animal Science. 92(3:1208-1212.
Factors influencing feed efficiency for beef cows of varying proportion of Brahman influence - (Abstract Only)
(07-Sep-13)
Evaluation of antimicrobial resistance of bovine bacteria to antibiotics - (Abstract Only)
(15-Apr-13)
Associations among heat shock protein 70 genotype, forage system, and horn fly infestation of beef cattle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Turner, C.M., Brown, H., Brown, M.A., Steelman, D., Rosenkrans, C. 2013. Associations among heat shock protein 70 genotype, forage system, and horn fly infestation of beef cattle. Professional Animal Scientist. 29(2013):237-241.
Intake, digestibility, and passage rate of three warm-season grass hays consumed by beef steers - (Abstract Only)
Turner, K.E., Coleman, S.W., Chase, C.C. 2013. Intake, digestibility, and passage rate of three warm-season grass hays consumed by beef steers. Joint Meeting of the ADSA, AMSA, ASAS and PSA. 91:702-703.
Silvopasture: Small ruminants for establishment, management and usage - (Abstract Only)
Neel, J.P. 2013. Silvopasture: Small ruminants for establishment, management and usage [abstract]. Grazinglands Research Laboratory Miscellaneous Publication. Pg. 6-7.
Effects of forage species or concentrate finishing on animal performance, carcass and meat quality - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Duckett, S.K., Neel, J.P., Lewis, R.M., Fontenot, J.P., Clapham, W.M. 2013. Effects of forage species or concentrate finishing on animal performance, carcass and meat quality. Journal of Animal Science. 91:1454-1467.
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