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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Brian J Kerr
Agroecosystems Management Research
Animal Science

Phone: (515) 294-0224
Fax: (515) 294-1209

2110 UNIVERSITY BOULEVARD
AMES , IA 50011

Projects
Animal and Manure Management for Sustainable Production and Reduced Environmental Impact
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 429525
Utilizing the Iowa State University Animal Care and Use Committee
Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 431020
Energy Content and Lipid Digestibility of Distillers Corn Oil and Other Fat and Oil Sources used in the Global Feed Industry
Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement (T)
  Accession Number: 428721

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Impact of dietary carbohydrate and protein source and content on swine manure foaming properties -
Van Weelden, M., Andersen, D., Kerr, B.J., Trabue, S.L., Rosentrater, K., Pepple, L., dos Santos, T. 2016. Impact of dietary carbohydrate and protein source and content on swine manure foaming properties. Biological Engineering (ASABE). 59(4):923-932. doi: 10.13031/trans.59.11470.
Lipid digestibility and energy content of distillers corn oil in swine and poultry -
Kerr, B.J., Dozier, W., Shurson, G. 2016. Lipid digestibility and energy content of distillers corn oil in swine and poultry. Journal of Animal Science. 94:2900-2908.
Kinetics of forming aldehydes in frying oils and their distribution in French fries revealed by LC-MS-based chemometrics -
Wang, L., Csallany, A., Kerr, B.J., Shurson, G., Chen, C. 2016. Kinetics of forming aldehydes in frying oils and their distribution in French fries revealed by LC-MS-based chemometrics. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 64:3881-3889.
Evaluation of collection method and diet effects on apparent digestibility and energy values of swine diets -
Li, Y., Tran, H., Bundy, J., Burkey, T., Kerr, B.J., Nielsen, M., Miller, P. 2016. Evaluation of collection method and diet effects on apparent digestibility and energy values of swine diets. Journal of Animal Science. 94:2415-2424.
Microbial community and chemical characteristics of swine manure during maturation -
Trabue, S.L., Kerr, B.J., Bearson, B.L., Hur, M., Parkin, T.B., Wurtele, E.S., Ziemer, C.J. 2016. Microbial community and chemical characteristics of swine manure during maturation. Journal of Environmental Quality. 45(4):1144-1152. doi: 10.2134/jeq2015.09.0446.
Odor and odorous compound emissions from manure of swine fed standard and dried distillers grains with soluble (DDGS) supplemented diets -
Trabue, S.L., Kerr, B.J., Scoggin, K.D. 2016. Odor and odorous compound emissions from manure of swine fed standard and dried distillers grains with soluble (DDGS) supplemented diets. Journal of Environmental Quality. 45:915-923. doi: 10.2134/jeq2015.10.0511.
Impact of fiber source and feed particle size on swine manure properties related to spontaneous foam formation during anaerobic decomposition -
Van Weelden, M., Anderson, D., Kerr, B.J., Trabue, S.L., Peeple, L. 2016. Impact of fiber source and feed particle size on swine manure properties related to spontaneous foam formation during anaerobic decomposition. Bioresource Technology. 202:84-92. doi: 10.1016/j.biortech.2015.11.080.
A cooperative study on the standardized total-tract digestible phosphorus requirement of twenty-kilogram pigs -
Adeloa, O., Azain, M., Carter, S., Crenshaw, T., Estienne, M., Kerr, B.J., Lindemann, M., Maxwell, C., Miller, P., Shannon, M., van Heugten, E. 2015. A cooperative study on the standardized total-tract digestible phosphorus requirement of twenty-kilogram pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 93(12):5743-5753. doi: 10.2527/jas.2015-9509.
Formulating diets containing corn distillers dried grains with solubles on a net energy basis: Effects on pig performance and on energy and nutrient digestibility -
Kerr, B.J., Gabler, N., Shurson, G. 2015. Formulating diets containing corn distillers dried grains with solubles on a net energy basis: Effects on pig performance and on energy and nutrient digestibility. Professional Animal Scientist. 31(6):497-503. doi: 10.15232/pas.2015-01445.
Compositional effects of corn distillers dried grains with variable oil content on digestible, metabolizable, and net energy values in growing pigs -
Kerr, B.J., Gabler, N.K., Shurson, G.E. 2015. Compositional effects of corn distillers dried grains with variable oil content on digestible, metabolizable, and net energy values in growing pigs. Professional Animal Scientist. 31(6):485-496. doi: 10.15232/pas.2015-01444.
An evaluation of the physiochemical and biological characteristics of foaming swine manure -
Van Weelden, M.B., Andersen, D., Trabue, S.L., Kerr, B.J., Rostentrater, K.A., Pepple, L.M. 2015. An evaluation of the physiochemical and biological characteristics of foaming swine manure. Transactions of the ASABE. 58:1299-1307.
Characteristics of lipids and their feeding value in swine diets -
Kerr, B.J., Kellner, T., Shurson, G. 2015. Characteristics of lipids and their feeding value in swine diets. Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology. 7:1-23.
Effects of peroxidized corn oil on performance, AMEn, and abdominal fat pad weight in broiler chicks -
Ehr, I., Kerr, B.J., Persia, M. 2015. Effects of peroxidized corn oil on performance, AMEn, and abdominal fat pad weight in broiler chicks. Poultry Science. 94:1629-1634.
Dietary marker effects on fecal microbial ecology, fecal VFA, nutrient digestibility coefficients, and growth performance in finishing pigs -
Kerr, B.J., Weber, T., Ziemer, C.J. 2015. Dietary marker effects on fecal microbial ecology, fecal VFA, nutrient digestibility coefficients, and growth performance in finishing pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 93:2183-2190.
Evaluating the quality of feed fats and oils and their effects on pig growth performance -
Shurson, G., Kerr, B.J., Hanson, A. 2015. Evaluating the quality of feed fats and oils and their effects on pig growth performance. Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology. 6:1-11.
Biofuel Co-products as Swine Feed Ingredients: Combining Distillers Dried Grains with Solubles (DDGS) and Crude Glycerin Reprint Icon -
Lammers, P.J., Kerr, B.J., Honeyman, M.S. 2015. Biofuel co-products as swine feed ingredients: Combining distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) and crude glycerin. Animal Feed Science And Technology. 201:110-114.
Evaluation of prediction equations to estimate gross, digestible, and metabolizable energy content of maize dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) for swine based on chemical composition Reprint Icon -
Urriola, P., Li, M., Kerr, B.J., Shurson, G. 2014. Evaluation of prediction equations to estimate gross, digestible, and metabolizable energy content of maize dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) for swine based on chemical composition. Animal Feed Science and Technology. 198:196-202.
Comparison of direct and indirect estimates of apparent total tract digestibility in swine with effort to reduce variation by pooling of multiple day fecal samples -
Jang, Y.D., Lindemann, M.D., Agudelo, J.H., Escobar, C.S., Kerr, B.J., Inocencio, N., Cromwell, G.L. 2014. Comparison of direct and indirect estimates of apparent total tract digestibility in swine with effort to reduce variation by pooling of multiple day fecal samples. Journal of Animal Science. 92:4566-4576.
Relationships among dietary fiber components and the digestibility of energy, dietary fiber, and amino acids, and energy content of 9 corn co-products fed to growing pigs -
Gutierrez, N., Serao, N., Kerr, B.J., Zijlstra, R., Patience, J. 2014. Relationships among dietary fiber components and the digestibility of energy, dietary fiber, and amino acids, and energy content of 9 corn co-products fed to growing pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 92:4505-4517.
Effects of dietary humic and butyric acid on growth performance and response to lipopolysaccharide in young pigs -
Weber, T., van Sambeck, D., Gabler, N., Kerr, B.J., Moreland, S., Johal, S., Edmonds, M. 2014. Effects of dietary humic and butyric acid on growth performance and response to lipopolysaccharide in young pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 92:4172–4179.
Determining the optimal isoleucine:lysine ratio for 10- to 22-kg and 24- to 39-kg pigs fed diets containing non-excess levels of leucine Reprint Icon -
Htoo, J., Zhu, C., Huber, L., de Lange, C., Quant, A., Kerr, B.J., Cromwell, G., Lindemann, M. 2014. Determining the optimal isoleucine:lysine ratio for 10- to 22-kg and 24- to 39-kg pigs fed diets containing non-excess levels of leucine. Journal of Animal Science. 92:3482-3490.
Validation of prediction equations for apparent metabolizable energy of corn distillers dried grains with solubles in broiler chicks Reprint Icon -
Meloche, K., Kerr, B.J., Billor, N., Shurson, G., Dozier, W. 2014. Validation of prediction equations for apparent metabolizable energy of corn distillers dried grains with solubles in broiler chicks. Poultry Science. 93:1428-1439.
Influence of thermally-oxidized vegetable oils and animal fats on energy and nutrient digestibility in young pigs Reprint Icon -
Liu, P., Kerr, B.J., Chen, C., Weber, T.E., Johnston, L.J., Shurson, G.C. 2014. Influence of thermally-oxidized vegetable oils and animal fats on energy and nutrient digestibility in young pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 92:2980-2986.
Influence of thermally-oxidized vegetable oils and animal fats on growth performance, liver gene expression, and liver and serum cholesterol and triglycerides in young pigs Reprint Icon -
Liu, P., Chen, C., Kerr, B.J., Weber, T.E., Johnston, L.J., Shurson, G.C. 2014. Influence of thermally-oxidized vegetable oils and animal fats on growth performance, liver gene expression, and liver and serum cholesterol and triglycerides in young pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 92:2960-2970.
Influence of thermally-oxidized vegetable oils and animal fats on intestinal barrier function and immune variables in young pigs Reprint Icon -
Liu, P., Kerr, B.J., Weber, T.E., Chen, C., Johnston, L.J., Shurson, G.C. 2014. Influence of thermally-oxidized vegetable oils and animal fats on intestinal barrier function and immune variables in young pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 92:2971-2979.
Methods to create thermally oxidized lipids and comparison of analytical procedures to characterize peroxidation Reprint Icon -
Liu, P., Kerr, B.J., Chen, C., Weber, T.E., Johnston, L.J., Shurson, G.C. 2014. Technical note: Evaluation of methods to determine peroxidation of lipids. Journal of Animal Science. 92:2950-2959.
Emissions of greenhouse gases, ammonia, and hydrogen sulfide from pigs fed standard diets and diets supplemented with dried distillers grains with solubles -
Trabue, S.L., Kerr, B.J. 2014. Emissions of greenhouse gases, ammonia, and hydrogen sulfide from pigs fed standard diets and diets supplemented with dried distillers grains with solubles. Journal of Environmental Quality. 43:1176-1186.
Effects of feeding diets containing highly peroxidized dried distillers grains with solubles and increasing vitamin E levels to wean-finish pigs on growth performance, carcass characteristics, and pork fat composition Reprint Icon -
Song, R., Chen, C., Johnston, L., Kerr, B.J., Weber, T., Shurson, G. 2014. Effects of feeding diets containing highly peroxidized dried distillers grains with solubles and increasing vitamin E levels to wean-finish pigs on growth performance, carcass characteristics, and pork fat composition. Journal of Animal Science. 92:198-210.
Apparent metabolizable energy and prediction equations for reduced-oil corn distillers dried grains with solubles in broiler chicks from 10 to 18 days old Reprint Icon -
Meloche, K.J., Kerr, B.J., Shruson, G.C., Dozier, W.A. 2013. Apparent metabolizable energy and prediction equations for reduced-oil corn distillers dried grains with solubles in broiler chicks from 10 to 18 days old. Poultry Science. 92:3176-3183.
Effect of insoluble-low fermentable fiber from corn on energy, fiber, and amino acid digestibility, and on hindgut degradability of fiber and growth performance of pigs -
Gutierrez, N., Kerr, B.J., Patience, J. 2013. Effect of insoluble-low fermentable fiber from corn on energy, fiber, and amino acid digestibility, and on hindgut degradability of fiber and growth performance of pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 91:5314-5325.
Evaluation of commercially available enzymes, probiotics, or yeast on apparent total-tract nutrient digestion and growth in nursery and finishing pigs fed diets containing corn dried distillers grains with solubles -
Kerr, B.J., Weber, T.E., Shurson, J.C. 2013. Critical evaluation of commercially available enzymes, probiotics, and yeast on apparent nutrient digestion and growth in nursery and finishing pigs fed diets containing 30% dried distillers grains with solubles. Journal of Animal Science. 29:508-517.
The impact of carbohydrate and protein level and sources on swine manure foaming properties -
Van Weelden, M., Andersen, D., Rosentrater, K., Kerr, B.J., Trabue, S.L. 2013. The impact of carbohydrate and protein level and sources on swine manure foaming properties.. Proceedings of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers International (ASABE). Paper #1594456.
Three-phase foam analysis and development of a lab-scale foaming capacity and stability test for swine manure -
Van Weelden, M., Andersen, D., Rosentrater, K., Trabue, S.L., Kerr, B.J. 2013. Three-phase foam analysis and development of a lab-scale foaming capacity and stability test for swine manure. Proceedings of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers International (ASABE). Paper No. 159443.
Supplemental lysine sulfate does not negatively affect performance of broiler chicks fed dietary sulfur from multiple dietary and water sources -
Bobeck, E., Payne, R.L., Kerr, B.J., Persia, M.E. 2013. Supplemental lysine sulfate does not negatively affect performance of broiler chicks fed dietary sulfur from multiple dietary and water sources. Journal of Applied Poultry Research. 22:461-468.
Strategies to improve fiber utilization in swine Reprint Icon -
Kerr, B.J., Shurson, G.C. 2013. Strategies to improve fiber utilization in swine. Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology. 4(11):1-12.
Effects of reduced-oil corn distillers dried grains with solubles composition on digestible and metabolizable energy value and prediction in growing pigs Reprint Icon -
Kerr, B.J., Dozier, III, W.A., Shurson, G.C. 2013. Effects of reduced-oil corn distillers dried grains with solubles composition on digestible and metabolizable energy value and prediction in growing pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 91:3231-3242.
High sulfur content in corn dried distillers grains with solubles protects against oxidized lipids by increasing sulfur-containing antioxidants in nursery pigs Reprint Icon -
Song, R., Chen, C., Wang, L., Johnston, L.J., Kerr, B.J., Weber, T.E., Shurson, G.C. 2013. High sulfur content in corn dried distillers grains with solubles protects against oxidized lipids by increasing sulfur-containing antioxidants in nursery pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 91:2715-2728.
Amino acid nutrition and feed efficiency -
De Lange, C., Levesque, C., Kerr, B.J. 2013. Amino acid nutrition and feed efficiency. In Patience, J.F., editor. Feed Efficiency. The Netherlands: Wageningen Academic Publishers. p. 81-100.
Broad diversity and newly cultured bacterial isolates from enrichment of pig feces on complex polysaccharides Reprint Icon -
Ziemer, C.J., Kerr, B.J., Arcidiacono, S., Ragauskas, A.J., Morrison, M. 2013. Broad diversity and newly cultured bacterial isolates from enrichment of pig feces on complex polysaccharides. FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 66:448-461.
The use of a covariate reduces experimental error in nutrient digestion studies in growing pigs Reprint Icon -
Jacobs, B.M., Patience, J.F., Lindemann, M.D., Stalder, K.J., Kerr, B.J. 2013. The use of a covariate reduces experimental error in nutrient digestion studies in growing pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 91(2):804-810.
Fiber utilization and enzymes in swine diets -
Kerr, B.J., Shurson, G.C. 2012. Fiber utilization and enzymes in swine diets. Proceedings of GenTech Industries Group Conference. 95-112.
Lipids, fatty acids, and more -
Kerr, B.J., Shurson, G.C. 2012. Lipids, fatty acids, and more. Proceedings of Arkansas Nutrition Conference. p. 25-36.
Feeding biofuels co-products to pigs -
Shurson, J.C., Zijlstra, R.T., Kerr, B.J., Stein, H.H. 2012. Feeding biofuels co-products to pigs. In: Makkar, H.P.S., editor. Biofuel Co-products as Livestock Feed—Opportunities and Challenges. Rome, Italy: FAO Publishers. pp. 175-208.
Impact of United States biofuels co-products on the feed industry -
Shurson, J.C., Tilstra, H., Kerr, B.J. 2012. Impact of United States biofuels co-products on the feed industry. In: Makkar, H.P.S., editor. Biofuel Co-products as Livestock Feed—Opportunities and Challenges. Rome, Italy: FAO Publishers. pp. 35-60.
Effects of feeding fiber-fermenting bacteria to pigs on nutrient digestion, fecal output, and plasma energy metabolites -
Ziemer, C.J., Kerr, B.J., Weber, T.E., Arcidacono, S., Morrison, M., Ragauskas, A. 2012. Effects of feeding fiber-fermenting bacteria to pigs on nutrient digestion, fecal output, and plasma energy metabolites. Journal of Animal Science. 90:4020-4027.
Effect of lipid source and oxidation level on metabolic oxidation status of young pigs -
Liu, P., Kerr, B.J., Weber, T.E., Chen, C., Johnston, L., Shurson, G. 2012. Effect of lipid source and oxidation level on metabolic oxidation status of young pigs [abstract]. Midwestern Section of the American Society of Animal Science. Journal of Animal Science 90 (Suppl. 2):75.
Influence of thermally-oxidized oils and fats on growth performance and health status of young pigs -
Liu, P., Kerr, B.J., Weber, T.E., Chen, C., Johnston, L., Shurson, G. 2012. Influence of thermally-oxidized oils and fats on growth performance and health status of young pigs [abstract]. Midwestern Section of the American Society of Animal Science. Journal of Animal Science 90 (Suppl. 2):75.
Effect of lipid source and oxidation level on DE, ME, and apparent total tract digestibility (ATTD) of DM, GE, EE, N, and C in young pigs -
Liu, P., Kerr, B.J., Weber, T.E., Chen, C., Johnston, L., Shurson, G. 2012. Effect of lipid source and oxidation level on DE, ME, and apparent total tract digestibility (ATTD) of DM, GE, EE, N, and C in young pigs [abstract]. Midwestern Section of the American Society of Animal Science. Journal of Animal Science 90 (Suppl. 2):105.
Evaluation of Rhizopus oligosporus in nursery pig diets on growth performance and nutrient digestibility -
Van Sambeek, D., Weber, T.E., Kerr, B.J., Van Leeuwen, J., Gabler, N. 2012. Evaluation of Rhizopus oligosporus in nursery pig diets on growth performance and nutrient digestibility [abstract]. Midwestern Section of the American Society of Animal Science. Journal of Animal Science 90 (Suppl. 2):129.
High sulfur content in dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) protects against oxidized lipids in DDGS by increasing sulfur-containing antioxidants in nursery pigs -
Song, R., Chen, C., Johnston, L., Kerr, B.J., Weber, T.E., Shurson, G. 2012. High sulfur content in dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) protects against oxidized lipids in DDGS by increasing sulfur-containing antioxidants in nursery pigs [abstract]. Midwestern Section of the American Society of Animal Science. Journal of Animal Science 90 (Suppl. 2):11.
Effects of feeding diets containing highly oxidized dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) with increasing vitamin E levels to wean-finish pigs on growth performance, carcass composition, and pork fat quality -
Song, R., Chen, C., Johnston, L., Kerr, B.J., Weber, T.E., Shurson, G. 2012. Effects of feeding diets containing highly oxidized dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) with increasing vitamin E levels to wean-finish pigs on growth performance, carcass composition, and pork fat quality [abstract]. Midwestern Section of the American Society of Animal Science. Journal of Animal Science 90 (Suppl. 2):64.
Standardized ileal digestible tryptophan to lysine ratios in growing pigs fed corn-based and non-corn-based diets -
Quant, A.D., Lindemann, M., Kerr, B.J., Payne, R.L., Cromwell, G.L. 2012. Standardized ileal digestible tryptophan to lysine ratios in growing pigs fed corn-based and non-corn-based diets. Journal of Animal Science. 90:1270-1279.
Metabolic effects of dietary sugar beet pulp or wheat bran in growing female pigs -
Weber, T.E., Kerr, B.J. 2012. Metabolic effects of dietary sugar beet pulp or wheat bran in growing female pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 90:523-532.
Utilization of crude glycerin in nonruminants -
Kerr, B.J. 2011. Utilization of crude glycerin in nonruminants. Brazilian Animal Science Society. 40:344-351.
Apparent metabolizable energy of crude glycerin originating from different sources in broiler chickens -
Dozier,III, W.A., Kerr, B.J., Branton, S.L. 2011. Apparent metabolizable energy of crude glycerin originating from different sources in broiler chickens. Poultry Science. 90:2528-2534.
Utilization of crude glycerin in nonruminants Reprint Icon -
Kerr, B.J., Shurson, G.C., Johnston, L.J., Dozier, III, W.A. 2011. Utilization of crude glycerin in nonruminants. In: Montero, G., Stoytcheva, M., editors. Biodiesel-Quality, Emissions and By-Products. Rijeka, Croatia: Intech Publishers. pp. 365-380. Available: http://www.intechopen.com/articles/show/title/utilization-of-crude-glycerin-in-nonruminants.
Effect of dietary distillers dried grains with solubles on indicators of oxidative stress and immune function in growing pigs Reprint Icon -
Weber, T.E., Kerr, B.J. 2011. Effect of dietary distillers dried grains with solubles on indicators of oxidative stress and immune function in growing pigs. Livestock Science [LIVSCI-01614]. p. 1-7. Available: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1871141311002514.
Energy determination of corn co-products fed to broiler chicks from 15 to 24 days of age and use of composition analysis to predict AMEn -
Rochell, S.J., Kerr, B.J., Dozier, III, W.A. 2011. Energy determination of corn co-products fed to broiler chicks from 15 to 24 days of age and use of composition analysis to predict AMEn. Poultry Science. 90:1999-2007.
Swine odor analyzed by odor panels and chemical techniques -
Trabue, S.L., Kerr, B.J., Bearson, B.L., Ziemer, C.J. 2011. Swine odor analyzed by odor panels and chemical techniques. Journal of Environmental Quality. 40:1510-1520. doi:10.2134/jeq2010.0522.
Drying methods effects on nitrogen and energy concentrations in pig feces and urine, and poultry excreta -
Jacobs, B.M., Patience, J.F., Dozier III, W.A., Stalder, K.J., Kerr, B.J. 2011. Drying methods effects on nitrogen and energy concentrations in pig feces and urine, and poultry excreta. Journal of Animal Science. 89:2624-2630.
Effect of commercial feed additives in nursery and finisher pig diets containing DDGS on nutrient digestibility and growth performance -
Kerr, B.J., Weber, T.E., Shurson, G.C. 2011. Effect of commercial feed additives in nursery and finisher pig diets containing DDGS on nutrient digestibility and growth performance [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 89:112(E-Suppl.2).
Estimation of the standardized ileal digestible valine to lysine ratio in 13- to 32-kilogram pigs -
Gaines, A.M., Kendall, D.C., Allee, G.L., Usry, J.L., Kerr, B.J. 2011. Estimation of the standardized ileal digestible valine to lysine ratio in 13- to 32-kilogram pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 89:736-742.
Effect of dietary inorganic sulfur level on growth performance, fecal composition, and measures of inflammation and sulfate-reducing bacteria in the intestine of growing pigs -
Kerr, B.J., Weber, T.E., Ziemer, C.J., Spence, C., Cotta, M.A., Whitehead, T.R. 2011. Effect of dietary inorganic sulfur level on growth performance, fecal composition, and measures of inflammation and sulfate-reducing bacteria in the intestine of growing pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 89:426-437.
Enzymes for use in high DDGS swine diets -
Kerr, B.J., Weber, T.E., Anderson, P.B., Shurson, G.C. 2010. Enzymes for use in high DDGS swine diets. 68th Minnesota Swine Nutrition Conference, Sept. 21, 2010, Owatanna, MN. p. 129-152.
Impact of Dietary Markers on Fecal Microbial Ecology, Fecal VFA, and Nutrient Digestibility Coefficients in Finishing Pigs -
Kerr, B.J., Weber, T.E., Ziemer, C.J. 2010. Impact of Dietary Markers on Fecal Microbial Ecology, Fecal VFA, and Nutrient Digestibility Coefficients in Finishing Pigs. In: Proceedings of the 3rd International EAAP Symposium on Energy and Protein Metabolism and Nutrition, September 6-10, 2010, Parma, Italy. p. 397-398.
Further Comparison of Direct and Indirect Estimates of Apparent Nutrient Digestibility with Effort to Reduce Variation by Pooling of Multi-day Fecal Samples -
Agudelo, J.H., Escobar, C.S., Lindemann, M.D., Kerr, B.J., Cromwell, G.L. 2010. Further Comparison of Direct and Indirect Estimates of Apparent Nutrient Digestibility with Effort to Reduce Variation by Pooling of Multi-day Fecal Samples. In: Crovetto, G.M. (ed.) Proceedings of the 3rd International EAAP Symposium on Energy & Protein Metabolism & Nutrition, September 6-10, 2010 in Parma, Italy. p. 151-152.
Evaluation of glycerol, a biodiesel co-product, in grow-finish pig diets to support growth and pork quality -
Schieck, S.J., Shurson, G.C., Kerr, B.J., Johnston, L.J. 2010. Evaluation of glycerol, a biodiesel co-product, in grow-finish pig diets to support growth and pork quality. Journal of Animal Science. 88:3927-3935.
Future testing opportunities to ensure sustainability of the biofuels industry -
Karlen, D.L., Kerr, B.J. 2012. Future testing opportunities to ensure sustainability of the biofuels industry. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis. 43:(1-2)36-46. DOI:10.1080/00103624.2012.631410.
Use of Crude Glycerol, a Biodiesel Co-product, in Diets for Lactating Sows -
Schieck, S.J., Johnston, L.J., Kerr, B.J., Baidoo, S.K., Shurson, G.C. 2010. Use of Crude Glycerol, a Biodiesel Co-product, in Diets for Lactating Sows. Journal of Animal Science. 88:2648-2656.
Changes in bacterial communities of swine feces during continuous culture with starch -
Ricca, D.M., Kerr, B.J., Ziemer, C.J. 2010. Changes in bacterial communities of swine feces during continuous culture with starch. Anaerobe. 16:516-521.
Decreasing Diet Density: Direct Fed Microbials and L-threonine -
Kidd, M.T., Corzo, A., Dozier, W.A., Araujo, L., Coufal, C.D., Kerr, B.J. 2010. Decreasing Diet Density: Direct Fed Microbials and L-threonine. Journal of Applied Poultry Research. 9(1):5-9.
Dietary glycine and threonine interactive effects in broilers -
Corzo, A., Kidd, M.T., Dozier, W.A., Kerr, B.J. 2009. Dietary Glycine and Threonine Interactive Effects in Broilers. Journal of Applied Poultry Research. 18(1):79-84.
Coupling Cover Crops with Alternative Swine Manure Application Strategies: Manure-15N Tracer Studies -
Cambardella, C.A., Moorman, T.B., Singer, J.W., Tomer, M.D., Kovar, J.L., Kerr, B.J. 2009. Coupling Cover Crops with Alternative Swine Manure Application Strategies: Manure-15N Tracer Studies [abstract]. In: ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts, Nov. 1-5, 2009, Pittsburgh, PA. Paper No. 555-77.
Evaluation of Elevated Dietary Corn Fiber from Corn Germ Meal in Growing Female Pigs -
Weber, T.E., Trabue, S.L., Ziemer, C.J., Kerr, B.J. 2009. Evaluation of Elevated Dietary Corn Fiber from Corn Germ Meal in Growing Female Pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 88:192-201.
Dietary Lysine Responses of Male Broilers From 14 to 28 Days of Age Subjected to Different Environmental Conditions -
Dozier, W.A., Corzo, A., Kidd, M.T., Tillman, P.B., Purswell, J.L., Kerr, B.J. 2009. Dietary Lysine Requirements of Male Broilers From 14 to 28 Days of Age Subjected to Different Environmental Conditions. Journal of Applied Poultry Research. 18:690-698.
Effect of Phytase on Apparent Total Tract Digestibility of Phosphorus in Corn-Soybean Meal Diets Fed to 100 kg Pigs -
Kerr, B.J., Weber, T.E., Miller, P.S., Southern, L.L. 2009. Effect of Phytase on Apparent Total Tract Digestibility of Phosphorus in Corn-Soybean Meal Diets Fed to 100 kg Pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 88:238-247.
Digestible and Metabolizable Energy Content of Crude Glycerin Originating from Different Sources in Growing Pigs -
Kerr, B.J., Weber, T.E., Dozier III, W.A., Kidd, M.T. 2009. Digestible and Metabolizable Energy Content of Crude Glycerin Originating from Different Sources in Growing Pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 87:4042-4049.
Future Testing Opportunities to Ensure Sustainability of the Biofuels Industry -
Karlen, D.L., Kerr, B.J. 2009. Future Testing Opportunities to Ensure Sustainability of the Biofuels Industry [abstract]. International Symposium on Soil and Plant Analysis. p. 18.
Cover Crop Effects on Nitrous Oxide Emission from a Manure-Treated Mollisol Reprint Icon -
Jarecki, M.K., Parkin, T.B., Chan, A.S., Kaspar, T.C., Moorman, T.B., Singer, J.W., Kerr, B.J., Hatfield, J.L., Jones, R. 2009. Cover Crop Effects on Nitrous Oxide Emission from a Manure-Treated Mollisol. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 134(1-2):29-35.
Crude glycerin in swine -
Kerr, B.J. 2009. Crude glycerin in swine. Electronic Weekly Newsletter of Biodiesel Magazine. 46. Available: http://www.biodieselmagazine.com/biodiesel-newsletter/newsletter.jsp?newsletterId=46.
Phosphitylation and Quantitative 31P-NMR Analysis of Partially Substituted Biodiesel Glycerols -
Nagy, M., Kerr, B.J., Ziemer, C.J., Ragauskas, A.J. 2009. Phosphitylation and Quantitative 31P-NMR Analysis of Partially Substituted Biodiesel Glycerols. Fuel. 88:1793-1797.
Ethanol Corn Co-product Assessment Opportunities and Challenges in the Swine Industry -
Kerr, B.J., Anderson, P.V., Shurson, G.C. 2009. Ethanol Corn Co-product Assessment Opportunities and Challenges in the Swine Industry. Journal of Animal Science. 87:82.
Use of crude glycerol, a biodiesel co-product, in diets for lactating sows -
Schieck, S.J., Johnston, L.J., Kerr, B.J., Baidoo, S.K., Shurson, G.C. 2009. Use of crude glycerol, a biodiesel co-product, in diets for lactating sows. Journal of Animal Science. 87:63.
Energy Determination of Corn Co-products Fed to Finishing Pigs and Use of In Vitro OM Digestibility to Predict In Vivo ME -
Anderson, P.V., Shurson, G.C., Kerr, B.J. 2009. Energy Determination of Corn Co-products Fed to Finishing Pigs and Use of In Vitro OM Digestibility to Predict In Vivo ME. Journal of Animal Science. 87:69.
Determining the Optimum Dietary Tryptophan to Lysine Ratio in Growing Pigs Fed Diets Formulated with Hhigher Levels of Other Essential Amino Acids -
Quant, A.D., Lindemann, M.D., Cromwell, G.L., Kerr, B.J., Payne, R.L. 2009. Determining the Optimum Dietary Tryptophan to Lysine Ratio in Growing Pigs Fed Diets Formulated with Hhigher Levels of Other Essential Amino Acids. Journal of Animal Science. 87:84.
Evaluation of Crude Glycerol, a Biodiesel Co-product, in Growing Pig Diets to Support Growth and Improve Pork Quality -
Schieck, S.J., Johnston, L.J., Shurson, G.C., Kerr, B.J. 2009. Evaluation of Crude Glycerol, a Biodiesel Co-product, in Growing Pig Diets to Support Growth and Improve Pork Quality. Journal of Animal Science. 87:90.
Isolation and Identification of Fiber-utilizing Bacteria From Pigs -
Kerr, B.J., Ziemer, C.J. 2009. Isolation and Identification of Fiber-utilizing Bacteria From Pigs [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the American Society Microbiology 109th General Meeting, May 17-21, 2009, Philadelphia, PA 2009 CDROM.
Isolation of fiber degrading bacteria from pig feces -
Ziemer, C.J., Kerr, B.J. 2009. Isolation of fiber degrading bacteria from pig feces. In: Proceedings of the Conference on Gastroinestinal Function, April 20-22, 2009, Chicago, IL. Microb. Ecol. 57:587.
Crude glycerin in swine -
Kerr, B.J. 2009. Crude glycerin in swine. Pork. January 2009. p. 16.
Metabolic Effects of Diets High in Corn Fiber in Growing Female Pigs -
Weber, T.E., Kerr, B.J. 2008. Metabolic Effects of Diets High in Corn Fiber in Growing Female Pigs [abstract]. Proceedings of Sixth International Congress on Farm Animal Endocrinology, November 14-16, 2008, Roanoke, Virginia. p. 84.
Diet modification as a mitigation tool for swine production -
Powers, W.J., Zamzow, S.B., Kerr, B.J. 2008. Diet modification as a mitigation tool for swine production. Proceedings of Eighth International Livestock Symposium (ILES VII), August 31 - September 4, 2008, Iguassu Falls, Brazil. 2008 CDROM.
Crude glycerin for monogastrics -
Kerr, B.J., Dozier III, W.A. 2008. Crude glycerin for monogastrics. Render Magazine. 37:10-11.
Effect of corn germ meal inclusion in pig diets on microbial ecology in the ileum, cecum and colon -
Ziemer, C.J., Weber, T.E., Kerr, B.J. 2008. Effect of Corn Germ Meal Inclusion in Pig Diets on Microbial Ecology in the Ileum, Cecum and Colon. In: Proceedings of the 2nd ASM Conference on Beneficial Microbes, Oct. 12-16, 2008, San Diego, CA. p. 53.
Impact of the Biofuels Industry on Alternative Ingredients Available to Swine -
Kerr, B.J., Weber, T.E. 2008. Impact of the biofuels industry on alternative ingredients available to swine [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 86(Suppl. 2):606.
Objective and sensory measures of meat quality and fatty acid profile of longissimus intramuscular lipid from pigs fed crude glycerol -
Lammers, P., Kerr, B.J., Weber, T.E., Bregendahl, K., Lonergan, S., Prusa, K., Ahn, D., Stoffregen, W.C., Dozier Iii, W.A., Honeyman, M. 2008. Objective and sensory measures of meat quality and fatty acid profile of longissimus intramuscular lipid from pigs fed crude glycerol [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 86(E-Suppl. 2):317.
Effects of dietary inorganic sulfate levels on growth performance and markers of intestinal inflammation in growing pigs -
Weber, T.E., Spence, C., Whitehead, T.R., Kerr, B.J. 2008. Effects of dietary inorganic sulfate levels on growth performance and markers of intestinal inflammation in growing pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 86(E-Suppl. 2):444.
Growth performance, carcass characteristics, meat quality, and tissue histology of growing pigs fed crude glycerin-supplemented diets -
Lammers, P.J., Kerr, B.J., Weber, T.E., Bregendahl, K., Lonergan, S.M., Prusa, K.J., Ahn, D.U., Stoffregen, W.C., Dozier III, W.A., Honeyman, M. 2008. Growth performance, carcass characteristics, meat quality, and tissue histology of growing pigs fed crude glycerin-supplemented diets. Journal of Animal Science. 86(11):2962-2970.
Dietary Protein and Cellulose Effects on Chemical and Microbial Characteristics of Swine Feces and Stored Manure -
Ziemer, C.J., Kerr, B.J., Trabue, S.L., Stein, H., Stahl, D.A., Davidson, S.K. 2009. Dietary Protein and Cellulose Effects on Chemical and Microbial Characteristics of Swine Feces and Stored Manure. Journal of Environmental Quality. 38(5):2138-2146.
Archaea in the intestinal tract of pigs -
Ziemer, C.J., Weber, T.E., Kerr, B.J. 2008. Archaea in the intestinal tract of pigs [abstract]. 12th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, August 17-22, 2008, Cairns, Australia. 2008 CDROM.
Affect of corn germ meal inclusion in pig diets bacterial ecology in the cecum and proximal colon -
Ziemer, C.J., Weber, T.E., Kerr, B.J. 2008. Affect of corn germ meal inclusion in pig diets bacterial ecology in the cecum and proximal colon [abstract]. 12th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, August 17-22, 2008. Cairns, Australia. 2008 CDROM.
Response to Dietary Phosphate Deficiency is Affected by Genetic Background in Growing Pigs -
Alexander, L.S., Ou, A., Cutler, S.A., Mahajan, A., Lonergan, S.M., Rothschild, M.F., Weber, T.E., Kerr, B.J., Stahl, C.H. 2008. Response to Dietary Phosphate Deficiency is Affected by Genetic Background in Growing Pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 86(10):2585-2595.
Animal Emissions Analyzed by both Chemical and Odor Panel Methods -
Trabue, S.L., Kerr, B.J., Ziemer, C.J., Bearson, B.L. 2008. Animal Emissions Analyzed by both Chemical and Odor Panel Methods. Proceedings of the Air & Waste Management Association Annual Meeting, June 24-27, 2008, Portland, OR. 2008 CDROM.
Comparative Sulfur Analysis Using Thermal Combustion or Inductively Coupled Plasma Methodology and Mineral Composition of Common Livestock Feedstuffs -
Kerr, B.J., Ziemer, C.J., Weber, T.E., Trabue, S.L., Bearson, B.L., Shurson, G.C., Whitney, M.H. 2008. Comparative Sulfur Analysis Using Thermal Combustion or Inductively Coupled Plasma Methodology and Mineral Composition of Common Livestock Feedstuffs. Journal of Animal Science. 86(9):2377-2384.
Effects of adding fibrous feedstuffs to the diet of young pigs on growth performance, intestinal cytokines, and circulating acute phase proteins -
Weber, T.E., Ziemer, C.J., Kerr, B.J. 2008. Effects of adding fibrous feedstuffs to the diet of young pigs on growth performance, intestinal cytokines, and circulating acute phase proteins. Journal of Animal Science. 86:871-881.
Ideal ratios of isoleucine, methionine, methionine plus cystine, threonine, tryptophan, and valine relative to lysine for white leghorn-type laying hens of twenty-eight to thirty-four weeks of age -
Bregendahl, K., Roberts, S.A., Kerr, B.J., Hoehler, D. 2008. Ideal ratios of isoleucine, methionine, methionine plus cystine, threonine, tryptophan, and valine relative to lysine for white leghorn-type laying hens of twenty-eight to thirty-four weeks of age. Poultry Science. 87:744-758.
Digestable and Metabolizable Energy of Crude Glycerol in Growing Pigs -
Lammers, P.J., Kerr, B.J., Weber, T.E., Dozier III, W.A., Kidd, M.T., Bregendahl, K., Honeyman, M.S. 2008. Digestable and metabolizable energy of crude glycerol in growing pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 86:602-608.
Nutritional Value of Crude Glycerin for Nonruminants -
Kerr, B.J., Dozier III, W.A., Bregendahl, K. 2007. Nutritional Value of Crude Glycerin for Nonruminants. In: Proceedings of 23rd Annual Carolina Swine Nutrition Conference, November 13, 2007, Raleigh, North Carolina. p. 6-18.
Impact of Fibrous Coproducts From the Ethanol Industry on Pig Growth, Feed Efficiency, Health, and Carcass Characteristics -
Kerr, B.J., Weber, T.E. 2007. Impact of Fibrous Coproducts From the Ethanol Industry on Pig Growth, Feed Efficiency, Health, and Carcass Characteristics. In: Proceedings of 15th Annual Swine Disease Conference for Practitioners, November 8-9, 2007, Ames, Iowa. p. 87-90.
Effect of Sodium Butyrate on Growth Performance and Response to Lipopolysaccharide in Weanling Pigs -
Weber, T.E., Kerr, B.J. 2008. Effect of sodium butyrate on growth performance and response to lipopolysaccharide in weanling pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 86:442-450.
Apparent Metabolizable Energy of Glycerin for Broiler Chickens -
Dozier III, W.A., Kerr, B.J., Corzo, A., Kidd, M.T., Weber, T.E., Bregendal, K. 2008. Apparent Metabolizable Energy of Glycerin for Broiler Chickens. Poultry Science. 87:317-322.
Effects of space allocation within a deep bedded finishing system on swine growth performance, fatty acid composition and pork quality -
Patton, B.S., Huff-Lonergan, E., Honeyman, M.S., Kerr, B.J., Lonergan, S.M. 2008. Effects of space allocation within a deep bedded finishing system on swine growth performance, fatty acid composition and pork quality. Animal. 2:471-478.
Effects of deep bedded finishing system on market swine performance, composition and pork quality -
Patton, B.S., Huff-Lonergan, E., Honeyman, M.S., Crouse, J.D., Kerr, B.J., Lonergan, S.M. 2008. Effects of deep bedded finishing system on market swine performance, composition and pork quality. Animal. 2:459-470.
Nitrogen-Corrected Apparent Metabolizable Energy Value of Crude Glycerol for Laying Hens -
Lammers, P.J., Kerr, B.J., Honeyman, M.S., Stalder, K., Dozier III, W.A., Weber, T.E., Kidd, M.T., Bregendahl, K. 2008. Nitrogen-Corrected Apparent Metabolizable Energy Value of Crude Glycerol for Laying Hens. Poultry Science. 87:104-107.
Nutritional Value of Glycerin for Nonruminants -
Kerr, B.J., Dozier III, W.A., Bregendahl, K. 2007. Nutritional Value of Glycerin for Nonruminants. In: Proceedings of Minnesota Nutrition Conference, September 18, 2007, Minneapolis, MN. p. 220-234.
The Lysine and Total Sulfur Amino Acid Requirements of Six- to Twelve-kilogram Pigs -
Dean, D.W., Southern, L.L., Kerr, B.J., Bidner, T.D. 2007. The Lysine and Total Sulfur Amino Acid Requirements of Six- to Twelve-kilogram Pigs. The Professional Animal Scientist. 23(2007):527-535.
Regulation of hepatic peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-alpha (PPAR-a) expression but not adiponectin by dietary protein in finishing pigs -
Weber, T.E., Kerr, B.J., Spurlock, M.E. 2008. Regulation of hepatic peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-alpha (PPAR-a) expression but not adiponectin by dietary protein in finishing pigs. Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition. 92(5):569-577.
True ileal digestible trypotophan to lysine ratios in 90 to 125 kg barrows -
Kendall, D.C., Gaines, A.M., Kerr, B.J., Allee, G.L. 2007. True ileal digestible trypotophan to lysine ratios in 90 to 125 kg barrows. Journal of Animal Science. 85:3004-3012.
Performance and carcass characteristics of growing pigs fed crude glycerol -
Lammers, P.J., Honeyman, M.S., Kerr, B.J., Weber, T.E., Bregendahl, K. 2007. Performance and carcass characteristics of growing pigs fed crude glycerol [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 85(Suppl. 1):508(Abstr.).
Metabolizable energy value of crude glycerin for laying hens -
Bregendahl, K., Lammers, P.J., Kerr, B.J., Honeyman, M.S., Stalder, K., Weber, T.E., Dozier III, W.A., Dion, K., Neal, M., Mottet, S. 2007. Metabolizable energy value of crude glycerin for laying hens [abstract]. Poultry Science. 86(Suppl.2):69(Abstr.).
Effects of aging on microbial ecology in swine manure -
Ziemer, C.J., Kerr, B.J., Trabue, S.L., Bearson, B.L. 2007. Effects of aging on microbial ecology in swine manure [abstract]. 107th ASM General Meeting, May 21-25, 2007, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 2007 CDROM.
Effects of Dietary Fiber and Reduced Crude Protein on Nitrogen Balance and Egg Production in Laying Hens -
Roberts, S.A., Xin, H., Kerr, B.J., Russell, J.R., Bregendahl, K. 2007. Effects of Dietary Fiber and Reduced Crude Protein on Nitrogen Balance and Egg Production in Laying Hens. Poultry Science. 86:1716-1725.
Reduced Crude Protein Effects on Aerial Emissions from Swine -
Powers, W.J., Zamzow, S.B., Kerr, B.J. 2007. Reduced Crude Protein Effects on Aerial Emissions from Swine. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 23(4):539-546.
Effects of biological pit additives on microbial ecology of stored pig manure -
Ziemer, C.J., Coate, E.A., Kerr, B.J., Trabue, S.L. 2007. Effects of biological pit additives on microbial ecology of stored pig manure [abstract]. In: Proceedings of Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease, Conference on Gastrointestinal Function, April 17-18, 2007, Chicago, Illinois. 19:38.
Effects of dietary fiber and low crude protein on ammonia emission from laying-hen manure -
Roberts, S.A., Xin, H., Kerr, B.J., Russell, J.R., Bregendahl, K. 2007. Effects of dietary fiber and low crude protein on ammonia emission from laying-hen manure. Poultry Science. 86:1625-1632.
Apparent digestible energy value of crude glycerol fed to pigs -
Lammers, P.J., Kerr, B.J., Weber, T.E., Dozier III, W.A., Kidd, M.T., Bregendahl, K., Honeyman, M.S. 2007. Apparent digestible energy value of crude glycerol fed to pigs [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 85(Suppl. 2):87.
Energy value of crude glycerol in 11 and 110 kg pigs -
Lammers, P.J., Kerr, B.J., Weber, T.E., Dozier III, W.A., Kidd, M.T., Bregendahl, K., Honeyman, M.S. 2007. Energy value of crude glycerol in 11 and 110 kg pigs [abstract]. Energy and Protein Metabolism and Nutrition. EAAP Publication No. 124, pp. 623-624.
THE EFFECT OF BUTYRATE ON CYTOKINE PRODUCTION AND PROLIFERATION BY PORCINE MONOCYTES -
Weber, T.E., Chitko Mckown, C.G., Kerr, B.J. 2006. The effect of butyrate on cytokine production and proliferation by porcine monocytes. Journal of Animal Science. 89(1):308.
INSULIN, GLUCOSE, CORTISOL, GROWTH HORMONE AND PROLACTIN RESPONSES TO ORAL L-ARGININE SUPPLEMENTATION TO LACTATING SOWS UNDER HEAT STRESS -
Laspius, J.P., Farmer, C., Ku, P.K., Zanella, A., Kerr, B.J., Trottier, N.L. 2006. Insulin, glucose, cortisol, growth hormone and prolactin responses to oral l-arginine supplementation to lactating sows under heat stress. Journal of Animal Science. 86:373-377.
BUTYRATE DIFFERENTIALLY REGULATES CYTOKINES AND PROLIFERATION IN PORCINE PERIPHERAL BLOOD MONONUCLEAR CELLS -
Weber, T.E., Kerr, B.J. 2006. Butyrate differentially regulates cytokines and proliferation in porcine peripheral blood mononuclear cells. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. p. 139-147.
LYSINE REQUIREMENT OF FINISHING PIGS TREATED WITH PORCINE SOMATOTROPIN BY SUSTAINED-RELEASE IMPLANTS -
Klindt, J.M., Kerr, B.J., Buonomo, F.C., Yen, J. 2006. Lysine requirement of finishing pigs treated with porcine somatotropin by sustained-release implants. Feedinfo News Service. Available: http://www.feedinfo.com/console/PageViewer.aspx?page=396533&str=KLINDT.
DIETARY TRYPTOPHAN EFFECTS ON PLASMA AND SALIVARY CORTISOL AND MEAT QUALITY IN PIGS -
Guzik, A.C., Matthews, J.O., Kerr, B.J., Bidner, T.D., Southern, L.L. Dietary tryptophan effects on plasma and salivary cortisol and meat quality in pigs. Journal of Animal Science.84:2251-2259.
MANURE COMPOSITION OF SWINE AS AFFECTED BY DIETARY PROTEIN AND CELLULOSE CONCENTRATION -
Kerr, B.J., Ziemer, C.J., Trabue, S.L., Crouse, J.D., Parkin, T.B. 2006. Manure composition of swine as affected by dietary protein and cellulose concentration. Journal of Animal Science. 84:1584-1592.
NITROGEN EXCRETION AND AMMONIA EMISSIONS FROM PIGS FED REDUCED CRUDE PROTEIN DIETS OR YUCCA EXTRACT -
Panetta, D.M., Powers, W.J., Xin, H., Kerr, B.J., Stalder, K.J. 2006. Nitrogen excretion and ammonia emissions from pigs fed reduced crude protein diets or yucca extract. Journal of Environmental Quality. 35:1297-1308.
SUPPLEMENTAL L-TRYPTOPHAN EFFECTS ON SEROTONIN, CORTISOL, INTESTINAL INTEGRITY, AND BEHAVIOUR IN WEANLING PIGLETS -
Koopmans, S.J., Guzik, A.C., Van Der Meulen, J., Dekker, R., Kogut, J., Kerr, B.J., Southern, L.L. 2006. Supplemental l-tryptophan effects on serotonin, cortisol, intestinal integrity, and behaviour in weanling piglets. Journal of Animal Science. 84:963-971.
LYSINE REQUIREMENT OF FINISHING PIGS ADMINISTERED PORCINE SOMATOTROPIN BY SUSTAINED-RELEASE IMPLANT -
Yen, J., Klindt, J.M., Kerr, B.J., Buonomo, F.C. 2005. Lysine requirement of finishing pigs administered porcine somatotropin by sustained-release implant. Journal of Animal Science. 83:2789-2797.
USE OF SUPPLEMENTARY TRYPTOPHAN TO MODIFY THE BEHAVIOR OF PIGS -
Li, Y.Z., Kerr, B.J., Kidd, M.T., Gonyou, H.W. 2005. Use of supplementary tryptophan to modify the behavior of pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 84:212-220.
ISOLEUCINE REQUIREMENT OF 80- TO 120-KILOGRAM BARROWS -
Dean, D.W., Southern, L.L., Kerr, B.J., Bidner, T.D. 2005. Isoleucine requirement of 80- to 120-kilogram barrows. Journal of Animal Science. 83:2543-2553.
MANURE COMPOSITION AS AFFECTED BY DIETARY PROTEIN AND CELLULOSE CONCENTRATION -
Ziemer, C.J., Kerr, B.J., Trabue, S.L., Crouse, J.D., Powers, W. 2005. Manure composition as affected by dietary protein and cellulose concentration. Meeting Proceedings.
GASEOUS EMISSIONS FROM SWINE FACILITIES FOLLOWING FEEDING OF LOW CRUDE PROTEIN DIETS -
Powers, W., Bastyr, S.B., Harmon, J., Kerr, B.J. 2005. Gaseous emissions from swine facilities following feeding of low crude protein diets. In: Proceedings of the Air and Waste Management Annual Conference , June 21, 2005, Minneapolis, Minnesota. p. 117.
THE USE OF SPME AND MULTIDIMENSIONAL GC-MS-OLFACTOMETRY SYSTEM FOR IDENTIFICATION OF KEY ODORANTS FROM SWINE MANURE -
Koziel, J.A., Lo, Y., Wright, D.D., Nielsen, L., Trabue, S.L., Kerr, B.J. 2005. The use of spme and multidimensional gc-ms-olfactometry system for identification of key odorants from swine manure. In: Proceedings of the Air and Waste Management Annual Conference, June 21, 2005, Minneapolis, Minnesota, p. 11.
EFFECT OF REDUCED CRUDE PROTEIN DIETS ON GASEOUS EMISSIONS AND SWINE PERFORMANCE -
Powers, W.J., Bastyr, S.B., Kerr, B.J. 2005. Effect of reduced crude protein diets on gaseous emissions and swine performance. Proceedings of International Workshop on Green Pork Production. p. 61-62.
EFFECT OF SUPPLEMENTARY TRYPTOPHAN PRIOR TO MARKETING ON CARCASS QUALITY IN BROILERS -
Kerr, B.J., Moran Jr, E.T., Kidd, M.T. 2005. Effect of supplementary tryptophan prior to marketing on carcass quality in broilers. Journal of Applied Poultry Research. 14:306-314.
THE TRYPTOPHAN REQUIREMENT OF GROWING AND FINISHING BARROWS -
Guzk, A.C., Shelton, J.L., Southern, L.L., Kerr, B.J., Bidner, T.D. 2005. The tryptophan requirement of growing and finishing barrows. Journal of Animal Science. 83:1303-1311.
EFFECT OF DIETARY TRYPTOPHAN ON GROWTH AND STRESS RESPONSES OF MALE BROILER CHICKS -
Corzo, A., Kidd, M.T., Thaxton, J.P., Kerr, B.J. 2005. Effect of dietary tryptophan on growth and stress responses of male broiler chicks. British Poultry Science. 46:478-484.
RESPONSE OF BROILER CHICKS TO ESSENTIAL AND NON-ESSENTIAL AMINO ACID SUPPLEMENTATION OF LOW CRUDE PROTEIN DIETS -
Corzo, A., Fritts, C.A., Kidd, M.T., Kerr, B.J. 2005. Response of broiler chicks to essential and non-essential amino acid supplementation of low crude protein diets. Animal Feed Science And Technology. 118:319-327.
PERFORMANCE OF SINGLE POINT MONITORS IN MEASURING AMMONIA AND HYDROGEN SULFIDE GASES -
Liang, Y., Xin, H., Hoff, S.J., Richard, T.L., Kerr, B.J. 2004. Performance of single point monitors in measuring ammonia and hydrogen sulfide gases. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 20:863-872.
DIETARY THREONINE:LYSINE AND TRYPTOPHAN:LYSINE RATIOS OF NURSERY PIGS -
Guzik, A.C., Pettitt, M.J., Biltranena, E., Southern, L.L., Kerr, B.J. 2005. Dietary threonine:lysine and tryptophan:lysine ratios of nursery pigs. Animal Feed Science And Technology. 89:297-302.
THE ISOLEUCINE REQUIRMENT OF 80- TO 120-KILOGRAM BARROWS -
Dean, D.W., Southern, L.L., Kerr, B.J., Bidner, T.D. 2004. The isoleucine requirment of 80- to 120-kilogram barrows. Journal of Animal Science. 82(1):296.
EFFECT OF DIETARY TRYPTOPHAN ON GROWTH AND STRESS OF BROILER CHICKS -
Corzo, A., Kidd, M.T., Thaxton, J.P., Kerr, B.J. 2004. Effect of dietary tryptophan on growth and stress of broiler chicks. Poultry Science. 83(1):432.
THREONINE NEEDS FOR BROILER CHICKENS WITH DIFFERENT GROWTH RATES -
Kidd, M.T., Corzo, A., Hoehler, D., Kerr, B.J., Barber, S.J., Branton, S.L. 2004. Threonine needs for broiler chickens with different growth rates. Poultry Science. 83:1368-1375.
TOTAL PROTEIN AND 2-D GEL ANALYSIS OF ENTEROCOCCUS FAECALIS PROTEINS EXTRACTED BY FOUR METHODS -
Smith, R.A., Kerr, B.J. 2004. Total protein and 2-d gel analysis of enterococcus faecalis proteins extracted by four methods. American Society of Microbiologists Abstracts. American Society of Microbiologists Abstracts. p.344.
THREONINE NEEDS FOR BROILER CHICKENS WITH DIFFERENT GROWTH RATES -
Kidd, M.T., Corzo, A., Hoehler, D., Kerr, B.J., Barber, S.J., Branton, S.L. 2004. Threonine needs for broiler chickens with different growth rates. Poultry Science. 83: 1368-1375.
COMPARISON OF MICROBIAL COMMUNITIES IN CECAL AND FECAL SAMPLES FROM PIGS FED TWO LEVELS OF CELLULOSE AND PROTEIN. -
Ziemer, C.J., Davidson, S.K., Stahl, D.A., Kerr, B.J. 2004. Comparison of microbial communities in cecal and fecal samples from pigs fed two levels of cellulose and protein.. Meeting Proceedings. p. 267.
DEVELOPMENT OF AN ISOLEUCINE DEFICIENT DIET CONTAINING DRIED BLOOD CELLS IN STARTING PIGS -
Kerr, B.J., Kidd, M.T., Cuaron, J.A., Bryant, K.L., Parr, T.M., Maxwell, C.V., Weaver, E. Development of an isoleucine deficient diet containing dried blood cells in starting pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 82:2397-2404.
DIETARY GLYCINE NEEDS OF BROILER CHICKS -
Corzo, A., Kidd, M.T., Burnham, D., Kerr, B.J. 2004. Dietary glycine needs of broiler chicks. Poultry Science. 83:1382-1384.
ISOLEUCINE REQUIREMENTS AND RATIOS IN STARTER (6 TO 11 KG) PIGS -
Kerr, B.J., Kidd, M.T., Cuaron, J.A., Bryant, K.L., Parr, T.M., Maxwell, C.V., Campbell, J.M. 2004. Isoleucine requirements and ratios in starter (6 to 11 kg) pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 82:2333-2342.
DETERMINATION OF THE TRUE ILEAL DIGESTIBLE ISOLEUCINE REQUIRMENT FOR 90 KG BARROWS -
Kendall, D.C., Kerr, B.J., Fent, R.W., Fu, S.X., Usry, J.L., Allee, G.L. 2004. Determination of the true ileal digestible isoleucine requirment for 90 kg barrows. Journal of Animal Science. 82(2):67.
EVALUATION OF THE TRUE ILEAL DIGESTIBLE VALINE:LYSINE RATIO FOR 13 TO 32 KG BARROWS -
Kendall, D.C., Kerr, B.J., Frank, J.W., Usry, J.L., Allee, G.L. 2004. Evaluation of the true ileal digestible valine:lysine ratio for 13 to 32 kg barrows. Journal of Animal Science. 82(2):67.
NITROGEN EXCRETION AND AMMONIA EMISSIONS FROM PIGS FED REDUCED CRUDE PROTEIN DIETS -
Panetta, D., Powers, W.J., Xin, H., Kerr, B.J., Lorimor, J.C. 2004. Nitrogen excretion and ammonia emissions from pigs fed reduced crude protein diets. Journal of Animal Science. 82(2):84.
DIETARY GLYCINE NEEDS OF BROILER CHICKS -
Corzo, A., Kidd, M.T., Burnham, D.J., Branton, S.L., Kerr, B.J. 2004. Dietary glycine needs of broiler chicks. Poultry Science Association Meeting. v. 83(Suppl. 1). p. 314. Abstract W6.
INTERRELATIONSHIP OF THREONINE AND GLYCINE IN GROWING BROILERS -
Corzo, A., Kidd, M.T., Burnham, D.J., Branton, S.L., Kerr, B.J. 2004. Interrelationship of threonine and glycine in growing broilers. Poultry Science Association Meeting. v. 83(Suppl. 1). Abstract W6. p. 314.
DIETARY THREONINE RESPONSES IN THREE COMMERCIAL BROILER STRAINS -
Kidd, M.T., Corzo, A., Barber, S.J., Branton, S.L., Kerr, B.J., Hoehler, D., Locatelli, M.L. 2004. Dietary threonine responses in three commercial broiler strains. Poultry Science. p.1770.
ISOLEUCINE NEEDS OF FEMALE BROILERS: GROWTH AND PROCESSING MEASUREMENTS -
Hale, L.L., Barber, S.J., Corzo, A., Kidd, M.T., Kerr, B.J. 2004. Isoleucine needs of female broilers: growth and processing measurements. Southern Poultry Science Society Meeting Abstracts. p. 1768.
ISOLEUCINE REQUIREMENT FOR LATE-FINISHING (87 TO 100 KG) PIGS -
Parr, T.M., Kerr, B.J., Baker, D.H. 2004. Isoleucine requirement for late-finishing (87 to 100 kg) pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 82:1334-1338.
DIFFERENCE IN RATES OF NET PORTAL ABSORPTION BETWEEN CRYSTALLINE AND PROTEIN-BOUND LYSINE AND THREONINE IN GROWING PIGS FED ONCE DAILY -
YEN, J., KERR, B.J., EASTER, R.A., PARKHURST, A.M. DIFFERENCE IN RATES OF NET PORTAL ABSORPTION BETWEEN CRYSTALLINE AND PROTEIN-BOUND LYSINE AND THREONINE IN GROWING PIGS FED ONCE DAILY. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE. 2004. v. 82. p. 1079-1090.
ISOLEUCINE REQUIREMENT FOR LATE-FINISHING (87 TO 100 KG) PIGS -
Parr, T.M., Kerr, B.J., Baker, D.H. 2003. Isoleucine requirement for late-finishing (87 to 100 kg) pigs. Illinois Swine Day Report. p. 10-19.
SYNTHETIC AMINO ACID OPTION NOT BEST FOR GESTATING SOWS -
YEN, J., KERR, B.J., EASTER, R.A., PARKHURST, A.M. SYNTHETIC AMINO ACID OPTION NOT BEST FOR GESTATING SOWS. NATIONAL HOG FARMER. 2003. v. 48. p. 33-34.
THREONINE NEED OF GROWING FEMALE BROILERS -
Corzo, A., Kidd, M.T., Kerr, B.J. 2003. Threonine need of growing female broilers. International Journal of Poultry Science. 2 (6): 367-371.
UPDATE ON AMINO ACID NUTRITION OF SWINE AND POULTRY -
Kerr, B.J. 2003. Update on amino acid nutrition of swine and poultry. Nutrition Conference Proceedings. P. 172-198.
INFLUENCE OF DIETARY PROTEIN LEVEL, AMINO ACID SUPPLEMENTATION, AND DIETARY ENERGY LEVELS ON GROWING-FINISHING PIG PERFORMANCE, AND CARCASS COMPOSITION -
Kerr, B.J., Southern, L.L., Bidner, T.D., Friesen, K.G., Easter, R.A. 2003. Influence of dietary protein level, amino acid supplementation, and dietary energy levels on growing-finishing pig performance, and carcass composition. Journal of Animal Science. 81:3075-3087.
ISOLEUCINE NEEDS OF ROSS MALE BROILERS -
Kidd, M.T., Burnham, D.J., Kerr, B.J. 2004. Isoleucine needs of ross male broilers. British Poultry Science. 45:67-75.
EVALUATION OF THE TID TRYPTOPHAN:LYSINE RATIO FOR LATE FINISHING BARROWS -
Kendall, D.C., Kerr, B.J., Frank, J.W., Gaines, A.M., Ratliffe, B., Allee, G.L. 2003. Evaluation of the tid tryptophan:lysine ratio for late finishing barrows. Journal of Animal Science. 81 (1):139.
DIETARY MANIPULATION TO REDUCE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT -
Kerr, B.J. 2003. Dietary manipulation to reduce environmental impact. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Digestive Physiology in Pigs. Volume 1:139-158.
INFLUENCES OF DIETARY PROTEIN LEVEL, AMINO ACID SUPPLEMENTATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL TEMPERATURE ON PERFORMANCE, BODY COMPOSITION, ORGAN WEIGHTS AND HEAT PRODUCTION OF GROWING PIGS -
Kerr, B.J., Yen, J.T., Nienaber, J.A., Easter, R.A. Influences of dietary protein level, amino acid supplementation and environmental temperature on performance, body composition, organ weights and total heat production of growing pigs. Journal of Animal Science 2003. v. 81. p. 1998-2007.
PHYSIOLOGICAL AND BIOLOGICAL LIMITATIONS FOR NUTRIENT UTILIZATION IN FARM ANIMALS -
Kerr, B.J. 2003. Physiological and biological limitations for nutrient utilization in farm animals. Journal of Animal Science. 81 Suppl.2): 84.
ARGININE AND COCCIDIOSIS RESPONSES IN BROILER CHICKS -
Thornton, S.A., Barber, S.J., Virden, W.S., Thaxton, J.P., Kidd, M.T., Kerr, B.J. 2003. Arginine and coccidiosis responses in broiler chicks. Poultry Science. 82(1):93.
ISOLEUCINE NEEDS OF ROSS MALE BROILERS -
Kidd, M.T., Barber, S.J., Zumwalt, C.D., Burnham, D.J., Kerr, B.J. 2003. Isoleucine needs of ross male broilers. Poultry Science. 81(Suppl. 1):116.
ISOLEUCINE REQUIREMENT OF GROWING (25 TO 45 KG) PIGS -
Parr, T.M., Kerr, B.J., Baker, D.H. 2003. Isoleucine requirement of growing (25 to 45 kg) pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 81:745-752.
TRYPTOPHAN: EFFECTS ON NEUTOTRANSMITTERS, BEHAVIOR, MEAT QUALITY, AND THE RESULTS OF CURRENT REQUIREMENT STUDIES IN NURSERY PIGS -
Kerr, B.J., Guzik, A.C., Southern, L.L. 2002. Tryptophan: effects on neutotransmitters, behavior, meat quality, and the results of current requirement studies in nursery pigs. Biokyowa Technical Review. p. 1-20.
THE TRYPTOPHAN REQUIREMENT OF PHASE I, II, AND III NURSERY PIGS -
Guzik, A.C., Southern, L.L., Bidner, T.D., Kerr, B.J. 2002. The tryptophan requirement of phase i, ii, and iii nursery pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 80:2646-2655.
IMPACT OF ANIMAL NUTRITION AND FEED MANAGEMENT ON THE ENVIRONMENT: SUCCESS, CHALLENGES AND FUTURE DIRECTION -
Kohn, R., Angel, R., Mitchell, R., Weber, G., Kerr, B.J., Sutton, A., Carpenter, G. 2002. Impact of animal nutrition and feed management on the environment: success, challenges and future direction. Animal Residuals Agricultural Animal Manure Management Policy and Technology.
ISOLEUCINE REQUIREMENT OF GROWER (20 TO 50 KG) PIGS -
Parr, T.M., Kerr, B.J., Baker, D.H. 2003. Isoleucine requirement of grower (20 to 50 kg) pigs. Illinois Swine Day Report. p. 5-12.
PLASMA UREA NITROGEN AS AN INDICATOR OF THE ISOLEUCINE REQUIREMENT OF GROWER PIGS -
Parr, T.M., Kerr, B.J., Baker, D.H. 2002. Plasma urea nitrogen as an indicator of the isoleucine requirement of grower pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 80(2):72.
DEVELOPMENT OF AN ISOLEUCINE DEFICIENT DIET IN GROWING AND FINISHING PIGS -
Kerr, B.J., Parr, T.M., Borg, B.S., Campbell, J.M., Bryant, K.L., Kidd, M.T. 2002. Development of an isoleucine deficient diet in growing and finishing pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 80(2):72.
VALINE REQUIREMENT OF NURSERY PIGS -
Mavromichalis, I., Kerr, B.J., Parr, T.M., Albin, D.M., Gabert, V.M., Baker, D.H. 2001. Valine requirement of nursery pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 79:1223-1229.
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