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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Harvey D Blackburn
Plant and Animal Genetic Resources Preservation
Genetics

Phone: (970) 492-7511
Fax: (970) 492-7505

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Projects
National Animal Germplasm Program
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 423549
Conservation of Model Organisms
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 427242
Development of Animal Genetic Resources Information Network (Animal-GRIN) for U.S. and Brazilian Use
Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 428374
CONSERVATION OF MODEL ORGANISMS
Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement (R)
  Accession Number: 423648
Development of a Genomics Database for the Cattle and Other Livestock
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 425602
Regeneration of Y Chromosome in Holstein Cattle
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 427393
Collection and Evaluation of Swine Genetic Resources
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 427658
Standardization of Sperm Evaluation Across Gene Banks
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 429428
Genetic X Environmental Interactions Among Beef Cattle
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 429495
Collection and Cryopreservation of Honey Bee Germplasm
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 430439
Implementation of a Genomics Database for Cattle and Other Livestock
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 431193

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Conservation of animal genetic resources – A new tact -
Biobanking genetic resources: Challenges and implementation at the USDA National Animal Germplasm Program -
Purdy, P.H., Wilson, C.S., Spiller, S.F., Blackburn, H.D. 2015. Biobanking genetic resources: Challenges and implementation at the USDA National Animal Germplasm Program. Reproduction, Fertility and Development. 28:1072-1078.
Genetic structure of goat breedsfrom Brazil and the United States: Implications for conservation and breeding programs -
Carvalho, C.M., Paiva, S., Araujo, A., Mariante, A., Blackburn, H.D. 2015. Genetic structure of goat breedsfrom Brazil and the United States: Implications for conservation and breeding programs. Journal of Animal Science. 93:4629-4636.
Utilizing cattle genetic trends to evaluate the robust nature of gene bank collections -
Blackburn, H.D., Wilson, C.S., Paiva, S., Spiller, S.F., Purdy, P.H. 2015. Utilizing cattle genetic trends to evaluate the robust nature of gene bank collections. Meeting Abstract. ADSA-ASAS Joint Annual Meeting Orlando, FL July 12-16, 2015.
Development and validation of a low-density SNP panel related to prolificacy in sheep -
Lacerda, T., Blackburn, H.D., Yamagishi, M., Mcmanus, C., Caetano, A., Paiva, S. 2015. Development and validation of a low-density SNP panel related to prolificacy in sheep. Meeting Abstract. ADSA-ASAS Joint Annual Meeting Orlando, FL July 12-16, 2015.
Untapped genetic variability in Herefords: implications for climate change -
Krehbiel, B.C., Paiva, S., Wilson, C.S., Ericsson, S., Boatright, J., Blackburn, H.D., Thomas, M. 2015. Untapped genetic variability in Herefords: implications for climate change. Meeting Abstract. Western Section American Society of Animal Science, Ruidoso, NM, June 23-26, 2015. Volume 66
An update on USDA swine gene banking -
Purdy, P.H., Blackburn, H.D., Manahan, T.J., Spiller, S.F., Wilson, C.S. 2015. An update on USDA swine gene banking. Meeting Abstract. VIII International Conference on Boar Semen Preservation, Champaign, IL August 9-12, 2015. Vol 50:112-113.
A genetic investigation of isle of Jersey cattle, the foundation of the Jersey breed -
Huson, H., Sonstegard, T.S., Godfrey, J., Hambrook, D., Wolfe, C.W., Wiggans, G.R., Blackburn, H.D., Van Tassell, C.P. 2015. A genetic investigation of isle of Jersey cattle, the foundation of the Jersey breed. Plant and Animal Genome Conference. San Diego, CA, January 10–14, P0279(W143).
Status of genetic diversity of U. S. dairy goat breeds -
Blackburn, H.D., Wilson, C.S., Krehbiel, B. 2015. Status of genetic diversity of U. S. dairy goat breeds. International Goat Association.
Status of genetic diversity of U. S. dairy goat breeds -
Wilson, C.S., Krehbiel, B., Blackburn, H.D. 2015. Status of genetic diversity of U. S. dairy goat breeds. Dairy Goat Journal. 93:1.
A new SNP panel for evaluating genetic diversity in a composite cattle breed -
Blackburn, H.D., Paiva, S.R., Sollero, B.P., Biegelmeyer, P., Caetano, A.R., Cardoso, F.F. 2014. A new SNP panel for evaluating genetic diversity in a composite cattle breed. Symposium Proceedings. World Congress of Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Vancouver, Canada, August 17-22, 2014.
Merging molecular data for evaluating cross country genetic diversity of pigs. -
Ibeka, C.O., Blackburn, H.D., Paiva, S.R., Mariante, A. 2014. Merging molecular data for evaluating cross country genetic diversity of pigs.. Symposium Proceedings. orld Congress of Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Vancouver, Canada, August 17-22, 2014.
Conservation of Animal Genetic Resources (AnGR): the Next Decade -
Paiva, S., Mcmanus, C., Blackburn, H.D. 2014. Conservation of Animal Genetic Resources (AnGR): the Next Decade. Symposium Proceedings. World Congress of Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Vancouver, Canada, August 17-22, 2014.
Gene banks a mechanism for harnessing animal genetic resources for food security -
Blackburn, H.D., Paiva, S. 2014. Gene banks a mechanism for harnessing animal genetic resources for food security. Meeting Proceedings. Ann.Symposium of the Brazilian Society of Animal Science. July 29 - Aug 1 2014, Aracaju, SE Brazil.
A preliminary report on the impact of cryopreservation diluent on ram sperm physiology and cervical artificial insemination -
Purdy, P.H., Spiller, S.F., Rice, S.D., Koeoke, K.L., Mcguire, E.M., Mcguire, K.E., Stobart, S., Blackburn, H.D. 2014. A preliminary report on the impact of cryopreservation diluent on ram sperm physiology and cervical artificial insemination. Symposium Proceedings. Western Section American Society of Animal Science, June 25-27, 2014, San Angelo, Texas.
North American animal breeding and production: meeting the needs of a changing landscape -
Blackburn, H.D., Plante, Y. 2014. North American animal breeding and production: meeting the needs of a changing landscape. Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics. 131:247-248.
Angus sattle at high altitude: Genetic relationships and initial genome-wide association analyses of pulmonary arterial pressure -
Cockrum, R.R., Zeng, Berge, N.F., Neary, J.M., Garry, F.B., Holt, T., Blackburn, H.D., Thomas, T., Speidel, S.E., Garrick, D.J., Enns, R.M., Thomas, M.G. 2014. Angus sattle at high altitude: Genetic relationships and initial genome-wide association analyses of pulmonary arterial pressure. Symposium Proceedings. World Congress of Genetics Applied to Livestock Production Vancouver, BC, Canada, Aug 17-22, 2014.
Impact of genetic drift on access and benefit sharing under the Nagoya protocol: The case of the Meishan pig Reprint Icon -
Blackburn, H.D., Plante, Y., Rohrer, G.A., Welch, E.W., Paiva, S. 2014. Impact of genetic drift on access and benefit sharing under the Nagoya protocol: The case of the Meishan pig. Journal of Animal Science. 92(4):1405-1411.
Rooster sperm plasma membrane protein and phospholipid organization and reorganization attributed to cooling and cryopreservation -
Purdy, P.H., Spiller, S.F., Blackburn, H.D. 2013. Rooster sperm plasma membrane protein and phospholipid organization and reorganization attributed to cooling and cryopreservation. Meeting Abstract. Annual Meeting of the Society for Cryobiology, Bethesda, MD, July 28-31, 2013.
Impact of genetic drift on developing access and benefit sharing guidelines under the Nagoya Protocol: The case of Meishan pigs imported into the US -
Blackburn, H.D., Plante, Y., Welch, E.W., Rohrer, G.A., Paiva, S.R. 2013. Impact of genetic drift on developing access and benefit sharing guidelines under the Nagoya Protocol: The case of Meishan pigs imported into the US. Meeting Abstract. American Society of Animal Science, Indianapolis, IN, July 8-12, 2013.
Effect of storage time on the viability of cryopreserved bovine spermatozoa -
Gallegos, A.I., Ericsson, S.A., Blackburn, H.D., Spiller, S.F., Warnock, B.J., Meador, M.K., Smith, M.W., Purdy, P.H. 2013. Effect of storage time on the viability of cryopreserved bovine spermatozoa. Meeting Abstract. American Society of Animal Science, Indianapolis, IN, July 8-12, 2013.
Genetic variation and differentiation of bison (Bison bison) subspecies and cattle (Bos taurus) breeds and subspecies -
Cronin, M., Macneil, M., Ninh, V., Leesburg, V.L., Blackburn, H.D., Derr, J. 2013. Genetic variation and differentiation of bison (Bison bison) subspecies and cattle (Bos taurus) breeds and subspecies. Journal of Heredity. 104:500-509.
Genetic variation in bison (bison bison) subspecies and cattle (Bos taurus) breeds and subspecies Reprint Icon -
Cronin, M.A., MacNeil, M.D., Vu, N., Leesburg, V.L., Blackburn, H.D., Derr, J. 2013. Genetic variation in bison (bison bison) subspecies and cattle (Bos taurus) breeds and subspecies. Journal of Heredity. 104(4):500-509.
Curating seeds and other genetic resources for ethnobiology. In: Salick,J.Konchar, K. and Nesbitt, M., editors. Curatring Biocultural Collections: A handbook -
Dierig, D.A., Blackburn, H.D., Ellis, D.D., Nesbitt, M. 2014. Curating seeds and other genetic resources for ethnobiology. In: Salick,J.Konchar, K. and Nesbitt, M., editors. Curatring Biocultural Collections: A handbook. Book Chapter. Richamand, Surrey, UK: Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew. p. 107-125.
59 Effect of storage duration on post-thaw parameters of bull semen. Reproduction, Fertility and Development 25: 177. -
Carwell, D.B., Scott, B.R., Blackburn, H.D., Bondioli, K.R., Gentry, G.T., Godke, R.A. 2012. 59 Effect of storage duration on post-thaw parameters of bull semen. Reproduction, Fertility and Development 25: 177. Meeting Abstract. International Embryo Transfer Society, Hannover, Germany, January 19-22, 2013.
A resource for broadening the genetic base of livestock populations -
Blackburn, H.D. 2012. A resource for broadening the genetic base of livestock populations. Popular Publication. 29:4-5.
The animal genetic resource information network (AnimalGRIN) database: A database design and implementation case -
Irwin, G., Wessel, L.K., Blackburn, H.D. 2012. The animal genetic resource information network (AnimalGRIN) database: A database design and implementation case. Journal of Information Systems Education. 23:19-32.
Isolated Jersey genetics are a treasure trove -
Blackburn, H.D. 2012. Isolated Jersey genetics are a treasure trove. Popular Publication. July Issue.
Genetic selection and preservation of genetic diversity -
Blackburn, H.D. 2012. Genetic selection and preservation of genetic diversity. Reproduction of Domestic Animals. 47:249-254.
185 Cost effectiveness of maintaining research chicken populations in situ or with cryopreserved semen or ovaries -
Silversides, F.G., Purdy, P.H., Blackburn, H.D. 2012. 185 Cost effectiveness of maintaining research chicken populations in situ or with cryopreserved semen or ovaries. Meeting Abstract. Poultry Science Association, Athens, GA, July 9-12.
Comparative costs of programmes to conserve chicken genetic variation based on maintaining living populations or storing cryopreserved material -
Silversides, F., Purdy, P.H., Blackburn, H.D. 2013. Comparative costs of programmes to conserve chicken genetic variation based on maintaining living populations or storing cryopreserved material. British Poultry Science. 53:599-607.
Boar sperm quality in lines of pigs selected for either ovulation rate or uterine capacity Reprint Icon -
Freking, B.A., Purdy, P.H., Spiller, S.F., Welsh, C.S., Blackburn, H.D. 2012. Boar sperm quality in lines of pigs selected for either ovulation rate or uterine capacity. Journal of Animal Science. 90(8):2515-2523.
Genetic diversity of Ovis aries populations near domestication centers and in the new world -
Blackburn, H.D., Toishibekov, Y., Toishibekov, M., Welsh, C.S., Spiller, S.F., Brown, M.A., Pavia, S. 2011. Genetic diversity of Ovis aries populations near domestication centers and in the new world. Genetica. 139:1169-1178.
Combining US and Brazilian microsatellite data for a meta-analysis of sheep (Ovis aries) breed diversity: Facilitating the FAO Global Plan of Action for conserving animal genetic resources -
Paiva, S., Mariante, A., Blackburn, H.D. 2011. Combining US and Brazilian microsatellite data for a meta-analysis of sheep (Ovis aries) breed diversity: Facilitating the FAO Global Plan of Action for conserving animal genetic resources. Journal of Heredity. 102:697-704.
Cryoconservation of animal genetic resources. Animal Production and Health Guidelines No. 12 -
Blackburn, H.D., Godke, R., Purdy, P.H., Hiemstra, S., Woelders, H., Mariante, A., Pizzi, F., Boettcher, P. 2012. Cryoconservation of animal genetic resources. Animal Production and Health Guidelines No. 12. Complete Book. FAO, Rome p. 222.
Ex situ conservation of Holstein-Friesian cattle: Comparing the Dutch, French and USA germplasm collections -
Danchin-Burge, C., Hiemstra, S.J., Blackburn, H.D. 2011. Ex situ conservation of Holstein-Friesian cattle: Comparing the Dutch, French and USA germplasm collections. Journal of Dairy Science. 94:4100-4108.
Genetic Structure and Diversity among U.S. sheep breeds: Identification of the major gene pools. -
Blackburn, H.D., Paiva, S.R., Wildeus, S., Getz, W., Stobart, R., Bixby, D., Purdy, P.H., Welsh, C.S., Spiller, S.F., Brown, M.A. 2011. Genetic Structure and Diversity among U.S. sheep breeds: Identification of the major gene pools. Journal of Animal Science. 89:2336-2348.
Inbreeding levels in swine: Ramifications for Genetic Diversity -
Blackburn, H.D., Welsh, C.S. 2010. Inbreeding levels in swine: Ramifications for Genetic Diversity. Extension Publications The American Livestock Breeds Conservancy 27:5-6.
The USDA national animal germplasm program and the aquatic species collection. In: T.R. Tiersch and C.C. Green (eds.) Cryopreservation in Aquatic Species, 2nd Edition. World Aquaculture Society, Baton Rouge, LA -
Blackburn, H.D. 2011. The USDA national animal germplasm program and the aquatic species collection. pp. 774-779. In: T.R. Tiersch and C.C. Green (eds.) Cryopreservation in Aquatic Species, 2nd Edition. World Aquaculture Society, Baton Rouge, LA. Book Chapter.
The Relationship between Conservation Policy and Aquatic Genetic Resources. In: T.R. Tiersch and C.C. Green (eds.) Cryopreservation in Aquatic Species, 2nd Edition. World Aquaculture Society, Baton Rouge, LA. -
Long, J., Blackburn, H.D. 2011. The Relationship between Conservation Policy and Aquatic Genetic Resources. pp. 977-983. In: T.R. Tiersch and C.C. Green (eds.) Cryopreservation in Aquatic Species, 2nd Edition. World Aquaculture Society, Baton Rouge, LA. Book Chapter.
Options and legal requirements for national and regional animal genetic resources collections -
Blackburn, H.D., Boettcher, P. 2010. Options and legal requirements for national and regional animal genetic resources collections. Animal Genetic Resources Information. 47:91-100.
Effect of number of motile frozen-thawed boar sperm and number of fixed-time inseminations on fertility in estrous-synchronized gilts -
Spencer, K.W., Purdy, P.H., Blackburn, H.D., Spiller, S.F., Stewart, T.S., Knox, R.V. 2010. Effect of number of motile frozen-thawed boar sperm and number of fixed-time inseminations on fertility in estrous-synchronized gilts. Animal Reproduction Sciences. 121:259-266.
Reproductive biotechnologies and management of animal genetic resources -
Blackburn, H.D., Purdy, P.H. 2010. Reproductive biotechnologies and management of animal genetic resources. XIIIth European Poultry Conference, Tours France, August 23-27, 2010. Meeting Proceedings.
Implications of the pH and temperature of diluted, cooled boar semen on fresh and frozen-thawed sperm motility characteristics -
Purdy, P.H., Tharp, N., Stewart, T., Spiller, S.F., Blackburn, H.D. 2010. Implications of the pH and temperature of diluted, cooled boar semen on fresh and frozen-thawed sperm motility characteristics. Theriogenology. 74:1304-1310.
The facilitating roles and uses of gene banks in addressing the global plan of action -
Blackburn, H.D. 2010. The facilitating roles and uses of gene banks in addressing the global plan of action. World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production August 1-6, 2010 Leipzig, Germany. Meeting Proceedings.
Ex-situ conservaton of Holstein-Friesian cattle comparing the Dutch, French and USA germplasm collections -
Danchin-Burge, C., Blackburn, H.D., Hiemstra, S.J. 2010. Ex-situ conservaton of Holstein-Friesian cattle comparing the Dutch, French and USA germplasm collections. 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, August 1-6, 2010, Leipzig, Germany. Meeting Proceedings.
Meta-analysis of microsatellite data from US and Brazil sheep breeds -
Paiva, S.R., Blackburn, H.D., Mariante, A.S. 2010. Meta-analysis of microsatellite data from US and Brazil sheep breeds. 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, August 1-6, 2010, Leipzig, Germany. Meeting Proceedings.
Pedigree Analysis Of Five U.S. Swine Breeds And The Implications For Genetic Conservation -
Welsh, C.S., Stewart, T.S., Schwab, C., Blackburn, H.D. 2010. Pedigree Analysis Of Five U.S. Swine Breeds And The Implications For Genetic Conservation. Journal of Animal Science. 88:1610–1618.
19 Beef cattle pregnancy rates following insemination with aged frozen angus semen -
Carwell, D.B., Pitchford, J.A., Gentry, G.T., Blackburn, H.D., Bondioli, K.R., Godke, R.A. 2009. 19 Beef cattle pregnancy rates following insemination with aged frozen angus semen. Journal Of Reproduction, Fertility And Development 22:167-168.
Inseminating fresh or cryopreserved semen for maximum efficiency: implications for gene banks and industry -
Blackburn, H.D., Silversides, F., Purdy, P.H. 2009. Inseminating fresh or cryopreserved semen for maximum efficiency: implications for gene banks and industry. Poultry Science. 88:2192-2198.
Evaluation of Glycerol Removal Techniques, Cryoprotectants, and Insemination Methods for Cryopreserving Rooster Sperm with Implications for Breed and/or Line Regeneration -
Purdy, P.H., Song, Y., Silversides, F.G., Blackburn, H.D. 2009. Evaluation of Glycerol Removal Techniques, Cryoprotectants, and Insemination Methods for Cryopreserving Rooster Sperm with Implications for Breed and/or Line Regeneration. Poultry Science. 88:2184-2191
The fertility of ram sperm held for 24 hours at 5 ºC prior to cryopreservation -
Purdy, P.H., Moce, E., Stobart, R., Murdoch, W.J., Moss, G.E., Larson, B., Ramsey, S., Graham, J.K., Blackburn, H.D. 2009. The fertility of ram sperm held for 24 hours at 5 ºC prior to cryopreservation. Animal Reproduction Sciences. 118:231-235.
Conservation of Swine Genetics by the National Animal Germplasm Program (NAGP) after One Decade Reprint Icon -
Blackburn, H.D., Stewart, T., Purdy, P.H. 2009. Conservation of Swine Genetics by the National Animal Germplasm Program (NAGP) after One Decade. National Hog Farmer.
Population Status Of Major U.S. Swine Breeds -
Welsh, C.S., Blackburn, H.D., Schwab, C. 2009. Population Status Of Major U.S. Swine Breeds. American Society of Animal Science Western Section, June 16-18, 2009 Fort Collins, CO. Proceedings. 60:42-45
Investigation of a novel non-surgical method of artificial insemination for sheep -
PPurdy, P.H., Blackburn, H.D., Larson, B., Stobart, R. 2009. Investigation of a novel non-surgical method of artificial insemination for sheep. Western section of Amercan Society of animal Science, Fort Collins, CO, June 16-18, 2009.
Comparison of Genetic Diversity Between US and Kazak Sheep Breeds. -
Blackburn, H.D., Toishibekov, Y., Toishibekov, M., Welsh, C.S., Spiller, S.F., Brown, M. 2009. Comparison of Genetic Diversity Between US and Kazak Sheep Breeds. Journal of Animal Science 87:401. Annual meeting of the American Society of Animal Science, July 13-17, 2009. Montreal Canada.
Influence of pre-cryopreservation pH and temperature on boar semen quality -
Tharp, N.E., Purdy, P.H., Blackburn, H.D., Spiller, S.F., Stewart, T. 2009. Influence of pre-cryopreservation pH and temperature on boar semen quality. Midwest Section American Society of Animal Science, Des Moines, IA, March 16-18, 2008.
Evaluation of new techniques to enhance the use of A.I. on farm. -
PPurdy, P.H., Stobart, R.H., Larson, B., Blackburn, H.D. 2009. Evaluation of new techniques to enhance the use of A.I. on farm. American Sheep Industry Association Annual Conference, San Diego, CA, January 21-24, 2009.
Effect of number of motile sperm and number of inseminations using frozen boar semen on fertility in gilts -
Spencer, K., Purdy, P.H., Blackburn, H.D., Spiller, S.F., Welsh, C.S., Stewart, T., Breen, S., Taibl, J., Yantis, B., Knox, R. 2008. Effect of number of motile sperm and number of inseminations using frozen boar semen on fertility in gilts. National Hog Farmer. http://nationalhogfarmer.com/genetics-reproduction/artificial-insemination/1215-boar-semen-use/.
Perspectives on cryopreservation, quality control, and artificial insemination of frozen-thawed boar sperm in a national repository -
Purdy, P.H., Knox, R., Singleton, W., Spencer, K., Spiller, S.F., Stewart, T., Tharp, N., Welsh, C.S., Blackburn, H.D. 2008. Perspectives on cryopreservation, quality control, and artificial insemination of frozen-thawed boar sperm in a national repository. Symposium Proceedings. Midwest Boar Stud Managers Conference, Saint Louis, MO August 7-8, 2008.
Animal Genetic Resource Trade Flows: The Utilization of Newly Imported Breeds and the Gene Flow of Imported Animals in the United States of America -
Blackburn, H.D., Gollin, D. 2009. Animal Genetic Resource Trade Flows: The Utilization of Newly Imported Breeds and the Gene Flow of Imported Animals in the United States of America. Livestock Science 120:240-247.
Animal Genetic Resource Trade Flows: Economic Assessment Reprint Icon -
Gollin, D., Van Dusen, E., Blackburn, H.D. 2009. Animal Genetic Resource Trade Flows: Economic Assessment. Livestock Science 120:248-255.
Genebank Development for the Conservation of Livestock Genetic Resources in the United States of America -
Blackburn, H.D. 2009. Genebank Development for the Conservation of Livestock Genetic Resources in the United States of America. Livestock Science 120:196-203.
Genetic Diversity of US Sheep Breeds -
Blackburn, H.D., Brown, M., Wildeus, S., Stobart, R., Bixby, D., Dzakuma, J., Ericsson, S., Getz, W., Cockett, N., Matsas, D., Welsh, C.S., Spiller, S.F. 2008. Genetic Diversity of US Sheep Breeds. Meeting Abstract.
Boar fertility and semen quality characteristics in lines of pigs selected for component traits of female reproduction Reprint Icon -
Freking, B.A., Purdy, P.H., Welsh, C.S., Spiller, S.F., Blackburn, H.D. 2008. Boar fertility and semen quality characteristics in lines of pigs selected for component traits of female reproduction [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. 86(E-Suppl. 2):208-209. Abstract #W50.
Integrating policies for the management of animal genetic resources with demand for livestock products and environmental sustainability -
Blackburn, H.D. 2007. Integrating policies for the management of animal genetic resources with demand for livestock products and environmental sustainability. Animal Genetic Resources Information. 41:53-64.
Semen cryopreservation research seeks higher fertility rates in rainbow trout -
Silverstein, J.T., Purdy, P.H., Blackburn, H.D. 2007. Semen cryopreservation research seeks higher fertility rates in rainbow trout. Global Aquaculture Advocate. 10(2):84.
Relationship of flow cytometric evaluations of cryopreserved rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss sperm with fertility -
Purdy, P.H., Blackburn, H.D., Silverstein, J. 2007. Relationship of flow cytometric evaluations of cryopreserved rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss sperm with fertility. Aquaculture 2007 Annual Meeting. p 734.
GENETIC RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN FERAL CATTLE FROM CHIRIKOF ISLAND, ALASKA, AND OTHER BREEDS -
MacNeil, M.D., Cronin, M.A., Blackburn, H.D., Richards, C.M., Lockwood, D.R., Kantanen, J., Alexander, L.J. 2007. Genetic relationships between feral cattle from Chirikof Island, Alaska, and other breeds. Animal Genetics 38:193-197.
A Method for Cryopreserving Chicken Primordial Germ Cells -
Moore, D.T., Purdy, P.H., Blackburn, H.D. 2006. A Method for Cryopreserving Chicken Primordial Germ Cells. Poultry Science. 85:1784–1790.
CURRENT EFFORTS IN CONSERVATION OF ANIMAL GENETIC DIVERSITY -
Blackburn, H.D., Bixby, D.E. 2006. Current efforts in conservation of animal genetic diversity. Journal of Animal Science. 84(Supl 1):422.
POLICIES FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF ANIMAL GENETIC RESOURCES -
Blackburn, H.D., Mezzadra, C. 2006. Policies for the management of animal genetic resources. 8th World Congress of Genetics Applied in Livestock Production. 33(2):1-7.
GENETIC RELATIONSHIPS AMONG BREEDS OF BEEF CATTLE IN THE UNITED STATES THAT ORIGINATED FROM THE BRITISH ISLES, IBERIAN PENNINSULA, OR WEST-CENTRAL EUROPE -
Macneil, M.D., Cronin, M.A., Blackburn, H.D., Alexander, L.J. 2006. Genetic relationships among breeds of beef cattle in the united states that originated from the british isles, iberian penninsula, or west-central europe. World Congress of Genetics Applied in Livestock Production 32(2):1-4.
VARIATION IN SPERM CELL QUALITY IN CRYOPRESERVED BOAR SEMEN -
Stewart, T., Gunsett, F., Welsh, C.S., Spiller, S.F., Purdy, P.H., Blackburn, H.D. 2006. Variation in sperm cell quality in cryopreserved boar semen. 8th World Congress of Genetics Applied in Livestock Production. 11(23):1-4.
U.S. SWINE GENETIC RESOURCES AND THE NATIONAL ANIMAL GERMPLASM PROGRAM -
Blackburn, H.D., Welsh, C.S., Stewart, T. 2005. U.s. swine genetic resources and the national animal germplasm program. Swine Improvement Federation Proceedings.
NATIONAL ANIMAL GERMPLASM PROGRAM: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR POULTRY GENETIC RESOURCES -
Blackburn, H.D. 2006. National animal germplasm program: challenges and opportunities for poultry genetic resources. Poultry Science. 85:210-215.
COLLECTION AND FREEZING OF ANGORA EMBRYOS FOR THE USDA ANIMAL GERMPLASM REPOSITORY -
Blackburn, H.D., Mcallister, J.M., Purpera, M., Landry, A., Olcott, B., Bondioli, K., Bushnell, S., Godke, R.A., Loetz, E. 2005. Collection and freezing of angora embryos for the usda animal germplasm repository. ASAS Southern Section Meeting, February 4-8, 2006. Journal of Animal Science. 84(Supl 2):24-25.
WITHIN BREED SELECTION OF BOARS FOR A GENE BANK -
Blackburn, H.D., Welsh, C.S., Stewart, T. 2005. Within breed selection of boars for a gene bank. Journal of Animal Science. 83(Supl 1):138.
CHANGES IN INBREEDING OF U.S. HEREFORDS DURING THE TWENTIETH CENTURY -
Cleveland, M.A., Blackburn, H.D., Enns, R.M., Garrick, D.J. 2005. Changes in inbreeding of u.s. herefords during the twentieth century. Journal of Animal Science. Vol. 83 #5, MS#4708, pp. 992-1001.
GENETIC DIVERSITY IN AND CONSERVATION STRATEGY CONSIDERATIONS FOR NAVAJO-CHURRO SHEEP -
Maiwashe, N., Blackburn, H.D. 2004. Genetic diversity in and conservation strategy considerations for navajo churro sheep. Journal of Animal Science. 82:2900-2905.
EVALUATION OF PREDICTIONS OF BODY WEIGHT AND FEED INTAKE BY GROWING CROSSBRED BOER GOATS WITH A GOAT SIMULATION MODEL -
Villaguiran, M., Nuti, L.C., Gipson, T.A., Goetsch, A.L., Blackburn, H.D. 2004. Evaluation of predictions of body weight and feed intake by growing crossbred boer goats with a goat simulation model. Journal of Animal Science. 82(Suppl 1):357.
EXAMINING THE GENETIC DIVERSITY OF HEREFORD CATTLE -
Blackburn, H.D., Cleveland, M.A., Enns, R.M., Garrick, D.J. 2004. Examining the genetic diversity of hereford cattle. Journal of Animal Science. 82(Suppl 1):451.
SPANISH BUCK SS-B INHIBIN/ACTIVIN (INHBB) MICROSATELLITE POLYMORPHISMS -
Realivasquez, R., Ericsson, S.A., Spiller, S.F., Campbell, W.T., Sternes, K.L., Purdy, P.H., Blackburn, H.D., Dzakuma, J.M. 2004. Spanish buck ss-b inhibin/activin (INHBB) microsatellite polymorphisms. American Society of Animal Science/American Society of Dairy Science/Poultry Science Association Annual Meeting, July 25-29, 2004, St. Louis, Missouri. Journal of Animal Science Supplement 2004. 82(Suppl 1): 377-378.
INHA MICROSATELLITE POLYMORPHISMS IN ANGORA BUCKS -
Spiller, S.F., Ericsson, S.A., Realivasquez, R., Campbell, W.T., Sterns, K.L., Purdy, P.H., Blackburn, H.D., Dzakuma, J.M. 2004. INHA microsatellite polymorphisms in angora bucks. American Society of Animal Science/American Society of Dairy Science/Poultry Science Association Annual Meeting, July 25-29, 2004, St. Louis, Missouri. Journal of Animal Science 2004. 82(Suppl 1):378.
INTERNATIONAL ANIMAL GERMPLASM EXCHANGE -
Blackburn, H.D. 2004. International animal germplasm exchange. Encyclopedia of Animal Science. 559-561.
DEVELOPMENT OF NATIONAL ANIMAL GENETIC RESOURCE PROGRAM -
Blackburn, H.D. 2004. Development of national animal genetic resource program. Reproduction, Fertility and Development. 16:27-32.
BIG SAGEBRUSH LEAF AREA DYNAMICS ON A BURNED, GRAZED AND CONTROL SITE IN THE SAGEBRUSH STEPPE -
Hendrickson, J.R., D.A. Johnson, N.Z. Saliendra, J.W. Walker, and H.D. Blackburn. Big Sagebrush Leaf Area Dynamics on a Burned, Grazed and Control Site in the Sagebrush Steppe. 2003. Society of Range Management Annual Meeting, Casper, WY.
BIG SAGEBRUSH LEAF AREA DYNAMICS ON A BURNED, GRAZED AND CONTROL SITE IN THE SAGEBRUSH STEPPE -
Hendrickson, J.R., Johnson, D.A., Saliendra, N.Z., Walker, J.W., Blackburn, H.D. 2003. Big sagebrush leaf area dynamics on a burned, grazed and control site in the sagebrush steppe. Range Management Meeting Proceedings.
THE EFFECTS OF EXTENDER AND FREEZE RATE ON PRE-AND POST-THAW CASA PARAMETERS OF WARHILL RAM SEMEN -
Sharkey, S.C., Blackburn, H.D., Kimberling, C. 2002. The effects of extender and freeze rate on pre-and post-thaw casa parameters of warhill ram semen. Cryobiology. XVII.
MANAGEMENT OF U.S. GENETIC RESOURCES -
Blackburn, H.D. 2002. Management of u.s. genetic resources. World Congress of Genetics Applied in Livestock Production. 33:521-524.
GENETIC DIVERSITY AND RELATIONSHIPS OF HAIR SHEEP BREEDS OF THE AMERICAS: FIRST RESULTS -
Muigai, A.W., Hirbo, .J., Rege, J.0., Sharkey, .S., Blackburn, H.D., Hanotte, .O. 2002. Genetic diversity and relationships of hair sheep breeds of the americas: first results. World Congress of Genetics Applied in Livestock Production. 33:573-576.
GOAT GROWTH MODEL: GENOTYPE X NUTRITIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL INTERACTIONS -
Dzakuma, J.M., Risch, .E., Blackburn, H.D. 2002. Goat growth model: genotype x nutritional environmental interactions. World Congress of Genetics Applied in Livestock Production. 31:237-240.
PREDICTED RATE OF INBREEDING FOR A CLOSED LINE OF HEREFORD CATTLE -
Tseveenjav, .B., Maiwashe, .N., Golden, B.L., Blackburn, H.D. 2002. Predicted rate of inbreeding for a closed line of hereford cattle. Western Section of Animal Science Proceedings. 52:105-107.
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