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Jay S Johnson
Livestock Behavior Research
Research Animal Scientist

Phone: (765) 496-7946
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PURDUE UNIVERSITY
125 SOUTH RUSSELL STREET
WEST LAFAYETTE, IN 479072042
Projects
Development of a Decision Support Tool For Improving Sow Welfare During a Heat Stress Event
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 429854
Swine Management Website and Mobile App
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 438160
Improving Piglet Survivability and Sow Welfare through Microenvironment Management
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 440589
Integrating Functional Genomics, Behavior, and Health Measures to Mitigate the Cumulative Effects of in Utero Heat Stress on Swine Welfare
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 440869
Protecting the Welfare of Food Producing Animals
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 432941
Enhancing the Thermal Environment of Sows and Piglets to Simultaneously Improve Sow Welfare and Improve Lifetime Performance and Survivability of...
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 439634
Integrating Functional Genomics, Behavior, and Health Measures to Mitigate the Cumulative Effects of in Utero Heat Stress on Swine Welfare
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 439750
Development of a Decision Support Tool For Improving Sow Welfare During a Heat Stress Event
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 434897
Purdue Biological Safety Committee Agreement
Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 433407
Determining the Thermal Preference of Weanling Pigs
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 436726
Supplementing Dairy Calves with L-glutamine to Reduce Antibiotic Use
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 437946
Evaluating the Interactions Between Swine Behavior and Heat Stress Response
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 438096

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Evaluation of sow thermal preference across three stages of reproduction Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Robbins, L.R., Green-Miller, A.R., Lay Jr, D.C., Schinckel, A.P., Johnson, J.S., Gaskill, B.N. 2021. Evaluation of sow thermal preference across three stages of reproduction. Journal of Animal Science. https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/skab202.
Thermoregulatory and physiological responses of nonpregnant, mid-gestation, and late-gestation sows exposed to incrementally increasing dry bulb temperature Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mcconn, B.R., Gaskill, B.N., Schinckel, A.P., Green-Miller, A.R., Lay Jr, D.C., Johnson, J.S. 2021. Thermoregulatory and physiological responses of nonpregnant, mid-gestation, and late-gestation sows exposed to incrementally increasing dry bulb temperature. Journal of Animal Science. 99(7). https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/skab181.
One is the Coldest Number: Determining How Group Size and Body Weight Affects Thermal Preference in Weaned Pigs (3 to 15 kg) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Robbins, L., Green-Miller, A.R., Johnson, J.S., Gaskill, B.N. 2021. One is the Coldest Number: Determining How Group Size and Body Weight Affects Thermal Preference in Weaned Pigs (3 to 15 kg). Animals. 11(5). https://doi.org/10.3390/ani11051447.
Replacing dietary antibiotics with 0.20% L-glutamine in swine nursery diets: impact on intestinal physiology and the microbiome following weaning and transport Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Duttlinger, A.W., Centeno Martinez, R.E., Mcconn, B.R., Kpodo, K.R., Lay Jr, D.C., Richert, B.T., Johnson, T.A., Johnson, J.S. 2021. Replacing dietary antibiotics with 0.20% L-glutamine in swine nursery diets: impact on intestinal physiology and the microbiome following weaning and transport. Journal of Animal Science. 99(6). https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/skab091.
Impacts of in utero heat stress on carcass and meat quality traits of market weight gilts Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tuell, J.R., Nondorf, M.J., Maskal, J.M., Johnson, J.S., Kim, Y.H. 2021. Impacts of in utero heat stress on carcass and meat quality traits of market weight gilts. Animals. 11(3). https://doi.org/10.3390/ani11030717.
Elucidating the involvement of apoptosis in postmortem proteolysis in porcine muscles from two production cycles using metabolomics approach Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ma, D., Suh, D., Zhang, J., Chao, Y., Duttlinger, A.W., Johnson, J.S., Lee, C., Kim, Y. 2021. Elucidating the involvement of apoptosis in postmortem proteolysis in porcine muscles from two production cycles using metabolomics approach. Scientific Reports. 11(1). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-82929-3.
Effects of feed removal during acute heat stress on the inflammatory response and short-term growth performance in grow-finish pigs Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kpodo, K.R., Duttlinger, A.W., Maskal, J.M., Mcconn, B.R., Johnson, J.S. 2021. Effects of feed removal during acute heat stress on the cytokine. Animals. 11(1). https://doi.org/10.3390/ani11010205.
Exposure to chronic light-dark phase shifts during the prepartum dry period attenuates circadian rhythms, decreases blood glucose and increases milk yield in the subsequent lactation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Suarez-Trujillo, A., Sun, H., Huff, K., Cummings, S., Franco, J., Steckler, T., Boerman, J., Wernet, G., Townsend, J., Grott, M., Johnson, J.S., Plaut, K., Casey, T. 2020. Exposure to chronic light-dark phase shifts during the prepartum dry period attenuates circadian rhythms, decreases blood glucose and increases milk yield in the subsequent lactation. Journal of Dairy Science. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2019-16980.
Impact of L-Glutamine as Replacement of Dietary Antibiotics during Post Weaning and Transport Recovery on Carcass and Meat Quality Attributes in Pigs Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ma, D., Guedes, J.M., Zuelly, S.M., Duttlinger, A.W., Johnson, J.S., Lay Jr, D.C., Kim, Y.H. 2020. Impact of L-Glutamine as Replacement of Dietary Antibiotics during Post Weaning and Transport Recovery on Carcass and Meat Quality Attributes in Pigs. Livestock Science. 244. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.livsci.2020.104350.
In utero heat stress alters the postnatal innate immune response of pigs Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, J.S., Maskal, J.M., Duttlinger, A.W., Kpodo, K.R., Mcconn, B.R., Byrd, C.J., Richert, B.T., Marchant Forde, J.N., Lay Jr, D.C., Perry, S.D., Lucy, M.C., Safranski, T.J. 2020. In utero heat stress alters the postnatal innate immune response of pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 98(12). https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/skaa356.
The effects of zinc amino acid complex on biomarkers of gut integrity, inflammation, and metabolism in heat-stressed ruminants Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Opgenorth, J., Abuajamieh, M., Horst, E., Mohannad, S., Johnson, J.S., Mayorga, E., Sanz Fernandez, V., Al-Qaisi, M., Defrain, J., Kleinschmit, D., Gorden, P., Baumgard, L. 2020. The effects of zinc amino acid complex on biomarkers of gut integrity, inflammation, and metabolism in heat-stressed ruminants. Journal of Dairy Science. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2020-18909.
Early life thermal stress: Impacts on future temperature preference in weaned pigs (3 to 15 kg) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Robbins, L., Green-Miller, A.R., Johnson, J.S., Gaskill, B.N. 2020. Early life thermal stress: Impacts on future temperature preference in weaned pigs (3 to 15 kg). Journal of Animal Science. 98(12). https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/skaa327.
Effects increasing dietary L-glutaine to replace antibiotics on pig health and performance following weaning and transport. Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Duttlinger, A.W., Kpodo, K.R., Schinckel, A.P., Richert, B.T., Johnson, J.S. 2020. Effects increasing dietary L-glutaine to replace antibiotics on pig health and performance following weaning and transport.. Translational Animal Science. https://doi.org/10.1093/tas/txaa157.
Replacing dietary antibiotics with 0.20% L-glutamine and synbiotics following weaning and transport in pigs Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mcconn, B.R., Duttlinger, A.W., Kpodo, K.R., Eicher, S.D., Richert, B.T., Johnson, J.S. 2020. Replacing dietary antibiotics with 0.20% L-glutamine and synbiotics following weaning and transport in pigs. Journal of Animal Science. https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/skaa272.
Evaluation and mitigation of the effects of in utero heat stress on piglet growth performance, post-absorptive metabolism, and stress response following weaning and transport Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Maskal, J.M., Duttlinger, A.W., Kpodo, K.R., Mcconn, B.R., Byrd, C.J., Richert, B.T., Marchant Forde, J.N., Lay Jr, D.C., Perry, S.D., Lucy, M.C., Safranski, T.J., Johnson, J.S. 2020. Evaluation and mitigation of the effects of in utero heat stress on piglet growth performance, post-absorptive metabolism, and stress response following weaning and transport. Journal of Animal Science. https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/skaa272.
Large-scale phenotyping of livestock welfare in commercial production systems: a new frontier in animal breeding Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brito, L.F., Oliveira, H.R., Mcconn, B., Marchant Forde, J.N., Schinckel, A.P., Johnson, J.S. 2020. Large-scale phenotyping of livestock welfare in commercial production systems: a new frontier in animal breeding. Frontiers in Genetics. https://doi.org/10.3389/fgene.2020.00793.
Effect of dietary near ideal amino acid profile on heat production in lactating sows exposed to thermal neutral and heat stress conditions Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, S., Johnson, J.S., Trottier, N.L. 2020. Effect of dietary near ideal amino acid profile on heat production in lactating sows exposed to thermal neutral and heat stress conditions. Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40104-020-00483-w.
In utero heat stress alters postnatal phenotypes in swine Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, J.S., Stewart, K.R., Safranski, T.J., Ross, J.W., Baumgard, L.H. 2020. In utero heat stress alters postnatal phenotypes in swine. Theriogenology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.theriogenology.2020.05.013.
Effects of three distinct two-week long diet strategies after transport on weaned pigs’ short and long-term welfare markers, behaviors and microbiota. Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Parois, S.P., Duttlinger, A.W., Richert, B.T., Lindemann, S.R., Johnson, J.S., Marchant Forde, J.N. 2020. Effects of three distinct two-week long diet strategies after transport on weaned pigs’ short and long-term welfare markers, behaviors and microbiota.. Journal of Animal Science. https://doi.org/10.3389/fvets.2020.00140.
Effects of feed removal on thermoregulation and intestinal morphology in pigs recovering from acute hyperthermia Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kpodo, K.R., Duttlinger, A.W., Maskal, J.M., Johnson, J.S. 2020. Effects of feed removal on thermoregulation and intestinal morphology in pigs recovering from acute hyperthermia. Journal of Animal Science. https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/skaa041.
Reduced protein diet with near ideal amino acid profile improves energy efficiency and mitigates heat production associated with milk for lactating sows Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, S., Johnson, J.S., Qiao, M., Trottier, N.L. 2020. Reduced protein diet with near ideal amino acid profile improves energy efficiency and mitigates heat production associated with milk for lactating sows. Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40104-019-0414-x.
Time course determination of the effects of rapid and gradual cooling after acute hyperthermia on body temperature and intestinal integrity in pigs Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kpodo, K.R., Duttlinger, A.W., Radcliffe, J.S., Johnson, J.S. 2019. Time course determination of the effects of rapid and gradual cooling after acute hyperthermia on body temperature and intestinal integrity in pigs. Journal of Thermal Biology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtherbio.2019.102481.
Nonlinear analysis of heart rate variability for evaluating the growing pig stress response to an acute heat episode Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Byrd, C.J., Johnson, J.S., Radcliffe, J.S., Craig, B.A., Eicher, S.D., Lay Jr, D.C. 2019. Nonlinear analysis of heart rate variability for evaluating the growing pig stress response to an acute heat episode. Journal of Animal Science. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1751731119001630.
Evaluating the effects of in utero heat stress on piglet physiology and behavior following weaning and transport Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Byrd, C., Chapel, N., Lugar, D., Safranski, T., Lucy, M., Johnson, J.S. 2019. Evaluating the effects of in utero heat stress on piglet physiology and behavior following weaning and transport. Animals. 9(4):191. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani9040191.
Evaluation of sow thermal preference - (Abstract Only)
Effects of pen location on thermoregulation and growth performance in grow-finish pigs during late summer Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kpodo, K.R., Duttlinger, A., Johnson, J.S. 2019. Effects of pen location on thermoregulation and growth performance in grow-finish pigs during late summer. Translational Animal Science. https://doi.org/10.1093/tas/txz033.
Technical note: Development of an indirect calorimetry system to determine heat production in individual lactating sows Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, J.S., Zhang, S., Morello, G.M., Maskal, J.M., Trottier, N.L. 2019. Technical note: Development of an indirect calorimetry system to determine heat production in individual lactating sows. Journal of Animal Science. 97(4):1609-1618. https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/skz049.
Postnatal consequences of in utero heat stress in pigs Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, J.S., Baumgard, L.H. 2019. Postnatal consequences of in utero heat stress in pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 97(2):962-971. https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/sky472.
Effect of floor cooling on behavior and heart rate of late lactation sows under acute heat stress Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Parois, S.P., Cabezón, F., Schinckel, A.P., Johnson, J.S., Stwalley, R.M., Marchant Forde, J.N. 2018. Effect of floor cooling on behavior and heart rate of late lactation sows under acute heat stress. Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 5(223):1-8. DOI: 10.3389/fvets.2018.00223.
Heat stress: Impact on livestock well-being and productivity and mitigation strategies to alleviate the negative effects Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, J.S. 2018. Heat stress: Impact on livestock well-being and productivity and mitigation strategies to alleviate the negative effects. Animal Production Science. 58(8):1404-1413. https://doi.org/10.1071/AN17725.
Early life thermal stress: Impact on future thermotolerance, stress response, behavior, and intestinal morphology in piglets exposed to a heat stress challenge during simulated transport Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, J.S., Aardsma, M.A., Duttlinger, A., Kpodo, K. 2018. Early life thermal stress: Impact on future thermotolerance, stress response, behavior, and intestinal morphology in piglets exposed to a heat stress challenge during simulated transport. Journal of Animal Science. 96(5):1640-1653. https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/sky107.
Effects of heat stress and insulin sensitizers on pig adipose tissue - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Seibert, J., Abuajamieh, M., Sanz Fernandez, M., Johnson, J.S., Kvidera, S., Horst, E., Mayorga, E., Lei, S., Patience, J., Ross, J., Rhoads, R., Johnson, R., Lonergan, S., Baumgard, L. 2018. Effects of heat stress and insulin sensitizers on pig adipose tissue. Journal of Animal Science. 96(2):510-520.
Effect of floor cooling on late lactation sows under acute heat stress - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cabezón, F.A., Schinckel, A.P., Marchant Forde, J.N., Johnson, J.S., Stwalley, R.M. 2017. Effect of floor cooling on late lactation sows under acute heat stress. Livestock Science. 206: 113-120.
Initial evaluation of floor cooling on lactating sows under severe acute heat stress - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cabezon, F., Schinckel, A., Smith, A.J., Marchant Forde, J.N., Johnson, J.S., Stwalley, R. 2017. Initial evaluation of floor cooling on lactating sows under severe acute heat stress. Professional Animal Scientist. 33(2):254-260. http://doi.org/10.15232/pas.2016-01584.
Evaluation of floor cooling on lactating sows under mild and moderate heat stress - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Maskal, J., Cabezón, F.A., Schinckel, A.P., Marchant Forde, J.N., Johnson, J.S., Stwalley, R. 2018. Evaluation of floor cooling on lactating sows under mild and moderate heat stress. Professional Animal Scientist. 34(1):84-94. doi:org/10.15232/pas.2017-01661.
Determining the effects of early gestation in utero heat stress on postnatal fasting heat production and circulating biomarkers associated with metabolism in growing pigs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chapel, N.M., Byrd, C.J., Lugar, D.W., Morello, G.M., Baumgard, L.H., Ross, J.W., Safranski, T.J., Lucy, M.C., Johnson, J.S. 2017. Determining the effects of early gestation in utero heat stress on postnatal fasting heat production and circulating biomarkers associated with metabolism in growing pigs. Journal of Animal Science. doi: 10.2527/jas2017.1730.
Effects of floor cooling on late lactation sows under severe acute heat stress - (Abstract Only)
Initial evaluation of floor cooling on lactating sows under severe acute heat stress - (Abstract Only)
Characterizing body temperature and activity changes at the onset of estrus in replacement gilts - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, J.S., Shade, K. 2017. Characterizing body temperature and activity changes at the onset of estrus in replacement gilts. Livestock Science. 199:22-24. doi.org/10.1016/j.livsci.2017.03.004.
The effects of nesting material on energy homeostasis in BALB/cAnNCrl, C57BL/6NCrl, and Crl:CD1(ICR) laboratory mice housed at 20°C - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, J.S., Taylor, D., Green, A.R., Gaskill, B.N. 2017. The effects of nesting material on energy homeostasis in BALB/cAnNCrl, C57BL/6NCrl, and Crl:CD1(ICR) laboratory mice housed at 20°C. Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science. 56(3):254-259.
Intentionally induced intestinal barrier dysfunction causes inflammation, affects metabolism, and reduces productivity in lactating Holstein cows - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kvidera, S.K., Dickson, M.J., Abuajamieh, M., Snider, D.B., Sanz Fernandez, M.V., Johnson, J.S., Keating, A.F., Gordon, P.J., Green, H.B., Schoenberg, K.M., Baumgard, L.H. 2017. Intentionally induced intestinal barrier dysfunction causes inflammation, affects metabolism, and reduces productivity in lactating Holstein cows. Journal of Dairy Science. 100(5):4113-4127. doi: 10.3168/jds.2016-12349.
Evaluating the behavior, growth performance, immune parameters, and intestinal morphology of weaned piglets after simulated transport and heat stress when antibiotics are eliminated from the diet or replaced with L-glutamine - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, J.S., Lay Jr., D.C. 2017. Evaluating the behavior, growth performance, immune parameters, and intestinal morphology of weaned piglets after simulated transport and heat stress when antibiotics are eliminated from the diet or replaced with L-glutamine. Journal of Animal Science. 95:91-102. doi:10.2527/jas.2016.1070.
Effects of rapid temperature fluctuations prior to breeding on reproductive efficiency in replacement gilts - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, J.S., Martin, K.L., Pohler, K.G., Stewart, K.R. 2017. Effects of rapid temperature fluctuations prior to breeding on reproductive efficiency in replacement gilts. Journal of Thermal Biology. 61:29-37. doi: 10.1016/j.jtherbio.2016.08.003.
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