Postnatal myogenesis: A tale of transcription factors. Z. Yablonka-Reuveni*, I. Kirillova, G. Shefer, K. Rider, R. Almuly, A. Vine, B. Kwiatkowski, and K. Day, University of Washington.
The role of microRNAs in muscle development. T. P. L. Smith*1, T. G. McDaneld1, M. E. Doumit2, L. K. Matukumalli3, T. S. Sonstegard3, L. L. Coutinho4, and R. T. Wiedmann1, 1USDA, ARS, U.S. Meat Animal Research Center, Clay Center, NE, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 3USDA, ARS, Bovine Functional Genomics Laboratory, Beltsville, MD, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Cellular and molecular regulation of muscle growth and development in meat animals. W. R. Dayton*, M. E. White, and M. R. Hathaway, University of Minnesota, St Paul.
Application of cellular mechanisms to growth and development of food producing animals. B. J. Johnson*, Kansas State University, Manhattan.
SYMPOSIUM Growth and Development - Livestock and Poultry Transcriptional Factors and Cell Mechanisms for Regulation of Growth and Development with Application to Animal Agriculture Chairs: Hugh Chester-Jones, University of Minnesota and Sandy Velleman, The Ohio State University 204 B
L. Delaby3, 1Teagasc, Dairy Production Research Centre, Moorepark, Fermoy, Co. Cork, Ireland, 2School of Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Medicine, UCD, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland, 3INRA, UMR, Production du Lait 35590 St. Gilles, France.
Timing of herbage and fasting allocation in strip grazed cattle: Effects on patterns of ingestive behavior, herbage intake, and nutrient supply. P. Gregorini*1, S. A. Gunter2, and P. A. Beck2, 1USDA–ARS, University Park, PA, 2University of Arkansas SWREC, Hope.
Frequent reallocation of strip grazing cows improves productivity. P. A. Abrahamse*, J. Dijkstra, and S. Tamminga, Animal Nutrition Group, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands.
Effect of sulphite salts on the aerobic stability and intake levels of whole crop wheat by grazing of dairy cattle. J. K. Margerison*1 and R. R. Edwards2, 1Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand, 2University of Plymouth, Plymouth, UK.
Livestock, livelihoods and the environment in developing countries. Ade Freeman*, International Livestock Research Institute, Kenya; Jeroen Dijkman, FAO Pro-Poor Livestock Initiative.
Role of livestock in human health and nutrition in developing countries. Thomas Fitz Randolph*, International Livestock Research Institute, Kenya; Esther Schelling and Jakob Zinsstag, Swiss Tropical Institute, Switzerland.
SYMPOSIUM International Animal Agriculture - Livestock and Poultry Global Livestock and Poultry Issues Chair: John LaBore, Eli Lilly and Company 207 A
Factors affecting bacterial score and bulk tank somatic cell count of dairy farms in the central region of Thailand. J. A. Rhone*1, S. Koonawootrittriron2, and M. A. Elzo1, 1University of Florida, Gainesville, 2Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand.
1 Effects of supplementing finger millet straw with concentrates differing in partitioning factor on microbial biomass synthesis in crossbred dairy cows. W. Jackson*1, S. Sudha2, U. Krishnamoorthy2, R. Bhaskaran2, and P. Robinson1, University of California, Davis, 2Karnataka Veterinary, Animal & Fisheries Sciences University, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
Factors affecting milk price and revenues of dairy farms in the central region of Thailand. J. A. Rhone*1, R Ward1, S Koonawootrittriron2, and M. A. Elzo1, 1Univeristy of Florida, Gainesville, 2Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand.