Effects of feeding fresh and oxidized fat in the presence and absence of dietary antioxidant on lactation performance. M. Vazquez-Anon1, G. Bowman*1, T Hampton1, P. Vazquez2, T. Jenkins3, and J. Nocek4, 1Novus International, St Charles, MO, 2Universidad de Santiago, Lugo, Spain, 3Clemson University, Clemson, SC, 4Spruce Haven Research, Union Springs, NY.
The energetic and non–energetic effects of supplemental fish oil during the peripartum period on the metabolic status of multiparous Holstein cows. M. A. Ballou*, M. K. Yelle, R. C. Gomes, D. W. Kim, and E. J. DePeters, University of California, Davis.
Lactation response and milk α-linolenic acid concentration in dairy goats fed different forage species supplemented with extruded linseed. A. Doyon*1, G. F. Tremblay2, D. Cinq–Mars3, and P. Y. Chouinard1, 1Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods Institute (INAF), Laval University, Quebec, QC, Canada, 2Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Soils and Crops Research and Development Center, Quebec, QC, Canada, 3Ministère de l′Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l′Alimentation du Québec, Direction de l′innovation scientifique et technologique, Quebec, QC, Canada.
Predicting production of de novo fatty acids in milk. P. J. Moate*1, W. Chalupa1, R. C. Boston1, and I. J. Lean2, 1University of Pennsylvania, Kennett Square, PA, 2Sydney University, Sydney, NSW, Australia.
Effect of in vitro DHA supplementation to adapted and non-adapted rumen inoculum on the biohydrogenation of linolenic and linoleic acid. B. Vlaeminck1, G Mengistu , J. Dijkstra2, and V. Fievez*1, 1Laboratory for Animal Nutrition and Animal Product Quality, Ghent University, Belgium, Animal Nutrition Group, Wageningen University, The Netherlands.
Identification of enriched conjugated linoleic acid isomers in cultures of ruminal microorganisms after dosing with 1-13C- linoleic acid. Y-J. Lee*1, J. T. Brenna2, P. Lawrence2, S. K. Duckett1, G. L Powell1, W. C. Bridges, Jr.1, and T. C. Jenkins1, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, 2Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.
Octadeca-carbon fatty acids affect microbial fermentation, methanogenesis and microbial flora in vitro. C. M. Zhang*1, J. X. Liu1, Y. Q. Guo1, Z. P. Yuan1, J. K. Wang1, and W. Y. Zhu2, 1College of Animal Sciences, Ministry of Education Key Laboratory of Molecular Animal Nutrition, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, P.R. China, 2College of Animal Science and Technology, Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing, Jiangsu, P.R. China.
Effect of feeding rate of a 26% CP calf milk replacer. T. M. Hill*, H. G. Bateman, II, J. M. Aldrich, and R. L. Schotterbeck, Akey, Lewisburg, OH.
Effect of CP concentration in a post-weaning calf grower. T. M. Hill*, H. G. Bateman, II, J. M. Aldrich, and R. L. Schotterbeck, Akey, Lewisburg, OH.
cattle. D. A. Kenny*1, J. P. Kelly1, F. J. Monahan1, and A. P. Moloney2, 1University College Dublin, Dublin 4, Ireland, Teagasc Grange Research Centre, Co. Meath, Ireland. 2
Cobalt supplementation to the pregnant ewe reduces vitamin E levels in the newborn lamb. T. M. Boland*, L. Hayes, J. J. Murphy, T. Sweeney, J. J. Callan, and T. F. Crosby, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.
Evaluation of alternative small ruminant finishing systems for the tropics. S. A. Weiss*, R. C. Ketring, and R. W. Godfrey, University of the Virgin Islands, St. Croix, Kingshill.
Potential for onions to reduce bitterweed toxicity in sheep. E. S. Campbell*1, T. R. Whitney2, C. A. Taylor1, and N. Garza1, Texas Agricultural Experiment Station, Sonora, TX, 2Texas Agricultural Experiment Station, San Angelo, TX.
Effectiveness of allopathic and homeopathic dewormers on gastrointestinal nematodes and gain in ewes. A. Baños L, E. Cortés D*, S. Vázquez, J. L. Zaragoza, P. A. Martínez, and T. González, UACh-Chapingo, Mexico.
Influence of feeding tanniniferous sainfoin on the nitrogen balance of lambs artificially infected with the abomasal nematode Haemonchus contortus. A. Scharenberg1, Y. Arrigo1, F. Heckendorn2, H. Hertzberg2, A. Gutzwiller1, H. D. Hess1, M. Kreuzer3, and F. Dohme*1, 1Agroscope Liebefeld-Posieux, Research Station ALP, Posieux, Switzerland, 2Research Institute for Organic Farming (FiBL), Frick, Switzerland, 3ETH Zurich, Institute of Animal Science, Zurich, Switzerland.
Prediction of carcass measures and wholesale product weights in sheep using B-mode ultrasound. T. D. Leeds*1, M. R. Mousel1, D. R. Notter2, and G. S. Lewis1, 1USDA-ARS, U. S. Sheep Experiment Station, Dubois, ID, 2Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg.
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