Does flavored sow's milk matched with the same flavored post-weaning feed improve performance, reduce post-weaning aggression, and establish an odor preference in piglets? N. Krebs* and J. J. McGlone, Texas Tech University, Lubbock.
Sex differences in the septal-hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis and distribution of arginine vasotocin and cortocotropin releasing neurons in the domestic fowl. F. N. Madison*, A. Jurkevic, and W. J. Kuenzel, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.
Changes in feeding and standing behavior of transition cows predict risk of sole hemorrhages and ulcers. K. L. Proudfoot*1, D. M. Veira2, D. M. Weary1, and M. A. G. von Keyserlingk1, 1University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2Pacific Agri-Food Research Centre, Agassiz, BC, Canada.
The effect of light intensity on broiler behavior and welfare. R. A. Blatchford*, J. A. Mench, P. S. Wakenell, and G. S. Archer, University of California, Davis.
Separating the effects of group size, stocking density and pen size in broilers. E. H. Leone* and I. Estevez, University of Maryland, College Park.
Reducing stress at the packing plant using prior training and conditioning to odors in finishing pigs. N. Krebs*, M. A. Sutherland, and J. J. McGlone, Texas Tech University, Lubbock.
The efficacy of Meloxicam at relieving the pain response to dehorning in dairy calves. A. Heinrich*1,3, T. Duffield1,3, K. Lissemore2,3, E. J. Squires1,3, and S. T. Millman1,3, 1Ontario Veterinary College, Guelph, ON, Canada, 2Ontario Agricultural College, Guelph, ON, Canada, 3University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada.
Removal of sub-therapeutic antibiotics from nursery pigs diets: influence on behavior, performance and physiology. C. Goldsmith*, L. Sadler, K. Stalder, L. Karriker, M. Honeyman, and A. Johnson, Iowa State University, Ames.
Effects of ractopamine on transport losses in market weight pigs. J. E. Swan, M. H. Gillis, K. D. Miller, J. D. Muegge, D. H. Mowrey, T. A. Armstrong, W. C. Weldon, and M. J. Ritter*, ELANCO Animal Health, Greenfield, IN.
Value of anesthesia in the dehorning of dairy calves. K. N. Patel*, A. L. Magliaro, J. R. Werner, D. A. Pape-Zambito, and R. S. Kensinger, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park.
Animal Behavior & Well-Being - Livestock and Poultry I Chair: Marcia I. Endres, University of Minnesota 205
Over-supplementation of Vitamin D as a risk factor for chronic heart failure in fast growing commercial broilers. S. Nain*, B. Laarveld, and A. A. Olkowski, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada.
Evaluation of Vitamin U on Salmonella typhimurium in broilers. A. L. Shaw*, K. S. Macklin, and J. P. Blake, Auburn University, Auburn, AL.
Arginine and vitamin E modulate the subpopulations of T-lymphocytes in broiler chickens. S. T. Abdukalykova* and C. A. Ruiz-Feria, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada.
Effects of arginine and vitamin E on antibody production against sheep red blood cells and immune bursal disease virus. S. T. Abdukalykova* and C. A. Ruiz-Feria, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada.
Effect of tribasic copper chloride on performance of broiler chickens facing health challenges. J. I. Cohen*, Micronutrients, Indianapolis, IN.
Detection of bacteria in the vas deferens and testes of broiler breeder roosters. C. R. James*, L. M. Stevenson, S. S. Oates, S. Martin, K. S. Macklin, R. A. Norton, and W. D. Berry, Auburn University Poultry Science, Auburn, AL.
Acquisition of immunity to Eimeria maxima in newly hatched chickens reared on new or reused litter. S. Rayavarapu* and H. D. Chapman, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.
Evaluation of Coccivac-B® and Bio-Cox® (salinomycin) for control of 3 species of Eimeria in broilers. C. Brown*1, R. G. Teeter1, A. Beker1, M. Singh1, C. Broussard2, S. Fitz-Coy2, and J. Radu2, 1Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, 2Schering-Plough Animal Health, Union, NJ.
Animal Health - Livestock and Poultry Poultry and Swine I Chair: Kim Cole, The Ohio State University 214 B