An initial evaluation of the pathogenesis of Turkey-origin avian reovirus in poults. C. Stephens*1, M. Pantin-Jackwood2, E. Spackman2, and J. M. Day2, 1University of Georgia, Athens, 2Southeast Poultry Research Labs, USDA, Athens, GA.
Characters and functions of anterior pituitary progenitor cells that are identified by a novel monoclonal antibody. Y. Nagai*, H. Aso, H. Ogasawara, S. Tanaka, K. Watanabe, S. Ohwada, and T. Yamaguchi, Laboratory of Functional Morphology, Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan.
Effect of photoperiod on immune function in broiler chickens. S. Dalal*, K. Schwean-Lardner, B. Laarveld, H. L. Classen, and A. G. Van Kessel, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, CANADA.
Gene expression profiling in heterophils from Salmonella-resistant and -susceptible chicken lines using a chicken 44K Agilent microarray. H. I. Chiang*1, C. L. Swaggerty2, M. H. Kogut2, X. Y. Li1, and H. Zhou1, 1Texas A&M University, College Station, 2United States Department of Agriculture, College Station, TX.
Relationship between growth performance and immunocompetence measurements in broiler strains under high ambient temperatures. M. M. Fathi*, A. Galal, S. A. El-Safty, and S. S. Al-Rishan, Faculty of Agric., Ain Shams Univ., Cairo, Egypt.
The feather as an in vivo test tube for tissue immune responses. G. F. Erf*, B. Lockhart, K. Bateman, R. Finley, and O. T. Bowen, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.
Risk factors for avian developmental immunotoxicity (DIT): potential role of sex, hormone status, and age. R. R. Dietert*, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.
Antibody response against bovine red blood cells in major histocompatibility (B) complex recombinant R13. N. G. Wilkinson1, L. M. Yates2, R. T. Kopulos2, W. E. Briles2, and R. L. Taylor, Jr.*1, 1University of New Hampshire, Durham, 2Northern Illinois University, DeKalb.
Use of HTST pasteurization combined with other nonthermal processes to improve fluid milk shelf life. Z. P. Caplan* and D. M. Barbano, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.
Manufacture of pasteurized process cheese spread from milk concentrated by microfiltration. H. Somni*, V. V. Mistry, K. Muthukumarappan, and K. R. Nauth, Midwest Dairy Foods Research Center, South Dakota State University, Brookings.
Effect of different stabilizers on the textural and rheological properties of cream cheese. M. Brighenti*1, S. Govindasamy- Lucey2, J. J. Jaeggi2, M. E. Johnson2, and J. A. Lucey1, 1University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2Wisconsin Center for Dairy Research, Madison, WI.
Effect of stabilizers on fat agglomeration and melting resistance of ice cream. I. Herlambang*1, W. J. Harper1, and B. W. Tharp2, 1The Ohio State University, Columbus, 2Tharp's Food Technology, Wayne, PA.
Immunology - Livestock and Poultry I Chair: Gisela F. Erf, University of Arkansas 203
Graduate Student Paper Competition: National ADSA Dairy Foods Division Chair: Nagendra Shah , Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia 201
Effect of season, forage maturity and grazing on the fatty acid composition of bahiagrass pasture. L. K. Warren* and J. Kivipelto, University of Florida, Gainesville.
11 β- hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1 activity in equine adipose tissue. F. H. G. Farias*, P. J. Johnson, V. K. Ganjam, and D. H. Keisler, University of Missouri, Columbia.
Fatty acid content of grass and legume hays commonly fed to horses. L. K. Warren* and J. Kivipelto, University of Florida, Gainesville.
Metabolic and digestive profiles of horses grazing spring pasture. B. McIntosh*1,2
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P. Harris3, 1Virginia Polytechnic and State University, Blacksburg, 2Blue Seal Feeds, Inc, Londonderry, NH, 3WALTHAM Centre for Pet Nutrition, Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom.
Glucose/insulin responses of weanling horses fed forage based total mixed ration cubes versus hay/concentrate rations. S. L. Ralston*1, H. Anderson2, and R. Johnson3, 1Rutgers, New Brunswick, NJ, 2IdleAcres, Cokato, MN, 3Nutrena,