Osteopontin expression during the periparturient period in dairy cows naturally infected with Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis infection. E. L. Karcher*1, D. C. Beitz1, and J. R. Stabel2, 1Iowa State University, Ames, 2USDA-ARS-National Animal Disease Center, Ames, IA.
Development of a novel enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for the diagnosis of Johne's disease. S. Eda*1, A. J. Branscum2, Y. Kaneko1, M. C. Scott1, and C. A. Speer1, 1University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2University of Kentucky, Lexington.
Effect of pasteurization on bacterial count and immunoglobulin G levels of bovine colostrum. J. A. Elizondo Salazar*, S. C. Donaldson, B. M. Jayarao, and A. J. Heinrichs, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park.
Measuring bovine colostrum specific gravity using two hydrometers at various temperatures. A. J. Heinrichs*, S. A. Belegundu, C. M. Jones, and J. A. Elizondo Salazar, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park.
Changes in protein expression in Escherichia coli as a consequence of growth in milk whey. J. D. Lippolis* and T. A. Reinhards, National Animal Disease Center / ARS/ USDA, Ames, IA.
Results of milk samples submitted for Mycoplasma spp examination from California dairies between 1999 and 2005. D. F. Resende*, R. G. S. Bruno, P. V. Rossito, K. Glenn, and J. S. Cullor, University of California, Davis.
Evaluation of Direct Fecal PCR and Serum ELISA for the Detection of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis. D. L. Clark*, J. J. Koziczkowski, R. P. Radcliff, R. A. Carlson, and J. L. E. Ellingson, Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield, WI.
Effect of vitamin E and selenium administration on concentration of malondialdehyde in udder milk. P. Wicheanson1, V. Harnpanichpun2, V. Chupia3, P. Vinitchaikul*3, and W. Suriyasathaporn3, 1Sixth year student, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Muang, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 2Dairy Product Research and Development Unit, Chiang Mai, Muang, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 3Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Muang, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Effect of feeding an immunostimulatory feed supplement (OmniGen-AF) during the dry period on somatic cell scores (SCS) in early lactation Holstein cows. H. T. Ballantine*1, J. D. Chapman2, Y.-Q Wang , and N. E. Forsberg3,4, 1Ballantine Consulting, Hiram, GA, 2Prince Agri Products, Quincy, IL, 3Oregon State University, Corvallis, OmniGen Research, Corvallis, OR.
Effect of intramammary treatment with Pirlimycin hydrochloride on antibiotic sensitivity of Gram-positive subclinical mastitis pathogens. M. D. Apparao, L. Oliveira, C. Hulland, and P. L. Ruegg*, University of Wisconsin, Madison.
The effect of uterine infusion of ceftiofur in the immediate postpartum on lactation and reproduction in dairy cows. R. G. Bruno*, M. F. Sa Filho, F. S. Lima, V. J. A. Magalhaes, and J. E. P. Santos, Veterinary Medicine Teaching and Research Center, University of California Davis, Tulare.
Association of milk antimicrobial proteins with mastitis in dairy cattle. M. D. Person*, C. N. Person, T. D. Lester, and R. W. Rorie, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.
Reduction of mortality and morbidity and increase in milk production in dairy livestock by plasmid-mediated growth hormone releasing hormone treatment during a period of high temperatures and humidity. P. A. Brown*, A. S. Khan, and R. Draghia-Akli, ADViSYS Inc, The Woodlands, TX.
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Factors affecting death rate of lactating cows in Dairy Herd Improvement herds. R. H. Miller, H. D. Norman*, M. T. Kuhn, and J. R. Wright, Agricultural Research Service, USDA, Beltsville, MD.
1 Identification of Monascus purpurea (red yeast) contamination of silages in the mid-West. G. Seiler1, Y. Wang2, and N. E. Forsberg*2,3 Heartland Veterinary Services, Goddard, KS, 2OmniGen Research, Corvallis, OR, 3Oregon State University, Corvallis.
Neotyphodium coenophialum exposure reduces carcass mass and ribeye area, but not meat quality of growing steers grazing high versus low endophyte infected forages. K. R. Brown*1, R. B. Cox1, G. A. Anderson1, G. K. Rentfrow1, L. P. Bush1, J. R. Strickland2, J. A. Boling1, and J. C. Matthews1, 1University of Kentucky, Lexington, 2Forage-Animal Production Research Unit, USDA-ARS, Lexington, KY.
Plasma metabolite and mineral levels of dry cows out–wintered on brassica forages. P. Gazzola*1,2, L. Boyle1, P. French1, A. Hanlon2, and F. Mulligan2, 1Teagasc, Fermoy, County Cork, Ireland, 2University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin, Ireland.
Grazing high versus low endophyte-infected tall fescue reduces contractility of bovine lateral saphenous veins. J. L. Klotz*1, K. R. Brown2, L. P. Bush2, J. C. Matthews2, J. A. Boling2, and J. R. Strickland1, 1USDA-ARS, FAPRU, Lexington, KY, 2University of Kentucky, Lexington.
Ergocryptine and ergonovine induced contractile responses in fescue naïve bovine lateral saphenous veins. J. L. Klotz*1, B. H. Kirch1, G. E. Aiken1, L. P. Bush2, B. C. Arrington2, and J. R. Strickland1, 1USDA-ARS, FAPRU, Lexington, KY, 2University of Kentucky, Lexington.