Effects of season and bull breed of semen on pregnancy rate in beef cattle. K. Kreausukon1, S. Teepatimakorn2, P. Vinitchaikul*1, P. Yamsakul1, and W. Suriyasathaporn1, 1Chiang Mai University, Muang, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 2Chiangmai Artificial Insemination Research and Biotechnology Center, Muang, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
TG-repeat microsatellites of growth hormone receptor and their associations with growth performances in Angus Plus calves raised on subtropical pasture. J. Yang*1, J. Lee1, R. Ferreira2, M. DuPonte1, and G. Fukumoto1, 1University of Hawaii, Honolulu, 2Olumau Angus Plus LLC, Lihue, HI.
Influence of dietary roughage source on growth performance and carcass characteristics of Korean native cattle(Hanwoo). S. O. Lee1, K. K. Jung1, C. B. Choi1, and I. S. Jang*2, 1Yeungnam University, Daegu, Korea, 2Jinju National University, Jinju, Korea.
Predicting beef carcass retail products of Mediterranean buffaloes by real-time ultrasound measures. A. M. Jorge*, C. Andrighetto, C. L. Francisco, A. P. Neto, and R. C. Mourão, Sao Paulo State University, Botucatu, SP, Brazil.
Correlations among carcass traits taken by ultrasound and after slaughter in Mediterranean (Bubalus bubalis) buffaloes. A. M. Jorge*, C. Andrighetto, R. S. B. Pinheiro, C. L. Francisco, and A. P. Neto, Sao Paulo State University, Botucatu, SP, Brazil.
Influence of shade in pen on performance of feedlot calves received during the autumn in the Northwest of Mexico. R. Barajas*1, B. J. Cervantes2,1, E. A. Velazquez1, F. Juarez1, and J. A. Romo1, 1FMVZ-Universidad Autonoma de Sinaloa, Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico, Ganadera Los Migueles SA de CV, Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico.
Effect of weaning and post-weaning management of beef steers on carcass characteristics and tenderness. A. E. Radunz*, H. N. Zerby, J. F. Grimes, G. D. Lowe, and F. L. Fluharty, The Ohio State Univeristy, Columbus, OH.
Effect of Wagyu- versus Angus-sired calves on feedlot performance, carcass characteristics, and tenderness. A. E. Radunz*, H. N. Zerby, S. C. Loerch, G. D. Lowe, and F. L. Fluharty, The Ohio State Univeristy, Columbus.
Impact of using proven genetics in an AI program. D. J. Schafer*1, J. K. Haden1, S. R. Bartholomew1, M. T. Griffin1, M. E. John1, J. L. Parcell2, and D. J. Patterson2, 1MFA Inc., Columbia, MO, 2University of Missouri, Columbia.
Performance and carcass characteristics of straightbred and crossbred Bonsmara and Tabapua steers at the same carcass weight. E. L. A. Ribeiro*, I. Y. Mizubuti, L. D. F. Silva, M. A. Rocha, and S. M. Climaco, Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Londrina, Brazil.
Efficacy of rumen temperature boluses for health monitoring. T. K. Dye*, C. J. Richards, L. O. Burciaga-Robles, C. R. Krehbiel, and D. L. Step, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater.
Relationships between MUFA ratio of marbling flecks and image analysis traits in M.longissimus muscle for Japanese Black cattle. Y. Nakahashi*1, M. Oishi1, Y. Hamasaki1, S. Hidaka1, S. Maruyama2, and K. Kuchida1, 1Obihiro University of Agricalture and Veterinary Medicine, Obihiro, Japan, 2Gifu Prefectual Livestock Reseach Institute, Gifu, Japan.
Effect of Zilpaterol or Ractopamine on productive performance of finishing bullocks. G. Aranda-Osorio*, R. Aguayo-Garcia, A. Carreño- Aviles, and J. C. Garcia-Ortiz, Universidad Autonoma Chapingo, Chapingo, Mexico.
Comparison of color value measured by colorimeter and image analysis method for beef muscle. Y. Hamasaki*1, T. Saito2, Y. Sato2, S.
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Identification of Cydectin targets in C. elegans. M. Worku*, O. Alexander, and P. Matterson, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Greensboro.
Composition of amino acids in typical Chinese herbs is not unique among feeds of plant origin. X. Wu*1, X. F. Kong1, Y. L. Yin1, F. G. Yin1, P. Zhang1, H. J. Liu1, F. F. Xing1, Q. H. He1, T. J. Li1, R. L. Huang1, and G. Y. Wu1,2, 1Institute of Subtropical Agriculture, The Chinese Academy of Sciences, Changsha, Hunan, China, 2Texas A&M University, College Station.
Prevalence of gastrointestinal parasites in sheep of the Brisas Town, Culiacán, Sinaloa. M. C. Rubio Robles*, S. M. Gaxiola, C. N. Castro, D. J. Zazueta, G. A. Felix, and E. Sanchez, Universidad Autonama de Sinaloa, Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico.
Presence of Mycoplasma sp. in lambs with lung lesions. J. A. Daniel*1, J. E. Held2, and L. Holler2, 1Berry College, Mount Berry, GA, 2South Dakota State University, Brookings.
Effects of herbal and chemical deworming agents on internal parasite control comparing fecal egg counts, hematocrits and FAMACHA(R) on sheep and goats. H. Swartz*1, A. Stewart1, F. Wulff1, D. Sommerer1, and M. Ellersieck1,2, 1Lincoln University,
Jefferson City, MO, 2University of Missouri, Columbia.
Indirect contact: A possible dissemination route of Caprine arthritis encephalitis among goat kids. A. Asmare*1,2
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