Heritability estimates for producer recorded clinical mastitis events. C. D. Dechow1, J. Vallimont*1, C. G. Sattler2, and J. S. Clay3, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 2Select Sires, Inc., Plain City, OH, 3Dairy Records Management System, Raleigh, NC.
Different UBX domain D Gene from subtraction cDNA isolated from Korean native chicken. S. S. Sun*, K. Kuk, and K. H. Myung, Chonnam National University, Gwangju, Korea.
Efficiency of Brown Swiss, Holstein and their crosses estimated with data envelopment analysis. C. D. Dechow1, M. I. Phelps*1, S. Roth1, G. W. Rogers2, and J. B. Cooper2, 1Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 2The University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Estimation of genetic and phenotypic parameters for days open and test day milk yields in Japanese Holsteins. Y. Masuda*, H. Abe, and M. Suzuki, Obihiro University of Agriculture & Veterinary Medicine, Obihiro, Japan.
Residual feed intake and temperament breed differences among Florida heifers. D. G. Riley*1, G. R. Hansen2, S. W. Coleman1, and C. C. Chase1, 1USDA, ARS, Brooksville, FL, 2University of Florida, Marianna.
Organ weights and ulcer severity of 1980 vs. 2005 pigs when fed 1980 or 2005 feeding programs. J. S. Fix, E. van Heugten, D. J. Hanson, J. P. Cassady, and M. T. See*, North Carolina State University, Raleigh.
Genetic and environmental factors that affect gestation length. H. D. Norman, J. R. Wright, M. T. Kuhn, S. M. Hubbard*, and J. B. Cole, Agricultural Research Service, USDA, Beltsville, MD.
Construction of a cDNA library of the guinea fowl adipose tissue and evaluation for expressed sequence tags. S. N. Nahashon*, G. Kelley, J. Johnson, J. Tyus II, and A. Amenyenu, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Research, Tennessee State University, Nashville.
Optimising turkey parent stock selection for an integrated processing company and a non-integrated poult supply company. B. J. Wood* and N. Buddiger, Hybrid Turkeys, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada.
Defining the haplotype blocks in outbred livestock populations. M. Jafarikia*, J. A. B. Robinson, and D. Ashlock, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada.
Nutritive value of corn protein co-products from the ethanol industry. M. R. C. de Godoy*, L. L. Bauer, C. M. Parsons, and G. C. Fahey, Jr, University of Illinois, Urbana.
Chemical composition of fiber rich corn co-products from the ethanol industry. M. A. Guevara*1, L. L. Bauer1, C. A. Abbas2, K. E. Beery2, M. A. Franklin2, M. J. Cecava2, and G. C. Fahey, Jr.1, 1University of Illinois, Urbana, 2Archer Daniels Midland Company, Decatur, IL.
Using ultrasound as an alternative method for determining body fat content in beagles. R. M. Yamka*, K. G. Friesen, C. A. Stiers, and B. A. Stone, Hill's Pet Nutrition, Inc., Topeka, KS.
Effects of feeding increasing levels of base excess on stool quality and output in dogs. R. M. Yamka*, K. G. Friesen, L. J. Kats, and T. G. Forster, Hill's Pet Nutrition, Inc., Topeka, KS.
Estimating intestinal protein digestion in the canine animal using a ruminant in vitro model. M. Thrune1, M. D. Stern*1, M. Ruiz-Moreno1, and G. C. Fahey, Jr2, 1University of Minnesota, St. Paul, 2University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
The ameliorating effect of ascorbic acid on subacute sperm toxicity in male New Zealand White Rabbits treated with endosulfan. A. Ata, F. S. Hatipoglu, O. Y. Gulay*, and M. S. Gulay, Mehmet Akif Ersoy University, Burdur, Turkey.
Subacute oral endosulfan toxicity in male New Zealand white rabbits. F. S. Hatipoglu*1, M. S. Gulay1, O. Y. Gulay1, A. Balic2, and S. Volkan3, 1Mehmet Akif Ersoy University, Burdur, Turkey, 2Sakarya State Hospital, Adapazari, Turkey, 3Dunya Tip Center, Burdur, Turkey.
Effects of feedborne Fusarium mycotoxins with and without a polymeric glucomannan mycotoxin adsorbent on body weight, feed intake, serum chemistry, and nutrient digestibility of mature beagles. M. C. K. Leung, T. K. Smith*, N. A. Karrow, and H. J. Boermans, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada.
Prevalence of gastrointestinal parasites in dogs housed at the Animal Protection Association of Culiacan, Sinoloa. M. C. Rubio Robles*, S. M. Gaxiola, N. Castro, I. Padilla, J. Raygoza, E. D. Vega, F. Valdez, and B. A. Zazueta, Universidad Autonama de Sinaloa, Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico.
Companion Animals Nutrition and Health Exhibit Hall C