Abundance of mRNA expression and nutritional regulation of somatotropic axis genes in the small intestine of prepubertal dairy heifers fed high-protein high-fat milk replacers. B. T. Velayudhan*, K. M. Daniels, M. L. McGilliard, B. A. Corl, K. F. Knowlton, and R. M. Akers, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg.
Effect of zilpaterol on cultured bovine satellite cells. E. K. Sissom*1, D. A. Yates2, J. L. Montgomery2, W. T. Nichols2, M. N. Streeter2, J. P. Hutcheson2, and B. J. Johnson1, 1Kansas State University, Manhattan, 2Intervet Inc., Millsboro, DE.
Cloning and expression pattern of bovine adipogenin isoform. S. G. Roh*, T. Satoh, and S. Shinichi, Shinshu University, Minamiminowamura, Nagano-ken, Japan.
∆9 Desaturase gene expression in adipose tissues of calf-fed and yearling-fed Steers. M. A. Brooks*1, C. W. Choi2, D. K. Lunt1, H. Kawachi3, and S. B. Smith1, 1Texas A&M University, College Station, 2National Livestock Research Institute, Suwon, South Korea, 3Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan.
Impact of irradiation and IgG concentration on absorption of protein and IgG in calves fed colostrum replacer. J. M. Campbell*1, L. E. Russell1, J. D. Crenshaw1, E. M. Weaver1, S. Godden2, J. D. Quigley3, J. Coverdale4, and H. Tyler , APC, Inc., Ankeny, IA, 2University of Minnesota, St. Paul, 3Diamond V Mills, Cedar Rapids, IA, 4Texas A&M University, College Station, Iowa State University, Ames.
Relationship between blood serum IGF-1 and GH concentrations and growth of Holstein steers. N. Torrentera*1, R. Cerda1, M. Cervantes1, P. Garcez2, and W. Sauer1, 1Universidad Autonoma de Baja Cali, Mexicali, Baja, California, Mexico, 2Universidad Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico.
Serial slaughter evaluation of growth-promoting implants on growth and carcass characteristics in calf-fed Holstein steers. J. L. Beckett*1, L. D. Luqué1, P. D. Bass3, W. T. Nichols2, and R. J. Delmore1, 1California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, 2Intervet Inc., Millsboro, DE, 3Colorado State University, Fort Collins.
The effect of milk replacer composition on growth and body composition of Holstein heifer calves. S. R. Hill, K. M. Daniels*, K. F. Knowlton, R. E. James, R. E. Pearson, M. L. McGilliard, and R. M. Akers, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg.
Selenium concentrations in forages and in blood of meat goats. T. K. Hutchens*1, A. H. Cantor1, H. D. Gillespie1, P. B. Scharko1, M. Neary2, and J. E. Tower2, 1University of Kentucky, Lexington, 2Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.
Supplementation with selenium boluses and its effect on milk and blood serum concentration of dairy goats. J. G. Librado Cruz*1, M. Huerta Bravo1, M. González Alcorta1, J. G. García Muñíz1, P. A. Martínez Hernández1, and R. López Arellano2, 1Universidad Autónoma Chapingo, Chapingo, México, 2Facultad de Estudios Superiores Cuautitlán, UNAM, Cuautitlán Izcalli, México.
Effects of fibrolytic enzymes and seaweed extract on performance and carcass characteristics of meat goats fed a non-pelleted diet. G. V. Pollard*1, K. F. Wilson2, H. Anderson3, and R. V. Machen4, 1Texas State University, San Marcos, 2Animal Feed Technologies, Greeley, CO, 3Anderson Consulting and Training, Garden City, KS, 4Texas Agricultural Experiment Station, Uvalde.
Effect of fibrolytic enzyme supplementation on fermentation characteristics of ensiled maize stover morphological fractions. Z. H. Sun, Z. L. Tan, and S. X. Tang*, Institute of Subtropical Agriculture, The Chinese Academy of Sciences, Changsha, P.R. China.
Kidding performance of Myotonic and Spanish goats mated to Boer and Kiko sires in an accelerated mating system. S. Wildeus* and J. R. Collins, Virginia State University, Petersburg.
Effects of alfalfa hay and/or concentrate diets on growth, organ mass, blood and muscle metabolites, and volatile fatty acids in Boer × Spanish male kids. B. Kouakou*, G. Kannan, J. H. Lee, and T. H. Terrill, Agricultural Research Station, Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, GA.
The effect of mixed species grazing management on forage yield and quality. Y. Ghebreiyessus*, V. Bachireddy, S. Gebrelul, R. Payne, and M. Berhane, Southern University.
Long-term consumption of resistant starch reduces T cell population and apoptosis in pig colon. M. Nofrarías*1,2, D. Martínez–Puig2, J.F. Pérez2, and N. Majó1,2, 1Centre de Recerca en Sanitat Animal (CReSA), Bellaterra, Spain, 2Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Spain.
Utilization of alfalfa and its effects on the immune system during molt. J. L. McReynolds*, K. J. Genovese, H. He, C. L. Swaggerty, J. A. Byrd, D. J. Nisbet, and M. H. Kogut, USDA-ARS-SPACR-FFSRU, College Sation, TX.
Growth and Development - Livestock and Poultry II Exhibit Hall C
Immunology - Livestock and Poultry II Exhibit Hall C