untreated corn silage and Silo-King®treated alfalfa haylage. G. A. Ayangbile*, D. Jones, and J. Horst, Agri-King, Inc., Fulton, IL.
Effect of growth-rate on fat-soluble vitamin, copper and zinc concentrations in the circulation of neonatal calves. B. J. Nonnecke*1, M. R. Foote2, R. L. Horst1, W. R. Waters1, B. L. Miller3, T. E. Johnson3, and M. Fowler3, 1National Animal Disease Center, Ames, IA, 2Iowa State University, Ames, 3Land O'Lakes Research Farm, Webster City, IA.
Effects of an injectable chelated mineral supplement on dairy calf performance. J. R. Crenwelge*1, T. D. Nennich2, B. D. Lambert1,2, N. M. Cherry2, and E. R. Jordan3, 1Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX, 2Texas A&M University, Stephenville, 3Texas A&M University, Dallas.
Short term response of lactating cows to the supplementation of high citrus pulp content diets with corn and organic trace minerals. S. C. Salvador, M. N. Pereira*, J. F. Santos, L. Q. Melo, and M. L. Chaves, Universidade Federal de Lavras, Brazil.
Effects of trace mineral sources on bioavailability and function in dairy cattle. B. J. Thering*1, R. M. Ehrhardt1, M. Vazquez-Anon2, J. D. Richards2, and T. R. Overton1, 1Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 2Novus International, St. Louis, MO.
Milk yield and reproductive performance in Holstein cows supplemented with Chromium in early lactation. B. Lavín-Garza1, A. Garza2, M. Daccarett3, F. R. Valdez4, C. A. Meza-Herrera5, and R. Rodríguez-Martínez*6, 1Beta Santa Mónica, San Pedro, Coahuila, México, 2Beta San Gabriel, Francisco I. Madero, Coahuila, México, 3Private Consultor, Madera, CA, 4Kemin Agri. Food Norteamerica Inc., Des Moins, IA, 5Unidad Regional Universitaria de Zonas Áridas-Universidad Autónoma Chapingo, Bermejillo, Dgo., México, 6Universidad Autónoma Agraria Antonio Narro Unidad Laguna, Torreón, Coah., México.
Blood mineral, hormone, and osteocalcin responses of multiparous Jersey cows to an oral dose of 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 prior to parturition. M. S. Taylor*, K. F. Knowlton, M. L. McGilliard, and J. H. Herbein, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg.
Changes in phosphorus metabolism of ruminants fed with different cation anion balances and proportions of roughage and concentrate. M. S. V. Salles1, M. A. Zanetti2, T. M. Ribeiro2, and S. F. M. Bonilha*1, 1Agência Paulista de Tecnologia dos Agronegócios, Assis, São Paulo, Brazil, 2Faculdade de Zootecnia e Engenharia de Alimentos - USP, Pirassununga, São Paulo, Brazil.
Effect of anion supplementation to low potassium prepartum diets on macromineral status and performance of periparturient dairy cows. J. M. Ramos-Nieves*1, B. J. Thering1, P. W. Jardon2, and T. R. Overton1, 1Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 2West Central®, Ralston, IA.
Cobalt/vitamin B12 status of embryo donor ewes, but not recipients, affects neonatal lamb behavior. C. M. Dwyer*, C. J. Ashworth, J. J. Robinson, J. A. Rooke, T. G. McEvoy, and L. M. Mitchell, SAC, Edinburgh, UK.
Effects of maternal nutrition and selenium supply on visceral organ mass of pregnant ewe lambs. J. J. Reed*1, T. L. Neville , K. A. Vonnahme1, P. P. Borowicz1, J. B. Taylor2, D. A. Redmer1, J. S. Luther1, C. J. Hammer1, L. P. Reynolds1, and J. S. Caton , Center for Nutrition and Pregnancy, Animal and Range Science Dept., North Dakota State University, Fargo, 2USDA-ARS, U. S. Sheep Experiment Station, Dubois, ID.
SYMPOSIA AND ORAL SESSIONS
Animal Behavior & Well-Being - Livestock and Poultry II Chair: Inma Estevez, University of Maryland 205
Cross ventilation in commercial livestock trailers shows promise for improving comfort, reducing weight loss and reducing environmental contaminants. T. H. Friend*, N. M. Giguere, and P. D. Krawczel, Texas A&M University, College Station.
Genetic basis of different effects of chronic intermittent social stress on immune function and survivability in laying hens. A. G. Fahey*1,2, R. M. Marchant-Forde2, and H. W. Cheng2, 1Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, 2USDA-ARS, West
Different effects of individual identification systems on chicken well-being. R. L. Dennis*1,2
, A. G. Fahey1,2
, and H. W.
Cheng1, 1Livestock Behavior Research Unit, USDA-ARS, West Lafayette, IN, 2Purdue University, West Lafayette.
The relationship between residual feed intake and feeding behavior in growing heifers. G. M. Bingham*, T. H. Friend, G. E. Carstens, and P. A. Lancaster, Texas A&M University, College Station.
The effect of the autosort system on swine behavior. A. E. DeDecker*, J. M. Suchomel, and J. L. Salak-Johnson, University of Illinois, Urbana.
Movements of translocated desert mule deer in Sierra del Carmen, Coahuila, Mexico. J. L. Martinez* and L. A. Harveson, Sul Ross State University, Alpine, TX.