Prediction of degree of mastitis from repeated measurements of lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) in milk. N. C. Friggens*1, M. G. G. Chagunda1, M. Bjerring1, C. Ridder2, S. Højsgaard1, and T. Larsen1, 1University of Aarhus, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Denmark, 2Lattec I/S, Hillerød, Denmark.
Effects of energy balance and Streptococcus uberis intrammamary infection challenge on gene expression profiles in bovine mammary tissue. K. M. Moyes*, J. K. Drackley, D. E. Morin, S. L. Rodriguez-Zas, R. E. Everts, H. A. Lewin, and J. J. Loor, University of Illinois, Urbana.
The effect of negative energy balance on immune response to Streptococcus uberis mastitis challenge in dairy cattle during mid-lactation. K. M. Moyes*, J. L. Salak-Johnson, D. E. Morin, J. K. Drackley, and J. J. Loor, University of Illinois, Urbana.
Multiplex PCR system for the detection of mastitis-causing pathogens. J. M. St-Pierre*, C. Thibault, and N. Bissonnette, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada.
Efficacy of treatment protocols for Gram negative and no growth clinical mastitis in dairy cattle. J. R. Wenz*, Washington State University, Pullman.
The effect of uterine infusion of ceftiofur in the immediate postpartum on uterine health in dairy cows. R. G. Bruno*, M. F. Sa Filho, D. F. Resende, F. S. Lima, and J. E. P. Santos, Veterinary Medicine Teaching and Research Center, University of California Davis, Tulare.
Metabolic profiles of dairy cows that develop metritis. J. M. Huzzey*1, T. F. Duffield2, S. J. LeBlanc2, D. M. Veira3, D. M. Weary1, and M. A. G. von Keyserlingk1, 1University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, 2University of Guelph,
Animal Health - Livestock and Poultry Bovine I Chair: Heather Dann, William H. Miner Agriculture Research Institute 217 C
Serum non-esterified fatty acid (NEFA) and beta-hydroxybutyrate (BHB) through the transition period of Holstein cows in different regions of North America. M. E. Carson*1, T. F. Duffield1, S. J. LeBlanc1, K. E. Leslie1, S. M. Godden2, M. B. Capel3, M. W. Overton4, and D. Vallejo5, 1University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada, 2University of Minnesota, St Paul, 3Perry Veterinary Clinic, Perry, NY, 4University of Georgia, Athens, 5University of California, Davis, Tulare.
An evaluation of meloxicam (Metacam®) as an adjunctive therapy for calves with neonatal calf diarrhea complex. C. G. Todd*1, D. R. McKnight2, S. T. Millman1, T. F. Duffield1, and K. E. Leslie1, 1University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada, University of Guelph, Kemptville, ON, Canada.
A Diagnostic Algorithm, in a dashboard environment for common dairy cow health concerns. D. T. Galligan*1, D. Remsburg1, J. Ferguson1, R. Munson1, and G. Licitra2,3, 1University of Pennsylvania, Kennett Square, 2CoRFiLaC, Regione Siciliana, Ragusa, Italy, 3DACP University of Catania, Catania, Italy.
Behavior of beef calves weaned by traditional, fenceline and two-step methods. J. M. Siegford*, D. D. Buskirk, and M. K. Sharra, Michigan State University, East Lansing.
Effects of reduced freestall access during the dry period upon cellular immune function and transition health of dairy cows. T. F. Gressley*, K. K. Fried, J. M. Velasco, E. D. Reid, T. C. Hausman, K. M. Moyes, J. L. Salak-Johnson, and G. E. Dahl, University of Illinois, Urbana.
Space requirements of weaned pigs during transportation. M. A. Sutherland*, N. Krebs, L. E. Hulbert, J. S. Smith, and J. J. McGlone, Texas Tech University, Lubbock.
Ontario, Canada, 3Pacific Agri-Food Research Centre, Agassiz, BC, Canada.
Exercise increases bone density in the joints and limbs of gestating stall-housed gilts. E. L. Schenck*1, K. A. McMunn2, D. Rosenstein3, B. D. Nielsen3, B. T. Richert1, J. N. Marchant Forde2, and D. C. Lay Jr.2, 1Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, 2USDA-ARS-MWA, West Lafayette, IN, 3Michigan State University, East Lansing.
J D I P – D i r e c t i o n f o r J o h n e ' s r e s e a r c h . K . E . O l s o n * 1 , S . J . W e l l s 2 , a n d V . K a p u r 2 , 1 K E O C o n s u l t i n g , S c h a u m b u r g , I L ,
2University of Minnesota, St. Paul.
Effects of pre-weaning strategies on blood metabolites, behavior, and performance of beef calves. H. T. Boland*1, G. Scaglia1, W. S. Swecker, Jr.2, and N. C. Burke2, 1Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, 2Virginia-
Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Blacksburg.
Effect of stocking density on cow comfort indices. P. D. Krawczel*1,2
, H. M. Dann1, C. S. Ballard1, and R. J. Grant1, 1W.H.
Miner Agricultural Research Institute, Chazy, NY, 2The University of Vermont, Burlington.