Introduction. K. Soder.
Dietary selection: The current state of knowledge. A. J. Rook*, Private Consultant, Okehampton, UK.
Genetic control of dietary choice in farm animals: A combination of nature and nurture. R. M. Lewis*1 and G. C. Emmans2, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, 2Scottish Agricultural College, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
Learning and dietary choice. J. J. Villalba*, Utah State University, Logan.
Forage factors and dietary choice. D. F. Chapman*1, A. J. Parsons2, J. Hill1, and K. Venning1, 1University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 2AgResearch, Palmerston North, New Zealand.
SYMPOSIUM Forages and Pastures - Livestock and Poultry Understanding Diet Selection in Temperate Biodiverse Pasture Systems Chairs: Kathy Soder, USDA-ARS, Pasture Systems and Watershed Management Research Unit and Guillermo Scaglia, Virginia Polytechnic and State University 214 C
New approaches to grazing effects on pasture composition and productivity. E. A. Laca*, Plant Sciences, University of California, Davis.
Goat species: Nutrient requirements of goats - Introduction. J. E. Huston*, Texas A&M University, San Angelo.
Energy and protein requirements of goats. M. Huerta Bravo*, Universidad Autónoma Chapingo, Chapingo, México.
Vitamin requirements of goats. B. W. Hess*, University of Wyoming, Laramie.
Revised guidelines for mineral requirements of goats. S. G. Solaiman*, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL.
Goat Species Nutrient Requirement of Goats Chair: Sandra Solaiman, Tuskegee University 207 A
Specie and age effects on IGF mRNA expression in the amniotic and allantoic membranes and jejunum of developing avian species. D. M. Karcher* and T. J. Applegate, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.
The role of glypican-1 glycosaminoglycan chains in myogenic satellite cell proliferation, differentiation, and fibroblast growth factor 2 responsiveness. X. Zhang*1, C. Liu1, K. E. Nestor1, D. C. McFarland2, and S. G. Velleman1, 1Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, The Ohio State University, Wooster, 2South Dakota State University, Brooking.
Reduction in cell responsiveness to transforming growth factor-beta by decorin overexpression increases satellite cell proliferation and differentiation. X. Li*1, D. C. McFarland , and S. G. Velleman1, 1Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, The Ohio State University, Wooster, South Dakota State University, Brookings.
Bone mineralization in four Cobb pedigree lines of meat-type chickens. P. Talaty*1, M. N. Katanbaf , and P. Y. Hester1, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, 2Cobb-Vantress, Inc., Monticello, KY.
Identification of two novel chicken growth hormone-releasing hormone receptor (GHRHR) splice variants: Implications for the role of Asparagine residue (Asp56) in receptor activation and direct ligand-receptor interaction. C. Y. Wang*, Y. Wang, A. H. Y. Kwok, and F. C. Leung, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, HK-SAR, China.
Feed restriction alters the temporal expression of skeletal fast myosin isoforms in the breast muscle of diverse lines of turkeys. K. M. Huffman*, J. M. Reddish, M. S. Lilburn, and M. Wick, The Ohio State University, Columbus.
Growth and Development - Livestock and Poultry I Chair: Jesse Grimes, North Carolina State 202