The genes commonly expressed at early embryonic stages in mammals. C. Y. Lien*, E.-C. Lin, C. C. Hsu, S. T. Ding, and W. T. K. Cheng, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.
Environmental and genetic effects on growth traits of farmed red deer. R. Ramírez-Valverde*, A. Sánchez-Cervantes, J. G. García-Muñiz, and R. Núñez-Domínguez, Universidad Autónoma Chapingo, Chapingo, México, México.
Effects of selected weather factors on feed intake of Angus, Polled Hereford, and Simmental beef bulls during feedlot performance tests. G. T. Tabler, A. H. Brown, Jr.*, E. E. Gbur, I. L. Berry, Z. B. Johnson, D. W. Kellogg, and K. C. Thompson, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.
Promoter region of the bovine growth hormone receptor (GHR) gene: resequencing, SNP detection, and association with performance traits in Brangus bulls. A. J. Garrett* , G. Rincon2, J. F. Medrano2, G. A. Silver1, and M. G. Thomas1, 1New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States, University of California, Davis.
Animal model analyses of additive and non-additive genetic effects for 205-day weight in a Nellore x Hereford multibreed population in Brazil. A. de los Reyes1, M. A. Elzo*2, V. M. Roso3, R. Carvalheiro3, L. A. Fries3, and J. L. Ferreira1, 1Federal University of Goias, Goiania, GO, Brazil, 2University of Florida, Gainesville, 3GenSys Associated Consultants, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil.
Growth and pubertal development of F1 bulls from Hereford, Angus, Norwegian Red, Swedish Red and White, Friesian, and Wagyu sires. E. Casas*, D. D. Lunstra, L. V. Cundiff, and J. J. Ford, USDA, ARS, U.S. Meat Animal Research Center, Clay Center, NE.
Evaluation of post-weaning phenotypic residual feed intake in an Angus-Brahman multibreed herd of beef cattle. M. A. Elzo*1, G. R. Hansen2, J. G. Wasdin1, J. D. Driver1, and J. L. Jones1, 1University of Florida, Gainesville, 2North Florida Research and Education Center, Marianna, FL.
Regression of feed intake on selected environmental factors for beef bulls during postweaning feedlot performance tests. G. T. Tabler*, A. H. Brown, Jr., E. E. Gbur, Jr., I. L. Berry, Z. B. Johnson, D. W. Kellogg, and K. C. Thompson, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.
Genetic parameters for growth traits and their relationships with yearling wool weight in Baluchi sheep breed of Iran. A. Kamali*1, H. R. Mirzaee1, H. Naeemipour2, A. Delghandi3, and H. Farhangfar2, 1Zabol University, Zabol, Iran, 2Birjand University, Birjand, Iran, 3Jihade Agriculture, Mashhad, Iran.
Estimation of genetic parameters for pre and post weaning average daily gains in a flock of Iran-black sheep breed of Iran. H. Farhangfar*1, M. H. Molaee2, and H. Naeemipour1, 1Birjand University, Birjand, Iran, 2Zabol University, Zabol, Iran.
Genetic analysis of birth and weaning weights in a flock of Iran-black sheep breed of Iran. H. Farhangfar*1, M. H. Molaee2, and H. Naeemipour1, 1Birjand University, Birjand, Iran, 2Zabol University, Zabol, Iran.
mammary epithelial cells. E. M. Ibeagha-Awemu*1, J.-W. Lee2, A. E. Ibeagha1, D. D. Bannerman3, M. J. Paape3, and X. Zhao1, 1McGill University, Ste Anne De Bellevue, Quebec, Canada, 2National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, Neipu, Pingtung, Taiwan, United States Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, MD.
Effect of supplementation with a Bacillus-based direct-fed microbial on calf growth, Clostridium perfringens shedding, and incidence of scours. C. Wehnes*1, E. Davis1, K. Novak1, V. Patskevich1, T. Rehberger1, D. Shields2, and J. Coalson2, 1Agtech Products, Inc., Waukesha, WI, 2Merrick's, Inc., Union Center, WI.
Prevalence, etiology and antimicrobial sensibility of subclinical mastitis. M. C. Rubio Robles*, M. A. Luque, R. Verdugo, R. Chin, R. Félix, E. Hernández,, T. Leal, and J. Mena, Universidad Autonoma de Sinaloa, Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico.
A cross-sectional survey of Salmonella serotypes from dairies with a history of Salmonellosis in the Great Lakes Region of the United States. C. Wehnes*, V. Patskevich, K. Mertz, and T. Rehberger, Agtech Products, Inc., Waukesha, WI.
Correlating body weight and temperature changes after antibiotic treatment of morbid stocker calves with health and growth performance throughout the receiving phase. S. Behrends*, E. B. Kegley, and J. A. Hornsby, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.
Feeding unprotected fish oil 3 weeks prepartum alters the fatty acid composition of plasma in both the cow and calf at parturition, but had no effect on bactericidal or cytokine function. M. A. Ballou*, R. C. Gomes, and E. J. DePeters, University of California, Davis.
Relationship of plasma immunoglobin G concentrations to temperament and growth performance. K. R. Parker*1, S. T. Willard2, R. D. Randel3, T. H. Welsh, Jr.4, and R. C. Vann1, 1MAFES-Brown Loam Experiment Station, Raymond, MS, 2Mississippi State University, Starkville, 3Texas A&M University Agricultural Research & Extension Center, Overton, 4Texas A&M University, College Station.
Impact of entomopathogenic fungus Metarhizium anisopliae on cattle naturally infested by adult Haematobia irritans in temperate Mexico. E. Maldonado-Simán1, R. D. Améndola-Massiotti*1, E. Galindo-Velasco2, C. A. Angel-Sahagún2, L. Bermúdez-Villanueva,1, and R. Lezama-Gutiérrez2, 1Universidad Autónoma Chapingo, Chapingo, México, México, 2Universidad de Colima, Tecomán, Colima, México.
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