C. Rosales-Nieto1, J. F. Zuluaga2, and R. L. Stanko1,2
1Texas A&M Univesity-Kingsville, Kingsville, 2Texas A&M University Agricultural Research Station, Beeville.
Administration of GnRH 3 d after a 14 d
melengestrol acetate (MGA) treatment with PG 7
and 8 d after GnRH for synchronization of yearling Angus and Bos indicus × Bos taurus (BI×BT) heifers. S. A. Woodall*, B. R. Austin, R. D. Esterman,
and J. V. Yelich, University of Florida, Gainesville.
2:30 PM Invited - Follicular development and synchronization of Bos Indicus cattle - Presentation and Discussion. J. Yelich.
Effects of dietary supplementation with omega-3 fatty acids on indicators of semen quality in boars. M. J. Estienne* and A. F. Harper, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg.
Influence of urocortin on luteinizing hormone (LH) release from porcine pituitary cells. D. J. Jackson1, R. Subburathinam*1, C. R. Barb2, and N. C. Whitley1,
1 University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, 2USDA–ARS, Athens, GA.
Development of culture conditions for
investigating bovine blastocyst development and
interferon-tau production. T. M. Rodina*, A. M. Brad, P. J. Hansen, and A. D. Ealy, University of Florida, Gainesville.
The expression of fibroblast growth factor (FGF)
receptors and ligands in elongated bovine conceptuses. F. N. T. Cooke* and A. D. Ealy, University of Florida, Gainesville.
Ruminant Animal Production I Chair: Jason Rowntree, Louisiana State University Convention Center – Meeting Room 201 D
The effects of limit grazing method on stocker
and feedlot performance of beef calves grazing winter wheat pasture. M. D. Hudson*1, C. Coffey2, D. Childs2, and D. L. Lalman1, 1Oklahoma State Univ, Stillwater, 2Noble Foundation, Ardmore, OK.
Use of soybean hulls as a complementary
feedstuff for growing cattle on winter rye pasture. K. E. Hales*2, E. M. Whitley1, G. W. Horn2, and M. D.
Childs1, 1The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Ardmore, OK, 2Oklahoma Agricultural Experiment Station, Stillwater, OK.
Milk quality in beef cows grazing Coastal and
Tifton 85 bermudagrass pastures. V. A. Corriher*1,
G. M. Hill1, T. C. Jenkins2, and B. G. Mullinix, Jr.1, University of Georgia, Tifton, 2Clemson University, 1
Effects of Fermenten® supplementation on Brahman-crossbred heifer development. R. F. Cooke*1,2, D. B. Araujo1,2, J. V. Yelich2, and J. D.
, 1University of Florida-IFAS, Range
Cattle Research and Education Center, Ona, University of Florida-IFAS, Department of Animal Sciences, Gainesville. 2
Evaluation of Optigen II ® as a source of rumen degradable protein for mature beef cows. J. Wahrmund*1, D. de Araujo2, M. Hersom1, and J. Arthington2, 1University of Florida, Gainesville, University of Florida, Ona. 2
Evaluation of whole, in-shell peanuts as a
supplement feed for beef cows. R. O. Myer*1, G. M. H i l l 2 , G . R . H a n s e n 1 , a n d D . W . G o r b e t 1 , 1 U n i v e r s i t y o f F l o r i d a , M a r i a n n a , 2 U n i v e r s i t y o f G e o r g i a , T i f t o n .
Performance of beef cows fed hay with free-
choice whole cottonseed. G. M. Hill*1, M. H. Poore2,
and B. G. Mullinix1, 1University of Georgia, Tifton, North Carolina State University, Raleigh. 2
A field study comparing moxidectin and
ivermectin 1% injectables in regard to fecal egg
count reductions, weight gains and safety in grazing, stocker cattle. J. G. Powell*, T. A.