2021 Publications

Abraham, ME; Weimer, SL; Scoles, K; Vargas, JI; Johnson, TA; Robison, C; Hoverman, L; Rocheford, E; Rocheford, T; Ortiz, D; Karcher, DM. 2021. Orange corn diets associated with lower severity of footpad dermatitis in broilers. Poultry Science. 100(5) 101054.

Allen, MS; Ying, Y. 2021. Effects of corn grain endosperm type and conservation method on feed intake, feeding behavior, and productive performance of lactating dairy cows. JOURNAL OF DAIRY SCIENCE 104(7):7604-7616. DOI:

Allen, MS; Ying, Y. 2021. Effects of corn grain endosperm type and conservation method on site of digestion, ruminal digestion kinetics, and flow of nitrogen fractions to the duodenum in lactating dairy cows. JOURNAL OF DAIRY SCIENCE 104(7):7617-7629. DOI:

Allen, MS; Longuski, RA; Ying, Y. 2021. Effects of corn grain endosperm type and fineness of grind on site of digestion, ruminal digestion kinetics, and flow of nitrogen fractions to the duodenum in lactating dairy cows JOURNAL OF DAIRY SCIENCE 104(7):7641-7652. DOI:

Antillon, GO; Tunon, H; de Oliveira, D; Jones, M; Wallenbeck, A; Swanson, J; Blokhuis, H; Keeling, L. 2021. Animal Welfare and the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals-Broadening Students' Perspectives. SUSTAINABILITY. 13(6), Article Number: 3328. DOI: 10.3390/su13063328

Brown, M. Garcia, L.K. Mamedova, K.R. Christman, M.G. Zenobi, C.R. Staples, B.M. Leno, T.R. Overton, B.K. Whitlock, J.A. Daniel, B.J. Bradford. Acute-phase protein α-1-acid glycoprotein is negatively associated with feed intake in postpartum dairy cows. Journal of Dairy Science, Volume 104, Issue 1, 2021, Pages 806-817, ISSN 0022-0302,

Cao, ZB; Zhang, L; Hong, RY; Li, YS; Wang, YQ; Qi, X; Ning, W; Gao, D; Xu, TT; Ma, YY; Yu, T; Knott, JG; Sathanawongs, A; Zhang, YH. 2021. METTL3-mediated m6A methylation negatively modulates autophagy to support porcine blastocyst development. BIOLOGY OF REPRODUCTION. 104(5): 1008-1021. DOI: 10.1093/biolre/ioab022

Chagas, LJ; Batalha, CDA; Danes, MDC; Neto, JMS; Macedo, FL; Marques, RD; Santos, FAP. 2021. Protein supplementation to early lactation dairy cows grazing tropical grass: Performance and ruminal metabolism. ANIMAL SCIENCE JOURNAL.  92(1) Article Number: e13564.

Chinchilla-Vargas, J; Francesca Bertolini, K J Stalder, J P Steibel, M F Rothschild. Estimating breed composition for pigs: A case study focused on Mangalitsa pigs and two methods. Livestock Science. Volume 244, 2021, 104398, ISSN 1871-1413.

Clark, Z.L., Thakur, M., Leach, R.E. et al. FSH dose is negatively correlated with number of oocytes retrieved: analysis of a data set with ~650,000 ART cycles that previously identified an inverse relationship between FSH dose and live birth rate. J Assist Reprod Genet (2021).

Corbet, RJ, Luttman, AM, Wurtz, KE, Siegford, JM, Raney, NE, Ford, LM, Ernst, CW. Weaning Induces Stress-Dependent DNA Methylation and Transcriptional Changes in Piglet PBMCs. Frontiers in Genetics, 12, 2021, 92.

Daza, KR; Velez-Irizarry, D; Casiró, S; Steibel, JP; Raney, NE; Bates, RO; Ernst, CW. Integrated Genome-Wide Analysis of MicroRNA Expression Quantitative Trait Loci in Pig Longissimus Dorsi Muscle. Frontiers in Genetics, 12, 2021, 364.

de Souza, J; Prom, CM; Lock, AL. 2021. Altering the ratio of dietary palmitic and oleic acids affects nutrient digestibility, metabolism, and energy balance during the immediate postpartum in dairy cows. Journal of Dairy Science. 104(3) 2910-2923.

de Souza, J; Prom, CM; Lock, AL. 2021. Altering the ratio of dietary palmitic and oleic acids affects production responses during the immediate postpartum and carryover periods in dairy cows. Journal of Dairy Science. 104(3) 2896-2909.

Gingrich J, Pu Y, Upham BL, Hulse M, Pearl S, Martin D, Avery A, Veiga-Lopez A. Bisphenol S enhances gap junction intercellular communication in ovarian theca cells. Chemosphere. 2021 Jan;263:128304. doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2020.128304.  PMID: 33155548; PMCID: PMC7726030.

Hoffmann, HM, Meadows, JD, Breuer, JA, Yaw, AM; Nguyen, D; Tonsfeldt, KJ; Chin, AY; Devries, BM; Trang, C; Oosterhouse, HJ; Lee, JS; Doser, JW; Gorman, MR; Welsh, DK; Mellon, PL. The transcription factors SIX3 and VAX1 are required for suprachiasmatic nucleus circadian output and fertility in female mice. J Neurosci Res. 2021; 00: 1– 21.

Jacobs, J; Laura A. Reese, LA. (2021) Compassion Fatigue Among Animal Shelter Volunteers: Examining Personal and Organizational Risk Factors, Anthrozoös, DOI: 10.1080/08927936.2021.1926719

Karl, KR; Jimenez-Krassel, F; Gibbings, E; Ireland, JLH; Clark, ZL; Tempelman, RJ; Latham, KE; James J Ireland, JJ. Negative impact of high doses of follicle-stimulating hormone during superovulation on the ovulatory follicle function in small ovarian reserve dairy heifers, Biology of Reproduction, Volume 104, Issue 3, March 2021, Pages 695–705,

Kennedy, KM; Donkin, SS; Allen, MS. 2021. Effect of uncouplers of oxidative phosphorylation on metabolism of propionate in liver explants from dairy cows. JOURNAL OF DAIRY SCIENCE, 104(3) 3018-3031.

Logan AA, Nielsen BD. Training Young Horses: The Science behind the Benefits. Animals. 2021; 11(2):463.

Logan, AA; Nielsen, BD; Manfredi, JM; Robison, CI. 2021. Sprint Exercise of Juvenile Animals Does Not Impact Cartilage Glycosaminoglycan or Synovial Fluid Neopeptide Collagenase Cleavage of Type I and II Collagen Content. JOURNAL OF EQUINE VETERINARY SCIENCE. 101 Article Number: 103405. DOI: 10.1016/j.jevs.2021.103405

Maciel, ICF; Fabiano A. Barbosa, Bruno J.R. Alves, Ramon C. Alvarenga, Thierry R. Tomich, Mônica M. Campanha, Jason E. Rowntree, Filipe C. Alves, Ângela M.Q. Lana. Nitrous oxide and methane emissions from beef cattle excreta deposited on feedlot pen surface in tropical conditions. Agricultural Systems. Volume 187, 2021, 102995, ISSN 0308-521X.

Matute, DR; Comeault, AA; Earley, E; Serrato-Capuchina, A;  Peede, D; Monroy-Eklund, A; Huang, W; Jones, CD; Mackay,TFC; Coyne, JA; Rapid and Predictable Evolution of Admixed Populations Between Two Drosophila Species Pairs, Genetics, Volume 214, Issue 1, 1 January 2020, Pages 211–230,

O’Malley, C.I., Steibel, J.P., Bates, R.O., Ernst, C.W. and Siegford, J.M., 2021. Time budgets of group-housed pigs in relation to social aggression and production. Journal of Animal Science.

Olmos Antillón, G.; Tunón, H.; de Oliveira, D.; Jones, M.; Wallenbeck, A.; Swanson, J.; Blokhuis, H.; Keeling, L. Animal Welfare and the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals—Broadening Students’ Perspectives. Sustainability 2021, 13, 3328.

Pereira, MA; El Faro, L: Savegnago, RP; Costa, EV; Vercesi Filho, AE; Faria, CU. 2021. Estimates of genetic parameters and cluster analysis of the lactation curve of dairy Gyr cattle. Livestock Science. 244. 104337.

Pérez-Enciso, M., Steibel, J.P. Phenomes: the current frontier in animal breeding. Genet Sel Evol 53, 22 (2021).

Pestka, JJ; Akbari, P; Wierenga KA; Bates MA; Gilley, KN; Wagner, JG; Lewandowski, RP; Rajasinghe, LD; Chauhan, PD; Lock, AL; Li, Q-Z; Harkema, JR. 2021. Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Intervention Against Established Autoimmunity in a Murine Model of Toxicant-Triggered Lupus. Frontiers in Immunology, 12, 2021, 477.

Richards, N; Nielsen, BD; Finno, CJ. 2021. Nutritional and Non-nutritional Aspects of Forage. VETERINARY CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA-EQUINE PRACTICE. 37(1) 43-61.

Roy, S; Huang, BB; Sinha, N; Wang, JR; Sen, A. 2021. Androgens regulate ovarian gene expression by balancing Ezh2-Jmjd3 mediated H3K27me3 dynamics. PLOS GENETICS 17(3) e1009483.

Ruebel, ML; Zambelli, F; Schall, PZ; Barragan, M; VandeVoort, CA; Vassena, R; Latham, LE. Shared aspects of mRNA expression associated with oocyte maturation failure in humans and rhesus monkeys indicating compromised oocyte quality. Physiological Genomics 2021 53:4, 137-149.

Sauls-Hiesterman, JA; K.E. Olagaray, S.E. Sivinski, B.J. Bradford, J.S. Stevenson. First postpartum ovulation, metabolites and hormones in follicular fluid and blood in transition dairy cows supplemented with a Saccharomyces cerevisiae fermentation product. Theriogenology. Volume 164, 2021, Pages 12-21, ISSN 0093-691X.

Schall PZ, Latham KE. Essential shared and species-specific features of mammalian oocyte maturation-associated transcriptome changes impacting oocyte physiology. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2021 Apr 21. doi: 10.1152/ajpcell.00105.2021. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33881934

Shin, J; Seo, D; Lee, DJ; Lee, S; Gondro, C; Lee, SH; Koo, YM. Withdrawal: Update physical genomic information for commercial bovine SNP chip based on recent reference genome sequences (ARS-UCD1.2). J Anim Sci Technol. 2021;63(3):671. doi:10.5187/jast.2021.e60

Tahir MS, Porto-Neto LR, Gondro C, Shittu OB, Wockner K, Tan AWL, Smith HR, Gouveia GC, Kour J, Fortes MRS. Meta-Analysis of Heifer Traits Identified Reproductive Pathways in Bos indicus Cattle. Genes. 2021; 12(5):768.

Toledo-Alvarado, H; Pérez-Cabal, MA; Tempelman, RJ; Cecchinato, A; Bittante, G; de los Campos, G; Vazquez, AI. 2021. Association between days open and milk spectral data in dairy cows. Journal of Dairy Science. 104(3) 3665-3675.

Vasquez, JA; McCarthy, MM; Richards, BF; Perfield, KL; Carlson, DB; Lock, AL;  Drackley, JK. 2021. Effects of prepartum diets varying in dietary energy density and monensin on early-lactation performance in dairy cows. Journal of Dairy Science. 104(3) 2881-2895.

Vu, S.V.; Gondro, C.; Nguyen, N.T.H.; Gilmour, A.R.; Tearle, R.; Knibb,W.; Dove, M.; Vu, I.V.; Khuong, L.D.; O’Connor,W. Prediction Accuracies of Genomic Selection for Nine Commercially Important Traits in the Portuguese Oyster (Crassostrea angulata) Using DArT-Seq Technology. Genes 2021, 12, 210.

Watt, LJ; Clark, CEF; Albornoz, RI; Krebs, GL; Petzel, CE; Utsumi, SA. 2021. Effects of grain-based concentrate feeding and rumination frequency on the milk production, methane and carbon dioxide fluxes, and activity of dairy cows in a pasture-based automatic milking system. Livestock Science. 245, 104420.

Wellmann, KB; Kim, J; Urso, PM; Smith, ZK; Johnson, BJ. Evaluation of vitamin A status on myogenic gene expression and muscle fiber characteristics, Journal of Animal Science, Volume 99, Issue 3, March 2021, skab075,

Yaw, AM; Autumn K. McLane-Svoboda and Hanne M. Hoffmann. Shiftwork and Light at Night Negatively Impact Molecular and Endocrine Timekeeping in the Female Reproductive Axis in Humans and Rodents. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2021, 22(1), 324; (registering DOI)