February Journal Articles from Animal Biosciences

Posted on Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

The Department of Animal Biosciences conducts outstanding research in the areas of nutrition, nutrition modelling, physiology, molecular biology, biotechnology, welfare and behavior, breeding, genetics and meat science. The following is a list of journal articles published from members of the Department of Animal Biosciences in the month of February-have a read!


Dancy KM, Ribeiro ES, DeVries TJ. Effect of dietary transition at dry off on 
the behavior and physiology of dairy cows. J Dairy Sci. 2019 Feb 28. pii:
S0022-0302(19)30200-0. doi: 10.3168/jds.2018-15718. [Epub ahead of print] 
PubMed PMID: 30827538.

Akbari Moghaddam Kakhki R, Anwar Z, Bakhshalinejad R, Golian A, France J.
Application of adaptive neuro-fuzzy inference systems to estimate digestible
critical amino acid requirements in young broiler chicks. Poult Sci. 2019 Feb 19.
pii: pez055. doi: 10.3382/ps/pez055. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30778573.

van Staaveren N, Decina C, Baes CF, Widowski TM, Berke O,
Harlander-Matauschek A. Housing and Management Practices on 33 Pullet Farms in
Canada. Animals (Basel). 2019 Feb 6;9(2). pii: E49. doi: 10.3390/ani9020049.
PubMed PMID: 30736364.

Id-Lahoucine S, Cánovas A, Jaton C, Miglior F, Fonseca PAS, Sargolzaei M,
Miller S, Schenkel FS, Medrano JF, Casellas J. Implementation of Bayesian methods
to identify SNP and haplotype regions with transmission ratio distortion across
the whole genome: TRDscan v.1.0. J Dairy Sci. 2019 Feb 6. pii:
S0022-0302(19)30121-3. doi: 10.3168/jds.2018-15296. [Epub ahead of print] 
PubMed PMID: 30738671.

von Waldburg-Zeil CG, van Staaveren N, Harlander-Matauschek A. Do laying hens
eat and forage in excreta from other hens? Animal. 2019 Feb;13(2):367-373. doi:
10.1017/S1751731118001143. Epub 2018 May 28.
 PubMed PMID: 29804554; PubMedCentral PMCID: PMC6340106.

Massender E, Brito LF, Cánovas A, Baes CF, Kennedy D, Schenkel FS. A genetic 
evaluation of growth, ultrasound, and carcass traits at alternative slaughter
endpoints in crossbred heavy lambs. J Anim Sci. 2019 Feb 1;97(2):521-535. doi:
10.1093/jas/sky455. PubMed PMID: 30500934; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6358225.

Rudar M, Huber LA, Zhu CL, de Lange CFM. Effects of dietary leucine
supplementation and immune system stimulation on plasma AA concentrations and
tissue protein synthesis in starter pigs. J Anim Sci. 2019 Feb 1;97(2):829-838.
doi: 10.1093/jas/sky449. PubMed PMID: 30476328; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6358249.

Doelman J, McKnight LL, Carson M, Nichols K, Waterman DF, Metcalf JA.
Postruminal infusion of calcium gluconate increases milk fat production and
alters fecal volatile fatty acid profile in lactating dairy cows. J Dairy Sci.
2019 Feb;102(2):1274-1280. doi: 10.3168/jds.2018-15148. Epub 2018 Dec 24.
 PubMed PMID: 30591339.

Rovere G, de Los Campos G, Tempelman RJ, Vazquez AI, Miglior F, Schenkel F,
Cecchinato A, Bittante G, Toledo-Alvarado H, Fleming A. A landscape of the
heritability of Fourier-transform infrared spectral wavelengths of milk samples
by parity and lactation stage in Holstein cows. J Dairy Sci. 2019
Feb;102(2):1354-1363. doi: 10.3168/jds.2018-15109. Epub 2018 Dec 20. 
PubMed PMID:30580946.

Guarini AR, Lourenco DAL, Brito LF, Sargolzaei M, Baes CF, Miglior F, Misztal
I, Schenkel FS. Genetics and genomics of reproductive disorders in Canadian
Holstein cattle. J Dairy Sci. 2019 Feb;102(2):1341-1353. doi:
10.3168/jds.2018-15038. Epub 2018 Nov 22. PubMed PMID: 30471913.

Zambelis A, Robles I, DeVries TJ. Comparison of physical and behavioral
traits between dairy cows with low and high somatic cell count. Prev Vet Med.
2019 Feb 1;163:1-6. doi: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2018.12.009. Epub 2018 Dec 14.
PubMed PMID: 30670180.

Perez BC, Balieiro JCC, Oliveira Junior GA, Andrietta LT, Vizoná RG, Ventura 
RV, Bruneli FAT, Peixoto MGCD. State of inbreeding and genetic trends for
estimated breeding values in IVF embryos and oocyte donors in the Brazilian
Guzerá cattle. Theriogenology. 2019 Feb;125:71-78. doi: 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2018.10.025. 
Epub 2018 Oct 29. PubMed PMID: 30390481.

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