Research Series 584
Arkansas Animal Science Department Report 2010
David L. Kreider, editor

Full volume


Front matter

Performance by Spring and Fall-Calving Cows Grazing with Full Access, Limited Access, or No Access to Wild-Type Endophtye-Infected Fescue—3-Year Summary
J. Caldwell, K. Coffey, C. West, D. Philipp, J. Jennings, D. Hubbell, III, J. Tucker, A. Young, T. Hess, D. Kreider, M. Looper, M. Popp, M. Savin, E. Kegley, and C. Rosenkrans, Jr.
Pages 10-12

Post-Weaning Performance by Spring and Fall-Born Steers Weaned from Full Access, Limited Access, or No Access to ‘Wild-Type’ Endophyte-Infected Tall Fescue Pastures—2 Year Summary
J. Caldwell, K. Coffey, D. Kreider, D. Philipp, D. Hubbell, III, J. Tucker, A. Young,
M. Looper, M. Popp, M. Savin, J. Jennings, and C. Rosenkrans, Jr.
Pages 13-15

Immune Function Responses of Spring and Fall-Born Calves Weaned from Wild-Type or Novel-Endophyte Infected Tall Fescue
M. Ata, K. P. Coffey, J. D. Caldwell, A. N. Young, D. Philipp, E. Kegley, G. F. Erf , D. S. Hubbell, III, and C. F. Rosenkrans, Jr.
Pages 16-19

In Situ Ruminal Kinetics of Dry Matter and Neutral Detergent Fiber Disappearance for the Biomass Forages Amur Silvergrass and Big Bluestem
J. A. Robinette, B. C. Williamson, R. Flores, J. B. Woolley, C. R. Bailey, L. M. Tharel, J. R. King, D. M. Burner, P. Carver, W. K. Coblentz, T. J. Wistuba, C. F. Rosenkrans, Jr., and M. L. Looper
Pages 20-23

Growth Performance by Heifers Grazing Sod-Seeded Annual Ryegrass Pastures Fertilized with Nitrogen or Overseeded with Crimson, Ladino, or both Crimson and Ladino Clovers
B. E. Briggs, T. G. Montgomery, K. P. Coffey, D. Philipp, P. B. Francis, J. D. Caldwell, W. A. Whitworth, and A. N. Young
Pages 24-25

Effect of GnRH Timing Following a Long-Term CIDR-Based Estrous Synchronization Protocol on Estrous Response and Conception Rates in Postpartum Beef Cows
J. G. Powell, R. W. Rorie, and T. D. Lester
Pages 26-27

Variation in the Ratio of X- to Y-Chromosome Bearing Spermatozoa in Ejaculates of Semen Collected Weekly from Beef Bulls
P. A. Delgado, T. D. Lester, and R. W. Rorie
Pages 28-30

Effects of Genotype on Body Weight, Cortisol, and Prolactin in Steers Grazing Toxic or Non-Toxic Endophyte-Infected Fescue
M. A. Sales, M. L. Looper, C. R. Krehbiel, D. L. VanOverbeke, D. Burken, S. Reiter, D. Holtz, and C. F. Rosenkrans, Jr.
Pages 31-35

Identification of Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms of the Lactate Dehydrogenase-B Gene and Association with Cow and Calf Performance
B. C. Williamson, C. F. Rosenkrans, Jr., S. T. Reiter, J. D. Thompson, M. A. Sales, and M. L. Looper
Pages 36-38

Effects of Heat Shock Protein 70 Haplotype and Tall Fescue Variety on Bull Sperm Characteristics
K. Shrum, T. Lester, R. Rorie, S. Reiter, M. Looper, and C. Rosenkrans, Jr.
Pages 39-44

Relationship of Fecal Egg Counts to Prolactin Promoter Polymorphisms in Angus Calves
A. R. Starnes, A. H. Brown, Jr., Z. B. Johnson, J. G. Powell, J. L. Reynolds, and C. F. Rosenkrans, Jr.
Pages 45-46

Pre-Arrival Management of Newly Received Beef Calves with or without Continuous Exposure to a Persistently Infected Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus Type 1 Calf Affects Health, Performance, Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus Type 1a Titers, and Circulating Leukocytes
J. T. Richeson, E. B. Kegley, J. G. Powell, J. A. Hornsby, D. L. Galloway, B. L. Vander Ley, and J. F. Ridpath
Pages 47-52

Influence of Supplemental Calcium and Feeding Fish Oil on Fatty Acid Composition in Muscle of Grazing Calves
J. T. Richeson, E. B. Kegley, D. L. Galloway, and T. J. Wistuba
Pages 53-56

Benefits of Natural Branded vs. Conventionally-Fed, Commodity Beef
C. A. Keys, J. K. Apple, J. W. S. Yancey, R. J. Stackhouse, and L. N. Mehall
Pages 57-59

The Effects of Cetylpyridinium Chloride, Trisodium Phosphate, Potassium Lactate, Sodium Metasilicate, or Water as Multiple Application Antimicrobial Interventions on Microbiological Characteristics of Beef Biceps Femoris Muscles
L. N. Mehall, F. W. Pohlman, A. H. Brown Jr., P. N. Dias-Morse, and J. A. McDaniel
Pages 60-62

Influence of Hydrochloric/Citric Acid Mixture Alone or in Combination with Cetylpyrinidium Chloride and Trisodium Phosphate in Reducing E. coli, Coliform and Aerobic Plate Counts in Inoculated Beef
F. W. Pohlman, P. N. Dias-Morse, A. Mohan, L. N. Mehall, T. N. Rojas, and J. A. McDaniel
Pages 63-64

Citric Acid Enhancement at Solution pH Values Between 3.5 and 5.0 Does Not Alter the Fresh or Cooked Color of Dark-Cutting Beef
R. J. Stackhouse, J. K. Apple, J. W. S. Yancey, C. A. Keys, and T. M. Johnson
Pages 65-67

Citric Acid Marination Can Improve the Cooked Color, But Not Fresh Color, of Dark-Cutting Beef
R. J. Stackhouse, J. K. Apple, J. W. S. Yancey, C. A. Keys, and T. M. Johnson
Pages 68-71

Noni Pulp (Morinda citrofolia) Mixed in Beef Patties Enhanced Color Stability
W. Nathan Tapp, Janeal W. S. Yancey, Jason K. Apple, and Richard G. Godbee
Pages 72-76

Clarified Noni Juice Spray Was Not Successful As an Antioxidant in Beef Loin Steaks
J. W. S. Yancey, J. K. Apple, T. M. Johnson, and R. M. Stackhouse
Pages 77-79

Effect of Dietary Mannanase Supplementation on Pig Growth Performance
B. E. Bass, J. W. Frank, Z. B. Johnson, C. V. Maxwell, and J. H. Lee
Pages 80-81

Effect of Replacing Fish Meal with Synthetic Amino Acids or Soy Protein Concentrate in Nursery Diets Containing Distillers Dried Grains with Solubles
C. L. Bradley, C. V. Maxwell, Z. B. Johnson, J. L. Usry, and J. W. Frank
Pages 82-85

Clovers in Response to Broadcast vs. No-Till Drill Planting—Second Year Results
D. Philipp, B. Briggs, K. Coffey, John Jennings, and R. Rhein
Pages 86-88

Impact of a Starch- or Fiber-Based Creep Feed and Backgrounding Diet on Calf Growth Performance and Carcass Characteristics
S. Gadberry, P. Beck, B. Barham, W. Whitworth, G. Montgomery, and J. Apple
Pages 89-91

300 Day Grazing Demonstration—Year 2
T. R. Troxel, J. A. Jennings, M. S. Gadberry, B. L. Barham, K. Simon, J. G. Powell, D. S. Hubbell, III, and J. D. Tucker
Pages 92-96

Arkansas Steer Feedout Program 2008-2009
Brett Barham and Sammy Cline
Pages 97-99

Case Study: On-Farm Estimates of Hay Feeding Loss and Economics of Different Hay Feeding Systems
S. Rhoades, K. Simon, and S. Gadberry
Pages 100-102

Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms Associated with Ascites in Susceptible and Resistant Broiler Lines
D. L. Kreider, N. B. Anthony, S. Whiting, G. F. Erf, and K. R. Hamal
Pages 103-106