Research Series 597
Arkansas Animal Science Department Report 2011
David L. Kreider, editor

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Cover and front matter
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Beef Production and Management

Influence of organic versus inorganic trace mineral supplementation on bull semen quality
M.P. Rowe, J.G. Powell, E.B. Kegley, T.D. Lester, C.L. Williams, R.J. Page, and R.W. Rorie
Pages 11-13
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Effect of progestin source in an estrous synchronization protocol on estrus response and conception rates in beef cows and heifers
J.G. Powell, T.D. Lester, M.P. Rowe, C.L. Williams, and R.W. Rorie
Pages 14-16
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Effects of osteopontin single nucleotide polymorphisms on bull semen quality
C.L. Williams, T.D. Lester, M.P. Rowe, and R.W. Rorie
Pages 17-21
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Relationships of barometric pressure and environmental temperature with incidence of parturition in beef cows
T. R. Troxel and M. S. Gadberry
Pages 22-26
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Determining effects of two deworming protocols on fecal egg counts and growth performance in beef calves
S.A. O'Berg, J.G. Powell, K.P. Coffey, C.A. Tucker, M.P. Rowe, and J.L. Reynolds
Pages 27-29
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Effects of trace mineral injection 28 days before weaning on calf health, performance and carcass characteristics
E. B. Kegley, K. P. Coffey, and J. T. Richeson
Pages 30-33
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Weaning management of newly received beef calves with or without continuous exposure to a persistently infected bovine viral diarrhea virus pen mate: effects on rectal temperature, peripheral blood leukocytes and serum proinflammatory cytokine and haptoglobin concentrations
J. T. Richeson, E. B. Kegley, J. G. Powell, D. L. Galloway, J. A. Hornsby, R. G. Schaut, R. E. Sacco, and J. F. Ridpath
Pages 34-39
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Evaluation of an ear-mounted tympanic thermometer device for bovine respiratory disease diagnosis
J. T. Richeson, J. G. Powell, E. B. Kegley, and J. A. Hornsby
Pages 40-42
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Post-weaning performance by spring and fall-born calves weaned from full access, limited access, or no access to ‘wild-type’ endophyte-infected tall fescue pastures – 3 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 43-46
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Arkansas Steer Feedout Program 2009-2010
B. Barham and S. Cline
Pages 47-49
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Factors affecting the selling price of feeder cattle sold at Arkansas livestock auctions in 2010
T. R. Troxel, B. L. Barham, S. Cline, J. Foley, D. Hardgrave, W. Wiedower, and R. Wiedower
Pages 50-54
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Relationship of temperament scores and prolactin promoter polymorphisms in Angus calves
A. R. Starnes, A. H. Brown, Jr., Z. B. Johnson, and C. F. Rosenkrans, Jr.
Pages 55-56
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Effects of fescue cultivar and heat shock protein haplotype on growth and fertility of crossbred beef heifers
J. D. Patterson, M. L. Looper, B. C. Williamson, M.A. Sales, and C. F. Rosenkrans, Jr.
Pages 57-59
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Relationship between polymorphisms in the prolactin promoter and cytochrome P450 genes and pre-weaning performance by steers weaned from wild-type or non-toxic endophyte-infected tall fescue pastures
M. Ata1, K. P. Coffey, J. D. Caldwell, E. B. Kegley, M. L. Looper, D. Philipp, J. D. Tucker, D. S. Hubbell, III, and C. F. Rosenkrans, Jr.
Pages 60-62
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Relationship between polymorphisms in the prolactin promoter and cytochrome P450 genes and post-weaning performance by steers weaned from wild-type or non-toxic endophyte-infected tall fescue pastures
M. Ata, K. P. Coffey, J. D. Caldwell, E. B. Kegley, M. L. Looper, D. Philipp, J. D. Tucker, D. S. Hubbell, III, and C. F. Rosenkrans, Jr.
Pages 63-68
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Effects of genotype and transportation stress on cytokine gene expression in steers
M. Sales, M. Ata, B. Williamson, K. Coffey, M. Looper, and C. Rosenkrans, Jr..
Pages 69-74
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Meats and Food Safety

Phase-feeding dietary fat to growing-finishing pigs fed dried distillers grains with solubles
I. Performance and carcass characteristics

Nicole A. Browne, Jason K. Apple, and Janeal W. S. Yancey
Pages 75-78
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Phase-feeding dietary fat to growing-finishing pigs fed dried distillers grains with solubles
II. Fresh belly quality and yields of commercially-processed bacon

Nicole A. Browne, Jason K. Apple, and Janeal W. S. Yancey
Pages 79-82
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Phase-feeding dietary fat to growing-finishing pigs fed dried distillers grains with soluble
III. Quality characteristics of bacon

Nicole A. Browne, Jason K. Apple, and Janeal W. S. Yancey
Pages 83-85
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Evaluation of product safety enhancement through antimicrobial electrostatic spray applications on Longissimus lumborum at the sub-primal level and its impact on meat color characteristics
J. A. McDaniel, F.W. Pohlman, A.H. Brown Jr., Steven C. Ricke, P.N. Dias Morse, L.N. Mehall, S. R. Milillo, Anand Mohan
Pages 86-88
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Effects of Noni puree vs. clarified Noni juice on quality characteristics of fresh ground beef patties
C. R. Ahrens, J. W. S. Yancey, J. K. Apple, T. M. Johnson, and N. A. Browne
Pages 89-92
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Effects of Noni puree vs. clarified Noni juice on quality characteristics of cooked ground beef patties
C. R. Ahrens, J. W. S. Yancey, J. K. Apple, T. M. Johnson, and N. A. Browne
Pages 93-96
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Instrumental color properties of ground beef processed from beef trims pre-treated with hydrochloric/citric acid based decontamination interventions
P. N. Dias-Morse, F. W. Pohlman, L. N. Mehall, J. A. McDaniel, R. D. Guidry, T. L. Devine, K. L. Beers and A. Mohan
Pages 97-100
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The impact of cetylpyridinium chloride, trisodium phosphate, potassium lactate, sodium metasilicate, or water as antimicrobial interventions on microbiological characteristics of beef biceps femoris muscles
L. N. Mehall, F. W. Pohlman, A. H. Brown Jr., P. N. Dias-Morse, L. M. McKenzie, and Anand Mohan
Pages 101-103
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The effects of hydrochloric/citric acid mixture, cetylpyridinium chloride, trisodium phosphate, or sodium metasilicate as antimicrobial sequential treatment combinations on microbiological properties of beef Longissimus lumborum muscle
L. N. Mehall, F. W. Pohlman, J. A. McDaniel, P. N. Dias-Morse, and T. N. Rojas
Pages 104-107
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The antimicrobial efficacies of novel organic acids as single antimicrobial intervention for the control of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in inoculated beef trimmings
Anand Mohan, F. W. Pohlman, S.C. Ricke, S. R. Milillo, J. A. McDaniel, C. A. O`Bryan, P. G. Crandall
Pages 108-111
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The effects of peroxyacetic acid, octanoic acid, malic acid, and potassium lactate in reducing E. coli, Salmonella, Coliform, and aerobic plate counts in inoculated beef trimmings
Anand Mohan, F. W. Pohlman, J. A. McDaniel
Pages 112-115
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The impact of peroxyacetic acid, octanoic acid, malic acid, and potassium lactate as antimicrobial interventions on instrumental color characteristics of beef trimmings
Anand Mohan, F. W. Pohlman, J. A. McDaniel
Pages 116-119
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Inactivation of E. coli cells at low dose rates of gamma radiation
Anand Mohan, F. W. Pohlman, M. C. Hunt
Pages 120-123
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Forages and Forage Management

300-Day Grazing Demonstration – Cattle management report for the third year
B. L. Barham, T. R. Troxel, J. A. Jennings, M. S. Gadberry, K. Simon, J.G. Powell, D. S. Hubbell, III and J.D. Tucker
Pages 124-126
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300 Day Grazing Demonstration Forage management practices - 2008 through 2010
J. A. Jennings, T. R. Troxel M. S. Gadberry, B. L. Barham, K. Simon, J. Powell, and D. S. Hubbell, III
Pages 127-130
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300-Day Grazing Demonstration – Year 3 financial report
T. R. Troxe1, J. A. Jennings, M. S. Gadberry, B. L. Barham, K. Simon, J. G. Powell, D. S. Hubbell III and J. D. Tucker
Pages 131-134
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Growth performance by heifers grazing annual ryegrass pastures fertilized with nitrogen or overseeded with crimson, ladino, or both crimson and ladino clovers during spring: Three-year summary
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 135-136
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What is the probability for a hay sample to contain a dangerously high nitrate concentration?
M.S. Gadberry, J.A. Jennings, and P.A. Beck
Pages 137-140
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Effect of sodium hydroxide treatment of selected mature forages
E. Hatungimana, D. W. Kellogg, K. S. Anschutz, and A. H. Brown, Jr.
Pages 141-144
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Effect of endophyte infected tall fescue seed extract on cytochrome P450 system
A. S. Moubarak, Z. B. Johnson and C. F. Rosenkrans, Jr.
Pages 145-147
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Nutritive value of pearl millet hay as affected by moisture concentration at time of baling
J. Kanani, D. Philipp, K.P. Coffey, A.N. Young, and R. Rhein
Pages 148-150
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Other Species

Influence of dietary L-arginine supplementation to sows during late gestation on sow and litter performance during lactation
B. E. Bass, C. L. Bradley, Z. B. Johnson, R. D. Boyd, J. L. Usry, C. V. Maxwell, and J. W. Frank
Pages 151-155
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Relationships among lactate dehydrogenase activities, isoenzyme patterns, and hematological values in resting Thoroughbred and miniature horses
C. Bokina, A. R. Starnes, C. F. Rosenkrans, Jr.
Pages 156-161
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