Research Series 606
Arkansas Animal Science Department Report 2012
David L. Kreider, editor


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Cover and front matter
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Beef Production and Management

Impact of different handling styles (good vs. aversive) on growth performance, behavior, and salivary cortisol concentrations in beef cattle
J. M. Bauer, E. B. Kegley, J. T. Richeson, D. L. Galloway, J. A. Hornsby, J. L. Reynolds, and J. G. Powell
Pages 11-14
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Effect of Rumensin® supplied via mineral or pressed protein block with or without Component TE-G with Tylan® implants on performance of steers grazing wheat pasture
Paul Beck, Thomas Hess, Don Hubbell, Brian Fieser, and Doug Hufstedler
Pages 15-17
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Single nucleotide polymorphisms of the follicle-stimulating hormone-β gene and effects on semen quality
A.J. Davis, D.L. Kreider, C.F. Rosenkrans, Jr., J.G. Powell, R.W. Rorie, M.L. Looper, M.P. Rowe, C.L. Williams, R.J. Page, T.D. Lester, and J.B. Woolley
Pages 18-23
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Response of beef calves, not exposed to free choice mineral supplements, to an injectable trace mineral supplement
M.S. Gadberry and K. Simon
Pages 24-25
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Response of beef cows, not exposed to mineral supplements, to an injectable trace mineral supplement
M.S. Gadberry and K. Simon
Pages 26-28
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Relationship between horn fly population, month, breed type and temperament in beef cows
A. R. Mays, M. A. Brown, and C. F. Rosenkrans, Jr.
Pages 29-30
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Performance by fall-born calves weaned in the morning or evening using either fenceline or traditional weaning methods
K. Ness, J. Caldwell, K. Coffey, B. Shanks, D. Hubbell, III, A. Stewart, E. Backes, J. Tucker, C. Clifford-Rathert, and A. Wurst
Pages 31-33
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Genetic parameter estimates for susceptibility/resistance to Infectious Bovine
Keratoconjunctivitis (IBK) in Angus calves

E. L. Oxford, A. H. Brown, J. G. Powell, K. S. Anschutz, and C. M. Turner
Page 34
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Influence of maternal environment during conception and late-gestation, and heifer fescue cultivar during development on growth and fertility of crossbred beef heifers
J.D. Patterson, M. L. Looper, B. C. Williamson, and C. F. Rosenkrans, Jr.
Pages 35-40
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Season of collection and heat shock protein 70 haplotype influence semen quality
characteristics of Holstein bulls

J. D. Patterson, G. R. Gilbert, K. E. Krieger, M. A. Sales, M. L. Looper, and C. F. Rosenkrans
Pages 41-44
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Response to a modified-live virus respiratory vaccine in young calves versus a traditional preconditioning vaccination regimen at weaning
J.G. Powell, J.T. Richeson, E.B. Kegley, K.P. Coffey, G.F. Erf, A.H. Brown, Jr., W. Downum, and D.T. Ensley
Pages 45-50
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Comparison of a 5- or 14-day CIDR-based estrous synchronization protocols with sorted semen in beef heifers
J.G. Powell, T.D. Lester, J.L. Reynolds, A.J. Davis, J.A. Hornsby, and R.W. Rorie
Pages 51-53
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Estrous response for progestin-based estrous synchronization protocols and subsequent pregnancy rates when using X-chromosome sorted semen in postpartum beef cows
R.W. Rorie, J.G. Powell, T.D. Lester, A.J. Davis, and B.R. Lindsey
Pages 54-56
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Post-weaning sera isoenzymes of LDH and G6PDH and subsequent carcass traits in finished beef cattle
C. F. Rosenkrans, Jr., A. H. Brown, Jr., K. P. Coffey, Z. B. Johnson, C. Y. Tarn, B. C. Paria, and A. R. Starnes
Pages 57-59
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Breed group effects for chute exit velocity as an indicator trait for temperament in weaned calves
M.L. Thomas, A.H. Brown, Jr. , and C.F. Rosenkrans, Jr.
Pages 60-62
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Heat shock protein 70 gene polymorphisms to horn fly infestation
C.M. Turner, A.H. Brown Jr., M.A. Brown, C.D. Steelman, and C.F. Rosenkrans
Pages 63-65
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Forages and Forage Management

Performance by yearling Katahdin ewes grazing tall fescue pastures using continuous or rotational grazing schemes—1 year summary
E. A. Backes, J. D. Caldwell, B. C. Shanks, M. J. Singer, M. D. Schulte, L. S. Wilbers, C. A. Clifford-Rathert, A. N. V. Stewart, A. K. Wurst, H. A. Swartz, D. L. Kreider, and M. L. Looper
Pages 66-67
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Replacing synthetic nitrogen with clovers or alfalfa in bermudagrass pastures for growing calves
Paul Beck, Thomas Hess, and Don Hubbell
Pages 68-70
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Digestibility by lambs offered alfalfa hay treated with a buffered propionic acid hay preservative and baled at different concentrations of moisture
K. Coffey, W. Coblentz, A. Young, M.G. Bertram, and R. Carter
Pages 71-73
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Diurnal variation in fecal concentrations of indigestible-acid detergent fiber, acid-detergent insoluble ash, and alkaline-peroxide lignin from cattle fed bermudagrass hays of varying quality
J. Kanani, D. Philipp, K. P. Coffey, E. B. Kegley, C. P. West, S. Gadberry, J. Jennings, A. N. Young, and R. Rhein
Pages 74-77
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In situ evaluation of internal markers for predicting digestibility and fecal output in cattle fed various bermudagrass hays
J. Kanani, D. Philipp, K.P. Coffey, E. B. Kegley, C. P. West, S. Gadberry, J. Jennings, A.N. Young, and R. Rhein
Pages 78-81
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Intake and digestibility, of bermudagrass hay by lactating beef cows offered corn or hominy feed as supplements
Z. Madzonga, A. Young, K. Coffey, D. Philipp and E. Kegley
Pages 82-84
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Ruminal fermentation of bermudagrass hay by lactating beef cows offered corn or hominy feed as supplements
Z. Madzonga, A. Young, K. Coffey, E. Kegley and D. Philipp
Pages 85-88
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Meats and Food Safety

Impact of lauric arginate alone or followed by other antimicrobials as decontamination interventions on ground beef instrumental color properties
P. N. Dias-Morse, F. W. Pohlman, J. A. McDaniel, R. D. Guidry, C. L. Coffman, and T. L. Devine
Pages 89-91
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Novel decontamination approaches for beef trimmings using lauric arginate to reduce O157:H7 and non-O157:H7 shiga toxin producing E. coli and Salmonella in ground beef
P. N. Dias-Morse, F. W. Pohlman, J. A. McDaniel, R. D. Guidry, C. L. Coffman, and T. L. Devine
Pages 92-94
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Effect of octanoic acid on color characteristics of ground beef applied using conventional and electrostatic spray
K. Kalpana, F. W. Pohlman, P. N. Dias Morse, D. Babu, S. C. Ricke, and P. G. Crandall
Pages 95-99
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Incorporation of lean finely textured beef improved select quality characteristics of ground beef patties
C. T. Moon, J. W. S. Yancey, J. K. Apple, J. J. Hollenbeck, T. M. Johnson and A. R. Winters
Pages 100-103
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Other Research

Impact of a whole yeast product on sow, litter, and nursery performance
B. Bass, V. Perez, H. Yang, D. Holzgraefe, J. Chewning, and C. Maxwell
Pages 104-115
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Demonstrations

300-Day Grazing Demonstration—Cattle Management Report Year Four
T. R. Troxel, J. A. Jennings, M. S. Gadberry, K. Simon, J.G. Powell, D. S. Hubbell, III and J.D. Tucker
Pages 116-117
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300-Day Grazing Demonstration—Year 4 Financial Report
T. R. Troxel, J. A. Jennings, M. S. Gadberry, K. Simon, J.G. Powell, D. S. Hubbell, III and J.D. Tucker
Pages 118-121
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