Dept. of Animal Sciences
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(2017-07-19)With the growing demands on agricultural production around the world, it is becoming increasingly important to figure out how to feed the growing population. For thousands of years we have been optimizing our agricultural ...
Creation and characterization of mice with a mutation disrupting binding of a transcriptional repressor of insulin-like growth factor 2 (2017-07-20)Insulin-like growth factor-2 (IGF2) is a key regulator of myogenesis as it promotes differentiation of myoblasts during embryonic and fetal development. A single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) identified in pigs in intron ...
Interaction of number of boar sperm and insemination timing on fertility following induced ovulation (2017-07-20)Variability in estrus and ovulation requires multiple inseminations during estrus to ensure one AI occurs close to ovulation. Induction of ovulation with a GnRH agonist after weaning improves synchrony of ovulation and ...
(2017-07-21)The objective of the first study was to evaluate the nutritional value of Glutenol™, a new coproduct of the ethanol industry. Glutenol™ was produced by Quality Technology International in a modified wet-milling plant using ...
Evaluation of two-stage weaning and trace mineral injection on receiving cattle growth, behavior, and health (2017-07-20)The objective was to evaluate effects of two-stage weaning and trace mineral injection on receiving cattle growth, behavior, and health. Two hundred ninety nine (163 heifers and 136 steers) Angus and Simmental × Angus ...