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Volume 92 Issue 10, October 2014



  • INVITED REVIEW up

    • A. L. Van Eenennaam and A. E. Young
      Prevalence and impacts of genetically engineered feedstuffs on livestock populations
      doi:10.2527/jas.2014-8124
      Journal of Animal Science 2014 92:4255-4278
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  • ANIMAL GENETICS up

    • K. Jäderkvist, L. S. Andersson, A. M. Johansson, T. Árnason, S. Mikko, S. Eriksson, L. Andersson and G. Lindgren
      The DMRT3 ‘Gait keeper’ mutation affects performance of Nordic and Standardbred trotters
      doi:10.2527/jas.2014-7803
      Journal of Animal Science 2014 92:4279-4286
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    • L. Drouilhet, B. Basso, M.-D. Bernadet, A. Cornuez, L. Bodin, I. David and C. Marie-Etancelin
      Improving residual feed intake of mule progeny of Muscovy ducks: Genetic parameters and responses to selection with emphasis on carcass composition and fatty liver quality
      doi:10.2527/jas.2014-8064
      Journal of Animal Science 2014 92:4287-4296
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    • Brad J. Argue, Daryl L. Kuhlers, Zhanjiang Liu and Rex A. Dunham
      Growth of channel catfish ( Ictalurus punctatus ), blue catfish ( I. furcatus ), and their F 1 , F 2 , F 3 , and F 1 reciprocal backcross hybrids in earthen ponds
      doi:10.2527/jas.2013-7549
      Journal of Animal Science 2014 92:4297-4305
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    • M. Piles, M. Baselga and J. P. Sánchez
      Expected responses to different strategies of selection to increase heat tolerance assessed by changes in litter size in rabbit
      doi:10.2527/jas.2014-7616
      Journal of Animal Science 2014 92:4306-4312
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    • M. Dufrasne, P. Faux, M. Piedboeuf, J. Wavreille and N. Gengler
      Estimation of dominance variance for live body weight in a crossbred population of pigs
      doi:10.2527/jas.2014-7833
      Journal of Animal Science 2014 92:4313-4318
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    • N. Duijvesteijn, E. F. Knol and P. Bijma
      Boar taint in entire male pigs: A genomewide association study for direct and indirect genetic effects on androstenone
      doi:10.2527/jas.2014-7863
      Journal of Animal Science 2014 92:4319-4328
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    • S. Allais, H. Levéziel, J. F. Hocquette, S. Rousset, C. Denoyelle, L. Journaux and G. Renand
      Fine mapping of quantitative trait loci underlying sensory meat quality traits in three French beef cattle breeds
      doi:10.2527/jas.2014-7868
      Journal of Animal Science 2014 92:4329-4341
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    • A. Vallée, J. A. M. van Arendonk and H. Bovenhuis
      Accuracy of genomic prediction when combining two related crossbred populations
      doi:10.2527/jas.2014-8109
      Journal of Animal Science 2014 92:4342-4348
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    • D. L. Robinson, J. P. Goopy, R. S. Hegarty, V. H. Oddy, A. N. Thompson, A. F. Toovey, C. A. Macleay, J. R. Briegal, R. T. Woodgate, A. J. Donaldson and P. E. Vercoe
      Genetic and environmental variation in methane emissions of sheep at pasture
      doi:10.2527/jas.2014-8042
      Journal of Animal Science 2014 92:4349-4363
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    • J. J. Cañas-Álvarez, A. Gónzalez-Rodríguez, D. Martín-Collado, C. Avilés, J. Altarriba, J. A. Baro, L. F. De la Fuente, C. Díaz, A. Molina, L. Varona and J. Piedrafita
      Monitoring changes in the demographic and genealogical structure of the main Spanish local beef breeds
      doi:10.2527/jas.2013-7420
      Journal of Animal Science 2014 92:4364-4374
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    • B. Auvray, J. C. McEwan, S.-A. N. Newman, M. Lee and K. G. Dodds
      Genomic prediction of breeding values in the New Zealand sheep industry using a 50K SNP chip
      doi:10.2527/jas.2014-7801
      Journal of Animal Science 2014 92:4375-4389
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  • ANIMAL PHYSIOLOGY up

    • L. M. Wittish, A. P. McElroy, A. F. Harper and M. J. Estienne
      Performance and physiology of pigs administered spray-dried plasma protein during the late suckling period and transported after weaning
      doi:10.2527/jas.2014-7738
      Journal of Animal Science 2014 92:4390-4399
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    • Y. D. Jang, Y. L. Ma and M. D. Lindemann
      Intrauterine position affects fetal weight and crown-rump length throughout gestation
      doi:10.2527/jas.2014-7762
      Journal of Animal Science 2014 92:4400-4406
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    • N. Horn, F. Ruch, G. Miller, K. M. Ajuwon and O. Adeola
      Impact of acute water and feed deprivation events on growth performance, intestinal characteristics, and serum stress markers in weaned pigs
      doi:10.2527/jas.2014-7673
      Journal of Animal Science 2014 92:4407-4416
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    • C. W. Forsberg, R. G. Meidinger, A. Ajakaiye, D. Murray, M. Z. Fan, I. B. Mandell and J. P. Phillips
      Comparative carcass and tissue nutrient composition of transgenic Yorkshire pigs expressing phytase in the saliva and conventional Yorkshire pigs
      doi:10.2527/jas.2014-7780
      Journal of Animal Science 2014 92:4417-4439
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    • A. N. Faucette, V. A. Maher, M. A. Gutierrez, J. M. Jucker, D. C. Yates, T. H. Welsh Jr, M. Amstalden, G. R. Newton, L. C. Nuti, D. W. Forrest and N. H. Ing
      Temporal changes in histomorphology and gene expression in goat testes during postnatal development
      doi:10.2527/jas.2014-7903
      Journal of Animal Science 2014 92:4440-4448
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    • E. C. Wright, B. H. Boehmer, M. J. Cooper-Prado, C. L. Bailey and R. P. Wettemann
      Effect of elevated ambient temperature at parturition on duration of gestation, ruminal temperature, and endocrine function of fall-calving beef cows
      doi:10.2527/jas.2014-8055
      Journal of Animal Science 2014 92:4449-4456
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  • ANIMAL NUTRITION up

    • D. J. Franco, J. K. Josephson, S. Moehn, P. B. Pencharz and R. O. Ball
      Tryptophan requirement of pregnant sows
      doi:10.2527/jas.2013-7023
      Journal of Animal Science 2014 92:4457-4465
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    • Y. Liu, M. Song, T. Maison and H. H. Stein
      Effects of protein concentration and heat treatment on concentration of digestible and metabolizable energy and on amino acid digestibility in four sources of canola meal fed to growing pigs
      doi:10.2527/jas.2013-7433
      Journal of Animal Science 2014 92:4466-4477
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    • K. R. Kerr, K. L. Kappen, L. M. Garner, P. L. Utterback, C. M. Parsons and K. S. Swanson
      Commercially available avian and mammalian whole prey diet items targeted for consumption by managed exotic and domestic pet felines: True metabolizable energy and amino acid digestibility using the precision-fed cecectomized rooster assay
      doi:10.2527/jas.2013-7246
      Journal of Animal Science 2014 92:4478-4485
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    • B. G. Kim, D. Y. Kil, D. C. Mahan, G. M. Hill and H. H. Stein
      Effects of dietary sulfur and distillers dried grains with solubles on carcass characteristics, loin quality, and tissue concentrations of sulfur, selenium, and copper in growing–finishing pigs
      doi:10.2527/jas.2013-6323
      Journal of Animal Science 2014 92:4486-4493
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    • H. Tran, J. W. Bundy, Y. S. Li, E. E. Carney-Hinkle, P. S. Miller and T. E. Burkey
      Effects of spray-dried porcine plasma on growth performance, immune response, total antioxidant capacity, and gut morphology of nursery pigs
      doi:10.2527/jas.2014-7620
      Journal of Animal Science 2014 92:4494-4504
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    • N. A. Gutierrez, N. V. L. Serão, B. J. Kerr, R. T. Zijlstra and J. F. Patience
      Relationships among dietary fiber components and the digestibility of energy, dietary fiber, and amino acids and energy content of nine corn coproducts fed to growing pigs
      doi:10.2527/jas.2013-7265
      Journal of Animal Science 2014 92:4505-4517
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    • H. Tran, J. W. Bundy, E. E. Hinkle, J. Walter, T. E. Burkey and P. S. Miller
      Effects of a yeast-dried milk product in creep and phase-1 nursery diets on growth performance, circulating immunoglobulin A, and fecal microbiota of nursing and nursery pigs
      doi:10.2527/jas.2014-7574
      Journal of Animal Science 2014 92:4518-4530
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    • L. F. Wang, M. L. Swift and R. T. Zijlstra
      A noncalibration spectroscopic method to estimate ether extract and fatty acid digestibility of feed and its validation with flaxseed and field pea in pigs
      doi:10.2527/jas.2013-7210
      Journal of Animal Science 2014 92:4531-4539
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    • F. N. Almeida, R. C. Sulabo and H. H. Stein
      Amino acid digestibility and concentration of digestible and metabolizable energy in a threonine biomass product fed to weanling pigs
      doi:10.2527/jas.2013-6635
      Journal of Animal Science 2014 92:4540-4546
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    • N. W. Shelton, S. S. Dritz, J. L. Nelssen, M. D. Tokach, R. D. Goodband, J. M. DeRouchey, H. Yang, D. A. Hill, D. Holzgraefe, D. H. Hall and D. C. Mahan
      Effects of dietary vitamin E concentration and source on sow, milk, and pig concentrations of α-tocopherol
      doi:10.2527/jas.2014-7311
      Journal of Animal Science 2014 92:4547-4556
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    • Y. Liu, M. Song, F. N. Almeida, S. L. Tilton, M. J. Cecava and H. H. Stein
      Energy concentration and amino acid digestibility in corn and corn coproducts from the wet-milling industry fed to growing pigs
      doi:10.2527/jas.2014-6747
      Journal of Animal Science 2014 92:4557-4565
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    • Y. D. Jang, M. D. Lindemann, J. H. Agudelo-Trujillo, C. S. Escobar, B. J. Kerr, N. Inocencio and G. L. Cromwell
      Comparison of direct and indirect estimates of apparent total tract digestibility in swine with effort to reduce variation by pooling of multiple day fecal samples
      doi:10.2527/jas.2013-6570
      Journal of Animal Science 2014 92:4566-4576
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    • S. L. Douglas, S. A. Edwards and I. Kyriazakis
      Too late to catch up: A high nutrient specification diet in the grower phase does not improve the performance of low birth weight pigs
      doi:10.2527/jas.2014-7793
      Journal of Animal Science 2014 92:4577-4584
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    • A. B. Graham, R. D. Goodband, M. D. Tokach, S. S. Dritz, J. M. DeRouchey and S. Nitikanchana
      The interactive effects of high-fat, high-fiber diets and ractopamine HCl on finishing pig growth performance, carcass characteristics, and carcass fat quality
      doi:10.2527/jas.2013-7434
      Journal of Animal Science 2014 92:4585-4597
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    • G. F. E. Pacheco, C. S. Marcolla, G. S. Machado, A. M. Kessler and L. Trevizan
      Effect of full-fat rice bran on palatability and digestibility of diets supplemented with enzymes in adult dogs
      doi:10.2527/jas.2013-7137
      Journal of Animal Science 2014 92:4598-4606
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    • C. I. O’Connor-Robison, J. D. Spencer and M. W. Orth
      The impact of dietary long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids on bone and cartilage in gilts and sows
      doi:10.2527/jas.2013-7028
      Journal of Animal Science 2014 92:4607-4615
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    • C. Fitzsimons, D. A. Kenny, S. M. Waters, B. Earley and M. McGee
      Effects of phenotypic residual feed intake on response to a glucose tolerance test and gene expression in the insulin signaling pathway in longissimus dorsi in beef cattle
      doi:10.2527/jas.2014-7699
      Journal of Animal Science 2014 92:4616-4631
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    • E. Detmann, M. P. Gionbelli and P. Huhtanen
      A meta-analytical evaluation of the regulation of voluntary intake in cattle fed tropical forage-based diets
      doi:10.2527/jas.2014-7717
      Journal of Animal Science 2014 92:4632-4641
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    • M. L. Drewery, J. E. Sawyer, W. E. Pinchak and T. A. Wickersham
      Effect of increasing amounts of postextraction algal residue on straw utilization in steers
      doi:10.2527/jas.2014-7795
      Journal of Animal Science 2014 92:4642-4649
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    • R. Mohammed, M. Hünerberg, T. A. McAllister and K. A. Beauchemin
      Characterization of ruminal temperature and its relationship with ruminal pH in beef heifers fed growing and finishing diets
      doi:10.2527/jas.2014-7859
      Journal of Animal Science 2014 92:4650-4660
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    • A. R. Schroeder, M. J. Duckworth, D. W. Shike, J. P. Schoonmaker and T. L. Felix
      Effects of calcium oxide treatment of dry and modified wet corn distillers grains plus solubles on growth performance, carcass characteristics, and apparent digestibility of feedlot steers
      doi:10.2527/jas.2014-7893
      Journal of Animal Science 2014 92:4661-4668
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    • R. L. Dong, G. Y. Zhao, L. L. Chai and K. A. Beauchemin
      Prediction of urinary and fecal nitrogen excretion by beef cattle
      doi:10.2527/jas.2014-8000
      Journal of Animal Science 2014 92:4669-4681
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    • A. Romero-Perez, E. K. Okine, S. M. McGinn, L. L. Guan, M. Oba, S. M. Duval, M. Kindermann and K. A. Beauchemin
      The potential of 3-nitrooxypropanol to lower enteric methane emissions from beef cattle
      doi:10.2527/jas.2014-7573
      Journal of Animal Science 2014 92:4682-4693
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  • ANIMAL PRODUCTION up

    • L. Pérez-Torres, A. Orihuela, M. Corro, I. Rubio, A. Cohen and C.S. Galina
      Maternal protective behavior of zebu type cattle ( Bos indicus ) and its association with temperament
      doi:10.2527/jas.2013-7394
      Journal of Animal Science 2014 92:4694-4700
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    • L. K. Kroll, D. L. Grooms, J. M. Siegford, J. P. Schweihofer, C. L. Daigle, K. Metz and M. Ladoni
      Effects of tail docking on behavior of confined feedlot cattle
      doi:10.2527/jas.2014-7583
      Journal of Animal Science 2014 92:4701-4710
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    • C. D. Reinhardt and J. J. Wagner
      High-dose anabolic implants are not all the same for growth and carcass traits of feedlot steers: A meta-analysis
      doi:10.2527/jas.2014-7572
      Journal of Animal Science 2014 92:4711-4718
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    • B. M. Bohrer, W. L. Flowers, J. M. Kyle, S. S. Johnson, V. L. King, J. L. Spruill, D. P. Thompson, A. L. Schroeder and D. D. Boler
      Effect of gonadotropin releasing factor suppression with an immunological on growth performance, estrus activity, carcass characteristics, and meat quality of market gilts
      doi:10.2527/jas.2014-7756
      Journal of Animal Science 2014 92:4719-4724
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    • C. L. Puls, M. Ellis, F. K. McKeith, A. M. Gaines and A. L. Schroeder
      Effects of ractopamine on growth performance and carcass characteristics of immunologically and physically castrated barrows and gilts
      doi:10.2527/jas.2014-7882
      Journal of Animal Science 2014 92:4725-4732
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    • M. C. Stockton, R. K. Wilson, D. M. Feuz, L. A. Stalker and R. N. Funston
      Bioeconomic factors of beef heifer maturity to consider when establishing criteria to optimally select and/or retain herd replacements
      doi:10.2527/jas.2014-8010
      Journal of Animal Science 2014 92:4733-4740
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    • S. L. Douglas, I. Wellock, S. A. Edwards and I. Kyriazakis
      High specification starter diets improve the performance of low birth weight pigs to 10 weeks of age
      doi:10.2527/jas.2014-7625
      Journal of Animal Science 2014 92:4741-4750
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    • C. D. Reinhardt, C. I. Vahl, B. E. Depenbusch, J. P. Hutcheson and D. U. Thomson
      Feeding zilpaterol hydrochloride is associated with decreased dry matter intake shortly after initiation of feeding dependent on season and previous intake
      doi:10.2527/jas.2014-7562
      Journal of Animal Science 2014 92:4751-4760
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  • ANIMAL PRODUCTS up

    • G. D. Cruz, Y. Wang and J. G. Fadel
      Technical note: Alternatives to reduce adipose tissue sampling bias
      doi:10.2527/jas.2014-8180
      Journal of Animal Science 2014 92:4761-4766
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    • S. K. Duckett, C. Fernandez Rosso, G. Volpi Lagreca, M. C. Miller, J. P. S. Neel, R. M. Lewis, W. S. Swecker and J. P. Fontenot
      Effect of frame size and time-on-pasture on steer performance, longissimus muscle fatty acid composition, and tenderness in a forage-finishing system
      doi:10.2527/jas.2014-7411
      Journal of Animal Science 2014 92:4767-4774
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  • SPECIAL TOPICS up

    • S. S. Lloyd, S. T. Dawkins and R. L. Dawkins
      A novel method of measuring the melting point of animal fats
      doi:10.2527/jas.2014-7981
      Journal of Animal Science 2014 92:4775-4778
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