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Volume 94 Issue 11, November 2016



  • ANIMAL GENETICS up

    • N. F. Crawford, M. G. Thomas, T. N. Holt, S. E. Speidel and R. M. Enns
      Heritabilities and genetic correlations of pulmonary arterial pressure and performance traits in Angus cattle at high altitude
      doi:10.2527/jas.2016-0703
      Journal of Animal Science 2016 94:4483-4490
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    • M. A. Cronin and V. L. R. Leesburg
      Genetic variation and differentiation in parent-descendant cattle and bison populations
      doi:10.2527/jas.2016-0476
      Journal of Animal Science 2016 94:4491-4497
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    • L. Alfonso
      Technical note: An approach to derive breeding goals from the preferences of decision makers
      doi:10.2527/jas.2016-0685
      Journal of Animal Science 2016 94:4498-4506
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    • A. S. Young and B. W. Kirkpatrick
      Frequency of leukochimerism in Holstein and Jersey twinsets
      doi:10.2527/jas.2016-0623
      Journal of Animal Science 2016 94:4507-4515
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    • D. M. Thekkoot, R. A. Kemp, M. F. Rothschild, G. S. Plastow and J. C. M. Dekkers
      Estimation of genetic parameters for traits associated with reproduction, lactation, and efficiency in sows
      doi:10.2527/jas.2015-0255
      Journal of Animal Science 2016 94:4516-4529
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    • K. Meyer
      Technical note: A successive over-relaxation preconditioner to solve mixed model equations for genetic evaluation
      doi:10.2527/jas.2016-0665
      Journal of Animal Science 2016 94:4530-4535
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    • E. Juszczuk-Kubiak, K. Bujko, M. Grześ, M. Cymer, K. Wicińska, A. Szostak and M. Pierzchała
      Study of bovine Mef2B gene: the temporal-spatial expression patterns, polymorphism and association analysis with meat production traits
      doi:10.2527/jas.2016-0741
      Journal of Animal Science 2016 94:4536-4548
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    • M. Gertz, C. Edel, I. Ruß, J. Dodenhoff, K.-U. Götz and G. Thaller
      Genomic selection in the German Landrace population of the Bavarian herdbook
      doi:10.2527/jas.2016-0581
      Journal of Animal Science 2016 94:4549-4557
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    • D. C. Purfield, M. McClure and D. P. Berry
      Justification for setting the individual animal genotype call rate threshold at eighty-five percent
      doi:10.2527/jas.2016-0802
      Journal of Animal Science 2016 94:4558-4569
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    • F. J. Jahuey-Martínez, G. M. Parra-Bracamonte, A. M. Sifuentes-Rincón, J. C. Martínez-González, C. Gondro, C. A. García-Pérez and L. A. López-Bustamante
      Genomewide association analysis of growth traits in Charolais beef cattle
      doi:10.2527/jas.2016-0359
      Journal of Animal Science 2016 94:4570-4582
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  • ANIMAL PHYSIOLOGY up

    • C. Amdi, M. V. Klarlund, J. Hales, T. Thymann and C. F. Hansen
      Intrauterine growth-restricted piglets have similar gastric emptying rates but lower rectal temperatures and altered blood values when compared with normal-weight piglets at birth
      doi:10.2527/jas.2016-0639
      Journal of Animal Science 2016 94:4583-4590
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    • S. K. Kvidera, E. A. Horst, M. Abuajamieh, E. J. Mayorga, M. V. Sanz Fernandez and L. H. Baumgard
      Technical note: A procedure to estimate glucose requirements of an activated immune system in steers
      doi:10.2527/jas.2016-0765
      Journal of Animal Science 2016 94:4591-4599
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    • Y. Suzuki, S. Haga, M. Nakano, H. Ishizaki, M. Nakano, S. Song, K. Katoh and S. Roh
      Postweaning changes in the expression of chemerin and its receptors in calves are associated with the modification of glucose metabolism
      doi:10.2527/jas.2016-0677
      Journal of Animal Science 2016 94:4600-4610
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    • W. Markiewicz and J. J. Jaroszewski
      β 2 – and β 3 –adrenergic receptors stimulation relaxes porcine myometrium in the peri-implantation period
      doi:10.2527/jas.2016-0577
      Journal of Animal Science 2016 94:4611-4618
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    • V. C. Kennedy, B. R. Mordhorst, J. J. Gaspers, M. L. Bauer, K. C. Swanson, C. O. Lemley and K. A. Vonnahme
      Supplementation of corn dried distillers’ grains plus solubles to gestating beef cows fed low-quality forage: II. Impacts on uterine blood flow, circulating estradiol-17β and progesterone, and hepatic steroid metabolizing enzyme activity
      doi:10.2527/jas.2016-0400
      Journal of Animal Science 2016 94:4619-4628
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  • ANIMAL NUTRITION up

    • J. R. Flohr, J. C. Woodworth, J. R. Bergstrom, M. D. Tokach, S. S. Dritz, R. D. Goodband and J. M. DeRouchey
      Evaluating the impact of maternal vitamin D supplementation: I. Sow performance, serum vitamin metabolites, and neonatal muscle characteristics
      doi:10.2527/jas.2016-0409
      Journal of Animal Science 2016 94:4629-4642
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    • J. R. Flohr, J. C. Woodworth, J. R. Bergstrom, M. D. Tokach, S. S. Dritz, R. D. Goodband and J. M. DeRouchey
      Evaluating the impact of maternal vitamin D supplementation on sow performance: II. Subsequent growth performance and carcass characteristics of growing pigs
      doi:10.2527/jas.2016-0410
      Journal of Animal Science 2016 94:4643-4653
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    • L. Huber, C. F. M. de Lange, C. W. Ernst, U. Krogh and N. L. Trottier
      Impact of improving dietary amino acid balance for lactating sows on efficiency of dietary amino acid utilization and transcript abundance of genes encoding lysine transporters in mammary tissue
      doi:10.2527/jas.2016-0697
      Journal of Animal Science 2016 94:4654-4665
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    • C. Wang, J. L. Li, H. K. Wei, Y. F. Zhou, J. J. Tan, H. Q. Sun, S. W. Jiang and J. Peng
      Effects of feeding regimen on weight gain, semen characteristics, libido, and lameness in 170- to 250-kilogram Duroc boars
      doi:10.2527/jas.2016-0803
      Journal of Animal Science 2016 94:4666-4676
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    • M. H. A. Le, S. Galle, Y. Yang, J. L. Landero, E. Beltranena, M. G. Gänzle and R. T. Zijlstra
      Effects of feeding fermented wheat with Lactobacillus reuteri on gut morphology, intestinal fermentation, nutrient digestibility, and growth performance in weaned pigs
      doi:10.2527/jas.2016-0693
      Journal of Animal Science 2016 94:4677-4687
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    • T. A. Kellner, L. H. Baumgard, K. J. Prusa, N. K. Gabler and J. F. Patience
      Does heat stress alter the pig’s response to dietary fat?
      doi:10.2527/jas.2016-0756
      Journal of Animal Science 2016 94:4688-4703
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    • Y. van der Meer, A. Lammers, A. J. M. Jansman, M. M. J. A. Rijnen, W. H. Hendriks and W. J. J. Gerrits
      Performance of pigs kept under different sanitary conditions affected by protein intake and amino acid supplementation
      doi:10.2527/jas.2016-0787
      Journal of Animal Science 2016 94:4704-4719
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    • B. R. Correia, G. G. P. de Carvalho, R. L. Oliveira, A. J. V. Pires, O. L. Ribeiro, R. R. Silva, A. G. Leão and P. A. Oliveira
      Intake, digestibility, performance, and nitrogen metabolism of feedlot-finished young bulls ( Bos indicus ) fed diets containing peanut cake
      doi:10.2527/jas.2015-0166
      Journal of Animal Science 2016 94:4720-4727
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    • E. San Vito, J. F. Lage, J. D. Messana, E. E. Dallantonia, R. T. S. Frighetto, R. A. Reis, A. J. Neto and T. T. Berchielli
      Performance and methane emissions of grazing Nellore bulls supplemented with crude glycerin
      doi:10.2527/jas.2016-0530
      Journal of Animal Science 2016 94:4728-4737
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    • M. S. Crouse, K. J. McLean, M. R. Crosswhite, L. P. Reynolds, C. R. Dahlen, B. W. Neville, P. P. Borowicz and J. S. Caton
      Nutrient transporters in bovine uteroplacental tissues on days sixteen to fifty of gestation
      doi:10.2527/jas.2016-0857
      Journal of Animal Science 2016 94:4738-4747
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    • C. J. Cassady, T. L. Felix, J. E. Beever and D. W. Shike
      Effects of timing and duration of test period and diet type on intake and feed efficiency of Charolais-sired cattle
      doi:10.2527/jas.2016-0633
      Journal of Animal Science 2016 94:4748-4758
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    • W. W. Gentry, C. P. Weiss, C. M. Meredith, F. T. McCollum, N. A. Cole and J. S. Jennings
      Effects of roughage inclusion and particle size on performance and rumination behavior of finishing beef steers
      doi:10.2527/jas.2016-0734
      Journal of Animal Science 2016 94:4759-4770
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    • B. Wang, F.-Q. Zhao, B.-X. Zhang and J.-X. Liu
      An insufficient glucose supply causes reduced lactose synthesis in lactating dairy cows fed rice straw instead of alfalfa hay
      doi:10.2527/jas.2016-0603
      Journal of Animal Science 2016 94:4771-4780
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  • ANIMAL PRODUCTION up

    • J. A. De Jong, J. M. DeRouchey, M. D. Tokach, S. S. Dritz, R. D. Goodband, J. C. Woodworth and M. W. Allerson
      Evaluating pellet and meal feeding regimens on finishing pig performance, stomach morphology, and carcass characteristics
      doi:10.2527/jas.2016-0461
      Journal of Animal Science 2016 94:4781-4788
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    • B. O. Fragomeni, D. A. L. Lourenco, S. Tsuruta, S. Andonov, K. Gray, Y. Huang and I. Misztal
      Modeling response to heat stress in pigs from nucleus and commercial farms in different locations in the United States
      doi:10.2527/jas.2016-0536
      Journal of Animal Science 2016 94:4789-4798
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    • L. Carlos-Valdez, B. K. Wilson, L. O. Burciaga-Robles, D. L. Step, B. P. Holland, C. J. Richards, M. A. Montelongo, A. W. Confer, R. W. Fulton and C. R. Krehbiel
      Effect of timing of Mannheimia haemolytica challenge following short-term natural exposure to bovine viral diarrhea virus type 1b on animal performance and immune response in beef steers
      doi:10.2527/jas.2016-0712
      Journal of Animal Science 2016 94:4799-4808
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    • P. H. Hemsworth, R.S. Morrison, A. J. Tilbrook, K. L. Butler, M. Rice and S. J. Moeller
      Effects of varying floor space on aggressive behavior and cortisol concentrations in group-housed sows
      doi:10.2527/jas.2016-0583
      Journal of Animal Science 2016 94:4809-4818
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    • K. A. Bruno, E. S. Vanzant, K. A. Vanzant and K. R. McLeod
      Relationships of a novel objective chute score and exit velocity with growth performance of receiving cattle
      doi:10.2527/jas.2016-0438
      Journal of Animal Science 2016 94:4819-4831
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    • A. N. T. R. Monteiro, F. Garcia-Launay, L. Brossard, A. Wilfart and J.-Y. Dourmad
      Effect of feeding strategy on environmental impacts of pig fattening in different contexts of production: evaluation through life cycle assessment
      doi:10.2527/jas.2016-0529
      Journal of Animal Science 2016 94:4832-4847
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    • T. Read, S. Combes, T. Gidenne, N. Destombes, K. Bébin, E. Balmisse and L. Fortun-Lamothe
      Influence of feeding strategy and diet for reproductive rabbit does on intake, performances, and health of young and females before and after weaning
      doi:10.2527/jas.2016-0678
      Journal of Animal Science 2016 94:4848-4859
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    • M. E. Davis, P. A. Lancaster, J. J. Rutledge and L. V. Cundiff
      Life cycle efficiency of beef production: VIII. Relationship between residual feed intake of heifers and subsequent cow efficiency ratios
      doi:10.2527/jas.2016-0690
      Journal of Animal Science 2016 94:4860-4871
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    • A. Muniesa, A. L. Rey-Castaño, I. Ruiz-Zarzuela, M. Guarín, C. Iregui and I. de Blas
      Proposal of a production and management index (PMI) for tilapia farms
      doi:10.2527/jas.2016-0605
      Journal of Animal Science 2016 94:4872-4881
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    • R. M. Herd, J. I. Velazco, P. F. Arthur and R. F. Hegarty
      Associations among methane emission traits measured in the feedlot and in respiration chambers in Angus cattle bred to vary in feed efficiency
      doi:10.2527/jas.2016-0613
      Journal of Animal Science 2016 94:4882-4891
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    • R. S. Cipriano, R. F. Cooke, A. D. Rodrigues, L. G. T. Silva, D. W. Bohnert, R. S. Marques, J. L. M. Vasconcelos, A. V. Pires and R. L. A. Cerri
      Post–artificial insemination supplementation with calcium salts of soybean oil influences pregnancy establishment factors in Bos indicus beef cows
      doi:10.2527/jas.2016-0916
      Journal of Animal Science 2016 94:4892-4902
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  • ANIMAL PRODUCTS up

    • K. B. Wilson, M. F. Overholt, E. K. Hogan, C. Schwab, C. M. Shull, M. Ellis, N. S. Grohmann, A. C. Dilger and D. D. Boler
      Predicting pork loin chop yield using carcass and loin characteristics
      doi:10.2527/jas.2016-0610
      Journal of Animal Science 2016 94:4903-4910
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    • X. Yang, D. R. Woerner, J. D. Hasty, K. R. McCullough, I. Geornaras, J. N. Sofos and K. E. Belk
      An evaluation of the effectiveness of FreshCase technology to extend the storage life of whole muscle beef and ground beef
      doi:10.2527/jas.2016-0508
      Journal of Animal Science 2016 94:4911-4920
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    • X. Yang, D. R. Woerner, K. R. McCullough, J. D. Hasty, I. Geornaras, G. C. Smith, J. N. Sofos and K. E. Belk
      An evaluation of the effectiveness of FreshCase technology to extend the storage life of whole-muscle pork and ground pork sausage
      doi:10.2527/jas.2016-0509
      Journal of Animal Science 2016 94:4921-4929
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    • A. K. Wilfong, K. V. McKillip, J. M. Gonzalez, T. A. Houser, J. A. Unruh, E. A. E. Boyle and T. G. O’Quinn
      The effect of branding on consumer palatability ratings of beef strip loin steaks
      doi:10.2527/jas.2016-0893
      Journal of Animal Science 2016 94:4930-4942
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    • A. K. Wilfong, K. V. McKillip, J. M. Gonzalez, T. A. Houser, J. A. Unruh, E. A. E. Boyle and T. G. O’Quinn
      Determination of the effect of brand and product identification on consumer palatability ratings of ground beef patties
      doi:10.2527/jas.2016-0894
      Journal of Animal Science 2016 94:4943-4958
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  • SPECIAL TOPICS up

    • B. J. White, R. L. Larson and M. E. Theurer
      Interpreting statistics from published research to answer clinical and management questions
      doi:10.2527/jas.2016-0706
      Journal of Animal Science 2016 94:4959-4971
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  • ANNOUNCEMENTS AND SOCIETY BUSINESS up


    • News and Notes
      doi:10.2134/jas2016.94114972x
      Journal of Animal Science 2016 94:4972-4972
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    • Placement
      doi:10.2134/jas2016.94114973x
      Journal of Animal Science 2016 94:4973-4684
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