June 26, 2017

New issue of Translational Animal Science


A new issue of Translational Animal Science is now live! New Just Published content is now live as well, and a preview can be found below the Table of Contents preview in this post.

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C. F. Huang, H. H. Stein, L. Y. Zhang, Defa Li and C. H. Lai
Concentrations of minerals in pig feed ingredients commonly used in China
Translational Animal Science 2017 1:126-136

N. McHugh, T. Pabiou, K. McDermott, E. Wall and D. P. Berry
Impact of birth and rearing type, as well as inaccuracy of recording, on pre-weaning lamb phenotypic and genetic merit for live weight
Translational Animal Science 2017 1:137-145

X. Lang, C. Wang, P. J. Wu and D. P. Casper
Developmental changes in fatty acid-binding protein (H-FABP) mRNA expression and intramuscular fat (IMF) content in Oula sheep
Translational Animal Science 2017 1:146-153

C. Farmer, J.-P. Martineau, S. Méthot and D. Bussières
Comparative study on the relations between backfat thickness in late-pregnant gilts, mammary development and piglet growth
Translational Animal Science 2017 1:154-159

K. J. McLean, M. S. Crouse, M. R. Crosswhite, N. Negrin Pereira, C. R. Dahlen, P. P. Borowicz, L. P. Reynolds, A. K. Ward, B. W. Neville and J. S. Caton
Impacts of maternal nutrition on uterine and placental vascularity and mRNA expression of angiogenic factors during the establishment of pregnancy in beef heifers
Translational Animal Science 2017 1:160-167

C. J. Long, L. B. Kondratovich, M. F. Westphalen, H. H. Stein and T. L. Felix
Effects of exogenous phytase supplementation on phosphorus metabolism and digestibility of beef cattle
Translational Animal Science 2017 1:168-178

E. G. Taylor, P. J. Gunn, L. A. Horstman, R. L. Atkinson, K. Herron, K. D. Johnson and R. P. Lemenager
Evaluation of forage soybean, with and without pearl millet, as an alternative for beef replacement heifers
Translational Animal Science 2017 1:179-185

E. Barba-Vidal, V. F. B. Roll, L. Castillejos, A. A. Guerra-Ordaz, X. Manteca, J. J. Mallo and S. M. Martín-Orúe
Response to a Salmonella Typhimurium challenge in piglets supplemented with protected sodium butyrate or Bacillus licheniformis : effects on performance, intestinal health and behavior 1,2
Translational Animal Science 2017 1:186-200

J. A. Carroll, T. B. Schmidt, T. R. Callaway, J. G. Wilson and J. R. Donaldson
Use of a novel oleaginous microorganism as a potential source of lipids for weanling pigs
Translational Animal Science 2017 1:201-207

M. Falls, D. Meysing, S. Lonkar, C. Liang, M. N. Karim, G. Carstens, L. O. Tedeschi and M. T. Holtzapple
Development of highly digestible animal feed from lignocellulosic biomass Part 1: Oxidative lime pretreatment (OLP) and ball milling of forage sorghum
Translational Animal Science 2017 1:208-214

M. Falls, D. Meysing, C. Liang, M. N. Karim, G. Carstens, L. O. Tedeschi and M. T. Holtzapple
Development of highly digestible animal feed from lignocellulosic biomass Part 2: Oxidative lime pretreatment (OLP) and shock treatment of corn stover
Translational Animal Science 2017 1:215-220

S. Acharya, J. P. Pretz, I. Yoon, M. F. Scott and D. P. Casper
Effects of Saccharomyces cerevisiae fermentation products on the lactational performance of mid-lactation dairy cows
Translational Animal Science 2017 1:221-228

L. C. Eastwood, C. A. Boykin, M. K. Harris, A. N. Arnold, D. S. Hale, C. R. Kerth, D. B. Griffin, J. W. Savell, K. E. Belk, D. R. Woerner, J. D. Hasty, R. J. Delmore Jr., J. N. Martin, T. E. Lawrence, T. J. McEvers, D. L. VanOverbeke, G. G. Mafi, M. M. Pfeiffer, T. B. Schmidt, R. J. Maddock, D. D. Johnson, C. C. Carr, J. M. Scheffler, T. D. Pringle and A. M. Stelzleni
National Beef Quality Audit-2016: Transportation, mobility, and harvest-floor assessments of targeted characteristics that affect quality and value of cattle, carcasses, and by-products
Translational Animal Science 2017 1:229-238

New Just Published content in TAS

There are two articles recently published in Just Published, or you may access the entire list of Just Published articles.

Endogenous retroviral gene elements ( syncytin-Rum1 and BERV-K1 ), interferon- τ , and pregnancy associated glycoprotein-1 are differentially expressed in maternal and fetal tissues during the first 50 days of gestation in beef heifers. K. J. McLean, M. S. Crouse, M. R. Crosswhite, D. N. Black, C. R. Dahlen, P. P. Borowicz, L. P. Reynolds, A. K. Ward, B. W. Neville and J. S. Caton.

We hypothesized that the endogenous retroviruses [ERV: syncytin-Rum1 and (BERV-K1)], and pregnancy hormones [interferon-τ (IFN-τ), and pregnancy associated glycoprotein-1 (PAG-1)] would be differentially expressed whereas progesterone and insulin concentrations in maternal blood would remain steady during early gestation. To test this hypothesis Angus crossbred heifers (n = 46; ∼15 mo of age; BW = 363 ± 35 kg) were fed native grass hay, supplemented with cracked corn to gain 0.3 kg/d, and given ad libi! tum access to water. All heifers were subjected to a 5-d CO-Synch + CIDR estrous synchronization protocol and AI (breeding = d 0). Ovariohysterectomies were performed on d 16, 22, 28, 34, 40, and 50 of gestation and at d 16 of the estrous cycle for non-pregnant (NP) controls. (continued)


Published: June 22, 2017

A systematic review and meta-analysis of tenderness metrics in control groups used in comparative nutrition experiments. M. J. Powell, C. Yuan, R. S. Dzikamunhenga, R. Tarté, E. Huff-Lonergan, S. M. Lonergan and A. M. O’Connor.

This review reports the pork quality attributes, Warner-Bratzler Shear Force, Slice Shear Force, Star Probe, pH, marbling, color (Minolta L*/L or Hunter L*/L), and sensory tenderness evaluation, in control groups used in comparative nutrition experiments over the past 20 yr. The original aim of this study was to evaluate if changes in pork quality based on the above metrics occurred over time. To address this question, it was anticipated that data may come from 3 sources with decreasing relevance: representative retail pork surveys, representative post-harvest carcass surveys, and control groups from comparative nutrition experiments. To identify the study population, a review of studies reported in Centre for Agricultural Biosciences International Abstracts (Web of Knowledge; 1994–2014) was conducted. (continued)


Published: June 22, 2017

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