January 26, 2020

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GRADUATE STUDENT COMPETITION - MS 3:00PM - 4:30PM

  • Ballroom 2
    Charles Rosenkrans, Jr., Ph.D. – University of Arkansas System
  • The effects of feeding lasalocid in combination with zeranol implants on performance and carcass traits in hair sheep
    Brittany A. Lippy – Oklahoma State University; Blake K. Wilson – Oklahoma State University; Jerry Fitch – Oklahoma State University; Gretchen G. Mafi – Oklahoma State University; Justin Crosswhite – Oklahoma State University
  • Evaluation of extended release eprinomectin efficacy on multiparous beef cow performance
    Laine Zammit – University of Arkansas; Jermey G. Powell – University of Arkansas; Reagan N. Cauble – University of Arkansas; Toby D. Lester – University of Arkansas; Callan Lichtenwalter – University of Arkansas; Ellen Herring – University of Arkansas; Clay McGuire – University of Arkansas; Autumn T. Pickett – University of Arkansas; Eva Wray – University of Arkansas; Christopher Tucker – University of Arkansas
  • The effect of number of cattle per pen on stocker cattle health and performance.
    Kirsten A. Midkiff – Mississippi State University; Brandi Karisch – Mississippi State University; Amelia Woolums – Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Health and Performance of Ewes in Woodland and Silvopasture Systems
    Nevershi Ellis – Tuskegee University; Uma Karki – Tuskegee University; Bidur Paneru – Tuskegee University; Lila B. Karki, n/a – Tuskegee University
  • Utilizing craft brewing side streams of trub, hops, and yeast mix (THYM) as a novel feed additive and an alternative to monensin in beef cattle diets
    Kendra P. Phipps – North Carolina State University; Deidre D. Harmon – North Carolina State University; Matt H. Poore – Department of Animal Science - North Carolina State University; Ethan Henderson – North Carolina Cooperative Extension; Robert Bryant – Warren Wilson College; Brock Ashburn – Highland Brewing Company; April Shaeffer – North Carolina State University; Johnny R. Rogers – North Carolina State University
  • The effects of energy and lasalocid supplementation on forage intake and energetics of cattle grazing wheat pasture
    Autumn T. Pickett – University of Arkansas; Elizabeth Kegley – University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Dept. of Animal Science; Paul A. Beck – Oklahoma State University; Stacey A. Gunter, PhD, PAS, ACAN – USDA ARS
  • Evaluation of feeding immunoglobulin-Y to Holstein feeder cattle for the control of liver abscesses & reduction of macrolide-resistant bacteria dissemination
    Miranda K. Stotz, n/a – Texas Tech University; Diego Casas Murillo – Texas Tech University; Darren D. Henry – Texas tech University; Whitney L. Crossland – Texas Tech University
  • Public perceptions of equine processing and welfare
    Kelly Melvin – University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture; Liesel G. Schneider, PhD – University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture; Jennie L. Ivey, PhD – University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture; Peter D. Krawczel, PhD – University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture
  • Effects of forage allowance and supplementation on performance of steers grazing wheat pasture.
    Kynzie McNeill – Oklahoma State University; Ryan R. Reuter, PhD – Oklahoma State University; Paul A. Beck – Oklahoma State University
  • Palatability of Olive Pomace in Mozambique Tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus)
    Ethan Krasue – Sam Houston State University; Benny J. Conn, III – Sam Houston State University; Stanley F. Kelley, Ph.D. – Sam Houston State University; Marcy M. Beverly, Ph.D. – Sam Houston State University; Mark Anderson – Sam Houston State University
  • The effect on ADG, DMI, and blood metabolites of weaned Katahdin lambs offered chelated mineral with Ascophyllum nodosum on a high forage diet
    Elizabeth Jolly – Sul Ross State University; Jamie A. Boyd, PhD – Sul Ross State University
  • Carcass Attributes and Performance of Poultry (Gallus gallus domesticus) fed Olive Pomace
    Benny J. Conn, III – Sam Houston State University; Payton Snokhous – Sam Houston State University; Ethan Carter – Sam Houston State University; Phil Urso – Texas Tech University; Jerrad F. Legako – Texas Tech University; Stanley F. Kelley, Ph.D. – Sam Houston State University; Marcy M. Beverly, Ph.D. – Sam Houston State University; Mark Anderson – Sam Houston State University
  • Comparing Natural Vegetation and Food Plot Preference against Supplemental Protein Pellets in Captive White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus) and Exotic Species
    Robert W. McQueen – Sam Houston State University; Marcy M. Beverly, Ph.D. – Sam Houston State University; Stanley F. Kelley, Ph.D. – Sam Houston State University; Mark Anderson – Sam Houston State University
  • Defining Grazing Recommendations for Alfalfa-Bermudagrass Mixtures in the Southeastern U.S.
    Kaylyn Groce – University of Georgia; Jennifer J. Tucker – University of Georgia; Katie Mason – Auburn University/Alabama Cooperative Extension System; Landon Marks – Auburn University; Mary K. Mullenix – Auburn University/Alabama Cooperative Extension System
  • Effects of acclimation on cattle response to humans while being handled.
    Corban H. Hemphill – Oklahoma State University; Ryan R. Reuter, PhD – Oklahoma State University; James P. Neel, PhD – GRL-ARS-USDA; Laura Goodman, PhD – Oklahoma State University
  • The effects of fly control strategies on fly abundance, fly avoidance behaviors, and performance in feedlot bulls and steers
    Courtney McNeff – Oklahoma State University; Justin Talley – Oklahoma State University; Colton A. Robison – Oklahoma State University; Blake K. Wilson – Oklahoma State University
  • Comparison of vaginal microbiome and concentrations of estradiol at artificial insemination in Brangus heifers
    Riley D. Messman, n/a – Department of Animal and Dairy Sciences, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS; Zully Contreras-Correa, MS – Department of Animal and Dairy Sciences, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS; Henry A. Paz, PhD – Mississippi State University; George Perry – South Dakota State University; Caleb O. Lemley, Ph.D. – Department of Animal and Dairy Sciences, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS

GRADUATE STUDENT COMPETITION - PHD 4:40PM - 5:25PM

  • Ballroom 2
    Charles Rosenkrans, Jr., Ph.D. – University of Arkansas System
  • Effects of an injectable zinc solution at weaning as an alternative castration method during the backgrounding period in beef bulls
    Reagan N. Cauble – University of Arkansas; Powell G. Powell – University of Arkansas; Elizabeth Kegley – University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Dept. of Animal Science; Shane Gadberry – University of Arkansas; Paul A. Beck – Oklahoma State University; Michael Sims – Oklahoma State University; Cody Shelton – University of Arkansas SWREC
  • Differential haptoglobin responsiveness to a Mannheimia haemolytica challenge altered immunologic, physiologic, and behavioral responses in beef steers
    Lauren Wottlin – Texas A&M University; Gordon E. Carstens – Texas A&M University; William Kayser – Texas A&M University; Thomas H. Welsh, Jr., Ph.D. – Texas A&M University; William Pinchak – Texas A&M University
  • Animal performance in grass monoculture or silvopasture systems using tree legumes
    Izabela Aline Gomes da Silva – Federal Rural University of Pernambuco; Jose Carlos Batista Dubeux Jr. – University of Florida - North Florida Research and Education Center; Alexandre C. Leão de MELLO – Federal Rural University of Pernambuco; Márcio Vieira da Cunha – Federal Rural University of Pernambuco; Mércia Ferreira dos Santos – Federal Rural University of Pernambuco; Valéria Oliveira Apolinário – Maranhao State University; Gleise Medeiros da Silva – University of Florida - North Florida Research and Education Center; Erinaldo Viana de Freitas – Federal Rural University of Pernambuco; Nicolas DiLorenzo – University of Florida - North Florida Research and Education Center
  • Effects of Diploid and Tetraploid Annual Ryegrass Cultivars on Cattle Performance, Herbage Mass, and Nutritive Value
    Sarah M. Montgomery – Mississippi State University; Brandi Karisch – Mississippi State University; Jane A. Parish – North Mississippi Research and Extension Center, Mississippi State University; Jesse Morrison – Mississippi State University; Brian Baldwin – Mississippi State University
  • Effects of grazing cool-season cover crops on forage and animal performance
    Russell C. Carrell – Auburn University; Sandra L. Dillard – Auburn University; Mary K. Mullenix – Auburn University/Alabama Cooperative Extension System; Audrey Gamble – Auburn University; Russ B. Muntifering – Auburn University
  • Impact of social mixing on feedlot steer eating and lying behavior
    Amanda J. Hubbard, M.S. – Texas A&M University; Jason Sawyer – Texas A&M University; Reinaldo F. Cooke – Texas A&M University; Jenny Jennings – Texas A&M AgriLife Research; Courtney L. Daigle, Ph.D., M.S. – Texas A&M University
  • Presynchronization with Prostaglandin F2αand prolonged exposure to exogenous progesterone impacts estrus expression and alters fertility in beef heifers
    Nicola Oosthuizen – Texas A&M University; Pedro Fontes – Texas A&M University; Cliff Lamb – Texas A&M University
  • Rumen Fluid Metabolites as Potential Biomarkers of Feed Efficiency in Angus Steers
    Brooke A. Clemmons, MS – University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture; Joshua B. Powers – University of Tennessee, Knoxville; Shawn R. Campagna – University of Tennessee, Knoxville; Taylor B. Ault – University of Tennessee, Knoxville; Mallory M. Embree – Ascus Biosciences, Inc.; Phillip R. Myer, PhD – University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Evaluating Nitrogen Management Strategies to Improve Southern Bermudagrass Grazing Systems
    Justin C. Burt – University of Georgia; Jennifer J. Tucker – University of Georgia; Lisa Baxter – University of Georgia