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2008 Research Reports

2008 Research Reports


Beef and Dairy Cattle, Swine, Poultry, Sheep, Horses and Animal Products

December 2008
Publication: P-
Oklahoma Agricultural Experiment Station
Division of Agricultural Science and Natural Resources
Oklahoma State University



Effects of variations in the melatonin receptor 1A gene on reproductive performance in Dorset ewes
A. K. Lunsford and R. G. Mateescu


Effect of zilpaterol hydrochloride supplementation of beef steers and calf-fed Holstein steers on the color stability of top sirloin butt steaks
K. C. Hargens, D. L. VanOverbeke, G. G. Hilton, J. Green, M. Hunt, C. Brooks, J. Killefer, M. N. Streeter, J. P. Hutcheson, W. T. Nichols, D. M. Allen, and D. A. Yates

Evaluating a beef enhancement brine using 1% ammonium hydroxide as a replacement for sodium tripolyphosphate
A. N. Parsons, D. L. VanOverbeke, C. L. Goad, and C. A. Mireles DeWitt

Influence of feeding various levels of wet and dry distillers grains to yearling steers on carcass characteristics, meat quality, fatty acid profile and retail case life of longissimus muscle
L. A. Kinman, D. L. VanOverbeke, C. R. Richards, R. B.  Hicks and J. W. Dillwith

Lowering sodium tripolyphosphate usage in beef enhancement brines with 1% ammonium hydroxide
A. N. Parsons, D. L. VanOverbeke, C. L. Goad, and C. A. Mireles DeWitt

Rapid and sensitive detection of aflatoxins using immunomagnetic bead-based recovery and real-time qPCR assay
D. Babu and P. Muriana


Effects of maintenance energy requirements of beef cows on cow and calf performance
C. L. Bailey, M. J. Prado-Cooper, E. C. Wright, M. Anderson, R. Jones, G. W. Horn, C. R. Krehbiel, R. P. Wettemann

Impact of time of day of harvest on nitrate concentration on forage sorghums
R. C. Levalley, G. E. Selk, G. A. Highfill, H. Zhang, and C. J. Richards


The effect of fat supplementation on nutrient digestibility and fatty acid transport in yearling horses
S. M. Teuschler-Stewart, S. R. Cooper, M. S. Davis, D. W. Freeman

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