Graduate Student Competition: PhD Oral II

Monday, March 17, 2014: 2:00 PM-4:30 PM
314-315 (Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center)
Jennifer L Gavel
2:00 PM
Stimulation of Estrus and Ovulation in Lactating Sows
Hyatt L Frobose, Kansas State University; Kiah M Gourley, Kansas State University; Mike D. Tokach, Kansas State University; Joel M. DeRouchey, Kansas State University; Steve S. Dritz, Kansas State University; Robert D. Goodband, Kansas State University; Jim L Nelssen, Kansas State University; Duane L. Davis, Kansas State University
2:15 PM
Predicting Swine MHC Haplotypes from High-Density SNP Genotypes
Jenelle Dunkelberger, Iowa State University
2:30 PM
Effects of in utero heat stress and core body temperature on tissue accretion during the growing phase (30 to 60 kg) in pigs
Jay S. Johnson, Iowa State University; M. Victoria Sanz Fernandez, Iowa State University; John F. Patience, Iowa State University; Jason W. Ross, Iowa State University; Nicholas K. Gabler, Iowa State University; Matthew C. Lucy, University of Missouri-Division of Animal Sciences; Timothy J. Safranski, University of Missouri; Robert P Rhoads, Virginia Tech; Lance H. Baumgard, Iowa State University
3:00 PM
Comparison of Four Perennial Forage Finishing Systems and a Limit-Fed Corn-Based Finishing System on Lamb Growth and Carcass Characteristics
Jefferson S. McCutcheon, The Ohio State University; Henry N. Zerby, The Ohio State University; Steven C. Loerch, The Ohio State University; Francis L. Fluharty, The Ohio State University
3:15 PM
3:30 PM
Interactive effects of zinc and zilpaterol hydrochloride on the bovine β-adrenergic receptors
Jerilyn E. Hergenreder, Texas Tech University; Jessica O. Baggerman, Texas Tech University; Andrew D. Hosford, Texas Tech University; Mark E. Branine, Zinpro Corporation; Bradley J. Johnson, Texas Tech University
3:45 PM
Effect of a supplemental zinc complex and ractopamine hydrochloride on blood markers of the immune and beta-adrenergic responses in beef steers
Olivia N. Genther, Iowa State University; Mark E. Branine, Zinpro Corporation; Stephanie L. Hansen, Iowa State University
4:00 PM
Growth performance, carcass characteristics and serum cholesterol and progesterone concentrations of heifers fed different energy sources on pasture
Carolina Heller Pereira, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul; Harold Ospina Patino, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande Do Sul; João B. Souza Borges, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul; Kendall C. Swanson, North Dakota State University; Fredy A. López González, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul; Daniel M. Zuñiga Vargas, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul; Dejani Maíra Panazzolo, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul; Leandro Lunardini Cardoso, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul; Jaime Urdapilleta Tarouco, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
4:15 PM
Effects of calf age at weaning on cow and calf performance and feed utilization in an intensive production system
Jason M. Warner, University of Nebraska; Karla H Jenkins, University of Nebraska; Richard J. Rasby, University of Nebraska; Matt K. Luebbe, University of Nebraska; Galen E. Erickson, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Terry J. Klopfenstein, University of Nebraska-Lincoln