Journal of Animal Science Volume 79, Number 5, May 2001 APPLIED ANIMAL SCIENCE
Effect of group size on pig performance in a wean-to-finish production system.
B. F. Wolter, M. Ellis, S. E. Curtis, N. R. Augspurger, D. N. Hamilton, E. N. Parr, and D. M. Webel.1067
Effect of weaning status and implant regimen on growth, performance, and carcass characteristics of steers.
J. P. Schoonmaker, F. L. Fluharty, S. C. Loerch, T. B. Turner, S. J. Moeller, and D. M. Wulf.1074
Calf growth in captive Iberian red deer (Cervus elaphus hispanicus): Effects of birth date and hind milk production and composition.
T. Landete-Castillejos, A. Garcia, and L. Gallego.1085
Evaluation of alternative measures of pork carcass composition.
A. P. Schinckel, J. R. Wagner, J. C. Forrest, and M. E. Einstein.1093
Effectiveness of intravaginal progesterone inserts and FSH for inducing synchronized estrus and increasing lambing rate in anestrous ewes.
M. Knights, T. Hoehn, P. E. Lewis, and E. K. Inskeep.1120
Chemical characteristics and relative bioavailability of supplemental organic copper sources for poultry. R. Guo, P. R. Henry, R. A. Holwerda, J. Cao, R. C. Littell, R. D. Miles, and C. B. Ammerman.1132
Daily access to pasture turnout prevents loss of mineral in the third metacarpus of Arabian weanlings.
R. A. Bell, B. D. Nielsen, K. Waite, D. Rosenstein, and M. Orth.1142
Genetic × environment interactions on blood constituents of Angus, Brahman, and reciprocal-cross cows
and calves grazing common bermudagrass or endophyte-infected tall fescue.
N. A. Cole, M. A. Brown, and W. A. Phillips.1151
BREEDING AND GENETICS
Spirometric performance in Belgian Blue calves: II. Analysis of environmental factors and estimation of
F. Bureau, C. Michaux, J. Coghe, Ch. Uystepruyst, P. L. Leroy, and P. Lekeux.1162
Use of the preconditioned conjugate gradient algorithm as a generic solver for mixed-model equations in animal breeding applications.
S. Tsuruta, I. Misztal, and I. Strandén.1166
Breed and heterotic effects on postweaning traits in Altex and New Zealand White straightbred and crossbred rabbits.
M. F. Medellin and S. D. Lukefahr.1173
ENVIRONMENT AND BEHAVIOR
Effects of surgical catheterization and degree of isolation on the behavior and exocrine pancreatic
M. S. Herskin and M. S. Hedemann.1179
Behavioral sampling techniques for feedlot cattle.
F. M. Mitlöhner, J. L. Morrow-Tesch, S. C. Wilson, J. W. Dailey, and J. J. McGlone.1189
GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY
Analysis of the signal pathways involved in the regulation of fatty acid synthase gene expression by insulin and somatotropin.
D. Yin, M. J. Griffin, and T. D. Etherton.1194
Effect of dietary oils and α-tocopheryl acetate supplementation on lipid (TBARS) and cholesterol
A. I. Rey, J. P. Kerry, P. B. Lynch, C. J. López-Bote, D. J. Buckley, and P. A. Morrissey.1201
Characterization of biological types of cattle (Cycle V): Carcass traits and longissimus palatability.
T. L. Wheeler, L. V. Cundiff, S. D. Shackelford, and M. Koohmaraie.1209
NONRUMINANT NUTRITION I. Mavromichalis, B. J. Kerr T. M. Parr, D. M. Albin, V. M. Gabert, and D. H. Baker.1223
Effects of dietary soy isoflavones ongrowth, carcass traits, and meat quality in growing-finishing pigs.
R. L. Payne, T. D. Bidner, L. L. Southern, and J. P. Geaghan.1230
Effects of exposure to high ambient temperature and dietary protein level on performance of multiparous lactating sows.
D. Renaudeau, N. Quiniou, and J. Noblet.1240
The effect of feed intake on ileal rate of passage and apparent amino acid digestibility determined with or without correction factors in pigs.
D. M. Albin, J. E. Wubben, M. R. Smiricky, and V. M. Gabert.1250
Energy utilization of low-protein diets in growing pigs.
L. Le Bellego, J. van Milgen, S. Dubois, and J. Noblet.1259
The effect of dietary soy genistein on pig growth and viral replication during a viral challenge.
L. L. Greiner, T. S. Stahly, and T. J. Stabel.1272
Apparent ileal digestibility of amino acids and the digestible and metabolizable energy content of dry extruded-expelled soybean meal and its effects on growth performance of pigs.
J. C. Woodworth, M. D. Tokach, R. D. Goodband, J. L. Nelssen, P. R. O'Quinn, D. A. Knabe, and N. W. Said.1280
PHARMACOLOGY AND TOXICOLOGY
Effect of ruminal microflora on the biotransformation of netobimin, albendazole, albendazole sulfoxide, and albendazole sulfoxide enantiomers in an artificial rumen.
B. P. S. Capece, S. Calsamiglia, G. Castells, M. Arboix, and C. Cristòfol.1288
PHYSIOLOGY AND ENDOCRINOLOGY
Growth hormone response to growth hormone-releasing hormone in beef cows divergently selected for milk production.
T. L. Auchtung, D. S. Buchanan, C. A. Lents, S. M. Barao, and G. E. Dahl.1295
Spirometric performance in Belgian Blue calves: I. Effects on economic losses due to the bovine
F. Bureau, J. Detilleux, T. Dorts, Ch. Uystepruyst, J. Coghe, P. L. Leroy, and P. Lekeux.1301
Ruminal peptide concentration required to optimize microbial growth and efficiency.
C. J. Fu, E. E. D. Felton, J. W. Lehmkuhler, and M. S. Kerley.1305
Source and level of energy supplementation for yearling cattle fed ammoniated hay.
J. B. Royes, W. F. Brown, F. G. Martin, and D. B. Bates.1313
The effect of dietary nitrogen and protein on feed intake, nutrient digestibility, and nitrogen flux across the portal-drained viscera and liver of sheep consuming high-concentrate diets ad libitum.
C. L. Ferrell, H. C. Freetly, A. L. Goetsch, and K. K. Kreikemeier.1322
Molecular identification of high-affinity glutamate transporters in sheep and cattle forestomach, intestine, liver, kidney, and pancreas.
J. A. Howell, A. D. Matthews, K. C. Swanson, D. L. Harmon, and J. C. Matthews.1329
Adverse effects of excess lysine in calves.
M. Abe, T. Iriki, K. Kaneshige, K. Kuwashima, S. Watanabe, H. Sato, and M. Funaba.1337
Effects of supplemental alfalfa hay on the digestion of soybean hull-based diets by cattle.
A. M. Trater, E. C. Titgemeyer, C. A. Löest, and B. D. Lambert.1346
Rapid communication: Chromosomal localization and partial cDNA sequence of the porcine ATP synthase, H+ transporting, mitochondrial F0 complex, subunit e (ATP5I) gene.
S. Maak, S. Jaesert, K. Neumann, M. Yerle, and G. von Lengerken.1352
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