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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Brian J Kerr
National Laboratory for Agriculture and the Environment
Animal Scientist

Phone: (515) 294-0224
Fax: (515) 294-1209
2110 UNIVERSITY BOULEVARD
AMES, IA, 50011

Projects
ANIMAL AND MANURE MANAGEMENT FOR SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTION AND REDUCED ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 420301
VALIDATION OF DIGESTIBLE AND METABOLIZABLE ENERGY PREDICTION EQUATIONS, AND DETERMINATION OF NET ENERGY OF CORN DDGS SOURCES VARYING...
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 422350
IMPROVING NUTRIENT UTILIZATION AND FEED EFFICIENCY THROUGH RESEARCH AND EXTENSION TO ENHANCE PIG INDUSTRY SUSTAINABILITY COMPETITIVENESS
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 422488
Swine diet formulation and its effect on deep pit foaming
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 423886
Identifying the Cause and Subsequent Remediation of Foaming in Swine Manure Management Systems
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 426294
Validation of Digestible and Metabolizable Energy Prediction Equations, and Determination of Net Energy of Corn DDGS Sources Varying...
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 423214
Evaluate Total Tract Energy and Lipid Digestibility in Commercially Available Distillers Corn Oils Differing in Fatty Acid Composition in 15 kg Pigs
Trust (T)
  Accession Number: 426002

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Apparent metabolizable energy and prediction equations for reduced-oil corn distillers dried grains with solubles in broiler chicks from 10 to 18 days old - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meloche, K.J., Kerr, B.J., Shruson, G.C., Dozier, W.A. 2013. Apparent metabolizable energy and prediction equations for reduced-oil corn distillers dried grains with solubles in broiler chicks from 10 to 18 days old. Poultry Science. 92:3176-3183.
Effect of insoluble-low fermentable fiber from corn on energy, fiber, and amino acid digestibility, and on hindgut degradability of fiber and growth performance of pigs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gutierrez, N., Kerr, B.J., Patience, J. 2013. Effect of insoluble-low fermentable fiber from corn on energy, fiber, and amino acid digestibility, and on hindgut degradability of fiber and growth performance of pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 91:5314-5325.
Evaluation of commercially available enzymes, probiotics, or yeast on apparent total-tract nutrient digestion and growth in nursery and finishing pigs fed diets containing corn dried distillers grains with solubles - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kerr, B.J., Weber, T.E., Shurson, J.C. 2013. Critical evaluation of commercially available enzymes, probiotics, and yeast on apparent nutrient digestion and growth in nursery and finishing pigs fed diets containing 30% dried distillers grains with solubles. Journal of Animal Science. 29:508-517.
The impact of carbohydrate and protein level and sources on swine manure foaming properties - (Proceedings)
Van Weelden, M., Andersen, D., Rosentrater, K., Kerr, B.J., Trabue, S.L. 2013. The impact of carbohydrate and protein level and sources on swine manure foaming properties.. Proceedings of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers International (ASABE). Paper #1594456.
Three-phase foam analysis and development of a lab-scale foaming capacity and stability test for swine manure - (Proceedings)
Van Weelden, M., Andersen, D., Rosentrater, K., Trabue, S.L., Kerr, B.J. 2013. Three-phase foam analysis and development of a lab-scale foaming capacity and stability test for swine manure. Proceedings of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers International (ASABE). Paper No. 159443.
Supplemental lysine sulfate does not negatively affect performance of broiler chicks fed dietary sulfur from multiple dietary and water sources - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bobeck, E., Payne, R.L., Kerr, B.J., Persia, M.E. 2013. Supplemental lysine sulfate does not negatively affect performance of broiler chicks fed dietary sulfur from multiple dietary and water sources. Journal of Applied Poultry Research. 22:461-468.
Strategies to improve fiber utilization in swine - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kerr, B.J., Shurson, G.C. 2013. Strategies to improve fiber utilization in swine. Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology. 4(11):1-12.
Effects of reduced-oil corn distillers dried grains with solubles composition on digestible and metabolizable energy value and prediction in growing pigs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kerr, B.J., Dozier, III, W.A., Shurson, G.C. 2013. Effects of reduced-oil corn distillers dried grains with solubles composition on digestible and metabolizable energy value and prediction in growing pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 91:3231-3242.
High sulfur content in corn dried distillers grains with solubles protects against oxidized lipids by increasing sulfur-containing antioxidants in nursery pigs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Song, R., Chen, C., Wang, L., Johnston, L.J., Kerr, B.J., Weber, T.E., Shurson, G.C. 2013. High sulfur content in corn dried distillers grains with solubles protects against oxidized lipids by increasing sulfur-containing antioxidants in nursery pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 91:2715-2728.
Amino acid nutrition and feed efficiency - (Book / Chapter)
De Lange, C., Levesque, C., Kerr, B.J. 2013. Amino acid nutrition and feed efficiency. In Patience, J.F., editor. Feed Efficiency. The Netherlands: Wageningen Academic Publishers. p. 81-100.
Broad diversity and newly cultured bacterial isolates from enrichment of pig feces on complex polysaccharides - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziemer, C.J., Kerr, B.J., Arcidiacono, S., Ragauskas, A.J., Morrison, M. 2013. Broad diversity and newly cultured bacterial isolates from enrichment of pig feces on complex polysaccharides. FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 66:448-461.
The use of a covariate reduces experimental error in nutrient digestion studies in growing pigs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jacobs, B.M., Patience, J.F., Lindemann, M.D., Stalder, K.J., Kerr, B.J. 2013. The use of a covariate reduces experimental error in nutrient digestion studies in growing pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 91(2):804-810.
Fiber utilization and enzymes in swine diets - (Proceedings)
Kerr, B.J., Shurson, G.C. 2012. Fiber utilization and enzymes in swine diets. Proceedings of GenTech Industries Group Conference. 95-112.
Lipids, fatty acids, and more - (Proceedings)
Kerr, B.J., Shurson, G.C. 2012. Lipids, fatty acids, and more. Proceedings of Arkansas Nutrition Conference. p. 25-36.
Feeding biofuels co-products to pigs - (Book / Chapter)
Shurson, J.C., Zijlstra, R.T., Kerr, B.J., Stein, H.H. 2012. Feeding biofuels co-products to pigs. In: Makkar, H.P.S., editor. Biofuel Co-products as Livestock Feed—Opportunities and Challenges. Rome, Italy: FAO Publishers. pp. 175-208.
Impact of United States biofuels co-products on the feed industry - (Book / Chapter)
Shurson, J.C., Tilstra, H., Kerr, B.J. 2012. Impact of United States biofuels co-products on the feed industry. In: Makkar, H.P.S., editor. Biofuel Co-products as Livestock Feed—Opportunities and Challenges. Rome, Italy: FAO Publishers. pp. 35-60.
Effects of feeding fiber-fermenting bacteria to pigs on nutrient digestion, fecal output, and plasma energy metabolites - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziemer, C.J., Kerr, B.J., Weber, T.E., Arcidacono, S., Morrison, M., Ragauskas, A. 2012. Effects of feeding fiber-fermenting bacteria to pigs on nutrient digestion, fecal output, and plasma energy metabolites. Journal of Animal Science. 90:4020-4027.
Effect of lipid source and oxidation level on DE, ME, and apparent total tract digestibility (ATTD) of DM, GE, EE, N, and C in young pigs - (Abstract Only)
Liu, P., Kerr, B.J., Weber, T.E., Chen, C., Johnston, L., Shurson, G. 2012. Effect of lipid source and oxidation level on DE, ME, and apparent total tract digestibility (ATTD) of DM, GE, EE, N, and C in young pigs [abstract]. Midwestern Section of the American Society of Animal Science. Journal of Animal Science 90 (Suppl. 2):105.
Effect of lipid source and oxidation level on metabolic oxidation status of young pigs - (Abstract Only)
Liu, P., Kerr, B.J., Weber, T.E., Chen, C., Johnston, L., Shurson, G. 2012. Effect of lipid source and oxidation level on metabolic oxidation status of young pigs [abstract]. Midwestern Section of the American Society of Animal Science. Journal of Animal Science 90 (Suppl. 2):75.
Influence of thermally-oxidized oils and fats on growth performance and health status of young pigs - (Abstract Only)
Liu, P., Kerr, B.J., Weber, T.E., Chen, C., Johnston, L., Shurson, G. 2012. Influence of thermally-oxidized oils and fats on growth performance and health status of young pigs [abstract]. Midwestern Section of the American Society of Animal Science. Journal of Animal Science 90 (Suppl. 2):75.
Evaluation of Rhizopus oligosporus in nursery pig diets on growth performance and nutrient digestibility - (Abstract Only)
Van Sambeek, D., Weber, T.E., Kerr, B.J., Van Leeuwen, J., Gabler, N. 2012. Evaluation of Rhizopus oligosporus in nursery pig diets on growth performance and nutrient digestibility [abstract]. Midwestern Section of the American Society of Animal Science. Journal of Animal Science 90 (Suppl. 2):129.
High sulfur content in dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) protects against oxidized lipids in DDGS by increasing sulfur-containing antioxidants in nursery pigs - (Abstract Only)
Song, R., Chen, C., Johnston, L., Kerr, B.J., Weber, T.E., Shurson, G. 2012. High sulfur content in dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) protects against oxidized lipids in DDGS by increasing sulfur-containing antioxidants in nursery pigs [abstract]. Midwestern Section of the American Society of Animal Science. Journal of Animal Science 90 (Suppl. 2):11.
Effects of feeding diets containing highly oxidized dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) with increasing vitamin E levels to wean-finish pigs on growth performance, carcass composition, and pork fat quality - (Abstract Only)
Song, R., Chen, C., Johnston, L., Kerr, B.J., Weber, T.E., Shurson, G. 2012. Effects of feeding diets containing highly oxidized dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) with increasing vitamin E levels to wean-finish pigs on growth performance, carcass composition, and pork fat quality [abstract]. Midwestern Section of the American Society of Animal Science. Journal of Animal Science 90 (Suppl. 2):64.
Standardized ileal digestible tryptophan to lysine ratios in growing pigs fed corn-based and non-corn-based diets - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Quant, A.D., Lindemann, M., Kerr, B.J., Payne, R.L., Cromwell, G.L. 2012. Standardized ileal digestible tryptophan to lysine ratios in growing pigs fed corn-based and non-corn-based diets. Journal of Animal Science. 90:1270-1279.
Metabolic effects of dietary sugar beet pulp or wheat bran in growing female pigs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weber, T.E., Kerr, B.J. 2012. Metabolic effects of dietary sugar beet pulp or wheat bran in growing female pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 90:523-532.
Utilization of crude glycerin in nonruminants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kerr, B.J. 2011. Utilization of crude glycerin in nonruminants. Brazilian Animal Science Society. 40:344-351.
Apparent metabolizable energy of crude glycerin originating from different sources in broiler chickens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dozier,III, W.A., Kerr, B.J., Branton, S.L. 2011. Apparent metabolizable energy of crude glycerin originating from different sources in broiler chickens. Poultry Science. 90:2528-2534.
Utilization of crude glycerin in nonruminants Reprint Icon - (Book / Chapter)
Kerr, B.J., Shurson, G.C., Johnston, L.J., Dozier, III, W.A. 2011. Utilization of crude glycerin in nonruminants. In: Montero, G., Stoytcheva, M., editors. Biodiesel-Quality, Emissions and By-Products. Rijeka, Croatia: Intech Publishers. pp. 365-380. Available: http://www.intechopen.com/articles/show/title/utilization-of-crude-glycerin-in-nonruminants.
Effect of dietary distillers dried grains with solubles on indicators of oxidative stress and immune function in growing pigs Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weber, T.E., Kerr, B.J. 2011. Effect of dietary distillers dried grains with solubles on indicators of oxidative stress and immune function in growing pigs. Livestock Science [LIVSCI-01614]. p. 1-7. Available: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1871141311002514.
Energy determination of corn co-products fed to broiler chicks from 15 to 24 days of age and use of composition analysis to predict AMEn - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rochell, S.J., Kerr, B.J., Dozier, III, W.A. 2011. Energy determination of corn co-products fed to broiler chicks from 15 to 24 days of age and use of composition analysis to predict AMEn. Poultry Science. 90:1999-2007.
Swine odor analyzed by both odor panels and chemical techniques - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Trabue, S.L., Kerr, B.J., Bearson, B.L., Ziemer, C.J. 2011. Swine odor analyzed by both odor panels and chemical techniques. Journal of Environmental Quality. 40:1510-1520.
Drying methods effects on nitrogen and energy concentrations in pig feces and urine, and poultry excreta - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jacobs, B.M., Patience, J.F., Dozier III, W.A., Stalder, K.J., Kerr, B.J. 2011. Drying methods effects on nitrogen and energy concentrations in pig feces and urine, and poultry excreta. Journal of Animal Science. 89:2624-2630.
Effect of commercial feed additives in nursery and finisher pig diets containing DDGS on nutrient digestibility and growth performance - (Abstract Only)
Kerr, B.J., Weber, T.E., Shurson, G.C. 2011. Effect of commercial feed additives in nursery and finisher pig diets containing DDGS on nutrient digestibility and growth performance [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 89:112(E-Suppl.2).
Estimation of the standardized ileal digestible valine to lysine ratio in 13- to 32-kilogram pigs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gaines, A.M., Kendall, D.C., Allee, G.L., Usry, J.L., Kerr, B.J. 2011. Estimation of the standardized ileal digestible valine to lysine ratio in 13- to 32-kilogram pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 89:736-742.
Effect of dietary inorganic sulfur level on growth performance, fecal composition, and measures of inflammation and sulfate-reducing bacteria in the intestine of growing pigs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kerr, B.J., Weber, T.E., Ziemer, C.J., Spence, C., Cotta, M.A., Whitehead, T.R. 2011. Effect of dietary inorganic sulfur level on growth performance, fecal composition, and measures of inflammation and sulfate-reducing bacteria in the intestine of growing pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 89:426-437.
Enzymes for use in high DDGS swine diets - (Proceedings)
Kerr, B.J., Weber, T.E., Anderson, P.B., Shurson, G.C. 2010. Enzymes for use in high DDGS swine diets. 68th Minnesota Swine Nutrition Conference, Sept. 21, 2010, Owatanna, MN. p. 129-152.
Impact of Dietary Markers on Fecal Microbial Ecology, Fecal VFA, and Nutrient Digestibility Coefficients in Finishing Pigs - (Proceedings)
Kerr, B.J., Weber, T.E., Ziemer, C.J. 2010. Impact of Dietary Markers on Fecal Microbial Ecology, Fecal VFA, and Nutrient Digestibility Coefficients in Finishing Pigs. In: Proceedings of the 3rd International EAAP Symposium on Energy and Protein Metabolism and Nutrition, September 6-10, 2010, Parma, Italy. p. 397-398.
Further Comparison of Direct and Indirect Estimates of Apparent Nutrient Digestibility with Effort to Reduce Variation by Pooling of Multi-day Fecal Samples - (Proceedings)
Agudelo, J.H., Escobar, C.S., Lindemann, M.D., Kerr, B.J., Cromwell, G.L. 2010. Further Comparison of Direct and Indirect Estimates of Apparent Nutrient Digestibility with Effort to Reduce Variation by Pooling of Multi-day Fecal Samples. In: Crovetto, G.M. (ed.) Proceedings of the 3rd International EAAP Symposium on Energy & Protein Metabolism & Nutrition, September 6-10, 2010 in Parma, Italy. p. 151-152.
Evaluation of glycerol, a biodiesel co-product, in grow-finish pig diets to support growth and pork quality - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schieck, S.J., Shurson, G.C., Kerr, B.J., Johnston, L.J. 2010. Evaluation of glycerol, a biodiesel co-product, in grow-finish pig diets to support growth and pork quality. Journal of Animal Science. 88:3927-3935.
Future testing opportunities to ensure sustainability of the biofuels industry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Karlen, D.L., Kerr, B.J. 2012. Future testing opportunities to ensure sustainability of the biofuels industry. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis. 43:(1-2)36-46. DOI:10.1080/00103624.2012.631410.
Use of Crude Glycerol, a Biodiesel Co-product, in Diets for Lactating Sows - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schieck, S.J., Johnston, L.J., Kerr, B.J., Baidoo, S.K., Shurson, G.C. 2010. Use of Crude Glycerol, a Biodiesel Co-product, in Diets for Lactating Sows. Journal of Animal Science. 88:2648-2656.
Changes in bacterial communities of swine feces during continuous culture with starch - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ricca, D.M., Kerr, B.J., Ziemer, C.J. 2010. Changes in bacterial communities of swine feces during continuous culture with starch. Anaerobe. 16:516-521.
Decreasing Diet Density: Direct Fed Microbials and L-threonine - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kidd, M.T., Corzo, A., Dozier, W.A., Araujo, L., Coufal, C.D., Kerr, B.J. 2010. Decreasing Diet Density: Direct Fed Microbials and L-threonine. Journal of Applied Poultry Research. 9(1):5-9.
Dietary glycine and threonine interactive effects in broilers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Corzo, A., Kidd, M.T., Dozier, W.A., Kerr, B.J. 2009. Dietary Glycine and Threonine Interactive Effects in Broilers. Journal of Applied Poultry Research. 18(1):79-84.
Coupling Cover Crops with Alternative Swine Manure Application Strategies: Manure-15N Tracer Studies - (Abstract Only)
Cambardella, C.A., Moorman, T.B., Singer, J.W., Tomer, M.D., Kovar, J.L., Kerr, B.J. 2009. Coupling Cover Crops with Alternative Swine Manure Application Strategies: Manure-15N Tracer Studies [abstract]. In: ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts, Nov. 1-5, 2009, Pittsburgh, PA. Paper No. 555-77.
Evaluation of Elevated Dietary Corn Fiber from Corn Germ Meal in Growing Female Pigs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weber, T.E., Trabue, S.L., Ziemer, C.J., Kerr, B.J. 2009. Evaluation of Elevated Dietary Corn Fiber from Corn Germ Meal in Growing Female Pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 88:192-201.
Dietary Lysine Responses of Male Broilers From 14 to 28 Days of Age Subjected to Different Environmental Conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dozier, W.A., Corzo, A., Kidd, M.T., Tillman, P.B., Purswell, J.L., Kerr, B.J. 2009. Dietary Lysine Requirements of Male Broilers From 14 to 28 Days of Age Subjected to Different Environmental Conditions. Journal of Applied Poultry Research. 18:690-698.
Effect of Phytase on Apparent Total Tract Digestibility of Phosphorus in Corn-Soybean Meal Diets Fed to 100 kg Pigs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kerr, B.J., Weber, T.E., Miller, P.S., Southern, L.L. 2009. Effect of Phytase on Apparent Total Tract Digestibility of Phosphorus in Corn-Soybean Meal Diets Fed to 100 kg Pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 88:238-247.
Digestible and Metabolizable Energy Content of Crude Glycerin Originating from Different Sources in Growing Pigs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kerr, B.J., Weber, T.E., Dozier III, W.A., Kidd, M.T. 2009. Digestible and Metabolizable Energy Content of Crude Glycerin Originating from Different Sources in Growing Pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 87:4042-4049.
Future Testing Opportunities to Ensure Sustainability of the Biofuels Industry - (Abstract Only)
Karlen, D.L., Kerr, B.J. 2009. Future Testing Opportunities to Ensure Sustainability of the Biofuels Industry [abstract]. International Symposium on Soil and Plant Analysis. p. 18.
Cover Crop Effects on Nitrous Oxide Emission from a Manure-Treated Mollisol Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jarecki, M.K., Parkin, T.B., Chan, A.S., Kaspar, T.C., Moorman, T.B., Singer, J.W., Kerr, B.J., Hatfield, J.L., Jones, R. 2009. Cover Crop Effects on Nitrous Oxide Emission from a Manure-Treated Mollisol. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 134(1-2):29-35.
Crude glycerin in swine - (Popular Publication)
Kerr, B.J. 2009. Crude glycerin in swine. Electronic Weekly Newsletter of Biodiesel Magazine. 46. Available: http://www.biodieselmagazine.com/biodiesel-newsletter/newsletter.jsp?newsletterId=46.
Phosphitylation and Quantitative 31P-NMR Analysis of Partially Substituted Biodiesel Glycerols - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nagy, M., Kerr, B.J., Ziemer, C.J., Ragauskas, A.J. 2009. Phosphitylation and Quantitative 31P-NMR Analysis of Partially Substituted Biodiesel Glycerols. Fuel. 88:1793-1797.
Ethanol Corn Co-product Assessment Opportunities and Challenges in the Swine Industry - (Abstract Only)
Kerr, B.J., Anderson, P.V., Shurson, G.C. 2009. Ethanol Corn Co-product Assessment Opportunities and Challenges in the Swine Industry. Journal of Animal Science. 87:82.
Use of crude glycerol, a biodiesel co-product, in diets for lactating sows - (Abstract Only)
Schieck, S.J., Johnston, L.J., Kerr, B.J., Baidoo, S.K., Shurson, G.C. 2009. Use of crude glycerol, a biodiesel co-product, in diets for lactating sows. Journal of Animal Science. 87:63.
Energy Determination of Corn Co-products Fed to Finishing Pigs and Use of In Vitro OM Digestibility to Predict In Vivo ME - (Abstract Only)
Anderson, P.V., Shurson, G.C., Kerr, B.J. 2009. Energy Determination of Corn Co-products Fed to Finishing Pigs and Use of In Vitro OM Digestibility to Predict In Vivo ME. Journal of Animal Science. 87:69.
Determining the Optimum Dietary Tryptophan to Lysine Ratio in Growing Pigs Fed Diets Formulated with Hhigher Levels of Other Essential Amino Acids - (Abstract Only)
Quant, A.D., Lindemann, M.D., Cromwell, G.L., Kerr, B.J., Payne, R.L. 2009. Determining the Optimum Dietary Tryptophan to Lysine Ratio in Growing Pigs Fed Diets Formulated with Hhigher Levels of Other Essential Amino Acids. Journal of Animal Science. 87:84.
Evaluation of Crude Glycerol, a Biodiesel Co-product, in Growing Pig Diets to Support Growth and Improve Pork Quality - (Abstract Only)
Schieck, S.J., Johnston, L.J., Shurson, G.C., Kerr, B.J. 2009. Evaluation of Crude Glycerol, a Biodiesel Co-product, in Growing Pig Diets to Support Growth and Improve Pork Quality. Journal of Animal Science. 87:90.
Isolation and Identification of Fiber-utilizing Bacteria From Pigs - (Abstract Only)
Kerr, B.J., Ziemer, C.J. 2009. Isolation and Identification of Fiber-utilizing Bacteria From Pigs [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the American Society Microbiology 109th General Meeting, May 17-21, 2009, Philadelphia, PA 2009 CDROM.
Isolation of fiber degrading bacteria from pig feces - (Abstract Only)
Ziemer, C.J., Kerr, B.J. 2009. Isolation of fiber degrading bacteria from pig feces. In: Proceedings of the Conference on Gastroinestinal Function, April 20-22, 2009, Chicago, IL. Microb. Ecol. 57:587.
Crude glycerin in swine - (Popular Publication)
Kerr, B.J. 2009. Crude glycerin in swine. Pork. January 2009. p. 16.
Metabolic Effects of Diets High in Corn Fiber in Growing Female Pigs - (Abstract Only)
Weber, T.E., Kerr, B.J. 2008. Metabolic Effects of Diets High in Corn Fiber in Growing Female Pigs [abstract]. Proceedings of Sixth International Congress on Farm Animal Endocrinology, November 14-16, 2008, Roanoke, Virginia. p. 84.
Diet modification as a mitigation tool for swine production - (Proceedings)
Powers, W.J., Zamzow, S.B., Kerr, B.J. 2008. Diet modification as a mitigation tool for swine production. Proceedings of Eighth International Livestock Symposium (ILES VII), August 31 - September 4, 2008, Iguassu Falls, Brazil. 2008 CDROM.
Crude glycerin for monogastrics - (Popular Publication)
Kerr, B.J., Dozier III, W.A. 2008. Crude glycerin for monogastrics. Render Magazine. 37:10-11.
Effect of corn germ meal inclusion in pig diets on microbial ecology in the ileum, cecum and colon - (Proceedings)
Ziemer, C.J., Weber, T.E., Kerr, B.J. 2008. Effect of Corn Germ Meal Inclusion in Pig Diets on Microbial Ecology in the Ileum, Cecum and Colon. In: Proceedings of the 2nd ASM Conference on Beneficial Microbes, Oct. 12-16, 2008, San Diego, CA. p. 53.
Impact of the Biofuels Industry on Alternative Ingredients Available to Swine - (Abstract Only)
Kerr, B.J., Weber, T.E. 2008. Impact of the biofuels industry on alternative ingredients available to swine [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 86(Suppl. 2):606.
Objective and sensory measures of meat quality and fatty acid profile of longissimus intramuscular lipid from pigs fed crude glycerol - (Abstract Only)
Lammers, P., Kerr, B.J., Weber, T.E., Bregendahl, K., Lonergan, S., Prusa, K., Ahn, D., Stoffregen, W.C., Dozier Iii, W.A., Honeyman, M. 2008. Objective and sensory measures of meat quality and fatty acid profile of longissimus intramuscular lipid from pigs fed crude glycerol [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 86(E-Suppl. 2):317.
Effects of dietary inorganic sulfate levels on growth performance and markers of intestinal inflammation in growing pigs - (Abstract Only)
Weber, T.E., Spence, C., Whitehead, T.R., Kerr, B.J. 2008. Effects of dietary inorganic sulfate levels on growth performance and markers of intestinal inflammation in growing pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 86(E-Suppl. 2):444.
Growth performance, carcass characteristics, meat quality, and tissue histology of growing pigs fed crude glycerin-supplemented diets - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lammers, P.J., Kerr, B.J., Weber, T.E., Bregendahl, K., Lonergan, S.M., Prusa, K.J., Ahn, D.U., Stoffregen, W.C., Dozier III, W.A., Honeyman, M. 2008. Growth performance, carcass characteristics, meat quality, and tissue histology of growing pigs fed crude glycerin-supplemented diets. Journal of Animal Science. 86(11):2962-2970.
Dietary Protein and Cellulose Effects on Chemical and Microbial Characteristics of Swine Feces and Stored Manure - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziemer, C.J., Kerr, B.J., Trabue, S.L., Stein, H., Stahl, D.A., Davidson, S.K. 2009. Dietary Protein and Cellulose Effects on Chemical and Microbial Characteristics of Swine Feces and Stored Manure. Journal of Environmental Quality. 38(5):2138-2146.
Archaea in the intestinal tract of pigs - (Abstract Only)
Ziemer, C.J., Weber, T.E., Kerr, B.J. 2008. Archaea in the intestinal tract of pigs [abstract]. 12th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, August 17-22, 2008, Cairns, Australia. 2008 CDROM.
Affect of corn germ meal inclusion in pig diets bacterial ecology in the cecum and proximal colon - (Abstract Only)
Ziemer, C.J., Weber, T.E., Kerr, B.J. 2008. Affect of corn germ meal inclusion in pig diets bacterial ecology in the cecum and proximal colon [abstract]. 12th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, August 17-22, 2008. Cairns, Australia. 2008 CDROM.
Response to Dietary Phosphate Deficiency is Affected by Genetic Background in Growing Pigs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Alexander, L.S., Ou, A., Cutler, S.A., Mahajan, A., Lonergan, S.M., Rothschild, M.F., Weber, T.E., Kerr, B.J., Stahl, C.H. 2008. Response to Dietary Phosphate Deficiency is Affected by Genetic Background in Growing Pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 86(10):2585-2595.
Animal Emissions Analyzed by both Chemical and Odor Panel Methods - (Proceedings)
Trabue, S.L., Kerr, B.J., Ziemer, C.J., Bearson, B.L. 2008. Animal Emissions Analyzed by both Chemical and Odor Panel Methods. Proceedings of the Air & Waste Management Association Annual Meeting, June 24-27, 2008, Portland, OR. 2008 CDROM.
Comparative Sulfur Analysis Using Thermal Combustion or Inductively Coupled Plasma Methodology and Mineral Composition of Common Livestock Feedstuffs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kerr, B.J., Ziemer, C.J., Weber, T.E., Trabue, S.L., Bearson, B.L., Shurson, G.C., Whitney, M.H. 2008. Comparative Sulfur Analysis Using Thermal Combustion or Inductively Coupled Plasma Methodology and Mineral Composition of Common Livestock Feedstuffs. Journal of Animal Science. 86(9):2377-2384.
Effects of adding fibrous feedstuffs to the diet of young pigs on growth performance, intestinal cytokines, and circulating acute phase proteins - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weber, T.E., Ziemer, C.J., Kerr, B.J. 2008. Effects of adding fibrous feedstuffs to the diet of young pigs on growth performance, intestinal cytokines, and circulating acute phase proteins. Journal of Animal Science. 86:871-881.
Ideal ratios of isoleucine, methionine, methionine plus cystine, threonine, tryptophan, and valine relative to lysine for white leghorn-type laying hens of twenty-eight to thirty-four weeks of age - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bregendahl, K., Roberts, S.A., Kerr, B.J., Hoehler, D. 2008. Ideal ratios of isoleucine, methionine, methionine plus cystine, threonine, tryptophan, and valine relative to lysine for white leghorn-type laying hens of twenty-eight to thirty-four weeks of age. Poultry Science. 87:744-758.
Digestable and Metabolizable Energy of Crude Glycerol in Growing Pigs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lammers, P.J., Kerr, B.J., Weber, T.E., Dozier III, W.A., Kidd, M.T., Bregendahl, K., Honeyman, M.S. 2008. Digestable and metabolizable energy of crude glycerol in growing pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 86:602-608.
Nutritional Value of Crude Glycerin for Nonruminants - (Proceedings)
Kerr, B.J., Dozier III, W.A., Bregendahl, K. 2007. Nutritional Value of Crude Glycerin for Nonruminants. In: Proceedings of 23rd Annual Carolina Swine Nutrition Conference, November 13, 2007, Raleigh, North Carolina. p. 6-18.
Impact of Fibrous Coproducts From the Ethanol Industry on Pig Growth, Feed Efficiency, Health, and Carcass Characteristics - (Proceedings)
Kerr, B.J., Weber, T.E. 2007. Impact of Fibrous Coproducts From the Ethanol Industry on Pig Growth, Feed Efficiency, Health, and Carcass Characteristics. In: Proceedings of 15th Annual Swine Disease Conference for Practitioners, November 8-9, 2007, Ames, Iowa. p. 87-90.
Effect of Sodium Butyrate on Growth Performance and Response to Lipopolysaccharide in Weanling Pigs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weber, T.E., Kerr, B.J. 2008. Effect of sodium butyrate on growth performance and response to lipopolysaccharide in weanling pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 86:442-450.
Apparent Metabolizable Energy of Glycerin for Broiler Chickens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dozier III, W.A., Kerr, B.J., Corzo, A., Kidd, M.T., Weber, T.E., Bregendal, K. 2008. Apparent Metabolizable Energy of Glycerin for Broiler Chickens. Poultry Science. 87:317-322.
Effects of space allocation within a deep bedded finishing system on swine growth performance, fatty acid composition and pork quality - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Patton, B.S., Huff-Lonergan, E., Honeyman, M.S., Kerr, B.J., Lonergan, S.M. 2008. Effects of space allocation within a deep bedded finishing system on swine growth performance, fatty acid composition and pork quality. Animal. 2:471-478.
Effects of deep bedded finishing system on market swine performance, composition and pork quality - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Patton, B.S., Huff-Lonergan, E., Honeyman, M.S., Crouse, J.D., Kerr, B.J., Lonergan, S.M. 2008. Effects of deep bedded finishing system on market swine performance, composition and pork quality. Animal. 2:459-470.
Nitrogen-Corrected Apparent Metabolizable Energy Value of Crude Glycerol for Laying Hens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lammers, P.J., Kerr, B.J., Honeyman, M.S., Stalder, K., Dozier III, W.A., Weber, T.E., Kidd, M.T., Bregendahl, K. 2008. Nitrogen-Corrected Apparent Metabolizable Energy Value of Crude Glycerol for Laying Hens. Poultry Science. 87:104-107.
Nutritional Value of Glycerin for Nonruminants - (Proceedings)
Kerr, B.J., Dozier III, W.A., Bregendahl, K. 2007. Nutritional Value of Glycerin for Nonruminants. In: Proceedings of Minnesota Nutrition Conference, September 18, 2007, Minneapolis, MN. p. 220-234.
The Lysine and Total Sulfur Amino Acid Requirements of Six- to Twelve-kilogram Pigs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dean, D.W., Southern, L.L., Kerr, B.J., Bidner, T.D. 2007. The Lysine and Total Sulfur Amino Acid Requirements of Six- to Twelve-kilogram Pigs. The Professional Animal Scientist. 23(2007):527-535.
Regulation of hepatic peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-alpha (PPAR-a) expression but not adiponectin by dietary protein in finishing pigs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weber, T.E., Kerr, B.J., Spurlock, M.E. 2008. Regulation of hepatic peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-alpha (PPAR-a) expression but not adiponectin by dietary protein in finishing pigs. Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition. 92(5):569-577.
True ileal digestible trypotophan to lysine ratios in 90 to 125 kg barrows - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kendall, D.C., Gaines, A.M., Kerr, B.J., Allee, G.L. 2007. True ileal digestible trypotophan to lysine ratios in 90 to 125 kg barrows. Journal of Animal Science. 85:3004-3012.
Performance and carcass characteristics of growing pigs fed crude glycerol - (Abstract Only)
Lammers, P.J., Honeyman, M.S., Kerr, B.J., Weber, T.E., Bregendahl, K. 2007. Performance and carcass characteristics of growing pigs fed crude glycerol [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 85(Suppl. 1):508(Abstr.).
Metabolizable energy value of crude glycerin for laying hens - (Abstract Only)
Bregendahl, K., Lammers, P.J., Kerr, B.J., Honeyman, M.S., Stalder, K., Weber, T.E., Dozier III, W.A., Dion, K., Neal, M., Mottet, S. 2007. Metabolizable energy value of crude glycerin for laying hens [abstract]. Poultry Science. 86(Suppl.2):69(Abstr.).
Effects of aging on microbial ecology in swine manure - (Abstract Only)
Ziemer, C.J., Kerr, B.J., Trabue, S.L., Bearson, B.L. 2007. Effects of aging on microbial ecology in swine manure [abstract]. 107th ASM General Meeting, May 21-25, 2007, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 2007 CDROM.
Effects of Dietary Fiber and Reduced Crude Protein on Nitrogen Balance and Egg Production in Laying Hens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Roberts, S.A., Xin, H., Kerr, B.J., Russell, J.R., Bregendahl, K. 2007. Effects of Dietary Fiber and Reduced Crude Protein on Nitrogen Balance and Egg Production in Laying Hens. Poultry Science. 86:1716-1725.
Reduced Crude Protein Effects on Aerial Emissions from Swine - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Powers, W.J., Zamzow, S.B., Kerr, B.J. 2007. Reduced Crude Protein Effects on Aerial Emissions from Swine. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 23(4):539-546.
Effects of biological pit additives on microbial ecology of stored pig manure - (Abstract Only)
Ziemer, C.J., Coate, E.A., Kerr, B.J., Trabue, S.L. 2007. Effects of biological pit additives on microbial ecology of stored pig manure [abstract]. In: Proceedings of Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease, Conference on Gastrointestinal Function, April 17-18, 2007, Chicago, Illinois. 19:38.
Effects of dietary fiber and low crude protein on ammonia emission from laying-hen manure - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Roberts, S.A., Xin, H., Kerr, B.J., Russell, J.R., Bregendahl, K. 2007. Effects of dietary fiber and low crude protein on ammonia emission from laying-hen manure. Poultry Science. 86:1625-1632.
Energy value of crude glycerol in 11 and 110 kg pigs - (Abstract Only)
Lammers, P.J., Kerr, B.J., Weber, T.E., Dozier III, W.A., Kidd, M.T., Bregendahl, K., Honeyman, M.S. 2007. Energy value of crude glycerol in 11 and 110 kg pigs [abstract]. Energy and Protein Metabolism and Nutrition. EAAP Publication No. 124, pp. 623-624.
Apparent digestible energy value of crude glycerol fed to pigs - (Abstract Only)
Lammers, P.J., Kerr, B.J., Weber, T.E., Dozier III, W.A., Kidd, M.T., Bregendahl, K., Honeyman, M.S. 2007. Apparent digestible energy value of crude glycerol fed to pigs [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 85(Suppl. 2):87.
The Effect of Butyrate on Cytokine Production and Proliferation by Porcine Monocytes - (Abstract Only)
Weber, T.E., Chitko Mckown, C.G., Kerr, B.J. 2006. The effect of butyrate on cytokine production and proliferation by porcine monocytes. Journal of Animal Science. 89(1):308.
Insulin, Glucose, Cortisol, Growth Hormone and Prolactin Responses to Oral L-Arginine Supplementation to Lactating Sows under Heat Stress - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Laspius, J.P., Farmer, C., Ku, P.K., Zanella, A., Kerr, B.J., Trottier, N.L. 2006. Insulin, glucose, cortisol, growth hormone and prolactin responses to oral l-arginine supplementation to lactating sows under heat stress. Journal of Animal Science. 86:373-377.
Butyrate Differentially Regulates Cytokines and Proliferation in Porcine Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weber, T.E., Kerr, B.J. 2006. Butyrate differentially regulates cytokines and proliferation in porcine peripheral blood mononuclear cells. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. p. 139-147.
Lysine Requirement of Finishing Pigs Treated with Porcine Somatotropin by Sustained-Release Implants - (Popular Publication)
Klindt, J.M., Kerr, B.J., Buonomo, F.C., Yen, J. 2006. Lysine requirement of finishing pigs treated with porcine somatotropin by sustained-release implants. Feedinfo News Service. Available: http://www.feedinfo.com/console/PageViewer.aspx?page=396533&str=KLINDT.
Dietary Tryptophan Effects on Plasma and Salivary Cortisol and Meat Quality in Pigs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Guzik, A.C., Matthews, J.O., Kerr, B.J., Bidner, T.D., Southern, L.L. Dietary tryptophan effects on plasma and salivary cortisol and meat quality in pigs. Journal of Animal Science.84:2251-2259.
Manure Composition of Swine As Affected by Dietary Protein and Cellulose Concentration - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kerr, B.J., Ziemer, C.J., Trabue, S.L., Crouse, J.D., Parkin, T.B. 2006. Manure composition of swine as affected by dietary protein and cellulose concentration. Journal of Animal Science. 84:1584-1592.
Nitrogen Excretion and Ammonia Emissions from Pigs Fed Reduced Crude Protein Diets Or Yucca Extract - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Panetta, D.M., Powers, W.J., Xin, H., Kerr, B.J., Stalder, K.J. 2006. Nitrogen excretion and ammonia emissions from pigs fed reduced crude protein diets or yucca extract. Journal of Environmental Quality. 35:1297-1308.
Supplemental L-Tryptophan Effects on Serotonin, Cortisol, Intestinal Integrity, and Behaviour in Weanling Piglets - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Koopmans, S.J., Guzik, A.C., Van Der Meulen, J., Dekker, R., Kogut, J., Kerr, B.J., Southern, L.L. 2006. Supplemental l-tryptophan effects on serotonin, cortisol, intestinal integrity, and behaviour in weanling piglets. Journal of Animal Science. 84:963-971.
Lysine Requirement of Finishing Pigs Administered Porcine Somatotropin by Sustained-Release Implant - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yen, J., Klindt, J.M., Kerr, B.J., Buonomo, F.C. 2005. Lysine requirement of finishing pigs administered porcine somatotropin by sustained-release implant. Journal of Animal Science. 83:2789-2797.
Use of Supplementary Tryptophan to Modify the Behavior of Pigs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, Y.Z., Kerr, B.J., Kidd, M.T., Gonyou, H.W. 2005. Use of supplementary tryptophan to modify the behavior of pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 84:212-220.
Isoleucine Requirement of 80 to 120-Kilogram Barrows - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dean, D.W., Southern, L.L., Kerr, B.J., Bidner, T.D. 2005. Isoleucine requirement of 80- to 120-kilogram barrows. Journal of Animal Science. 83:2543-2553.
Manure Composition As Affected by Dietary Protein and Cellulose Concentration - (Proceedings)
Ziemer, C.J., Kerr, B.J., Trabue, S.L., Crouse, J.D., Powers, W. 2005. Manure composition as affected by dietary protein and cellulose concentration. Meeting Proceedings.
Gaseous Emissions from Swine Facilities Following Feeding of Low Crude Protein Diets - (Proceedings)
Powers, W., Bastyr, S.B., Harmon, J., Kerr, B.J. 2005. Gaseous emissions from swine facilities following feeding of low crude protein diets. In: Proceedings of the Air and Waste Management Annual Conference , June 21, 2005, Minneapolis, Minnesota. p. 117.
The Use of Spme and Multidimensional Gc-Ms-Olfactometry System for Identification of Key Odorants from Swine Manure - (Proceedings)
Koziel, J.A., Lo, Y., Wright, D.D., Nielsen, L., Trabue, S.L., Kerr, B.J. 2005. The use of spme and multidimensional gc-ms-olfactometry system for identification of key odorants from swine manure. In: Proceedings of the Air and Waste Management Annual Conference, June 21, 2005, Minneapolis, Minnesota, p. 11.
Effect of Reduced Crude Protein Diets on Gaseous Emissions and Swine Performance - (Proceedings)
Powers, W.J., Bastyr, S.B., Kerr, B.J. 2005. Effect of reduced crude protein diets on gaseous emissions and swine performance. Proceedings of International Workshop on Green Pork Production. p. 61-62.
Effect of Supplementary Tryptophan Prior to Marketing on Carcass Quality in Broilers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kerr, B.J., Moran Jr, E.T., Kidd, M.T. 2005. Effect of supplementary tryptophan prior to marketing on carcass quality in broilers. Journal of Applied Poultry Research. 14:306-314.
The Tryptophan Requirement of Growing and Finishing Barrows - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Guzk, A.C., Shelton, J.L., Southern, L.L., Kerr, B.J., Bidner, T.D. 2005. The tryptophan requirement of growing and finishing barrows. Journal of Animal Science. 83:1303-1311.
Effect of Dietary Tryptophan on Growth and Stress Responses of Male Broiler Chicks - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Corzo, A., Kidd, M.T., Thaxton, J.P., Kerr, B.J. 2005. Effect of dietary tryptophan on growth and stress responses of male broiler chicks. British Poultry Science. 46:478-484.
Response of Broiler Chicks to Essential and Non-Essential Amino Acid Supplementation of Low Crude Protein Diets - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Corzo, A., Fritts, C.A., Kidd, M.T., Kerr, B.J. 2005. Response of broiler chicks to essential and non-essential amino acid supplementation of low crude protein diets. Animal Feed Science And Technology. 118:319-327.
Performance of Single Point Monitors in Measuring Ammonia and Hydrogen Sulfide Gases - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liang, Y., Xin, H., Hoff, S.J., Richard, T.L., Kerr, B.J. 2004. Performance of single point monitors in measuring ammonia and hydrogen sulfide gases. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 20:863-872.
Dietary Threonine:lysine and Tryptophan:lysine Ratios of Nursery Pigs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Guzik, A.C., Pettitt, M.J., Biltranena, E., Southern, L.L., Kerr, B.J. 2005. Dietary threonine:lysine and tryptophan:lysine ratios of nursery pigs. Animal Feed Science And Technology. 89:297-302.
The Isoleucine Requirment of 80 to 120-Kilogram Barrows - (Abstract Only)
Dean, D.W., Southern, L.L., Kerr, B.J., Bidner, T.D. 2004. The isoleucine requirment of 80- to 120-kilogram barrows. Journal of Animal Science. 82(1):296.
Effect of Dietary Tryptophan on Growth and Stress of Broiler Chicks - (Abstract Only)
Corzo, A., Kidd, M.T., Thaxton, J.P., Kerr, B.J. 2004. Effect of dietary tryptophan on growth and stress of broiler chicks. Poultry Science. 83(1):432.
Threonine Needs for Broiler Chickens with Different Growth Rates - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kidd, M.T., Corzo, A., Hoehler, D., Kerr, B.J., Barber, S.J., Branton, S.L. 2004. Threonine needs for broiler chickens with different growth rates. Poultry Science. 83:1368-1375.
Total Protein and 2-D Gel Analysis of Enterococcus Faecalis Proteins Extracted by Four Methods - (Abstract Only)
Smith, R.A., Kerr, B.J. 2004. Total protein and 2-d gel analysis of enterococcus faecalis proteins extracted by four methods. American Society of Microbiologists Abstracts. American Society of Microbiologists Abstracts. p.344.
Threonine Needs for Broiler Chickens with Different Growth Rates - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kidd, M.T., Corzo, A., Hoehler, D., Kerr, B.J., Barber, S.J., Branton, S.L. 2004. Threonine needs for broiler chickens with different growth rates. Poultry Science. 83: 1368-1375.
Comparison of Microbial Communities in Cecal and Fecal Samples from Pigs Fed Two Levels of Cellulose and Protein. - (Abstract Only)
Ziemer, C.J., Davidson, S.K., Stahl, D.A., Kerr, B.J. 2004. Comparison of microbial communities in cecal and fecal samples from pigs fed two levels of cellulose and protein.. Meeting Proceedings. p. 267.
Development of An Isoleucine Deficient Diet Containing Dried Blood Cells in Starting Pigs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kerr, B.J., Kidd, M.T., Cuaron, J.A., Bryant, K.L., Parr, T.M., Maxwell, C.V., Weaver, E. Development of an isoleucine deficient diet containing dried blood cells in starting pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 82:2397-2404.
Dietary Glycine Needs of Broiler Chicks - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Corzo, A., Kidd, M.T., Burnham, D., Kerr, B.J. 2004. Dietary glycine needs of broiler chicks. Poultry Science. 83:1382-1384.
Isoleucine Requirements and Ratios in Starter (6 to 11 Kg) Pigs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kerr, B.J., Kidd, M.T., Cuaron, J.A., Bryant, K.L., Parr, T.M., Maxwell, C.V., Campbell, J.M. 2004. Isoleucine requirements and ratios in starter (6 to 11 kg) pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 82:2333-2342.
Determination of the True Ileal Digestible Isoleucine Requirment for 90 Kg Barrows - (Abstract Only)
Kendall, D.C., Kerr, B.J., Fent, R.W., Fu, S.X., Usry, J.L., Allee, G.L. 2004. Determination of the true ileal digestible isoleucine requirment for 90 kg barrows. Journal of Animal Science. 82(2):67.
Evaluation of the True Ileal Digestible Valine:lysine Ratio for 13 to 32 Kg Barrows - (Abstract Only)
Kendall, D.C., Kerr, B.J., Frank, J.W., Usry, J.L., Allee, G.L. 2004. Evaluation of the true ileal digestible valine:lysine ratio for 13 to 32 kg barrows. Journal of Animal Science. 82(2):67.
Nitrogen Excretion and Ammonia Emissions from Pigs Fed Reduced Crude Protein Diets - (Abstract Only)
Panetta, D., Powers, W.J., Xin, H., Kerr, B.J., Lorimor, J.C. 2004. Nitrogen excretion and ammonia emissions from pigs fed reduced crude protein diets. Journal of Animal Science. 82(2):84.
Dietary Glycine Needs of Broiler Chicks - (Abstract Only)
Corzo, A., Kidd, M.T., Burnham, D.J., Branton, S.L., Kerr, B.J. 2004. Dietary glycine needs of broiler chicks. Poultry Science Association Meeting. v. 83(Suppl. 1). p. 314. Abstract W6.
Interrelationship of Threonine and Glycine in Growing Broilers - (Abstract Only)
Corzo, A., Kidd, M.T., Burnham, D.J., Branton, S.L., Kerr, B.J. 2004. Interrelationship of threonine and glycine in growing broilers. Poultry Science Association Meeting. v. 83(Suppl. 1). Abstract W6. p. 314.
Dietary Threonine Responses in Three Commercial Broiler Strains - (Abstract Only)
Kidd, M.T., Corzo, A., Barber, S.J., Branton, S.L., Kerr, B.J., Hoehler, D., Locatelli, M.L. 2004. Dietary threonine responses in three commercial broiler strains. Poultry Science. p.1770.
Isoleucine Needs of Female Broilers: Growth and Processing Measurements - (Abstract Only)
Hale, L.L., Barber, S.J., Corzo, A., Kidd, M.T., Kerr, B.J. 2004. Isoleucine needs of female broilers: growth and processing measurements. Southern Poultry Science Society Meeting Abstracts. p. 1768.
Isoleucine Requirement for Late-Finishing (87 to 100 Kg) Pigs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Parr, T.M., Kerr, B.J., Baker, D.H. 2004. Isoleucine requirement for late-finishing (87 to 100 kg) pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 82:1334-1338.
Difference in Rates of Net Portal Absorption Between Crystalline and Protein-Bound Lysine and Threonine in Growing Pigs Fed Once Daily - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
YEN, J., KERR, B.J., EASTER, R.A., PARKHURST, A.M. DIFFERENCE IN RATES OF NET PORTAL ABSORPTION BETWEEN CRYSTALLINE AND PROTEIN-BOUND LYSINE AND THREONINE IN GROWING PIGS FED ONCE DAILY. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE. 2004. v. 82. p. 1079-1090.
Synthetic Amino Acid Option Not Best for Gestating Sows - (Popular Publication)
YEN, J., KERR, B.J., EASTER, R.A., PARKHURST, A.M. SYNTHETIC AMINO ACID OPTION NOT BEST FOR GESTATING SOWS. NATIONAL HOG FARMER. 2003. v. 48. p. 33-34.
Isoleucine Requirement for Late-Finishing (87 to 100 Kg) Pigs - (Research Notes)
Parr, T.M., Kerr, B.J., Baker, D.H. 2003. Isoleucine requirement for late-finishing (87 to 100 kg) pigs. Illinois Swine Day Report. p. 10-19.
Threonine Need of Growing Female Broilers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Corzo, A., Kidd, M.T., Kerr, B.J. 2003. Threonine need of growing female broilers. International Journal of Poultry Science. 2 (6): 367-371.
Update on Amino Acid Nutrition of Swine and Poultry - (Proceedings)
Kerr, B.J. 2003. Update on amino acid nutrition of swine and poultry. Nutrition Conference Proceedings. P. 172-198.
Influence of Dietary Protein Level, Amino Acid Supplementation, and Dietary Energy Levels on Growing-Finishing Pig Performance, and Carcass Composition - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kerr, B.J., Southern, L.L., Bidner, T.D., Friesen, K.G., Easter, R.A. 2003. Influence of dietary protein level, amino acid supplementation, and dietary energy levels on growing-finishing pig performance, and carcass composition. Journal of Animal Science. 81:3075-3087.
Isoleucine Needs of Ross Male Broilers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kidd, M.T., Burnham, D.J., Kerr, B.J. 2004. Isoleucine needs of ross male broilers. British Poultry Science. 45:67-75.
Evaluation of the Tid Tryptophan:lysine Ratio for Late Finishing Barrows - (Abstract Only)
Kendall, D.C., Kerr, B.J., Frank, J.W., Gaines, A.M., Ratliffe, B., Allee, G.L. 2003. Evaluation of the tid tryptophan:lysine ratio for late finishing barrows. Journal of Animal Science. 81 (1):139.
Dietary Manipulation to Reduce Environmental Impact - (Proceedings)
Kerr, B.J. 2003. Dietary manipulation to reduce environmental impact. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Digestive Physiology in Pigs. Volume 1:139-158.
Influences of Dietary Protein Level, Amino Acid Supplementation and Environmental Temperature on Performance, Body Composition, Organ Weights and Heat Production of Growing Pigs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kerr, B.J., Yen, J.T., Nienaber, J.A., Easter, R.A. Influences of dietary protein level, amino acid supplementation and environmental temperature on performance, body composition, organ weights and total heat production of growing pigs. Journal of Animal Science 2003. v. 81. p. 1998-2007.
Physiological and Biological Limitations for Nutrient Utilization in Farm Animals - (Proceedings)
Kerr, B.J. 2003. Physiological and biological limitations for nutrient utilization in farm animals. Journal of Animal Science. 81 Suppl.2): 84.
Isoleucine Needs of Ross Male Broilers - (Abstract Only)
Kidd, M.T., Barber, S.J., Zumwalt, C.D., Burnham, D.J., Kerr, B.J. 2003. Isoleucine needs of ross male broilers. Poultry Science. 81(Suppl. 1):116.
Arginine and Coccidiosis Responses in Broiler Chicks - (Abstract Only)
Thornton, S.A., Barber, S.J., Virden, W.S., Thaxton, J.P., Kidd, M.T., Kerr, B.J. 2003. Arginine and coccidiosis responses in broiler chicks. Poultry Science. 82(1):93.
Isoleucine Requirement of Growing (25 to 45 Kg) Pigs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Parr, T.M., Kerr, B.J., Baker, D.H. 2003. Isoleucine requirement of growing (25 to 45 kg) pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 81:745-752.
Tryptophan: Effects on Neutotransmitters, Behavior, Meat Quality, and the Results of Current Requirement Studies in Nursery Pigs - (Review Article)
Kerr, B.J., Guzik, A.C., Southern, L.L. 2002. Tryptophan: effects on neutotransmitters, behavior, meat quality, and the results of current requirement studies in nursery pigs. Biokyowa Technical Review. p. 1-20.
The Tryptophan Requirement of Phase I, Ii, and III Nursery Pigs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Guzik, A.C., Southern, L.L., Bidner, T.D., Kerr, B.J. 2002. The tryptophan requirement of phase i, ii, and iii nursery pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 80:2646-2655.
Impact of Animal Nutrition and Feed Management on the Environment: Success, Challenges and Future Direction - (Abstract Only)
Kohn, R., Angel, R., Mitchell, R., Weber, G., Kerr, B.J., Sutton, A., Carpenter, G. 2002. Impact of animal nutrition and feed management on the environment: success, challenges and future direction. Animal Residuals Agricultural Animal Manure Management Policy and Technology.
Isoleucine Requirement of Grower (20 to 50 Kg) Pigs - (Proceedings)
Parr, T.M., Kerr, B.J., Baker, D.H. 2003. Isoleucine requirement of grower (20 to 50 kg) pigs. Illinois Swine Day Report. p. 5-12.
Plasma Urea Nitrogen As An Indicator of the Isoleucine Requirement of Grower Pigs - (Abstract Only)
Parr, T.M., Kerr, B.J., Baker, D.H. 2002. Plasma urea nitrogen as an indicator of the isoleucine requirement of grower pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 80(2):72.
Development of An Isoleucine Deficient Diet in Growing and Finishing Pigs - (Abstract Only)
Kerr, B.J., Parr, T.M., Borg, B.S., Campbell, J.M., Bryant, K.L., Kidd, M.T. 2002. Development of an isoleucine deficient diet in growing and finishing pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 80(2):72.
Valine Requirement of Nursery Pigs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mavromichalis, I., Kerr, B.J., Parr, T.M., Albin, D.M., Gabert, V.M., Baker, D.H. 2001. Valine requirement of nursery pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 79:1223-1229.
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