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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Mary Beth Hall
U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center
Dairy Scientist

Phone: (608) 890-0078
Fax: (608) 890-0076
1925 LINDEN DRIVE WEST
MADISON, WI, 53706

Projects
Determining Influence of Microbial, Feed, and Animal Factors on Efficiency of Nutrient Utilization and Performance in Lactating Dairy Cows
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 422301
EFFECT OF CALCIUM OXIDE-TREATED CORN STOVER ON DAIRY CATTLE PERFORMANCE WHEN SUBSTITUTED FOR CORN GRAIN
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 422889
DOES CALCIUM OXIDE-TREATED CORN STOVER AFFECT DAIRY CATTLE PERFORMANCE WHEN SUBSTITUTED FOR CORN GRAIN OR CORN SILAGE
Trust (T)
  Accession Number: 422490

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Feed analysis and its interpretation - (Book / Chapter) - (16-Apr-14)
Feeding, evaluating, and controlling rumen function - (Book / Chapter) - (16-Apr-14)
Responses of late-lactation cows to forage substitutes in low-forage diets predominantly supplemented with by-products - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hall, M., Chase, L.E. 2014. Responses of late-lactation cows to forage substitutes in low-forage diets predominantly supplemented with by-products. Journal of Dairy Science. 97:3042-3052.
Carbohydrate and fat: considerations for energy and more - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hall, M., Eastridge, M.L. 2014. Carbohydrate and fat: considerations for energy and more. Professional Animal Scientist. 30:140-149.
Dietary starch source and protein degradability in diets containing sucrose: effects on ruminal measures and proposed mechanism for degradable protein effects - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hall, M. 2013. Dietary starch source and protein degradability in diets containing sucrose: effects on ruminal measures and proposed mechanism for degradable protein effects. Journal of Dairy Science. 96:7093-7109.
Unique interrelationships between fiber composition, water-soluble carbohydrates, and in vitro gas production for fall-grown oat forages Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Coblentz, W.K., Nellis, S.A., Hoffman, P.C., Hall, M., Weimer, P.J., Esser, N.M., Bertram, M.G. 2013. Unique interrelationships between fiber composition, water-soluble carbohydrates, and in vitro gas production for fall-grown oat forages. Journal of Dairy Science. 96:7195-7209.
Efficacy of reducing sugar and phenol-sulfuric acid assays for analysis of soluble carbohydrates in feedstuffs Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hall, M. 2013. Efficacy of reducing sugar and phenol-sulfuric acid assays for analysis of soluble carbohydrates in feedstuffs. Animal Feed Science and Technology. 185:94-100.
Feeding cows during drought: forage substitute and by-product feeding - (Proceedings)
Hall, M., Chase, L.E. 2012. Feeding cows during drought: forage substitute and by-product feeding. In: Proceedings of Cornell 2012 Feed Dealers Seminars, October 29, 2012, Cortland, New York and Oneonta, New York; October 30, 2012, Ballston Spa, New York and Chazy, New York; October 31, 2012, Watertown, New York; November 1, 2012, Canandaigua, New York; November 2, 2012, Varysburg, New York. p. 62-66.
A ring test of in vitro neutral detergent fiber digestibility: Analytical variability and sample ranking Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hall, M., Mertens, D.R. 2012. A ring test of in vitro neutral detergent fiber digestibility: Analytical variability and sample ranking. Journal of Dairy Science. 95(4):1992-2003.
The glucose oxidase-peroxidase assay for glucose - (Book / Chapter)
Hall, M. 2012. The glucose oxidase-peroxidase assay for glucose. In: Preedy, V.R., editor. Dietary Sugars: Chemistry Analysis, Function and Effects. Cambridge, United Kingdom: RSC Publishing. Chapter 20, p. 340-357.
Fiber digestion, VFA production, and microbial population changes during in vitro ruminal fermentations of mixed rations by monensin-adapted and unadapted microbes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weimer, P.J., Stevenson, D.M., Mertens, D.R., Hall, M. 2011. Fiber digestion, VFA production, and microbial population changes during in vitro ruminal fermentations of mixed rations by monensin-adapted and unadapted microbes. Animal Feed Science And Technology. 169:68-78.
Isotrichid protozoa influence conversion of glucose to glycogen and other microbial products Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hall, M. 2011. Isotrichid protozoa influence conversion of glucose to glycogen and other microbial products. Journal of Dairy Science. 94:4589–4602.
Associations among digestive tract lesions and abnormal serum chemistries in cull dairy cattle - (Abstract Only)
Hall, M., Oetzel, G.R., Huntington, G.B., Moore, F.M., Hertzke, D.M. 2011. Associations among digestive tract lesions and abnormal serum chemistries in cull dairy cattle. Journal of Dairy Science. 94(E-Supplement 1):368.
Evaluation of specificity of hydrolysis methods for separation of water-soluble carbohydrates - (Abstract Only)
Hall, M. 2011. Evaluation of specificity of hydrolysis methods for separation of water-soluble carbohydrates. Journal of Dairy Science. 94(E-Supplement 1):688.
A ring test of in vitro neutral detergent fiber digestibility: analytical variability and sample ranking - (Abstract Only)
Hall, M., Mertens, D.R. 2011. A ring test of in vitro neutral detergent fiber digestibility: analytical variability and sample ranking. Journal of Dairy Science. 94(E-Supplement 1):766.
Productivity, digestion, and health responses to hindgut acidosis in ruminants Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gressley, T.F., Hall, M., Armentano, L.E. 2011. Productivity, digestion, and health responses to hindgut acidosis in ruminants. Journal of Animal Science. 89:1120-1130.
Reduced Protein Responses to Sugar Feeding May Be Due to Microbial Glycogen Production - (Abstract Only) - (10-Mar-10)
Cattle Differ in Ability to Adapt to Small Intestinal Digestion of Starch - (Abstract Only) - (10-Mar-10)
Animal Productivity and Health Responses to Hind-Gut Acidosis - (Abstract Only) - (10-Mar-10)
Forage Physically Effective Fiber Source Alters Ruminal pH and Site of Digestion - (Abstract Only) - (25-Feb-10)
By-Product Feeds - (Book / Chapter) - (19-Oct-09)
Carbohydrate Source and Protein Degradability Alter Lactation, Ruminal, and Blood Measures. Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hall, M., Larson, C.C., Wilcox, C.J. 2010. Carbohydrate Source and Protein Degradability Alter Lactation, Ruminal, and Blood Measures. Journal of Dairy Science. 93(1):311-322.
Heat Stress Alters Ruminal Fermentation and Digesta Characteristics, and Behavior in Lactating Dairy Cattle - (Proceedings)
Hall, M. 2009. Heat Stress Alters Ruminal Fermentation and Digesta Characteristics, and Behavior in Lactating Dairy Cattle. In: Proceedings of Eleventh International Symposium on Ruminant Physiology, September 6-9, 2009, Clermont-Ferrand, France. p. 204-205.
Protein and Carbohydrate Interactions Alter Ruminal Fermentation, Digesta Characteristics, and Behavior in Lactating Dairy Cattle - (Proceedings)
Hall, M. 2009. Protein and Carbohydrate Interactions Alter Ruminal Fermentation, Digesta Characteristics, and Behavior in Lactating Dairy Cattle. In: Proceedings of Eleventh International Symposium on Ruminant Physiology, September 6-9, 2009, Clermont-Ferrand, France. p. 202-203.
Factors Affecting Accuracy and Time Requirements of a Glucose Oxidase-Peroxidase Assay for Determination of Glucose - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hall, M.B., Keuler, N.S. 2009. Factors Affecting Accuracy and Time Requirements of a Glucose Oxidase-Peroxidase Assay for Determination of Glucose. Journal of Association of Official Analytical Chemists International. 92:50-60.
Effect of Sample Processing Procedures on Measurement of Starch in Corn Silage and Corn Grain Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hall, M., Mertens, D.R. 2008. Effect of sample processing procedures on measurement of starch in corn silage and corn grain. Journal of Dairy Science. 91:4830-4833.
Considerations in Utilizing by-Product Carbohydrates in Ruminant Nutrition - (Proceedings)
Hall, M. 2008. Considerations in utilizing by-product carbohydrates in ruminant nutrition. In: Proceedings of the 29th Western Nutrition Conference, September 23-24, 2008, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. p. 127-136.
Determination of Starch, Including Maltooligosaccharides, in Animal Feeds: Comparison of Methods and a Method Recommended for AOAC Collaborative Study - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hall, M.B. 2009. Determination of Starch, Including Maltooligosaccharides, in Animal Feeds: Comparison of Methods and a Method Recommended for AOAC Collaborative Study. Journal of Association of Official Analytical Chemists International. 92:42-49.
Importance and Pitfalls of Starch Assays: Selection of Methods - (Proceedings)
Hall, M. 2008. Importance and pitfalls of starch assays: selection of methods. In: Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Section of the American Association of Analytical Chemists, June 9-11, 2008, Bozeman, Montana. p. 20.
Standardizing Digestibility Results Across Labs: a Possible Approach - (Other)
Hall, M., Mertens, D.R. 2008. Standardizing digestibility results across labs: a possible approach. Available: http://www.ars.usda.gov/sp2UserFiles/ Place/36553000/pdf's/022808%20MBH%20Standardizing%20Digestibility.pdf.
Fiber Digestibility And Starch Content Of Corn Silage - (Proceedings)
Martin, N.P., Mertens, D.R., Hall, M., Lauer, J.G. 2008. Fiber digestibility and starch content of corn silage. In: Proceedings of 2008 Idaho Alfalfa and Forage Conference, February 26-27, 2008, Burley, Idaho. p. 19-24.
Reaping the Most Nutrients: Working with Starch and Nonfiber Carbohydrate Digestibility - (Proceedings)
Hall, M. 2008. Reaping the most nutrients: Working with starch and nonfiber carbohydrate digestibility. In: Proceedings of the Mid-South Ruminant Nutrition Conference, April 7, 2008, Arlington, Texas. p. 31-38.
Grass Yield and Quality Affect Potential Stocking Rate and Milk Production Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brink, G.E., Hall, M., Mertens, D.R., Casler, M.D. 2008. Grass Yield and Quality Affect Potential Stocking Rate and Milk Production. Forage and Grazinglands. Available: http://www.plantmanagementnetwork.org/sub/fg/research/2008/milk/.
Nutrient Synchrony: Sound in Theory, Elusive in Practice - (Review Article)
Hall, M., Huntington, G. 2007. Nutrient synchrony: sound in theory, elusive in practice. Journal of Animal Science. 86:E287-E292.
In Vitro Fermentation Vessel Type and Method Alter Fiber Digestibility Estimates - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hall, M., Mertens, D.R. 2008. In vitro fermentation vessel type and method alter fiber digestibility estimates. Journal of Dairy Science. 91(1):301-307.
Methodological Challenges in Carbohydrate Analysis - (Proceedings)
Hall, M. 2007. Methodological challenges in carbohydrate analysis. Proceedings of the 44th Annual Meeting of the Brazilian Society of Animal Science. Brazilian Journal of Animal Science (supplement). 36:359-367.
Intake and Digestibility of Bahiagrass Hay Supplemented with Molasses or Molasses-urea with or without Soybean Hulls when Fed to Cattle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kostenbauder, M.J., Coleman, S.W., Chase, C.C., Kunkle, W.E., Hall, M.B., Martin, F.G. 2007. Intake and Digestibility of Bahiagrass Hay Supplemented with Molasses or Molasses-urea with or without Soybean Hulls when Fed to Cattle. Professional Animal Scientist. 23:373-380.
Carbohydrate Nutrition and Manure Scoring. Part I: Carbohydrates - (Proceedings)
Hall, M. 2007. Carbohydrate nutrition and manure scoring. Part I: Carbohydrates. In: Proceedings of the Minnesota Dairy Health Conference, May 15, 2007, St. Paul, Minnesota. p. 69-79.
Carbohydrate Nutrition and Manure Scoring. Part Ii: Tools for Monitoring Rumen Function in Dairy Cattle - (Proceedings)
Hall, M. 2007. Carbohydrate nutrition and manure scoring. Part II: Tools for monitoring rumen function in dairy cattle. In: Proceedings of Minnesota Dairy Health Conference, May 15, 2007, St. Paul, Minnesota. p. 81-86.
Canopy Structure and Forage Quality Differences among Temperate Grasses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brink, G.E., Casler, M.D., Hall, M. 2007. Canopy structure and forage quality differences among temperate grasses. Crop Science. 47:2182-2189.
Nutrient Synchrony: Sound in Theory, Elusive in Practice - (Abstract Only)
Hall, M. 2007. Nutrient synchrony: sound in theory, elusive in practice. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. 85:124.
Sucrose Concentration Alters Fermentation Kinetics, Products and Carbon Fates in in Vitro Fermentations with Mixed Ruminal Microbes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hall, M., Weimer, P.J. 2007. Sucrose concentration alters fermentation kinetics, products and carbon fates in in vitro fermentations with mixed ruminal microbes. Journal of Animal Science. 85:1467-1478.
The cows are always right! Evaluating rations - (Proceedings)
Hall, M. 2006. The cows are always right! Evaluating rations. In: Proceedings of the 5th Annual Arizona Dairy Production Conference, October 10, 2006, Tempe, Arizona. p. 1-7.
The role of sugar in diet selection in redtail and red colobus monkeys - (Book / Chapter)
Danish, L., C. A. Chapman, M. B. Hall, K. D. Rode, and C. O'Driscoll Worman. 2006. The role of sugar in diet selectin in redtail and red colobus monkeys. In: Hohman, G., Robbins, M. M., Boesch, C., editors. Feeding Ecology in Apes and Other Primates. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. p. 473-487.
Dietary Carbohydrate Impact on Milk Components - (Proceedings)
Hall, M. 2006. Dietary carbohydrate impact on milk components. In: Proceedings of the Four-State Dairy Nutrition and Management Conference, June 15, 2006, Dubuque, Iowa. p.79-83.
Tools for Monitoring Rumen Function in Dairy Cattle - (Proceedings)
Hall, M. 2006. Tools for monitoring rumen function in dairy cattle. IN: Proceedings for Dansk Boologisk Selskab, April 20, 2006, Braedstrup, Denmark. p. 10-15.
Laboratory Methods of Analysis for Feedstuff Starch Content and Availability - (Abstract Only)
Hall, M. 2006. Laboratory methods of analysis for feedstuff starch content and availability. Journal of Dairy Science. 89:1867.
Implications of a Carbon Balance Study: Organic Acid and Protein Supplies Change with Fermentable Carbohydrate:protein Ratio - (Abstract Only)
Hall, M., Weimer, P.J. 2006. Implications of a carbon balance study: organic acid and protein supplies change with fermentable carbohydrate:protein ratio [abstract]. Journal of Dairy Science. 89:Suppl 1:404.
Microbial Yield and Fiber Digestion from Sucrose, Starch, Pectin and Bermudagrass Fiber Fermentation - (Abstract Only)
Holtshausen, L., Hall, M. 2006. Microbial yield and fiber digestion from sucrose, starch, pectin and bermudagrass fiber fermentation [abstract]. Journal of Dairy Science. 89:(Suppl. 1):88.
Integration of Ruminal Metabolism in Dairy Cattle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Firkins, J.L., Hristov, A.N., Hall, M., Varga, G.A., St-Pierre, N.R. 2006. Integration of ruminal metabolism in dairy cattle. Journal of Dairy Science. 89:E31-51E.
Letter to the Editor: Corrections to Biofilm Article - (Other)
Hall, M., Weimer, P.J. 2006. Ruminating on films. American Scientist. 94:100.
Beyond Rfv/q: What Are You Missing with Your Hay Quality Tests? - (Proceedings)
Hall, M. 2005. Beyond RFV/Q: What are you missing with your hay quality tests? 2005. In: Proceedings of the 35th California Alfalfa & Forage Symposium, December 12-14, 2005, Visalia, California. p. 231-250.
Definitions of Feed Analysis Methods As Sources of Error in Nutritional Models - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hall, M., Rymph, S.J. 2005. Definitions of feed analysis methods as sources of error in nutritional models. Canadian Journal of Animal Science. 85(4):545.
Diagnosing & Managing Subclinical Rumen Acidosis in Dairy Cattle. - (Proceedings)
Hall, M. B. 2005. Diagnosing & managing subclinical rumen acidosis in dairy cattle. In: Proc. 23rd Annual Forum of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, June 3, 2005, Baltimore, MD. CDROM and online.
Sugars in Dairy Cattle Rations: Sweetening the Pot Or Not? - (Proceedings)
Hall, M. B. 2005. Sugars in dairy cattle rations: sweetening the pot or not? In: Four-State Dairy Nutrition and Management Conference Proceedings, June 15 & 16, 2005, Dubuque, IA. p. 221 - 228. MWPS-4SD18.
Starches and Sugars: Conceptual and Analytical Challenges - (Abstract Only)
Hall, M. B. 2005. Starches and sugars: conceptual and analytical challenges [abstract]. Journal of Dairy Science 88 (Suppl. 1): 347.
Ruminal Acidosis: Beyond the Rumen. - (Abstract Only)
Hall, M. B. 2005. Ruminal acidosis: beyond the rumen [abstract]. Journal of Dairy Science 88 (Suppl. 1): 377.
Effects of Nonfiber Carbohydrate Source and Protein Degradability on Ruminal Protein Fractions and Ndf Disappearance - (Abstract Only)
Hall, M. B., Larson, C. C. 2004. Effects of nonfiber carbohydrate source and protein degradability on ruminal protein fractions and NDF disappearance [abstract]. Journal of Dairy Science 87 Suppl. (1):463.
The Latest in Carbohydrate Nutrition & Evaluating Its Impact on Health and Performance - (Proceedings)
Hall, M. B. 2005. The latest in carbohydrate nutrition & evaluating its impact on health and performance. In: Proc. New England Dairy Feed Conference, West Lebanon, NH. March 31, 2005.
The Latest in Carbohydrate Nutrition & Evaluating Its Impact on Health and Performance - (Proceedings)
Hall, M. B. 2005. The latest in carbohydrate nutrition & evaluating its impact on health and performance. In: Proc. Ruminant Health and Nutrition Conference, Syracuse, NY March 29, 2005.
What We Do and don't Know About Forage and Carbohydrate Digestion in the Dairy Cow (And Some More Food for Thought). - (Proceedings)
Hall, M. B. 2005. What we do and don't know about forage and carbohydrate digestion in the dairy cow (and some more food for thought). In: Proc. Feed and Nutritional Management Cow College, January 11 - 12, 2005, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA. p. 1 - 12.
Using Manure Evaluation As a Diagnostic Tool for Ration Evaluation. - (Proceedings)
Hall, M. B. 2005. Using manure evaluation as a diagnostic tool for ration evaluation. In: Proc. Feed and Nutritional Management Cow College, January 11 - 12, 2005, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA. p. 67 -74.
Composition and Nutritional Characteristics of Fungi Consumed by Callimico Goeldii in Pando, Bolivia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hanson, A.M., Hall, M., Porter, L.M., Lintzenich, B. 2006. Composition and nutritional characteristics of fungi consumed by Callimico Goeldii in Pando, Bolivia. International Journal of Primatology [serial online]. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10764-005-9014-z.
Ruminal Acidosis: Within and Beyond the Rumen - (Proceedings)
Hall, M. B. 2004. Ruminal acidosis: within and beyond the rumen. In: Proc. Meeting of California Association of Registered Professional Animal Scientists. Coalinga, CA. October 28-29, 2004.
Temperature and carbon dioxide effects on nutritive value of rhizoma peanut herbage - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Newman, Y. C., L. E. Sollenberger, K. J. Boote, L. H. Allen, Jr., J. C. V. Vu, and M. B. Hall. 2005. Temperature and carbon dioxide effects on nutritive value of rhizoma peanut herbage. Crop Science. 45:316-321.
Ruminal Protein Metabolites and Fiber Fermentation Differ among Nonfiber Carbohydrate and Protein Sources - (Other)
Hall, M. B., Larson, C. C. 2004. Ruminal protein metabolites and fiber fermentation differ among nonfiber carbohydrate and protein sources [short paper]. Journal of Animal and Feed Sciences. 13 (Suppl. 1):83-86.
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