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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Determining Influence of Microbial, Feed, and Animal Factors on Efficiency of Nutrient Utilization and Performance in Lactating Dairy Cows Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Ruminal bacterial community composition in dairy cows is dynamic over the course of two lactations and correlates with feed efficiency - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(28-Apr-15)
Redundancy, resiliency, and host specificity of the ruminal microbiota: Implications for engineering improved ruminal fermentations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(06-Mar-15)
Total volatile fatty acid concentrations are unreliable estimators of treatment effects on ruminal fermentation in vivo - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hall, M., Nennich, T.D., Doane, P.H., Brink, G.E. 2015. Total volatile fatty acid concentrations are unreliable estimators of treatment effects on ruminal fermentation in vivo. Journal of Dairy Science. 98(6):3988-3999.
Effect of variable water intake as mediated by dietary potassium carbonate supplementation on rumen dynamics in lactating dairy cows - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fraley, S.E., Hall, M., Nennich, T.D. 2015. Effect of variable water intake as mediated by dietary potassium carbonate supplementation on rumen dynamics in lactating dairy cows. Journal of Dairy Science. 98(5):3247–3256.
Determination of dietary starch in animal feeds and pet food by an enzymatic-colorimetric method: collaborative study - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hall, M. 2015. Determination of dietary starch in animal feeds and pet food by an enzymatic-colorimetric method: collaborative study. Journal of Association of Official Analytical Chemists International. 98:397-409.
Bacterial communities in the rumen of Holstein heifers differ when fed orchardgrass as pasture versus hay - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mohammed, R., Brink, G.E., Stevenson, D.M., Neumann, A.P., Beauchemin, K., Suen, G., Weimer, P.J. 2014. Bacterial communities in the rumen of Holstein heifers differ when fed orchardgrass as pasture versus hay. Frontiers in Microbiology 5. 689:1-11.
Production of medium-chain volatile fatty acids by mixed ruminal microorganisms is enhanced by ethanol in co-culture with Clostridium kluyveri     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weimer, P.J., Nerdahl, M., Brandl, D.J. 2015. Production of medium-chain volatile fatty acids by mixed ruminal microorganisms is enhanced by ethanol in co-culture with Clostridium kluyveri. Bioresource Technology. 175:97-101.
Selection of an empirical detection method for determination of water-soluble carbohydrates in feedstuffs for application in ruminant nutrition - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hall, M. 2014. Selection of an empirical detection method for determination of water-soluble carbohydrates in feedstuffs for application in ruminant nutrition. Animal Feed Science and Technology. 198:28-37.
Role of the ruminal microbiome in the production and composition of milk - (Proceedings)
Weimer, P.J. 2014. Role of the ruminal microbiome in the production and composition of milk. In: Proceedings of Primera Conferencia de Gases de Efecto Invernadero en Sistemas Agropecuarios de Latinoamerica (GALA), September 30-October 3, 2014, Osorno, Chile. p. 33-40.
Corn bran versus corn grain at 2 levels of forage: Intake, apparent digestibility, and production responses by lactating dairy cows - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Arndt, C., Armentano, L.E., Hall, M. 2014. Corn bran versus corn grain at 2 levels of forage: Intake, apparent digestibility, and production responses by lactating dairy cows. Journal of Dairy Science. 97:5676–5687.
Feed analyses and their interpretation - (Book / Chapter)
Hall, M. 2014. Feed analyses and their interpretation. In: Van Saun, R.J., editor. Veterinary Clinics: Food Animal Practice. Volume 30. Philadelphia,PA: Elsevier. p. 487-505.
Feeding, evaluating, and controlling rumen function - (Book / Chapter)
Lean, I.J., Golder, H.M., Hall, M. 2014. Feeding, evaluating, and controlling rumen function. In: Van Saun, R.J., editor. Veterinary Clinics: Food Animal Practice. Volume 30. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier. p. 539-575.
Responses of late-lactation cows to forage substitutes in low-forage diets supplemented with by-products     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hall, M., Chase, L.E. 2014. Responses of late-lactation cows to forage substitutes in low-forage diets 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.
Last Modified: 6/2/2015
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