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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: Improving the Efficiency of Sheep Production in Western Rangeland Production Systems

Location: Range Sheep Production Efficiency Research

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Plasma amino acids of wether lambs supplemented with novel feed products to reduce locoweed toxicity - (Proceedings)
(21-Jun-14)
Evaluation of Columbia, USMARC-Composite, Suffolk, and Texel rams as terminal sires in an extensive rangeland production system: VIII. Quality measures of lamb longissimus dorsi     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mousel, M.R., Notter, D.R., Leeds, T.D., Zerby, H.N., Moeller, S.J., Taylor, J.B., Lewis, G.S. 2014. Evaluation of Columbia, USMARC-Composite, Suffolk, and Texel rams as terminal sires in an extensive rangeland production system: VIII. Quality measures of lamb longissimus dorsi. Journal of Animal Science. 92(7):2086-2868.
Evaluation of Columbia, USMARC-Composite, Suffolk and Texel rams as terminal sires in an extensive rangeland production system: VII. Accuracy of ultrasound predictors and their association with carcass weight, yield and value     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Notter, D.R., Mousel, M.R., Leeds, T.D., Zerby, H.N., Moeller, S.J., Lewis, G.S., Taylor, J.B. 2014. Evaluation of Columbia, USMARC-Composite, Suffolk and Texel rams as terminal sires in an extensive rangeland production system: VII. Accuracy of ultrasound predictors and their association with carcass weight, yield and value. Journal of Animal Science. 92(6):2402-2414.
Evaluation of Columbia, USMARC-Composite, Suffolk, and Texel rams as terminal sires in an extensive rangeland production system: VI.Measurements of live-lamb and carcass shape and their relationship to carcass yield and value     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Notter, D.R., Mousel, M.R., Leeds, T.D., Zerby, H.N., Moeller, S.J., Lewis, G.S., Taylor, J.B. 2014. Evaluation of Columbia, USMARC-Composite, Suffolk, and Texel rams as terminal sires in an extensive rangeland production system: VI.Measurements of live-lamb and carcass shape and their relationship to carcass yield and value. Journal of Animal Science. 92(5):1980-1994.
Selenium biofortification in North America: Using naturally selenium-rich feeds for livestock - (Book / Chapter)
Taylor, J.B., Caton, J.S., Larsen, R. 2014. Selenium biofortification in North America: Using naturally selenium-rich feeds for livestock. In: Banuelos, G.S., Lin, Z.-Q., Yin, X., editors. Selenium in the Environment and Human Health. London, UK: Taylor & Francis Group. p.155-156.
Evaluation of Columbia, USMARC-Composite, Suffolk, and Texel rams at terminal sires in an extensive rangeland production system - (Popular Publication)
(11-Sep-13)
Natural selenium-rich feeds manage selenium deficiency in Oregon sheep - (Popular Publication)
(01-Sep-13)
Genome-wide genetic diversity and differentially selected regions among Suffolk, Rambouillet, Columbia, Polypay and Targhee sheep     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, L., Mousel, M.R., Wu, X., Michal, J.J., Zhou, X., Ding, B., Lewis, G.S., Jiang, Z. 2013. Genome-wide genetic diversity and differentially selected regions among Suffolk, Rambouillet, Columbia, Polypay and Targhee sheep. PLoS One. 8(6):e65942.
Safety and efficacy of low-dose, subacute exposure of mature ewes to sodium chlorate - (Abstract Only)
Taylor, J.B., Dungan, R.S., Smith, D.J. 2013. Safety and efficacy of low-dose, subacute exposure of mature ewes to sodium chlorate. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. 91:(Suppl.2):218.
Genetic evaluation of the probability of lambing in yearling Targhee ewes     Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Kirschten, D.P., Notter, D.R., Lewis, G.S. 2013. Genetic evaluation of the probability of lambing in yearling Targhee ewes. Western Section of Animal Science Proceedings. 64:161-164.
Feeding low-phytic acid corn grain to finishing wethers does not alter phosphorus digestion - (Proceedings)
Taylor, J.B., Leytem, A.B., Raboy, V. 2013. Feeding low-phytic acid corn grain to finishing wethers does not alter phosphorus digestion. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. 64:392-395.
Maternal nutritional plane and selenium supply during gestation impacts visceral organ mass and intestinal growth and vascularity of neonatal lamb offspring - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meyer, A.M., Neville, T.L., Reed, J.J., Taylor, J.B., Reynolds, L.P., Redmer, D.A., Hammer, C.J., Caton, J.S. 2013. Maternal nutritional plane and selenium supply during gestation impacts visceral organ mass and intestinal growth and vascularity of neonatal lamb offspring. Journal of Animal Science. 91:2628-2639.
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