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Personnel

Michael John De Veth
Assistant Professor
Bioactive compound influence on dairy cattle

Peter Downs Krawczel
Assistant Professor
Behavior and Welfare of Dairy Cows

Events

Cows, Fire, Biofuel and Wildlife, 3/11/2015

Tennessee Cow/Calf Conference, 10/8/2014

 

Video


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Livestock Research 
It's a problem for Tennessee farmers who produce our top commodity -- beef cattle. Insects such as flies cause serious health problems for their animals, and reduce product quality for consumers.



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Cattle Facility 
Beef cattle farming is Tennessee's top agricultural commodity - generating nearly 600 million dollars each year.


 

Recent Publications

Cows and Trees in New Mexico: Using Cattle Behavior to Inform Piņon Juniper Woodland Management.  Cibils, A. F., C. Black-Rubio, R. L. Wesley, V. J. Prileson, M. N. Sawalhah, R. Endecott, J. T. Mulliniks, M. K. Petersen, S. H. Cox, and R. Dunlap.  2017.  Society of American Foresters.

Vaginal and uterine bacterial communities in postpartum lactating cows Clemmons, B. A., F. G. Dantas, G. A. Franco, S. T. Reese, O. I. Adeyosoye, T. P. L. Smith, P. Myer, and K. Pohler.  2017.  Journal of Animal Science, 95(Supplement 1) 51-53.

High milk production decreases cow-calf productivity within a highly available feed resource environment.  Edwards, S. E., J. D. Hobbs, and J. T. Mulliniks.  2017.  Translational Animal Science.

Sire Effect on Pregnancy Associated Glycoprotein (PAG) Concentrations in Nelore Beef Cows.  Franco, G. A., C. F. G. Martins, R. F. G. Peres, J. L. M. Vasconcelos, and K. Pohler.  2017.  Journal of Animal Science, Southern Section Meetings, Franklin, TN.

Rumen-protected arginine alters blood flow parameters and luteinizing hormone concentration in cyclic beef cows consuming toxic endophyte-infected tall fescue seed Green, M. A., B. Whitlock, J. L. Edwards, E. J. Scholljegerdes, and J. T. Mulliniks.  2017.  Journal of Animal Science.

Circulating beta-hydroxybutyrate concentration may be a predictive measurement for young cows that have a greater probability to conceive at a fixed-time artificial insemination Hobbs, J. D., S. R. Edwards, E. R. Cope, Z. D. McFarlane, K. Pohler, and J. T. Mulliniks.  2017.  Journal of Animal Science.

Is sleep important for dairy cows?.  Kull, J, and P. D. Krawczel.  2017.  UT Extension Publication.

Is sleep important for dairy cows?.  Kull, J, and P. D. Krawczel.  2017.  UT Extension Publication.

Post-weaning feed efficiency decreased in progeny from high milk producing beef cows.  Mulliniks, J. T., S. R. Edwards, J. D. Hobbs, Z. D. McFarlane, and E. R. Cope.  2017.  Proceedings from the Western Section of the American Society of Animal Science.

Alternative approaches to improving the welfare of transition dairy cows and their calves: Use of exercise.  Black, R. A  2016.  Ph.D. Dissertation.

A case study of behaviour and performance of confined or pastured cows during the dry period.  Black, R. A., and P. D. Krawczel.  2016.  Animals.

Effect of prepartum physical activity on behavior and immune competence of non-lactating dairy cows.  Black, R. A., G. M. Pighetti, and P. D. Krawczel.  2016.  Journal of Dairy Science.