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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.


 

Recent Publications

Chapter: Animal Health and Biosecurity.  Caldwell, J. M., and L. G. Strickland.  2016.  Modern Beef Production: Integrative approaches with nutrition, reproduction, and genetics.

Bacterial bile salt hydrolase: an intestinal microbiome target for enhanced animal health. Animal Health Research Reviews Geng, W., and J. Lin.  2016.  Animal Health Research Reviews., December Issue (In Press) doi:10.1017/S1466252316000153.

Retained Ownership Profitability of Beef Cattle Originating in Tennessee Minfeng Tang  2016.  M.S. Thesis.

Bile Salt Hydrolase: A Microbiome Target for Enhanced Animal Health.  Negga, R.  2015.  M.S. Thesis.

Bile salt hydrolase: a microbiome target for enhanced animal health.  Negga, R., X. Zeng, K. Smith, and J. Lin.  2014.  2014 Conference of Research Workers in Animal Disease, Chicago, December 7-9.

Results of TTAR survey to determine attitudes of Tennessee beef produces on antimicrobial use and recommended animal health practices Lane, Jr, C. D., Alice Greene, M. G. Welborn, Rand Carpenter, and John Dunn.  2009.  J. Anim. Sci. 87 ( E-Suppl. 3). .

Effects of in-feed egg yolk antibodies on Salmonella shedding, bacterial antibiotic resistance and health of pigs.  Mathew, A. G., Rattanatabtimtong, S., Nyachoti, C., and Fang, L..  2009.  Journal of Food Protection. 72: 267-273.

The Entero-Microbic Connection to Animal Health, Productivity and Food Safety: A 20-year perspective of Research.  Mathew, A. G.  2007.  Novus International Inc. June 19, 2007. St. Louis, MO.

Development of Web-based Farm Mapping Tool for Nutrient Management Plan Development in Tennessee Walker, F. R., and B. A. Jolly.  2005.  Southern Region Water Quality Conference. Lexington KY. Oct. 23 to 26, 2005. Oral Presentation.

Tennessee DART resource CDs.  Prather, T. G.  2004.