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1995

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Effects of 17β-Estradiol on Distribution of Pituitary Isoforms of Luteinizing Hormone and Follicle-Stimulating Hormone during the Follicular Phase of the Bovine Estrous Cycle, F. N. Kojima, Andrea S. Cupp, T. T. Stumpf, D. D. Zalesky, M. S. Roberson, L. A. Werth, M. W. Wolfe, Roger J. Kittok, H. E. Grotjan, and J. E. Kinder

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Relationship of Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphisms (RFLP) at the Bovine Calpastatin Locus to Calpastatin Activity and Meat Tenderness, S. M. Lonergan, C. W. Ernst, M. D. Bishop, Chris R. Calkins, and Mohammad Koohmaraie

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Uterine Mass and Uterine Blood Volume in Mice Selected 21 Generations for Alternative Criteria to Increase Litter Size, Merlyn K. Nielsen, R. J. Kittok, and Y. L. Kochera Kirby

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Prediction of Genetic Values of Sires for Growth Traits of Crossbred Cattle Using a Multivariate Animal Model with Heterogeneous Variances, R. Nunez-Dominguez, L. Dale Van Vleck, and Larry V. Cundiff

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Sperm Production in Boars After Nine Generations of Selection for Increased Weight of Testis, Thomas A. Rathje, R. K. Johnson, and D. D. Lunstra

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Hormone concentrations in the caudal vena cava during the first ovarian follicular wave of the oestrous cycle in heifers, F. M. Rhodes, L. A. Fitzpatrick, K. W. Entwistle, and J. E. Kinder

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Effect of Accounting for Different Phenotypic Variances by Sire Breed and Sex on Selection of Sires Based on Expected Progeny Differences for 200- and 365-Day Weights, F. A. Rodriguez-Almeida, L. Dale Van Vleck, and Larry V. Cundiff

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Heterogeneity of Variance by Sire Breed, Sex, and Dam Breed in 200- and 365-Day Weights of Beef Cattle from a Top Cross Experiment, F. A. Rodriguez-Almeida, L. Dale Van Vleck, Larry V. Cundiff, and Stephen D. Kachman

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Estimation of Non-Additive Genetic Variances in Three Synthetic Lines of Beef Cattle Using an Animal Model, F. A. Rodriguez-Almeida, L. Dale Van Vleck, R. A. Willham, and S. L. Northcutt

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Dosage of the Synthetic Progestin, Norgestomet, Influences Luteinizing Hormone Pulse Frequency and Endogenous Secretion of 17β-Estradiol in Heifers, T. Sanchez, M. E. Wehrman, F. N. Kojima, Andrea S. Cupp, E. G. Bergfeld, K. E. Peters, V. Mariscal, Roger J. Kittok, and J. E. Kinder

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Differences in Pup Birth Weight, Pup Variability Within Litters, and Dam Weight of Mice Selected for Alternative Criteria to Increase Litter Size, M. A. J/ Van Engelen, Merlyn K. Nielsen, and E. L. de A. Ribeiro

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Role of Specific Response Elements of the c-fos Promoter and Involvement of Intermediate Transcription Factor(s) in the Induction of Sertoli Cell Differentiation (Transferrin Promoter Activation) by the Testicular Paracrine Factor PModS*, Patricia D. Whaley, Jaideep Chaudhary, Andrea S. Cupp, and Michael K. Skinner

1994

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Ovarian Follicular Development in Prepubertal Heifers Is Influenced by Level of Dietary Energy Intake, E. G. M. Bergfeld, F. N. Kojima, Andrea S. Cupp, M. E. Wehrman, K. E. Peters, M. Garcia-Winder, and J. E. Kinder

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Effect of Fat Source in Receiving Diets and Reduced Nocturnal Temperatures on Commingled Feeder Pig Performance, Michael C. Brumm and Ernest R. Peo, Jr.

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Uterine Capacity and Ovulation Rate in Mice Selected 21 Generations on Alternative Criteria to Increase Litter Size, A. C. Clutter, Y. Kochera Kirby, and Merlyn K. Nielsen

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Serum Cholesterol Concentration of Mice Selected for Litter Size and its Relationship to Litter Size and Testis Mass, E. L. de A. Ribeiro, R. J. Kittok, and Merlyn K. Nielsen

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Electromagnetic Scanning of Beef Quarters to Predict Carcass and Primal Lean Content, B. L. Gwartney, Chris R. Calkins, R. S. Lin, J. C. Forest, Anne M. Parkhurst, and R. P. Lemenager

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Effects of Synovex® Implants on Growth Rate, Pelvic Area, Reproduction, and Calving Performance of Replacement Heifers, R. F. Hancock, Gene H. Deutscher, Merlyn K. Nielsen, and D. J. Colburn

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Ten Generations of Selection for Predicted Weight of Testes in Swine: Direct Response and Correlated Response in Body Weight, Backfat, Age at Puberty, and Ovulation Rate, Roger K. Johnson, Gregg R. Eckardt, Thomas A. Rathje, and Denise K. Drudik

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Estimates of Genetic Parameters for 320-Day Pelvic Measurements of Males and Females and Calving Ease of 2-Year-Old Females, L. A. Kriese, L. Dale Van Vleck, K. E. Gregory, K. G. Boldman, Larry V. Cundiff, and R. M. Koch

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Luteinizing Hormone Has a Role in Development of Fully Functional Corpora Lutea (CL) But Is Not Required to Maintain CL Function in Heifers, K. E. Peters, E. G. Bergfeld, Andrea S. Cupp, F. N. Kojima, V. Mariscal, T. Sanchez, M. E. Wehrman, H. E. Grotjan, D. L. Hamernik, Roger J. Kittok, and J. E. Kinder

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Temporal Response of Rabbits to β-Adrenergic Agonist Feeding: Tissue Weight, Calpains and Calpastatin Activities, and Nucleic Acid and Protein Concentrations, T. D. Pringle, S. M. Lonergan, Chris R. Calkins, Steven J. Jones, Phillip S. Miller, and Mohammad Koohmaraie

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Differential Regulation of Gonadotropin Synthesis and Release in Ovariectomized Ewes after Treatment with a Luteinizing Hormone-Releasing Hormone Antagonist, T. Sanchez, M. E. Wehrman, G. E. Moss, F. N. Kojima, Andrea S. Cupp, E. G. Bergfeld, K. E. Peters, V. Mariscal, H. E. Grotjan Jr., J. E. Kinder, and D. L. Hamernik

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Heritability and Repeatability for Milk Production Traits of Japanese Holsteins from an Animal Model, Mitsuyoshi Suzuki and L. Dale Van Vleck

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Prediction Error Variances for Interbreed Genetic Evaluations, L. Dale Van Vleck and Larry V. Cundiff

1993

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Environmental Effects on Neonatal Mortality of Beef Calves, S. M. Azzam, J. E. Kinder, Merlyn K. Nielsen, L. A. Werth, K. E. Gregory, Larry V. Cundiff, and R. M. Koch

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Yearling Bulls Shorten the Duration of Postpartum Anestrus in Beef Cows to the Same Extent as Do Mature Bulls, Andrea S. Cupp, M. S. Roberson, T. T. Stumpf, M. W. Wolfe, L. A. Werth, N. Kojima, Roger J. Kittok, and J. E. Kinder

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Animal Model Estimation of Genetic Parameters and Response to Selection for Litter Size and Weight, Growth, and Backfat in Closed Seedstock Populations of Large White and Landrace Swine, Jose Bento S. Ferraz and Roger K. Johnson

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Changes in Ovulation Rate, Uterine Capacity, Uterine Dimensions, and Parity Effects with Selection for Litter Size in Swine, Luis L. T. Gama and R. K. Johnson

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Alternative Methods of Selection for Litter Size in Mice: III. Response to 21 Generations of Selection, Yvonne Kochera Kirby and Merlyn K. Nielsen

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Estimates of Variances Due to Direct and Maternal Effects for Growth Traits of Romanov Sheep, G. A. Maria, K. G. Boldman, and L. Dale Van Vleck

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Correlations for Genetic Expression for Growth of Calves of Hereford and Angus Dams Using a Multivariate Animal Model, R. Nunez-Dominguez, L. Dale Van Vleck, K. G. Boldman, and Larry V. Cundiff

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Breed Comparisons for Growth Traits Adjusted for Within-Breed Genetic Trend Using Expected Progeny Differences, R. Nunez-Dominguez, L. Dale Van Vleck, and Larry V. Cundiff

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Effect of Genetic Groups on Estimates of Additive Genetic Variance, C. Pieramati and L. Dale Van Vleck

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Effects over Lambs on Muscle Time of Feeding a β-Adrenergic Agonist to Wether Animal Performance, Muscle Growth, Endogenous Proteinase Activities, and Meat Tenderness, T. D. Pringle, Chris R. Calkins, Mohammad Koohmaraie, and Steven J. Jones

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Pregnancy Rate Is Greater When the Corpus Luteum Is Present during the Period of Progestin Treatment to Synchronize Time of Estrus in Cows and Heifers, T. Sanchez, M. E. Wehrman, E. G. Bergfeld, K. E. Peters, F. N. Kojima, Andrea S. Cupp, V. Mariscal, Roger J. Kittok, Richard J. Rasby, and J. E. Kinder

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Economical and Biological Efficiencies of Beef Cattle Differing in Level of Milk Production, M. van Oijen, M. Montano-Bermudez, and Merlyn K. Nielsen

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Estimation of Nonadditive Genetic Variances for a Total-Merit Model Including Maternal Effects, L. Dale Van Vleck

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Sequential Transformation for Multiple Traits for Estimation of (Co)variance Components with a Derivative-Free Algorithm for Restricted Maximum Likelihood, L. Dale Van Vleck and K. G. Boldman

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Estimation of the Parameters Involved in a First-Order Autoregressive Process for Contemporary Groups, K. M. Wade, R. L. Quaas, and L. Dale Van Vleck

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Bioavailability of Calcium in Sun-Cured Alfalfa Meal and Effect of Dietary Calcium Concentration on Bone and Plasma Characteristics During Two Phases of Gestation in Gilt, G. L. Walker; D. M. Danielson; E. R. Peo, Jr.; and R. F. Mumm

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Effect of Calcium Source, Dietary Calcium Concentration, and Gestation Phase on Various Bone Characteristics in Gestating Gilts, G. L. Walker; D. M. Danielson; E. R. Peo, Jr.; and R. F. Mumm

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Increasing Exogenous Progesterone during Synchronization of Estrus Decreases Endogenous 17β-Estradiol and Increases Conception in Cows, M. E. Wehrman, M. S. Roberson, Andrea S. Cupp, F. N. Kojima, T. T. Stumpf, L. A. Werth, M. W. Wolfe, Roger J. Kittok, and J. E. Kinder

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Effect of immunization against LHRH on isoforms of LH in the ovine pituitary, D. D. Zalesky, B. D. Schanbacher, and H. E. Grotjan

1992

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Response Time of Broiler Chickens to Cimaterol: Meat Tenderness, Muscle Composition, Fiber Size, and Carcass Characteristic, B. L. Gwartney, Steven J. Jones, and Chris R. Calkins

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Genetic Variation Liver Mass, Body Mass, and Liver:Body Mass in Mice, L. D. Jones, Merlyn K. Nielsen, and R. Britton

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Exogenous Progesterone and Progestins as Used in Estrous Synchrony Regimens Do Not Mimic the Corpus Luteum in Regulation of Luteinizing Hormone and 17β-Estradiol in Circulation of Cows, N. Kojima, T. T. Stumpf, Andrea S. Cupp, L. A. Werth, M. S. Roberson, M. W. Wolfe, Roger J. Kittok, and James E. Kinder

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Circulating gonadotrophins during a period of restricted energy intake in relation to body condition in heifers, M. S. Roberson, T. T. Stumpf, M. W. Wolfe, Andrea S. Cupp, N. Kojima, L. A. Werth, Roger J. Kittok, and J. E. Kinder

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Steady-State Amounts of α- and Luteinizing Hormone (LH) β-Subunit Messenger Ribonucleic Acids Are Uncoupled from Pulsatility of LH Secretion during Sexual Maturation of the Heifer, M. S. Roberson, M. W. Wolfe, T. T. Stumpf, D. L. Hamernik, Andrea S. Cupp, L. A. Werth, N. Kojima, Roger J. Kittok, H. E. Grotjan, and J. E. Kinder

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Similar Distribution of Gonadotropin Isohormones Is Maintained in the Pituitary Throughout Sexual Maturation in the Heifer, T. T. Stumpf, M. S. Roberson, M. W. Wolfe, D. D. Zalesky, Andrea S. Cupp, L. A. Werth, N. Kojima, K. Hejl, Roger J. Kittok, H. E. Grotjan, and J. E. Kinder

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Differences in Heritability Estimates from Multiple-Trait and Repeated-Records Models, L. Dale Van Vleck and K. E. Gregory

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Multiple-Trait Restricted Maximum Likelihood for Simulated Measures of Ovulation Rate with Underlying Multivariate Normal Distributions, L. Dale Van Vleck and K. E. Gregory

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Modulation of luteinizing hormone and follicle-stimulating hormone in circulation by interactions between endogenous opioids and oestradiol during the peripubertal period of heifers, M. W. Wolfe, M. S. Roberson, T. T. Stumpf, Roger J. Kittok, and J. E. Kinder

1991

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Distribution of Time to First Postpartum Estrus in Beef Cattle, S. M. Azzam, L. A. Werth, J. E. Kinder, and Merlyn K. Nielsen

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Derivative-Free Restricted Maximum Likelihood Estimation in Animal Models with a Sparse Matrix Solver, K. G. Boldman and L. Dale Van Vleck

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Amino Acid and Energy Interrelationships in Pigs Weighing 20 to 50 Kilograms: Weight and Efficiency of Weight Gain, L. I. Chiba; A. J. Lewis; and E. R. Peo, Jr.

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Amino Acid and Energy Interrelationships in Pigs Weighing from 20 to 50 Kilograms: Rate and Efficiency of Protein and Fat Deposition, L. I. Chiba; A. J. Lewis; and E. R. Peo, Jr.

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Heritability Estimates of Transformations of Normally Distributed Records, A. L. DeStefano and L. Dale Van Vleck

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Effects of Breeding Season Length and Calving Season on Range Beef Cow Productivity, Gene H. Deutscher, J. A. Stotts, and Merlyn K. Nielsen

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ESTIMATES OF GENETIC PARAMETERS FOR DIRECT AND MATERNAL EFFECTS ON EMBRYONIC SURVIVAL IN SWINE, Luis T. Gama, Keith G. Boldman, and Roger K. Johnson

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The Effect of Cimaterol and Its Withdrawal on Carcass Composition and Meat Tenderness of Broiler Chickens, B. L. Gwartney, Chris R. Calkins, and Steven J. Jones

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Effects of Trenbolone Acetate on Carcass Characteristics and Serum Testosterone and Cortisol Concentrations in Bulls and Steers on Different Management and Implant Schemes, Steven J. Jones, R. D. Johnson, Chris R. Calkins, and M. Dikeman

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COMPARISON OF METHODS OF ESTIMATING VARIANCE COMPONENTS IN PIGS, J. W. Keele, T. E. Long, and R. K. Johnson

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Direct responses to selection for increased litter size, decreased age at puberty, or random selection following selection for ovulation rate in swine, W. R. Lamberson, R. K. Johnson, D. R. Zimmerman, and T. E. Long

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EFFECTS OF SELECTION OF DATA ON ESTIMATES OF BREEDING VALUES BY THREE METHODS FOR LITTER SIZE, BACKFAT, AND AVERAGE DAILY GAIN IN SWINE, T. E. Long, R. K. Johnson, and J. W. Keele

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Feeding Value of Grain Sorghum for the Lactating Sow, G. F. Louis; A. J. Lewis; and E. R. Peo, Jr.

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INFLUENCE OF GROWTH RATE AND EXPOSURE TO BULLS ON AGE AT PUBERTY IN BEEF HEIFERS, M.S. Roberson, M. W. Wolfe, T. T. Stumpf, L. A. Werth, Andrea S. Cupp, N. Kojima, P. L. Wolfe, Roger J. Kittok, and J. E. Kinder

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Gonadotrophin concentrations and ovulation rates in Suffolk ewes actively or passively immunized against inhibin alpha, B. D. Schanbacher, S. R. Schemm, and S. M. Rhind

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Genotype by Environment Interaction for Holstein Milk Yield in Colombia, Mexico, and Puerto Rico, T. L. Stanton, R. W. Blake, R. L. Quaas, L. Dale Van Vleck, and M. J. Carabano

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Estimates of Genetic Selection Differentials and Generation Intervals for Four Paths of Selection, C. P. Van Tassell and L. Dale Van Vleck

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C. R. Henderson: Farm Boy, Athlete, and Scientist, L. Dale Van Vleck

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OVULATION RATE AND TWINNING RATE IN CATTLE: HERITABILITIES AND GENETIC CORRELATION, L. Dale Van Vleck, K. E. Gregory, and S. E. Echternkamp

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PREDICTION OF BREEDING VALUES FOR TWINNING RATE AND OVULATION RATE WITH A MULTIPLE TRAIT, REPEATED RECORDS ANIMAL MODEL, L. Dale Van Vleck, K. E. Gregory, and S. E. Echternkamp

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Estimated Breeding Values for Meat Characteristics of Crossbred Cattle with an Animal Mode1, L. Dale Van Vleck, A. F. Hakim, Larry V. Cundiff, R. M. Koch, J. D. Crouse, and K. G. Boldman

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Use of a Simulation Model to Evaluate the Influence of Reproductive Performance and Management Decisions on Net Income in Beef Production, L. A. Werth, S. M. Azzam, Merlyn K. Nielsen, and J. E. Kinder

1990

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Nutritive Value of Rubber Seed (Hevea Brasiliensis) Meal: Utilization by Growing Pigs of Semipurified Diets in Which Rubber Seed Meal Partially Replaced Soybean Meal, G. M. Babatunde; W. G. Pond; and E. R. Peo, Jr.

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Genotype by Environment Interactions for Milk and Fat Production Across Regions of the United States, M. J. Carabano, K. M. Wade, and L. Dale Van Vleck

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Efficacy of the Urea Dilution Technique in Estimating Empty Body Composition of Pigs Weighing 50 Kilograms, L. I. Chiba; A. J. Lewis; and E. R. Peo, Jr.

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Alternative methods of selection for litter size in mice: I. Characterization of base population and development of methods, A. C. Clutter, Merlyn K. Nielsen, and R. K. Johnson

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TWINNING IN CATTLE: II. GENETIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS ON OVULATION RATE IN PUBERAL HEIFERS AND POSTPARTUM COWS AND THE EFFECTS OF OVULATION RATE ON EMBRYONIC SURVIVAL, S.E. Echternkamp, K. E. Gregory, G. E. Dickerson, Larry V. Cundiff, R. M. Koch, and L. Dale Van Vleck

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TWINNING IN CATTLE: 111. EFFECTS OF TWINNING ON DYSTOCIA, REPRODUCTIVE TRAITS, CALF SURVIVAL, CALF GROWTH AND COW PRODUCTIVITY, K. E. Gregory, S. E. Echternkamp, G. E. Dickerson, Larry V. Cundiff, R. M. Koch, and L. Dale Van Vleck

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TWINNING IN CATTLE: 1. FOUNDATION ANIMALS AND GENETIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS ON WINNING RATE, K. E. Gregory, S. E. Echternkamp, G. E. Dickerson, Larry V. Cundiff, R. M. Koch, and L. Dale Van Vleck

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Differences in Cathepsin B + L and Calcium-Dependent Protease Activities Among Breed Type and Their Relationship to Beef Tenderness, M. Johnson, Chris R. Calkins, R. D. Huffman, D. D. Johnson, and D. D. Hargrove

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Myofibrillar Protein Turnover in Feed-Restricted and Realimented Beef Cattle, Steven J. Jones, D. Starkey, Chris R. Calkins, and J.D. Crouse

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Effects of errors in pedigree on three methods of estimating breeding value for litter size, backfat and average daily gain in swine, T. E. Long, R. K. Johnson, and J. W. Keele

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Heterogeneous Within-Herd Variance. 1. Genetic Parameters for First and Second Lactation Milk Yields of Grade Holstein Cows, T. H. Short, R. W. Blake, R. L. Quaas, and L. Dale Van Vleck

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Heterogeneous Within-Herd Variance. 2. Genetic Relationships Between Milk Yield and Calving Interval in Grade Holstein Cows, T. H. Short, R. W. Blake, R. L. Quaas, and L. Dale Van Vleck

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ABSORPTION OF EQUATIONS FOR NON-PARENTS FOR AN ANIMAL MODEL WITH MATERNAL EFFECTS AND GENETIC GROUPS, L. Dale Van Vleck

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ALTERNATIVE ANIMAL MODELS WITH MATERNAL EFFECTS AND FOSTER DAMS, L. Dale Van Vleck

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BREEDING VALUE PREDICTION WITH MATERNAL GENETIC GROUPS, L. Dale Van Vleck

1989

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Influence of Energy and Protein Intake During Lactation on Body Composition of Primiparous Sows, J. H. Brendemuhl; A. J. Lewis; and E. R. Peo, Jr.

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Estimation of Genetic Parameters for Milk and Fat Yields of Dairy Cattle in Spain and the United States, M. J. Carabano, L. Dale Van Vleck, G. R. Wiggans, and R. Alenda

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Anticholesteremic Property of Lactobacillus Acidophilus Yogurt Fed to Mature Boars, A. D. Danielson; E. R. Peo, Jr.; K. M. Shahani; A. J. Lewis; P. J. Whalen; M. A. Amer; and Win Butler

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Correlations Among First and Second Lactation Milk Yield and Calving Interval, M. C. Dong and L. Dale Van Vleck

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VARIANCE HETEROGENEITY IN DIRECT AND MATERNAL WEIGHT TRAITS BY SEX AND PERCENT PUREBRED FOR SIMMENTAL-SIRED CALVES, D. J. Garrick, E. J. Pollak, R. L. Quaas, and L. Dale Van Vleck

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ADJUSTMENT FACTORS FOR 120-DAY WEANING WEIGHT IN RAMBOUULLET RANGE LAMBS, R. M. Lewis, M. Shelton, J. O. Sanders, D. R. Notter, W. R. Pirie, and Texas Agricultural Experiment Station

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Muscle Protein Turnover and Tenderness in Broiler Chickens Fed Cimaterol, J. B. Morgan, Steven J. Jones, and Chris R. Calkins

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INDEX SELECTION FOR COMPONENTS OF LITTER SIZE IN SWINE: RESPONSE TO FIVE GENERATIONS OF SELECTION, S. M. Neal, R. K. Johnson, and R. J. Kittock

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CONTROL OF LUTEINIZING HORMONE IN POSTPUBERTAL BOARS WITH LARGE TESTES, P. L. Wolfe, M. W. Wolfe, T. T. Stumpf, J. A. Stotts, M. L. Day, R. J. Kittock, R. K. Johnson, and J. E. Kinder

1988

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Escape Protein Supplementation of Yearling Steers Grazing Smooth Brome Pastures, S. J. Anderson, Terry J. Klopfenstein, and V. Wilkerson