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1993

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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, LaDonna 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, LaDonna 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, LaDonna 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, LaDonna 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, LaDonna 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, LaDonna 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, LaDonna 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, LaDonna 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

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Relationships Among Calcium-Dependent Protease, Cathepsins B and H, Meat Tenderness and the Response of Muscle to Aging, Chris R. Calkins and S. C. Seideman

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CORRELATED RESPONSES OF CARCASS AND REPRODUCTIVE TRAITS TO SELECTION FOR RATE OF LEAN GROWTH IN SWINE, E. R. Cleveland, R. K. Johnson, and P. J. Cunningham

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Estimates of Genetic and Environmental (Co)Variances for First Lactation Milk Yield, Survival, and Calving Interval, M. C. Dong and L. Dale Van Vleck

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Effect of Relationships on Estimation of Variance Components with an Animal Model and Restricted Maximum Likelihood, M. C. Dong, L. Dale Van Vleck, and G. R. Wiggans

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COMPARISON OF METHODS OF PREDICTING BREEDING VALUES OF SWINE, J. W. Keele, R. K. Johnson, L. D. Young, and T. E. Socha

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EFFECT OF SEX RATIO OF THE BIRTH LITTER ON SUBSEQUENT REPRODUCTIVE PERFORMANCE OF GILTS, W. R. Lamberson, R. M. Blair, K. A. Rohde Parfet, B. N. Day, and R. K. Johnson

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Heritabilities of and Genetic Correlations Among Six Health Problems in Holstein Cows, H. K. Lin, P. A. Oltenacu, L. Dale Van Vleck, H. N. Erb, and R. D. Smith

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Estimation of Genetic Parameters for Production and Reproduction in Finnish Ayrshire Cattle, E. Mantysaari and L. Dale Van Vleck

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Potential of Cytoplasmic Effects for Selection in Dairy Cattle, K. O'Neill and L. Dale Van Vleck

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Predicting Milk Yield of Holstein Cows from 306 to 395 Days in Milk, T. L. Stanton, R. W. Blake, M. A. Tomaszewski, P. F. Dahm, L. Dale Van Vleck, K. E. Olson, R. E. Goodwill, and K. R. Butcher

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Book Review: VETERINARY GENETICS By F W Nicholas, L. Dale Van Vleck

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Genetic (Co)Variances for Milk, Fat, and Protein Yield in Holsteins Using an Animal Model, L. Dale Van Vleck and M. C. Dong

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Genetic (Co)Variances for Milk and Fat Yield in California, New York, and Wisconsin for an Animal Model by Restricted Maximum Likelihood, L. Dale Van Vleck, M. C. Dong, and G. R. Wiggans

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Comparison of Heritability and Variation for Milk Yield of Registered and Non-registered Holstein Cows, L. Dale Van Vleck, J. C. Schneider, and C. P. Van Tassell

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Prediction of Progeny Genetic Evaluations from Simultaneous Genetic Evaluations of the Dam, Sire, and Maternal Grandsire with an Animal Model, L. Dale Van Vleck, C. P. Van Tassell, and R. A. Westell

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Genetic Parameters for Production Traits of Holsteins in California, New York, and Wisconsin, K. M. Wade and L. Dale Van Vleck

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Genetic Groups in an Animal Model, R. A. Westell, R. L. Quaas, and L. Dale Van Vleck

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Animal Model Evaluation of Ayrshire Milk Yield with All Lactations, Herd-Sire Interaction, and Groups Based on Unknown Parents, G. R. Wiggans, I. Misztal, and L. Dale Van Vleck

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Relative Economic Values Assigned to Milk, Fat Test, and Type in Pricing of Bull Semen, J. S. Wilder and L. Dale Van Vleck

1987

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Effect of Protein and Energy Intake by Primiparous Sows During Lactation on Sow and Litter Performance and Sow Serum Thyroxine and Urea Concentrations, J. H. Brendemuhl; A. J. Lewis; and E. R. Peo, Jr.

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Relationships Between Rate of Growth, Catheptic Enzymes and Meat Palatability in Young Bulls, Chris R. Calkins, S. C. Seideman, and J. D. Crouse

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Genetic Parameters for First Lactation Milk Yields at Three Levels of Herd Production, J. C. De Veer and L. Dale Van Vleck

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ASPECTS OF SELECTION FOR PERFORMANCE IN SEVERAL ENVIRONMENTS WITH HETEROGENEOUS VARIANCES, D. J. Garrick and L. Dale Van Vleck

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Influence of Picolinic Acid on the Uptake of Zinc-Amino Acid Complexes by the Everted Rat Gut, D. A. Hill; E. R. Peo, Jr.; and A. J. Lewis

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EFFECT OF UNI LATERAL HYSTERECTOMY AND OVARI ECTOMY ON PUBERTY, UTERINE SIZE AND EMBRYO DEVELOPMENT IN SWINE, Ying-Tsorn Huang, R. K. Johnson, and G. R. Eckhardt

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EFFECT OF LEVEL OF PROTEIN AND SUPPLEMENTAL CHOLINE ON REPRODUCTIVE PERFORMANCE OF GILTS FED SORGHUM DIETS, C. V. Maxwell, R. K. Johnson, and W. G. Luce

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EFFECT OF LEVEL OF PROTEIN AND SUPPLEMENTAL CHOLINE ON REPRODUCTIVE PERFORMANCE OF GILTS FED SORGHUM DIETS, C. V. Maxwell, R. K. Johnson, and W. G. Luce