ADSA Production Division Graduate Student Oral Competition, MS

Section: Graduate Student Competition
Format: Orals
Day/Time: Monday 9:30 AM–12:45 PM
Location: Wekiwa 6
Chair: Eric Reid, Cooperative Feed Dealers
Please note: last-minute changes to the program may not be reflected here.
9:30 AM
#80 Automated detection of estrus using multiple commercial precision dairy farming technologies in synchronized dairy cows.
L. M. Mayo
9:45 AM
#81 Effect of nutrition and management practices on de novo fatty acid synthesis in northeastern US dairy herds.
Melissa E. Woolpert
10:00 AM
#82 Pregnancy outcomes based on milk pregnancy-associated glycoprotein levels.
Erin M. Wynands
10:15 AM
#83 Prepartum dietary cation-anion difference (DCAD) and 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 supplementation modulate β-defensin responses in postpartum dairy cattle.
Kathryn Merriman
10:30 AM
#84 Effects of elevated subcutaneous adipose stores on fractionated peripheral blood mononuclear cells and polymorphonucleocytes fatty acid profile and polymorphonucleocytes gene expression in periparturient dairy cow.
Cynthia M. Scholte
10:45 AM
#85 Cows at a high risk for subacute rumen acidosis exhibit different feeding behavior.
Kira Macmillan
11:00 AM
#86 Factors associated with aerobic plate count, coliform count, and log reduction of bacteria in automated calf feeders.
Alyssa M. Dietrich
11:15 AM
#87 Effects of supplementing slow-release urea in combination with steam-flaked corn or high-moisture corn on ruminal fermentation and lactational performance of dairy cows.
B. M. Tye
11:30 AM
#88 Regulation of microRNA-221 gene expression in ovarian theca cells of cattle: a possible role in follicular development.
Cheyenne L. Robinson
11:45 AM
#89 Feeding a rumen-degradable amino acid can enhance milk production.
Kayla M. Hultquist
12:00 PM
#90 Investigation of a new anti-slip flooring technology to address slips and falls by dairy cows.
Nancy Franco-Gendron
12:15 PM
#91 2,4-Thiazolidinedione improves liver function but does not affect insulin sensitivity and expression of genes in adipose and mammary tissue of lactating dairy goats.
Fernanda T. da Rosa
12:30 PM
#92 Inferring the causal effect of number of lambs born on milk yield in dairy sheep using propensity score methods.
Vera C. Ferreira