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Publications

Bowhay, C.M., J.S. Drouillard and J.M. Lattimer. 2020. Effects of Megasphaera elsdenii on growth performance and characteristics of cecal digesta in broiler chickens. Int. J. Poult. Sci., 19:321-329. DOI: 10.3923/ijps.2020.321.

Phelps, K.J., J.S. Drouillard, T.G. O'Quinn, T.A. Houser, and J.M. Gonzalez. 2020. Effects of supplementing docosahexaenoic acid-rich microalgae and antioxidants on beef longissimus lumborum steak color stability and sensory characteristics. .Transl Anim Sci. 18;4(3):txaa135. doi: 10.1093/tas/txaa135..

Fehlberg, L.K. J.M. Lattimer, C.I. Vahl, J.S. Drouillard, and T.L. Douthit. 2020. Digestibility of diets containing calcium salts of fatty acids or soybean oil in horses. Transl. Anim. Sci. 2020.4:1-12 doi: 10.1093/tas/txaa001.

Halpin, M.Y., J.S. Drouillard, L.K. Fehlberg, T.L. Douthit, and J. M. Lattimer. 2020. Effects of sodium caseinate and varying protein sources on in vitro fermentation of forages by mixed equine cecal microorganisms. J. Equine Veter. Sci. 91:103127. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jevs.2020.103127

Van Cleef, E. H. C. B., S. Uwituze, C. A. Alvarado-Gilis, K.A. Miller, C.L. Van Bibber-Krueger, C.C. Aperce, and J.S. Drouillard. 2019. Elevated concentrations of crude glycerin in diets for beef cattle: feedlot performance, carcass traits and ruminal metabolism. J. Anim. Sci., 97:4341–4348. https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/skz281

de Melo, A.H.F, R. S. Marques, V.N. Gouvêa, J. de Souza, C. D. A. Batalha, D. C. Basto, D.D. Millen, J.S. Drouillard, and F.A.P. Santos. 2019. Effects of dietary roughage neutral detergent fiber levels and flint corn processing method on growth performance, carcass characteristics, feeding behavior, and rumen morphometrics of Bos indicus cattle. J. Anim. Sci. 97:3562–3577. https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/skz197

Caetano, M., R.S. Goulart, P.M. Rizzo, S.L. Silva, J.S. Drouillard, P.R. Leme, and D.P.D. Lanna. 2019. Impact of flint corn processing method and dietary starch concentration on finishing performance of Nellore bulls. Anim. Feed Sci. Technol. 251:166-175. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.anifeedsci.2019.03.006

Fehlberg, L.K. J.M. Lattimer, J.S. Drouillard, and T.L. Douthit. 2019. Effect of cobalt chloride on fermentation of Alfalfa and Smooth Bromegrass Hays by horse cecal microorganisms. J. Equine Vet. Sci. 77:75-79. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jevs.2019.02.020

Jordan, K.V, J.S. Drouillard, T.L. Douthit, and J.M. Lattimer. 2019. Effects of sodium caseinate on hindgut fermentation and fiber digestion in horses. J. Anim. Sci. 97:813-819. doi: 10.1093/jas/sky436.

Van Bibber-Krueger, C.L., C.I. Vahl, S.K. Narayanan, R.G. Amachawadi, E.A. Taylor, H.M. Scott, and J.S. Drouillard. 2019. Effects of supplemental zinc sulfate on growth performance, carcass characteristics, and antimicrobial resistance in feedlot heifers. J. Anim. Sci. 97:424–436. https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/sky411

Douthit, T.L., H.R. Leventhal, S. Uwituze, M.Y. Halpin, A.L. Araujo Lopes, and J.S. Drouillard. 2018. Megasphaera elsdenii attenuates lactate accumulation in cultures of equine cecal microorganisms provided with starch or oligofructose. J. Equine Vet. Sci. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jevs.2018.12.013

Jordan, K.V., J.S. Drouillard, T.L. Douthit, and J.M. Lattimer. 2018. Effects of sodium caseinate on hindgut fermentation and fiber digestion in horses. J.Anim. Sci. https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/sky436

Drouillard, J.S. 2018. Current situation and future trends for beef production in the United States of America: A review. Asian-Australasian J. Anim. Sci. 31:7:1-10.

Müller, H.C., C. L. van Bibber-Krueger, and J. S. Drouillard. 2018. Effect of alpha tocopherol acetate and ascorbic acid on performance, carcass traits and incidence and severity of liver abscesses in feedlot cattle. J. Anim. Sci. 96:3878-3883. doi: 10.1093/jas/sky231.

Müller, H.C., C.L. Van Bibber-Krueger, O.J. Ogunrinu, R.G. Amachawadi, H.M. Scott, and J.S. Drouillard. 2018. Effects of intermittent feeding of tylosin phosphate during the finishing period on feedlot performance, carcass characteristics, antimicrobial resistance, and incidence and severity of liver abscesses in steers. J. Anim. Sci. 96:2877-2885.

Hoehn, A.N., E.C. Titgemeyer, T.G. Nagaraja, J.S. Drouillard, M.D. Miesner, and K.C. Olson. 2018. Effects of high condensed-tannin substrate, prior dietary tannin exposure,antimicrobial inclusion, and animal species on fermentation parameters following a 48 h in vitro incubation. J. Anim. Sci. 96:343-353.

Shakeria, H., V. Volkova, X. Wen, A. Deters, J. Drouillard, C. Müller, B. Moradijamei, and M. Jaberi-Douraki. 2018. Establishing statistical equivalence of data from different sampling approaches for assessment of bacterial phenotypic antimicrobial resistance. Appl. Env. Microbiol. doi:10.1128/AEM.02724-17.

Ebarb, S.M., K. J. Phelps, J. S. Drouillard, K. R. Maddock-Carlin, M. A. Vaughn, D. D. Burnett, J. A. Noel, C. L. Van Bibber- Krueger, C. B. Paulk, D. M. Grieger and J. M. Gonzalez. 2017. Effects of anabolic implants and ractopamine-HCl on muscle fiber morphometrics, collagen solubility, and tenderness of beef longissimus lumborum steaks. J. Anim. Sci. 95:1219-1231. doi:10.2527/jas2016.1263.

Van Bibber-Krueger, C.L., K. A. Miller, R. G. Amachawadi, H. M. Scott, J. M. Gonzalez and J. S. Drouillard. 2017. Interaction between supplemental zinc oxide and zilpaterol hydrochloride on growth performance, carcass traits, and blood metabolites in feedlot steers. J. Anim. Sci. 95: 12:5573-5583. doi:10.2527/jas2017.1761.

Van Bibber-Krueger, C.L., R. G. Amachawadi, H. M. Scott, J. M. Gonzalez and J. S. Drouillard. 2017. Interactive effects of supplemental Zn sulfate and ractopamine hydrochloride on growth performance, carcass traits, and plasma urea nitrogen in feedlot heifers. J. Anim. Sci. 95:46384645. doi:10.2527/jas2017.1764.

Unruh, E.M., M.E. Theurer, B.J. White, R. L. Larson, J.S. Drouillard, and N. Schrag. 2017. Evaluation of infrared thermography as a diagnostic tool to predict heat stress events in feedlot cattle. Am. J. Vet. Res. 78:771-777.

Aperce, C.C., R. Amachawadi, C. L. Van Bibber-Krueger, T. G. Nagaraja, H. M. Scott, J. Vinasco-Torre, and J. S. Drouillard. 2016. Effects of menthol supplementation in feedlot cattle diets on the fecal prevalence of antimicrobial-resistant Escherichia coli. PLoS ONE 11(12): e0168983. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0168983

Phelps, K.J., J. S. Drouillard, T. G. O'Quinn, D. D. Burnett, T. L. Blackmon, J. E. Axman, C. L. Van Bibber-Krueger, and J. M. Gonzalez. 2016. Feeding microalgae meal (All-G Rich™; Schizochytrium limacinum CCAP 4087/2) to beef heifers. I: Effects on longissimus lumborum steak color and palatability. J. Anim. Sci. 2016.94:1–14. doi:10.2527/jas2016-0487.

Phelps, K.J., J. S. Drouillard, T. G. O'Quinn, D. D. Burnett, T. L. Blackmon, J. E. Axman, C. L. Van Bibber-Krueger, and J. M. Gonzalez. 2016. Feeding microalgae meal (All-G Rich™; Schizochytrium limacinum CCAP 4067/2) to beef heifers. II: Effects on ground beef color and palatability. J. Anim. Sci. 94:1–10. doi:10.2527/jas2016-0488.

Van Bibber-Krueger, C. L., J. E. Axman, J. M. Gonzalez, C. I. Vahl and J. S. Drouillard. 2016. Effects of yeast combined with chromium propionate on growth performance and carcass quality of finishing steers. J. Anim. Sci. doi:10.2527/jas.2016-0454.

Van Bibber-Krueger, C.L., K. A. Miller, C. C. Aperce, C. A. Alvarado-Gilis, J. J. Higgins, and J. S. Drouillard. 2016. Effects of crystalline menthol on blood metabolites in Holstein steers and in vitro volatile fatty acid and gas production. J Anim. Sci.;94:1170-8. doi: 10.2527/jas.2015-8779.

Phelps, K.J., J. S. Drouillard, M. B. Silva, L. D. F. Miranda, S. M. Ebarb, C. L. Van BibberKrueger, T. G. O'Quinn and J. M. Gonzalez. 2016. Effect of extended postmortem aging and steak location on myofibrillar protein degradation and Warner-Bratzler shear force of beef M. semitendinosus steaks. J. of Anim. Sci. 94:412-423 doi:10.2527/jas.2015-9862.

Ebarb, S.M., J. S. Drouillard, K. R. Maddock-Carlin, K. J. Phelps, M. A. Vaughn, D. D. Burnett, C. L. Van Bibber-Krueger, C. B. Paulk, D. M. Grieger and J. M. Gonzalez 2016. Effect of growth-promoting technologies on Longissimus lumborum muscle fiber morphometrics, collagen solubility, and cooked meat tenderness. J. Anim. Sci. 2016 0: 0:doi:10.2527/jas.2015-9888.

Alvarado-Gilis C.A., C.C. Aperce, K.A. Miller, C.L. Van Bibber-Krueger, D. Klamfoth and J.S. Drouillard. 2015. Effects of flaxseed encapsulation on biohydrogenation of polyunsaturated fatty acids by ruminal microorganisms: feedlot performance, carcass quality, and tissue fatty acid composition. J Anim. Sci. 2015 Sep;93(9):4368-76. doi: 10.2527/jas.2015-9171.

Alvarado-Gilis, C.A., C. C. Aperce, K. A. Miller, C. L. Van Bibber-Krueger, D. Klamfoth, and J. S. Drouillard. 2015. Protection of polyunsaturated fatty acids against ruminal biohydrogenation: Pilot experiments for three approaches. J. Anim. Sci. 2015.93:1–9. doi:10.2527/jas2014-8015.

Gunkel, C. D., T.L. Douthit, L.W. Murray, and J.S. Drouillard. 2015. Case study: Interstitial glucose concentrations over time in horses fed sweet feed or a low-moisture, molasses-based block supplement. Prof. Anim. Sci. 31:175-183.

Caetano M., R.S. Goulart, D.L. Silva, J.S. Drouillard, P.R. Leme, and D.P. Lanna. 2015. Effect of flint corn processing method and roughage level on finishing performance of Nellore-based cattle. J Anim. Sci. 2015 Aug;93(8):4023-33. doi: 10.2527/jas.2015-9051

Van Bibber-Krueger, C.L., K. A. Miller, G. L. Parsons, L. K. Thompson, and J. S. Drouillard. 2015. Effects of zilpaterol hydrochloride on growth performance, blood metabolites, and fatty acid profiles of plasma and adipose tissue in finishing steers. J. Anim. Sci. 2015.93:1–9. doi:10.2527/jas2015-8771.

Phelps, K.J., J. S. Drouillard, J. S. Jennings, B. E. Depenbusch, C. L. Van Bibber-Krueger, K. A. Miller, M. A. Vaughn, D. D. Burnett and J. M. Gonzalez. 2015. Effects of the Programmed Nutrition Beef Program on feedlot performance and carcass characteristics. J. Anim. Sci. 93:1298-1308. doi:10.2527/jas.2014-8661.

Amachawadi, R.G., H.M. Scott, C.C. Aperce, J. Vinasco, J.S. Drouillard, and T.G. Nagaraja. 2015. Effects of in-feed copper and tylosin supplementations on copper and antimicrobial resistance in fecal enterococci of feedlot cattle. J. Appl. Microbiol. 2015 Mar 4. doi: 10.1111/jam.12790. [Epub ahead of print]

Van Bibber-Krueger, C.L., K. A. Miller, and J. S. Drouillard. 2015. Manipulation of dietary calcium concentration to potentiate changes in tenderness of beef from heifers supplemented with zilpaterol hydrochloride. J. Anim. Sci. doi:10.2527/jas2014-8749.

Phelps, K.J., J.S. Drouillard, J.S. Jennings, B.E. Depenbusch, M.A. Vaughn, D.D. Burnett, S.M. Ebarb, G.L. Dietz, J.D. Heitschmidt, J.A. Noel, T.A. Houser, and J.M. Gonzalez. 2015. Effect of the Programmed Nutrition Beef Program on moisture retention of cooked ground beef patties and enhanced strip loins. Meat Sci. 100:189-194. doi: 10.1016.

Alvarado-Gilis, C.A., C.C. Aperce, K.A. Miller, C.L. Van Bibber-Krueger, S. Uwituze, J.S. Drouillard, and J.S. Higgins. 2014. Effects of feeding diets rich in α-linolenic acid and copper on performance, carcass characteristics, and fatty acid profiles of feedlot heifers. J Anim. Sci. 2014 Dec;92(12):5612-21.

Aperce. C.C., J.M. Heidenreich, and J.S. Drouillard. 2014. Capacity of bovine intestinal mucus and its components to support growth of Escherichia coli O157:H7. Animal. 8:731-7.

Aperce, C.C., J. J. Higgins, and J. S. Drouillard. 2014. Long-chain fatty acid profile of cattle fecal samples as an indicator for the shedding of Escherichia coli O157. Prof. Anim. Sci. 30:3625.

Aperce, C.C., C. A. Alvarado, K. A. Miller, C. L. Van Bibber-Krueger, and J. S. Drouillard. 2014. Transit effects on fecal Escherichia coli O157 prevalence and coliform concentrations in feedlot cattle. J. Anim. Sci. 92:676-82.

Aperce, C.C., J.M. Heidenreich, C.S. Schneider and J.S. Drouillard. 2014. Effect of crude glycerin on fecal shedding of Escherichia coli O157 in growing and finishing cattle. Intern. J. Appl. Res. Vet. Med. 11(3):208-217.

Phelps, K.J., J.S. Drouillard, J.S. Jennings, B.E. Depenbusch, C.L. Van Bibber-Krueger, K.A. Miller, M.A. Vaughn, D.D. Burnett, S.M. Ebarb, T.A. Houser, S.E. Johnson, and J.M. Gonzalez. 2014. Effects of PN beef program on meat quality characteristics. J. Anim. Sci. 92:1780-91.

Miller, K.A., C.L. Van Bibber-Krueger, L.C. Hollis, and J.S. Drouillard. 2013. Megasphaera elsdenii dosed orally at processing to reduce BRD and improve gain in high-risk calves during the receiving period. Bovine Prac. 47(2):137-143.

Drouillard, J. S. ; P.H. Henning, H.H. Meissner, KJ. Leeuw. 2012. Megasphaera elsdenii on the performance of steers adapting to a high-concentrate diet, using three or five transition diets. S. African J. Anim. Sci. 42(2):195-199.

Amachawadi, R. G., H. M. Scott, C. A. Alvarado, T. R. Mainini, J. Vinasco, J. S. Drouillard, and T. G. Nagaraja. 2013. Occurrence of the transferable copper resistance gene, tcrB, among fecal enterococci of U.S. feedlot cattle fed copper-supplemented diets. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 79(14):4369-75.

Hawkins A., K. Yuan, C.K. Armendariz, G. Highland, N.M. Bello, T. Winowiski, J.S. Drouillard, E.C. Titgemeyer, and B.J. Bradford. 2013. Effects of urea formaldehyde condensation polymer treatment of flaxseed on ruminal digestion and lactation in dairy cows. J Dairy Sci. 96:3907-13.

Cleale R.M., D. Amodie, D.T. Bechtol, J.S. Drouillard, J.D. Edmonds, M. Edmonds, B.D. Hunsaker, L. A. Kraft, T.E. Lawrence, R.D. Rulli, and A.R. Waite. 2013. Effects of estradiol benzoate and trenbolone acetate, alone or in combination at dose levels present in Synovex Choice, on performance by feedlot heifers. J Anim Sci. 91:970-7.

Cleale, R.M., D.T. Bechtol, J.S. Drouillard, J.D. Edmonds, M. Edmonds, B.D. Hunsaker, L.A. Kraft, T.E. Lawrence, S. Brewbaker, and A.R. Waite. 2013. Synovex Plus implants coated with a polymeric, porous film improve performance by beef steers and heifers fed in confinement for up to 200 d. J Anim Sci. 90:5056-66.

Drouillard, J. S. ; P.H. Henning, H.H. Meissner, KJ. Leeuw. 2012. Megasphaera elsdenii on the performance of steers adapting to a high-concentrate diet, using three or five transition diets. S. African J. Anim. Sci. 42(2):195-199.

Drouillard, J.S. 2012. Utilization of crude glycerin in beef cattle. In: Biofuel co-products as livestock feed - Opportunities and challenges, edited by Harinder P.S. Makkar. FAO, Rome.

Walker, C.E. and J.S. Drouillard. 2012. Effects of catecholamines on gut microflora and potential for beta-adrenergic agonists to impact ruminal fermentation. Bentham Open. The Open Agriculture Journal. 6:57-66.

Aubel N.A., J.R. Jaeger, J.S. Drouillard, M.D. Schlegel, L.A. Pacheco, D.R. Linden, J.W. Bolte, J.J. Higgins, and K.C. Olson. 2011. Effects of mineral-supplement delivery system on frequency, duration, and timing of supplement use by beef cows grazing topographically-rugged, native rangeland in the Kansas Flint Hills. J. Anim. Sci. 89:3699-3706.

Depenbusch, B.E., C.D. Lee, and J.S. Drouillard. 2011. Feed depredation by European starlings in a Kansas feedlot. Human–Wildlife Interactions. 5:58–65.

Paddock Z. D.; C. E. Walker, J.S. Drouillard, and T.G. Nagaraja. 2011. Dietary monensin level, supplemental urea, and ractopamine on fecal shedding of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in feedlot cattle. J. Anim. Sci. 89:2829-2835.

Slough, T.L., C.D. Gunkel, L.W. Murray, and J.S. Drouillard. 2011. A comparison of methodologies for measuring glucose concentrations in the horse. Prof. Anim. Sci. 27:204-214.

Uwituze, S., G. L. Parsons, C. J. Schneider, K. K. Karges, M. L. Gibson, L. C. Hollis, J. J. Higgins, and J. S. Drouillard. 2011. Evaluation of sulfur content of dried distiller's grains with solubles in finishing diets based on steam-flaked corn or dry-rolled corn. J.Anim Sci. 89:2582-91.

Uwituze, S., G. L. Parsons, K. K. Karges, M. L. Gibson, L. C. Hollis, J. J. Higgins, and J. S. Drouillard. 2011. Effects of distillers grains with high sulfur concentration on ruminal fermentation and digestibility of finishing diets. J. Anim. Sci. 89:2817-28.

Walker, C. E. and J. S. Drouillard. 2010. Effects of ractopamine hydrochloride are not confined to mammalian tissue: Evidence for direct effects of ractopamine hydrochloride supplementation on fermentation by ruminal microorganisms. J. Anim. Sci. 88:697-706.

Uwituze, S., G. L. Parsons, M. K. Shelor, B. E. Depenbusch, K. K. Karges, M. L. Gibson, C. D. Reinhardt, J. J. Higgins, and J. S. Drouillard. 2010. Evaluation of dried distiller's grains and roughage source in steam-flaked corn finishing diets. J. Anim. Sci. 88:258-274.

May, M.L., M.J. Quinn, B.E. Depenbusch, C.D. Reinhardt, M.L. Gibson, K.K. Karges, N.A. Cole, and J.S. Drouillard. 2010. Dried distiller's grains with solubles with reduced corn silage levels in beef finishing diets. J. Anim. Sci. 88:245-263.

Jacob, M.E., J.T. Fox, T.G. Nagaraja, J.S. Drouillard, R.G. Amachawadi, and S.K. Narayanan. 2010. Effects of feeding elevated concentrations of copper and zinc on the antimicrobial susceptibilities of fecal bacteria in feedlot cattle. Foodborne Pathog Dis. 7:643-648.

Corrigan, M. E., C. R. Wyatt, E. R. Loe, B. E. Depenbusch, M. J. Quinn, F.-P. Wang, J. J. Higgins, J.S. Drouillard. 2009. Effects of melengestrol acetate on L-selectin and ß2-integrin expression of polymorphonuclear leukocytes from heifers challenged with lipopolysaccharide. Int. J. Appl. Res. Vet. Med. 7:169-180.

Bradford, B.J., L.K. Mamedova, J.E. Minton, J.S. Drouillard, and B.J. Johnson. 2009. Daily injection of tumor necrosis factor-{alpha} increases hepatic triglycerides and alters transcript abundance of metabolic genes in lactating dairy cattle. J. Nutr. 139:1451-1456.

Depenbusch, B.E., C.M. Coleman, J.J. Higgins, and J.S. Drouillard. 2009. Increasing levels of dried corn distiller's grains with solubles on growth performance, carcass characteristics, and meat quality of yearling heifers. J. Anim. Sci. 87(8):2653-2663.

Depenbusch, B.E., E.R. Loe, J.J. Sindt, N.A. Cole, J.J. Higgins, and J.S. Drouillard. 2009. Optimizing use of distiller's grains in finishing diets containing steam-flaked corn. J. Anim. Sci. 87(8):2644-2652.

Donley, H. J., C. D. Reinhardt, J. J. Sindt, S.P. Montgomery, and J. S. Drouillard. 2009. Evaluating relationships among blood glucose, plasma urea nitrogen, performance, morbidity, and mortality in high-risk feedlot heifers. Bovine Pract. 43:122-127.

Folmer, J.D., T.B. Farran, G.E. Erickson, T.J. Klopfenstein, C.D. Reinhardt, B.D. Dicke, J.S. Drouillard, M.N. Streeter, and J.T. Vasconcelos. 2009. Evaluation of Revalor-IH and Revalor-IS as initial implants compared with traditional initial implants for finishing heifers and steers. Prof. Anim. Sci. 25:580-585.

Fox, J.T., D.U. Thomson, J.S. Drouillard, A.B. Thornton, D.T. Burkhardt, D.A. Emery, and T.G. Nagaraja. 2009. Efficacy of Escherichia coli O157:H7 siderophore receptor/porin proteins-based vaccine in feedlot cattle naturally shedding E. coli O157. Foodborne Pathog. Dis. 6:893-899.

Fox J.T., J.S. Drouillard, and T.G. Nagaraja. 2009. Competitive exclusion Escherichia coli cultures on E. coli O157 growth in batch culture ruminal or fecal microbial fermentation. Foodborne Pathog. Dis. 6:193-199.

Fox J.T., J.S. Drouillard, X. Shi, and T.G. Nagaraja. 2009. Effects of mucin and its carbohydrate constituents on Escherichia coli O157 growth in batch culture fermentations with ruminal or fecal microbial inoculum. J Anim Sci. 87:1304-1313.

Jacob, M.E., J.T. Fox, J.S. Drouillard, D. G. Renter, and T.G. Nagaraja. 2009. Evaluation of feeding dried distiller's grains with solubles and dry-rolled corn on the fecal prevalence of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella spp. in cattle. Foodborne Pathog. Dis. 6:145-153.

May, M. L., M. J. Quinn, C. D. Reinhardt, L. Murray, M. L. Gibson, K. K. Karges, and J. S. Drouillard. 2009. Effects of dry-rolled or steam-flaked corn finishing diets with or without 25% distiller's dried grains on ruminal fermentation and apparent total tract digestion. J. Anim. Sci. 87:3630-3638.

Montgomery, S.P., J.J. Sindt, M.A. Greenquist, W.F. Miller, J.N. Pike, E.R. Loe, M.J. Sulpizio, and J.S. Drouillard. 2009. Plasma metabolites of receiving heifers and the relationship between apparent bovine respiratory disease, weight gain, and carcass characteristics. J. Anim. Sci. 87:328-333.

Parsons, G.L., M.K. Shelor, and J.S. Drouillard. 2009. Performance and carcass traits of finishing heifers fed crude glycerin. J. Anim. Sci. 87:653-657.
Vogel, G.C., G. C. Duff, J. Lehmkuhler, J. L. Beckett, J. S. Drouillard, A. L. Schroeder, W. J. Platter, M. T. Van Koevering, and S. B. Laudert. 2009. Effect of ractopamine hydrochloride on growth performance and carcass traits in calf-fed and yearling Holstein steers fed to slaughter. Prof. Anim. Sci.25:26-32.

Corrigan, M.E., J. S. Drouillard, E. R. Loe, B. E. Depenbusch, and M. J. Quinn. 2008. Effects of concentrate level and pen configuration on performance of Boer crossbred goat kids. Prof. Anim. Sci. 24:614-618.

Montgomery, S.P., J. J. Sindt, M. A. Greenquist, E. R. Loe, J. S. Drouillard. 2008. Comparison of bovine transfer factor and tilmicosin phosphate: Effects on health and growth performance of newly arrived feedlot heifers. Int. Journal of Appl. Res. Vet. Medic. 6:175-180.

Quinn, M.J., E.S. Moore, D.U. Thomson, B.E. Depenbusch, M.L. May, J.J. Higgins, J.F. Carter, J.S. Drouillard. 2008. The effects of feeding flaxseed during the receiving period on morbidity, mortality, performance, and carcass characteristics of heifers. J. Anim. Sci. 86:3054-3061.

Depenbusch, B.E., J.S. Drouillard, E.R. Loe, J.J. Higgins, M.E. Corrigan, and M.J. Quinn. 2008. Efficacy of monensin and tylosin in finishing diets based on steam-flaked corn with and without corn wet distiller's grains with solubles. J. Anim. Sci. 86:2270-2276.

Depenbusch B.E., E.R. Loe, M.J. Quinn, M.E. Corrigan, M.L. Gibson, K.K. Karges, J.S. Drouillard. 2008. Corn distiller's grains with solubles derived from a traditional or partial fractionation process: growth performance and carcass characteristics of finishing heifers. J. Anim. Sci. 86:2338-2343.

Depenbusch, B.E., T.G. Nagaraja, J.M. Sargeant, J.S. Drouillard, E.R. Loe, and M.E. Corrigan. 2008. Influence of processed grains on fecal pH, starch concentration, and shedding of Escherichia coli O157 in feedlot cattle. J. Anim. Sci. 86: 632-639.

Winterholler S.J., G.L. Parsons, D.K. Walker, M.J. Quinn, J.S. Drouillard, and B.J. Johnson. 2008. Effect of feedlot management system on response to ractopamine-HCl in yearling steers. J. Anim. Sci. 86:2401-2414.

Farran, T.B., C. D. Reinhardt, J. S. Drouillard, D. A. Blasi, J. E. Minton, T. H. Elsasser, and J. J. Higgins. 2008. Source of dietary lipid may modify the immune response in stressed feeder cattle. J. Anim. Sci. 86:1382-1394.

Gill, R.K., D. L. VanOverbeke, B. Depenbusch, J. S. Drouillard, and A. DiCostanzo. 2008. Impact of beef cattle diets containing corn or sorghum distiller's grains on beef color, fatty acid profiles, and sensory attributes. J. Anim Sci. 86: 923-935.

Jacob, M.E., G. L. Parsons, M. K. Shelor, J. T. Fox, J. S. Drouillard, D. U. Thomson, D. G. Renter, and T. G. Nagaraja. 2008. Feeding supplemental dried distiller's grains increases faecal shedding of Escherichia coli O157 in experimentally inoculated calves. Zoonoses Public Health. 55:125–132.

Jacob, M.E., J. T. Fox, S. K. Narayanan, J. S. Drouillard, D. G. Renter, and T. G. Nagaraja. 2008. Effects of feeding wet corn distiller's grains with solubles with or without monensin and tylosin on the prevalence and antimicrobial susceptibilities of fecal food-borne pathogenic and commensal bacteria in feedlot cattle. J. Anim. Sci. 86:1182-1190.

Jacob, M.E., J.T. Fox, J.S. Drouillard, D.G. Renter, and T.G. Nagaraja. 2008. Effects of dried distiller's grain on cattle fecal prevalence and growth of Escherichia coli O157 in batch culture fermentations. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 74(1):38-43.

LaBrune, H.J., C.D. Reinhardt, M.E. Dikeman, and J.S. Drouillard. 2008. Effects of grain processing and dietary lipid source on performance, carcass characteristics, plasma fatty acids, and sensory properties of steaks from finishing cattle. J. Anim. Sci. 86:167-172.

Montgomery, S.P., J.S. Drouillard, T.G. Nagaraja, E.C. Titgemeyer, J.J. Sindt. 2008. Effects of supplemental fat source on nutrient digestion and ruminal fermentation in steers. J. Anim. Sci. 86: 640-650.

Quinn, M.J. C. D. Reinhardt, E. R. Loe, B. E. Depenbusch, M. E. Corrigan, M. L. May, and J. S. Drouillard. 2008. The effects of ractopamine-HCl (Optaflexx) on performance, carcass characteristics, and meat quality of finishing feedlot heifers. J. Anim. Sci. 86: 902-908.

Quinn, M. J., E. R. Loe, B. E. Depenbusch, J. J. Higgins, and J. S. Drouillard. 2008. The effects of flax oil and derivatives on in vitro gas production, performance, carcass characteristics, and meat quality of finishing steers. Prof. Anim. Sci. 24:161-168.

Awawdeh, M.S., E.C. Titgemeyer, J.S. Drouillard, R.S. Beyer, and J.E. Shirley. 2007. Ruminal degradability and lysine bioavailability of soybean meals and effects on performance of dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 90:4740-53.

Fox, J.T., M. Corrigan, J.S. Drouillard, X. Shi, R.D. Oberst and T.G. Nagaraja. 2007. Effects of concentrate level of diet and pen configuration on prevalence of Escherichia coli O157 in finishing goats. Small Ruminant Research. 72:45-50.

Ryan, S.M., J.A. Unruh, M.E. Corrigan, J.S. Drouillard and M. Seyfert. 2007. Effects of concentrate level on carcass traits of Boer crossbred goats. Small Ruminant Research. 73:67-76.

Awawdeh, M.S., E.C. Titgemeyer, J.S. Drouillard, R.S. Beyer, and J.E. Shirley. 2007. Ruminal degradability and lysine bioavailability of soybean meals and effects on performance of dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 90:4740-4753.
Elwakeel, E.A., E.C. Titgemeyer, J.S. Drouillard, and C.K. Armendariz. 2007. Evaluation of ruminal nitrogen availability in liquid feeds. Anim. Feed Sci. Technol. 137:163-181.

Corrigan ME, J.S. Drouillard, M.F. Spire, D.A. Mosier, J.E. Minton, J.J. Higgins, E.R. Loe, D.E. Depenbusch, and J.T. Fox. 2007. Effects of melengestrol acetate on the inflammatory response in heifers challenged with Mannheimia haemolytica. J Anim Sci. 85:1770-1779.

Elwakeel, E.A., E.C. Titgemeyer, J.S. Drouillard and C.K. Armendariz. 2007. Evaluation of ruminal nitrogen availability in liquid feeds. Animal Feed Science and Technology. 137:163-181.

Fox J.T., B.E. Depenbusch, J.S. Drouillard, and T.G. Nagaraja. 2007. Dry-rolled or steam-flaked grain-based diets on fecal shedding of E. coli O157 in feedlot cattle. J Anim Sci. 85:1207-12

Medeiros DM, Hampton M, Kurtzer K, Parelman M, El-Tamimi E, Drouillard JS. 2007. Feeding enriched omega-3 fatty acid beef to rats increases omega-3 fatty acid content of heart and liver membranes and decreases serum VCAM-1 and cholesterol levels. Nutr. Res. 27:295-299.

Walker, D.K., E.C. Titgemeyer, J.S. Drouillard, E.R. Loe, B.E. Depenbusch, and A.S. Webb. 2006. Effects of ractopamine and protein source on growth performance and carcass characteristics of feedlot heifers. J. Anim. Sci. 84:2795-2800.

Bindel, D.J., E.C. Titgemeyer, J.S. Drouillard, and S.E. Ives. 2005. Effects of choline on blood metabolites associated with lipid metabolism and digestion in steers fed corn-based diets. Journal of Animal Science 83:1625-1632.

Titgemeyer, E.C, J.S. Drouillard, R.h. Greenwood, J.W. Ringler, D.J. Bindel, R.D. Hunter, and T. Nutsch. 2004. Effect of forage quality on digestion and performance responses of cattle to supplementation with cooked molasses blocks. Journal of Animal Science 82:487-494.

Effects of wet corn gluten feed and intake level on diet digestibility and ruminal passage rate in steers
Sindt, J.J., J.S. Drouillard, H. Thippareddi, R.K. Phebus, C.M. Coetzer, K.D. Kerr, D.L. Lambert, T.B.Farran, S.P. Montgomery, and H.J. LaBrune. 2004. Effect of Maillard reaction products on ruminal and fecal acid-resistant E. coli, total coliforms, VFA profiles, and pH in steers. J. Animal. Sci. 82:1170-1176.

trater, A.M., E.C. Titgemeyer, J.S. Drouillard, and J.N. Pike. 2003. Effects of processing factors on in vitro ammonia release from cooked molasses blocks containing urea. Animal Feed Science and Technology 107:173-190.

Sindt, J.J., J.S. Drouillard, H. Thippareddi, R.K. Phebus, D.L. Lambert, S.P. Montgomery, T.B. Farran, H.J. LaBrune, J.J. Higgins, and R.T. Ethington. 2002. Evaluation of finishing performance, carcass characteristics, acid-resistant E. coli and total coliforms from steers fed combinations of wet corn gluten feed and steam-flaked corn. J. Anim Sci. 80:3328-3335.

Greenwood, R.H., E.C. Titgemeyer, G.L. Stokka, J.S. Drouillard, and C.A. Loest. 2001. Effects of L-carnitine on nitrogen retention and blood metabolites of growing steers and performance of finishing steers. Journal of Animal Science 79:254-260.

Loest, C.A., E.C. Titgemeyer, J.S. Drouillard, D.A. Blasi, and D.J. Bindel. 2001. Soybean hulls in roughage-free diets for limit-fed growing cattle. Journal of Animal Science 79:766-774.

Greenwood, R.H., E.C. Titgemeyer, and J.S. Drouillard. 2000. Effects of base ingredient in cooked molasses blocks on intake and digestion of prairie hay by beef steers. Journal of Animal Science 78:167-172.

Greenwood, R.H., E.C. Titgemeyer, C.A. Loest, and J.S. Drouillard. 1998. Effects of supplement strategy on intake and digestion of prairie by beef steers and plasma amino acid concentrations. Professtional Animal Scientist 14:56-61.