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Animal Sciences and Industry

Dairy Metabolism Lab
Dept. Animal Sci. & Ind.
Kansas State University
135 Call Hall
1530 Mid-Campus Dr. N.
Manhattan, KS 66506

785-532-7974
785-532-5681 fax
Email: bbradfor@ksu.edu

Publications

Review articles

Transition dairy cow physiology

General metabolic physiology

Applied dairy cattle nutrition

Other work

 

 Review articles

Bradford, B.J., C.A. Cooper, M.L. Tizard, T.J. Doran, and T.M. Hinton. 2017. RNA interference-based technology: what role in animal agriculture? Anim Prod Sci. 57:1–15. Open Access

Bradford, B.J., K. Yuan, and C. Ylioja. 2016. Managing complexity: Dealing with systemic crosstalk in bovine physiology. J Dairy Sci. 99:4983–96.

Lean, I. J., M. C. Lucy, J. P. McNamara, B. J. Bradford, E. Block, J. M. Thomson, J. M. Morton, P. Celi, A. R. Rabiee, J. E. Santos, W. W. Thatcher, and S. J. LeBlanc. 2016. Invited review: Recommendations for reporting intervention studies on reproductive performance in dairy cattle: Improving design, analysis, and interpretation of research on reproduction. J Dairy Sci.* 99(1):1-17. Open Access

Bradford, B. J., K. Yuan, J. K. Farney, L. K. Mamedova, and A. J. Carpenter. 2015. Invited review: Inflammation during the transition to lactation: New adventures with an old flame. J Dairy Sci.* 98(10):6631-50. Open Access

Bradford, B. J. and C. R. Mullins. 2012. Invited Review: Strategies for promoting productivity and health of dairy cattle by feeding non-forage fiber sources. J Dairy Sci.* 95(9):4735-46. Open Access
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Allen, M. S., B. J. Bradford, and M. Oba. 2009. Board-Invited Review: The hepatic oxidation theory of the control of feed intake and its application to ruminants. J Anim Sci. 87(10):3317-34. Open Access

 

Transition dairy cow physiology

Carpenter, A. J., C. M. Ylioja, C. F. Vargas, L. K. Mamedova, L. G. Mendonca, J. F. Coetzee, L. C. Hollis, R. Gehring, and B. J. Bradford. 2016. Hot topic: Early postpartum treatment of commercial dairy cows with nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs increases whole-lactation milk yield. J Dairy Sci. 99(1):672–679.

Yuan, K., L. G Mendonca, L. E. Hulbert, L. K. Mamedova, M. B. Muckey, Y. Shen, C. C. Elrod, and B. J. Bradford. 2015. Yeast product supplementation modulated humoral and mucosal immunity and uterine inflammatory signals in transition dairy cows. J Dairy Sci.* 98(5):3236-46. Open Access

Yuan, K., T. Liang, M. B. Muckey, L. G. Mendonça, L. E. Hulbert, C. C. Elrod, and B. J. Bradford. 2015. Yeast product supplementation modulated feeding behavior and metabolism in transition dairy cows. J Dairy Sci.* 98(1):532-40. Open Access

Farney, J. K., L. K. Mamedova, J. F. Coetzee, J. E. Minton, L. C. Hollis, and B. J. Bradford. 2013. Sodium salicylate treatment in early lactation increases whole-lactation milk and milk fat yield in mature dairy cows. J Dairy Sci.* 96(12):7709-18. Open Access
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Yuan, K., J. K. Farney, L. K. Mamedova, L. M. Sordillo, and B. J. Bradford. 2013. TNFα altered inflammatory responses, impaired health and productivity, but did not affect glucose or lipid metabolism in early-lactation dairy cows. PLoS ONE. 8(11):e80316. Open Access

Farney, J. K., L. K. Mamedova, J. F. Coetzee, B. KuKanich, L. M. Sordillo, S. K. Stoakes, J. E. Minton, L. C. Hollis, and B. J. Bradford. 2013. Anti-inflammatory salicylate treatment alters the metabolic adaptations to lactation in dairy cattle. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 305(2):R110-7. Open Access

Rezamand, P., J. S. Watts, K. M. Hunt, B. J. Bradford, L. K. Mamedova, and S. D. Morey. 2012. Bovine hepatic and adipose retinol-binding protein gene expression and relationship with tumor necrosis factor-alpha. J Dairy Sci.* 95(12):7097-104. Open Access

Mullins, C. R., L. K. Mamedova, M. J. Brouk, C. E. Moore, H. B. Green, K. L. Perfield, J. F. Smith, J. P. Harner, and B. J. Bradford. 2012. Effects of monensin on metabolic parameters, feeding behavior, and productivity of transition dairy cows. J Dairy Sci.* 95(3):1323-36. Open Access
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Schoenberg, K. M., K. L. Perfield, J. K. Farney, B. J. Bradford, and T. R. Overton. 2011. Effects of prepartum 2,4-thiazolidinedione on insulin sensitivity, plasma concentrations of tumor necrosis factor alpha and leptin, and adipose tissue gene expression. J Dairy Sci.* 94(11):5523-32. Open Access

Morey, S. D., L. K. Mamedova, D. E. Anderson, C. K. Armendariz, E. C. Titgemeyer, and B. J. Bradford. 2011. Effects of encapsulated niacin on metabolism and production of periparturient dairy cows. J Dairy Sci.* 94(10):5090-104. Open Access
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General metabolic physiology

Li, S., K. Yuan, L. K. Mamedova, G. B. Penner, M. Oba, K. A. Beauchemin, and B. J. Bradford. 2014. High-grain diets suppress ruminal tissue abundance of angiopoietin-like protein 4 in cattle. J Anim Sci. 92(9):4077-85. Open Access

Martel, C. A., L. K. Mamedova, J. E. Minton, M. L. Jones, J. A. Carroll, and B. J. Bradford. 2014. Continuous low-dose infusion of tumor necrosis factor alpha in adipose tissue elevates adipose tissue interleukin 10 abundance and fails to alter metabolism in lactating dairy cows. J Dairy Sci.* 97(8):4897–906. Open Access

Reinhardt, C. D., T. L. Lee, D. U. Thomson, L. K. Mamedova, and B. J. Bradford. 2013. Restricted nutrient intake does not alter serum-mediated measures of implant response in cell culture. J Anim Sci Biotechnol. 4:45. Open Access

Mullins, C.R., L.K. Mamedova, A.J. Carpenter, Y. Ying, M.S. Allen, I. Yoon, and B. J. Bradford. 2013. Analysis of rumen microbial populations in lactating dairy cattle fed diets varying in carbohydrate profiles and Saccharomyces cerevisiae fermentation product. J Dairy Sci.* 96(9):5872-81. Open Access

Mamedova, L. K., K. Yuan, A. N. Laudick, S. D. Fleming, D. G. Mashek, and B. J. Bradford. 2013. Toll-like receptor 4 signaling is required for induction of gluconeogenic gene expression by palmitate in human hepatic carcinoma cells. J Nutr Biochem. 24(8):1499-507. Open Access

Allen, M. S. and B. J. Bradford. 2012. Control of food intake by metabolism of fuels: a comparison across species. Proc Nutr Soc. 71(3):401-9. Open Access

Titgemeyer, E. C., L. K. Mamedova, K. S. Spivey, J. K. Farney, and B. J. Bradford. 2011. An unusual distribution of the niacin receptor in cattle. J Dairy Sci.* 94(10):4962-7. Open Access

Farney, J. K., L. K. Mamedova, B. H. Godsey, and B. J. Bradford. 2011. Technical note: Validation of an ELISA for measurement of tumor necrosis factor alpha in bovine plasma. J Dairy Sci.* 94(7):3504-9. Open Access

Titgemeyer, E. C., K. S. Spivey, L. K. Mamedova, and B. J. Bradford. 2011. Effects of pharmacological amounts of nicotinic acid on lipolysis and feed intake in cattle. Int J Dairy Sci. 6(2):134-41. Open Acess

Mamedova, L. K., K. Robbins, B. J. Johnson, and B. J. Bradford. 2010. Tissue expression of angiopoietin-like protein 4 in cattle. J Anim Sci. 88(1):124-30. Open Access

Bradford, B. J., L. K. Mamedova, J. E. Minton, J. S. Drouillard, and B. J. Johnson. 2009. Daily injection of tumor necrosis factor-α increases hepatic triglycerides and alters transcript abundance of metabolic genes in lactating dairy cattle. J Nutr. 139(8):1451-6. Open Access

 

 

Applied dairy cattle nutrition

Carpenter, A. J., C. F. Vargas-Rodriguez, J. A. B. Jantz, and B. J. Bradford. 2017. Short communication: Sodium salicylate negatively affects rumen fermentation in vitro and in situ. J Dairy Sci. 100(3), 1935–9.

Vargas-Rodriguez, C. F., M. Engstrom, E. Azem, and B. J. Bradford. 2014. Effects of dietary amylase and sucrose on productivity of cows fed low-starch diets. J Dairy Sci.* 97(7):4464–70. Open Access
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Siverson, A., C. F. Vargas-Rodriguez, and B. J. Bradford. 2014. Short communication: Effects of molasses products on productivity and milk fatty acid profile of cows fed diets high in dried distillers grains with solubles. J Dairy Sci.* 97(6):3860–5. Open Access

Vargas-Rodriguez, C. F., K. Yuan, E. C. Titgemeyer, L. K. Mamedova, K. E. Griswold, and B. J. Bradford. 2014. Effects of supplemental chromium propionate and rumen-protected amino acids on productivity, diet digestibility, and energy balance of peak-lactation dairy cattle. J Dairy Sci.* 97(6):3815–21. Open Access
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Yuan, K., C. F. Vargas-Rodriguez, L. K. Mamedova, M. B. Muckey, M. A. Vaughn, D. D. Burnett, J. M. Gonzalez, E. C. Titgemeyer, K. E. Griswold, and B. J. Bradford. 2014. Effects of supplemental chromium propionate and rumen-protected amino acids on nutrient metabolism, neutrophil activation, and adipocyte size in dairy cows during peak lactation. J Dairy Sci.* 97(6):3822–31. Open Access

Rezac, D. J., E. Block, D. Weber, M. J. Brouk, and B. J. Bradford. 2014. Effects of prepartum dietary cation-anion difference and acidified coproducts on dry matter intake, serum calcium, and performance of dairy cows. J Anim Sci. 92(2):666-75. Open Access
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Mullins, C.R., D. Weber, E. Block, J.F. Smith, M.J. Brouk, and B. J. Bradford. 2013. Short communication: Supplementing lysine and methionine in a lactation diet containing a high concentration of wet corn gluten feed did not alter milk protein yield. J Dairy Sci.* 96(8):5300-5. Open Access
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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(6):3907-15. Open Access

Brake, D. W., E. C. Titgemeyer, M. J. Brouk, C. A. Macgregor, J. F. Smith, and B. J. Bradford. 2013. Availability to lactating dairy cows of methionine added to soy lecithins and mixed with a mechanically extracted soybean meal. J Dairy Sci.* 96(5):3064-74. Open Access
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Sullivan, M. L., K. N. Grigsby, and B. J. Bradford. 2012. Effects of wet corn gluten feed on ruminal pH and productivity of lactating dairy cattle fed diets with sufficient physically effective fiber. J Dairy Sci.* 95(9):5213-20. Open Access
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Rezac, D. J., K. N. Grigsby, N. M. Bello, and B. J. Bradford. 2012. Effects of varying rates of tallgrass prairie hay and wet corn gluten feed on productivity of lactating dairy cows. J Dairy Sci.* 95(2):842-9. Open Access
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Martel, C. A., E. C. Titgemeyer, L. K. Mamedova, and B. J. Bradford. 2011. Dietary molasses increases ruminal pH and enhances ruminal biohydrogenation during milk fat depression. J Dairy Sci.* 94(8):3995-4004. Open Access
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Mullins, C. R., K. N. Grigsby, D. E. Anderson, E. C. Titgemeyer, and B. J. Bradford. 2010. Effects of feeding increasing levels of wet corn gluten feed on production and ruminal fermentation in lactating dairy cows. J Dairy Sci.* 93(11):5329-37. Open Access
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Mullins, C. R. and B. J. Bradford. 2010. Effects of a molasses-coated cottonseed product on diet digestibility, performance, and milk fatty acid profile of lactating dairy cattle. J Dairy Sci.* 93(7):3128-35. Open Access

Mullins, C. R., K. N. Grigsby, and B. J. Bradford. 2009. Effects of alfalfa hay inclusion rate on productivity of lactating dairy cattle fed wet corn gluten feed-based diets. J Dairy Sci.* 92(7):3510-6. Open Access
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Other work

Hinde, K., A. J. Carpenter, J. S. Clay, and B. J. Bradford. 2014. Holsteins favor heifers, not bulls: biased milk production programmed during pregnancy as a function of fetal sex. PLoS ONE 9(2):e86169. Open Access

Sullivan, M. L. and B. J. Bradford. 2011. Viable cell yield from active dry yeast products and effects of storage temperature and diluent on yeast cell viability. J Dairy Sci.* 94(1):526-31. Open Access

 

 

 

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