Scientific Articles and Abstracts

2015
Askar AR, Gipson TA, Puchala R, Tesfai K, Detweiler GD, Asmare A, et al.. Effects of supplementation and body condition on intake, digestion, performance, and behavior of yearling Boer and Spanish goat wethers grazing grass/forb pastures. Small Ruminant Research. 2015;(125).
Silva NCD, Puchala R, Gipson TA, Tsukahara Y, Sahlu T, Goetsch AL. Effects of restricted diet access on intake and performance by dairy goats in mid- to late lactation. 93rd ed. Journal of Animal Science. 2015.
Brassard M-E, Puchala R, Gipson T, Sahlu T, Goetsch AL. Effects of method of determining heat energy:heart rate of confined and grazing Boer goats. 93rd ed. Journal of Animal Science. 2015.
Urge M, Puchala R, Gipson TA, Sahlu T, Goetsch AL. Effects of high heat load on BW, DMI, rectal temperature, and respiration rate of Katahdin sheep and Boer and Spanish goat wethers. 93rd ed. Journal of Animal Science. 2015.
Tsukahara Y, Gipson TA, Hayes J, Puchala R, Brassard M–E, Sahlu T, et al.. Effects of mixing different breeds to evaluate electric fence strand additions to barb wire fence to contain meat goat does. 93rd ed. Journal of Animal Science. 2015.
Gipson TA, Andries KM, Hutchens T, Evans ME. Multi-scale straightness index analysis of goat behavior. 93rd ed. Journal of Animal Science. 2015.
Urge M, Puchala R, Gipson TA, Sahlu T, Goetsch AL. Effects of level and length of water restriction on body weight, feed intake, and plasma osmolality of Katahdin sheep and Boer and Spanish goat wethers. 93rd ed. Journal of Animal Science. 2015.
Tsukahara Y, Gipson TA, Hayes J, Puchala R, Sahlu T, Goetsch AL. Effects of mixing different breeds to evaluate electric fence strand additions to barbed wire fence to contain growing meat goat kids. 93rd ed. Journal of Animal Science. 2015.
Tsukahara Y, Gipson TA, Hart SP, Dawson LJ, Wang Z, Puchala R, et al.. Growth performance and resistance to internal parasitism of small ruminant males from the south-central US in a centralized test. 93rd ed. Journal of Animal Science. 2015.
Dolebo AT, Puchala R, Gipson TA, Dawsoh LJ, Sahlu T, Goetsch AL. Effects of supplemental concentrate level and forage source on intake and digestion by growing and yearling Boer goat wethers and evaluation of a method of predicting negative feedstuff associative effects. 93rd ed. Journal of Animal Science. 2015.
Brassard M-E, Puchala R, Gipson T, Sahlu T, Goetsch AL. Behavior of Boer goat wethers grazing high quality forage and effects of two methods of determining energy used for activity. 93rd ed. Journal of Animal Science. 2015.
Tsukahara Y, Gipson TA, Hart SP, Dawson LJ, Wang Z, Puchala R, et al.. Effects of breed and resistance classification of sire on progeny growth performance and response to artificial infection with Haemonchus contortus in a central performance test. 93rd ed. Journal of Animal Science. 2015.
Brassard M-E, Puchala R, Sahlu T, Goetsch AL. Determination of the grazing activity energy cost in Boer goat wethers using a portable indirect calorimety method. 93rd ed. Journal of Animal Science. 2015.
2014
Goetsch AL. Methods of Livestock Research on Smallholder Farms [Internet]. Langston: American Institute for Goat Research; 2014. p. 336. http://www2.luresext.edu/goats/library/OFR_Handbook.pdf
Tilahun M, Kefelegn K, Abebe G, Goetsch AL. Effects of levels of Boer goats and Dorper sheep on feed intake, digestibility, growth, and slaughter characteristics in the central highlands of Ethiopia. Tropical Animal Health and Production . 2014;(46).
Goetsch AL, Gipson TA. Use of a web-based nutrient requirement calculation system to assess potential influences of various factors on nutrient needs of goats while grazing. Professional Animal Scientist . 2014;(30).
Goetsch AL, Detweiler GD, Wang Z, Hayes J, Gipson TA. Supplements of lactating meat goat does grazing grass/forb pastures. Journal of Applied Animal Research. 2014;(42).
Tsukahara Y, Gipson TA, Puchala R, Sahlu T, Goetsch AL. Effects of the number of animals per automated feeder and length and time of access on feed intake, growth performance, and behavior of yearling Boer goat wethers. Small Ruminant Research. 2014;(121).
Yiakoulaki MD, Goetsch AL, Detweiler GD, Sahlu T. Effects of creep grazing and stocking rate on forage selection and nutritive value of the diet of meat goat does and kids on grass/forb pastures. Small Ruminant Research. 2014;(117).
Goetsch AL, Puchala R, Dolebo AT, Gipson TA, Tsukahara Y, Dawson LJ. A simple method to estimate feed required for maintenance of small ruminants. 92nd ed. Journal of Animal Science. 2014.
Tsukahara Y, Gipson TA, Hart SP, Dawson LJ, Wang Z, Puchala R, et al.. Effects of breed of hair sheep ram lambs on performance in a centralized test including artificial infection with Haemonchus contortus. 92nd ed. Journal of Animal Science. 2014.
Goetsch AL. Handbook for livestock research on smallholder farms in developing countries. 92nd ed. Journal of Animal Science. 2014.
Gipson TA, Hart SP, Heinemann R. GIS hot-spot analysis of pasture utilization of two separate herds of goats over time. 92nd ed. Journal of Animal Science. 2014.
Pacheco E, Reyes A, Negrón M, Rodriguez A, Gipson TA, Merkel RC. Evaluating the accuracy of using reinforcing bar and an infrared thermometer versus long-stemmed thermometers in monitoring mortality compost pile temperature. 92nd ed. Journal of Animal Science. 2014.
2013
Tsukahara Y, Detweiler GD, Gipson TA, Sahlu T, Burke JM, Goetsch AL. Effects of preliminary and washout treatments, experimental design, and meat goat breed in a model to evaluate methods of modifying cattle barb wire fence with electric fence strands for goat containment. Journal of Animal Science. 2013;(91).

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