Sheep & Goat Research Journal


Volume 31, 2016

Sex of Littermate Twin Affects Lifetime Ewe Productivity

Factors Affecting Price Differences Between Wool and Hair Lambs in San Angelo, Texas

Selective Deworming Effects on Performance and Parameters Associated with Gastrointestinal Parasite Management in Lambs and Meat-Goat Kids Finished on Pasture


Volume 30, 2015

Genetic Evaluation of Weaning Weight and the Probability of Lambing at 1 Year of Age in Targhee Lambs

Use of Annual Forage Crops as a Late-Season Forage for Pregnant Ewes, Insect Habitat and to Improve Soil Health

Performance and Behavior by Spring-Born Katahdin Lambs Weaned Using Traditional or Fenceline-Weaning Methods in the Morning or Evening

Movements of Domestic Sheep in the Presence of Livestock Guardian Dogs

Gastro-intestinal Parasite (GIP) Infestation and its Associated Effects on Growth Performance of Bucks on a Pasture-based Test in Maryland

Effects of Photoperiodic Manipulation on Growth Rate and Ability to Breed Fall-born Ewe Lambs in Spring

Effects of Fenceline or Traditional Weaning Methods in Drylot on Performance and Behavior by Katahdin Crossbred Lambs



Volume 29, 2014

High Frequencies of the αS1-Casein Zero Variant in Milk from Swedish Dairy Goats

Effects of Sex, Breed, Callipyge Phenotype, and Docked Tail Length on Rectal Prolapse in Lambs

Performance by Yearling Katahdin Ewes Grazing Toxic Tall Fescue Using Either Continuous or Rotational Grazing Schemes in Late Spring Through Summer

Effects of Diet Particle Size and Lasalocid on Growth, Carcass Traits, and N balance in Feedlot Lambs

Consumer Evaluation and Shear Force of Retail Domestic Grain-Finished, Imported New Zealand Grass-Finished, and Missouri-Produced Grass-Finished Lamb Racks

Effects of Breed of Sheep and Dietary Onions on Bitterweed (Hymenoxys odorata DC) Toxicity

Impact of Changes in Weight, Fat Depth, and Loin Muscle Depth on Carcass Yield and Value and Implications for Selection and Pricing of Rams from Terminal-Sire Sheep Breeds

Effect of Fat Source on Growth Performance and Carcass Characteristics of Growing Lambs



Volume 28, 2013

Efficacy of Pregnancy-Specific Protein B Assay to Detect Pregnancy and Lambing Rates in Sheep

Growth and Performance of Meat Goat Kids from Two Seasons of Birth in Kentucky

Tail Length at Docking and Weaning of Lambs

Accuracy of Ultrasonographic Diagnosis of Sex and Effect of Sex and Birth Type on Biparietal Diameter of Saanen Goat Fetuses

Technical Note: Effects of Supplementation of Expired Human Foodstuffs on Intake and Digestion of Wethers Fed a Base...



Volume 27, 2012

Effects of Supplemental Dried Distillers Grains or Soybean Hulls on Growth and Internal Parasites Status of Grazing Lambs

Performance of Meat Goats Control-Grazed on Winter Annual Grasses

Efficacy Of Garlic Juice, Copper Oxide Wire Particles, And Anthelmintics To Control Gastrointestinal Nematodes In Goates

Effectiveness of Theobromine and Caffeine Mixtures in Coyote Lure Operative Devices as a Predacide: A Simulated Field Study

Post-Natal Skin Follicle Development in The Raieni Cashmere Goat

Research Symposium Utilization of Genomic Information for the Sheep Industry



Volume 26, 2011

Mixed Grazing Goats With Cattle on Reclaimed Coal Mined Lands in the Appalachian Region: Effects on Forage Standing Biomass,

Effects of Season of Kidding on Doe Performance in Commercial Boer Cross Does

Sulfur Intake, Excretion, and Ruminal Hydrogen Sulfide Concentrations in Lambs Fed Increasing ...

Growth and Carcass Characteristics of Conventionally Raised Lambs Versus Naturally Raised Lambs

Effects of Rumen-Protected Arginine Supplementation on Ewe Serum-Amino-Acid Concentration...



Volume 25, 2010

A Review: The Use of Livestock Protection Dogs in Association with Large Carnivores in the Rocky Mountains

Effect of Feeding System on Meat Goat Growth Performance and Carcass Traits

Effects of Supplemental Cobalt on Nutrient Digestion and Nitrogen Balance in Lambs Fed Forage-based Diets

Evaluation of Ultrasonography to Measure Fetal Size and Heart Rate as Predictors of Fetal Age in Hair Sheep

Effects of Human Chorionic Gonadotropin on Serum Progesterone Concentration During the First Weeks After Mating, Components of Pre-implantation Complete Blood Counts, and Number of Offspring...

Effect of Finishing Crossbred Meat Goats with a Similar Total Quantity of Finisher Ration Over Variable Duration

Protein Supplementation of Low-quality Forage: Influence of Frequency of Supplementation on Ewe Performance and Lamb Nutrient Utilization

Can Sheep and Cattle Rumen Microorganisms be Conditioned to Invasive Weeds?

Substituting Corn Dried Distillers Grains for Cottonseed Meal in Lamb Finishing Diets: Carcass Characteristics, Meat Fatty Acid Profiles, and Sensory Panel Traits

Feedlot Performance, Carcass Characteristics, and Muscle CLA Concentration of Lambs Fed Diets Supplemented with Safflower Seeds and Vitamin E

Pregnancy rates after ewes were treated with estradiol-17β and oxytocin

Manipulating Sheep Browsing Levels on Coyote Willow (Salix exigua) with Supplements

Effects of Physical Isolation on Serum and Salivary Cortisol and Components of Complete Blood Counts in Yearling Ewes

Research Note: Sheep Antiserum as an Antibody Supplement in Newborn Lambs



Volume 24, 2009

Wool Price Differences by Preparation in the United States

Evaluating Nutritional Status of Dorper and Rembouillet Ewes in Range Sheep Production

Effect of Expected Peripheral Concentrations of Progesterone on Ovulation Rate and Litter Size in Barbados Blackbelly Ewes

Post-weaning Management of Lambs Alters Subsequent Feedlot Performance and Tissue Deposition

Substituting distillers dried grains for cottonseed meal in lamb-finishing diets: growth, wool characteristics, and serum NEFA, urea N, and IGF-1 concentrations



Volume 23, 2008

Nutrient Utilization in Polypay and Percentage White Dorper Lambs Fed a High-Roughage and a High-Concentrate Diet

PRNP Genotype and Sale Price - Associations of prion protein genotype with sale price in a flock of purebred Polled Dorsets

The Yellowing Propensity of Rambouillet Wool

Feeding of DDGS in Lamb Rations



Volume 22, 2007

Weaning Weights in a Range Purebred Merino and Crossbred Merino x Rambouillet Flock

Peanut Stover and Bermudagrass Hay for Wethers on Summer Hardwood Rangeland in North Central Texas

Growth and Carcass Characteristics in Goat Kids Fed Grass- and Alfalfa-Hay-Based Diets with Limited Concentrate Supplementation

Western Snowberry Response to Fire and Goat Browsing

Superovulation in Sheep: Number and Weight of the Corpora Lutea and Serum Progesterone

Cash Versus Contract Marketing in the U.S. Lamb Industry

Winter Grazing Systems for Gestating Ewes



Volume 21, 2006

Browsing of Western Snowberry by Goats and Sheep

Stocking Rates on Cultivated Winter Pastures for Meat Goats

Sexual Performance and Reproductive Characteristics of Young Adult Awassi, Charollais-Awassi and Romanov-Awassi Rams

The Color of Scoured and Carded Wools: A Comparison of U.S., Australian and New Zealand Wools

Development and Consumer Acceptance of Pre-cooked Lamb Leg Roasts

Efficacy of Dried Distiller's Grains with Solubles as a Replacement for Soybean Meal and a Portion of the Corn in a Finishing Lamb Diet

Development and Consumer Acceptance of Pre-cooked Goat Roasts

Corn Supplement for Goats on Summer Rangeland or Improved Pasture



Volume 20, 2005

Seasonal Acceptance of Fourwing Saltbush by Sheep When Crested Wheatgrass is the Alternative

Feedlot Performance and Carcass Characteristics of Lambs Sired by Texel, Romanov, St. Croix or Dorset Rams from Polypay and St. Croix Ewes

Cost of a Maedi Visna Flock Certification Program and the Changes in Productivity and Economic Return

Post-weaning Growth and Carcass Traits of St. Croix White and Dorper X St. Croix White Lambs Grazing Pasture During the Dry and Wet Seasons in the U.S. VI

Post-weaning Growth and Carcass Traits of St. Croix White and Dorper X St. Croix White Lambs Fed a Concentrate Diet in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Growth Performance of Barbados Blackbelly, Katahdin and St. Croix Hair Sheep Lambs Fed Pasture- or Hay-based Diets

Gastrointestinal Parasitism in Hair Sheep and Meat Goat Breeds Grazing Naturally Infected Pasture

Carcass and Growth Characteristics of Wethers Sired by Percentage White Dorper or Hampshire Rams 1

Lamb Production of Dorper, Katahdin, and St. Croix Bred in Summer, Winter, or Spring in the Southeastern United States

Postweaning Performance of Hair and Wool Sheep and Reciprocal-crosses on Pasture and in Feedlot



Volume 19, 2004 -- Special Edition: Predation

Predation and Livestock Production Perspective and Overview

Economic Impact of Sheep Predation in the United States

The History of Federal and Cooperative Animal Damage Control

Status and Management of Coyote Depredations in the Eastern United States

The Coyote in the Edwards Plateau of Texas -- an Update

Coyote Predation Management: An Economic Analysis of Increased Antelope Recruitment and Cattle Production in South Central Wyoming

Feral Swine Impacts on Agriculture and the Environment

Managing Wolf Depredation in the United States: Past, Present, and Future

Compensation Programs in Wyoming for Livestock Depredation by Large Carnivores

Direct, Spillover, and Intangible Benefits of Predation Management

Indirect Effects of Carnivores on Livestock Foraging Behavior and Production

Livestock Depredations by Black Vultures and Golden Eagles

Non-lethal Alternatives for Predation Management

Use of Livestock Guarding Animals to Reduce Predation on Livestock

Predacides for Canid Predation Management

Selective Targeting of Alpha Coyotes to Stop Sheep Depredation

Using Genetic Analyses to Identify Predators

Economic Impact of Protected Large Carnivores on Sheep Farming in Norway

Review of Canid Management in Australia for the Protection of Livestock and Wildlife - Potential Application to Coyote Management



Volume 18: 2003

Interrelationships of Traits Measured on Fine-wool Rams During a Central Performance Test

Effects of Supplementing Polyethylene Glycol to Goat Kids Grazing Sericea Lespedeza and Early Post-weaning Nutritive Plane Upon Subsequent Growth

Use of DNA Markers to Determine Paternity in a Multiple-Sire Mating Flock

Use of the Lamb Vision System to Predict Carcass Value

Potential Associative Effects of Increasing Dietary Forage in Limit-fed Ewes Fed a 6% Fat Diet

Quebracho Tannin Influence on Nitrogen Balance in Small Ruminants and In-Vitro Parameters when Utilizing Alfalfa Forage

An Investigation into the Risk Factors Associated with Clinical Mastitis in Colorado Sheep

Weight Changes in Fall and Spring Lambing Ewes Grazing Fallow Wheat Fields During the Summer

Effect of Ethanol Supplementation on In Vitro Digestion and VFA Production and Growth Performance of Newly Weaned

Growth and Reproductive Performance of Ewe Lambs Implanted with Zeranol after Weaning, but before Sexual Maturation

Consumer Evaluation of Pre-Cooked Lamb

Caprine Arthritis-Encephalitis: An Update

An Evaluation of Different Energy Supplements for Lambs Consuming Endophyte-free Tall Fescue

Effects of the FecB Gene in Half-sib Families of Rambouillet-cross Ewes

The Effects of Energy Source and Ionophore Supplementation on Lamb Growth, Carcass Characteristics and Tenderness

Effects of Supplementing Ewes with d-a-Tocopherolon Serum and Colostrum Immunoglobulin G Titers and Preweaning Lamb Performance

Comparing Indicators of Sheep Grazing Leafy Spurge and Perennial Grasses

Research Note - Repeated Injections of Pregnant Mare Serum Gonadotrophin (PMSG) Failed to Induce Antibody Production in Fall Lambing Ewes

Case Report - Monensin Poisoning in a Sheep Flock



Volume 17, No. 3: 2002 -- Special Issue: Breeding for Meat Production

Preface and Overview

Selection for Reproductive Efficiency

Genetic and Environmental Impacts on Prenatal Lamb Loss

Lamb Mortality

Opportunities to Reduce Seasonality of Breeding in Sheep by Selection

Strategies for Genetic Improvement of Carcass Value in Lambs

Relationships Among Traits: Growth Rate, Mature Size, Carcass Composition and Reproduction

Composite Trait Selection for Improving Lamb Production

Fundamental Aspects of Crossbreeding of Sheep: Use of Breed Diversity to Improve Efficiency of Meat Production

Use of Finnsheep Crosses in a Western Commercial Sheep Operation



Volume 17, No. 2: 2002

Fall and Winter Grazing of Brassicas - a Value-Added Opportunity for Lamb Producers

Effects of Prenatal Shearing of Ewes on Birth Weight and Neonatal Survivability of Lambs

Scrapie in Sheep: A Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy

Effect of Colostrum Intake on Serum Hormone Concentrations and Immunoglobulin G Absorption in Neonatal Lambs

Adipose Tissue Lipogenic Enzyme Activity, Serum IGF-I, and IGF-Binding Proteins in the Callipyge Lamb

Technical Note - Genetic Control of Color in Dorper Sheep and Their Crosses

Research Note - Influence of Supplement Form on Ewe Performance and Reproduction



Volume 17, No. 1, 2001

Advantages of Multispecies Grazing: Perceptions of Idaho and Wyoming Producers

Prickle Factor in Fleeces of Performance-tested Fine-wool Rams

U.S. Lamb Demand

Comparison of Three Measuring Techniques for Staple Length and Strength in U.S. Wool

Research Notes - Survival and Serum IgG Levels in Twin Born Lambs Supplemented with Vitamin E Early in Life

Research Notes - Is There an Influence of Individual Rams on Ewe Prolificacy?

Technical Notes - Enterprise Budgeting for Ewe Flock Operations



Volume 10, No. 1, 1994 -- Special Issue: The Role of Sheep Grazing in Natural Resource Management

The Role of Grazing Sheep in Sustainable Agriculture

Multispecies Grazing: The Ecological Advantage

Sheep Grazing and Riparian and Watershed Management

Sheep Grazing as a Range Improvement Tool

Prescribed Sheep Grazing to Enhance Wildlife Habitat on North American Rangelands

Sheep Grazing as a Brush and Fine Fire Fuel Management Tool

Sheep as a Silvicultural Management Tool in Temperate Conifer Forest

Sheep: A Method For Controlling Rangeland Weeds

The Role of Sheep and Sheep Products in Waste Management