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Randy Shaver
Professor of Nutrition

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Heather White
Assistant Professor of Nutritional Physiology

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Peer-Reviewed Articles

C. Arndt, J.M. Powell, M.J. Aguerre, and M.A. Wattiaux. 2015. Performance, digestion, nitrogen balance, and emission of manure ammonia, enteric methane, and carbon dioxide in lactating cows fed diets with varying alfalfa silage-to-corn silage ratios. J. Dairy Sci. 98:418–430.

C. Arndt, L.E. Armentano, and M. B. Hall.  2014.  Corn bran versus corn grain at 2 levels of forage: Intake, apparent digestibility, and production responses by lactating dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci.  97:5676-5687.

White, H. M., S. L. Koser, and S. S. Donkin.  2011.  Characterization of bovine pyruvate carboxylase promoter 1 responsiveness to serum from control and feed-restricted cows.  J. Anim. Sci.  89:1763-1768.

White, H. M., S. L. Koser, and S. S. Donkin.  2011.  Bovine pyruvate carboxylase 5’ UTR variant expression during transition to lactation and feed restriction in dairy cows.  J. Anim. Sci.  89:1881-1892.

White, H. M., S. L. Koser, and S. S. Donkin.  2011.  Differential regulation of bovine pyruvate carboxylase promoters by fatty acids and peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-α agonist.  J. Dairy Sci.  94:3428-3436.

White, H. M., S. S. Donkin, M. C. Lucy, T. M. Grala, and J. R. Roche.  2012.  Short Communication:  Genetic differences between New Zealand and North American dairy cows alter milk production and glucongeogenic enzyme expression. J. Dairy Sci.  95:455-459.

White, H. M., S. L. Koser, and S. S. Donkin.  2012.  Gluconeogenic enzymes are differentially regulated by fatty acid cocktails in Madin-Darby bovine kidney cells.  J. Dairy Sci.  95:1249-1256.

White, H. M., A. J. Acton, and R. V. Considine.  2012.  The angiogenic inhibitor TNP-470 decreases caloric intake and weight gain in high fat fed mice.  Obesity.  20:2003-2009.

White, H. M., S. L. Koser, and S. S. Donkin.  2012.  Regulation of bovine pyruvate carboxylase mRNA and promoter expression by thermal stress.  J. Anim. Sci.  90:2979-2987.

Carvalho, E. R., N. S. Schmelz-Roberts, H. M. White, C. S. Wilcox, S. D. Eicher, and S. S. Donkin.  2012.  Feeding behaviors of transition dairy cows fed glycerol as a replacement for corn.  J. Dairy Sci.  95:7214-7224.

Grala, T. M., J. R. Roche, J. K. Kay, A. G. Rius, H. M. White, S. S. Donkin, M. D. Littlejohn, R. G. Snell, and C. V. C. Phyn.  2013.  The expression of genes involved in hepatic metabolism is altered by temporary changes to milking frequency.  J. Dairy Sci.  doi:10.3168/jds.2013-7321.

Epub. White, H. M., A. J. Acton, M. M. Kamocka, and R. V. Considine.  2013.  Hepatocyte growth factor regulates neovascularization in developing fat pads.  Am. J. Physiol. Endocrinol. Metab. 306:E189-96.  doi:10.1152/ajpendo.00394.2013. Epub 2013 Dec.

Book Chapter: White, H. M., B. R. Richert, M. A. Latour.  2012. Impacts of Nutrition and Environmental Stressors on Lipid Metabolism. Lipid Metabolism.  Ed. R. Valenzuela.  In Press.

Conference Proceedings

Shaver, Randy.  2014. What’s New with Corn Silage? In Proceedings 2014 Four-State Dairy Nutrition and Management Conference. Dubuque, IA. 11-12 June 2014.

Popular Press Articles

White, H. M., M. A. Latour, S. S. Donkin, and B. Cousins.  2009. CLA: What is it, and what does it do?  Feedstuffs. April 27:22.