This community contains the theses and dissertations of the South Dakota State University, Department of Animal Science. The Department of Animal Science offers graduate programs leading to the Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Animal Science, or the Doctor of Philosophy degree in Biological Sciences.
Due to copyright restrictions, the collection contains both open access and university access theses and dissertations. University access items are only available to SDSU users, and on-campus visitors. Non-SDSU users wishing to access restricted materials may request items through their institution’s interlibrary loan services.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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Effects of Phase Feeding During Gestation on Gilt Performance, Offspring Quality and Robustness, Agatha Ampaire

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Effect of Grazing Pressure on Cattle Grazing Cool Season Annual Forages, Brooke Brunsvig

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Effect of Pre-marketing Management Practices on Shrink Loss in Lambs, Ann Kolthoff

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Lysine Bioavailability of Two Lipid Coated Lysine Products After Exposure to Silages with Different Acidity, Jessica N. Reiners

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The Influence of Chromium Supplementation on the Insulin Pathway, Carcass Traits, and Meat Quality of Feedlot Steers, Heather Rode

Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Effects of Small Intestinal Starch Digestion and Dietary Lipid on Efficiency of Nitrogen Use in Cattle, Ethan J. Blom

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The Effect of Copper and Zinc Source on Pre-Weaning Performance of Cows, Health and Performance of Suckling Calves, and Post-Weaning Feedlot Performance, Carcass Composition, and Meat Quality of Calves, Jesse Fulton

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Evaluation of the Hypothalamic Kisspeptin System Throughout the Estrous Cycle and During the Attainment of Puberty in Gilts, Eric Steven Jolitz

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Influence of Maternal Protein Restriction in Primiparous Heifers During Mid- And/Or Late Gestation on Dam Performance and Progeny Growth, Carcass Characteristics, and Gene Expression, Janna Jo Kincheloe

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The Effects of Preovulatory Estradiol on the Uterine Environment and Conceptus Survival From Fertilization to Maternal Recognition of Pregnancy, Emmalee J. Northrop

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Characterization of Small Non-Coding RNAs in the Seminal Plasma of Beef Bulls with Predicted High and Low Fertility, Stephanie Perkins