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EDUCATION:

BS, Meat & Animal Science, University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1973
MS, Meat & Animal Science, University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1975
PhD, Nutritional Sciences, University of Illinois-Urbana , 1979

TEACHING:

AnSci 431 Beef Cattle Production

RECENT PUBLICATIONS:

Schaefer, M. R., K. A. Albrecht and D. M. Schaefer. 2014. Stocker steer performance on tall fescue or meadow fescue alone or in binary mixture with white clover. Agron. J. 106:1902-1910.

Lin, M., W. Guo, Q. Meng, D. M. Stevenson, P. J. Weimer and D. M. Schaefer. 2013. Changes in Rumen Bacterial Community Composition in Steers in Response to Dietary Nitrate. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 97: 8719-8727.

Lin, M., D. M. Schaefer, G. Q. Zhao and Q. X. Meng. 2013. Effects of nitrate adaptation by rumen inocula donors and substrate fiber proportion on in vitro nitrate disappearance, methanogenesis, and rumen fermentation acid. Animal 7:1099-1105.

Shinners, K. J., G. C. Boettcher, D. M. Schaefer and A. M. Troutman. 2013. Cattle preference for hay from round bales with different wrap types. Prof. Anim. Sci. 29:665-670.

Lin, M., D. M. Schaefer, W. S. Guo, L. P. Ren and Q. X. Meng. 2011. Comparisons of in vitro nitrate reduction, methanogenesis, and fermentation acid profile among rumen bacterial, protozoal and fungal fractions. Asian-Aust. J. Anim. Sci. 24:471-478.

Vogel, K. D., J. R. Claus, T. Grandin, G. R. Oetzel and D. M. Schaefer. 2011. Effect of water and feed withdrawal and health status on blood and serum components, body weight loss, and meat and carcass characteristics of Holstein slaughter cows. J. Anim. Sci. 89:538-548.

Qureshi, A., J. C. Reis, N. Qureshi, C. Papasian, D. Morrison and D. M. Schaefer. 2011. Δ-Tocotrienol and quercetin reduce serum levels of nitric oxide and lipid parameters in female chickens. Lipids in Health and Disease 10:39.

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