Students Awarded at 2017 ADSA Annual Meeting

Four Animal Science students brought home awards from the 2017 ADSA Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh.

June 29, 2017

Each year students travel to annual meetings with their advisors to present research, usually as poster or oral presentations. This year, the American Dairy Science Association Annual Meeting was held in Pittsburgh, PA, June 25-28, 2017, and the following students were awarded for their presentations.

ADSA Undergraduate Division Award Winners:

Original Research Oral:  1st Place Danielle Andreen: "Estimating urinary nitrogen using creatinine in cows fed adequate and protein deficient diets." D. M. Andreen, E. Liu, and M. J. VandeHaar, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.

Original Research Poster:  3rd Place Emily L. Middleton: "Relationship of body condition changes during the first 30 d of lactation and pregnancy rate per AI at 75 to 81 DIM. E. L. Middleton* and J. R. Pursley, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.

ADSA Graduate Student Award Winners:

National Milk Producers Federation Paper Presentation Contest in Dairy Production: PhD Division 3rd  Rodrigo Albornoz: "Energy intake and balance of cows in the early postpartum period is affected by diet starch content and fermentability." R. Albornoz and M. Allen, Michigan State University, Lansing, MI. 

Purina Animal Nutrition Graduate Student Poster Contest in Dairy Production: PhD Division 2nd Jonas de Souza: "Effects of timing of C16:0 supplementation on production and metabolic responses of early lactation dairy cows." J. de Souza and A. L. Lock, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.

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