Alfredo DiCostanzo

1986 …2022

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2018

Effect of corn processing and wet distiller’s grains with solubles on odorous volatile organic compound emissions from urine and feces of beef cattle

Spiehs, M. J., Jaderborg, J. P., Hales, K. E., DiCostanzo, A., Crawford, G. I. & Parker, D. B., Jan 1 2018, In : Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 34, 3, p. 591-598 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2017

Effects of feeding corn plant residues during the growing phase on steer growth performance and feedlot economics

Carvalho, P. H. V., Meteer, W. T., Schroeder, A. R., DiCostanzo, A. & Felix, T. L., Dec 2017, In : Professional Animal Scientist. 33, 6, p. 668-679 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Impact of distillers grain solids (DGS) and seasonality on the prevalence of Escherichia coli O157 at an abattoir in the U. S. Upper Midwest

Fink, R. C., Popowski, J. M., Anderson, J. E., Tran, J. L., Kalyanikutty, S., Crawford, G. I., DiCostanzo, A., Cox, R. B. & Diez-Gonzalez, F., Feb 18 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Applied Animal Research. p. 1-5 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2016

Effects of dietary roughage and sulfur in diets containing corn dried distillers grains with solubles on hydrogen sulfide production and fermentation by rumen microbes in vitro

Binversie, E. Y., Ruiz-Moreno, M., Carpenter, A. J., Heins, B. J., Crawford, G. I., DiCostanzo, A. & Stern, M. D., Sep 2016, In : Journal of animal science. 94, 9, p. 3883-3893 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2015

Effect of slow-release urea inclusion in diets containing modified corn distillers grains on total tract digestibility and ruminal fermentation in feedlot cattle

Ceconi, I., Ruiz-Moreno, M. J., Dilorenzo, N., Dicostanzo, A. & Crawford, G. I., Aug 6 2015, In : Journal of Animal Science. 93, 8, p. 4058-4069 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
15 Scopus citations

Effects of dry-rolled or high-moisture corn with twenty-five or forty-five percent wet distillers’ grains with solubles on energy metabolism, nutrient digestibility, and macromineral balance in finishing beef steers

Hales, K. E., Jaderborg, J. P., Crawford, G. I., DiCostanzo, A., Spiehs, M. J., Brown-Brandl, T. M. & Freetly, H. C., Oct 2015, In : Journal of animal science. 93, 10, p. 4995-5005 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Effects of feeding a spray-dried multivalent polyclonal antibody preparation on feedlot performance, feeding behavior, carcass characteristics, rumenitis, and blood gas profile of Brangus and Nellore yearling bulls

Millen, D. D., Pacheco, R. D. L., DiLorenzo, N., Martins, C. L., Marino, C. T., Bastos, J. P. S. T., Mariani, T. M., Barducci, R. S., Sarti, L. M. N., DiCostanzo, A., Rodrigues, P. H. M. & Arrigoni, M. D. B., Sep 8 2015, In : Journal of Animal Science. 93, 9, p. 4387-4400 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2014

Fatty acid profiles, meat quality, and sensory attributes of organic versus conventional dairy beef steers

Bjorklund, E. A., Heins, B. J., DiCostanzo, A. & Chester-Jones, H., Mar 1 2014, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 97, 3, p. 1828-1834 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations

Growth, carcass characteristics, and profitability of organic versus conventional dairy beef steers

Bjorklund, E. A., Heins, B. J., DiCostanzo, A. & Chester-Jones, H., Mar 1 2014, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 97, 3, p. 1817-1827 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Use of wood-based materials in beef bedded manure packs: 2. Effect on odorous volatile organic compounds, odor activity value, escherichia coli, and nutrient concentrations

Spiehs, M. J., Brown-Brandl, T. M., Berry, E. D., Wells, J. E., Parker, D. B., Miller, D. N., Jaderborg, J. P. & DiCostanzo, A., 2014, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 43, 4, p. 1195-1206 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Use of wood-based materials in beef bedded manure packs: 1. Effect on ammonia, total reduced sulfide, and greenhouse gas concentrations

Spiehs, M. J., Brown-Brandl, T. M., Parker, D. B., Miller, D. N., Jaderborg, J. P., DiCostanzo, A., Berry, E. D. & Wells, J. E., 2014, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 43, 4, p. 1187-1194 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations
2013

Impact of management practices and distillers' grains feeding on the prevalence of escherichia coli O157 in feedlot cattle in Minnesota

Fink, R. C., Popowski, J. M., Anderson, J. E., Dahlberg, J. L., Kalyanikutty, S., Crawford, G. I., DiCostanzo, A., Cox, R. B. & Diez-Gonzalez, F., Jun 1 2013, In : Foodborne pathogens and disease. 10, 6, p. 559-565 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Presence and biological activity of antibiotics used in fuel ethanol and corn co-product production

Paulus Compart, D. M., Carlson, A. M., Crawford, G. I., Fink, R. C., Diez-Gonzalez, F., Dicostanzo, A. & Shurson, G. C., May 1 2013, In : Journal of animal science. 91, 5, p. 2395-2404 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations
2012

An economic evaluation of estrous synchronization and timed artificial insemination in suckled beef cows

Rodgers, J. C., Bird, S. L., Larson, J. E., Dilorenzo, N., Dahlen, C. R., DiCostanzo, A. & Lamb, G. C., Dec 1 2012, In : Journal of animal science. 90, 11, p. 4055-4062 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Effects of feeding a multivalent polyclonal antibody preparation on feedlot performance, carcass characteristics, rumenitis, and blood gas profile in Bos indicus biotype yearling bulls

Pacheco, R. D. L., Millen, D. D., DiLorenzo, N., Martins, C. L., Marino, C. T., Fossa, M. V., Beier, S. L., DiCostanzo, A., Rodrigues, P. H. M. & Arrigoni, M. D. B., Jun 1 2012, In : Journal of animal science. 90, 6, p. 1898-1909 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Rumen microbial diversity under influence of a polyclonal antibody preparation against lactate-producing and proteolytic bacteria in cows fed different energy sources

otero, W. G., Marino, C. T., Barreto, C. C., Pellizari, V. H., Millen, D. D., Pacheco, R. D. L., Ferreira, F. A., Dicostanzo, A., Arrigoni, M. D. B. & Rodrigues, P. H. M., Jan 1 2012, In : Revista Brasileira de Saude e Producao Animal. 13, 2, p. 491-502 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Use of embryo transfer seven days after artificial insemination or transferring identical demi-embryos to increase twinning in beef cattle

Dahlen, C. R., Dicostanzo, A., Spell, A. R. & Lamb, G. C., Dec 1 2012, In : Journal of animal science. 90, 13, p. 4823-4832 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
2011

Effects of adding polyclonal antibody preparations on ruminal fermentation patterns and digestibility of cows fed different energy sources

Marino, C. T., Otero, W. G., Rodrigues, P. H. M., Dicostanzo, A., Millen, D. D., Pacheco, R. L. D., diLorenzo, N., Martins, C. L. & Arrigoni, M. D. B., Oct 1 2011, In : Journal of animal science. 89, 10, p. 3228-3235 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations
2010

Using alfalfa leaf meal as a supplement in late-gestation beef heifer and nursing beef calf diets

Zehnder, C. M., Maddock, T. D., Dicostanzo, A., Miller, L. R., Hall, J. M. & Lamb, G. C., Jun 1 2010, In : Journal of animal science. 88, 6, p. 2132-2138 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2009

Body composition and estrous cyclicity responses of heifers of distinct body conditions to energy restriction and repletion

Cassady, J. M., Maddock, T. D., Dicostanzo, A. & Lamb, G. C., Jul 1 2009, In : Journal of animal science. 87, 7, p. 2255-2261 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Effects of Fermenten® supplementation to beef cattle

Cooke, R. F., DiLorenzo, N., DiCostanzo, A., Yelich, J. V. & Arthington, J. D., Apr 14 2009, In : Animal Feed Science and Technology. 150, 3-4, p. 163-174 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Initial body condition score affects hormone and metabolite response to nutritional restriction and repletion in yearling postpubertal beef heifers

Cassady, J. M., Maddock, T. D., DiCostanzo, A. & Lamb, G. C., Jul 1 2009, In : Journal of animal science. 87, 7, p. 2262-2273 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Physiological changes in rumen fermentation during acidosis induction and its control using a multivalent polyclonal antibody preparation in heifers.

Blanch, M., Calsamiglia, S., DiLorenzo, N., DiCostanzo, A., Muetzel, S. & Wallace, R. J., May 1 2009, In : Journal of Animal Science. 87, 5, p. 1722-1730 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations
2008

Effect of organic or inorganic trace mineral supplementation on follicular response, ovulation, and embryo production in superovulated Angus heifers

Lamb, G. C., Brown, D. R., Larson, J. E., Dahlen, C. R., DiLorenzo, N., Arthington, J. D. & DiCostanzo, A., Jul 1 2008, In : Animal reproduction science. 106, 3-4, p. 221-231 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

Effects of feeding polyclonal antibody preparations on rumen fermentation patterns, performance, and carcass characteristics of feedlot steers

Dilorenzo, N., Dahlen, C. R., Diez-Gonzalez, F., Lamb, G. C., Larson, J. E. & DiCostanzo, A., Nov 1 2008, In : Journal of animal science. 86, 11, p. 3023-3032 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Impact of beef cattle diets containing corn or sorghum distillers grains on beef color, fatty acid profiles, and sensory attributes

Gill, R. K., Vanoverbeke, D. L., Depenbusch, B., Drouillard, J. S. & Dicostanzo, A., Apr 1 2008, In : Journal of animal science. 86, 4, p. 923-935 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

47 Scopus citations
2006

Effects of feeding polyclonal antibody preparations on ruminal bacterial populations and ruminal pH of steers fed high-grain diets

DiLorenzo, N., Diez-Gonzalez, F. & DiCostanzo, A., Aug 1 2006, In : Journal of animal science. 84, 8, p. 2178-2185 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

Synchronization of estrus in suckled beef cows for detected estrus and artificial insemination and timed artificial insemination using gonadotropin-releasing hormone, prostaglandin F, and progesterone

Larson, J. E., Lamb, G. C., Stevenson, J. S., Johnson, S. K., Day, M. L., Geary, T. W., Kesler, D. J., DeJarnette, J. M., Schrick, F. N., DiCostanzo, A. & Arseneau, J. D., Feb 1 2006, In : Journal of animal science. 84, 2, p. 332-342 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

108 Scopus citations
2005

Effects of Including Malting Industry Byproducts in Feedlot Diets on Performance and Beef Quality

Dahlen, C. R., Zehnder, C. M., DiCostanzo, A., Lamb, G. C., Miller, L. R., Chester-Jones, H., Hachmeister, K. A. & Dikeman, M. E., Feb 1 2005, In : Professional Animal Scientist. 21, 1, p. 22-29 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Meat quality responses to feeding distiller's grains to finishing Holstein steers

Roeber, D. L., Gill, R. K. & DiCostanzo, A., Dec 1 2005, In : Journal of animal science. 83, 10, p. 2455-2460 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Scopus citations
2003

Fixed-time insemination in peripuberal, lightweight replacement beef heifers after estrus synchronization with PGF2alpha and GnRH

Dahlen, C. R., Lamb, G. C., Zehnder, C. M., Miller, L. R. & DiCostanzo, A., Apr 15 2003, In : Theriogenology. 59, 8, p. 1827-1837 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations
2000

Health and environmental implications of using composted household and yard waste bedding in a cattle feedlot

Zehnder, C. M., DiCostanzo, A., Thate, K., Gilland, R., Murphy, M. J. & Halbach, T. R., Mar 2000, In : Journal of animal science. 78, 3, p. 495-503 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
1999

Effects of short-or long-term infusions of acetate or propionate on luteinizing hormone, insulin, and metabolite concentrations in beef heifers

DiCostanzo, A., Williams, J. E. & Keisler, D. H., Nov 1999, In : Journal of animal science. 77, 11, p. 3050-3056 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations

Estimation of Protein Requirements of Feedlot Steers

DiCostanzo, A. & Zehnder, C. M., Jun 1 1999, In : Professional Animal Scientist. 15, 2, p. 116-123 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Variety and maturity affect Amaranth forage yield and quality

Stordahl, J. L., Sheaffer, C. C. & DiCostanzo, A., Jan 1 1999, In : Journal of Production Agriculture. 12, 2, p. 249-253 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
1998

Activation State of Muscle Satellite Cells Isolated from Steers Implanted with a Combined Trenbolone Acetate and Estradiol Implant

Johnson, B. J., Halstead, N., White, M. E., Hathaway, M. R., DiCostanzo, A. & Dayton, W. R., Jan 1 1998, In : Journal of animal science. 76, 11, p. 2779-2786 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

70 Scopus citations
1997

Supplementation of Nicotinic Acid for Lactating Holstein Cows under Heat Stress Conditions

Di Costanzo, A., Spain, J. N. & Spiers, D. E., Jun 1997, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 80, 6, p. 1200-1206 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Scopus citations
1995

Prediction of carcass and empty body composition of steers by 40K emission detection.

DiCostanzo, A., Lipsey, R. J., Siemens, M. G., Meiske, J. C. & Hedrick, H. B., Oct 1995, In : Journal of animal science. 73, 10, p. 2882-2887 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
1991

Characterization of energetically efficient and inefficient beef cows.

DiCostanzo, A., Meiske, J. C. & Plegge, S. D., Apr 1991, In : Journal of animal science. 69, 4, p. 1337-1348 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations
1990

Energy value of dry maize gluten feed in starter, growing or finishing steer diets

DiCostanzo, A., Chester-Jones, H., Plegge, S. D., Peters, T. M. & Meiske, J. C., Aug 1990, In : Animal Production. 51, 1, p. 75-84 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Within-herd variation in energy utilization for maintenance and gain in beef cows.

DiCostanzo, A., Meiske, J. C., Plegge, S. D., Peters, T. M. & Goodrich, R. D., Jul 1990, In : Journal of animal science. 68, 7, p. 2156-2165 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations
1986

Influence of manganese, copper and zinc on reproductive performance of beef cows

DiCostanzo, A., Meiske, J. C. & Plegge, S. D., Jan 1 1986, In : Nutrition Reports International. 34, 2, p. 287-293 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations