20052021

Research output per year

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Research Output

2020

Effect of Holstein genotype on innate immune and metabolic responses of heifers to lipopolysaccharide (LPS) administration

Cousillas-Boam, G., Weber, W. J., Benjamin, A., Kahl, S., Heins, B. J., Elsasser, T. H., Kerr, D. E. & Crooker, B. A., Jan 2020, In : Domestic Animal Endocrinology. 70, 106374.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Phenotypic characterization and genome-wide association studies of digital cushion thickness in Holstein cows

Stambuk, C. R., Staiger, E. A., Nazari-Ghadikolaei, A., Heins, B. J. & Huson, H. J., Apr 2020, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 103, 4, p. 3289-3303 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Short communication: Effects of mesh leggings on fly pressure and fly avoidance behaviors of pastured dairy cows

Perttu, R. K., Heins, B. J., Phillips, H. N., Endres, M. I., Moon, R. D. & Sorge, U. S., Jan 2020, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 103, 1, p. 846-851 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Validation of an ear tag–based accelerometer system for detecting grazing behavior of dairy cows

Pereira, G. M., Heins, B. J., O'Brien, B., McDonagh, A., Lidauer, L. & Kickinger, F., Apr 2020, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 103, 4, p. 3529-3544 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2019

An ear tag to measure grazing behaviour of dairy cows at pasture

O'Brien, B., Werner, J., McDonagh, A., O'Leary, N., Pereira, G., Heins, B. & Shalloo, L., Jan 1 2019, Precision Livestock Farming 2019 - Papers Presented at the 9th European Conference on Precision Livestock Farming, ECPLF 2019. O'Brien, B., Hennessy, D. & Shalloo, L. (eds.). Organising Committee of the 9th European Conference on Precision Livestock Farming (ECPLF), Teagasc, Animal and Grassland Research and Innovation Centre, p. 907-912 6 p. (Precision Livestock Farming 2019 - Papers Presented at the 9th European Conference on Precision Livestock Farming, ECPLF 2019).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Effect of forage feeding level on body weight, body condition score, milk production, and milk urea nitrogen of holstein cows on an organic diet

Sharifi, M., Khadem, A. A., Heins, B. J., Pahlavan, R., Mosavi, J. & Safdari, M., Dec 1 2019, In : Iranian Journal of Applied Animal Science. 9, 4, p. 617-624 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Effects of winter housing system on hygiene, udder health, frostbite, and rumination of dairy cows

Sjostrom, L. S., Heins, B. J., Endres, M. I., Moon, R. D. & Sorge, U. S., Nov 2019, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 102, 11, p. 10606-10615 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Effects of winter housing systems on production, economics, body weight, body condition score, and bedding cultures for organic dairy cows

Heins, B. J., Sjostrom, L. S., Endres, M. I., Carillo, M. R., King, R., Moon, R. D. & Sorge, U. S., Jan 2019, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 102, 1, p. 706-714 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
1 Scopus citations

Relationships between protein and energy consumed from milk replacer and starter and calf growth and first-lactation production of Holstein dairy cows

Rauba, J., Heins, B. J., Chester-Jones, H., Diaz, H. L., Ziegler, D., Linn, J. & Broadwater, N., Jan 2019, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 102, 1, p. 301-310 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations

The Effect of Goldfish (Carassius auratus) on Water Quality in Horse Stock Tanks

Catalano, D. N., Heins, B. J., Missaghi, S., Hathaway, M. R. & Martinson, K. L., Aug 2019, In : Journal of Equine Veterinary Science. 79, p. 73-78 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
Open Access
5 Scopus citations
3 Scopus citations
2018

Comparison of warm season and cool season forages for dairy grazing systems in continuous culture

Ruh, K. E., Heins, B. J., Salfer, I. J., Gardner, R. D. & Stern, M. D., Apr 1 2018, In : Translational Animal Science. 2, 2, p. 125-134 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations

Enhancing the fatty acid profile of milk through forage-based rations, with nutrition modeling of diet outcomes

Benbrook, C. M., Davis, D. R., Heins, B. J., Latif, M. A., Leifert, C., Peterman, L., Butler, G., Faergeman, O., Abel-Caines, S. & Baranski, M., May 2018, In : Food Science and Nutrition. 6, 3, p. 681-700 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
15 Scopus citations

Evaluation of a commercial vacuum fly trap for controlling flies on organic dairy farms

Kienitz, M. J., Heins, B. J. & Moon, R. D., May 2018, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 101, 5, p. 4667-4675 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Scopus citations

Evaluation of fodder production systems for organic dairy farms

Soder, K. J., Heins, B. J., Chester-Jones, H., Hafla, A. N. & Rubano, M. D., Feb 2018, In : Professional Animal Scientist. 34, 1, p. 75-83 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations
Open Access
14 Scopus citations
Open Access
2 Scopus citations
2017
Open Access
10 Scopus citations

Growth, behavior, and economics of group-fed dairy calves fed once or twice daily in an organic production system

Kienitz, M. J., Heins, B. J. & Chester-Jones, H., Apr 1 2017, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 100, 4, p. 3318-3325 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Open Access
3 Scopus citations
Open Access
7 Scopus citations

Relationships between early-life growth, intake, and birth season with first-lactation performance of Holstein dairy cows

Chester-Jones, H., Heins, B. J., Ziegler, D., Schimek, D., Schuling, S., Ziegler, B., de Ondarza, M. B., Sniffen, C. J. & Broadwater, N., May 2017, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 100, 5, p. 3697-3704 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
8 Scopus citations

Short communication: Verifying Holstein heifer heart girth to body weight prediction equations

Heinrichs, A. J., Heinrichs, B. S., Jones, C. M., Erickson, P. S., Kalscheur, K. F., Nennich, T. D., Heins, B. J. & Cardoso, F. C., Oct 2017, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 100, 10, p. 8451-8454 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
8 Scopus citations
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

Management practices on organic and conventional dairy herds in Minnesota

Sorge, U. S., Moon, R. D., Wolff, L. J., Michels, L., Schroth, S., Kelton, D. F. & Heins, B. J., Apr 1 2016, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 99, 4, p. 3183-3192 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
13 Scopus citations

Modeling dairy cow thermoregulation during warm and hot environmental conditions 2: Model application

Nelson, C. R., Janni, K. A. & Heins, B. J., Jan 1 2016, 2016 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting, ASABE 2016. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, (2016 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting, ASABE 2016).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3 Scopus citations

Short communication: Relationship of activity and rumination to abundance of pest flies among organically certified cows fed 3 levels of concentrate

Sjostrom, L. S., Heins, B. J., Endres, M. I., Moon, R. D. & Paulson, J. C., Dec 1 2016, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 99, 12, p. 9942-9948 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
4 Scopus citations
2015

Effect of feeding kelp on growth and profitability of group-fed calves in an organic production system

Heins, B. J. & Chester-Jones, H., Aug 1 2015, In : Professional Animal Scientist. 31, 4, p. 368-374 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Parasites and parasite management practices of organic and conventional dairy herds in Minnesota

Sorge, U. S., Moon, R. D., Stromberg, B. E., Schroth, S. L., Michels, L., Wolff, L. J., Kelton, D. F. & Heins, B. J., May 1 2015, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 98, 5, p. 3143-3151 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
2014

Crossbreeding: Implications for dairy cow fertility and survival

Buckley, F., Lopez-Villalobos, N. & Heins, B. J., May 2014, In : Animal. 8, SUPPL. 1, p. 122-133 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

42 Scopus citations

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
17 Scopus citations
2013
10 Scopus citations

Whole-milk feeding duration, calf growth, and profitability of group-fed calves in an organic production system

Bjorklund, E. A., Heins, B. J. & Chester-Jones, H., Nov 1 2013, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 96, 11, p. 7363-7370 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
2012

Costs for health care of Holstein cows selected for large versus small body size

Becker, J. C., Heins, B. J. & Hansen, L. B., Sep 1 2012, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 95, 9, p. 5384-5392 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
13 Scopus citations
32 Scopus citations
2011

Brown Swiss × Holstein crossbreds compared with pure Holsteins for calving traits, body weight, backfat thickness, fertility, and body measurements

Blöttner, S., Heins, B. J., Wensch-Dorendorf, M., Hansen, L. B. & Swalve, H. H., Feb 2011, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 94, 2, p. 1058-1068 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations
8 Scopus citations
20 Scopus citations
2010

Birth traits of pure Holstein calves versus Montbeliarde-sired crossbred calves

Heins, B. J., Hansen, L. B., Hazel, A. R., Seykora, A. J., Johnson, D. G. & Linn, J. G., May 1 2010, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 93, 5, p. 2293-2299 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Genetic parameters of milk ELISA scores for Johne's disease

Attalla, S. A., Seykora, A. J., Cole, J. B. & Heins, B. J., Apr 1 2010, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 93, 4, p. 1729-1735 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations
2008

Crossbreds of Jersey × Holstein compared with pure holsteins for production, fertility, and body and udder measurements during first lactation

Heins, B. J., Hansen, L. B., Seykora, A. J., Johnson, D. G., Linn, J. G., Romano, J. E. & Hazel, A. R., Mar 2008, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 91, 3, p. 1270-1278 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

55 Scopus citations
31 Scopus citations