Publications

Publications

A list of publications from the BEHAVE project can be found at the USU Library in the Digital Common.

Citations are listed by year and they include abstracts and in some cases the complete article.

Behave Facts

Another way to look at our publications and their major findings is to view the Behavior Facts page. It lists major findings of the BEHAVE Project and references. It is current through 2006, but will soon be updated.

Recent Publications

2014

The quality of meat from sheep treated with tannin- and saponin-based remedies as a natural strategy for parasite control, D. M.R. Brogna, R. Tansawat, D. Cornforth, R. Ward, M. Bella, G. Luciano, A. Priolo, and J. J. Villalba; Meat Science 96:744-749

Effects of supplementing endophyte-infected tall fescue with sainfoin and polyethylene glycol on the physiology and ingestive behavior of sheep, F. Cantanese, R. A. Distel, and J. J. Villalba; Journal of Animal Science 92:744-757

Influence of drinking water with quebracho tannin on intake of endophyte-infected tall fescue by cattle, T. L. Jensen, F. D. Provenza, and J. J. Villalba; Animal Feed Science and Technology 188:13-16

Importance of grass-legume choices on cattle grazing behavior, performance and meat characteristics, B. Maughan, F. D. Provenza, R. Tansawat, C. Maughan, S. Martini, R. Ward, A. Clemensen, X. Song, D. Cornforth, and J. J. Villalba; Journal of Animal Science

Influence of Experience on Browsing Sagebrush by Cattle and Its Impacts on Plant Community Structure, C. A. Petersen, J. J. Villalba, and F. D. Provenza; Rangeland Ecology & Management 67:78-87

2013

Preference for tannin-containing supplements by sheep consuming endophyte-infected tall fescue hay, M. Bernard, B. Maughan, and J. J. Villalba; Journal of Animal Science 91:3445-3456

The importance of diet choice on stress-related responses by lambs, F. Cantanese, M. Obelar, J. J. Villalba, and R. A. Distel; Applied Animal Behaviour Science 148:37-45

Plant secondary compounds as complementary resources: are they always complementary?, G. Copani, Jeffery O. Hall, J. Miller, A. Priolo, and J. J. Villalba; Oecologia 172:1041-1049

Influence of diet sequence on intake of foods containing ergotamine d-tartrate, tannins and saponins by sheep, T. L. Jensen, F. D. Provenza, and J. J. Villalba; Applied Animal Behaviour Science 144:57-62

Preference for tanniferous (Onobrychis viciifolia) and non-tanniferous (Astragalus cicer) forage plants by sheep in response to challenge infection with Haemonchus contortus, J. J. Villalba, J. Miller, Jefferey O. Hall, A. K. Clemensen, R. Stott, D. Snyder, and F. D. Provenza; Small Ruminant Research 112:199-207

2012

Early experience with diverse foods increases intake of nonfamiliar flavors and feeds in sheep, F. Cantanese, R. A. Distel, F. D. Provenza, and J. J. Villalba; Journal of Animal Science 90:2763-2773

Depression of rumen ammonia and blood urea by quebracho tannin-containing supplements fed after high-nitrogen diets with no evidence of self-regulation of tannin intake by sheep, H. T. Fernández, F. Cantanese, G. Puthoda, R. A. Distel, and J. J. Villalba; Small Ruminant Research

Preference for condensed tannins by sheep in response to challenge infection with Haemonchus contortus, J. Juhnke, J. Miller, Jefferey O. Hall, F. D. Provenza, and J. J. Villalba; Veterinary Parasitology 188:104-114

Phytochemical complementarities among endophyte-infected tall fescue, reed canarygrass, birdsfoot trefoil and alfalfa affect cattle foraging, T. D. Lyman, F. D. Provenza, J. J. Villalba, and R. D. Wiedmeier; Animal 6:676-682

Influence of saponins and tannins on intake and nutrient digestion of alkaloid-containing foods, J. Owens, F. D. Provenza, R. D. Wiedmeier, and J. J. Villalba; Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 92:2373-2378 

Supplementing endophyte-infected tall fescue or reed canarygrass with alfalfa or birdsfoot trefoil increases forage intake and digestibility by sheep, J. Owens, F. D. Provenza, R. D. Wiedmeier, and J. J. Villalba; Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 92:987-992

2011

Interactions between mild nutrient imbalance and taste preferences in young ruminants, A. Bach, J. J. Villalba, and I. R. Ipharraguerre; Journal of Animal Science 90:1015-1025

Cattle preferences differ when endophyte-infected tall fescue, birdsfoot trefoil, and alfalfa are grazed in difference sequences, T. D. Lyman, F. D. Provenza, J. J. Villalba, and R. D. Wiedmeier; Journal of Animal Science 89:1131-1137

Transmission of self-medicative behaviour from mother to offspring in sheep, U. Sanga, F. D. Provenza, and J. J. Villalba; Animal Behavior 82:219-227

Feeding behavior and performance of lambs are influenced by flavor diversity, J. J. Villalba, A. Bach, and I. R. Ipharraguerre; Journal of Animal Science 89:2571-2581

Preference for diverse pastures by sheep in response to intraruminal administrations of tannins, saponins, and alkaloids, J. J. Villalba, F. D. Provenza, A. K. Clemensen, R. Larsen, and J. Juhnke; Grass and Forage Science 66:224-236