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Kendall Swanson

Kendall Swanson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kendall Swanson
Associate Professor

Office: 166 Hultz Hall
Phone: 701-231-6502
E-mail: kendall.swanson@ndsu.edu

 

Research interests:
Beef cattle production
Feedlot nutrition
Cow/calf nutrition
Ruminant nutritional physiology
Energy and protein metabolism
Pancreatic exocrine function

 

Training/Education:
Postdoctoral Research Associate; USDA Meat Animal Research Center, 2001-2003
Postdoctoral Research Fellow; University of Kentucky, 2000 - 2001
PhD (Ruminant Nutritional Physiology); University of Kentucky, 2000
MS (Nutritional Physiology); North Dakota State University, 1996
BS (Animal & Range Science); North Dakota State University, 1994

 

Courses taught:
ANSC 223; Introduction to Animal Nutrition
ANSC 773; Energy Metabolism
ANSC 774; Nitrogen Metabolism

 

Selected Recent Publications:

Wood, K. M., H. Salim, P. L. McEwen, I. B. Mandell, S. P. Miller, and K. C. Swanson. 2011. The effect of corn or sorghum dried distillers grains plus solubles on growth performance and carcass characteristics of cross-bred beef steers. Anim. Feed. Sci. Tech. 165:23-30.

Martin, L. M., K. M. Wood, P. L. McEwen, T. K. Smith, I. B. Mandell, A. Yiannikouris, and K. C. Swanson. 2010. Effects of feeding corn naturally contaminated with Fusarium mycotoxins and/or a modified yeast cell wall extract on the performance, immunity and carcass characteristics of grain-fed veal calves. Anim. Feed Sci. Tech. 159:27-34.

Wood, K. M., M. J. Kelly, S. P. Miller, I. B. Mandell, and K. C. Swanson. 2010. The effect of the inclusion of crop residues as a winter feed source in haylage-based rations on the performance of pregnant beef cows. Can. J. Anim. Sci. 90:69-76.

Montanholi, Y. R., K. C. Swanson, R. Palme, F. S. Schenkel, B. W. McBride, D. Lu, S. P. Miller. 2010. Assessing feed efficiency in beef steers through feeding behavior, infrared thermography and glucocorticoids.  Animal 4:692-701.

Wood, K. M., I. B.Mandell, and K. C. Swanson. 2010. The influence of supplementation with haylage, haylage plus soybean meal or haylage plus corn dried distillers grains with solubles on the performance of wintering pregnant beef cows fed wheat straw. Can. J. Anim. Sci. 90:547-553.

Wang, Y. J., K. M. Wood, L. Martin, S. Holligan, N. Kelly, B. W. McBride, M. Z. Fan, and K. C. Swanson. 2009. Effect of dietary corn silage inclusion on visceral organ mass, cellularity, and the protein expression of ATP synthase, Na+/K+-ATPase, proliferating cell nuclear antigen and ubiquitin in feedlot steers. Can. J. Anim. Sci. 89:503-512.

Wang, Y. J., S. Holligan, H. Salim, M. Z. Fan, B. W. McBride, and K. C. Swanson. 2009. Effect of dietary crude protein level on visceral organ mass, cellularity, and the protein expression of ATP synthase, Na+/K+-ATPase, proliferating cell nuclear antigen and ubiquitin in feedlot steers. Can. J. Anim. Sci. 89:493-501.

Montanholi, Y. R., K. C. Swanson, F. S. Schenkel, B. W. McBride, T. R. Caldwell, S. P. Miller. 2009. On the determination of residual feed intake and associations of infrared thermography with efficiency and ultrasound traits in beef bulls. Livestock Sci. 125:22-30.

Mader, C. J., Y. R. Montanholi, Y. J. Wang, S. P. Miller, I. B. Mandell, B. W. McBride, and K. C. Swanson. 2009. Relationships between measures of growth performance and efficiency with carcass traits, visceral organ mass, and pancreatic digestive enzymes in feedlot cattle. J. Anim. Sci. 87:1548-1557.

Wang, Y. J., M. Ko, S. Holligan, B. W. McBride, M. Z. Fan, and K. C. Swanson. 2009. Effect of dry matter intake on visceral organ mass and cellularity and the protein expression of ATP synthase, proliferating cell nuclear antigen and ubiquitin in feedlot steers. Can. J. Anim. Sci. 89:253-262.

Montanholi, Y. R., N. E. Odongo, K. C. Swanson, F. S. Schenkel, B. W. McBride, and S. P. Miller. 2009. Application of infrared thermography as an indicator of heat and methane production and its use in the study of skin temperature in response to physiological events in dairy cattle (Bos Taurus). J. Therm. Biol. 33:468-475. 

Swanson, K. C., N. Kelly, Y. J. Wang, M. Z. Fan, and B. W. McBride. 2008. Pancreatic mass, cellularity, and α-amylase and trypsin activity in feedlot steers fed diets with increasing corn silage inclusion. Can. J. Anim. Sci. 88:703-709.

Swanson, K. C., N. Kelly, H. Salim, Y. J. Wang, S. Holligan, M. Z. Fan, and B. W. McBride. 2008. Pancreatic mass, cellularity, and a-amylase and trypsin activity in feedlot steers fed diets differing in crude protein concentration. J. Anim. Sci. 86:909-915.

Swanson, K. C., N. Kelly, Y. J. Wang, S. Holligan, M. Z. Fan, and B. W. McBride. 2008. Pancreatic mass, cellularity, and a-amylase and trypsin activity in feedlot steers fed increasing amounts of a high moisture-corn based diet. Can. J. Anim. Sci. 88:303-308

 

 

 

 

 

 

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