G C Smith

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Affiliation: Central Science Laboratory
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Wildlife rabies control policy in Great Britain
    G C Smith
    Central Science Laboratory, Sand Hutton, York, UK
    Dev Biol (Basel) 125:113-8. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint A cost-benefit analysis of culling badgers to control bovine tuberculosis
    G C Smith
    Central Science Laboratory, Sand Hutton, York YO41 1LZ, UK
    Vet J 173:302-10. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint EBLV-2 prevalence in the United Kingdom as determined by surveillance testing
    G C Smith
    Central Science Laboratory, York, UK
    Dev Biol (Basel) 125:265-71. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Modeling control of rabies outbreaks in red fox populations to evaluate culling, vaccination, and vaccination combined with fertility control
    G C Smith
    Central Science Laboratory, Sand Hutton, York, YO41 1LZ, United Kingdom
    J Wildl Dis 39:278-86. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of zoonotic important parasites in the red fox (Vulpes vulpes) in Great Britain
    G C Smith
    Central Science Laboratory, Sand Hutton, York YO41 1LZ, UK
    Vet Parasitol 118:133-42. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint What is the future of wildlife rabies control in Europe?
    G C Smith
    Central Science Laboratory, Sand Hutton, York, UK
    Dev Biol (Basel) 131:283-9. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Models of Mycobacterium bovis in wildlife and cattle
    G C Smith
    Central Science Laboratory, York, UK
    Tuberculosis (Edinb) 81:51-64. 2001
  8. doi request reprint Long-term temporal trends and estimated transmission rates for Mycobacterium bovis infection in an undisturbed high-density badger (Meles meles) population
    R J Delahay
    Wildlife Programme, Food and Environment Research Agency, Sand Hutton, York, UK
    Epidemiol Infect 141:1445-56. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Cost-benefit analysis model of badger (Meles meles) culling to reduce cattle herd tuberculosis breakdowns in Britain, with particular reference to badger perturbation
    D Wilkinson
    Food and Environment Research Agency, Sand Hutton, York YO41 1LZ, UK
    J Wildl Dis 45:1062-88. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Bovine tuberculosis infection in wild mammals in the South-West region of England: a survey of prevalence and a semi-quantitative assessment of the relative risks to cattle
    R J Delahay
    Wildlife Disease Ecology Team, Central Science Laboratory, Sand Hutton, York YO41 1LZ, UK
    Vet J 173:287-301. 2007

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  1. ncbi request reprint Wildlife rabies control policy in Great Britain
    G C Smith
    Central Science Laboratory, Sand Hutton, York, UK
    Dev Biol (Basel) 125:113-8. 2006
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  2. ncbi request reprint A cost-benefit analysis of culling badgers to control bovine tuberculosis
    G C Smith
    Central Science Laboratory, Sand Hutton, York YO41 1LZ, UK
    Vet J 173:302-10. 2007
    ..Further work is required before these results could be considered definitive, as it is necessary to evaluate uncertainties and simulate less than perfect conditions...
  3. ncbi request reprint EBLV-2 prevalence in the United Kingdom as determined by surveillance testing
    G C Smith
    Central Science Laboratory, York, UK
    Dev Biol (Basel) 125:265-71. 2006
    ..This suggests a low level of active infection in Britain and raises the possibility that bats may recover following exposure to EBLV-2...
  4. ncbi request reprint Modeling control of rabies outbreaks in red fox populations to evaluate culling, vaccination, and vaccination combined with fertility control
    G C Smith
    Central Science Laboratory, Sand Hutton, York, YO41 1LZ, United Kingdom
    J Wildl Dis 39:278-86. 2003
    ..The model suggests that an area of culling centered on the disease focus, plus an outer ring of vaccine or V + FC, could be the best strategy to control a point-source wildlife rabies outbreak...
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of zoonotic important parasites in the red fox (Vulpes vulpes) in Great Britain
    G C Smith
    Central Science Laboratory, Sand Hutton, York YO41 1LZ, UK
    Vet Parasitol 118:133-42. 2003
    ..and 5.6% (Toxoplasma). The commonest gut parasites were the hookworm Uncinaria stenocephala (41.3%) and the ascarid Toxocara canis (61.6%). This study also reports the second occurrence of Trichuris vulpis in Great Britain...
  6. ncbi request reprint What is the future of wildlife rabies control in Europe?
    G C Smith
    Central Science Laboratory, Sand Hutton, York, UK
    Dev Biol (Basel) 131:283-9. 2008
    ..It is argued here that models help to evaluate altemative strategies, exploring options for optimising costs by minimising bait density and frequency or by reducing the vaccination area...
  7. ncbi request reprint Models of Mycobacterium bovis in wildlife and cattle
    G C Smith
    Central Science Laboratory, York, UK
    Tuberculosis (Edinb) 81:51-64. 2001
    ..Particular attention will be paid to a comparison between models of badgers and possums, and between simple and more complex models, and possible areas of future research will be revealed...
  8. doi request reprint Long-term temporal trends and estimated transmission rates for Mycobacterium bovis infection in an undisturbed high-density badger (Meles meles) population
    R J Delahay
    Wildlife Programme, Food and Environment Research Agency, Sand Hutton, York, UK
    Epidemiol Infect 141:1445-56. 2013
    ..This study demonstrates the value of long-term data and the repeated application of imperfect diagnostic tests as indices of infection to reveal epidemiological trends in M. bovis infection in badgers...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cost-benefit analysis model of badger (Meles meles) culling to reduce cattle herd tuberculosis breakdowns in Britain, with particular reference to badger perturbation
    D Wilkinson
    Food and Environment Research Agency, Sand Hutton, York YO41 1LZ, UK
    J Wildl Dis 45:1062-88. 2009
    ..The model highlighted some important knowledge gaps regarding both the spatial and temporal characteristics of perturbation that warrant further research...
  10. ncbi request reprint Bovine tuberculosis infection in wild mammals in the South-West region of England: a survey of prevalence and a semi-quantitative assessment of the relative risks to cattle
    R J Delahay
    Wildlife Disease Ecology Team, Central Science Laboratory, Sand Hutton, York YO41 1LZ, UK
    Vet J 173:287-301. 2007
    ..The results suggest that deer should be considered as potential, although probably localised, sources of infection for cattle...
  11. pmc Movement of badgers (Meles meles) in a high-density population: individual, population and disease effects
    L M Rogers
    Central Science Laboratory, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, York, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 265:1269-76. 1998
    ..This finding is of central importance in the formulation of badger control policy...
  12. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of trapping during the initial proactive culls in the randomised badger culling trial
    G C Smith
    Central Science Laboratory, Sand Hutton, York, UK
    Vet Rec 160:723-6. 2007
    ..All the proactive treatment areas were subjected to further culls, and it is therefore likely that greater reductions would have occurred by the end of 2005, when the analysis of cattle herd breakdowns took place...
  13. doi request reprint Heterogeneity in the risk of Mycobacterium bovis infection in European badger (Meles meles) cubs
    A J Tomlinson
    Food and Environment Research Agency, Sand Hutton, York, UK
    Epidemiol Infect 141:1458-66. 2013
    ..We discuss how our findings relate to the persistence of infection at both social group and population level, and the potential implications for disease control strategies...
  14. doi request reprint A diagnostic study of Echinococcus multilocularis in red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) from Great Britain
    J Learmount
    The Food and Environment Research Agency, Sand Hutton, York YO41 1LZ, UK
    Vet Parasitol 190:447-53. 2012
    ..or other closely related cestodes. This data contributes to the evidence that suggests that E. multilocularis is not present in mainland Britain and justifies the requirement for ongoing surveillance to demonstrate disease freedom...
  15. ncbi request reprint Vaccinating badgers (Meles meles) against Mycobacterium bovis: the ecological considerations
    R J Delahay
    Wildlife Disease Ecology Team, Central Science Laboratory, York, YO41 1LZ, Sand Hutton, UK
    Vet J 166:43-51. 2003
    ..In the current paper, we discuss relevant ecological and epidemiological characteristics of badger populations and practical aspects of vaccine delivery in the field...
  16. doi request reprint Report of Trichinella spiralis in a red fox (Vulpes vulpes) in Northern Ireland
    I A Zimmer
    Central Science Laboratory, Sand Hutton, York, UK
    Vet Parasitol 159:300-3. 2009
    ..J. Infect. 50, 61-65] and could be a further indication for a sylvatic Trichinella life cycle existing independently from the domestic cycle...
  17. ncbi request reprint Detection and surveillance for animal trichinellosis in GB
    I A Zimmer
    Central Science Laboratory, Sand Hutton, York YO41 1LZ, UK
    Vet Parasitol 151:233-41. 2008
    ..This, together with no reports of trichinellosis in domesticated pigs, suggests that Britain can be considered a region of negligible risk of trichinellosis...
  18. ncbi request reprint Rabies risk in raccoon dogs and foxes
    A Singer
    Central Science Laboratory, Sand Hutton, York, United Kingdom
    Dev Biol (Basel) 131:213-22. 2008
    ..Thus, the new host, the raccoon dog, has to be considered in defining new emergency control strategies for rabies free states in Europe...
  19. doi request reprint Bat population genetics and Lyssavirus presence in Great Britain
    G C Smith
    The Food and Environment Research Agency, Sand Hutton, York, UK
    Epidemiol Infect 139:1463-9. 2011
    ..daubentonii. We further suggest that this genetic approach is useful to anticipate the spread of exotic diseases in bats in any region of the world...
  20. ncbi request reprint Case Study Part 2: Probabilistic modelling of long-term effects of pesticides on individual breeding success in birds and mammals
    W Roelofs
    Central Science Laboratory, Sand Hutton, York, UK
    Ecotoxicology 14:895-923. 2005
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Intake estimation of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins, dibenzofurans (PCDD/Fs) and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in salmon: the inclusion of uncertainty
    G C Smith
    Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Central Science Laboratory, Sand Hutton, York YO41 1LZ, UK
    Food Addit Contam 19:770-8. 2002
    ..We recommend that it is more important to increase sample size and produce more precise estimates in the TEF than to improve analytical accuracy...
  22. ncbi request reprint TB policy and the ISG's findings
    G C Smith
    Vet Rec 161:535. 2007
  23. ncbi request reprint Acid adaptation does not promote survival or growth of Listeria monocytogenes on fresh beef following acid and nonacid decontamination treatments
    J S Ikeda
    Department of Animal Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523 1171, USA
    J Food Prot 66:985-92. 2003
    ..monocytogenes...
  24. ncbi request reprint Risk assessment of UK skylark populations using life-history and individual-based landscape models
    C J Topping
    EcoSol, Fårupvej 54, DK 8410, Rønde, Denmark
    Ecotoxicology 14:925-36. 2005
    ..2005, this volume). Both models have strengths and weaknesses; hence the ideal approach is that of combining the use of both simple and comprehensive modeling tools...
  25. ncbi request reprint The effects of cattle sex on carcass characteristics and longissimus muscle palatability
    W T Choat
    Department of Animal and Range Sciences, Montana State University, Bozeman 59717 2900, USA
    J Anim Sci 84:1820-6. 2006
    ..However, more research is needed to precisely identify those factors contributing to the lower tenderness observed for steaks from heifer carcasses...
  26. ncbi request reprint Myocardial iron loading in patients with thalassemia major on deferoxamine chelation
    M A Tanner
    Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Unit, Royal Brompton Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 8:543-7. 2006
    ..We used cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) to assess the prevalence of myocardial iron overload and ventricular dysfunction in a large cohort of TM patients maintained on conventional chelation treatment with deferoxamine...
  27. ncbi request reprint Molecular characterization of Escherichia coli O157:H7 hide contamination routes: feedlot to harvest
    K D Childs
    Smithfield Beef Group, 2580 University, Green Bay, Wisconsin 54305 3000, USA
    J Food Prot 69:1240-7. 2006
    ..This study is the first in which genotypic matches have been made between E. coli O157:H7 isolates obtained from transport trailer side walls and those from cattle hide samples within the packing plant...
  28. ncbi request reprint Effects of postmortem aging and USDA quality grade on Warner-Bratzler shear force values of seventeen individual beef muscles
    S L Gruber
    Department of Animal Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523 1171, USA
    J Anim Sci 84:3387-96. 2006
    ..Results from this study suggest that muscle-to-muscle tenderness differences depend on quality grade and aging time and that postmortem aging should be managed with respect to individual muscle and USDA quality grade...
  29. ncbi request reprint Impact of transportation and lairage on hide contamination with Escherichia coli O157 in finished beef cattle
    G A Dewell
    Animal Population Health Institute, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, USA
    J Food Prot 71:1114-8. 2008
    ..4; 95% confidence interval, 1.1 to 5.1). These findings suggest that transportation and lairage should be considered in E. coli O157 control strategies...
  30. ncbi request reprint Incidence of injection-site lesions in beef top sirloin butts
    D L Roeber
    Colorado State University, Department of Animal Sciences, Fort Collins 80523-1171, USA
    J Anim Sci 79:2615-8. 2001
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Estimated compliance for removal of specified risk materials from 18 U.S. beef packing plants
    R D Dewell
    Animal Population Health Institute, Neurosciences Division, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, USA
    J Food Prot 71:573-7. 2008
    ..To continue to assure food safety and consumer confidence, continued vigilance and provision of training programs for plant workers are essential...
  32. doi request reprint Recovering value from beef carcasses classified as dark cutters by United States Department of Agriculture graders
    P D Bass
    Department of Animal Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins 80523, USA
    J Anim Sci 86:1658-68. 2008
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of central nervous system cross-contamination due to carcass splitting in commercial beef-packing plants
    M B Bowling
    Center for Meat Safety and Quality, Department of Animal Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523 1171, USA
    J Food Prot 71:83-92. 2008
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Central nervous system tissue in meat products: an evaluation of risk, prevention strategies, and testing procedures
    M B Bowling
    Center for Red Meat Safety, Department of Animal Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80525, USA
    Adv Food Nutr Res 53:39-64. 2007
    ..Using available scientific information, appropriate testing methods for monitoring or verification, and prevalence information, nations can estimate and reduce, to the extent deemed necessary, the public health risk of vCJD...
  35. ncbi request reprint Decontamination of beef subprimal cuts intended for blade tenderization or moisture enhancement
    C E Heller
    Center for Red Meat Safety, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523 1171, USA
    J Food Prot 70:1174-80. 2007
    ..coli O157:H7 on the surface of beef subprimal cuts is low and that interventions applied before mechanical tenderization can effectively reduce the transfer of low concentrations of E. coli O157:H7 to the interior of beef subprimal cuts...
  36. ncbi request reprint Determining the prevalence of Escherichia coli O157 in cattle and beef from the feedlot to the cooler
    D R Woerner
    Center for Red Meat Safety, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, USA
    J Food Prot 69:2824-7. 2006
    ..Data from this study can be used as part of risk assessment processes in order to identify mitigation strategies to minimize prevalence of E. coli O157 on fresh beef carcasses...
  37. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of and risk factors for Escherichia coli O157 in market-ready beef cattle from 12 U.S. feedlots
    G A Dewell
    Animal Population Health Institute, Department of Clinical Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523 1681, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 2:70-6. 2005
    ..Additional studies to further characterize geographic distribution of E. coli O157 and to investigate pen-level intervention strategies should be conducted...
  38. ncbi request reprint Effects of marbling and shear force on consumers' willingness to pay for beef strip loin steaks
    W J Platter
    Department of Animal Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins 80523, USA
    J Anim Sci 83:890-9. 2005
    ..05) by 1.26 dollars/kg and 1.72 dollars/kg, respectively. Results suggest that marbling score and WBSF influence both the probability that consumers will purchase and the price they are willing to pay for strip loin steaks...
  39. ncbi request reprint Online evaluation of a commercial video image analysis system (Computer Vision System) to predict beef carcass red meat yield and for augmenting the assignment of USDA yield grades. United States Department of Agriculture
    R C Cannell
    Department of Animal Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins 80523 1171, USA
    J Anim Sci 80:1195-201. 2002
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Comparison of sampling methods for microbiological testing of beef animal rectal/colonal feces, hides, and carcasses
    J R Ransom
    Center for Red Meat Safety, Department of Animal Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins 80523 1171, USA
    J Food Prot 65:621-6. 2002
    ..05) in Salmonella detection were observed between fecal-sampling methods. Overall, three-site sponge swabbing was the most feasible and effective sampling method for the detection of E. coli O157:H7 and Salmonella on hides and carcasses...
  41. ncbi request reprint Frequencies of injection-site lesions in muscles from rounds of dairy and beef cow carcasses
    D L Roeber
    Colorado State University, Department of Animal Sciences, Fort Collins 80523, USA
    J Dairy Sci 85:532-6. 2002
    ..Although yearly data indicate trends in declining frequencies of injection-site lesions, the need remains for educational programs and continued improvements in beef quality assurance practices among both beef and dairy producers...
  42. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of the USDA standards for feeder cattle frame size and muscle thickness
    A D Grona
    Colorado State University, Department of Animal Sciences, Fort Collins 80523 1171, USA
    J Anim Sci 80:560-7. 2002
    ..004) in carcass yield grade. Our findings suggest that USDA feeder cattle grade standards developed in 1979 are no longer adequate for describing today's population of feeder cattle...
  43. ncbi request reprint Exposure to non-acid fresh meat decontamination washing fluids sensitizes Escherichia coli O157:H7 to organic acids
    J Samelis
    Center for Red Meat Safety, Department of Animal Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, USA
    Lett Appl Microbiol 34:7-12. 2002
    ..To investigate whether Escherichia coli O157:H7 maintains acid tolerance in water meat decontamination washing fluids...
  44. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and antibiotic susceptibility of Salmonella isolated from beef animal hides and carcasses
    R T Bacon
    Center for Red Meat Safety, Department of Animal Sciences, Colorado State University, Ft Collins 80523 1171, USA
    J Food Prot 65:284-90. 2002
    ..Copenhagen DT104 isolate resistant to at least six antimicrobials tested. Results from this study support current prudent therapeutic and subtherapeutic antimicrobial use recommendations...
  45. ncbi request reprint Organic acids and their salts as dipping solutions to control listeria monocytogenes inoculated following processing of sliced pork bologna stored at 4 degrees C in vacuum packages
    J Samelis
    Center for Red Meat Safety, Department of Animal Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins 80523, USA
    J Food Prot 64:1722-9. 2001
    ..In addition, technologies for the commercial application of postprocessing antimicrobial solutions in meat plants need to be developed...
  46. ncbi request reprint Effects of three levels of alpha-tocopheryl acetate supplementation to feedlot cattle on performance of beef cuts during retail display
    D L Roeber
    Department of Animal Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins 80523-1171, USA
    J Anim Sci 79:1814-20. 2001
    ..Although far from a perfect relationship, these data strongly suggest that increasing the alpha-tocopherol concentration in a beef cut will increase its retail case life...
  47. ncbi request reprint Fate of Escherichia coli O157:H7, Salmonella typhimurium DT 104, and Listeria monocytogenes in fresh meat decontamination fluids at 4 and 10 degrees C
    J Samelis
    Center for Red Meat Safety, Department of Animal Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins 80523, USA
    J Food Prot 64:950-7. 2001
    ..The responses of surviving pathogens in meat decontamination waste fluids to acid or other stresses need to be addressed to better evaluate potential food safety risks...
  48. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing consumer demand for U.S. pork exported to the Republic of Korea (South Korea)
    M L Vonada
    Lehman Cattle Company, Billings, MT 59105, USA
    J Anim Sci 79:907-11. 2001
    ..8, 27.8, and 5.4%, respectively, of the total meat display case frontage. U.S. beef products occupied, on average, 18% of the total beef display area, whereas U.S. pork products comprised 2.6% of the total pork display case area...
  49. ncbi request reprint Microbial contamination occurring on lamb carcasses processed in the United States
    E A Duffy
    Colorado State University, Center for Red Meat Safety, Department of Animal Sciences, Fort Collins 80523-1171, USA
    J Food Prot 64:503-8. 2001
    ..3%) tested positive for C. jejuni/coli, across all sampling sites. These results should be useful to the lamb industry and regulatory authorities as new regulatory requirements for meat inspection become effective...
  50. ncbi request reprint National market cow and bull beef quality audit-1999: a survey of producer-related defects in market cows and bulls
    D L Roeber
    Colorado State University, Department of Animal Sciences, Fort Collins 80523-1171, USA
    J Anim Sci 79:658-65. 2001
    ..Using these techniques, producers might have recaptured $13.82, $27.50, and $27.50, respectively, for each cow or bull harvested in 1999...
  51. ncbi request reprint National Beef Quality Audit-2000: survey of targeted cattle and carcass characteristics related to quality, quantity, and value of fed steers and heifers
    D R McKenna
    Texas Agricultural Experiment Station, Department of Animal Science, Texas A and M University, College Station 77843 2471, USA
    J Anim Sci 80:1212-22. 2002
    ..6%), and Commercial, Utility, Cutter, and Canner (0.9%). This information will help the beef industry measure progress compared to the past two surveys and will provide a benchmark for future educational and research activities...
  52. ncbi request reprint Biofilm formation by acid-adapted and nonadapted Listeria monocytogenes in fresh beef decontamination washings and its subsequent inactivation with sanitizers
    J D Stopforth
    Department of Animal Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins 80523 1171, USA
    J Food Prot 65:1717-27. 2002
    ..PAA was more effective in killing attached cells than in killing cells treated in suspension, in contrast to the other sanitizers...
  53. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of the SmartMV prototype BeefCam System to sort beef carcasses into expected palatability groups
    A M Wyle
    Department of Animal Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins 80523 1171, USA
    J Anim Sci 81:441-8. 2003
    ..Based on the decrease in the frequency of carcasses that produced tough steaks, further development of a commercial BeefCam system is warranted...
  54. ncbi request reprint Control of Listeria monocytogenes on frankfurters with antimicrobials in the formulation and by dipping in organic acid solutions
    I M Barmpalia
    Center for Red Meat Safety, Department of Animal Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, USA
    J Food Prot 67:2456-64. 2004
    ..05) the flavor and overall acceptability of products compared with controls. The results of this study may be valuable to meat processors as they seek approaches for meeting new regulatory requirements in the United States...
  55. ncbi request reprint Effect of simulated spray chilling with chemical solutions on acid-habituated and non-acid-habituated Escherichia coli O157:H7 cells attached to beef carcass tissue
    J D Stopforth
    Department of Animal Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523 1171, USA
    J Food Prot 67:2099-106. 2004
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of equations utilizing lamb vision system output to predict lamb carcass fabrication yields
    B C N Cunha
    Department of Animal Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523 1171, USA
    J Anim Sci 82:2069-76. 2004
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Relationships of consumer sensory ratings, marbling score, and shear force value to consumer acceptance of beef strip loin steaks
    W J Platter
    Department of Animal Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins 80523, USA
    J Anim Sci 81:2741-50. 2003
    ..0 to 5.5 kg. Changes in WBSF within the high (> 5.5 kg) or low (< 3.0 kg) portions of the range of WBSF values had little effect on the probability of consumer acceptance of steaks...
  58. ncbi request reprint Real-time augmentation of USDA yield grade application to beef carcasses using video image analysis
    R Steiner
    Department of Animal Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins 80523 1171, USA
    J Anim Sci 81:2239-46. 2003
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Accuracy and repeatability of beef carcass longissimus muscle area measurements
    R Steiner
    Department of Animal Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins 80523 1171, USA
    J Anim Sci 81:1980-8. 2003
    ..Therefore, VIA instrumentation can be used to assess beef carcass LMA in both a stationary and operational scenario with high levels of accuracy and repeatability...
  60. ncbi request reprint The effect of vitamin E supplementation on discoloration of injection-site lesions in retail cuts and the greening reaction observed in injection-site lesions in muscles of the chuck
    D L Roeber
    Department of Animal Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins 80523 1171, USA
    J Anim Sci 81:1885-94. 2003
    ..Research on the causative agents of green discoloration, with an emphasis on compounds containing sulfate or Cu, is needed...
  61. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of the lamb vision system as a predictor of lamb carcass red meat yield percentage
    A S Brady
    Department of Animal Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins 80523 1171, USA
    J Anim Sci 81:1488-98. 2003
    ..The ability of LVS + HCW to predict yields of wholesale cuts suggests that LVS could be used as an objective means for pricing carcasses in a value-based marketing system...
  62. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the E+V video image analysis system as a predictor of pork carcass meat yield
    E K McClure
    Department of Animal Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins 80523 1171, USA
    J Anim Sci 81:1193-201. 2003
    ..The VCS2001 was not able to predict pork carcass composition more accurately than existing technology; therefore, further development is needed to assure commercial viability of this instrument...
  63. ncbi request reprint Comparative analysis of acid resistance between susceptible and multi-antimicrobial-resistant Salmonella strains cultured under stationary-phase acid tolerance-inducing and noninducing conditions
    R T Bacon
    Center for Red Meat Safety, Department of Animal Sciences, Colorado State University, Ft Collins, Colorado 80523 1571, USA
    J Food Prot 66:732-40. 2003
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint Effects of repetitive use of hormonal implants on beef carcass quality, tenderness, and consumer ratings of beef palatability
    W J Platter
    Department of Animal Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523 1171, USA
    J Anim Sci 81:984-96. 2003
    ..05) dressing percentage or adjusted fat thickness. Our findings suggest that beef quality, palatability, and production characteristics are influenced by lifetime implant protocols...
  65. ncbi request reprint Online prediction of beef tenderness using a computer vision system equipped with a BeefCam module
    D J Vote
    Department of Animal Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins 80523 1171, USA
    J Anim Sci 81:457-65. 2003
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Life-table analysis of the risk of perinatal death at term and post term in singleton pregnancies
    G C Smith
    Laboratory for Pregnancy and Newborn Research, Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 184:489-96. 2001
    ..The relationships between risk of death and gestational age were similar for the periods 1985-1990 and 1991-1996. CONCLUSION: Delivery at 38 weeks' gestation was associated with the lowest risk of perinatal death...