D M Miles

Summary

Affiliation: Agricultural Research Service
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Broiler litter ammonia emissions near sidewalls, feeders, and waterers
    D M Miles
    USDA Agricultural Research Service, Mississippi State, MS, USA
    Poult Sci 92:1693-8. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Litter ammonia generation: moisture content and organic versus inorganic bedding materials
    D M Miles
    USDA ARS Genetics and Precision Agriculture Research Unit, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
    Poult Sci 90:1162-9. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Spatial contrasts of seasonal and intraflock broiler litter trace gas emissions, physical and chemical properties
    D M Miles
    USDA ARS, Genetics and Precision Agric Res Unit, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
    J Environ Qual 40:176-87. 2011
  4. doi request reprint High litter moisture content suppresses litter ammonia volatilization
    D M Miles
    USDA Agricultural Research Service, Genetics and Precision Agriculture Research Unit, MS 39762, USA
    Poult Sci 90:1397-405. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Spatial variability of litter gaseous flux within a commercial broiler house: ammonia, nitrous oxide, carbon dioxide, and methane
    D M Miles
    USDA ARS, Waste Management and Forage Research Unit, Mississippi State 39762, USA
    Poult Sci 85:167-72. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Microbial and antibiotic resistant constituents associated with biological aerosols and poultry litter within a commercial poultry house
    J P Brooks
    USDA ARS, Genetics and Precision Agriculture Unit, 801 HWY 12 E, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
    Sci Total Environ 408:4770-7. 2010
  7. doi request reprint The effect of poultry manure application rate and AlCl(3) treatment on bacterial fecal indicators in runoff
    J P Brooks
    USDA ARS, Genetics and Precision Agriculture Unit, 801 HWY 12 E, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
    J Water Health 10:619-28. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Atmospheric ammonia is detrimental to the performance of modern commercial broilers
    D M Miles
    USDA ARS Poultry Research Unit, Mississippi State, Mississippi 39762, USA
    Poult Sci 83:1650-4. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Ocular responses to ammonia in broiler chickens
    D M Miles
    Poultry Research Unit, USDA ARS, 810 Highway 12 East, MS State, MS 39762, USA
    Avian Dis 50:45-9. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Stocking density effects on growth performance and processing yields of heavy broilers
    W A Dozier
    USDA, Agriculture Research Service, Poultry Research Unit, PO Box 5367, Mississippi State, Mississippi 39762 5367, USA
    Poult Sci 84:1332-8. 2005

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. doi request reprint Broiler litter ammonia emissions near sidewalls, feeders, and waterers
    D M Miles
    USDA Agricultural Research Service, Mississippi State, MS, USA
    Poult Sci 92:1693-8. 2013
    ..These findings support efforts for NH3 control at mid-growout, especially considering zone litter treatments near waterers and appropriate attention to waterer management...
  2. doi request reprint Litter ammonia generation: moisture content and organic versus inorganic bedding materials
    D M Miles
    USDA ARS Genetics and Precision Agriculture Research Unit, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
    Poult Sci 90:1162-9. 2011
    ..Controlling unnecessary moisture inputs to broiler litter is a key to controlling NH(3) emissions...
  3. ncbi request reprint Spatial contrasts of seasonal and intraflock broiler litter trace gas emissions, physical and chemical properties
    D M Miles
    USDA ARS, Genetics and Precision Agric Res Unit, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
    J Environ Qual 40:176-87. 2011
    ..The extremes are undesirable with more friable litter prone to greater gas evolution and more compacted litter providing a slippery, disease-sustaining surface...
  4. doi request reprint High litter moisture content suppresses litter ammonia volatilization
    D M Miles
    USDA Agricultural Research Service, Genetics and Precision Agriculture Research Unit, MS 39762, USA
    Poult Sci 90:1397-405. 2011
    ..The poultry industry and researchers can use these results as a decision tool to enable management strategies that limit NH(3) production...
  5. ncbi request reprint Spatial variability of litter gaseous flux within a commercial broiler house: ammonia, nitrous oxide, carbon dioxide, and methane
    D M Miles
    USDA ARS, Waste Management and Forage Research Unit, Mississippi State 39762, USA
    Poult Sci 85:167-72. 2006
    ..Collinear factors such as house management, bird size and age, and amount of deposition are significant factors for litter gas flux and should be considered in comprehensive models for emission estimates...
  6. doi request reprint Microbial and antibiotic resistant constituents associated with biological aerosols and poultry litter within a commercial poultry house
    J P Brooks
    USDA ARS, Genetics and Precision Agriculture Unit, 801 HWY 12 E, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
    Sci Total Environ 408:4770-7. 2010
    ..It appears that although levels of antibiotic resistant bacteria were highly concentrated within the house, levels were much lower outside of the house, and very little house escape occurred...
  7. doi request reprint The effect of poultry manure application rate and AlCl(3) treatment on bacterial fecal indicators in runoff
    J P Brooks
    USDA ARS, Genetics and Precision Agriculture Unit, 801 HWY 12 E, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
    J Water Health 10:619-28. 2012
    ..This study indicated that microbial runoff from litter-applied plots can be substantial, and that methods intended to reduce nutrient losses do not necessarily reduce microbial runoff...
  8. ncbi request reprint Atmospheric ammonia is detrimental to the performance of modern commercial broilers
    D M Miles
    USDA ARS Poultry Research Unit, Mississippi State, Mississippi 39762, USA
    Poult Sci 83:1650-4. 2004
    ..Additionally, statistical analysis of the results provided a simple equation, presented herein, for predicting the decline in BW of male broilers after exposure to ammonia...
  9. ncbi request reprint Ocular responses to ammonia in broiler chickens
    D M Miles
    Poultry Research Unit, USDA ARS, 810 Highway 12 East, MS State, MS 39762, USA
    Avian Dis 50:45-9. 2006
    ..The findings in this investigation represent the first report indicating that ammonia-induced uveitis in chickens clears rapidly after exposure to ammonia ceases...
  10. ncbi request reprint Stocking density effects on growth performance and processing yields of heavy broilers
    W A Dozier
    USDA, Agriculture Research Service, Poultry Research Unit, PO Box 5367, Mississippi State, Mississippi 39762 5367, USA
    Poult Sci 84:1332-8. 2005
    ..021) as density increased. These results indicate that increasing the density beyond 30 kg/m2 elicited some negative effects on live performance of heavy broilers...
  11. ncbi request reprint Spatial shifts in microbial population structure within poultry litter associated with physicochemical properties
    N Lovanh
    USDA ARS, Animal Waste Management Research Unit, Bowling Green, KY 42104, USA
    Poult Sci 86:1840-9. 2007
    ..Based on analysis of DGGE fingerprints and cloned DGGE band sequences, there appear to be differences in the types of microorganisms over the length of the house, which correspond to differences in the physical properties of the litter...
  12. ncbi request reprint The effects of high-air velocity on broiler performance
    J D Simmons
    USDA, Agricultural Research Service, South Central Poultry Research Laboratory, Mississippi State, Mississippi 39762, USA
    Poult Sci 82:232-4. 2003
    ..During the last week (6 to 7), an air velocity of 180 m/min significantly improved BWG and feed:gain, as compared with the 120 m/min or the still air...
  13. ncbi request reprint Valine requirements for immune and growth responses in broilers from 3 to 6 weeks of age
    S A Thornton
    Department of Poultry Science, Mississippi State University, MS, USA
    Br Poult Sci 47:190-9. 2006
    ..Dose responses to Val resulted in male, but not female, birds given 7.3 g Val/kg of diet having improved BW gain and feed efficiency compared with birds receiving 6.4 g Val/kg of diet...
  14. ncbi request reprint Total and water-soluble phosphorus in broiler litter over three flocks with alum litter treatment and dietary inclusion of high available phosphorus corn and phytase supplementation
    D M Miles
    USDA ARS, Waste Management and Forage Research Unit, Mississippi State, Mississippi 39762, USA
    Poult Sci 82:1544-9. 2003
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  15. ncbi request reprint Mycoplasma gallinarum infection in commercial layers and onset of fatty liver hemorrhagic syndrome
    S L Branton
    USDA, Agricultural Research Service, South Central Poultry Research Laboratory, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
    Avian Dis 47:458-62. 2003
    ..However, FLHS-associated mortality in each of the three trials was numerically greater for the control treatment...