Juan J Villalba

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Affiliation: Utah State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Relationship between reluctance to eat novel foods and open-field behavior in sheep
    Juan J Villalba
    Department of Wildland Resources, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322 5230, USA
    Physiol Behav 96:276-81. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Relationships between early experience to dietary diversity, acceptance of novel flavors, and open field behavior in sheep
    Juan J Villalba
    Department of Wildland Resources, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322 5230, USA
    Physiol Behav 105:181-7. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Feeding behavior and performance of lambs are influenced by flavor diversity
    J J Villalba
    Department of Wildland Resources, Utah State University, Logan 84322 5230, USA
    J Anim Sci 89:2571-81. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Rumen distension and contraction influence feed preference by sheep
    J J Villalba
    Department of Wildland Resources, Utah State University, Logan 84322 5230, USA
    J Anim Sci 87:340-50. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Selection of tannins by sheep in response to gastrointestinal nematode infection
    J J Villalba
    Department of Wildland Resources, Utah State University, Logan 84322 5230, USA
    J Anim Sci 88:2189-98. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Influence of saponins and tannins on intake and nutrient digestion of alkaloid-containing foods
    Jacob Owens
    Department of Wildland Resources, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322 5230, USA
    J Sci Food Agric 92:2373-8. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Tannins and self-medication: Implications for sustainable parasite control in herbivores
    Larry D Lisonbee
    Department of Wildland Resources, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322, USA
    Behav Processes 82:184-9. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Relative availability of tannin- and terpene-containing foods affects food intake and preference by lambs
    Travis E Mote
    Department of Wildland Resources, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322 5230, USA
    J Chem Ecol 33:1197-206. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Supplementing endophyte-infected tall fescue or reed canarygrass with alfalfa or birdsfoot trefoil increases forage intake and digestibility by sheep
    Jacob Owens
    Department of Wildland Resources, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322 5230, USA
    J Sci Food Agric 92:987-92. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Resource availability and quality influence patterns of diet mixing by sheep
    Ryan A Shaw
    Department of Forest, Range and Wildlife Sciences, Utah State University, Logan, 84322 5230, USA
    J Chem Ecol 32:1267-78. 2006

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Publications11

  1. doi request reprint Relationship between reluctance to eat novel foods and open-field behavior in sheep
    Juan J Villalba
    Department of Wildland Resources, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322 5230, USA
    Physiol Behav 96:276-81. 2009
    ..Such variability implies some individuals may be more adept at consuming diverse diets in diverse locations whereas others may be more adept at consuming single foods at fixed locations...
  2. doi request reprint Relationships between early experience to dietary diversity, acceptance of novel flavors, and open field behavior in sheep
    Juan J Villalba
    Department of Wildland Resources, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322 5230, USA
    Physiol Behav 105:181-7. 2012
    ..Lambs exposed to diverse diets early in life may also increase the initial acceptance of new flavors in novel environments relative to lambs exposed early in life to monotonous diets...
  3. doi request reprint Feeding behavior and performance of lambs are influenced by flavor diversity
    J J Villalba
    Department of Wildland Resources, Utah State University, Logan 84322 5230, USA
    J Anim Sci 89:2571-81. 2011
    ..Flavor diversity may also influence the initial acceptability of and preference for novel feeds...
  4. doi request reprint Rumen distension and contraction influence feed preference by sheep
    J J Villalba
    Department of Wildland Resources, Utah State University, Logan 84322 5230, USA
    J Anim Sci 87:340-50. 2009
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Selection of tannins by sheep in response to gastrointestinal nematode infection
    J J Villalba
    Department of Wildland Resources, Utah State University, Logan 84322 5230, USA
    J Anim Sci 88:2189-98. 2010
    ..Self-selection of PSM has implications for the quest for alternatives to chemoprophylaxis in the treatment and well-being of parasitized wild and domestic animals grazing in pasturelands and in confinement...
  6. doi request reprint Influence of saponins and tannins on intake and nutrient digestion of alkaloid-containing foods
    Jacob Owens
    Department of Wildland Resources, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322 5230, USA
    J Sci Food Agric 92:2373-8. 2012
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Tannins and self-medication: Implications for sustainable parasite control in herbivores
    Larry D Lisonbee
    Department of Wildland Resources, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322, USA
    Behav Processes 82:184-9. 2009
    ..This result suggests the lambs detected the presence of internal parasites or associated symptoms and modified their ingestion of an antiparasitic agent as a function of need...
  8. ncbi request reprint Relative availability of tannin- and terpene-containing foods affects food intake and preference by lambs
    Travis E Mote
    Department of Wildland Resources, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322 5230, USA
    J Chem Ecol 33:1197-206. 2007
    ..10). These results support the notion that the relative amounts of PSM consumed affects intake and preference for PSM-containing foods by herbivores...
  9. doi request reprint Supplementing endophyte-infected tall fescue or reed canarygrass with alfalfa or birdsfoot trefoil increases forage intake and digestibility by sheep
    Jacob Owens
    Department of Wildland Resources, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322 5230, USA
    J Sci Food Agric 92:987-92. 2012
    ..Forage, fecal and urine samples were collected and analyzed for dry matter intake and apparent digestibility of dry matter, energy (in Kcal), nitrogen and neutral detergent fiber...
  10. ncbi request reprint Resource availability and quality influence patterns of diet mixing by sheep
    Ryan A Shaw
    Department of Forest, Range and Wildlife Sciences, Utah State University, Logan, 84322 5230, USA
    J Chem Ecol 32:1267-78. 2006
    ..Thus, the quality of toxin-containing foods and the availability of nutritious alternatives interacted to modify the pattern of diet mixing by lambs...
  11. ncbi request reprint Foraging in chemically diverse environments: energy, protein, and alternative foods influence ingestion of plant secondary metabolites by lambs
    Juan J Villalba
    Department of Forest, Range and Wildlife Sciences, Utah State University, Logan 84322 5230, USA
    J Chem Ecol 31:123-38. 2005
    ..We discuss implications of these findings for traditional views of grazing refuges and varied diets in herbivores...