Publications

Martin D.E., A.K. Jones, S.M. Pillai, M.L. Hoffman, K.K. McFadden, S.A. Zinn, K.E. Govoni, and S.A. Reed. Maternal restricted- and over-feeding during gestation result in distinct lipid and amino acid metabolite profiles in the longissimus muscle of the offspring. Front Physiol. 2019 May 1;10:515. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2019.00515

Govoni K.E., S.A. Reed, and S.A. Zinn. Poor maternal nutrition during gestation: Effects on offspring whole body and tissue-specific metabolism in livestock species. J Anim Sci. 2019 May 9. pii: skz157. doi: 10.1093/jas/skz157

Jones, A.K., R.E. Gately, T.D. Kellogg, S.A. Zinn, K.E. Govoni, and S.A. Reed. Evaluation of the Nova Vet Meter for sheep-side monitoring of beta-hydroxybutyric acid (BHBA) and description of ewe BHBA during late gestation in three flocks from the Northeastern U.S. Res Vet Sci. 2018. doi:10.1016.j.rvsc.2018.05.002

Jones, A.K., M.L. Hoffman, S.M. Pillai, K.K. McFadden, K.E. Govoni, S.A. Zinn, and S.A. Reed. Gestational restricted- and over-feeding promote maternal and offspring inflammatory responses that are distinct and dependent on diet in sheep. Biol Reprod. 2018. 98:184-196.  doi:10.1093/biolre/iox174

Jones, A. K., R. E. Gately, K. K. McFadden, S. A. Zinn, K. E. Govoni, and S. A. Reed. Ultrasound during mid-gestation: Agreement with physical fetal and placental measurements and use in predicting gestational age in sheep. Repro Dom Anim. 2017. 52:649-654. doi:10.1111/rda.12961

Jones, A.K. and S. A. Reed. Benefits of ultrasound scanning during gestation in the small ruminant. Small Rum Res. 2017. 149:163-171. doi: 10.1016/j.smallrumres.2017.02.008  Click here for audio slides.​

Hoffman, M. L., S. A. Reed, S. M. Pillai, A. K. Jones, K. K. McFadden, S. A. Zinn, and K. E. Govoni. The effects of poor maternal nutrition during gestation on offspring postnatal growth and metabolism. J Anim Sci. 2017. 95:2222-2232. doi:10.2527/jas.2016-1229

Pillai, S.M., A. K. Jones, M. L. Hoffman, K. K. McFadden, S. A. Reed, S. A. Zinn, and K. E. Govoni. Fetal and organ development at gestational days 45, 90, 135 and at birth of lambs exposed to under- or over-nutrition during gestation. Translational Anim. Sci. 2017. 1:16-25. doi: 10.2527/tas2016.0002

Hoffman, M.L., Peck, K.N., Wegrzyn, J., Reed, S.A., Zinn, S.A., Govoni, K.E. Poor maternal nutrition during gestation alters the expression of genes involved in muscle development and metabolism in lambs. J Anim Sci. 2016. 94:3093-3099. doi: 10.2527.jas.2016-0570

Hoffman M.L., K.N. Peck, M.E. Forella, A.R. Fox, K.E. Govoni, and S.A. Zinn. The effects of poor maternal nutrition during gestation on postnatal growth and development of lambs. J Anim Sci. 2016 Feb;94(2):789-99. doi: 10.2527/jas.2015-9933.

Raja, J.S., M. L. Hoffman, K. E. Govoni, S. A. Zinn, and S. A. Reed. Restricted maternal nutrition alters myogenic regulatory factor expression in satellite cells of ovine offspring. Animal. 2016. 9:1-4. doi:10.1017/S1751731116000070  

Jones, A. K., R. E. Gately, K. K. McFadden, S. A. Zinn, K. E. Govoni, and S. A. Reed. Transabdominal ultrasound for detection of pregnancy, fetal and placental landmarks, and fetal age before day 45 of gestation in the sheep. Theriogenology. 2016. 85:5.doi:10.1016/j.theriogenology.2015.11.002

Reed, S.A., J.S. Raja, M.L. Hoffman, S.A. Zinn, and K.E. Govoni. Poor maternal nutrition inhibits muscle development in ovine offspring. J Anim Sci Biotech. 2014. 5:43. doi:10.1186/2049-1891-5-43

Hoffman M.L., M.A. Rokosa, S.A. Zinn, T.A. Hoagland, and K.E. Govoni. Poor maternal nutrition during gestation in sheep reduces circulating concentrations of insulin-like growth factor-I and insulin-like growth factor binding protein-3 in offspring. Domest Anim Endocrinol. 2014 Oct;49:39-48. doi: 10.1016/j.domaniend.2014.05.002.