Hugh Chester-Jones - Publications

Refereed Articles

Heins, B.J., and H. Chester-Jones. 2015. Effect of feeding kelp on growth and profitability of group-fed calves in an organic production system. Prof. Anim. Sci. 31:368-374.

Shahid, M.Q., J.K. Reneau, H. Chester-Jones, R.C. Chebel, and M.I. Endres. 2015. Cow and herd level risk factors for on-farm mortality in Midwest US dairy herds. J. Dairy Sci. 98:4401-4413.

Bjorklund, E.A., B.J. Heins, A. DiCostanzo, and H.Chester-Jones. 2014. Fatty acid profiles, meat quality and sensory attributes of organic verss conventional dairy-beef steers. J. Dairy Sci.97:1828-1834.

Bjorklund, E.A., B.J. Heins, A. DiCostanzo, and H.Chester-Jones. 2014. Growth, carcass characteristics, and profitability of organic versus conventional dairy-beef steers. J. Dairy Sci.97:1817-1827.

Bjorklund, E.A., B.J. Heins, and H. Chester-Jones. 2013. Whole-milk feeding duration, calf growth, and profitability of group fed calves in an organic production system. J. Dairy Sci. 96:7363-7370.

Chester-Jones, H., D.A. Vermeire, W.A. Brommelsiek, K. Brokken, G. Marx, and J.G. Linn. 2013. Effect of trace mineral source on reproduction and milk production in Holstein cows. Prof. Anim. Sci. 29:289-297.

Bleck, G.T., M.B. Wheeler, L.B. Hansen, H. Chester-Jones, and D.J. Miller. 2009. Lactose synthase components in milk: Concentrations of α-Lactalbumin and β1,4-Galactosyltransferase in milk of cows from several breeds at various stages of lactation. Reprod. Dom. Anim. 44:241-247.

Raeth-Knight, M., H. Chester-Jones, S. Hayes, J. Linn, R. Larson, D. Ziegler, B. Ziegler, and N. Broadwater. 2009. Impact of conventional or intensive milk replacer programs on Holstein heifer performance through six months of age and during first lactation. J. Dairy Sci. 92: 799-809.

Chester-Jones, H. and S.G. Velleman. 2008. Growth and development symposium: Transcriptional factors and cell mechanisms for regulation of growth and development with application to animal agriculture. J. Anim. Sci. 86:E205-E206.

Schlusser, J., L.A. Baker, and H. Chester-Jones. 2007. Whole-system phosphorus balance as a practical tool for lake management. J. Ecological Engineering 29:294-304.

Swan, H., S. Godden, R. Bey, S. Wells, J. Fetrow, and H. Chester-Jones. 2007. Passive transfer of immunoglobulin G and preweaning health in Holstein calves fed a commercial colostrum replacer. J. Dairy Sci. 90:3857-3866.

Weber, W.J., C.R. Wallace, L.B. Hansen, H. Chester-Jones, and B.A. Crooker. 2007. Effects of selection for milk yield on somatotropin, insulin-like growth factor-1 and placental lactogen in Holstein cows. J. Dairy Sci. 90:3314-3325.

Godden, S., S. McMartin, J. Feirtag, J. Stabel, R. Bey, S. Goyal, L. Metzger, J. Fetrow, S. Wells, and H. Chester-Jones. 2006. Heat treatment of bovine colostrum II: Effects of heat duration on pathogen viability and immunoglobulin G. J. Dairy Sci. 89:3476-3483.

McMartin, S., S. Godden, L. Metzger, J. Feirtag, R. Bey, J. Stabel, S. Goyal, J. Fetrow, S. Wells, and H. Chester-Jones. 2006. Heat treatment of bovine colostrum I: Effects of temperature on viscosity and immunoglobulin G level. J. Dairy Sci. 89:2110-2118.

Dahlen, C.R., C.M. Zehnder, K.A. Hachmeister, M.E. Dikeman, A. DiCostanzo, G.C. Lamb, L.R. Miller, and H. Chester-Jones. 2005. Effects of including malting industry byproducts in feedlot diets on performance and beef quality. Prof. Anim. Sci. 21 (Vol. 1):22-39.

Kay, J.H., W.J. Weber, C.E. Moore, D.E. Bauman, L.B. Hansen, H. Chester-Jones, B.A. Crooker, and L.H. Baumgard. 2005. Effects of week of lactation and genetic selection for milk yield on milk fatty acid composition in Holstein cows. J. Dairy Sci. 88:3886-3893.

Rudstrom, M., H. Chester-Jones, R. Imdieke, D. Johnson, M. Reese, and A. Singh. 2005. Comparison of economic and animal performance of dairy heifers in feedlot and pasture-based systems. Prof. Anim. Sci. 21 (Vol. 1):38-44.

Weber, W.J., L.H. Baumgard, G.W. Kazmer, S.A. Zinn, L.B. Hansen, H. Chester-Jones, and B.A. Crooker. 2005. Growth hormone response to growth hormone releasing hormone in calves that differ in genetic merit for milk yield. J. Dairy Sci. 88:1723-1731.

Kertz, A.F. and H. Chester-Jones. 2004. Guidelines for measuring and reporting calf and heifer experimental data. J. Dairy Sci. 87:3577-3580.

Baumgard, L.H., W.J. Weber, G.W. Kazmer, S.A. Zinn, L.B. Hansen, H. Chester-Jones, and B.A. Crooker. 2002. Effects of selection for milk yield on growth hormone response to growth hormone releasing factor in growing Holstein calves. J. Dairy Sci. 85:2529-2540.

Hoffman, P.C., N.M. Esser, L.M. Baumann, S.L. Denzine, M. Engstrom, and H. Chester-Jones. 2001. Short Communication: Effect of dietary protein on growth and nitrogen balance of Holstein heifers. J. Dairy Sci. 84:843.

Quigley, J.D., III, C.A. Jaynes, M.L. Miller, E. Schanus, H. Chester-Jones, G.D. Marx, and D.M. Allen. 2000. Effects of hydrolyzed spray dried red blood cells in milk replacer on calf intake, body weight, gain, and efficiency. J. Dairy Sci. 83:788.

Bach, A., I.K. Yoon, M.D. Stern, H.G. Jung, and H. Chester-Jones. 1999. Effects of type of carbohydrate supplementation for lush pastures on microbial fermentation in continuous culture. J. Dairy Sci. 82:153.

Starkenburg, R.J., L.B. Hansen, M.E. Keholi, Jr., and H. Chester-Jones. 1997. Frequencies and effects of alternative DRB3.2 alleles of bovine lymphocyte antigen for Holsteins in milk selection and control lines. J. Dairy Sci. 80:3411.

Lee, B.K., G.F. Lin, B.A. Crooker, M.P. Murtaugh, L.B. Hansen, and H. Chester-Jones. 1996. Association of somatotropin (BST) gene polymorphism at the 5th exon with selection for milk yield in Holstein cows. Domest. Anim. Endocrinol. 13:373-381.

Ziegler, D.M., H. Chester-Jones, P. Casey, W.P. Hansen, D.E. Otterby, J.M. Akayezu, G.D. Marx, and M.C. Jacobson. 1996. Use of spray-dried animal red blood cells as a protein source in milk replacers fed to Holstein calves. J. Dairy Sci. 79 (Suppl. 1):225.

Jones, W.P., L.B. Hansen, and H. Chester-Jones. 1994. Health response to selection for milk yield. J. Dairy Sci. 77:3137.

Kuehn, C.W., D.E. Otterby, J.G. Linn, W.G. Olson, H. Chester-Jones, G.D. Marx, and J.A. Barmore. 1994. Effect of dietary energy concentration on calf performance. J. Dairy Sci. 77:2621.

Rettmer, I., R.D. Goodband, J.S. Stevenson, D.L. Davis, M.D. Tokach, D.W. Rozeboom, J.E. Pettigrew, L.J. Johnson, J.W. Rust, and H. Chester-Jones. 1994. Failure of dietary amino acids supplementation at weaning to influence reproductive traits of sows. J. Anim. Sci. 71:2511.

Boettcher, P.J., L.B. Hansen, H. Chester-Jones, and C.W. Young. 1993. Responses of yield and conformation to selection for milk in a designed experiment with a control population. J. Dairy Sci. 76:267.

Parchuri, N., H. Chester-Jones, K.J. Loseth, J.E. Wheaton, L.B. Hansen, D.M. Ziegler, and B.G. Crabo. 1993. Somatotropin levels in plasma and scrotal circumference in bull calves with different dairy merit. J. Dairy Sci. 76:445.

Chester-Jones, H., M.D. Stern, H.M. Metwally, J.G. Linn, and D.M. Ziegler. 1991. Effects of dietary protein-energy interrelationships on Holstein steer performance and ruminal bacterial fermentation in continuous culture. J. Anim. Sci. 69:4956.

Chester-Jones, H., D.M. Ziegler, and J.C. Meiske. 1991. Feeding whole or rolled corn with pelleted supplement to Holstein beef steers from weaning to 190 kg. J. Dairy Sci. 74:1765.

El-Yassin, F.A., J.P. Fontenot, and H. Chester-Jones. 1991. Fermentation characteristics and nutritional value of rumen contents and blood ensiled with untreated or sodium hydroxide treated wheat straw. J. Anim. Sci. 69:1751.

Kurle, J.E., C.C. Shaeffer, R.K. Crookston, R.H. Peterson, H. Chester-Jones, and W.E. Lueschen. 1991. Popcorn, sweet corn, and sorghum as alternative silage crops. J. Prod. Agric. 4:432.

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Book Chapters

Chester-Jones, H. and P.C. Hoffman. 2003. Calf Nutrition. In Raising Dairy Replacements (Ed. P.C. Hoffman and R. Plourd). Chapter 3, pp. 21-36. ISBN 0-89373-097-1, Midwest Planning Service, Iowa State University, Ames, IA.

Invited Papers, Conference Proceedings, Research Reports

Chester-Jones, H. 2015. Accelerated feeding of calves. Missouri Dairy Profit Regional Seminars. Feb 23-27. UMI Ext. http://dairy.missouri.edu/events/profitseminars/2015/Chester-Jones-AcceleratedFeeding.pdf

Chester-Jones, H. 2015. Calf management strategies – A perspective from the University of Minnesota Southern Research and Outreach Center (SROC), Waseca. 23rd Annual Carver County Dairy Expo, Norwood Young America, MN. Feb. 16. UMN Ext.

Chester-Jones, H. 2015. Contract raising commercial dairy calves from 2 to 5 up to 6 months of age: Research and management. Proc. Scientific Colloquium on Dairy Production, IRTA, Barcelona, Spain. Oct. 21.

Chester-Jones, H. 2015. Dairy heifer rearing strategies: Birth to 6 months. New England Dairy Conf., Waterville, ME (Mar. 10); Whitefield, NH (Mar. 11); West Lebanon, NH (Mar. 12). UNH Dairy Ext.

Chester-Jones, H. 2015. Dairy heifer rearing strategies: Six months to pre-fresh. New England Dairy Conf., Waterville, ME (Mar. 10); Whitefield, NH (Mar. 11); West Lebanon, NH (Mar. 12). UNH Dairy Ext.

Chester-Jones, H. 2015. Evaluation of peptide powder 80 and plasma in alternative milk replacer programs. Internatl. Ingredients Corp. Annual Nutrition Advisory Board Mtg., St. Louis, MO. Aug. 11-12.

Chester-Jones, H. 2015. Use of grazing vs. confinement for post-weaning heifers. Missouri Dairy Profit Regional Seminars. Feb. 23-27. UMI Ext. http://dairy.missouri.edu/events/profitseminars/2015/Chester-Jones-GrazingvsConfinement.pdf

Chester-Jones, H., D.M. Ziegler, D. Schimek, B. Ziegler, G. Golombeski, M. Raeth, D. Cook, and N. Broadwater. 2015. Milk replacers: Accelerated vs. Non-accelerated growth feeding – A research perspective from the University of Minnesota Southern Research and Outreach Center (SROC), Waseca. I-29 Dairy Conf. - Raising Your Best Calf Ever. Orange City, IA (Jan. 5); Brookings, SD (Jan. 6); Fergus Falls, MN (Jan. 7); Mandan, SD (Jan 8). I-29 Dairy Consortium.

Starcevich, J., R.D. Moon, H. Chester-Jones, and D. Ziegler. 2015. Filth fly production and parasitism in heifer rearing pens bedded with straw, hardwood sawdust and pine shavings. Entomol. Soc. of Amer. Annual Mtg., Minneapolis, MN. Nov. 15-18.

Chester-Jones, H. 2013. Post weaning performance and health of calves from 9 to 25 weeks of-age on a common diet following nursery feeding of milk replacers containing various protein sources balanced for selected amino acids. Proc. Nutrition Advisory Board Meeting, July 23-24, International Ingredients Corp., St. Louis, MO.

Chester-Jones, H. 2013. Strategies for raising dairy heifer replacements. Nutrition Services Company Inc., Animal Nutrition Seminar, Feb. 28, Green Bay, WI.

Chester-Jones, H. and M. Hill. 2013. Post weaning forage feeding from 2 to 6 months of-age. Proc. 25th ADSA Discover Conf. on Food Animal Agriculture on New Developments in Immunity, Nutrition, and Management of the Preruminant Calf, May 28-31, Eaglewood Resort and Spa, Itasca, IL.

Chester-Jones, H. and D. M. Ziegler. 2013. What we have learned using a computer calf feeder for both milk and grain? Proc. 2013 Precision Dairy Conference and Expo, June 26-27, Rochester Civic Center, Rochester, MN.

Chester-Jones, H. 2008. Variation in calf growth at the Southern Research and Outreach Center. Proc. 69th MN Nutrition Conf., Owatonna, MN. Sep. 16-17. University of MN Extension and Dept. of Animal Science, St. Paul, MN. p. 32.

Chester-Jones, H., D.M. Ziegler, R. Larson, B. Ziegler, C. Soderholm, S. Hayes, J.G. Linn, M. Raeth-Knight, G. Golombeski, and N. Broadwater. 2008. Applied calf research from birth to six months. Proc. Four-State Dairy Nutrition and Management Conf, Dubuque, IA. Jun. 11-12. Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, and Illinois, Extension Services. pp. 106-112.

Chester-Jones, H. 2007. Calves tell us that all starters are not created equal. Proc. 11th Annual Dairy Calf and Heifer Conference Pre-Conference Calf Seminar, Burlington, VT. Mar. 20. pp. 63-80.

Chester-Jones, H. 2007. Feeding strategies to raise healthy calves to 60 days of age. University of MN Dairy Days, Holiday Inn, New Ulm, MN. Jan. 5.

Chester-Jones, H. 2007. Feeding strategies to raise healthy calves to 60 days of age. University of MN Dairy Days, McIntosh Community Center, McIntosh, MN. Jan. 9.

Chester-Jones, H. 2007. Feeding strategies to raise healthy calves to 60 days of age. University of MN Dairy Days, Ottertail Community Center, Ottertail, MN. Jan. 10.

Chester-Jones, H. 2007. Feeding strategies to raise healthy calves to 60 days of age. University of MN Dairy Days, Old Bank Restaurant, Pierz, MN. Jan. 11.

Chester-Jones, H. 2007. Feeding strategies to raise healthy calves to 60 days of age. University of MN Dairy Days, Gerard's Restaurant, Sauk Centre, MN. Jan. 12.

Chester-Jones, H. 2007. Results of research conducted at SROC 2004-2007 and what it means to you. Proc. Dairy Calf and Heifer Workshop, SROC, Waseca, MN. Apr. 12.

Chester-Jones, H. 2006. Dairy heifer grower housing: Building design and research. Hubbard Feeds Calf Technical Workshop, SROC, Waseca, MN. Jan. 17.

Chester-Jones, H. 2006. Management philosophy for calves. Dairy Calf Workshop, U of MN SROC, MN Extension Dairy Team. Apr. 5 and 12.

Chester-Jones, H. 2006. Tracking calf information at SROC. Proc. Dairy Calf and Heifer Workshop, SROC, Waseca, MN. Apr. 5 and 12.

Chester-Jones, H. and H. Tyler. 2006. Calf and heifer nutrition: Birth to 6 months of age. Proc. Dairy Calf and Heifer Workshop, SROC, Waseca, MN. Apr. 5 and 12.

Chester-Jones, H. and H. Tyler. 2006. Records for better calf management. Proc. Dairy Calf and Heifer Workshop, SROC, Waseca, MN. Apr. 5 and 12.

Chester-Jones, H., D. Ziegler, J. Linn, M. Raeth-Knight, R. Larson, B. Ziegler, and S. Hayes. 2006. Dairy heifer calf performance to two months of age at the University of Minnesota Southern Research and Outreach Center (SROC) 2004-2006. Proc., 67th Minnesota Nutrition Conf. and Res. Update, Holiday Inn East, St. Paul, MN. Sep. 19-20.

Chester-Jones, H. 2005. Calf management and health protocols. On-farm 4-H Workshop, Hutchinson, MN. July.

Chester-Jones, H. 2005. Effect of nutrition and management of dairy heifers on resultant cow longevity. Proc. 66th MN Nutrition Conf. and Technical Symposium: Future of Corn in Animal Feed, St. Paul, MN. Sep. 20-21.

Chester-Jones, H. 2005. Establishing custom calf and heifer raising contracts. Proc. Dairy Calves and Heifers: Integrating Biology and Management, Holiday Inn, Syracuse, NY. NRAES-175, Jan. 25-27. pp. 220-232.

Chester-Jones, H. 2005. Heifer housing design options: What can the builder do? Annual Wisconsin Frame Builders Conf. and Tour, Eau Claire, WI. Jan. 11-12.

Chester-Jones, H. 2005. Wet calf housing and management. Proc. Managing and Marketing Quality Holstein Steers, Rochester, MN. Cooperative Extension Services of IL, MN, ND, WI, IA; IA Beef Center; and NC-206 Feedlot Committee. Nov. 2-3. pp. 95-105.

Chester-Jones, H. and J. Linn. 2005. Calf and heifer research: Developing tomorrow's dairy cow. State-wide University of MN Dairy Days presentations (8 locations). January.

Chester-Jones, H., M. Rudstrom, and L. Torbert. 2005. Grazing systems and management for heifers: Nutritional management and animal responses. Proc. Dairy Calves and Heifers: Integrating Biology and Management, Holiday Inn, Syracuse, NY. NRAES-175, Jan. 25-27. pp. 160-175.

Chester-Jones, H., B. Ziegler, C. Soderholm, J. Linn, D. Ziegler, S. Hayes, and R. Larson. 2005. Growth and performance of commercial dairy calves at the University of Minnesota Southern Research and Outreach Center (SROC). Four-State Dairy Nutrition and Management Conf., Dubuque, IA., Coop. Ext. Services of IA, MN, IL and WI. MWPS-4SD18, Jun. 15-16. pp. 265-270.

Godden, S. and H. Chester-Jones. 2005. Pasteurizing milk and colostrums for calves: An option or necessity. State-wide University of MN Dairy Days presentations (8 locations). January.

Chester-Jones, H. 2004. Pasteurization of waste milk: Economic perspectives. Proc. Four-State Dairy Management Conf., Dubuque, IA. Coop. Ext. Services of IA, MN, WI and IL. Jun. 16-17.

Chester-Jones, H., M. Rudstrom, R. Imdieke, D. Johnson, M. Reese, and A. Singh. 2004. Comparative economic efficiencies and performance of dairy heifers in feedlot or pasture-based systems on a commercial custom heifer grower Operation. Proc. Custom Heifer Raising VII Seminars, Green Bay and Fond du Lac. University of WI Dairy Extension Team. Feb. 24-25.

Chester-Jones, H., J.W. Schroeder, and D. Little. 2004. Nutrition, health, management of dairy calves from birth to transitional grouping. Proc., Dairy Heifer Conf., Seven Seas Convention Center, Mandan, ND. Aug. 31.

Hoffman, P.C. and H. Chester-Jones. 2004. Wisconsin and Minnesota cooperative research programs for heifer growers. North Central Professional Dairy Heifer Growers Assoc. (PDHGA) Summer Tour, University of WI Marshfield Ag Research Station, Marshfield, WI. Aug. 17-18.

Chester-Jones, H. 2003. Virtual tour of calf and heifer facilities. Proc. 2003 North Central Region Two-Day Dairy Calf and Heifer Tour and Workshop, Spring Grove, MN and Decorah, IA. Prof. Dairy Heifer Grower Assoc., University of MN, University of WI and IA State Extension. Dec . 2-3. pp. 76-100.

Chester-Jones, H., R. Hall, B. Perry, D. Ziegler, J. Linn, and A. DiCostanzo. 2003. Effects of early calf nutrition on Holstein steer performance and carcass characteristics. MN Cattle Feeder Rep. B-494.

Endres, M.I., H. Chester-Jones, and J. Salfer. 2003. An overview of robotic milking. Proc. MN Dairy Days 2003. pp. 32-34.

Kertz, A.F. and H. Chester-Jones. 2003. Guidelines for measuring and reporting calf and heifer experimental data. Annual Mtg. of Regional Dairy Management Project NC-1119, Amarillo, TX. Oct. 10-12.

Baidoo, S., S. Noll, H. Chester-Jones, C. Clanton, J. Jacob, J. Linn, A. DiCostanzo, and J. Zhu. 2002. Nutrient cycling in animal agriculture. Invited seminar COAFES Nutrient Cycling Workshop, University of Minnesota, COAFES, St. Paul. Sep. 23.

Chester-Jones, H. 2002. Implant strategies for dairy steers. Proc. 63rd MN Nutrition Conf. and Pre-Conference Symp.: Rendering: A Foundation for Food Security. Eagan MN. MN Extension Service, St. Paul, MN. Sep. 17-18, pp. 134-150.

Chester-Jones, H. 2002. Implant strategies for dairy and beef steers. Proc. MN Cattle Feeder Days, University of MN, St. Paul. Dec. 10-12. Report B-486. pp. 19-34.

Johnson, D. and H. Chester-Jones. 2002. Grazing management for dairy cattle. Proc. MN Dairy Days (8 locations in MN). Jan. 8-18. pp. 71-73.

Olson, W.G., N. Auza, M. Schmitt, H. Chester-Jones, J.G. Linn, and M.J. Murphy. 2002 Survey of heavy metals in Minnesota Holstein dairy cattle: Soil, feed and liver concentrations. Proc. MN Dairy Days (8 locations in MN). Jan. 8-18. pp. 77-78.

Olson, W.G., N. Auza, M. Schmitt, H. Chester-Jones, J.G. Linn, and M.J. Murphy. 2002 Survey of copper in Minnesota Holstein dairy cattle: Soil, feed and liver concentrations. Proc. MN Dairy Days (8 locations in MN). Jan. 8-18. pp. 79-84.

Quigley, J.D. III, H. Chester-Jones, G.D. Marx, J.G. Linn, D.M. Allen, D.M. Ziegler, and W.B. Hansen. 2002. Effects of processed erythrocyte protein (PEP) in milk replacers fed with 0 or 25% alfalfa leaf meal in calf starters on pre-weaning growth, health, and efficiency of dairy calves. Proc. MN Dairy Days (8 locations in MN). Jan. 8-18. pp. 85-87.

Rudstrom, M., R. Imdieke, D. Johnson, H. Chester-Jones. M. Reese, A. Singh, and G. Cuomo. 2002. Raising dairy heifers in feedlots or under a management intensive grazing system (MIG): Comparison of animal performance and costs - Year 1. Proc. MN Dairy Days (8 locations in MN). Jan. 8-18. pp. 67-70.

Chester-Jones, H., C. Mondak, M. Moen, C. Schwartau, N. Broadwater, and D. Kammel. 2001. Minnesota and Northwest Iowa virtual dairy calf and heifer facility tour. Proc. North Central Dairy Calf and Heifer Workshop, Sioux Center, IA. Dec. 4-5. pp. 101-148.

Dahlen, C.R., C.M. Zehnder, D. Ziegler, A. DiCostanzo, G.C. Lamb, L.R. Miller, and H. Chester-Jones. 2001. Utilization of malting industry byproducts in cattle feedlot diets. Proc. 2001 Plains Nutr. Council Spring Conf. Pub. No. AREC 01-23:84. Texas A&M Res. Ext. Center, Amarillo, TX.

Marx, G.D., H. Chester-Jones, and J.G. Linn. 2001. Integration of alternative feeds into dairy cattle feeding programs. Proc. 62nd MN Nutrition Conf. pp. 139-158.

Chester-Jones, H., P.C. Hoffman, M. Faust, J. Heinrichs, P. Tozer, R. James, S. Franklin, J.D. Quigley, A. Hippen, T. Johnson, C. Schwab, and J. Shirley. 2000. Developing and integrating decision support systems to promote efficient, environmentally sound, and economically viable management systems for dairy youngstock - summary overview. NC-119 Scientific Exchange Conf., Ruakara McMeekan Centre, Hamilton, New Zealand. Nov. 10.

Chester-Jones, H., C. Schwartau, M. Moen, N. Broadwater, and D. Kammel. 2000. Calf and heifer facilities – virtual slide presentation. In: Proc. Central MN Heifer Growers Workshop, Willmar, MN. Dec. 4-5.

Da, Y., T.S. Sonstegard, B.A. Crooker, F.A. Ponce de León, L.B. Hansen, H. Chester-Jones, M.L. Fahning. B.E. Seguin, and G.D. Marx. 2000. Designs of resource populations for dairy QTL mapping. W.E. Peterson Symposium Lecture - Dairy Genomics: Trends and Opportunities, University of MN, St. Paul. Dec. 11-12.

Dahlen, C.R., C.M. Zehnder, D. Ziegler, A. DiCostanzo, L.R. Miller, H. Chester-Jones, G.C. Lamb, and D. Westlund. 2000. Utilization of malting industry byproducts in feedlot diets. MN Cattle Feeder Rep. B-473.

Head, W.A., Jr., H. Chester-Jones, A. DiCostanzo, and D.G. Johnson. 2000. Supplementing grazing livestock. Proc. 61st MN Nutr. Conf. and MN Soybean Res. & Prom. Council Tech. Symp., Bloomington, MN. Sep. 19-20. p. 114-127.

Heinrichs, J., P. Tozer, P. Hoffman, H. Chester-Jones, and M.A. Faust. 2000. Risk assessment of dairy heifer replacement options. NC-119 Dairy Management Research Committee. Midwestern Branch ADSA Symp., Midwest ASAS/ADSA Sectional Meetings, Des Moines. Abstr. 89, p. 22.

Johnson, D.G., T. VanDerPol, W.A. Head, A. Arner, H. Chester-Jones, G.J. Cuomo, N. Hansen, M. Reese, M. Rudstrom, and W. Wright. 2000. Sustainable livestock systems. Enhanced Landscape, Human and Animal Health Symp., St. Paul, MN.

Auza, N., W.G. Olson, M. Murphy, H. Chester-Jones, and J.G. Linn. 1999. An analyses of copper in dairy cattle in six geographical regions of Minnesota. Proc. Vet. Congress. Leon, France. Sep. 25.

DiCostanzo, A., C.M. Zehnder, J.M. Akayezu, M.A. Jorgensen, J.M. Cassady, D.M. Allen, D.G. Standoff, J.G. Linn, H. Jung, L.J. Smith, G.C. Lamb, D. Johnson, H. Chester-Jones, and G. Robinson. 1999. Use of alfalfa leaf meal in ruminant diets. Proc. 60th MN Nutr. Conf. and ZinPro Tech. Symp., Bloomington, MN. Sep. 20-22. pp. 64-75.

Chester-Jones, H. 1998. A controlled study to evaluate genetic progress in dairy cows. In. Jornadas de Alimentacion en la Produccion Lechera. pp. 59-63. En el marco del programma farmer to farmer de la organizacion companeros de las Americas. Hotel Nivana, Nineva Helvecia, 11 y 12 de Septiembre de 1998.

Chester-Jones, H., A. DiCostanzo, T. Peters, H. Rebhan, D. Schaefer, and D. Vermeire. 1998. Now there's dairy steers on the farm: What do you feed them? Proc. Tri-state Dairy Nutr. Conf. Grand Wayne Center, Ft. Wayne, IN, MI State, OH State, and Purdue Extension. Apr. 21-22. pp. 129-152.

Chester-Jones and P. Hoffman. 1998. Nutrition and management of dairy calves for heifer replacements or dairy-beef with an emphasis on pasture systems. In. Jornadas de Alimentacion en la Produccion Lechera. pp. 4-25. En El Marco del programma farmer to farmer de la organizacion companeros de Las Americas. Hotel Nirvana, Nineva Helvecia. 11 y 12 de Septiembre de 1998.

Kuehn, C.S., J.G. Linn, A. DiCostanzo, and H. Chester-Jones. 1998. Corn silage hybrids for dairy or beef cattle. Proc. 59th MN Nutr. Conf. and IPC Tech. Symp., Bloomington, MN. Sep. 21-23. pp. 105-120.

DiCostanzo, A., C.M. Zehnder, H. Chester-Jones, D.M. Ziegler, and R. Greenwald. 1997. Effect of dietary corn silage proportion on yearling steer performance and economic returns. MN Cattle Feeders Report B-442. pp. 14-20.

Chester-Jones, H. 1996. Heifer nutrition and management: Pre-calving transitional programs. Proc. Natl. Conf. on Calves, Heifers, and Dairy Profitability, Harrisburg, PA, NRAES, Coop. Ext., Ithaca, NY. Jan. 10-12. p. 274.

Chester-Jones, H. 1996. Pasture systems for raising heifer replacements. Proc. Natl. Conf. On Calves, Heifers, and Dairy Profitability, Harrisburg, PA, NRAES, Coop. Ext., Ithaca, NY. Jan. 10-12. pp. 187-207.

Chester-Jones, H. 1996. Use of animal plasma and red blood cell proteins for calf milk replacers. Ag Research Network Vol. 4, Issue 1, Winter, 1996. University of MN Southern Experiment Station, Waseca, MN.

Chester-Jones, H., and A. DiCostanzo. 1996. Holstein feeding programs, beef cattle management update. MN Extension Service. Issue 35, Feb. 1996.

Hoffman, P.C. and H. Chester-Jones. 1996. Managing pastures to optimize replacement heifer performance. Proc. Midwest Dairy Management Conf. Midwest Land Grant Univ. and the Dairy Industry, Minneapolis Convention Center, Aug. 28-29. pp. 77-96.

Chester-Jones, H. 1995. Strategies for feeding Holstein Steers. Proc. MN Cattle Feeders Day. pp. 32-50.

DiCostanzo, A., L.J. Johnston, B.W. Woodward, J.M. Cassady, and H. Chester-Jones. 1995. Evaluation of various ionophore inclusion strategies on steer performance during the growing phase. 1996 MN Cattle Feeders Rep. B-426. pp. 8-10. Dept. of Animal Science, MN Ext. Service, and College of Vet. Med., St. Paul, MN. Dec. 1995.

DiCostanzo, A.L., J. Johnston, B.W. Woodward, C.M. Zehnder, and H. Chester-Jones. 1995. Evaluation of various ionophore inclusion strategies on steer performance during the finishing phase. 1996 MN Cattle Feeders Report B-427. pp. 11-14. Dept. of Animal Science, MN Ext. Service, and College of Vet. Med., St. Paul, MN. Dec. 1995.

Chester-Jones, H., P.C. Hoffman, and A.L. Skidmore. 1993. Optimum heifer growth for production and profit. Proc. 54th MN Nutr. Conf., Bloomington, MN. pp. 133-162.

Lee, B.K., B.A. Crooker, L.B. Hansen, and H. Chester-Jones. 1994. Association of somatotropin (BST) polymorphisms with selection for milk yield by Holstein cows. 4th Annual New England Animal Biotechnology Symposium, Storrs, CT.

Chester-Jones, H. 1991. Influence of Holstein calf rations on performance and feeding efficiency. National Symposium on Holstein Beef Production, Harrisburg, PA. Feb. 13­15. pp. 115-125.

Chester-Jones, H. 1991. Postweaning nutrition management and facilities for light weight Holstein calves. Proc. Symp. The Dairy-Beef Animal: Meeting the Challenges from Birth to 350 Pounds, Arlington, WI. pp. 10-34.

Chester-Jones, H. and T.M. Peters. 1991. Feeding and managing light weight (weaning to 600 lbs) growing Holstein steers. Proc. 52nd MN Nutr. Conf., Bloomington, MN. pp. 93­116.

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Chester-Jones, H., D. Dean, D. Ziegler, and K. Halpin. 2015. Pre- and post-weaning performance and health of dairy calves fed milk replacers with plant and milk protein by-product sources balanced for selected amino acids. J. Dairy Sci. 98(Suppl.2):471. Abstr. T449.

Heins, B.J., J.C. Paulson, and H. Chester-Jones. 2015. Evaluation of forage quality of five grains for use in sprouted fodder production systems for organic dairy cattle. J. Dairy Sci. 98(Suppl. 2):206. Abstr. 64.

Jorgensen, M., A.A. Progar, S. Godden, H. Chester-Jones, A.M. de Passille, J. Rushen, and M. Endres. 2015. Risk factors for abnormal calf health scores on farms using automated feeders in the Midwest USA. J. Dairy Sci. 98(Suppl. 2):819. Abstr. 696.

Jorgensen, M., A.A. Progar, K. Janni, H. Chester-Jones, J. Salfer, and M. Endres. 2015. Housing and management practices on farms using automated calf feeders in the Midwestern United States.  J. Dairy Sci. 98(Suppl. 2):818. Abstr. 693.

Kienitz, M-A., Heins, B.J., and H. Chester-Jones. 2015. Growth and behavior of group-fed dairy calves fed once or twice daily in an organic production system. J. Dairy Sci. 98(Suppl. 2):109. Abstr. M285.

Maynou, G., D. Ziegler, H. Chester-Jones, A. Bach, and M. Terre. 2015. Effect of feeding calves waste milk on antibiotic resistance patterns of fecal Escherichia coli.  J. Dairy Sci. 98(Suppl. 2):106. Abstr. M268.

Thornsberry, M., S. Younker, D. Ziegler, H. Chester-Jones, and J. Linn. 2015. Pre- and post-weaning performance of dairy calves fed a milk-wheat-plasma protein milk replacer. J. Dairy Sci. 98(Suppl. 2):758. Abstr. W395.

Ziegler, D., H. Chester-Jones, D. Cook, and J. Olson. 2015. Pre- and post-weaning performance and health of dairy calves fed milk replacers vs. pasteurized waste milk.  J. Dairy Sci. 98(Suppl. 2):148. Abstr. M399.

Ziegler, B., D. Ziegler. H. Chester-Jones, D. Schimek, M. Raeth, and D. Cook. 2015. Pre- and post-weaning performance and health of dairy calves fed all-milk protein milk replacers or partially replacing milk protein with plasma and plant proteins in varying combinations. J. Dairy Sci. 98(Suppl. 2):471. Abstr. T451.

Ziegler, B., D. Ziegler, H. Chester-Jones, D. Schimek, and S. Schuling. 2015. Pre- and post-weaning performance of nursery calves offered texturized calf starters with varying protein levels for 56 days.  J. Dairy Sci. 98(Suppl. 2):148. Abstr. M398.

Chester-Jones, H., D. Dean. D. Ziegler. K. Halpin, M. Raeth-Knight, and D. Carlson. 2013. Performance and health of Holstein dairy calves fed Peptide Powder 80 or hydrolyzed wheat protein as alternative protein sources in milk replacers. J. Dairy Sci. 96(E-Suppl.1): 251. Abstr. W70.

Mousa, M., A. Seykora, H. Chester-Jones, D. Ziegler, and J. Cole. 2013. Heritability estimates of performance and health traits of Holstein calves. J. Dairy Sci. 96(E-Suppl.1):291. Abstr. W194.

Ziegler, D., B. Ziegler, H. Chester-Jones, D. Schimek, and M. Raeth-Knight. 2013. Impact of fiber and monensin in texturized calf starters when fed in the nursery phase on calf health and performance in both the nursery and grower phases. J. Dairy Sci. 96(E-Suppl.1):251. Abstr. W72.

Chester-Jones,  H., D.A. Vermeire, W.A. Brommelsiek, K. Brokken, G. Marx, and J.G. Linn. 2012. Effect of trace mineral source on reproduction and milk production in Holstein cows. Prof. Anim. Sci. Vol. 29, No. 3, 289-297.

Carlson, D., B. Ziegler, D. Schimek, M. Raeth-Knight, G. Golombeski, J. Linn, N. Litherland, D. Ziegler, and H. Chester-Jones. 2011. Effect of enhanced feeding rates of conventional milk replacer on pre- and post-weaning performance and health of dairy calves. J. Dairy Sci. 94 (E-Suppl. 1):122. Abstr. M334.

Golombeski, G.L., J. Linn, H. Chester-Jones, M. Socha, and M. Raeth-Knight. 2011. The effect of dietary trace minerals source and amount during the dry period on health and performance of the dam and progeny. J. Dairy Sci., Vol. 94, No. 5, Abstr. 64. (Invited ADSA Young Dairy Scholar.)

Manthey, A., D. Ziegler, H. Chester-Jones, M. Raeth-Knight, G. Golombeski, and J. Linn. 2011. Impact of free-choice or restricted water intake during pre-weaning and early post-weaning period on calf performance and health. J. Dairy Sci. 94 (E-Suppl. 1):262. Abstr. 294.  

Schimek, D., D. Ziegler, B. Ziegler, H. Chester-Jones, M. Raeth-Knight, and G. Golombeski. 2011. Performance of post-weaned Holstein heifers fed a grain mix with free choice hay or a total mixed ration (TMR) containing sweet corn cannery waste, hay, and dried distillers grains. J. Dairy Sci. 94 (E-Suppl. 1):105. Abstr. M283.

Shahid, M.Q., M.I. Endres, J.K. Reneau, R. Chebel, and H. Chester-Jones. 2011. Mortality patterns in Midwest DHIA herds. J. Dairy Sci. 94 (E-Suppl. 1):16. Abstr. M37.

Ziegler, D., H. Chester-Jones, A. Doering, D. Timmerman, M. Raeth-Knight, and G. Golombeski. 2011. Pre- and post-weaning performance and health of dairy heifer calves fed calf starters and grain mixes with glycerol as a replacement for corn. J. Dairy Sci. 94 (E-Suppl.1):106. Abstr. M285.

Litherland, N.B., D. Carlson, D. Ziegler, B. Ziegler, D. Schimek, M. Raeth-Knight, G. Golombeski, H. Chester-Jones, and J. Linn. 2010. Growth and health of calves pre- and post-weaning fed milk replacers with differing levels of neomycin sulfate and oxytetracycline. J. Anim. Sci. 88, E-Suppl. 2/ J. Dairy Sci. 93, E-Suppl. 1/ Poult. Sci. Vol. 89, E-Suppl. 1. p. 301. Abstr. 397.

Carlson, D., S. Hayes, B. Ziegler, R. Larson, M. Raeth-Knight, G. Golombeski, J. Linn, D. Ziegler, and H. Chester-Jones. 2009. Influence of altering conventional milk replacer feeding rate and protein source on pre- and post-weaning performance and health of dairy calves. J. Dairy Sci. 92(E-Suppl. 1):450. Abstr. W221.

Chester-Jones, H., S. Hayes, R. Larson, B. Ziegler, D. Ziegler, M. Raeth-Knight, G. Golombeski, and J. Linn. 2009. Performance and health of post weaned Holstein heifer calves from 9 to 25 weeks of age fed grain mixes containing varying levels of bovine spray dried plasma protein during the initial transition to group pens. J. Dairy Sci. 92(E-Suppl. 1):455. Abstr. W235.

Golombeski, G., M. Raeth-Knight, B. Ziegler, R. Larson, D. Ziegler, H. Chester-Jones, and J. Linn. 2009. Performance of post-weaned Holstein heifer calves fed grain mixes with glycerin as an energy source. J. Dairy Sci. 92(E-Suppl. 1):87. Abstr. M271.

Hayes, S., D. Carlson, D. Ziegler, M. Raeth-Knight, G. Golombeski, B. Ziegler, R. Larson, J. Linn, and H. Chester-Jones. 2009. Pre- and post weaning performance and health of heifer calves fed different levels of bovine spray dried animal plasma in a traditional milk replacer program J. Dairy Sci. 92(E-Suppl. 1):454. Abstr. W234.

Ziegler, D., R. Larson, B. Ziegler, M. Raeth-Knight, G. Golombeski, H. Chester-Jones, and J. Linn. 2009. Performance of post weaned Holstein heifer calves fed limit or free-choice pelleted grain mixes with two differing fiber levels along with free-choice hay. J. Dairy Sci. 92(E-Suppl. 1):455. Abstr. W236.

Chester-Jones, H., D. Ziegler, R. Larson, B. Ziegler, M. Raeth-Knight, and G. Golombeski. 2008. Performance and growth of young Holstein dairy heifers limit-fed diets based on body weight. J. Dairy Sci. 91(E-Suppl. 1): 466. Abstr. TH193.

Golombeski, G., S. Hayes, M. Raeth-Knight, B. Ziegler, R. Larson, D. Ziegler, H. Chester-Jones, and J. Linn. 2008. Pre- and post-weaning performance and health of calves fed milk replacers supplemented with trace minerals from differing sources. J. Dairy Sci. 91(E-Suppl. 1): 466. Abstr. TH194.

Hayes, S., B. Ziegler, R. Larson, D. Ziegler, H. Chester-Jones, M. Raeth-Knight, J. Linn, and G. Golombeski. 2008. Pre- and post-weaning performance and health of calves fed different milk replacer programs using non-medicated additives and different feeding rates. J. Dairy Sci. 91(E-Suppl. 1): 465. Abstr. TH189.

Johnson, D.G., C. Jergenson, and H. Chester-Jones. 2008. Group feeding dairy calves. J. Dairy Sci. 91(E-Suppl. 1): 464. Abstr. TH187.

Larson, R., B. Ziegler, M. Raeth-Knight, G. Golombeski, J. Linn, H. Chester-Jones, and D. Ziegler. 2008. Performance and growth of Holstein dairy heifers fed grain mixes supplemented with differing protein and non-protein nitrogen sources. J. Dairy Sci. 91(E-Suppl. 1): 466. Abstr. TH192.

Raeth-Knight, M. , B. Ziegler, R. Larson, S. Hayes, D. Ziegler, H. Chester-Jones, G. Golombeski, and J. Linn. 2008. Impact of an acidifier in milk replacer or calf starter on Holstein heifer performance and health. J. Dairy Sci. 91(E-Suppl. 1): 464. Abstr. TH188.

Ziegler, B., R. Larson, D. Ziegler, H. Chester-Jones, M. Raeth-Knight, G. Golombeski, and J. Linn. 2008. Pre- and post-weaning performance and health of calves fed texturized calf starters with different processed corn or on a different milk replacer feeding schedule. J. Dairy Sci. 91(E-Suppl. 1): 465. Abstr. TH190.

Ziegler, D., B. Ziegler, M. Raeth-Knight, R. Larson, G. Golombeski, J. Linn, and H. Chester-Jones. 2008. Performance of post weaned Holstein heifer calves transitioned to group housing using different management strategies while fed a common diet. J. Dairy Sci. 91(E-Suppl. 1): 465. Abstr. TH191.

Chester-Jones, H., D. Ziegler, R. Larson, B. Ziegler, J. Linn, M. Raeth-Knight, and G. Golombeski. 2007. Post weaning performance of Holstein dairy heifers fed diets differing in forage quality and supplemented with a low moisture block. J. Dairy Sci. 90 (Suppl. 1):553. Abstr. W282.

Hayes, S., B. Ziegler, R. Larson, H. Chester-Jones, D. Ziegler, J. Linn, M. Raeth-Knight, and G. Golombeski. 2007. Pre- and post weaning performance and health of dairy heifer calves fed milk replacers with different protein sources. J. Dairy Sci. 90 (Suppl. 1):114. Abstr. M348.

Ziegler, B., R. Larson, S. Hayes, H. Chester-Jones, D. Ziegler, J. Linn, M. Raeth-Knight, and G. Golombeski. 2007. Pre- and post weaning performance and health of dairy heifer calves fed milk replacers supplemented with oligosaccharides. J. Dairy Sci. 90 (Suppl. 1):113. Abstr. M347.

Ziegler, D., M. Raeth-Knight, J. Linn, G. Golombeski. R. Larson, B. Ziegler, and H. Chester-Jones. 2007. Performance of Holstein dairy heifers fed whole-shelled corn and protein pellet diets differing in protein levels. J. Dairy Sci. 90 (Suppl. 1):553. Abstr. W283.

Braman, B., S. Hayes, H. Chester-Jones, D. Ziegler, J. Linn, and B. Ziegler. 2006. Performance of dairy heifer calves fed milk replacers with equal protein and fat levels but utilizing different fat sources. J. Dairy Sci. 89 (Suppl. 1):365.

Chester-Jones, H., D. Ziegler, R. Larson, B. Ziegler, and J. Linn. 2006. Performance of Holstein dairy heifers full vs. limit fed whole-shelled corn and protein pellet diets differing in fiber levels. J. Dairy Sci. 89 (Suppl. 1):366.

Larson, R., B. Ziegler, J. Linn, D. Ziegler, and H. Chester-Jones. 2006. Performance of Holstein dairy heifers fed concentrate diets containing dried distillers grains or urea. J. Dairy Sci. 89 (Suppl. 1):365.

Ziegler, B., R. Larson, H. Chester-Jones, D. Ziegler, J. Linn, and S. Hayes. 2006. Pre- and post weaning performance of dairy heifers fed texturized or pelleted calf starters with or without intake enhancing flavors. J. Dairy Sci. 89 (Suppl. 1):365.

Linn, J., C. Soderholm, R. Larson, D. Ziegler, and H. Chester-Jones. 2005. Performance of Holstein heifer calves fed three different concentrate grower diets with free choice hay. J. Dairy Sci. 88 (Suppl. 1):175. Abstr. T173.

Wu, S.H., W.J. Weber, Y. Da, H. Chester-Jones, L.B. Hansen, Y.R. Bosiclair, and B.A. Crooker. 2005. Leptin gene polymorphisms and selection for milk yield in Holstein cows. J. Dairy Sci. 88 (Suppl. 1):170. Abstr. T155.

Ziegler, D., H. Chester-Jones, B. Ziegler, R. Larson, and J. Linn. 2005. Performance of Holstein heifer calves fed texturized calf starters varying in molasses level. J. Dairy Sci. 88 (Suppl. 1):175. Abstr. T175.

Ziegler, B, J. Linn, D. Ziegler, H. Chester-Jones, C. Soderholm, and S. Hayes. 2005. The effect of milk replacer protein, fat content, and feeding amount on performance of Holstein heifer calves. J. Dairy Sci. 88 (Suppl. 1):56. Abstr. M193.

Carriquiry, M., S.H. Wu, W.J. Weber, H. Chester-Jones, L.B. Hansen, and B.A. Crooker. 2004. Effect of selection for milk yield on hepatic prolactin receptor (PRLR) mRNA in Holstein cows. J. Dairy Sci. 87 (Suppl. 1):94. Abstr. 67.

Chester-Jones, H. 2004. Management and housing alternatives for the growing dairy heifer. Midwest ADSA NC-1119 Symposium – Dairy Replacement Profitability: Considerations for the Heifer Grower and Dairy Manager. J. Dairy Sci. 87 (Suppl. 1):14. Abstr. 56.

Kay, J.K., W.J. Weber, H. Chester-Jones, L.B. Hansen, D.E. Bauman, B.A. Crooker, and L.H. Baumgard. 2004. Effects of genetic selection for milk yield and stage of lactation on milk fatty acid profiles. FASEB J. 18(4-5).

Weber, W.J., L.H. Baumgard, H. Chester-Jones, L.B. Hansen, and B.A. Crooker. 2004. Effect of selection for milk yield on prolactin profiles in multiparous Holstein cows during the periparturient period. Biotech. Agron., Society and Environ. 8:31.

Wu, S.H., W.J. Weber, H. Chester-Jones, L.B. Hansen, and B.A. Crooker. 2004. Effects of intake, selection for milk yield, and bST administration on hepatic expression of insulin receptors and components of the somatotropic axis in growing Holstein heifers. J. Dairy Sci. 87 (Suppl. 1):364. Abstr. W205.

Luimes, P.H., E.H. Beaupre, J.H. White, W.J. Weber, H. Chester-Jones, L.B. Hansen, B.A. Crooker, and J.R. Knapp. 2003. The effect of phenotypic selection for milk production on hepatic expression of prolactin receptor. J. Dairy Sci. 86 (Suppl. 1):118. Abstr. 466.

Vicini, J.L., S.E. Bettis, C.R. Bilby, S.C. Denham, R.L. Hintz. J.L. Holst, E.D. Plunkett, B.A. Crooker, W.J. Weber, H. Chester-Jones, and M.E. Van Amburgh. 2003. Effects of feed management program and POSILAC on prepubertal growth rate of replacement heifers. J. Dairy Sci.86 (Suppl. 1):308. Abstr. W51.

Weber, W.J., S.J. Kolath, M.C. Lucy, H. Chester-Jones, L.B. Hansen, and B.A. Crooker. 2003. Effect of genetic potential for milk yield on the onset of reproductive activity and corpus luteum function in Holstein cows. J. Dairy Sci.86 (Suppl. 1):238. Abstr. T9.

Chester-Jones, H., J.G. Linn, G.D. Marx, W.G. Olson, M.C. Jacobsen, D M. Ziegler, K. Brokken, E.W. Bromelsiek, and D.A. Vermeire. 2002. Use of organically complexed trace minerals in lactating cow diets. J. Dairy Sci. 85 (Suppl. 1):365.

Rudstrom, M., H. Chester-Jones, R. Imdieke, D.G. Johnson, A. Singh, G. Cuomo, and M. Reese. 2002. A systems on farm comparison between confinement and management intensive grazing for dairy heifers. J. Dairy Sci. 85 (Suppl. 1):310.

Torbert, L.A., J.G. Linn, D.G. Johnson, G.J. Cuomo, H. Chester-Jones, and M.L. Raeth-Knight. 2002. Effects of raising regime on milk yield of primiparous cows. J. Dairy Sci. 85 (Suppl. 1):42. Abstr. 163.

Weber, W.J., C.R. Wallace, H. Chester-Jones, and B.A. Crooker. 2002. Serum insulin-like growth factor 1 and placental lactogen profiles in Holstein nulliparous and multiparous cows in early gestation. J. Dairy Sci. 85 (Suppl. 1):9.

Weber, W.J., S.H. Wu, H. Chester-Jones, L.B. Hansen, and B.A. Crooker. 2002. Effect of feed intake and genetic potential for milk yield on somatotropin (ST) response to growth hormone releasing factor (GRF) in Holstein heifers. J. Dairy Sci. 85 (Suppl. 1):337.

Wu, S.H., W.J. Weber, H. Chester-Jones, L.B. Hansen, and B.A. Crooker. 2002. Effect of feed intake, bST administration, and genetic potential for milk yield on hepatic IGF-I and growth hormone receptor mRNA in growing Holstein heifers. J. Dairy Sci. 85 (Suppl. 1):337.

Dahlen, C.R., K. Hachmeister, C.M. Zehnder, M. Dikeman, G.C. Lamb, L.R. Miller, H. Chester-Jones and A. DiCostanzo. 2001. Influence of feeding malting industry byproducts to feedlot cattle on longissimus muscle sensory traits. J. Anim. Sci. (Suppl. 1):64.

Allen, D.M., W.P. Hansen, H. Chester-Jones, J.G. Linn, and G.D. Marx. 2000. Effects of feeding Holstein calves a complete pelleted calf starter containing varying levels of alfalfa meal. Proc. Midwest ADSA/ASAS Sectional Mtg. p. 74. Abstr. 297.

Crooker, B.A., L.S. Ma, W.J. Weber, L.B. Hansen, and H. Chester-Jones. 2000. Effect of selection for milk yield on hepatic gene expression in the Holstein cow: the growth hormone (GH) receptor and insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I). J. Dairy Sci. 83 (Suppl. 1):205.

Heinrichs, J., P. Tozer, P. Hoffman, H. Chester-Jones, and M.A. Faust. 2000. Risk assessment of dairy heifer replacement options. Proc. ADSA/ASAS Sectional Mtg. p. 22. Abstr. 89.

Hoffman, P.C., L.M. Baumann, S.L. Denzine, M. Engstrom, and H. Chester-Jones. 2000. Effects of dietary energy and ionophore supplementation on frame growth, blood metabolites, and nitrogen balance in Holstein heifers. Proc. Midwest ADSA/ASAS Sectional Mtg. p. 62. Abstr. 251.

McMullen, J.A., J.H. White. J.R. Knapp, W.J. Weber, H. Chester-Jones, L.B. Hansen, and B.A. Crooker. 2000. Evaluation of insulin receptor mRNA levels at different days pre- and postpartum in liver tissue of genetically selected dairy cattle. J. Dairy Sci. 83 (Suppl. 1):206.

Quigley, J. D., C.A. Jaynes, M.L. Miller, H. Chester-Jones, G.D. Marx, and D.M. Allen. 2000. Intake, body weight gain and feed efficiency in calves fed milk replacer containing hydrolyzed red blood cells. Proc. Midwest ADSA/ASAS Sectional Mtg. p. 19. Abstr. 76.

Auza, N., W.G. Olson, M. Murphy, H. Chester-Jones, and J.G. Linn. 1999. An analyses of copper in dairy cattle in six geographical regions of Minnesota. J. Dairy Sci. 82 (Suppl. 1):Abstr.

Chester-Jones, H., J.G. Linn, D.G. Johnson, R.W. Briggs, D.M. Ziegler, and D. Jergenson. 1999. Use of high oil and high lysine corn in dairy-calf starter diets. Proc. Midwest ADSA/ASAS Sectional Mtg. Abstr. 271.

Hoffman, P.C., N.M. Brehm, H. Chester-Jones, and M. Engstrom. 1999. Effect of dietary protein content on frame growth, blood, metabolites, and nitrogen balance in Holstein heifers. Proc. Midwest ADSA/ASAS Sectional Mtg. Abstr. 272.

Weber, W.J., L.H. Baumgard, Q. Shi, H. Chester-Jones, L.B. Hansen, S.A. Zinn, and B.A. Crooker. 1999. Effect of selection for milk yield on somatotropin (ST) response to growth hormone releasing factor (GRF) in multiparous Holstein cows during the periparturient period. J. Dairy Sci. 82 (Suppl. 1):101.

Baumgard, L.H., W.J. Weber, H. Chester-Jones, L.B. Hansen, G.W. Kazmer, S.A. Zinn, and B.A. Crooker. 1998. Growth hormone response to growth hormone releasing factor by Holstein calves from genetic lines selected for milk yield. J. Dairy Sci. Vol. 81 (Suppl. 1):123.

Bethard, G.L., M. L. McGilliard, R.E. James, H. Chester-Jones, and J.G. Linn. 1998. Equations to predict dry matter intake, body weight and first lactation milk yield of Holstein heifers in a microcomputer simulation. 1998. J. Dairy Sci. Vol. 81 (Suppl. 1):260.

Bleck, G.T., M.B. Wheeler, L.B. Hansen, H. Chester-Jones, and D.J. Miller. 1998. Lactose synthase components in milk: Levels of α-lactalbumin and β1, 4-galactosyltransferase in milk of cows from various breeds and at various stages of lactation. J. Dairy Sci. Vol. 81 (Suppl. 1):210.

DiCostanzo, A., C.M. Zehnder, H. Chester-Jones, D.M. Ziegler, and R. Greenwald. 1998. Effects of dietary corn silage proportions on yearling steer performance and economic returns. Proc. Midwest ASAS/ADSA Sectional Mtg. Abstr. 87.

Heinrichs, A.J. and H. Chester-Jones. 1998. Aspects of nutrition and management on dairy heifer calves with implications to growth, health, and productivity. Proc. Midwest ASAS/ADSA Sectional Mtg. p. 42. Abstr. 53.

Lucy, M.C., W.J. Weber, L.H. Baumgard, B.S. Seguin, A.T. Koenigsfeld, L.B. Hansen, H. Chester-Jones, and B.A. Crooker. 1998. Reproductive endocrinology of lactating dairy cows selected for increased milk production. 1998. J. Dairy Sci. Vol. 81 (Suppl. 1):246.

Weber, W.J., C.R. Wallace, H. Chester-Jones, L.B. Hansen, and B.A. Crooker. 1998. Serum insulin-like growth factor-I and placental lactogen profiles in Holstein cows from genetic lines selected for milk yield. J. Dairy Sci. Vol. 81 (Suppl. 1):378.

Chester-Jones, H., J.G. Linn, D.M. Ziegler, and M. Engstrom. 1997. Determination of the caloric equivalency of an ionophore in dairy heifer diets. J. Dairy Sci. 80 (Suppl. 1):216.

Lee, B.K., B.A. Guerra, B.A. Crooker, L.B. Hansen, and H. Chester-Jones. 1997. Effect of selection for milk yield on distribution of PCR-RFLP genotypes of the ß-lactoglobulin gene on Holstein cows. J. Dairy Sci. 80 (Suppl. 1):284.

Bach, A., I.K. Yoon, M.D. Stern, H.G. Jung, and H. Chester-Jones. 1996. Effects of type of energy supplementation for lush pasture on microbial fermentation in continuous culture. J. Anim. Sci. 74 (Suppl. 1):88.

Chester-Jones, H., H. Rebhan, and D.M. Ziegler. 1996. High energy no-roughage programs for feedlot Holstein steers: An assessment of performance and economic efficiencies. J. Anim. Sci. 74 (Suppl. 1):43.

Ziegler, D.M., H. Chester-Jones, P. Casey, W.P. Hansen, D.E. Otterby, J.M. Akayezu, G.D. Marx, and M.C. Jacobson. 1996. Use of spray-dried animal red blood cells as a protein source in milk replacers fed to Holstein calves. J. Dairy Sci. 79 (Suppl. 1):225.

Chester-Jones, H., M.D. Stern, D.M. Ziegler, M.I. Endres, and H. Mansfield. 1995. Performance of male Holstein calves fed diets containing soybean meal (S M) or calcium ligno-sulfate treated SBM with/without soyhulls as partial replacement for corn grain. J. Dairy Sci. 78 (Suppl. 1):213.

Starkenburg, R.J., L.B. Hansen, M.E. Kehrli, Jr., and H. Chester-Jones. 1995. Allelic frequencies of BoLA-Class II-BRB3.2 for Holstein females from a selection line for yield versus a 1964 control population. J. Dairy Sci. 78 (Suppl. 1):192.

Ziegler, D.M., H. Chester-Jones, P.C. Ostby, and D.J. Kirk. 1995. Effect of daily nutritional fortification of waste milk or non-medicated milk replacer on performance and health of dairy calves from 3 to 42 days old. J. Dairy Sci. 78 (Suppl. 1):242.

Chester-Jones, H., J.E. Pettigrew, C. Chung, V. Eidman, L. Jacobson, and S.G. Cornelius. 1994. Response of growing-finishing pigs to varying dietary lysine and supplemental fat levels. J. Anim. Sci. 72 (Suppl. 1):219.

Chester-Jones, H., D.M. Ziegler, T.A. Scott, and D.K. Kirk. 1994. Effect of daily nutritional fortification of waste milk on performance and health of dairy calves from 3 to 42 days old. J. Dairy Sci. 77 (Suppl. 1):88.

Chung, C., V. Eidman, J.E. Pettigrew, H. Chester-Jones, and J. Kusina. 1994. Testing an exponential pig growth response function against quadratic specification. J. Anim. Sci. 72 (Suppl. 1):221.

Lee, B.K., B.A. Crooker, L.B. Hansen, and H. Chester-Jones. 1994. Polymorphism in the third intron of somatotropin (BST) gene and its association with selection for milk yield in Holstein cows. J. Dairy Sci. 77 (Suppl. 1):316.

Chester-Jones, H. and D.M. Ziegler. 1993. Effect of winter housing type on performance of dairy calves from birth to 7 weeks of age. Proc. Midwestern ASAS Sectional Mtg. Abstr. 43.

Jones, W.P., L.B. Hansen, and H. Chester-Jones. 1993. Health costs of a genetic control population versus a line selected only for milk yield. J. Dairy Sci. 76 (Suppl. 1):252.

Lee, B.K., B.A. Crooker, and H. Chester-Jones. 1993. Body composition of Holstein heifers from 4 to 12 months of age: comparison of deuterium oxide (D20) and direct chemical methods. J. Dairy Sci. 76 (Suppl. 1):222.

Lee, B.K., G.F. Lin, B.A. Crooker, M.P. Murtaugh, L.B. Hansen, and H. Chester-Jones. 1993. Association of somatotropin (BST) gene polymorphism with selection for milk yield in Holstein cows. J. Dairy Sci. 76 (Suppl. 1):149.

Weber, W.J., B.A. Crooker, R.S. Frey, H. Chester-Jones, and L.B. Hansen. 1993. Effect of selection for milk yield on circulating insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-1) in Holstein heifers. J. Dairy Sci. 76 (Suppl. 1):287.

Chester-Jones, H., L.J. Johnston, J.C. Meiske, R.J. Vatthauer, and B.T. Larson. 1992. Feedlot performance and carcass quality of Holstein steers marketed at different weights and housed in manure scrape or cold slatted-floor barns. Proc. Midwestern ASAS Sectional Mtg. Abstr. 30.

Jones, W.P., L.B. Hansen, and H. Chester-Jones. 1992. Health costs of a genetic control population versus daughters of highest AI bulls for transmitting milk yield. J. Dairy Sci. 75 (Suppl. 1):146.

Lee, B.K., B.A. Crooker, and H. Chester-Jones. 1992. Body composition of Holstein heifers from 4 to 12 months of age: comparison of urea dilution and direct chemical composition. J. Anim. Sci. 70 (Suppl. 1):197.

Wilson, M.E., J.E. Pettigrew, L.J. Johnston, and H. Chester-Jones. 1992. Potential of adding B-vitamins in diets of weanling pigs on growth rate. Proc. Midwestern ASAS Sectional Mtg. Abstr.

Wilson, M.E., J.E. Pettigrew, G.C. Shurson, L.J. Johnston, H. Chester-Jones, and J.D. Jones. 1992. Effect of additional B vitamins in complex diets containing porcine plasma proteins and milk products, or in simple diets, on growth of weanling pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 70 (Suppl. 1):233.

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Reviews

Bloom, P.R., H.T. Gollany, A. Lewandowski, N.C. Hansen, D. Allan, J. Strock, H. Chester-Jones, J. Moncrief, D. Mulla, M. Schmitt, M. Zumwinkle, and H.H. Cheng. 1999. Summary of the literature related to soils. Section I, 52 p. In Generic Environmental Impact Statement Related to Animal Agriculture: A Summary of the Literature Related to the Social, Environmental, Economic, and Health Effects. Prepared for the Minnesota Environmental Quality Board, Minnesota's Bookstore, St. Paul, MN.

Crooker, B., D. Halvorson, R. Moon, C. Phillips, S. Noll, L. Johnston, J. Reneau, H. Chester-Jones, M. Hathaway, S. Goyal, K. Janni, C. Pijoan, T. Shields, B. Stromberg, C. Patterson, S. Dee, T. Blaha, and S. Wells. 1999. Summary of the literature related to animal agriculture health. Section L, 158 p. In Generic Environmental Impact Statement Related to Animal Agriculture: A summary of the literature related to the Social, Environmental, Economic, and Health Effects. Prepared for the Minnesota Environmental Quality Board, Minnesota's Bookstore, St. Paul, MN.

Moncrief, J., D.J. Mulla, H.H. Cheng, N.S. Eash, N.C. Hansen, J.S. Stock, M.A. Schmitt, G.W. Randall, H. Chester-Jones, C.J. Rosen, A. DiCostanzo, C.J. Clanton, P.R. Bloom, P.R. Goodrich, C.C. Sheaffer, T.L. Richard, M.P. Russelle, D. Ginting, and M. Mozaffar. 1999. A summary of the literature related to manure and crop nutrients. Section J. In Generic Environmental Impact Statement Related to Animal Agriculture: A Summary of the Literature Related to the Social, Environmental, Economic, and Health Effects. Prepared for the Minnesota Environmental Quality Board, Minnesota's Bookstore, St. Paul, MN.

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Extension Education Materials (Manuals, Bulletins, Videos, DVDs, etc.)

Heinrichs, J. and H. Chester-Jones. 2007. Domain Leaders - Calf and Heifers. A national web-based resource targeted to meet the educational and decision-making needs of dairy producers allied industry partners, extension employees, and consumers by providing science-based, peer-reviewed information and learning opportunities. DAIReXNET (www.extension.org) under "Dairy Cattle".

Chester-Jones, H., R. Bowman, D. Johnson, M. Rudstrom, R. Imdieke, and W. Wayne. 2006. Roger goes grazing: Part I. 30-min. DVD. Minnesota Whole-Farm Management Strategies Educational Video Series.

Rudstrom, M., H. Chester-Jones, R. Bowman, D. Johnson, R. Imdieke, and W. Wayne. 2006. Roger goes grazing: Part II. 30-min. DVD. Minnesota Whole-Farm Management Strategies Educational Video Series.

Allen, D., J. Annexstad,  J. Beisker, J. Cassidy, H. Chester-Jones, A. Dincessen, S. Godden, B. Groen, M. Fahning, K. Janni, C. Kuehn, J. Linn, H. Maiga, T. Nennich, V. Oraskovich, M. Raeth-Knight, J. Salfer, B. Visser, and G. Weis. 2001. Calf management: Birth to 60 Days of Age.

Chester-Jones, H., D.M. Schaefer, S. Lane, B. McKee, J. Bonner, D. Baade, R. Riggs, P.T. Anderson, and J.M. Lawrence. 1991. Holstein-beef production script: Raising Holstein calves from birth to 350 lb. 25-min. Video.

Schaefer, D.M., H. Chester-Jones, B. McKee, P.T. Anderson, J.W. Lawrence, R. Epley, J. Bonner, D. Baade, and R. Riggs. 1991. Holstein-beef production script: Finishing Holstein steers. 25-min. Video.

Chester-Jones, H. and B. Mckee. 1985-1989. Produced fourteen 5-min. videos on aspects of livestock. Shown on Mankato Farming Today Show, KROC TV Channel 12. Weekly at 12:30 p.m.

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Popular Press (Citations & Authorship)

Chester-Jones, H. 2006. A positive outlook for marketing the dairy industry in the 21st century. University of MN Dairy Connection. In Dairy Star. May 6.

Chester-Jones, H. 2006. Grain mix options with hay for dairy heifers 9-25 weeks of age. University of MN Dairy Connection. In Dairy Star. Feb. 11.

Chester-Jones, H. 2005. Knowing costs of raising heifer replacements, identify critical control points for savings. University of MN Dairy Connection. In Dairy Star. Sep. 24.

Chester-Jones, H. 2005. Perspectives of dairy calf nutrition and health. University of MN Dairy Connection. In Dairy Star. Nov. 26.

Chester-Jones, H. 2005. Should we pay attention to photoperiod manipulation in dairy heifer calves as we have done for the dairy milking herd? Frontline Newsletter, Milk Products, Chilton, WI.

Chester-Jones, H. 2005. Use of wet gluten feed, feeding management, attention to detail equals success for Waseca family. Minnesota Farm Guide. Jul. 7. p. 51. www.minnesotafarmguide.com/articles/2005/07/07/ag_news/livestock_news/live01.txt

Chester-Jones, H. and N. Broadwater. 2005. Attention to feed bunk management can improve the bottom-line for growing dairy heifers. Dairy Star May 20, 2005 (Dairy Team).

Chester-Jones, H. 1992. Comparing bedding alternatives. Dairy Update. In The Farmer. Feb. 1. p. 32.

Chester-Jones, H. 1991. From canary cages to dairy stalls... Newspaper makes good bedding. In Growthlines, Roche Animal Health and Nutrition, Nutley, NJ. p. 1.

1985-90: Eleven articles and citations in newspapers or popular press. Includes 1988 75th Anniversary Issue of Waseca County News - Supplement for the Southern Experiment Station, Waseca, MN.

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