William Weiss

William Weiss
314 Gerlaugh Hall, Wooster, OH 44691
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William Weiss, "Nutrition and mastitis: more than just minerals and vitamins" Proc DIGAL Conference 2011.
William Weiss, "Optimizing and evaluating dry matter intake of dairy cows" Proceeding 2nd International Symposium on Dairy Cattle Nutrition and Milk Quality 2011.
William Weiss, "Oxidative stress during the life cycle of animals" Proc East Canada Nutrition Conf 2011.
W. P. Weiss, "Feeding in today’s economy." Tri-State Dairy Nutr. Conf. 2010.
W.P. Weiss, "Does nutrition affect immune function and mastitis in dairy cows?" Pacific Northwest Nutrition Conference 2010.
W.P. Weiss, "Refining the net energy system." Advances in Dairy Technology (Proc. Western Canada Dairy Seminar) 2010.
W.P. Weiss, "Feeding strategies to decrease manure output of dairy cows." Advances in Dairy Technology (Proc. Western Canada Dairy Seminar) 2010.
Weiss, W.P., and N.R. St-Pierre, "Impact and management of variability in feed and diet composition" Proc. Tri-state Dairy Nutrition Conference 2009.
Weiss, W.P., "Update on vitamins" Proc. Liquid Feed Symp. AFIA 2009.
Weiss, W.P., "Tolerancia de los animales a los minerales (Mineral Tolerances of Dairy Cows)" Congress of Argentina de Empresas de Nutricion Animal 2009.

Journal Articles

McBeth,L,R; St-Pierre,N,R; Shoemaker,D,E; Weiss,W,P, "Effects of transient changes in silage dry matter concentration on lactating dairy cows" JOURNAL OF DAIRY SCIENCE 96 6 (2013) 3924-3935
Weiss,W,P; Shoemaker,D,E; McBeth,L,R; St-Pierre,N,R, "Effects on lactating dairy cows of oscillating dietary concentrations of unsaturated and total long-chain fatty acids" JOURNAL OF DAIRY SCIENCE 96 1 (2013) 506-514
Weiss,W,P, "Use of a corn milling product in diets for dairy cows to alleviate milk fat depression" JOURNAL OF DAIRY SCIENCE 95 4 (2012) 2081-2090
Weiss WP; Steinberg W; Engstrom MA, "Milk production and nutrient digestibility by dairy cows when fed exogenous amylase with coarsely ground dry corn." Journal Of Dairy Science 94 5 (2011)
Schuenemann GM; Eastridge ML; Weiss WP; Workman JD; Bas S; Rajala-Schultz P, "Dairy nutrition management: Assessing a comprehensive continuing education program for veterinary practitioners." Journal Of Dairy Science 94 5 (2011)
Weiss WP; Pinos-Rodríguez JM; Wyatt DJ, "The value of different fat supplements as sources of digestible energy for lactating dairy cows." Journal Of Dairy Science 94 2 (2011)
Weiss, W. P., J. M. Pinos-Rodriguez, and M. T. Socha., "Effects of feeding supplemental organic iron to late gestation and early lactation dairy cows." J. Dairy Sci. 93 (2010) 2153-2160
Lascano, G. J., G. I. Zanton, A. J. Heinrichs, and W. P. Weiss., "Technical note: A noninvasive urine collection device for female cattle: Modification of the urine cup collection method." J. Dairy Sci. 93:2691 (2010) 2691-2694
St-Pierre, N.R., and W.P. Weiss, "Technical Note: Designing and analyzing quantitative factorial experiments." J. Dairy Sci 92 (2009) 4581-4588
Weiss, W. P.; Hogan, J. S.; Wyatt, D. J., "Relative bioavailability of all-rac and Rrr vitamin E based on neutrophil function and total alpha-tocopherol and isomer concentrations in periparturient dairy cows and their calves" Journal of Dairy Science 92 2 (2009) 720-731


"Nutritional impacts on immune function." InJoint Annual Meeting ADSA/ASAS. New Orleans: 2011.
"Oxidative stress in the lifecycle of animals." InEast Canada Nutrition Conference. Montreal: 2011.
"Factors affecting dry matter intake by dairy cows." In2nd International Symposium on Dairy Cattle Nutrition and Milk Quality. Beinjing: 2011.
"Nutrition and cow health." InDairy Cattle Nutrition Symposium. Toreon: 2011.
"Antioxidant for dairy cattle." InShur-Gain Dairy Symposium. Stratford: 2010.
"Controlling feed costs on dairy farms." InAgri-Basics Annual Dairy Meeting. New Holland: 2010.
"Controlling feed costs." InMid-Atlantic Extension Educators Conference. Wilkes-Barre: 2010.
"Does nutrition affect immunity and mastitis." InPacific Northwest Nutrition Conference. Vancouver: 2010.
"Factors affecting digestibility of nutrients by dairy cows." InSouthern States Techical Symposium. Raleigh: 2010.
"Using the Cow-Jones Index to evaluate dairy profitability.." InMid-Atlantic Extension Educators Conference. Wilkes-Barre: 2010.

Technical Reports

W.P. Weiss, "Use of copper sulfate in footbaths" 2010.
W.P. Weiss, M.L. Eastridge, "Can I reduce costs by limit feeding dairy heifers" 2010.
W.P. Weiss, "Harvesting and storing corn silage" 2010.
W. P. Weiss, "Energy balance and mastitis; possible links" 2010.
Weiss, W.P., "Corn silage harvest" 2009.
Weiss, W.P., "Molds and mycotoxins" 2009.
Course number Course title Units Semesters offered
ANIMSCI 8801 Macronutrients - Lipids and Energy Balance 3 Spring
ANIMSCI 8998 Thesis Research 1-15 Autumn, Spring, Summer