Recent Publications

Journal Articles

Middleton, E.L., T. Minela, M. Ahearne, H. Arnold and J. R. Pursley. 2022. Dairy heifers have conceptus attachment earlier compared to lactating dairy cows. JDS Communications. Vol. 1, Issue 4, P291-295, July 1.

Ruebel ML, Martins LR, Schall PZ, Pursley JR, Latham KE. 2022. Effects of early lactation body condition loss in dairy cows on serum lipid profiles and on oocyte and cumulus cell transcriptomes. J Dairy Sci. 2022 Oct;105(10):8470-8484. doi: 10.3168/jds.2022-21919. Epub 2022 Aug 6. PMID: 35940920.

Fricke, P.M., M. C. Wiltbank and J. R. Pursley. 2022. Mini Review: The high fertility cycle. JDS Communications, Vol.3.

Santos, A, T. Minela, J. Branen, and J. R. Pursley. 2022. Time to increase in PSPB following AI is a direct determinant of subsequent pregnancy loss in lactating dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. Accepted for publication.

Minela, A. Santos, E. J. Schuurmans, E. L. Middleton, and J. R. Pursley. 2021. The effect of a double dose of cloprostenol sodium on luteal blood flow and pregnancy rates per AI in lactating dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 104:12105-12116.

Martins, J. P. N., M. J. T. Acevedo, C. Piterini, T. O. Cunha and J. R. Pursley. 2021. Effect of PGFtreatments during early corpus luteum development on circulating concentrations of progesterone and ovulation in breeding age Holstein heifers. Theriogenology Jun 5;173:12-18. doi: 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2021.06.002.

Minela, T, and J. R. Pursley. 2021. Effect of cloprostenol sodium dose on luteal blood flow and volume measurements in Holstein heifers that had both early- and mid-cycle corpora lutea. J. Dairy Sci. Jun 5;173:12-18. doi: 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2021.06.002.

Pursley, J. R. and E. L. Middleton. 2020. Getting Your Herd into a High Fertility Cycle. Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council Conference. Electronic proceedings P. 75.

Fricke, Paul M., Milo C. Wiltbank, and J. Richard Pursley. 2020. The high fertility cycle. American Association of Bovine Practitioners Annual Meeting. Proceedings. Vol. 53 No. 2 P. 85-88.

Middleton, E. L., and J. R. Pursley. 2019. Blood samples before and after embryonic attachment accurately determines non-pregnant lactating dairy cows at 24 d post-AI using the BioPRYN test for PSPB. J. Dairy Sci. Aug:102(8):7550-7575.

Middleton, E. L., T. Minela, and J. R. Pursley. 2019. The High Fertility Cycle: How timely pregnancies in one lactation lead to less body condition loss, fewer health issues, greater fertility, and reduced pregnancy losses in the next lactation. J. Dairy Sci. June;102(6):5577-5587.