Aalhus, Jennifer, Ph.D.

Research Scientist


Contact Information:

6000 C and E Trail
Lacombe, Alberta T4L 1W1
Telephone: 403-782-8116
Fax: 403-782-6120
Email: jennifer.aalhus@agr.gc.ca

Areas of Expertise:

  • tenderness
  • food quality and nutrition - 420
  • animal growth and development
  • alternative livestock
  • beef
  • meat quality
  • pork

Current Projects:

  • Determination of classification standards for cull cows to improve boxed beef specifications and determination of muscle specific value added strategies to improve carcass value of cull cows.
  • Increasing bioactive lipid content in beef through pasture and feedlot management strategies
  • Increasing bioactive lipid content in beef through pasture and feedlot management strategies.

Research Publications:

The links below lead to abstracts with access to full text.

2017

2016

  • Ding, C., Rodas-González, A. R., López-Campos, Ó., Galbraith, J., Juárez, M., Larsen, I. L., ... & Aalhus, J. L. (2016). Effects of electrical stimulation on meat quality of bison striploin steaks and ground patties. Canadian Journal of Animal Science, 96(1), 79-89.
  • Soladoye, O. P., Campos, Ó. L., Aalhus, J. L., Gariépy, C., Shand, P., & Juárez, M. (2016). Accuracy of dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) in assessing carcass composition from different pig populations. Meat Science, 121, 310-316.
  • Vahmani, P., Meadus, W.J., Uttaro, B., Lopez-Campos, O., Mapiye, C., Rolland, D.C., Caine, W.R., Aalhus, J.L. and Dugan, M.E.R. 2016. Effects of feeding beef fat enriched with polyunsaturated fatty acid biohyrogenation products to pigs. Can. J. Anim. Sci. 96:95-99.

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

Other Science Related Publications:

2016

  • Ó. López-Campos, I. Larsen, N. Prieto, M. Juárez, M.E.R. Dugan, J.L. Aalhus, Evaluation of total and saleable meat yield prediction equations in beef, Meat Science, Volume 112, 2016, Page 180, ISSN 0309-1740, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.meatsci.2015.08.190. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0309174015003290)
  • O.P. Soladoye, Ó. López Campos, J.L. Aalhus, N. Prieto, C. Gariépy, P.J. Shand, M. Juárez, Evaluating the accuracy of dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) in predicting carcass composition from varying pig populations, Meat Science, Volume 112, 2016, Page 185, ISSN 0309-1740, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.meatsci.2015.08.195. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0309174015003344)
  • Vahmani, P., D. C. Rolland, T. A. McAllister, H. C. Block, S. D. Proctor, L. L. Guan, N. Prieto, J. L. Aalhus, and M. E. R. Dugan. 2016. 1306 Feeding steers extruded flaxseed and hay in a total mixed ration or sequentially can have substantial effects on beef fat polyunsaturated fatty acids and biohydrogenation intermediates.. J. Anim. Sci. 94(Suppl5):629-630. doi:10.2527/jam2016-1306

2015

  • Basarab, J.A., Baron, V.S., McKeown, L.E., Juárez, M., Larsen, I.L., Akanno, E.C., Stothard, P., Plastow, G., and Aalhus, J.L. (2015). "Relationships between feed efficiency, carcass quality and meat quality in longissimus steaks from slaughter heifers and steers.", 2nd Symposium of Animal Evaluation and Meat Quality in Pirassununga/SP/Brazil, September 21, 2015.
  • Davidson, J., Ruan, E.D., Raines, C., Plautz, C., Juárez, M., Jørgensen, N., Aalhus, J.L., Good, C., and Summerfelt, S.T. (2015). "The effect of native freshwater snails Physa gyrina on biofilm growth and off-flavor compounds (geosmin and 2-methylisoborneol) in experimental reuse systems culturing rainbow trout.", World Aquaculture Society Meeting, Jeju, South Korea, May 26-30, 2015. (Abstract)
  • López-Campos, Ó., Aalhus, J.L., Prieto, N., Larsen, I.L., Juárez, M., and Basarab, J.A. (2015). "Chronological vs. physiological age indicators in beef cattle: Effects of the production system and growth promotants.", Meat Science, 99, pp. 146. doi : 10.1016/j.meatsci.2014.07.013 (Abstract)
  • López-Campos, Ó., Aalhus, J.L., and Delaloye, C. (2015). "Measuring the Canadian beef advantage: Development and validation of a new platform technology for non-invasive carcass fat and lean predictions in beef cattle. BCRC Industry Factsheet." (Factsheet)
  • López-Campos, Ó., Larsen, I.L., Prieto, N., Juárez, M., and Aalhus, J.L. (2015). "Using Dual Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry technology for rapid and non-invasive fat and lean predictions in beef carcasses.", Meat Science, 99, pp. 144. doi : 10.1016/j.meatsci.2014.07.015 (Abstract)
  • López-Campos, Ó., Larsen, I.L., Prieto, N., Juárez, M.L., Dugan, M.E.R, and Aalhus, J.L. (2015). "Evaluation of the total and saleable beef yield prediction equations and dual energy x-ray absorptiometry for a rapid, non-invasive yield prediction in beef.", 61st International Congress of Meat Science and Technology, Clermont-Ferrand, France, August 23-28, 2015. (Abstract)
  • López-Campos, Ó., Larsen, I.L., Prieto, N., Juárez, M.L., Dugan, M.E.R, and Aalhus, J.L. (2015). "Evaluation of total and saleable meat yield prediction equations in beef.", Meat Science. (Abstract)
  • López-Campos, Ó., Larsen, I.L., Prieto, N., Juárez, M.L., Juárez, M., Dugan, M.E.R, Uttaro, B., and Aalhus, J.L. (2015). "Evaluation of the Canadian and U.S. beef yield equations.", CMSA, Ottawa, Canada, May, 2015. (Abstract)
  • Li, C., Ekine-Dzivenu, C., Chen, L., Vinsky, M.D., Basarab, J.A., Aalhus, J.L., Dugan, M.E.R, and Fitzsimmons, C.J. (2015). "Heritability estimates and accuracy of predicting direct genomic breeding values for fatty acid composition of beef cattle.", CASA. (Abstract)
  • Narvaez-Bravo, C., Rodas-Gonzalez, A., Ding, C., Ye, J., López-Campos, Ó., Galbraith, J., Siegel, D., and Aalhus, J.L. (2015). "Effects of novel nitrite packaging film on the microbiological flora of bison strip-loin steaks.", Reciprocal Meat Conference, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA, June 14-18, 2015. (Abstract)
  • Prieto, N., Juárez, M., Dugan, M.E.R, Zijlstra, R.T., and Aalhus, J.L. (2015). "Near Infra-red spectroscopy on ears to classify pigs based on carcass and meat composition.", 61st International Congress of Meat Science and Technology, Clermont-Ferrand, France, August 23-28, 2015.
  • Prieto, N., Juárez, M., Dugan, M.E.R, Zijlstra, R.T., and Aalhus, J.L. (2015). "Near infrared spectroscopy on ears to classify pigs based on carcass and fat composition.", 2015 Conference of the Canadian Society of Animal Science and the Canadian Meat Council, Ottawa, Canada, May 6-8, 2015. (Abstract)
  • Prieto, N., Juárez, M., Dugan, M.E.R, Zijlstra, R.T., and Aalhus, J.L. (2015). "The potential for near infrared spectroscopy on ears to predict body and fat composition post-slaughter.", Banff Pork Seminar 2015, Banff, AB, Canada, January 20-22, 2015.
  • Prieto, N., Juárez, M., Dugan, M.E.R, Zijlstra, R.T., and Aalhus, J.L. (2015). "The potential for near infrared spectroscopy on ears to predict body and fat composition post-slaughter.", Banff Pork Seminar, Banff, Canada, January, 2015. (Presentation)
  • Prieto, N., Juárez, M., Zijlstra, R.T., López-Campos, Ó., and Aalhus, J.L. (2015). "Rapid authentication of enhanced quality pork by visible and near infrared spectroscopy.", Meat Science, 99, pp. 149. doi : 10.1016/j.meatsci.2014.07.010 (Abstract)
  • Prieto, N., López-Campos, Ó., Zijlstra, R.T., and Aalhus, J.L. (2015). "Beef dark cutter segregation by visible and near infrared spectroscopy.", Meat Science, 99, pp. 147. doi : 10.1016/j.meatsci.2014.07.012 (Abstract)
  • Roy, B.C., Aalhus, J.L., Basarab, J.A., Larsen, I.L., and Bruce, H.L. (2015). "Relationship between meat quality and collagen crosslink concentrations in beef from calf-fed, yearling-fed and mature cattle.", Meat Science, 99, pp. 142. doi : 10.1016/j.meatsci.2014.07.017 (Abstract)
  • Soladoye, P.O., Aalhus, J.L., López-Campos, Ó., Prieto, N., Uttaro, B., Dugan, M.E.R, Gariépy, C., Zhang, H., Ye, J., Shand, P.J., and Juárez, M. (2015). "Alternative management strategies for pork differentiation in Canada.", Banff Pork Seminar 2015, Banff, AB, Canada, January 20-22, 2015.
  • Soladoye, P.O., López-Campos, Ó., Aalhus, J.L., Prieto, N., Gariépy, C., Shand, P.J., and Juárez, M. (2015). "Accuracy of Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) in assessing carcass composition from different pig populations.", Banff Pork Seminar 2015, Banff, AB, Canada, January 20-22, 2015.
  • Soladoye, P.O., López-Campos, Ó., Aalhus, J.L., Prieto, N., Gariépy, C., Shand, P.J., and Juárez, M. (2015). "Evaluating the accuracy of Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) in predicting carcass composition from varying pig populations.", Canadian Meat Science Association (CMSA) and Canadian Meat Council (CMC) 2015 Annual Conference and Technical Symposium, Ottawa, Canada, May, 2015.
  • Soladoye, P.O., Shand, P.J., Gariépy, C., Aalhus, J.L., and Juárez, M. (2015). "Effect of cooking method and storage time on lipid oxidation and sensory attributes of bacon.", 61st International Congress of Meat Science and Technology (ICoMST), Clermont-Ferrand, France, August 23-28, 2015.
  • Vahmani, P., Meadus, W.J., Uttaro, B., López-Campos, Ó., Mapiye, C., Rolland, D.C., Caine, W.R., Aalhus, J.L., and Dugan, M.E.R (2015). "Effects of feeding beef fat from different body locations, and with different enrichments of biohydrogenation products on barrow performance, meat quality and body composition.", Banff Pork Seminar, Banff, Canada, January, 2015. (Presentation)

2014

  • Chen, L., Vinsky, M.D., Ekine, C., Basarab, J.A., Aalhus, J.L., Dugan, M.E.R, Curtis, J., Fitzsimmons, C.J., Stothard, P., and Li, C. (2014). "Genomic prediction of direct genomic breeding values for fatty acid concentrations in subcutaneous adipose and longissimus lumborum muscle of beef cattle.", Livestock Gentec 5th Annual conference, Edmonton, AB, Canada, August 12-14, 2014. (Poster)
  • Davidson, J., Schrader, K., Swift, B., Ruan, E.D., Aalhus, J.L., Juárez, M., Good, C., Wolters, W., Burr, G., and Summerfelt, S.T. (2014). "Evaluating standard operating procedures to mitigate off-flavor from atlantic salmon salmo salar cultured in a semi-commercial scale recirculating aquaculture system.", 10th International Conference on Recirculating Aquaculture, Roanoke, Virginia, USA, August 22-24, 2014. (Abstract)
  • López-Campos, Ó., Aalhus, J.L., Larsen, I.L., Prieto, N., and Juárez, M. (2014). "Using Dual Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry for a rapid, non-invasive carcass fat and lean predictions in beef carcasses.", AMSA 67th Reciprocal Meat Conference (RMC) Processed Meats Symposium, June, 2014. (Abstract)
  • López-Campos, Ó., Aalhus, J.L., Prieto, N., Larsen, I.L., Juárez, M., and Basarab, J.A. (2014). "Chronological vs. physiological age indicators in beef cattle: Effects of the production system and growth promotants.", Canadian Meat Council's 94th Annual Conference, Toronto, ON, Canada, May 7-9, 2014. (Abstract)
  • López-Campos, Ó., Aalhus, J.L., Prieto, N., Larsen, I.L., Juárez, M., and Basarab, J.A. (2014). "Effects of production system and growth promotants on the physiological maturity scores in steers.", 2014, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, May 7-9, 2014. (Abstract)
  • López-Campos, Ó., Aalhus, J.L., Prieto, N., Larsen, I.L., Juárez, M., and Basarab, J.A. (2014). "Effects of production system and growth promotants on the physiological maturity scores in steers.", 60th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology, Punta Del Este, Uruguay, August 17-22, 2014. (Abstract)
  • López-Campos, Ó., Larsen, I.L., Prieto, N., Juárez, M., and Aalhus, J.L. (2014). "Using Dual Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry technology for rapid and non-invasive fat and lean predictions in beef carcasses.", Canadian Meat Council's 94th Annual Conference, Toronto, ON, Canada, May 7-9, 2014. (Abstract)
  • López-Campos, Ó., Larsen, I.L., Prieto, N., Juárez, M., and Aalhus, J.L. (2014). "Using dual energy x-ray absorptiometry for a rapid, non-invasive carcass fat and lean prediction in beef.", 60th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology, Punta Del Este, Uruguay, August 17-22, 2014. (Abstract)
  • Li, C., Aalhus, J.L., Dugan, M.E.R, Fitzsimmons, C.J., Basarab, J.A., Curtis, J., Stothard, P., Okine, E.K., Wang, Z., Bruce, H.L., and Buchanan, F.C. (2014). Identifying DNA markers for enhancing beneficial fatty acids in beef, Final project report, 33 pages to Alberta Livestock and Meat Agency (ALMA). (Report)
  • Li, C., Dugan, M.E.R, Aalhus, J.L., Fitzsimmons, C.J., Basarab, J.A., Buchanan, F.C., Chen, L., Ekine-Dzivenu, C., Stothard, P., Curtis, J., Bruce, H.L., Wang, Z., and Okine, E.K. (2014). "Genetic Influence of Host Animal on Fatty Acid Profile in Beef.", University of Alberta Kinsella Day, Kinsella, AB, Canada, August 13, 2014. (Poster)
  • Li, C., Dugan, M.E.R, Aalhus, J.L., Fitzsimmons, C.J., Basarab, J.A., Buchanan, F.C., Chen, L., Ekine-Dzivenu, C., Stothard, P., Curtis, J.M., Bruce, H.L., Wang, Z., and Okine, E.K. (2014). "Genetic Influence of Host Animal on Fatty Acid Profile in Beef.", Beef and Ranch Report, pp. 34-35.
  • Mapiye, C., Aalhus, J.L., Vahmani, P., Rolland, D.C., Basarab, J.A., Baron, V.S., McAllister, T.A., Block, H.C., Uttaro, B., Procor, S.D., and Dugan, M.E.R (2014). "Subcutaneous biohydrogenation product profiles of steers fed forage-based diets with sunflower-seed and wheat dried distillers' grains with soubles.", ICoMST, Uruguay, August, 2015. (Abstract)
  • Prieto, N., Aalhus, J.L., López-Campos, Ó., Zijlstra, R.T., and Juárez, M. (2014). "Discrimination of beef dark cutters and enhanced quality pork using visible and near infrared spectroscopy.", AMSA 67th Reciprocal Meat Conference (RMC) Processed Meats Symposium, June, 2014, Poster. (Abstract)
  • Prieto, N., Juárez, M., Swift, M.-L., Summerfelt, S.T., Zijlstra, R.T., and Aalhus, J.L. (2014). "Authentication of depurated salmon fillets by near infrared spectroscopy.", 60th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology, Punta Del Este, Uruguay, August 17-22, 2014. (Abstract)
  • Prieto, N., Juárez, M., Zijlstra, R.T., López-Campos, Ó., and Aalhus, J.L. (2014). "Rapid authentication of enhanced quality pork by visible and near infrared spectroscopy.", Canadian Meat Council's 94th Annual Conference, Toronto, ON, Canada, May 7-9, 2014, Poster. (Abstract)
  • Prieto, N., López-Campos, Ó., Zijlstra, R.T., and Aalhus, J.L. (2014). "Beef dark cutters discrimination by visible and near infrared spectroscopy.", 60th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology, Punta Del Este, Uruguay, August 17-22, 2014, Short Paper & Poster. (Abstract)
  • Prieto, N., López-Campos, Ó., Zijlstra, R.T., and Aalhus, J.L. (2014). "Beef dark cutters segregation by visible and near infrared spectroscopy.", Canadian Meat Council's 94th Annual Conference, Toronto, ON, Canada, May 7-9, 2014. (Abstract)
  • Ruan, E.D., Aalhus, J.L., and Juárez, M. (2014). "Determination of malonaldehyde in meat by stir bar sorptive extraction and gas chromatography/mass spectrometry.", 60th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology, Punta Del Este, Uruguay, August 17-22, 2014. (Abstract)
  • Sehn, C., Basarab, J.A., Baron, V.S., and Aalhus, J.L. (2014). "Exploring new frontiers. The Lacombe Research centre.", in Kostiuk, B. (ed.) - Todays Angus Advantage, pp. 55-56.
  • Soladoye, O.P., Juárez, M., Shand, P.J., Dugan, M.E.R, Uttaro, B., López-Campos, Ó., Prieto, N., Zhang, H.M., Larsen, I.L., and Aalhus, J.L. (2014). "Effects of selected pre- and post-slaughter factors on pork carcass quality traits.", 2014 Banff Pork Seminar, Banff, Alberta, Canada. (Abstract)
  • Tullio, R.R., Aalhus, J.L., Nassu, R.T., Juárez, M., Berndt, A., da Silva, M.L.P., Rolland, D.C., de Alencar, M.M., and Dugan, M.E.R (2014). "Effects of finishing system, gender and breed on trans vaccenic and conjugated linoleic acids in beef.", ICoMST, Uruguay, August, 2014. (Abstract)
  • Zhang, H.M., Aalhus, J.L., Larsen, I.L., Dugan, M.E.R, Uttaro, B., López-Campos, Ó., Prieto, N., Soladoye, O.P., Ye, J., and Juárez, M. (2014). "Optimizing Canadian pork chemical composition and eating quality through integrated management strategies.", 2014 Banff Pork Seminar, Banff, Alberta, Canada. (Abstract)
  • Zhang, H.M., Aalhus, J.L., Rodas-Gonzalez, A., Larsen, I.L., Ye, J., and Juárez, M. (2014). "Effects of niche-market genotypes on pig performance traits.", 2014 Banff Pork Seminar, Banff, Alberta, Canada. (Abstract)

2013

  • Aalhus, J.L. and Juárez, M. (2013). "National Beef Quality Satisfaction Survey 2001-2011. Objective Tenderness. On-line Webinar."
  • Aalhus, J.L., Basarab, J.A., Larsen, I.L., López-Campos, Ó., Dugan, M.E.R, Prieto, N., Uttaro, B., Schaefer, A.L., Cook, N.J., Plastow, G., Li, C., Calkins, C.R., and Juárez, M. (2013). "The Phenomic Challenge – Integrating performance, carcass and meat quality data with genomics.", CSAS-CMSA Joint Annual Meeting, Banff Park Lodge Resort Hotel and Conference Centre, Banff, AB, Canada, June 18-20, 2013, O44, pp. 20.
  • Aalhus, J.L., Dugan, M.E.R, Uttaro, B., and Zijlstra, R.T. (2013). "Development of on-line quantification of beef and pork fatty acid composition.", 2013 ALMA Future Fare. (Poster)
  • Aalhus, J.L., López-Campos, Ó., Prieto, N., Rodas-Gonzalez, A., Dugan, M.E.R, Uttaro, B., Juárez, M., and Juarez, M. (2013). "Meat quality and improving carcass value.", CSAS-CMSA Joint Annual Meeting, Banff Park Lodge Resort Hotel and Conference Centre, Banff, AB, Canada, June 18-20, 2013. (Abstract)
  • Avilés, C., Juárez, M., Larsen, I.L., Rodas-González, A.R., and Aalhus, J.L. (2013). "Effect of multiple vacuum packs on colour development and stability in beef steaks.", 93rd Annual Conference of the Canadian Meat Council, Banff, AB, Canada, May 29-31, 2013, pp. 14.
  • Chen, L., Vinsky, M.D., Ekine, C., Basarab, J.A., Aalhus, J.L., Dugan, M.E.R, Curtis, J.M., Fitzsimmons, C.J., Buchanan, F.C., Stothard, P., Liao, X.J., Wang, Z., Okine, E.K., and Li, C. (2013). "Genome-wide identification of single nucleotide polymorphisms associated with fatty acids in beef cattle.", Livestock Gentec Conference, Edmonton, Canada, October, 2013. (Abstract)
  • Davidson, J., Schrader, K., Swift, B., Ruan, E.D., Aalhus, J.L., Juárez, M., Good, C., Wolters, W., Burr, G., and Summerfelt, S.T. (2013). "Evaluation of depuration procedures to mitigate off-flavor from harvest size atlantic salmon salmo salar cultured in a land-based recirculating aquaculture system.", 2013 Aquaculture Meeting. (Abstract)
  • Ding, C., Juárez, M., Larsen, I.L., Swift, B., Fukui, S., McKenzie, P., Ye, J., and Aalhus, J.L. (2013). "Canadian Atlantic salmon quality characteristics.", CSAS-CMSA Joint Annual Meeting, Banff Park Lodge Resort Hotel and Conference Centre, Banff, AB, Canada, June 18-20, 2013, P33, pp. 38. (Poster)
  • Ekine, C., Chen, L., Vinsky, M.D., Basarab, J.A., Aalhus, J.L., Dugan, M.E.R, Curtis, J., Fitzsimmons, C.J., Wang, Z., Okine, E.K., and Li, C. (2013). "Heritability of fatty acids in longissimus dorsi muscle and subcutaneous adipose tissue of beef cattle.", Livestock Gentec Conference, Edmonton, Canada, October, 2013. (Abstract)
  • López-Campos, Ó., Aalhus, J.L., Prieto, N., Juárez, M., and Delaloye, C. (2013). "Six year trends in Canadian Bison Carcass Quality.", 93rd Annual Conference of the Canadian Meat Council, Banff, AB, Canada, May 29-31, 2013, pp. 7.
  • López-Campos, Ó., Larsen, I.L., Prieto, N., Juárez, M., and Aalhus, J.L. (2013). "Preliminary evaluation of the dual energy X-ray absorptiometry to assess intramuscular fat from the Longissimus thoracis muscle of beef.", 59th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology (ICoMST2013), Izmir, Turkey, August 18-23, 2013, pp. 114. (Poster)
  • López-Campos, Ó., Zawadski, S.M., Landry, S., Aalhus, J.L., and Uttaro, B. (2013). "Packaging for retail appearance improvement of dark cutting beef.", 93rd Annual Conference of the Canadian Meat Council, Banff, AB, Canada, May 29-31, 2013, pp. 6.
  • Mahmood, S., Basarab, J.A., Aalhus, J.L., Plastow, G., and Bruce, H.L. (2013). "Relationship between animal sex, production and carcass characteristics and the incidence of dark cutting beef.", CSAS-CMSA Joint Annual Meeting, Banff Park Lodge Resort Hotel and Conference Centre, Banff, AB, Canada, June 18-20, 2013, P34-GS, pp. 39. (Poster)
  • Mapiye, C., Turner, T.D., Basarab, J.A., Baron, V.S., Aalhus, J.L., and Dugan, M.E.R (2013). "Subcutaenous fatty acid composition of calf- and yearling-fed steers with and without growht promotants.", World Conference on Animal Production (11th WCAP), Beijing, China, October 15-20, 2013. (Abstract)
  • Mapiye, C., Turner, T.D., Rolland, D.C., Basarab, J.A., Baron, V.S., McAllister, T.A., Block, H.C., Uttaro, B., Aalhus, J.L., and Dugan, M.E.R (2013). "Beef production and quality of yearling steers fed high-forage diets with flaxseed or sunflower-seed.", CSAS-CMSA Joint Annual Meeting, Banff Park Lodge Resort Hotel and Conference Centre, Banff, AB, Canada, June 18-20, 2013, P29, pp. 37. (Poster)
  • Mapiye, C., Turner, T.D., Rolland, D.C., Basarab, J.A., Baron, V.S., McAllister, T.A., Block, H.C., Uttaro, B., Aalhus, J.L., and Dugan, M.E.R (2013). "Composition of biohydrogenation intermediates in intramuscular fat of yearling steers fed forage-based diets with supplemental flaxseed or sunflower-seed.", CSAS-CMSA Joint Annual Meeting, Banff Park Lodge Resort Hotel and Conference Centre, Banff, AB, Canada, June 18-20, 2013, P28, pp. 36. (Poster)
  • Mapiye, C., Turner, T.D., Rolland, D.C., Basarab, J.A., Baron, V.S., McAllister, T.A., Block, H.C., Uttaro, B., Aalhus, J.L., and Dugan, M.E.R (2013). "Effects of feeding flaxseed and sunflower seed diets in high forage diets on biohydrogenation intermediates in adipose tissues of yearling steers.", ADSA-ASAS Joint Annual Meeting, Indianapololis, USA, July 2013. (Abstract)
  • Mapiye, C., Turner, T.D., Rolland, D.C., Basarab, J.A., Baron, V.S., McAllister, T.A., Block, H.C., Uttaro, B., Aalhus, J.L., and Dugan, M.E.R (2013). "Effects of feeding flaxseed or sunflower-seed in high forage diets on biohydrogenation intermediates in adipose tissues of yearling steers.", ADSA-ASAS Joint Annual Meeting, Indianapololis, USA, July 2013. (Abstract)
  • Meadus, W.J., Turner, T.D., Dugan, M.E.R, Aalhus, J.L., Duff, P., Rolland, D., Uttaro, B., and Gibson, L.L. (2013). "Injection of pork loins with the long chain fatty acid, docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and its effect on flavour.", 59th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology (ICoMST2013), Izmir, Turkey, August 18-23, 2013.
  • Miller, S.P., Vander Voort, G., Lu, B.D., Mandell, I.B., Squires, E.J., Basarab, J.A., Aalhus, J.L., Stothard, P., and Li, C. (2013). "Improvement of tenderness in Canadian Beef through genomics.", CSAS-CMSA Joint Annual Meeting, Banff Park Lodge Resort Hotel and Conference Centre, Banff, AB, Canada, June 18-20, 2013, O46, pp. 21.
  • Prieto, N., Dugan, M.E.R, Aalhus, J.L., and Uttaro, B. (2013). "Near infrared reflectance spectroscopy: an alternative technology to predict meat quality.", Prairie Post - Bull Breeders, February, pp. 14-15.
  • Prieto, N., López-Campos, Ó., and Aalhus, J.L. (2013). "Applying Near Infrared Reflectance Spectroscopy: Predicting feed inputs and carcass outputs from integrated swine systems.", FarmTech 2013, Westin Hotel, Edmonton, AB, Canada, January 29-31, 2013.
  • Prieto, N., Uttaro, B., Mapiye, C., Dugan, M.E.R, Young, M.G., Zamora, A.M.V., Zijlstra, R.T., Aalhus, J.L., and Beltranena, E. (2013). "Near infrared spectroscopy predicting fatty acid content in backfat from pigs fed reduced-oil corn dried distillers grains with solubles.", 59th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology (ICoMST2013), Izmir, Turkey, August 18-23, 2013.
  • Prieto, N., Uttaro, B., Mapiye, C., Dugan, M.E.R, Zamora, A.M.V., Young, M.G., Zijlstra, R.T., Aalhus, J.L., and Beltranena, E. (2013). "Near infrared reflectance spectroscopy predicts fatty acid content in backfat from pigs fed reduced-oil corn dried distillers grains with solubles.", 59th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology (ICoMST2013), Izmir, Turkey, August 18-23, 2013.
  • Puente, J.A., Uttaro, B., Samanta, S., Aalhus, J.L., Elezzabi, A., and Bruce, H.L. (2013). "Interaction Effects of Chiller Temperatures, Electrical Stimulation and Ageing on Beef Quality.", CSAS-CMSA Joint Annual Meeting, Banff Park Lodge Resort Hotel and Conference Centre, Banff, AB, Canada, June 18-20, 2013, O10-GS, pp. 7.
  • Rodas-González, A.R., Galbraith, J., Uttaro, B., López-Campos, Ó., Juárez, M., Siegel, D., and Aalhus, J.L. (2013). "Effects of electrical stimulation and nitrite film packaging on colour stability of bison steaks and ground meat.", CSAS-CMSA Joint Annual Meeting, Banff Park Lodge Resort Hotel and Conference Centre, Banff, AB, Canada, June 18-20, 2013, #1042, P30, pp. 37. (Poster)
  • Rodas-González, A.R., López-Campos, Ó., Galbraith, J., Uttaro, B., Juárez, M., and Aalhus, J.L. (2013). "Effects of electrical stimulation on meat quality of Bison strip-loin steaks.", CSAS-CMSA Joint Annual Meeting, Banff Park Lodge Resort Hotel and Conference Centre, Banff, AB, Canada, June 18-20, 2013, #1050, P31, pp. 37. (Poster)
  • Roy, B.C., Girard, I., Aalhus, J.L., Basarab, J.A., Larsen, I.L., Sedgewick, G., and Bruce, H.L. (2013). "Modification of pyridinoline concentration in m. Gluteus medius with steer age at slaughter, breed cross and growth promotants.", CSAS-CMSA Joint Annual Meeting, Banff Park Lodge Resort Hotel and Conference Centre, Banff, AB, Canada, June 18-20, 2013, P35, pp. 39. (Poster)
  • Schwartzkopf-Genswein, K.S.G., Janzen, E., Pajor, E., Crowe, T.G., Aalhus, J.L., Kastelic, J.P., and Ominski, K.H. (2013). Effect of transport conditions on indicators of animal welfare for fat cattle and market cows in Canada - Interim Report to BCRC Project # ANH.10.11 (September 30, 2013). (Report)
  • Turner, T.D., Aalhus, J.L., Mapiye, C., Rolland, D.C., Larsen, I.L., Basarab, J.A., Baron, V.S., McAllister, T.A., Block, H.C., Uttaro, B., and Dugan, M.E.R (2013). "Enriching hamburger with PUFA biohydrogenation products by supplementing steers fed high forage diets with either flaxseed or sunflower seed: Effects of adipose tissue source on palatability and fatty acid composition.", CSAS-CMSA Joint Annual Meeting, Banff Park Lodge Resort Hotel and Conference Centre, Banff, AB, Canada, June 18-20, 2013, P20, pp. 32. (Poster)
  • Turner, T.D., Mapiye, C., Rolland, D.C., Basarab, J.A., Baron, V.S., McAllister, T.A., Block, H.C., Uttaro, B., Lopez-Campos, O., López-Campos, Ó., Aalhus, J.L., and Dugan, F.M. (2013). "Inclusion of perirenal fat to enhance the bioactive fatty acid content of hamburger.", 2013, Banff, Alberta, Canada, June 18-20, 2013.
  • Welegedara, N.P., Okine, E.K., Basarab, J.A., Wang, Z., Li, C., Bruce, H.L., Markus, S.B., Stewart-Smith, J., Aalhus, J.L., Seneviratne, R.W., and Goonewardene, L.A. (2013). "Energy partitioning in fat depots and the relationship between marbling score and whole carcass intramuscular fat relative to biological type and harvest age.", CSAS-CMSA Joint Annual Meeting, Banff Park Lodge Resort Hotel and Conference Centre, Banff, AB, Canada, June 18-20, 2013, P14, pp. 30. (Poster)
  • Zhang, H., Aalhus, J.L., Larsen, I.L., Nelson, S.D., Ye, J., and Juárez, M. (2013). "Effects of niche-market genotypes on pig performance traits.", CSAS-CMSA Joint Annual Meeting, Banff Park Lodge Resort Hotel and Conference Centre, Banff, AB, Canada, June 18-20, 2013, P10, pp. 28. (Poster)

2012

  • Aalhus, J.L. (2012). Beef Cluster - National Beef Quality Audit. (Report)
  • Badoni, M., Rajagopal, S., Aalhus, J.L., Klassen, M.D., and Gill, C.O. (2012). "The spoilage microflora of Canadian retail beef steaks.", 58th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology (ICoMST), Hilton Montréal Bonaventure, Montréal, QC, Canada, August 12-17, 2012, pp. 4, SAFMICROP-20.
  • He, M.L., Hernandez-Calva, L.M., McAllister, T.A., Aalhus, J.L., Dugan, M.E.R, and McKinnon, J.J. (2012). "Inclusion of triticale dried distiller grains and flaxseed in feedlot cattle diets increases alpha-linolenic acid in beef without affecting carcass or meat quality traits.", Joint Annual Meeting, American Dairy Science Association, Poultry Science Association, American Milk Producers Association, Canadian Society of Animal Science, and American Society of Animal Science, Phoenix, Arizona, USA, July 15-19, 2012.
  • Holdstock, J., Bruce, H.L., Aalhus, J.L., Larsen, I.L., and Uttaro, B. (2012). "Recovering value from Canada B4 dark cutting beef carcasses.", 58th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology (ICoMST), Hilton Montréal Bonaventure, Montréal, QC, Canada, August 12-17, 2012, Paper 352.
  • Juárez, M., Klassen, M.D., Larsen, I.L., and Aalhus, J.L. (2012). "Canadian Beef Tenderness Survey 2001-2011.", 58th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology (ICoMST), Hilton Montréal Bonaventure, Montréal, QC, Canada, August 12-17, 2012, pp. 4, QUALITYP-31.
  • Juárez, M., Larsen, I.L., Thacker, R., Costello, F., Burbidge-Boyd, C., Croken, G., and Aalhus, J.L. (2012). National Beef Quality Satisfaction Survey 2001-2011. Objective Tenderness. Final Report to CCA-Beef Science Council (BCRC). (Report)
  • López-Campos, Ó. and Aalhus, J.L. (2012). National Beef Quality Audit 2010-2011. Cooler Survey. Final Report to CCA-Beef Science Council (BCRC). (Report)
  • López-Campos, Ó., Aalhus, J.L., Uttaro, B., Dugan, M.E.R, and Juárez, M. (2012). "Ten year trends in the Canadian Beef Quality and Lean Meat Yield Grades.", Canadian Meat Science Association Newsletter, 2012(June), pp. 22. (Newsletter)
  • López-Campos, Ó., Aalhus, J.L., Uttaro, B., Dugan, M.E.R, and Juárez, M. (2012). "Ten year trends in the Canadian Beef Quality and Lean Meat Yield Grades.", Canadian Meat Science Association (CMSA) and Canadian Meat Council (CMC) 2012 Annual Conference and Technical Symposium, Québec City, QC, Canada, May 29-June 1, 2012, pp. 9. (Abstract)
  • López-Campos, Ó., Juárez, M., Baron, V.S., Aalhus, J.L., Okine, E.K., Haugen-Kozyra, K., and Basarab, J.A. (2012). "Reducing age at harvest: toward maximizing efficiency in beef production.", 58th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology (ICoMST), Hilton Montréal Bonaventure, Montréal, QC, Canada, August 12-17, 2012, Paper 326.
  • López-Campos, Ó., Uttaro, B., Zawadski, S.M., Landry, S., and Aalhus, J.L. (2012). "Preliminary evaluation of beef of different qualities packaged under nitrogen on long term retail appearance.", Canadian Meat Science Association Newsletter(June 2012), pp. 27. (Newsletter)
  • López-Campos, Ó., Uttaro, B., Zawadski, S.M., Landry, S., and Aalhus, J.L. (2012). "Preliminary evaluation of beef of different qualities packaged under nitrogen on long term retail appearance.", Canadian Meat Science Association (CMSA) and Canadian Meat Council (CMC) 2012 Annual Conference and Technical Symposium, Québec City, QC, Canada, May 29-June 1, 2012, pp. 5. (Abstract)
  • López-Campos, Ó., Uttaro, B., Zawadski, S.M., Landry, S., and Aalhus, J.L. (2012). "Preliminary evaluation of packaging methods on long term retail appearance of beef of different qualities.", Canadian Meat Science Association Newsletter(June 2012), pp. 26. (Newsletter)
  • López-Campos, Ó., Uttaro, B., Zawadski, S.M., Landry, S., and Aalhus, J.L. (2012). "Preliminary evaluation of packaging methods on long term retail appearance of beef of different qualities.", Canadian Meat Science Association (CMSA) and Canadian Meat Council (CMC) 2012 Annual Conference and Technical Symposium, Québec City, QC, Canada, May 29-June 1, 2012, pp. 2. (Abstract)
  • Mapiye, C., Dugan, M.E.R, Juárez, M., Basarab, J.A., Baron, V.S., Turner, T.D., Yang, X.Q., Aldai, N., and Aalhus, J.L. (2012). "Effect of vitamin E inclusion on trans-18:1 isomers in subcutaneous fat of steers fed a high-barley grain diet.", ADSA-AMPA-ASAS-CSAS-WSASAS 2012 Joint Annual Meeting, Hyatt Regency, Phoenix, AZ, USA, July 15-19, 2012.
  • Mapiye, C., Dugan, M.E.R, Turner, T.D., Basarab, J.A., Baron, V.S., McAllister, T.A., Block, H.C., and Aalhus, J.L. (2012). "Relationships of trans-18:1 isomers between red blood cells and beef tissues in steers fed red clover silage with/without flaxseed.", 58th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology, Montreal, Canada, August 12-17, 2012.
  • Meadus, W.J., Dugan, M.E.R, Aalhus, J.L., Duff, P., and Rolland, D. (2012). "Fortification of pork chops with omega-3 oil derived from microalgae Schizochytrium.", BIT's 1st Annual International Congress of Marine Algae (AICMA2012), Dalian, China, September 20-23, 2012.
  • Prieto, N., Dugan, M.E.R, López-Campos, Ó., Aalhus, J.L., and Uttaro, B. (2012). "Near infrared spectroscopy prediction of polyunsaturated fatty acids and biohydrogenation products in perirenal adipose tissue from cattle fed sunflower or flaxseed.", 58th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology (ICoMST), Hilton Montréal Bonaventure, Montréal, QC, Canada, August 12-17, 2012, Paper 222.
  • Prieto, N., Dugan, M.E.R, López-Campos, Ó., Aalhus, J.L., and Uttaro, B. (2012). "Rapid prediction of PUFA and biohydrogenation intermediates in perirenal fat by near infrared spectroscopy from cattle fed sunflower or flaxseed.", Canadian Meat Science Association Newsletter(June 2012), pp. 23. (Newsletter)
  • Prieto, N., Dugan, M.E.R, López-Campos, Ó., Aalhus, J.L., and Uttaro, B. (2012). "Rapid prediction of PUFA and biohydrogenation intermediates in perirenal fat by near infrared spectroscopy from cattle fed sunflower or flaxseed.", Canadian Meat Science Association (CMSA) and Canadian Meat Council (CMC) 2012 Annual Conference and Technical Symposium, Québec City, QC, Canada, May 29-June 1, 2012, pp. 7. (Abstract)
  • Prieto, N., Dugan, M.E.R, and Aalhus, J.L. (2012). "Near infrared reflectance spectroscopy: an alternative technology to predict meat quality.", Prairie Post - Bull Breeders(February 2013).
  • Prieto, N., López-Campos, Ó., Aalhus, J.L., Dugan, M.E.R, and Uttaro, B. (2012). "Predicting polyunsaturated fatty acids and biohydrogenation products in perrirenal adipose tissue from cattle fed sunflower or flaxseed by near infrared spectroscopy.", 58th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology (ICoMST), Hilton Montréal Bonaventure, Montréal, QC, Canada, August 12-17, 2012.
  • Prieto, N., López-Campos, Ó., Juárez, M., Aalhus, J.L., Dugan, M.E.R, and Uttaro, B. (2012). "Potential of near infrared spectroscopy to estimate meat quality attributes from cattle fed sunflower or flaxseed.", 58th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology (ICoMST), Hilton Montréal Bonaventure, Montréal, QC, Canada, August 12-17, 2012, Paper 223.
  • Prieto, N., López-Campos, Ó., Juárez, M., Aalhus, J.L., Dugan, M.E.R, and Uttaro, B. (2012). "Using near infrared spectroscopy to estimate meat quality attributes from cattle fed sunflower or flaxseed.", Canadian Meat Science Association Newsletter(June 2012), pp. 22. (Newsletter)
  • Prieto, N., López-Campos, Ó., Juárez, M., Aalhus, J.L., Dugan, M.E.R, and Uttaro, B. (2012). "Using near infrared spectroscopy to estimate meat quality attributes from cattle fed sunflower or flaxseed.", Canadian Meat Science Association (CMSA) and Canadian Meat Council (CMC) 2012 Annual Conference and Technical Symposium, Québec City, QC, Canada, May 29-June 1, 2012, pp. 11. (Abstract)
  • Turner, T.D., Mapiye, C., Aalhus, J.L., Beaulieu, A.D., Patience, J.F., Zijlstra, R.T., and Dugan, M.E.R (2012). "Flax-fed omega-3 pork: Assessing the long chain fatty acid value.", 41st Banff Pork Seminar, Banff Centre, Banff, AB, Canada, January 17-21, 2012, Advances in Pork Production Volume 23, Abstract No. 28.

2011

  • Aalhus, J.L., Gariépy, C., Basarab, J.A., Dugan, M.E.R, Fitzsimmons, C.J., Caine, W.R., Uttaro, B., and Juárez, M. (2011). "Optimizing Canadian pork quality through integrated management strategies.", 40th Banff Pork Seminar 2011, Banff Centre, Banff, AB, Canada, January 18-21, 2011.
  • Aldai, N., Aalhus, J.L., Mantecon, A., McKinnon, J.J., and McAllister, T.A. (2011). "Comparison of wheat- versus corn-based dried distillers' grains with solubles on muscle fatty acid composition of feedlot cattle.", BSAS/ASF/AVTRW Conference, Jubliee Campus Nottingham University, Nottingham, UK, April 4-5, 2011, Reference Number: 0228.
  • Baron, V.S., Basarab, J.A., and Aalhus, J.L. (2011). Forage-Beef Research and Extension Vision. Document requested by John Knapp, Deputy Minister, AARD, Alberta, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC)/Agriculture et Agroalimentaire Canada (AAC).
  • Basarab, J.A., Baron, V.S., López-Campos, Ó., Aalhus, J.L., Haugen-Kozyra, K., and Okine, E.K. (2011). Greenhouse gas emissions from calf- and yearling-fed beef production systems, with and without the use of growth promotants. Full Report for Alberta Livestock and Meat Agency (ALMA) Ltd., Edmonton, AB. (Report)
  • Beltranena, E., Aalhus, J.L., Dugan, M.E.R, Young, M., Campbell, N., Oryschak, M., and Zijlstra, R.T. (2011). "Graded inclusions of wheat distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) in hog diets: Growth performance, carcass traits, dissected pork yield, loin and belly quality.", 40th Banff Pork Seminar 2011, Banff Centre, Banff, AB, Canada, January 18-21, 2011, Advances in Pork Production Volume 22, Abstract No.25.
  • Heendeniya, R., Wright, S., and Aalhus, J.L. (2011 Internal). Semi-Annual Performance Management report, 2010, to Agricultural Bioproducts Innovation Program (ABIP-FOBI) of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC). (Report)
  • Holdstock, B. and Aalhus, J.L. (2011). "Understanding dark-cutting beef in Alberta.", Alberta Beef Producers, Calgary, AB, Canada, March 31, 2011.
  • Holdstock, B. and Aalhus, J.L. (2011). "Understanding dark-cutting beef in Alberta.", Alberta Feeders Council, Calgary, AB, Canada, April 27, 2011.
  • Holdstock, J., Aalhus, J.L., Uttaro, B., and Bruce, H.L. (2011). "Understanding the Formation of Grade B4 Beef in Alberta.", Canadian Meat Science Association 60th Annual Meeting / Canadian Meat Council Technical Symposium 91st Annual Conference, Halifax, NS, Canada, May 4-7, 2011, pp. 13. (Poster)
  • Holdstock, J., Aalhus, J.L., Uttaro, B., and Bruce, H.L. (2011). "Understanding the formation of dark cutting beef.", 60th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society of Animal Science (CSAS), Atlantica Hotel, Halifax, NS, Canada, May 4-5, 2011.
  • Holdstock, J., Aalhus, J.L., Uttaro, B., and Bruce, H.L. (2011). "Understanding the grade B4 beef in Alberta.", 64th Annual Reciprocal Meat Conference, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA, June 19-22, 2011, Published in: Meat Science, 89(4), pp. 350. (Abstract).
  • Juárez, M., Basarab, J.A., Baron, V.S., López-Campos, Ó., Valera, M., and Aalhus, J.L. (2011). "Ante- and post-mortem factors affecting Canadian beef: Relative contribution ot carcass and meat quality.", Livestock Gentec's 2nd Annual Conference: Addressing the Gap Between Discovery and Profitable Adoption, Edmonton, AB, Canada, October 19-20, 2011.
  • Juárez, M., Basarab, J.A., Baron, V.S., López-Campos, Ó., Valera, M., and Aalhus, J.L. (2011). "Relative contribution of ante- and post-mortem factors to Canadian beef carcass and meat quality.", 57th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology (ICoMST), Ghent, Belgium, August 7-12, 2011, P 318.
  • Juárez, M., Dugan, M.E.R, Larsen, I.L., Gibson, L.L., and Aalhus, J.L. (2011). "Omega-3 pork: Meat quality challenges to a value added opportunity.", 41st Banff Pork Seminar, Banff Centre, Banff, AB, Canada, January 17-21, 2012, Advances in Pork Production Volume 23, Abstract No. 30.
  • López-Campos, Ó., Juárez, M., Larsen, I.L., Aalhus, J.L., Uttaro, B., Robertson, W.M., and Basarab, J.A. (2011). "Effect of production system and implant strategies on steer maturity and carcass characteristics.", Canadian Meat Science Association Annual Meeting, Halifax, NS, Canada, May 4-6, 2011, published in 2011 Annual Meeting Poster Session Abstracts, pp. 18. (Poster)
  • López-Campos, Ó., Robertson, W.M., Aalhus, J.L., Larsen, I.L., Baron, V.S., Juárez, M., Uttaro, B., Okine, E.K., and Basarab, J.A. (2011). "Effect of production system and implant strategies on steer performance and carcass traits.", Canadian Meat Science Association Annual Meeting, Halifax, NS, Canada, May 4-6, 2011, published in 2011 Annual Meeting Poster Session Abstracts, pp. 17. (Poster)
  • López-Campos, Ó., Uttaro, B., Aalhus, J.L., Zawadski, S.M., and Landry, S. (2011). "Evaluation of packaging methods on long term retail appearance of beef of different qualities: A final report to the Beef Industry.", published by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), Lacombe Research Centre, AB. (Technology transfer)
  • López-Campos, Ó., Uttaro, B., and Aalhus, J.L. (2011). "A packaging solution for colour improvement of dark cutting beef.", published by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), Lacombe Research Centre, AB. (Technology transfer)
  • McLean, K.L., Dugan, M.E.R, McAllister, T.A., Basu, U., Li, C., He, M.L., Aalhus, J.L., Guan, L.L., and Fitzsimmons, C.J. (2011). "Identifying gene expression differences associated with a diet-induced increase of omega-3 fatty-acids in beef cattle.", Plant & Animal Genome XIX Conference, Town & Country Convention Center, San Diego, CA, USA, January 15-19, 2011, P708.
  • Meadus, W.J., Dugan, M.E.R, Uttaro, B., Aalhus, J.L., Rolland, D., and Duff, P. (2011). "Feeding Docosahexaenoic acid in microalgae biomass to pigs reduces triglycerides and induces fat oxidation in liver, adipose and muscle.", 60th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society of Animal Science (CSAS), Atlantica Hotel, Halifax, NS, Canada, May 4-5, 2011. (Poster)
  • Nassu, R.T., Dugan, M.E.R, Juárez, M., Basarab, J.A., Baron, V.S., and Aalhus, J.L. (2011). "Beef quality of animals fed different levels of vitamin E.", 57th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology (ICoMST), Ghent, Belgium, August 7-12, 2011.
  • Nassu, R.T., Uttaro, B., Aalhus, J.L., Zawadski, S.M., Juárez, M., and Dugan, M.E.R (2011). "Effect of packaging in the colour of beef with different α-tocopherol levels.", 57th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology (ICoMST), Ghent, Belgium, August 7-12, 2011.
  • Peethambaran, K., Aalhus, J.L., Juárez, M., Larsen, D.P., Dugan, M.E.R, and Bruce, H.L. (2011). "The use of sugars in high omega-3 processed pork products.", 60th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society of Animal Science (CSAS), Atlantica Hotel, Halifax, NS, Canada, May 4-5, 2011.
  • Peethambaran, K., Aalhus, J.L., Juárez, M., Larsen, I.L., Dugan, M.E.R, and Bruce, H.L. (2011). "Effects of addition of sugars in pork meat rich in omega 3 fatty acids on oxidative stability.", 40th Banff Pork Seminar 2011, Banff Centre, Banff, AB, Canada, January 18-21, 2011, Advances in Pork Production Volume 22, Abstract No. 28.
  • Peethambaran, K., Aalhus, J.L., Juárez, M., Larsen, I.L., Dugan, M.E.R, and Bruce, H.L. (2011). "Improving the oxidative stability of omega-3 enriched pork.", 60th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society of Animal Science (CSAS), Atlantica Hotel, Halifax, NS, Canada, May 4-5, 2011.
  • Peethambaran, K., Aalhus, J.L., Wismer, W., and Bruce, H.L. (2011). "Effects of addition of sugars in pork meat rich in omega 3 fatty acids on sensory characteristics.", 40th Banff Pork Seminar 2011, Banff Centre, Banff, AB, Canada, January 18-21, 2011, Advances in Pork Production Volume 23, Abstract No. 29.
  • Peethambaran, K., Aalhus, J.L., Wismer, W., and Bruce, H.L. (2011). "Sensory characterization of omega-3 enriched pork meat using free choice profiling following addition of sugars.", 91st Annual Conference of the Canadian Meat Council, Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel, Halifax, NS, Canada, May 4-6, 2011.
  • Prieto, N., Dugan, M.E.R, López-Campos, Ó., McAllister, T.A., Aalhus, J.L., and Uttaro, B. (2011). "Predicting the content of polyunsaturated fatty acids and biohydrogenation products in subcutaneous fat of beef cows fed flaxseed by near infrared reflectance spectroscopy.", 60th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society of Animal Science (CSAS), Atlantica Hotel, Halifax, NS, Canada, May 4-5, 2011.
  • Stoll, L.C., Dugan, M.E.R, Aalhus, J.L., and Shand, P.J. (2011). "A Comparison of Wheat and Corn-Based Distillers Grains Plus Solubles and their Combination on the Quality of Beef Longissimus.", Canadian Meat Science Association, published in 2011 Annual Meeting Poster Session Abstracts, pp. 20. (Poster)
  • Wang, H., Yao, J., Erin, K., and Aalhus, J.L. (2011). "The effect of hydrostatic pressure and boning method on quality and functional properties of the fresh beef semimembranosus muscle.", Canadian Meat Science Association, published in 2011 Annual Meeting Poster Session Abstracts, pp. 24. (Poster)

2010

  • Aalhus, J.L. and Dugan, M.E.R (2010 Internal). Endogenous antioxidants: oxidative stability in whole muscle and meat grinds form enhanced omeg-3 pork carcasses. AAFC Annual Research Project Progress Report on NOI 1323 Funds. (Report)
  • Aalhus, J.L., Basarab, J.A., Robertson, W.M., Varon, V.S., Okine, E.K., Yaremcio, B., and Untershultz, J. (2010 Internal). Reduced age at slaughter in youthful beef cattle. AAFC Annual Research Project Progress Report on MII 53881 Funds. (Report)
  • Basarab, J.A., Wang, Z., Aalhus, J.L., Plastow, G., Moore, S.S., Marques, E.B., Ambrose, D., Colazo, M.G., Stewart-Smith, J., and Okine, E.K. (2010). "Phenomic Gap Update: Impact of residual feed intake on other economic traits.", Genomics and Livestock Quality Improvement Meeting, Calgary, AB, Canada, May 11-13, 2010. (Abstract)
  • Beaulieu, A.D., Patience, J.F., and Aalhus, J.L. (2010). "Piglet birth weight, impacts growth performance, but not carcass quality, muscle composition or eating quality of pork.", 21st International Pig Veterinary Society Congress, 18-21 July, 2010, Poster presentation. (Abstract)
  • Beltranena, E., Aalhus, J.L., Dugan, M.E.R, Young, M., Campbell, N., Oryschak, M., and Zijlstra, R.T. (2010). "Withdrawal of corn DDGS from late finisher rations: Effects on backfat and belly quality.", 39th Banff Pork Seminar: New Process, New Product, New Policy, Banff, AB, Canada, January 19-22, 2010. (Abstract)
  • Caine, W.R., Holt-Klimec, L., Liu, T., Colyn, J.J., Hambly, M., Nelson, S., Aalhus, J.L., Larsen, I.L., Hambly, R., Rudy, J., Dugan, M.E.R, Robertson, W., Landry, S., Charagu, P., and Schaefer, A.L. (2010). "Relationship between radiated heat loss and feed conversion efficiency in grower pigs.", 39th Banff Pork Seminar: New Process, New Product, New Policy, Banff, AB, Canada, January 19-22, 2010, Vol. 20. (Abstract)
  • Dugan, M.E.R, Aalhus, J.L., Beaulieu, A.D., Patience, J.F., Zijlstra, R.T., Juárez, M., and Aldai, N. (2010). "The accumulation of total omega-3 fatty acids in muscle, primal and commercial cuts when feeding different levels of flax.", 39th Banff Pork Seminar: New Process, New Product, New Policy, Banff, AB, Canada, January 19-22, 2010. (Abstract)
  • Dwivedi, R., Girard, I., Bruce, H.L., Aalhus, J.L., Basarab, J.A., and Fitzsimmons, C.J. (2010). "Effect of aggressive growth implants and/or beta-adrenergic agonist supplementation on gene expression and meat tenderness in youthful beef cattle.", Genomics and Livestock Quality Improvement Meeting, Calgary, AB, Canada, May 11-13, 2010. (Abstract)
  • Dwivedi, R., Girard, I., and Aalhus, J.L. (2010). "Effect of aggressive growth implants and/or β-adrenergic agonist supplementation on gene expression and meat tenderness in youthful beef cattle.", Genomics and Livestock Quality Improvement Meeting, Calgary, AB, Canada, May 11-13, 2010.
  • Fitzsimmons, C.J., Dwivedi, R., Girard, I., Aalhus, J.L., Basarab, J.A., and Bruce, H.L. (2010). "Effect of aggressive growth implants and/or β-adrenergic agonist supplementation on CAPN1 and CAST expression and their association with shear-force in youthful beef cattle.", 32nd Conference of the International Society for Animal Genetics, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, July 26-30, 2010.
  • Girard, I., Aalhus, J.L., Basarab, J.A., Larsen, I.L., and Bruce, H.L. (2010). "Modification of steer growth, age at slaughter and meat quality through nutrition and exogenous bio-stimulants.", 56th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology (ICoMST), Jeju, South Korea, August 15-20, 2010. (Poster)
  • Girard, I., Aalhus, J.L., Basarab, J.A., Larsen, I.L., and Bruce, H.L. (2010). "Modification of steer growth, age at slaughter and meat quality through nutrition and exogenous bio-stimulants.", Genomics and Livestock Quality Improvement Meeting, Calgary, AB, Canada, May 11-13, 2010. (Abstract)
  • Girard, I., Aalhus, J.L., Basarab, J.A., and Larsen, I.L. (2010). "Modification of steer growth, age at slaughter and meat quality through nutrition and exogenous bio-stimulants.", Reciprocal Meat Conference, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, USA, June 20-23, 2010. (Abstract)
  • He, M.L., McAllister, T.A., Kastelic, J.P., Chung, Y.-H., Beauchemin, K.A., Mir, P.S., Aalhus, J.L., and Dugan, M.E.R (2010). "Feeding flaxseed to beef cows increases subcutaneous fat omega-3 fatty acids levels in subcutaneous fat.", ADSA-PSA-AMPA-CSAS-ASAS 2010 Joint Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, USA, July 11-15, 2010. (Abstract)
  • Heendeniya, R., Wright, S., and Aalhus, J.L. (2010 Internal). Annual Performance Management report, 2010, to Agricultural Bioproducts Innovation Program (ABIP-FOBI) of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC). (Report)
  • Juárez, M., Caine, W.R., Dugan, M.E.R, Hidiroglou, N., Larsen, I.L., Uttaro, B., and Aalhus, J.L. (2010). "Effects of dry-ageing on pork quality.", 56th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology (ICoMST), Jeju, South Korea, August 15-20, 2010.
  • Juárez, M., Dugan, M.E.R, Aalhus, J.L., Aldai, N., Basarab, J.A., Baron, V.S., and McAllister, T.A. (2010). "Effects of dietary flax and Vitamin E on beef intramuscular fat concentration of biohydrogenation products.", 56th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology (ICoMST), Jeju, South Korea, August 15-20, 2010.
  • Juárez, M., Dugan, M.E.R, Aalhus, J.L., Aldai, N., Basarab, J.A., Baron, V.S., and McAllister, T.A. (2010). "Effects of dietary flax and vitamin E on beef quality in feedlot cattle.", 90th Annual Conference of the Canadian Meat Council, Fairmont Empress Victoria Conference Centre, Victoria, BC, Canada, May 5-7, 2010. (Abstract)
  • López-Campos, Ó., Aalhus, J.L., Larsen, I.L., Basarab, J.A., and Robertson, W.M. (2010). "Impacts of altered carcass suspension on beef tenderness and grade attributes.", 90th Annual Conference of the Canadian Meat Council, Fairmont Empress Victoria Conference Centre, Victoria, BC, Canada, May 5-7, 2010. (Abstract)
  • Li, C., Aldai, N., Vinsky, M.D., Beaulieu, A.D., Patience, J.F., Dugan, M.E.R, Aalhus, J.L., McAllister, T.A. (2010). "A promoter SNP in bovine ACSF3 gene is associated with fatty acid composition in commercial crossbred steers.", Genomics and Livestock Quality Improvement Meeting, Calgary, AB, Canada, May 11-13, 2010. (Poster)
  • McKinnon, J.J., Shand, P.J., Aalhus, J.L., and Dugan, M.E.R (2010 Internal). Fatty Acid Composition and Meat Quality of Cattle Fed Wheat or Corn-Based Distillers Grains with Solubles from New Generation Ethanol Plants. Progress report prepared for the Beef Cattle Research Council for Beef Science Cluster funding. (Report)
  • McLean, K.L., Dugan, M.E.R, McAllister, T.A., He, M.L., Guan, L.L., Aalhus, J.L., and Fitzsimmons, C.J. (2010). "Identifying gene expression differences induced by diets that lead to higher omega-3 fatty-acid deposition in beef cows.", Genomics and Livestock Quality Improvement Meeting, Calgary, AB, Canada, May 11-13, 2010.
  • Meadus, W.J., Dugan, M.E.R, Aalhus, J.L., Uttaro, B., and Duff, P. (2010). "The effect of feeding omega-3 DHA on liver, muscle and fat tissue gene expression.", 90th Annual Conference of the Canadian Meat Council, Fairmont Empress Victoria Conference Centre, Victoria, BC, Canada, May 5-7, 2010.
  • Nassu, R.T., Dugan, M.E.R, Aalhus, J.L., Beaulieu, A.D., Patience, J.F., Zijlstra, R.T., Juárez, M., and Aldai, N. (2010). "Omega-3 fatty acids in pork products from animals fed different levels of flax.", 90th Annual Conference of the Canadian Meat Council, Fairmont Empress Victoria Conference Centre, Victoria, BC, Canada, May 5-7, 2010. (Abstract)
  • Nassu, R.T., Juárez, M., Dugan, M.E.R, Aldai, N., Aalhus, J.L., Patience, J.F., Zijlstra, R.T., and Beaulieu, A.D. (2010). "Sensory analysis and fatty acid composition of omega-3 enriched pork meat and ground patties.", 2010 Canadian Institute of Food Science & Technology (CIFST) and AAFC Conference, Fairmont Winnipeg Hotel, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, May 30-June 1, 2010. (Abstract)

2009

  • Aalhus, J.L. (2009 Internal). Research to understand, control and manipulate carcass composition, lean meat quality and organoleptic characteristics thereby improving consumer satisfaction and the competitiveness, profitability and sustainability of the industry. AAFC Final Research Project Report on NOI 0836 Funds. (Report)
  • Aalhus, J.L. (2009). "Outline of completed and ongoing pork research at AAFC-Lacombe.", Pork Quality Workshop, Montréal, QC, Canada, November, 2009. (Workshop)
  • Aalhus, J.L., Basarab, J.A., Robertson, W.M., Varon, V.S., Okine, E.K., Yaremcio, B., and Untershultz, J. (2009 Internal). Reduced age at slaughter in youthful beef cattle. AAFC Annual Research Project Progress Report on MII Funds. (Report)
  • Aalhus, J.L., Juárez, M., Aldai, N., Uttaro, B., and Dugan, M.E.R (2009). "Meat preparation and eating quality.", 55th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology (ICoMST), Copenhagen, Denmark, August 9-13, 2009, pp. 1058-1063.
  • Aalhus, J.L., Robertson, W.M., and Ye, J. (2009). "Muscle fiber characteristics and their relation to meat quality.", in Du, M. and McCormick, R.J. (eds.) - Applied Muscle Biology and Meat Science, CRC Press Taylor & Francis, Boca Raton, FL, USA, Chapter 5, pp. 97-113.
  • Aldai, N., Aalhus, J.L., Dugan, M.E.R, McAllister, T.A., Walter, L.J., and McKinnon, J.J. (2009). "Retail and sensory quality of Longissimus thoracis from steers fed corn- or wheat-based dry distillers’ grains plus solubles (DDGS).", ADSA-CSAS-ASAS 2009 Joint Annual Meeting, Montréal Convention Center, Montréal, QC, Canada, July 12-16, 2009. (Abstract)
  • Aldai, N., Dugan, M.E.R, Aalhus, J.L., McAllister, T.A., Walter, L.J., and McKinnon, J.J. (2009). "Comparison of wheat- versus corn-based dried distillers’ grains with solubles on fatty acid composition of feedlot cattle.", 55th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology (ICoMST), Copenhagen, Denmark, August 9-13, 2009.
  • Basarab, J.A., Aalhus, J.L., Plastow, G., Stothard, P., Moore, S.S., Wang, Z., Novak, S, and Crews, Jr., D.H. (2009 Internal). Application of next generation genomic tools in Beef: Addressing the Phenomic Gap. Interim report to the Alberta Funding Consortium. (Report)
  • Basarab, J.A., Aalhus, J.L., Robertson, W.M., Varon, V.S., Okine, E.K., Yaremcio, B., and Untershultz, J. (2009 Internal). Reduced age at slaughter in youthful beef cattle. Interim report to the Alberta Funding Consortium. (Report)
  • Basarab, J.A., Baron, V.S., Aalhus, J.L., Robertson, W.M., Sehn, C., Johnston, S., Young, S., Ohama, A.J., Okine, E.K., and Untershultz, J. (2009). "Reduced days to slaughter.", Growing Canadian Agri-Innovations Program: Growing Forward Programs launch, Lacombe, AB, Canada, May 29, 2009. (Presentation)
  • Basarab, J.A., Baron, V.S., Aalhus, J.L., Robertson, W.M., and Okine, E.K. (2009). "Reduced age at harvest in youthful beef cattle.", 4th Biennial Conference Capturing Feed Grain and Forage Opportunities, Red Deer, AB, Canada, December 9-10, 2009.
  • Basarab, J.A., Wang, Z., and Aalhus, J.L. (2009). "Efficiency of Feed Utilization through Residual feed Intake (RFI) - 1st Industry validation of RFI a success.", published in Farms.com Newsletter (E-publication), Farms.com, Ltd., Guelph, ON, Canada.
  • Beltranena, E., Aalhus, J.L., Dugan, M.E.R, Young, M., Campbell, N., Oryschak, M., and Zijlstra, R.T. (2009). "Withdrawal of corn DDGS from late finisher rations: Effects on pork quality, retail appearance and sensory evaluation.", 39th Banff Pork Seminar: New Process, New Product, New Policy, Banff, AB, Canada, January 19-22, 2010. (Abstract)
  • Beltranena, E., Young, M., Campbell, N., Aalhus, J.L., Dugan, M.E.R, Oryschak, M., and Zijlstra, R.T. (2009). "Corn DDGS Withdrawal rates for hogs:backfat and belly quality.", Western Hog Journal (WHJ), 2009(Fall).
  • Beltranena, E., Young, M., Campbell, N., Aalhus, J.L., Dugan, M.E.R, Oryschak, M., and Zijlstra, R.T. (2009). "Corn DDGS withdrawal rates for hogs: animal performance, carcass traits, and cost variables.", Western Hog Journal (WHJ), 30, pp. 46-48.
  • Beltranena, E., Young, M., Campbell, N., Aalhus, J.L., Dugan, M.E.R, Oryschak, M., and Zijlstra, R.T. (2009). "Corn DDGS withdrawal rates for hogs: tissue composition, loin quality, retail appearance and sensory results.", Western Hog Journal (WHJ), 31, pp. 48-52.
  • Caine, W.R., Holt-Klimec, L., Aalhus, J.L., Larsen, I.L., Liu, T., Colyn, J.J., Dugan, M.E.R, Robertson, W., Landrey, S., and Schaefer, A.L. (2009). "The relationship between radiated heat loss and feed conversion in grower pigs.", ADSA-CSAS-ASAS 2009 Joint Annual Meeting, Montréal Convention Center, Montréal, QC, Canada, July 12-16, 2009. (Abstract)
  • Caine, W.R., Holt-Klimec, L., Aalhus, J.L., Larsen, I.L., Liu, T., Colyn, J.J., Dugan, M.E.R, Robertson, W.M., Landry, S., and Schaefer, A.L. (2009). "The relationship between radiated heat loss and feed conversion in grower pigs.", Journal of Animal Science, 87(E-Suppl. 2), pp. 492 (#W354). (Abstract)
  • Caine, W.R., Holt-Klimec, L., Liu, T., Colyn, J.J., Hambly, M., Nelson, S., Aalhus, J.L., Larsen, I.L., Hambly, R., Rudy, J., Dugan, M.E.R, Robertson, W.M., Landry, S., Charagu, P., and Schaefer, A.L. (2009). "The relationship between radiated heat loss and feed conversion in grower pigs.", 38th Banff Pork Seminar: Bringing Back Profitability, Banff, AB, Canada, January 20-23, 2009. (Poster)
  • Dugan, M.E.R, Robertson, W.M., Aalhus, J.L., Rolland, D.C., and Kramer, D.C. (2009). Modifying and controlling the trans fatty acid composition in beef. Final Report to the Beef Cattle Research Council. (Report)
  • Galbraith, J.K., Robertson, W.M., Aalhus, J.L., Schaefer, A.L., Cook, N., Larsen, I.L., and Okine, E.K. (2009). "Meat quality of bison slaughtered in a mobile or stationary abattoir.", 55th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology (ICoMST), Copenhagen, Denmark, August 9-13, 2009.
  • He, M.L., Chung, Y.-H., Beauchemin, K.A., Mir, P.S., Aalhus, J.L., Dugan, M.E.R, and McAllister, T.A. (2009). "Feeding flaxseed to beef cows increases plasma omega-3 linolenic acid levels.", Journal of Animal Science, 87(E-Suppl. 2), pp. 248. (Abstract)
  • He, M.L., Chung, Y.-H., Beauchemin, K.A., Mir, P.S., Aalhus, J.L., Dugan, M.E.R, and McAllister, T.A. (2009). "Feeding flaxseed to beef cows increases plasma omega-3 linolenic acid levels.", Journal of Dairy Science (JDS), 92(E-Suppl. 1), pp. 248. (Abstract)
  • He, M.L., Chung, Y.-H., Beauchemin, K.A., Mir, P.S., Aalhus, J.L., Dugan, M.E.R, and McAllister, T.A. (2009). "Feeding flaxseed to beef cows increases plasma omega-3 linolenic acid levels.", ADSA-CSAS-ASAS 2009 Joint Annual Meeting, Montréal Convention Center, Montréal, QC, Canada, July 12-16, 2009. (Abstract)
  • Heendeniya, R., Wright, S., and Aalhus, J.L. (2009 Internal). Annual Performance Management report May, 11, 2009, to Agricultural Bioproducts Innovation Program (ABIP-FOBI) of Agriculture and Agric-Food Canada (AAFC). (Report)
  • Heendeniya, R., Wright, S., and Aalhus, J.L. (2009 Internal). Semi-Annual Progress Report. May, 11, 2009, to Agricultural Bioproducts Innovation Program (ABIP-FOBI) of Agriculture and Agric-Food Canada (AAFC). (Report)
  • Juárez, M., Caine, W.R., Aalhus, J.L., Dugan, M.E.R, Hidiroglou, N., and Uttaro, B. (2009). "Effects of dry-ageing on pork quality of vitamin E enhanced loins.", ADSA-CSAS-ASAS 2009 Joint Annual Meeting, Montréal Convention Center, Montréal, QC, Canada, July 12-16, 2009, Published in: Journal of Animal Science, 87(E-Suppl. 2), pp. 56 (#M172). (Abstract)
  • Juárez, M., Caine, W.R., Aalhus, J.L., Robertson, W.M., and Dugan, M.E.R (2009). "Enhancing pork loin quality attributes through genotype, chilling method and ageing time.", ADSA-CSAS-ASAS 2009 Joint Annual Meeting, Montréal Convention Center, Montréal, QC, Canada, July 12-16, 2009. (Abstract)
  • Meadus, W.J., Uttaro, B., Dugan, M.E.R, Aalhus, J.L., Duff, P., Rolland, D.C., and Gibson, L.L. (2009). "Enrichment of pork products with DHA omega-3 lipids.", 38th Banff Pork Seminar: Bringing Back Profitability, Banff, AB, Canada, January 20-23, 2009. (Abstract)
  • Robertson, W.M., Galbraith, J.K., Aalhus, J.L., Schaefer, A.L., Cook, N., and Larsen, I.L. (2009 Internal). Optimizing slaughter strategies to manage ante mortem stress, carcass and meat quality. Final Report to AARI, Phase 1 of Bison Study. (Report)
  • Walter, L.J., Aalhus, J.L., Robertson, W.M., McAllister, T.A., Gibb, D.J., Dugan, M.E.R, Aldai, N., and McKinnon, J.J. (2009). "Comparison of wheat or corn dried distillers' grains with solubles (DDGS) on performance and carcass characteristics of feedlot steers.", ADSA-CSAS-ASAS 2009 Joint Annual Meeting, Montréal Convention Center, Montréal, QC, Canada, July 12-16, 2009. (Abstract)
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