Beauchemin, Karen, Ph.D.

Research Scientist - Ruminant Nutrition


Contact Information:

5403 - 1 Avenue South
PO Box 3000
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 4B1
Telephone: 403-317-2235
Fax: 403-317-2182
Email: karen.beauchemin@agr.gc.ca

Areas of Expertise:

  • Ruminant nutrition
  • Digestion and metabolism
  • Feedlot cattle nutrition
  • Dairy cattle nutrition
  • Fiber utilization
  • Effective fiber and rumen function
  • Starch digestion
  • Acidosis and digestive disorders
  • Methane abatement through diet

Current Projects:

  • Reducing the risk of rumen acidosis in feedlot cattle and dairy cows
  • Quantification and reduction of ammonia and methane emissions from beef cattle and dairy cows
  • Use of distillers' grains in feedlot cattle diets
  • Development and utilization of feed enzymes to improve forage utilization by cattle

Affiliations:

  • Adjunct Professor, University of British Columbia
  • Adjunct Professor, University of Alberta
  • Adjunct Professor, University of Saskatchewan

Research Publications:

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

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

Other Science Related Publications:

2016

  • Guyader, J., Benchaar, C., and Beauchemin, K.A. (2016). "What effect does corn silage vs barley silage have on the carbon footprint of milk? A case study from Québec.", Sustainability of Canadian Agriculture: Metrics & Measures Workshop/Webinar, Calgary, AB, Canada, 9 March, 2016. (Presentation)
  • McGinn, S.M., Janzen, H.H., Coates, T.W., Beauchemin, K.A., and Flesch, T.K. (2016). "Ammonia emission from a beef cattle feedlot and its local dry deposition and re-emission.", GGAA Conference, Melbourne, Australia, February 14-18, 2016.
  • Vyas, D., McGinn, S.M., Duval, S., Kindermann, M., and Beauchemin, K.A. (2016). "Determining the optimal dose of 3-nitrooxypropanol for reducing enteric methane emissions from beef cattle fed a high forage diet.", GGAA Conference, Melbourne, Australia, February 14-18, 2016.
  • Vyas, D., McGinn, S.M., Duval, S., Kindermann, M., and Beauchemin, K.A. (2016). "Effects of reducing methane emissions with 3-nitrooxypropanol on growth rate and feed conversion efficiency in beef.", GGAA Conference, Melbourne, Australia, February 14-18, 2016.

2015

  • Alemu, A.W., Little, S.M., Hao, X., Iwaasa, A.D., Baron, V.S., Chai, L.L., Janzen, H.H., Beauchemin, K.A., Thompson, D., and Kröbel, R. (2015). "Application of life cycle assessment approach to beef production systems in the Canadian prairies with regard to environmental impact and energy use efficiency.", LCA Conference XV - A bright green future, Vancouver, Canada, October 6-8, 2015, Presentation.
  • Chai, L.L., Kröbel, R., Beauchemin, K.A., Macdonald, D.J., Janzen, H.H., McGinn, S.M., and Bittman, S. (2015). "Greenhouse gases and ammonia emissions from grazing beef cattle in Alberta and Ontario Canada.", Canadian Society for Bioengineering Conference/CSBE/SCGAB 2015 Annual Conference, Edmonton, AB, Canada, July 5-8, 2015, Presentation.
  • Chai, L.L., Kröbel, R., MacDonald, D., Bittman, S., Janzen, H.H., Beauchemin, K.A., McGinn, S.M., Little, S.M., and Martel, M. (2015). "Ammonia and nitrous oxide emission factors of land applied cattle manure in Alberta and Ontario", Conference of Soil Interfaces for Sustainable Development, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Abstract)
  • Chai, L.L., Kröbel, R., Macdonald, D.J., Bittman, S., Beauchemin, K.A., Janzen, H.H., and McGinn, S.M. (2015). "Developing nitrogen loss fractions for beef and dairy cattle manure storage systems in Canadian ecoregions: a comparison between West and East.", Canadian Society for Bioengineering Conference/CSBE/SCGAB 2015 Annual Conference, Edmonton, AB, Canada, July 5-8, 2015.
  • Kröbel, R., Janzen, H.H., Ellert, B.H., Beauchemin, K.A., and McAllister, T.A. (2015). "Agriculture is neither the culprit nor the solution to Climate Change.", “Our Common Future under Climate Change” Conference, Paris, France, July 7-10, 2015. (Poster)
  • Little, S.M., Beauchemin, K.A., Benchaar, C., Chai, L.L., Janzen, H.H., Kröbel, R., McGeough, E.J., and VanderZaag, A.C. (2015). "Demonstrating the effect of diet on the carbon footprint of a Canadian dairy scenario using whole-systems analysis and the Holos model: corn silage vs. alfalfa silage.", LCA Conference XV - A bright green future, Vancouver, Canada, October 6-8, 2015, Presentation.

2014

  • He, Z., He, M.L., Walker, N.D., Beauchemin, K.A., McAllister, T.A., and Yang, W. (2014). "Supplementing beef cattle finishing diets containing wheat distillers grain with feed enzymes to decrease the ratio of n-6/n- fatty acids in meat.", ADSA-ASAS 2014 Joint Annual Meeting, Kansas City, MO, USA, July 20-24, 2014.
  • He, Z.X., He, M.L., Zhao, Y., Walker, N.D., Beauchemin, K.A., McAllister, T.A., and Yang, W.-Z. (2014). "Supplementing beef cattle finishing diets containing wheat distillers grain with feed enzymes to decrease the ratio of n-6/n-3 fatty acids in meat.", Journal of Dairy Science (JDS), 97(E-Suppl.1), pp. 453. (Abstract)
  • Jancewicz, L.J., Penner, G.A., Swift, M.-L., McKinnon, J.J., Beauchemin, K.A., and McAllister, T.A. (2014). "Diurnal variation in the excretion of fecal nutrients and lignin and nutrient digestibility from cattle offered barley based backgrounding and finishing diets, fed once or twice per day.", 51st Annual Meeting of the Brazilian Society of Animal Science, Sergipe, Brazil, July 29-Aug 1, 2014.
  • Sheppard, S.C., Bittman, S., Donohoe, G., Flaten, D.N., Wittenberg, K.M., Small, J.A., Berthiaume, R.R., McAllister, T.A., Beauchemin, K.A., McKinnon, J.J., and Ominski, K.H. (2014). "A new farm survey of beef management practices in Canada.", Canadian Society of Soil Science Annual Meetings, Banff, AB, Canada, May 4-7, 2014. (Abstract)
  • Vyas, D., Alazzeh, A.Y., McGinn, S.M., Harstad, O.M., Holo, H., McAllister, T.A., and Beauchemin, K.A. (2014). "Efficacy of Propionibacterium strains in mitigating methane emissions from beef heifers fed a high forage diet.", ADSA-ASAS 2014 Joint Annual Meeting, Kansas City, MO, USA, July 20-24, 2014.

2013

  • Beauchemin, K.A., Schwartzkopf-Genswein, K.S.G., and Goldhawk, C.A. (2013). "Validation of Rumination Collars for Beef Cattle.", CSAS-CMSA Joint Annual Meeting, Banff Park Lodge Resort Hotel and Conference Centre, Banff, AB, Canada, June 18-20, 2013, O12-GS, pp. 7.
  • Chai, L.L., Kröbel, R., Janzen, H.H., Beauchemin, K.A., McGinn, S.M., Bittman, S., Atia, A., and Edeogu, I. (2013). "A mass balance model based on total ammoniacal nitrogen for estimating ammonia volatilization from beef cattle manure management in Alberta in Canada.", ASABE Annual International Meeting, Kansas City, MO, USA, July 21-24, 2013, paper #:1596572.
  • Escobar, C., Beauchemin, K.A., and Oba, M. (2013). "Use of Principal Component Analysis to investigate relationships between methane emissions and nutrient composition of diets of beef cattle.", CSAS-CMSA Joint Annual Meeting, Banff Park Lodge Resort Hotel and Conference Centre, Banff, AB, Canada, June 18-20, 2013, P41-GS, pp. 42. (Poster)
  • Goldhawk, C.A., Schwartzkopf-Genswein, K.S.G., and Beauchemin, K.A. (2013). "Validation of rumination collars for beef cattle.", Joint meeting of the Canadian Society of Animal Science and Canadian Meat Science Association, Banff, AB, Canada, June 17-20, 2013.
  • Hünerberg, M., Little, S.M., Beauchemin, K.A., McGinn, S.M., Harstad, O.M., Okine, E.K., and McAllister, T.A. (2013). "Farm-based life cycle assessment of greenhouse gas emissions from beef cattle fed dried distillers’ grains plus solubles.", CSAS-CMSA Joint Annual Meeting, Banff Park Lodge Resort Hotel and Conference Centre, Banff, AB, Canada, June 18-20, 2013, P43-GS, pp. 43. (Poster)
  • Jancewicz, L.J., Penner, G.B., Swift, M.-L., McKinnon, J.J., Beauchemin, K.A., and McAllister, T.A. (2013). "Accuracy of Predicting Feed Efficiency from the Starch Concentration in the Feces of Feedlot Cattle.", CSAS-CMSA Joint Annual Meeting, Banff Park Lodge Resort Hotel and Conference Centre, Banff, AB, Canada, June 18-20, 2013, P69-GS, pp. 54. (Poster)
  • Jancewicz, L.J., Swift, M.-L., Penner, G.B., McKinnon, J.J., Beauchemin, K.A., and McAllister, T.A. (2013). "Using Near-Infrared Spectroscopy to Predict the Relationship Between Fecal Starch Concentration and Feed Efficiency for Feedlot Cattle.", Joint ADSA-ASAS Annual Meeting 2013, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, July 8-12, 2013.
  • Jin, L., Lynch, J.P., Duniere, L., Wang, Y., Baah, J., Beauchemin, K.A., and McAllister, T.A. (2013). "Effect of inoculant containing L. buchneri on ensiling fermentation of whole barley crop.", CSAS-CMSA Joint Annual Meeting, Banff Park Lodge Resort Hotel and Conference Centre, Banff, AB, Canada, June 18-20, 2013, P64, pp. 51. (Poster)
  • Jin, L., Lynch, J.P., Duniere, L., Wang, Y., Baah, J., Beauchemin, K.A., and McAllister, T.A. (2013). "Ensiling properties of whole crop barley and intercropped barley-oat-spring triticale.", CSAS-CMSA Joint Annual Meeting, Banff Park Lodge Resort Hotel and Conference Centre, Banff, AB, Canada, June 18-20, 2013, P63, pp. 51. (Poster)
  • Koenig, K.M., Beauchemin, K.A., and Yang, W.-Z. (2013). "Processing Feed Grains: Factors Affecting the Effectiveness of Grain Processing for Beef and Dairy Cattle Production.", Western Nutrition Conference, Saskatoon, SK, Canada, September 24-26, 2013.
  • Koenig, K.M., Beauchemin, K.A., and Yang, W.-Z. (2013). "Processing feed grains: factors affecting the effectiveness of grain processing for beef and dairy cattle production.", 34th Western Nutrition Conference – Processing, Performance & Profits, Saskatoon, SK, Canada, September 24 - 26, 2013, pp. 62-73.
  • Koenig, K.M., McGinn, S.M., and Beauchemin, K.A. (2013). "Feeding tannins to reduce ammonia emissions from feedlot cattle fed high protein finishing diets containing corn distillers grains.", CSAS-CMSA Joint Annual Meeting, Banff Park Lodge Resort Hotel and Conference Centre, Banff, AB, Canada, June 18-20, 2013, P56, pp. 48. (Poster)
  • Little, S.M., Beauchemin, K.A., Janzen, H.H., Kröbel, R., and Maclean, K. (2013). "Holos - Methodology & Algorithms for Version 2.0.", AAFC Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB, March 21, 2013. (Presentation)
  • Lynch, J.P., Jin, L., Lara, E.C., Church, J.S., Baah, J., and Beauchemin, K.A. (2013). "The ensilage dynamics and nutritive value of alfalfa silage produced using fibrolytic enzymes and a silage inoculant.", CSAS-CMSA Joint Annual Meeting, Banff Park Lodge Resort Hotel and Conference Centre, Banff, AB, Canada, June 18-20, 2013, P22, pp. 33. (Poster)
  • McGeough, E.J., Little, S.M., Janzen, H.H., McAllister, T.A., McGinn, S.M., and Beauchemin, K.A. (2013). "Greenhouse gas emissions from dairying in Eastern Canada – Effects of varying dairy cow replacement rate.", CSAS-CMSA Joint Annual Meeting, Banff Park Lodge Resort Hotel and Conference Centre, Banff, AB, Canada, June 18-20, 2013, P42, pp. 42. (Poster)
  • Romero-Pérez, G.A., Beauchemin, K.A., McGinn, S.M., Okine, E.K., Guan, L.L., Oba, M., and Duval, S. (2013). "The potential of 3-nitrooxipropanol to lower enteric methane emissions from beef cattle.", CSAS-CMSA Joint Annual Meeting, Banff Park Lodge Resort Hotel and Conference Centre, Banff, AB, Canada, June 18-20, 2013, O01-GS, pp. 3.
  • Vyas, D., McGeough, E.J., McGinn, S.M., McAllister, T.A., Beauchemin, K.A., and Smith, A.H. (2013). "Methane emissions in response to various Propionibacterium strains in beef heifers fed a high grain diet.", CSAS-CMSA Joint Annual Meeting, Banff Park Lodge Resort Hotel and Conference Centre, Banff, AB, Canada, June 18-20, 2013, P46, pp. 44. (Poster)
  • Vyas, D., McGeough, E.J., McGinn, S.M., McAllister, T.A., Smith, A.H., and Beauchemin, K.A. (2013). "Methane emissions in response to various Propionibacterium strains in beef heifers fed high forage diet.", CSAS-CMSA Joint Annual Meeting, Banff Park Lodge Resort Hotel and Conference Centre, Banff, AB, Canada, June 18-20, 2013, P47, pp. 45. (Poster)
  • Yang, W.-Z., Li, C., and Beauchemin, K.A. (2013). "Protein source affects growth performance of backgrounded steers.", Prairie Post - Bull Breeders(February 2012), pp. A11.
  • Yang, W.-Z., Xu, L., Li, C.L., and Beauchemin, K.A. (2013). "Effects of protein sources on growth performance of backgrounded steers.", CSAS-CMSA Joint Annual Meeting, Banff Park Lodge Resort Hotel and Conference Centre, Banff, AB, Canada, June 18-20, 2013, P44, pp. 43. (Poster)

2012

  • Alazzeh, A.Y., McAllister, T.A., Beauchemin, K.A., Wang, Y., Holo, H., and Harstad, O.M. (2012). "Potential of Propionibacteria to Mitigate Methane In Vitro.", 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.
  • Alazzeh, A.Y., Sultana, H., McAllister, T.A., Beauchemin, K.A., Wang, Y., Holo, H., and Harstad, O.M. (2012). "In Vitro Methane Mitigation by Different Strains of Propionibacteria.", NJF Nordic Association of Agricultural Scientists.: Seminar no. 453., Climate and Pollution Agency (KLIF), Oslo, Norway, November 5-6, 2012. (Presentation)
  • Avila, J.S., Meale, S.J., McAllister, T.A., He, M.L., Harstad, O.M., Beauchemin, K.A., McGinn, S.M., and Chaves, A.V. (2012). "Effect of replacing barley grain with glycerol in feedlot diets on nutrient digestibility, methane emissions, growth, fatty acid profiles and carcass traits of lambs.", Journal of Animal Science, 90(Suppl. 3). (Abstract)
  • Avila, J.S., Meale, S.J., McAllister, T.A., He, M.L., Harstad, O.M., Beauchemin, K.A., McGinn, S.M., and Chaves, A.V. (2012). "Effect of replacing barley grain with glycerol in feedlot diets on nutrient digestibility, methane emissions, growth, fatty acid profiles and carcass traits of lambs.", Symposium on "Agriculture and greenhouse gases", Oslo, Norway, November 5-6, 2012. (Poster)
  • Beauchemin, K.A. and McGeough, E.J. (2012). "Life cycle assessment - A holistic approach to assessing greenhouse gas emissions from beef and dairy production.", Revista Argentina de Producción Animal, 32, pp. 69-76.
  • Chung, Y.-H., He, M.L., McGinn, S.M., McAllister, T.A., and Beauchemin, K.A. (2012). "Methane suppressing effect of flaxseed in diets containing hay or silage.", Journal of Animal Science, 88(Suppl. 2), pp. 871-872 (#1136). (Abstract)
  • Hünerberg, M., Holtshausen, L., McAllister, T.A., Beauchemin, K.A., and Okine, E.K. (2012). "In vitro methane production from increasing levels of corn- or wheat-based dried distillers grains with solubles.", Journal of Animal Science, 88(Suppl. 2), pp. 425 (#T361). (Abstract)
  • Hünerberg, M., McAllister, T.A., Beauchemin, K.A., McGinn, S.M., Harstad, O.M., and Okine, E.K. (2012). "Effect of dried distillers’ grains with solubles on enteric methane emissions and nitrogen excretion from finishing beef cattle.", 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.
  • Hünerberg, M., McAllister, T.A., Beauchemin, K.A., and Okine, E.K. (2012). "Effect of dried distillers’ grains plus solubles on enteric methane emissions and nitrogen excretion from finishing beef cattle.", Symposium on "Agriculture and greenhouse gases", Oslo, Norway, November 5-6, 2012. (Poster)
  • Hünerberg, M., McAllister, T.A., McGinn, S.M., Beauchemin, K.A., and Okine, E.K. (2012). "Use of dried distillers’ grains with solubles to reduce enteric methane emissions from growing beef cattle.", Symposium on "Agriculture and greenhouse gases", Oslo, Norway, November 5-6, 2012. (Poster)
  • Li, C., Li, J.-Q., Beauchemin, K.A., and Yang, W.-Z. (2012). "In vitro intestinal amino acid digestibility of distillers grains varies with grain source and milling process.", ADSA-AMPA-ASAS-CSAS-WSASAS 2012 Joint Annual Meeting, Hyatt Regency, Phoenix, AZ, USA, July 15-19, 2012, Published in: Journal of Animal Science, 90(Suppl. 3), pp. 593. (Abstract).
  • Li, C., Li, J.-Q., Beauchemin, K.A., and Yang, W.-Z. (2012). "Ruminal degradability, duodenal flow and intestinal digestibility of protein from canola meal or corn and wheat distillers grains in growing beef heifers.", ADSA-AMPA-ASAS-CSAS-WSASAS 2012 Joint Annual Meeting, Hyatt Regency, Phoenix, AZ, USA, July 15-19, 2012, Published in: Journal of Dairy Science (JDS), 95 (Suppl. 2), pp. 361 (Abstract).
  • Li, C., Li, J.-Q., and Beauchemin, K.A. (2012). "In vitro intestinal amino acid digestibility of distillers grains varies with grain source and milling process.", ADSA-AMPA-ASAS-CSAS-WSASAS 2012 Joint Annual Meeting, Hyatt Regency, Phoenix, AZ, USA, July 15-19, 2012.
  • McGeough, E.J., Chung, Y.-H., Beauchemin, K.A., McGinn, S.M., Harstad, O.M., and McAllister, T.A. (2012). "Methane emissions and diet digestibility from sheep offered diets varying in fat content and nutritive value", Symposium on "Agriculture and greenhouse gases", Oslo, Norway, November 5-6, 2012. (Poster)
  • McGeough, E.J., Chung, Y.-H., Beauchemin, K.A., McGinn, S.M., and McAllister, T.A. (2012). "Methane emissions and diet digestibility for sheep offered diets varying in fat content and forage quality.", Journal of Animal Science, 90(Suppl. 3), pp. 129-130 (#M352). (Abstract)
  • McGeough, E.J., Little, S.M., Janzen, H.H., McAllister, T.A., McGinn, S.M., and Beauchemin, K.A. (2012). "Life-cycle assessment of greenhouse gas emissions from dairy production in Eastern Canada: A case study.", Symposium on "Agriculture and greenhouse gases", Oslo, Norway, November 5-6, 2012, Oral Presentation.
  • Petri, R.M., Schwaiger, T., Penner, G.B., Beauchemin, K.A., Forster, R.J., McKinnon, J.J., and McAllister, T.A. (2012). "From Forage to Grain: Community Structures of Rumen Epithelial Bacteria in Cattle.", General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, San Fransico, California, USA, June 16-19, 2012.
  • Storlien, T. M., Beauchemin, K.A., McAllister, T.A., Prestløkken, E., Helberg, A., Galmeus, D., and Harstad, O.M. (2012). "The effect of including rape seed in the concentrate on enteric methane production from dairy cows on pasture.", Symposium on "Agriculture and greenhouse gases", Oslo, Norway, November 5-6, 2012. (Poster)
  • Storlien, T. M., Harstad, O.M., Almøy, T., Volden, H., Beauchemin, K.A., and McAllister, T.A. (2012). "Prediction of enteric methane production from dairy cows.", Symposium on "Agriculture and greenhouse gases", Oslo, Norway, November 5-6, 2012. (Poster)
  • Zhou, M., Hünerberg, M., Beauchemin, K.A., McAllister, T.A., Okine, E.K., and Guan, L.L. (2012). "Comparison of animal and dietary effects on ruminal methanogens and their association with protozoa in beef cattle.", 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.
  • Zhou, M., Hünerberg, M., Beauchemin, K.A., McAllister, T.A., Okine, E.K., and Guan, L.L. (2012). "Comparison of animal and dietary effects on ruminal methanogens and their association with protozoa in beef cattle.", Symposium on "Agriculture and greenhouse gases", Oslo, Norway, November 5-6, 2012. (Poster)

2011

  • Beauchemin, K.A., McGeough, E.J., Little, S.M., Janzen, H.H., McAllister, T.A., McGinn, S.M., and Maclean, K. (2011). "GHG modelling activities: an overview.", Seminar on Greenhouse Gases from Agriculture, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway, June 29, 2011. (Presentation)
  • Beauchemin, K.A., McGeough, E.J., Little, S.M., Janzen, H.H., McAllister, T.A., McGinn, S.M., and Maclean, K. (2011). "The Holos Model: reflections on progress and future plans.", Norway, June 2011. (Presentation)
  • Beauchemin, K.A., McGeough, E.J., and Janzen, H.H. (2011). "Life cycle assessment - A holistic approach to assessing greenhouse gas emissions from beef and dairy production.", 1st Joint meeting of the American Society of Animal Science and the Association Argentina de Production Animal, Mar del Plata, Argentina, October 4-7, 2011. (Presentation)
  • Hünerberg, M., McAllister, T.A., McGinn, S.M., Beauchemin, K.A., and Okine, E.K. (2011). "Effect of dried distillers’ grains with solubles on enteric methane emissions from finishing beef cattle.", 32nd Western Nutrition Conference: Quality from Complexity, Crowne Plaza Chateau Lacombe, Edmonton, AB, Canada, September 14-15, 2011.
  • Koenig, K.M., Beauchemin, K.A., and McGinn, S.M. (2011). "Feeding tannins to reduce nitrogen losses from feedlot cattle fed high protein diets containing distillers grains 1. Animal performance and plasma urea nitrogen.", Journal of Dairy Science (JDS), 94(E-Suppl. 1), pp. 111. (Abstract)
  • Koenig, K.M., Beauchemin, K.A., and McGinn, S.M. (2011). "Feeding tannins to reduce nitrogen losses from feedlot cattle fed high protein diets containing distillers grains 1. Animal performance and plasma urea nitrogen.", ADSA-PSA-AMPA-CSAS-ASAS 2011 Joint Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, USA, July 11-14, 2011. (Poster)
  • Koenig, K.M., Beauchemin, K.A., and McGinn, S.M. (2011). "Feeding tannins to reduce nitrogen losses from feedlot cattle fed high protein diets containing distillers grains 2. Nutrient digestibility and route of nitrogen excretion.", Journal of Dairy Science (JDS), 94(E-Suppl. 1), pp. 111. (Abstract)
  • Koenig, K.M., Beauchemin, K.A., and McGinn, S.M. (2011). "Feeding tannins to reduce nitrogen losses from feedlot cattle fed high protein diets containing distillers grains 2. Nutrient digestibility and route of nitrogen excretion.", ADSA-PSA-AMPA-CSAS-ASAS 2011 Joint Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, USA, July 11-14, 2011. (Poster)
  • McGeough, E.J. and Beauchemin, K.A. (2011). "Measuring up.", Milk Producer, 2011(November 2011), pp. 34-37.
  • Yang, W.-Z., Li, Y.L., McAllister, T.A., and Beauchemin, K.A. (2011). "The use of wheat-based dried distillers grains as a source of energy and roughage in finishing rations.", Open House & Field Day at the Lethbridge Research Centre 2011, Lethbridge, AB, Canada, July 20, 2011.
  • Yang, W.-Z., McAllister, T.A., and Beauchemin, K.A. (2011). "Use of wheat-based dried distillers grains studied?", Prairie Post - Bull Breeders, 2011, pp. A8.

2010

  • Beauchemin, K.A., Janzen, H.H., Little, S.M., McAllister, T.A., and McGinn, S.M. (2010). "Mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions from beef production in Canada – an evaluation using Holos-R life cycle analysis.", 4th International Greenhouse Gases and Animal Agriculture Conference (GGAA), Banff Park Lodge, Banff, AB, Canada, October 3-8, 2010. (Abstract)
  • Hao, X., Benke, M.B., Li, C.L., Larney, F.J., Beauchemin, K.A., and McAllister, T.A. (2010). "Effect of adding tannin to feedlot cattle diets and nitrite-oxidizing bacteria during composting on greenhouse gas emissions from manure compost.", 4th International Greenhouse Gases and Animal Agriculture Conference (GGAA), Banff Park Lodge, Banff, AB, Canada, October 3-8, 2010, pp. 59.
  • 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)
  • Liestøl, S.H.-O., Beauchemin, K.A., Harstad, O.M., Holtshausen, L., McAllister, T.A., and Volden, H. (2010). "The effect of neutral detergent fibre digestibility of grass silage on in vitro methane production.", 4th International Greenhouse Gases and Animal Agriculture Conference (GGAA), Banff Park Lodge, Banff, AB, Canada, October 3-8, 2010. (Abstract)
  • Moya, D., Mazzenga, A., Holtshausen, L., Cozzi, G., González, L., Calsamiglia, S., Gibb, D.J., McAllister, T.A., Beauchemin, K.A., and Schwartzkopf-Genswein, K.S.G. (2010). "Feeding behavior and ruminal acidosis in beef cattle offered a total mixed ration or dietary components separately.", Journal of Animal Science, 88(E-Suppl. 2), pp. 18. (Abstract)
  • Stagno, J.A., Chaves, A.V., Beauchemin, K.A., McAllister, T.A., and McGinn, S.M. (2010). "Effects of replacing barley in feedlot diets with increasing levels of glycerol on in vitro methane production.", 4th International Greenhouse Gases and Animal Agriculture Conference (GGAA), Banff Park Lodge, Banff, AB, Canada, October 3-8, 2010. (Abstract)

2009

  • Beauchemin, K.A. (2009). "Can we slow the rate of barley digestion in the rumen to control acidosis without decreasing performance? Exploring synergies in the techniques used to assess the value of barley for malting and ruminant feed.", Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada – Canadian Grains Commission Meeting, Lethbridge, AB, Canada, January 22, 2009. (Presentation)
  • Beauchemin, K.A. (2009). "Feeding strategies to reduce methane loss in cattle.", 45th Eastern Nutrition Conference (ENC), Quebec City, QC, Canada, March 14, 2009, pp. 49-161. (Presentation)
  • Beauchemin, K.A. and McGinn, S.M. (2009). "Réduire les émissions de méthane?", Le Producteur de Lait Québécois, 2009(Dec/Jan), pp. 39-40.
  • Beauchemin, K.A. and Penner, G.A. (2009). "New developments in understanding ruminal acidosis in dairy cows.", 2009 Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference (TSDNC), Grand Wayne Convention Center, Fort Wayne, IN, USA, April 21-22, 2009.
  • Beauchemin, K.A. and Yang, W.-Z. (2009 Internal). Nutritional strategies to improve health, well-being and production efficiency of beef cattle. Annual Research Project Progress Report to AAFC. (Report)
  • Beauchemin, K.A., Rode, L.M., and McAllister, T.A. (2009). "Use of direct-fed microbials in optimizing the rumen environment of dairy cows.", 2009 Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference (TSDNC), Grand Wayne Convention Center, Fort Wayne, IN, USA, April 21-22, 2009.
  • Chung, Y.-H., Holtshausen, L., Walker, N., and Beauchemin, K.A. (2009). "Effects of Saccharomyces cerevisiae on ruminal pH and fermentation of Holstein dairy cows (Abstract T2600).", Journal of Dairy Science (JDS), 92(E-Suppl. 1), pp. 279. (Abstract)
  • Chung, Y.-H., Holtshausen, L., Walker, N., and Beauchemin, K.A. (2009). "Effects of Saccharomyces cerevisiae on ruminal pH and fermentation of Holstein dairy cows.", Journal of Animal Science, 87(E-Suppl. 2), pp. 277 (#T260). (Abstract)
  • Chung, Y.-H., McGinn, S.M., Walker, N., and Beauchemin, K.A. (2009). "Effects of two strains of Saccharomyces cerevisiae on methane emissions from Holstein dairy cattle (Abstract 372).", Journal of Animal Science, 87(E-Suppl. 2), pp. 343. (Abstract)
  • Chung, Y.-H., McGinn, S.M., Walker, N., and Beauchemin, K.A. (2009). "Effects of two strains of Saccharomyces cerevisiae on methane emissions from Holstein dairy cattle (Abstract 372).", Journal of Dairy Science (JDS), 92(E-Suppl. 1), pp. 343. (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 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)
  • Holtshausen, L. and Beauchemin, K.A. (2009). "Potential of yeast-supplemented barley based dairy cow diets (Abstract).", Journal of Dairy Science (JDS), 92(E-Suppl. 1), pp. 279 (#T262). (Abstract)
  • Holtshausen, L., Beauchemin, K.A., and Schwartzkopf-Genswein, K.S.G. (2009). "Ruminal pH profile of feedlot steers during a 3-week transition from a high-forage to high-concentrate diet (Abstract T319).", Journal of Animal Science, 87(E-Suppl. 2), pp. 298. (Abstract)
  • Holtshausen, L., Beauchemin, K.A., and Schwartzkopf-Genswein, K.S.G. (2009). "Ruminal pH profile of feedlot steers during a 3-week transition from a high-forage to high-concentrate diet (Abstract T319).", Journal of Dairy Science (JDS), 92(E-Suppl. 1), pp. 298. (Abstract)
  • Holtshausen, L., Beauchemin, K.A., and Sullivan, J.B. (2009). "Use of Levucell® yeast in barley based dairy cow diets.", 27th Western Canadian Dairy Seminar (WCDS): Forging Ahead Through Challenging, Capri Centre, Red Deer, AB, Canada, March 10-13, 2009, 21, pp. 376. (Abstract)
  • Holtshausen, L., Chaves, A.V., Beauchemin, K.A., McGinn, S.M., McAllister, T.A., Odongo, N.E., Cheeke, P.R., and Benchaar, C. (2009). "Feeding saponin-containing Yucca schidigera and Quillaja saponaria to decrease enteric methane production in dairy cows [J. Dairy Sci. 92, pp. 2809-2821] (Erratum).", Journal of Dairy Science (JDS), 92(7), pp. 3543.
  • Koenig, K.M., McGinn, S.M., and Beauchemin, K.A. (2009). "Ammonia emissions from beef feedlot cattle fed corn-based backgrounding and finishing diets varying in protein concentration and source (Abstract 107).", Journal of Animal Science, 87(E-Suppl. 2). (Abstract)
  • Koenig, K.M., McGinn, S.M., and Beauchemin, K.A. (2009). "Ammonia emissions from beef feedlot cattle fed corn-based backgrounding and finishing diets varying in protein concentration and source (Abstract 107).", Journal of Dairy Science (JDS), 92(E-Suppl. 1), pp. 146. (Abstract)
  • Mamedova, L.K., Penner, G.B., Beauchemin, K.A., Oba, M., and Bradford, B.J. (2009). "Production of angiopoietin-like protein 4 in ruminal tissue is decreased with increasing dietary fermentability (Abstract 116).", Journal of Animal Science, 87(E-Suppl. 2), pp. 149. (Abstract)
  • Mamedova, L.K., Penner, G.B., Beauchemin, K.A., Oba, M., and Bradford, B.J. (2009). "Production of angiopoietin-like protein 4 in ruminal tissue is decreased with increasing dietary fermentability (Abstract 116).", Journal of Dairy Science (JDS), 92(E-Suppl. 1), pp. 149. (Abstract)
  • McAllister, T.A., Beauchemin, K.A., Baah, J., Teather, R.M., and Stanford, K.I.M. (2009). "A review of direct-fed microbials to mitigate pathogens and enhance cattle production.", Journal of Dairy Science (JDS), 92(E-Suppl. 1), pp. 538. (Abstract)
  • McAllister, T.A., Beauchemin, K.A., Baah, J., Teather, R.M., and Stanford, K.I.M. (2009). "A review of the use of direct-fed microbials to mitigate pathogens and enhance production in cattle (Abstract 645).", Journal of Animal Science, 87(E-Suppl. 2), pp. 538. (Abstract)
  • McAllister, T.A., Beauchemin, K.A., Baah, J., Teather, R.M., and Stanford, K.I.M. (2009). "A review of the use of direct-fed microbials to mitigate pathogens and enhance production in cattle (Abstract 645).", Journal of Dairy Science (JDS), 92(E-Suppl. 1), pp. 538. (Abstract)
  • McKinnon, J.J., Yang, W.-Z., McAllister, T.A., Beauchemin, K.A., and Gibb, D.J. (2009 Internal). Evaluation of wheat-based distillers’ grains from ethanol plants for feedlot cattle. University of Saskatchewan. Collaborative Research and Development (CRD) Grants Progress Report, File# CRDPJ 363674 - 07. (Report)
  • Mohammed, R., Kennelly, J.J., Kramer, J.K.G., Beauchemin, K.A., Stanton, C.S., and Murphy, J.J. (2009). "Effect of grain type and processing method on rumen fermentation and milk rumenic acid production (Abstract 707).", Journal of Animal Science, 87(E-Suppl. 2), pp. 556. (Abstract)
  • Mohammed, R., Kennelly, J.J., Kramer, J.K.G., Beauchemin, K.A., Stanton, C.S., and Murphy, J.J. (2009). "Effect of grain type and processing method on rumen fermentation and milk rumenic acid production (Abstract 707).", Journal of Dairy Science (JDS), 92(E-Suppl. 1), pp. 556. (Abstract)
  • Yang, W.-Z., Benchaar, C., Ametaj, B.N., He, M.L., and Beauchemin, K.A. (2009). "Effect of feeding eugenol on ruminal fermentation and carbohydrate digestion in the digestive tract of beef cattle fed finishing ration (Abstract T252).", Journal of Animal Science, 87(E-Suppl. 2), pp. 276 (#T252). (Abstract)
  • Yang, W.-Z., Benchaar, C., Ametaj, B.N., He, M.L., and Beauchemin, K.A. (2009). "Effect of feeding eugenol on ruminal fermentation and carbohydrate digestion in the digestive tract of beef cattle fed finishing ration.", ADSA-CSAS-ASAS 2009 Joint Annual Meeting, Montréal Convention Center, Montréal, QC, Canada, July 12-16, 2009.
  • Yang, W.-Z., Benchaar, C., Ametaj, B.N., Walker, N., He, M.L., Beauchemin, K.A. (2009). "Effect of feeding eugenol on ruminal fermentation and carbohydrate digestion in the digestive tract of beef cattle fed finishing ration.", Journal of Dairy Science (JDS), 92(E-Suppl. 1), pp. 276. (Abstract)
  • Yang, W.-Z., Benchaar, C., He, M.L., and Beauchemin, K.A. (2009). "Site and extent of feed digestion in the digestive tract of beef cattle fed high-grain diet supplemented with cinnamaldehyde or eugenol.", in Chilliard, Y., Glasser, F., Faulconnier, Y., Bocquier, F., Veissier, I., and Doreau, M. (eds.) - Ruminant physiology 2009. Digestion, metabolism, and effects of nutrition on reproduction and welfare, Wageningen Academic Publishers, The Netherlands, Chapter Short communications - Digestion and absorption, pp. 408-409.
  • Yang, W.-Z., Benchaar, C., He, M.L., and Beauchemin, K.A. (2009). "Site and extent of feed digestion in the digestive tract of feedlot beef cattle supplemented with cinnamaldehyde or eugenol.", XIth International Symposium on Ruminant Physiology, Clermont-Ferrand, France, September 6-9, 2009. (Poster)
  • Yang, W.-Z., McAllister, T.A., Beauchemin, K.A., and Gibb, D.J. (2009 Internal). Optimization of wheat-based distillers grains in finishing diets of beef cattle. Annual report to ALMA. (Report)
  • Yang, W.-Z., McKinnon, J.J., McAllister, T.A., Beauchemin, K.A., and Gibb, D.J. (2009 Internal). Evaluation of distillers’ grains from ethanol plants for feedlot cattle. Annual report to Beef Cattle Research Council., AAFC Lethbridge Research Centre, AB and University of Saskatchewan. (Report)
  • Yang, W.-Z., McKinnon, J.J., McAllister, T.A., Beauchemin, K.A., and Gibb, D.J. (2009). "Effect of varying ratios of corn to wheat grain in ethanol production on fermentation of ethanol by-product in batch culture (Abstract M269).", Journal of Dairy Science (JDS), 92(E-Suppl. 1), pp. 86. (Abstract)
  • Yang, W.-Z., McKinnon, J.J., McAllister, T.A., Gibb, D.J., and Beauchemin, K.A. (2009). "Effect of varying ratios of corn to wheat grain in ethanol production on fermentation of ethanol by-product in batch culture.", Journal of Animal Science, 87(E-Suppl. 2), pp. 86. (Abstract)
  • Yang, W.-Z., McKinnon, J.J., McAllister, T.A., Gibb, D.J., and Beauchemin, K.A. (2009). "Effect of varying ratios of corn to wheat grain in ethanol production on fermentation of ethanol by-product in batch culture.", ADSA-CSAS-ASAS 2009 Joint Annual Meeting, Montréal Convention Center, Montréal, QC, Canada, July 12-16, 2009. (Poster)
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