William Flowers

Animal Science

Works (33)

2018 | journal article

Design and biological effects of a vaginally administered gel containing the GnRH agonist, triptorelin, for synchronizing ovulation in swine

Theriogenology, 112, 44–52.

By: R. Knox, K. Stewart, W. Flowers, M. Swanson, S. Webel & R. Kraeling

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2018 | journal article

High mobility group A2 (HMGA2) deficiency in pigs leads to dwarfism, abnormal fetal resource allocation, and cryptorchidism

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 115(21), 5420–5425.

By: J. Chung, X. Zhang, B. Collins, R. Sper, K. Gleason, S. Simpson, S. Koh, J. Sommer ...

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2018 | journal article

Supplementation of maternal diets with docosahexaenoic acid and methylating vitamins impacts growth and development of fetuses from malnourished gilts

Current Developments in Nutrition, 2(3).

By: H. Lima, X. Lin, S. Jacobi, C. Man, J. Sommer, W. Flowers, A. Blikslager, L. Gonzalez, J. Odle

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 | journal article

Use of heterospermic inseminations and paternity testing to evaluate the relative contributions of common sperm traits and seminal plasma proteins in boar fertility

Animal Reproduction Science, 174, 123–131.

By: W. Flowers, F. Deller & K. Stewart

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 | journal article

Effect of dietary copper amount and source on copper metabolism and oxidative stress of weanling pigs in short-term feeding

Journal of Animal Science, 93(6), 2948–2955.

By: Y. Huang, M. Ashwell, R. Fry, K. Lloyd, W. Flowers & J. Spears

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 | review

Factors Affecting the Efficient Production of Boar Sperm

Reproduction in Domestic Animals.

By: W. Flowers

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 | journal article

Blocking ligand occupancy of the alpha V beta 3 integrin inhibits the development of nephropathy in diabetic pigs

Endocrinology, 155(12), 4665–4675.

By: L. Maile, W. Busby, K. Gollahon, W. Flowers, N. Garbacik, S. Garbacik, K. Stewart, T. Nichols ...

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 | journal article

Effect of gonadotropin releasing factor suppression with an immunological on growth performance, estrus activity, carcass characteristics, and meat quality of market gilts

Journal of Animal Science, 92(10), 4719–4724.

By: B. Bohrer, W. Flowers, J. Kyle, S. Johnson, V. King, J. Spruill, D. Thompson, A. Schroeder, D. Boler

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 | journal article

Effect of dietary selenium on boar sperm quality

Animal Reproduction Science, 138(3-4), 268–275.

By: K. Lovercamp, K. Stewart, X. Lin & W. Flowers

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 | journal article

Effect of social ranks and gestation housing systems on oxidative stress status, reproductive performance, and immune status of sows

Journal of Animal Science, 91(12), 5848–5858.

By: Y. Zhao, W. Flowers, A. Saraiva, K. Yeum & S. Kim

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 | journal article

Triennial reproduction symposium: sperm characteristics that limit success of fertilization

Journal of Animal Science, 91(7), 3022–3029.

By: W. Flowers

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 | journal article

Amount and source of dietary copper affects small intestine morphology, duodenal lipid peroxidation, hepatic oxidative stress, and mRNA expression of hepatic copper regulatory proteins in weanling pigs

Journal of Animal Science, 90(9), 3112–3119.

By: R. Fry, M. Ashwell, K. Lloyd, A. O'Nan, W. Flowers, K. Stewart, J. Spears

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 | journal article

Effects of stress associated with weaning on the adaptive immune system in pigs

Journal of Animal Science, 90(2), 649–656.

By: A. Kick, M. Tompkins, W. Flowers, C. Whisnant & G. Almond

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 | journal article

Breed differences in pig temperament scores during a performance test and their phenotypic relationship with performance

Livestock Science, 136(2-3), 93–101.

By: C. Yoder, C. Maltecca, J. Cassady, W. Flowers, S. Price & M. See

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 | journal article

Effect of season on fresh and cryopreserved stallion semen

Animal Reproduction Science, 119(3-4), 219–227.

By: N. Wrench, C. Pinto, G. Klinefelter, D. Dix, W. Flowers & C. Farin

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 | journal article

Endocrine, ovulatory and reproductive characteristics of sows treated with an intravaginal GnRH agonist

Animal Reproduction Science, 120(1-4), 112–119.

By: K. Stewart, W. Flowers, G. Rampacek, D. Greger, M. Swanson & H. Hafs

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 | conference paper

Genetic and phenotypic variation in reproductive traits of AI boars

In Theriogenology (Vol. 70, pp. 1297–1303).

By: W. Flowers

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 | journal article

Porcine sperm zona binding ability as an indicator of fertility

Animal Reproduction Science, 104(1), 69–82.

By: E. Collins, W. Flowers, R. Shanks & D. Miller

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2019 | journal article

Urinary excretion of collagen degradation markers by sows during postpartum uterine involution

Animal Reproduction Science, 85(02-Jan), 131–145.

By: B. Belstra, W. Flowers, W. Croom, J. Degroot & M. See

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2019 | journal article

Effect of dietary trace mineral concentration and source (inorganic vs. chelated) on performance, mineral status, and fecal mineral excretion in pigs from weaning through finishing

Journal of Animal Science, 82(7), 2140–2147.

By: B. Creech, J. Spears, W. Flowers, G. Hill, K. Lloyd, T. Armstrong, T. Engle

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2019 | journal article

Factors affecting temporal relationships between estrus and ovulation in commercial sow farms

Animal Reproduction Science, 84(04-Mar), 377–394.

By: B. Belstra, W. Flowers & M. See

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2004 | journal article

Growth performance, carcass characteristics, plasma minerals, and fecal mineral excretion in grower-finisher swine fed diets with levels of trace minerals lower than common industry levels

Journal of Swine Health and Production, 12(5), 237–241.

By: E. Van Heugten, P. O'Quinn, D. Funderburke, W. Flowers & J. Spears

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2004 | journal article

Variability in relationships between semen quality and estimates of in vivo and in vitro fertility in boars

Animal Reproduction Science, 81(02-Jan), 97–113.

By: J. Popwell & W. Flowers

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2002 | journal article

Iron methionine as a source of iron for the neonatal pig

Nutrition Research (New York, N.Y.), 22(10), 1209–1217.

By: E. Kegley, J. Spears, W. Flowers & W. Schoenherr

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2002 | journal article

Long-term effects of boron supplementation on reproductive characteristics and bone mechanical properties in gilts

Journal of Animal Science, 80(1), 154–161.

By: T. Armstrong, W. Flowers, J. Spears & F. Nielsen

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

1999 | journal article

Control of the weaning-to-estrus interval in sows using gonadotropins and prostaglandins during lactation

Journal of Animal Science, 77(9), 2533–2539.

By: T. Armstrong, W. Flowers & J. Britt

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

1998 | journal article

Improving boar fertility

Advances in Pork Production, 9(1998), 1–11.

By: B. Flowers

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

1998 | journal article

New ideas on boar and sow fertility examined

Feedstuffs, 70(35), 12–131923.

By: W. Flowers

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

1997 | journal article

Genetically engineered large animal model for studying cone photoreceptor survival and degeneration in retinitis pigmentosa

Nature Biotechnology, 15(10), 965–970.

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

1997 | conference paper

Management of boars for efficient semen production

In Control of pig reproduction V: Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Pig Reproduction, held at Congress Centre Rolduc, Kerkrade, The Netherlands, June 1997 (Journal of reproduction and fertility. Supplement; no. 52) (Vol. 52, pp. 67–78).

By: W. Flowers

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

1997 | chapter

Management of reproduction

In Progress in pig science (pp. 383–405). Thrumpton, Nottingham: Nottingham University Press.

By: W. Flowers

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

1992 | journal article

Artificial insemination in swine

Agri-Practice, 13(2), 36.

By: W. Flowers

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

1992 | journal article

Reproductive performance and estimates of labor requirements associated with combinations of artificial insemination and natural service in swine

Journal of Animal Science, 70(3), 615.

By: W. Flowers & H. Alhusen

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018