Works (33)

Updated: July 6th, 2023 21:15

2022 journal article

Metabolic and antioxidant status during transition is associated with changes in the granulosa cell transcriptome in the preovulatory follicle in high-producing dairy cows at the time of breeding

JOURNAL OF DAIRY SCIENCE, 105(8), 6956–6972.

By: W. Marei*, J. De Bie*, I. Xhonneux*, S. Andries*, J. Britt n & J. Leroy*

co-author countries: Belgium 🇧🇪 Egypt 🇪🇬 United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: high-yielding dairy cow; beta-carotene; nonesterified fatty acids; metabolic stress; folliculogenesis
MeSH headings : Animals; Antioxidants / metabolism; Breeding; Cattle; Fatty Acids, Nonesterified; Female; Granulosa Cells / metabolism; Humans; Lactation / physiology; Postpartum Period / metabolism; Transcriptome
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 22, 2022

2021 journal article

Review: Perspective on high-performing dairy cows and herds

Animal.

By: J. Britt n, R. Cushman*, C. Dechow*, H. Dobson*, P. Humblot*, M. Hutjens*, G. Jones, F. Mitloehner* ...

co-author countries: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 🇬🇧 Sweden 🇸🇪 United States of America 🇺🇸
MeSH headings : Animals; Cattle / genetics; Dairying; Farms; Female; Lactation; Milk; Reproduction
Source: ORCID
Added: May 30, 2023

2019 article

How reproductive management technologies will shape the dairy industry 50 years from now.

Britt, J. H. (2019, July). JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE, Vol. 97, pp. 117–117.

By: J. Britt n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: future dairy herd
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 12, 2019

2018 review

Invited review: Learning from the future-A vision for dairy farms and cows in 2067

[Review of ]. JOURNAL OF DAIRY SCIENCE, 101(5), 3722–3741.

By: J. Britt n, R. Cushman*, C. Dechow*, H. Dobson*, P. Humblot*, M. Hutjens*, G. Jones, P. Ruegg*, I. Sheldon*, J. Stevenson*

co-author countries: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 🇬🇧 Sweden 🇸🇪 United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: dairy; future; technology; management
MeSH headings : Animals; Asia; Cattle / genetics; Cattle / growth & development; Cattle / metabolism; Dairying / economics; Dairying / methods; Dairying / trends; Farms / economics; Female; Milk / economics; Milk / metabolism
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

A 100-Year Review: Practical female reproductive management

JOURNAL OF DAIRY SCIENCE, 100(12), 10292–10313.

By: J. Stevenson* & J. Britt n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: dairy cow; management; reproduction; technology
MeSH headings : Animals; Cattle / physiology; Dairying / methods; Female; Insemination, Artificial / veterinary; Pregnancy; Reproduction / physiology
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 review

Nutrition and maternal metabolic health in relation to oocyte and embryo quality: critical views on what we learned from the dairy cow model

[Review of ]. REPRODUCTION FERTILITY AND DEVELOPMENT, 27(4), 693–703.

By: J. Leroy*, S. Valckx*, L. Jordaens*, J. De Bie*, K. Desmet*, V. Van Hoeck, J. Britt n, W. Marei*, P. Bols*

co-author countries: Belgium 🇧🇪 United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: research models
MeSH headings : Animal Nutritional Physiological Phenomena / physiology; Animals; Cattle; Dairying; Embryo, Mammalian / metabolism; Embryonic Development / physiology; Female; Fertility / physiology; Humans; Lactation / physiology; Maternal Nutritional Physiological Phenomena / physiology; Models, Animal; Oocytes / metabolism; Pregnancy
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 review

INVITED REVIEW: Animal science departments of the future

[Review of ]. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE, 86(11), 3235–3244.

By: J. Britt*, E. Aberle*, K. Esbenshade n & J. Males*

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: animal science department; contemporary food animal production; funding; land-grant college; university
MeSH headings : Animal Husbandry / education; Animal Husbandry / trends; Animals; Food Industry / education; Food Industry / trends; Humans; Universities / trends
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2001 journal article

Alteration of activation, growth, and atresia of bovine preantral follicles by long-term treatment of cows with estradiol and recombinant bovine somatotropin

BIOLOGY OF REPRODUCTION, 65(2), 581–586.

By: R. Cushman n, J. DeSouza n, V. Hedgpeth n & J. Britt n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: apoptosis; estradiol; follicle; growth hormone; ovary
MeSH headings : Animals; Apoptosis; Cattle / physiology; Drug Implants; Estradiol / administration & dosage; Estradiol / pharmacology; Female; Follicular Atresia / drug effects; Human Growth Hormone / administration & dosage; Human Growth Hormone / pharmacology; Immunohistochemistry; Ovarian Follicle / chemistry; Ovarian Follicle / drug effects; Ovarian Follicle / physiology; Proliferating Cell Nuclear Antigen / analysis
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2001 journal article

Effect of long-term treatment with recombinant bovine somatotropin and estradiol on hormone concentrations and ovulatory response of superovulated cattle

THERIOGENOLOGY, 55(7), 1533–1547.

By: R. Cushman n, J. DeSouza n, V. Hedgpeth n & J. Britt n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: cattle; follicle; superovulation; growth hormone; estradiol
MeSH headings : Animals; Body Weight; Cattle / physiology; Drug Implants; Estradiol / administration & dosage; Estradiol / blood; Female; Follicle Stimulating Hormone / pharmacology; Follicular Fluid / chemistry; Growth Hormone / administration & dosage; Growth Hormone / blood; Hormones / blood; Insulin-Like Growth Factor I / analysis; Ovulation / drug effects; Recombinant Proteins / administration & dosage; Superovulation
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2001 journal article

Ovarian follicular development following administration of progesterone or aspiration of ovarian follicles in Holstein cows

THERIOGENOLOGY, 55(3), 805–821.

By: J. Cavalieri*, P. Farin*, J. Kinder, S. Van Camp*, M. Whitacre*, S. Washburn*, J. Britt*

author keywords: ovarian follicle aspiration; FSH; progesterone; synchronization; ultrasonography
MeSH headings : Animals; Biopsy, Needle / veterinary; Cattle / physiology; Dinoprost / pharmacology; Estradiol / blood; Estrus; Estrus Synchronization / blood; Female; Follicle Stimulating Hormone / blood; Ovarian Follicle / drug effects; Ovarian Follicle / growth & development; Ovary / diagnostic imaging; Ovulation; Progesterone / pharmacology; Ultrasonography
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2001 journal article

The effect of early postnatal treatment with a gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist on the developmental profiles of testicular steroid hormones in the intact male pig

Journal of Animal Science, 79(4), 1003–1010.

By: P. Sinclair*, E. Squires*, J. Raeside*, J. Britt n & V. Hedgpeth n

co-author countries: Canada 🇨🇦 United States of America 🇺🇸
MeSH headings : Adipose Tissue / chemistry; Androstenes / analysis; Animals; Dehydroepiandrosterone Sulfate / analysis; Leuprolide / pharmacology; Male; Organ Size / drug effects; Random Allocation; Submandibular Gland / chemistry; Swine / growth & development; Testis / growth & development; Testis / metabolism; Testosterone / blood
Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2000 journal article

Evaluation of numbers of microscopic and macroscopic follicles in cattle selected for twinning

Journal of Animal Science, 78(6), 1564–1567.

By: R. Cushman n, V. Hedgpeth n, S. Echternkamp* & J. Britt n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
MeSH headings : Animals; Breeding; Cattle / anatomy & histology; Cattle / genetics; Cattle / physiology; Female; Ovarian Follicle / anatomy & histology; Ovary / anatomy & histology; Pregnancy; Pregnancy, Multiple / physiology; Surface Properties; Twins
Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2000 journal article

In vivo oxytocin release from microdialyzed bovine corpora lutea during spontaneous and prostaglandin-induced regression

BIOLOGY OF REPRODUCTION, 62(3), 726–730.

By: D. Shaw n & J. Britt n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
MeSH headings : Animals; Cattle; Corpus Luteum / drug effects; Corpus Luteum / metabolism; Dinoprost / pharmacology; Female; Microdialysis; Oxytocin / metabolism
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2000 journal article

Influence of vitamin A injection before mating on oocyte development, follicular hormones, and ovulation in gilts fed high-energy diets

Journal of Animal Science, 78(6), 1598–1607.

By: S. Whaley n, V. Hedgpeth n, C. Farin n, N. Martus n, F. Jayes n & J. Britt n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
MeSH headings : Animal Feed; Animals; Dinoprost / metabolism; Embryonic and Fetal Development / drug effects; Energy Metabolism; Estradiol / metabolism; Female; Follicle Stimulating Hormone / blood; Granulosa Cells / drug effects; Granulosa Cells / metabolism; Insulin-Like Growth Factor I / metabolism; Luteinizing Hormone / blood; Oocytes / drug effects; Oocytes / growth & development; Ovulation / drug effects; Progesterone / metabolism; Sexual Behavior, Animal / drug effects; Swine / metabolism; Vitamin A / pharmacology
Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
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 n, W. Flowers n & J. Britt n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
MeSH headings : Animals; Chorionic Gonadotropin / pharmacology; Corpus Luteum / drug effects; Dinoprost / pharmacology; Estrus / drug effects; Female; Lactation; Ovulation Induction; Progesterone / pharmacology; Swine / physiology; Time Factors; Weaning
Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

1999 journal article

Effects of active immunization against growth-hormone releasing factor on puberty and reproductive development in gilts

Journal of Animal Science, 77(7), 1807–1814.

By: K. Swanchara n, J. Armstrong n & J. Britt n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
MeSH headings : Animals; Female; Growth Hormone / blood; Growth Hormone-Releasing Hormone / immunology; Growth Hormone-Releasing Hormone / physiology; Humans; Insulin-Like Growth Factor I / metabolism; Recombinant Proteins / immunology; Reproduction / immunology; Sexual Maturation / immunology; Swine / growth & development; Swine / immunology; Vaccination
Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

1999 journal article

Estimates of pregnancy outcomes based on selection of bovine embryos produced in vivo or in vitro

THERIOGENOLOGY, 52(4), 659–670.

By: P. Farin n, B. Slenning n & J. Britt n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: cattle; embryo quality; evaluators; pregnancy rates; model
MeSH headings : Animals; Cattle; Embryo Transfer / veterinary; Embryonic and Fetal Development; Female; Fertilization in Vitro / veterinary; Pregnancy; Pregnancy Outcome / veterinary; Probability; Video Recording
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

1999 journal article

Superovulatory response of one ovary is related to the micro- and macroscopic population of follicles in the contralateral ovary of the cow

BIOLOGY OF REPRODUCTION, 60(2), 349–354.

By: R. Cushman n, J. DeSouza n, V. Hedgpeth n & J. Britt n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
MeSH headings : Animals; Cattle / physiology; Corpus Luteum / physiology; Female; Follicle Stimulating Hormone / pharmacology; Ovarian Follicle / anatomy & histology; Ovarian Follicle / drug effects; Ovariectomy; Superovulation
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

1999 journal article

Technical note: Use of slow-release estradiol and prostaglandin F-2 alpha to induce pseudopregnancy and control estrus in gilts

Journal of Animal Science, 77(11), 2883–2885.

By: R. Cushman n, P. Davis, U. Boonyaprakob*, V. Hedgpeth*, P. Burns & J. Britt*

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
MeSH headings : Animals; Delayed-Action Preparations; Dinoprost / administration & dosage; Dinoprost / pharmacology; Estradiol / administration & dosage; Estradiol / pharmacology; Estrus / drug effects; Female; Pseudopregnancy / chemically induced; Swine
Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

1999 journal article

Use of an ovarian biopsy to predict surface follicle numbers on the bovine ovary.

Biology of Reproduction, 60(1999), 107.

By: J. Britt, R. Cushman, V. Hedgpeth & D. Shaw

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

1997 journal article

Evidence that injection of vitamin A before mating may improve embryo survival in gilts fed normal or high-energy diets

Journal of Animal Science, 75(4), 1071–1077.

By: S. Whaley n, V. Hedgpeth n & J. Britt n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
MeSH headings : Animals; Aromatase / analysis; Diet / veterinary; Embryo, Mammalian / drug effects; Embryo, Mammalian / enzymology; Embryo, Mammalian / physiology; Embryonic and Fetal Development / drug effects; Embryonic and Fetal Development / physiology; Energy Intake / physiology; Estradiol / blood; Female; Gestational Age; Injections / methods; Injections / veterinary; Litter Size / drug effects; Ovulation / physiology; Pregnancy; Pregnancy, Animal / physiology; Progesterone / blood; Swine / blood; Swine / embryology; Swine / physiology; Vitamin A / administration & dosage; Vitamin A / pharmacology
Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

1997 journal article

Role of gonadotropin-releasing hormone pulse frequency in differential regulation of gonadotropins in the gilt

BIOLOGY OF REPRODUCTION, 56(4), 1012–1019.

By: F. Jayes n, J. Britt n & K. Esbenshade n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
MeSH headings : Activity Cycles; Animals; Antibody Formation; Drug Administration Schedule; Female; Follicle Stimulating Hormone / blood; Follicle Stimulating Hormone / metabolism; Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone / administration & dosage; Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone / analogs & derivatives; Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone / immunology; Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone / pharmacology; Luteinizing Hormone / blood; Luteinizing Hormone / metabolism; Ovariectomy; Radioimmunoassay; Swine
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

1995 journal article

An update on current concepts of reproductive physiology and endocrinology

Cattle Practice, 3(1), 71.

By: J. Britt

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

1995 journal article

Relationships between postpartum nutrition, weight loss and fertility

Cattle Practice, 3(1), 79.

By: J. Britt

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

1995 journal article

The relationship between postpartum estrous cycles, estrus cycle length, and early embryonic death

Cattle Practice, 3(1), 85.

By: J. Britt

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

1991 journal article

Maximizing fertility and fecundity in the sow

Revista Brasileira De Reproducao Animal, (3), 22.

By: J. Britt & L. Sesti

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

1991 journal article

ROLES OF ESTRADIOL AND GONADOTROPIN-RELEASING-HORMONE IN CONTROLLING NEGATIVE AND POSITIVE FEEDBACK ASSOCIATED WITH THE LUTEINIZING-HORMONE SURGE IN OVARIECTOMIZED PIGS

BIOLOGY OF REPRODUCTION, 45(3), 478–485.

By: J. Britt n, K. Esbenshade n & A. Ziecik

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
MeSH headings : Animals; Estradiol / blood; Estradiol / pharmacology; Feedback; Female; Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone / analogs & derivatives; Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone / immunology; Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone / pharmacology; Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone / physiology; Immunization, Passive; Kinetics; Luteinizing Hormone / metabolism; Ovariectomy; Swine / physiology
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

1989 journal article

Induction of fertile estrus in prepuberal gilts by treatment with a combination of pregnant mare's serum gonadotropin and human chorionic gonadotropin

Journal of Animal Science, 67(5), 1148.

By: J. Britt n, B. Day n, S. Webel n & M. Brauer n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
MeSH headings : Analysis of Variance; Animals; Chorionic Gonadotropin / pharmacology; Estrus Synchronization / drug effects; Female; Fertility / drug effects; Gonadotropins, Equine / pharmacology; Litter Size / drug effects; Pregnancy; Swine / physiology
Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

1986 journal article

DETERMINANTS OF ESTROUS BEHAVIOR IN LACTATING HOLSTEIN COWS

JOURNAL OF DAIRY SCIENCE, 69(8), 2195–2202.

By: J. Britt n, R. Scott n, J. Armstrong n & M. Whitacre n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
MeSH headings : Animals; Cattle / physiology; Environment; Estradiol / pharmacology; Estrus; Female; Lactation; Ovariectomy; Pregnancy; Progesterone / pharmacology; Seasons
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

1985 journal article

ENHANCED REPRODUCTION AND ITS ECONOMIC-IMPLICATIONS

JOURNAL OF DAIRY SCIENCE, 68(6), 1585–1592.

By: J. Britt n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
MeSH headings : Animals; Cattle / physiology; Cloprostenol / pharmacology; Dairying / economics; Dinoprost; Embryo Transfer; Estrus Detection; Estrus Synchronization; Female; Fertility; Genetic Engineering / veterinary; Insemination, Artificial / veterinary; Lactation; Milk / metabolism; Pregnancy; Prostaglandins F / pharmacology; Reproduction / drug effects
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

1983 journal article

Characterization of summer infertility of sows in large confinement units

Theriogenology, 20(1), 133.

By: J. Britt n, V. Szarek n & D. Levis n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

1982 journal article

EFFECT OF ALTERING SUCKLING INTERVALS OF EARLY-WEANED PIGS ON REBREEDING PERFORMANCE OF SOWS

THERIOGENOLOGY, 18(2), 201–207.

By: J. Britt n & D. Levis n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

1979 journal article

New concepts in managing dairy cattle reproduction

Animal Reproduction : Invited Papers, 63.

By: J. Britt

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

Employment

Updated: March 30th, 2020 08:21

2015 - present

North Carolina Biotechnology Center Asheville, NC, US
Chairman, Advisory Committee Western Region

2012 - 2013

North Carolina Biotechnology Center Asheville, NC, US
Interim Director Western REgion

2004 - 2007

University of Tennessee Knoxville, TN, US
Executive Vice President and COO UT System Administration

1998 - 2004

University of Tennessee Knoxville, TN, US
Vice President for the Institute of Agricultue for the UT System Institute of Agriculture

1992 - 1998

North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC, US
Associate Dean, Research & Gradute Programs College of Veterinary Medicine

1977 - 1992

North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC, US
Assoc. Professor and Professor and Director Animal Science and Physiology

1970 - 1977

Michigan State University East Lansing, MI, US
Assistant and Associate Professor & acting deparment head Dairy

Education

Updated: May 10th, 2017 16:35

1968 - 1971

North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC, US
Doctor of Philosophy Physiology

1966 - 1969

North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC, US
Master of Science Animal Science

1962 - 1966

Western Kentucky University Bowling Green, KY, US
Bachelor of Science Agriculture and Biology (double major)

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