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Meat Science 

Department of Animal Sciences and Industry

 

 

Meat Science Faculty

Dr. John Unruh
Professor
Animal Sciences & Industry
248 Weber Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
Phone: (785) 532-1245
Fax: (785) 532-7059
E-mail: junruh@oznet.ksu.edu
Specific Research Interests: 
Meat Animal Growth, Composition and Quality
Research Areas of Emphasis:
Meat Science
Value-Added
Faculty Status:
30% Research, 70% Teaching
Undergraduate Faculty
Graduate Faculty
Recent Publications:
O'Quinn, P.R., J.L. Nelssen, R.D. Goodband, J.A. Unruh, J.C. Woodworth, J.S. Smith, and M.D. Tokach. 2000. Effects of modified tall oil versus a commercial source of conjugated linoleic acid and increasing levels of modified tall oil on growth performance and carcass characteristics of growing-finishing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 78:2359-2368.

O'Quinn, P.R., J.L. Nelssen, J.A. Unruh, R.D. Goodband, J.C. Woodworth, and M.D. Tokach. 2000. Effects of feeding modified tall oil and supplemental potassium and magnesium on growth performance, carcass characteristics, and meat quality of growing-finishing pigs. Can. J. Anim. Sci. 80:443-449.

Engel, J.J., J.W. Smith, II, J.A. Unruh, R.D. Goodband, P.R. O'Quinn, M.D. Tokach, and J.L. Nelssen. 2001. Effects of choice white grease and poultry fat on growth performance, carcass leanness, and meat quality characteristics of growing-finishing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 79:1491-1501.

James, B.W., R.D. Goodband, J.A. Unruh, M.D. Tokach, J.L. Nelssen, S.S. Dritz, P.R. O'Quinn, and B.S. Andrews. 2002. Effect of creatine monohydrate on finishing pig growth performance, carcass characteristics and meat quality. Anim. Feed Sci. and Technol. 10744:1-11 (In Press: January 2002)

Waylan, A.T., P.R. O'Quinn, J.A. Unruh, J.L. Nelssen, R.D. Goodband, J.C. Woodworth, M.D. Tokach, and S.I. Koo. 2002. Effects of modified tall oil and vitamin E on growth performance, carcass characteristics, and meat quality of growing-finishing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 80:(In Press).

Courses:
ASI 105 Introductory Animal Science Lab
ASI 315 Livestock and Meat Evaluation
ASI 361 Meat Animal Processing
ASI 370 Principles of Meat Evaluation
ASI 395 Meat Grading, Specifications, and Evaluation
ASI 930 Advanced Meat Science
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