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Jon Schoonmaker

Animal Sciences 

  • Assistant Professor of Animal Sciences
765.494.4860
765.494.9346
LILY Room 3-228
915 W. State St.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2054

Area of Expertise: Beef Cattle Nutrition

Education: B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison; M.S. and Ph.D., The Ohio State University
Post-doctoral Training: Iowa State University

Research Program

Teaching

ANSC 52400 - Ruminant Nutrition and Physiology
 

News Releases

Early weaning, DDGS feed could cut costs for cattle producers - Purdue News, August 2012

Selected Publications

Saatchi, M., Garrick, D. J., Tait, R. G., Mayes, M. S., Drewnoski, M., Schoonmaker, J., . . . Reecy, J. M. (2013). Genome-wide association and prediction of direct genomic breeding values for composition of fatty acids in Angus beef cattle. BMC Genomics, 14(1), 730-760.

Nafikov, R., Schoonmaker, J., Reecy, J., Moody-Spurlock, D., Minick-Bormann, J., Knight, T. J., . . . Beitz, D. C. (2013). Genetic regulation of milk fatty acid composition-developing tools for use in selection.. FASEB Journal, (22(lb)), 695.

Schoonmaker, J., Claeys, M. C., & Lemenager, R. P. (2013). Effect of increasing distillers grains inclusion on performance and carcass characteristics of early-weaned steers. Journal of Animal Science, 91(4), 1784-1790.

Korn, K. T., Claeys, M. C., Lemenager, R. P., & Schoonmaker, J. (2013). Supplemental vitamin D3 and zilpaterol hydrochloride I. Effect on performance, vitamin D metabolites, carcass traits, and meat tenderness in feedlot steers. Journal of Animal Science, 91(7), 3322-3331.

Korn, K. T., Waddell, J. N., Claeys, M. C., Lemenager, R. P., & Schoonmaker, J. (2013). Supplemental vitamin D3 and zilpaterol hydrochloride II. Effect on calcium concentrations, muscle fiber type, and calpain expression in feedlot steers. Journal of Animal Science, 91(7), 3332-3340.

Schoonmaker, J., Korn, K. T., Condron, K. N., Shee, C. N., Claeys, M. C., Nennich, T. D., & Lemenager, R. P. (2013). Effect of decreasing dietary cation anion difference (DCAD) on feedlot performance, carcass characteristics, and beef tenderness. Journal of Animal Science, 91(12), 5762-5768.

Schoonmaker, J., & Beitz, D. C. (2013). Influence of fatty acids on muscle and adipose tissue development. Journal of Animal Science, (86(E-Suppl 3)), 58.

Nafikov, R. A., Schoonmaker, J., Korn, K. T., Noack, K., Garrick, D. J., Koehler, K. J., . . . Beitz, D. C. (2013). Sterol regulatory element binding transcription factor 1 (SREBF1) polymorphism and milk fatty acid composition. Journal of Dairy Science, 96(4), 2605-2616.

Nafikov, R. A., Schoonmaker, J., Korn, K. T., Noack, K., Garrick, D. J., Koehler, K. J., . . . Beitz, D. C. (2013). Association of polymorphisms in solute carrier family 27, isoform A6 (SLC27A6) and fatty acid binding protein-3 and fatty acid binding protein-4 (FABP3 and FABP4) with fatty acid composition of bovine milk. Journal of Dairy Science, 96(9), 6007-6021.

Nafikov, R., Schoonmaker, J., Reecy, J., Moody-Spurlock, D., Minick-Bormann, J., Koehler, K., & Beitz, D. C. (2013). Polymorphisms in lipogenic genes and variations in milk fatty acid composition in Holstein dairy cows. Journal of Dairy Science, (92(E-Suppl. 1)), 45.