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Terry S Stewart

Animal Sciences 

  • Professor of Animal Sciences
CRTN Room 3060
270 South Russell Sreet
W Lafayette, IN 47907-2041

Area of Expertise: Breeding and Genetics, Swine, Beef Cattle

Education: B.S. and M.S., University of Florida; Ph.D., Texas A&M University
Visiting Professorships: University of New England, Australia; Waite Institute, Australia; McMaster Fellow, CSIRO, Australia

Research Program


ANSC 31100 - Animal Breeding


Indiana Beef Evaluation Program

News Releases

Indiana Beef Evaluation Program offers top bulls at fall sale - Ag Answers, October 2013

Purdue's beef evaluation program receives 10,000th bull - Purdue News, May 2013

Indiana Beef Evaluation Program to hold bull auction - Purdue News, April 2013

Beef evaluation open house set for April 10 - Purdue News, February 2012

Awards & Honors

(2012) ASABE Educational Aids Blue Ribbon Award. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers.

(2008) Advisor award for National Society of Collegiate Scholars. National Society of Collegiate Scholars.

(2006) Outstanding Teacher in Animal Science 2006. Department of Animal Science.

(2005) Outstanding Counselor in Animal Science 2005. Animal Sciences Department.

(2000) Outstanding Counselor in Animal Science 2000. Department of Animal Science.

(1997) Distinguished Visting Scientist. Pig Research and Development Corp., Canberra ACT. Australia.

(1996) Sir Fredrick McMasters Reseach Fellow. CSIRO, Australian National Government.

(1995) Distinguished Service Award. National Swine Improvement Federation.

(1992) USDA Distinguished Service Award. United States Department of Agriculture.

(1989) Distinguished Visiting Scholar, Waite Agricultural Research Institute. University of Adelaide, South Australia.

Selected Publications

Breeding Programs. (2011). In Cow-Calf Production in the U.S. Corn Belt (MWPS-66, 145-152). Ames, Iowa: MidWest Plan Service.

Calbrix, R., Schinckel, A., Stewart, T. S., Herman, E., Helm, E., & Nielsen, N. (2011). Development of tools to study immune-mediated allergenic responses to food and feed. Designing Soybeans for 21st Century Markets. Ed. R.Wilson. AOCS Press, 239-252.

Spencer, K., Purdy, P., Blackburn, H., & Knox, R. (2010). Effect of number of motile, frozen-thawed boar sperm and number of fixed-time inseminations on fertility in estrous-synchronized gilt. J Anim. Reprod. Sci, 121. doi:10.1016/j.anireprosci.2010.07.002

Tharp, N., & Martin, T. (2010). Efficiency of Alternative Mating Systems for Cow-Calf Beef Production. Proceedings of the 9th WCGALP, PP1-53.

Purdy, P., Tharp, N., Spiller, S., & Blackburn, H. (2010). Implications of the pH and temperature of diluted, cooled boar semen on fresh and frozen-thawed sperm motility characteristics. Theriogenology, 74. Retrieved from DOI information: 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2010.04.030

Welsh, C., Schwab, C., & Blackburn, H. (2010). Pedigree analysis of 5 swine breeds in the United States and the implications for genetic conservation. Journal of Animal Science, 88, 1610-1618. Retrieved from http://jas.fass.org/cgi/content/abstract/88/5/1610?etoc

Gunsett, F., Welsh, C., Spiller, S., Purdy, P., & Blackburn, H. (2006). Variation in Sperm Cell Quality in CryoPreserved Boar Seme. Proceeding of 8th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Productoin.

Blackburn, H., Bixby, D., Siegel, P., & Bradford, E. (2003). United States of America Country Report. In FAOäó»s State of the Worldäó»s Animal Genetic Resources (1, Jan-47). Food Agricultural Organization. Retrieved from http://dad.fao.org/cgi-bin/getblob.cgi?sid=f57552776c5cd32dc8edf3e9eae02fe6,50005649

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