EDUCATION:

BS, Meat & Animal Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1971
MS, Animal Science, Oklahoma State University, 1975
PhD, Animal Breeding, Oklahoma State University, 1977

RECENT PUBLICATIONS:

Murphy TW, Berger YM, Holman PW, Baldin M, Burgett RL, Thomas DL. 2017. Factors affecting lamb and ewe performance in a crossbred dairy sheep research flock in the U.S. J. Anim. Sci. 95:1892-1899.

Murphy TW, Thomas DL, Montgomery TL . 2016. Linear and nonlinear mixed model analyses of growth performance of commercial U.S. dairy buck kids. Small Ruminant Res. 136:151-155.

Ferreira VC, Rosa GJM, Berger YM, Thomas DL. 2015 Survival in crossbred lambs: Breed and geterosis effects. J Anim Sci 93(3): 912-919.

Holler TL, Dean M, Taylor T, Poole DH, Thonney ML, Thomas DL, Pate JL, Whitley N, Dailey RA, Inskeep EK. Effects of service sire on prenatal mortality and prolificacy in ewes. J Anim Sci. 2014 Jul;92(7):3108-15.

Thomas DL, Berger YM, McKusick BC, Mikolayunas CM. Dairy sheep production research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA - a review. J Anim Sci Biotechnol. 2014 Apr 16;5(1):22.

Holler TL, Dean M, Taylor T, Poole DH, Thonney ML, Thomas DL, Pate JL, Whitley N, Dailey RA, Inskeep EK. Effects of service sire on prenatal mortality and prolificacy in ewes. J Anim Sci. 2014 Jul;92(7):3108-15

Mikolayunas C, Thomas DL, Armentano LE, Berger YM. Effect of rumen-undegradable protein supplementation and fresh forage composition on nitrogen utilization of dairy ewes. J Dairy Sci. 2011 Jan;94(1):416-25.

Thomas DL. Performance and utilization of Northern European short-tailed breeds of sheep and their crosses in North America: a review. Animal. 2010 Aug;4(8):1283-96.

Mikolayunas-Sandrock C, Armentano LE, Thomas DL, Berger YM. Effect of protein degradability on milk production of dairy ewes. J Dairy Sci. 2009 Sep;92(9):4507-13.