University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

Dr. Austin Cantor

Austin Cantor, Ph. D.

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Associate Professor
Poultry Coordinator, Nutrition and Management

Department of Animal and Food Sciences
606 W.P. Garrigus Building
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40546-0215
Phone:  (859) 257-7531
Fax:  (859) 323-1027
E-mail:  acantor@uky.edu



EDUCATION

    Ph.D., 1974, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
    Major: Nutrition Minors: Biochemistry, Physical Biology

    M.A., 1965, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY
    Major: Science Education

    B.S., 1964, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
    Major: Biochemistry 

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

    Associate Professor, Animal Sciences (Poultry Nutrition)

    Member of Graduate Faculty in Animal Sciences

    Member of Graduate Faculty in Multidisciplinary Program in Nutritional Sciences

RESEARCH AREAS 

  1. Selenium (Se) nutrition for poultry:
    • Bioavailability of selenium in ingredients for layers, broilers and developing embryos 
    • Enhancing nutritional value of eggs and poultry meat with selenium yeast
  2. Use of enzymes in poultry diets for improving ingredient utilization and minimizing environmental impact of manure
  3. Effect of enzymes and organic sources of trace minerals on egg production, shell quality and bone strength
  4. Effect of low protein diets with amino acid supplementation on litter nitrogen and ammonia production and growth performance of broilers
  5. Evaluation of feed ingredients on growth and production, yields and product chemical composition

TEACHING ACTIVITIES

ASC 340 Poultry Production

ASC 380 Feeds and Feeding via the Independent Study Program

ASC 380 Feeds and Feeding online via the Distance Learning Programs

ASC 685 Mineral Metabolism

ASC 686 Advanced Nonruminant Nutrition

ASC 687 Vitamin Metabolism

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Refereed Journal Articles: 

Ao, T., J.L. Pierce, R. Power, A.J. Pescatore, A.H. Cantor, K.A. Dawson, and M.J. food. Effects of feeding different forms of zinc and copper on the performance and tissue mineral content of chicks. Poultry Science 88: 2171-2175. 2009.

Ao, T., A.H. Cantor, A.J. Pescatore, M.J. Ford, J.L. Pierce, and K.A. Dawson. Effect of enzyme supplementation and acidficiation of diets on nutrient digestibility and growth performance of broiler chicks. Poultry Science 88: 111-117. 2009.

Ao, T., J.L. Pierce, R. Power, K.A. Dawson, A.J. Pescatore, A.H. Cantor, and M.J. Ford. Evaluation of Bioplex zinc as an organic zinc source for chicks. International Journal of Poultry Science 5 (9): 808-811. 2006.

Burgos, S., F. Edens, J. Read-Snyder, A. Cantor, and S.A. Burgos. Selenium sources affect protein concentration, thioredoxin reductase activity and selected production parameters in reovirus infected broiler chickens. International Journal of Poultry Science 5 (9): 822-829. 2006.

Paton, N.D., A.H. Cantor, A.J. Pescatore, M.J. Ford, and C.A. Smith.  The effect of dietary selenium source and level on the uptake of selenium by developing chick embryos. Poultry Science 81:1548–1554.2002. 

Hussein, A.S., A.H. Cantor, R.S. Gates, A.J. Pescatore, D. Burnham, M.J. Ford, and N.D. Paton. Effect of low protein diets with amino acid supplementation on broiler growth. Journal of Applied Poultry Research 10:354-362. 2001.

Ferguson, N. S., R.S. Gates, J. L. Taraba, A.H. Cantor, A.J. Pescatore, M.L. Straw, M. J. Ford, and D. J. Burnham. The effect of dietary crude protein on growth, ammonia concentration and litter composition in broilers. Poultry Science 77:1481-1487. 1998.

Ferguson, N. S., R.S. Gates, J. L. Taraba, A.H. Cantor, A.J. Pescatore, M.L. Straw, M. J. Ford, and D. J. Burnham. The effect of dietary protein and phosphorus on ammonia concentration and litter composition in broilers. Poultry Science 77:1085-1093.1998.

Collins, V. P. , A. H. Cantor, A. J. Pescatore, M. L. Straw, and M. J. Ford.  Pearl millet in layer diets enhances egg yolk n-3 fatty acids. Poultry Science 76:326-330. 1997.

Chapters in Books

Cantor, A.H., E.A. Decker, and V.P. Collins. Fatty acids in poultry and egg products, 2008.  In Fatty Acids in Foods and Their Health Implications, 3rd edition. C. K. Chow, ed. Marcel Dekker, New York, pp. 127-154.

Cantor, A.H., E.A. Decker, and V.P. Collins. Fatty acids in poultry and egg products, 1999.  In Fatty Acids in Foods and Their Health Implications, 2nd edition. C. K. Chow, ed. Marcel Dekker, New York, pp. 125-151.

Cantor, A.H., E.A. Decker, and V.P. Collins. Fatty acids in poultry and egg products, 1992.  In Fatty Acids in Foods and Their Health Implications, 1st edition C. K. Chow, ed. Marcel Dekker, New York, pp. 125-151.

Cantor, A. H., M. L. Straw, M. J. Ford, A. J. Pescatore, and M. K. Dunlap, 1999. Effect of feeding organic selenium in diets of laying hens on egg selenium content. In Egg Nutrition and Biotechnology, J. S. Sim, S. Nakai, and W. Guenter, ed. CAB International, Wallingford, UK, pp 473-476.

 Abstracts   

 Quant, A.D., A.J. Pescatore, J.L. Pierce, T. Ao, P. Rossi, A.H. Cantor, M.J. Ford and W.D. King. 2011. Evaluating the effect of feeding up to 30 percent distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) and an enzyme supplement on the performance and egg qaulity of brown egg layers through 30 weeks of production. Abstract 565 at the 2011 Poultry Science Association annual meeting in St. Louis, MO.

Quant, A.D., A.J. Pescatore, J.L. Pierce, T. Ao, P. Rossi, A.H. Cantor, M.J. Ford and W.D. King. 2011. Production performance and egg quality of hens fed diets containing up to thirty percent distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) and an enzyme supplement. Abstract 563 at the 2011 Poultry Science Association annual meeting in St. Louis, MO.  

Meredith, A.N., A.H. Cantor, A.J. Pescatore, M.J. Ford, J.L. Pierce, T. Ao, K.A. Dawson, L.M. Macalintal and W.D. King. 2011. Influence of EconomasE supplementation on egg selenium, production performance and egg quality of brown egg laying hens. Abstract 540 at the 2011 Poultry Science Association annual meeting in St. Louis, MO.

Meredith, A.N., A.H. Cantor, A.J. Pescatore, M.J. Ford, J.L. Pierce, T. Ao, K.A. Dawson, L.M. Macalintal and W.D. King. 2011. Impact of dietary supplementation of EconomasE on egg selenium, production performance and egg quality of white egg laying hens. Abstract 539 at the 2011 Poultry Science Association annual meeting in St. Louis, MO.

Ao, T., J.L. Pierce, M. Paul, A.J. Pescatore, A.H. Cantor, K.A. Dawson and M.J. Ford. 2011. Effects of supplementing Allzyme SSF and Allzyme PT in wheat based diet on the performance of chicks.Abstract 510 at the 2011 Poultry Science Association annual meeting in St. Louis, MO.

Pescatore, A.J., P. Rossi, A.H. Cantor, J.L. Pierce, T. Ao, L.M. Macalintal, M.J. Ford, W.D. King and H.D. Gillespie. 2011. The use of distillers dried grains with solubles in post peak diets for laying hens. Poultry Science 90 (Suppl.): SPSS Abstract #227P.

Rossi, P., A.J. Pescatore, A.H. Cantor, J.L. Pierce, T. Ao, L.M. Macalintal, M.J. Ford, W.D. King and H.D. Gillespie. 2011. Effect of distillers dried grains with solubles and an enzyme supplement on performance and egg quality of brown egg layers through 60 weeks of egg production. Poultry Science 90 (Suppl.): SPSS Abstract #224P.

Martin, J.B., J. Li, J. Tharappel, H. Gillespie, A. Cantor, G. Gairola, and H.P. Glauert. 2010. Effect of dietary selenium on cigarette smoke-induced lung cancer in mice. FASEB J. 24: 728.3

Ao. T., J.L. Pierce, A.J. Pescatore, A.H. Cantor, K.A. Dawson, M. Paul, and M.J. Ford. 2011. Evaluation of organic Cu (Bioplex Cu) as a Cu source for chicks. Poultry Science 90 (Suppl.): SPSS Abstract #196P.

Macalintal, L.M., A.H. Cantor, A.J. Pescatore, K.A. Dawson, J.L. Pierce, M.J. Ford, H.D. Gillespie and A.N. Meredith. 2011.Toxicity and tissue selenium levels of cihcken embryos resulting from in ovo selenium injection. Poultry Science 90 (Suppl.): SPSS Abstract #73.

Ao, T., J.L. Pierce, B. Hoskins, M. Paul, A.J. Pescatore, A.H. Cantor, M.J. Ford and W.D. King. 2010. Allzyme SSF increased AMEn of the corn-soy diet and improved performance of broilers. Poultry Science 89 (E-Suppl. 1): 863. Abstract #1111.

Macalintal, L.M., A.H. Cantor, T. Ao, J.L. Pierce, A.J. Pescatore, K.A. Dawson, M.J. Ford, W.D. King and H.D. Gillespie. 2010. Effect of organic trace mineral sources on production and egg quality of white egg laying hens. Poultry Science 89 (E-Suppl. 1): 658-659. Abstract #W227.

Rossi, P., A.J. Pescatore, A.H. Cantor, J.L. Pierce, T. Ao, L.M. Macalintal, M.J. Ford, W.D. King and H.D. Gillespie. 2010. Effect of distillers dried grains with solubles and enzyme supplementation on production performance and egg quality of laying hens through 36 weeks of egg production. Poultry Science 89 (E-Suppl. 1): 552. Abstract #672.

Macalintal, L.M., A.H. Cantor, A.J. Pescatore, M.J. Ford, H.D. Gillespie, J.L. Pierce, K.A. Dawson and R.F. Power. 2010. Effect of in ovo selenium injection on chick embryo viability and tissue selenium levels. Poultry Science 89 (E-suppl. 1): 543. Abstract #647.

Pescatore, A.J., P. Rossi, A.H. Cantor, J.L. Pierce, T. Ao, L.M. Macalintal, M.J. Ford, W.D. King and H.D. Gillespie. 2010. Effect of distillers dried grains with solubles and an enzyme supplement on performance and egg quality of brown egg layers. Poultry Science 89 (E-Suppl. 1): 367-368. Abstract #T190.

Quant, A.D., A.J. Pescatore, J.L. Pierce, K.M. McClelland, A.H. Cantor, M.J. Ford and W.D. King. 2010. Effect of dietary selenium yeast (Sel-Plex) and vitamin E supplementation to broilers on meat quality characteristics of raw and marinated breast fillets. Poultry Science 89 (E-Suppl. 1): 276. Abstract #327.

Pescatore, A.J., P. Rossi, A.H. Cantor, J.L. Pierce, T. Ao, L.M. Macalintal, M.J. Ford, W.D. King III. and H.D. Gillespie. 2010. Effect of the addition of distillers dried grains with solubles and an enzyme supplement to diets for brown egg layers on egg quality and yolk color. Poultry Science 89 (Suppl): 75. Abstract #P247.

Macalintal, L.M. A.H. Cantor, A.J. Pescatore, J.L. Pierce, A.D. Quant, H.D. Gillespie, M.J. Ford, W.D. King III, and T. Ao. 2010. Effect of selenium yeast (Sel-Plex) and vitamine E supplementation on lung tissue selenium concentrations of broiler breeder pullets. Poultry Science 89 (Suppl): 75. Abstract #246.

Macalintal, L.M., A.H. Cantor, T. Ao, J.L. Pierce, A.J. Pescatore, K.A. Dawson, M.J. Ford, and H.D. Gillespie. 2010. Influence of organic trace mineral sources on production and egg quality of brown egg laying hens. Poultry Science 89 (Suppl.): 75. Abstract #P245.

Rossi, P., A.J. Pescatore, A.H. Cantor, J.L. Pierce, T. Ao, L.M. Macalintal, M.J. Ford, W.D. King III, and H.D. Gillespie. 2010. Effect of distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) and enzyme supplementation on egg quality and yolk color. Poultry Science 89 (Suppl.): 74. Abstract #P244.

Quant, A.D., A.J. Pescatore, A.H. Cantor, J.L. Pierce, T. Ao, M.J. Ford and W.D. King. 2010. Effect of selenium yeast (Sel-Plex) and vitamin E supplementation on body weight and flock uniformity of developing broiler breeder pullets. Poultry Science 89 (Suppl.): 71. Abstract #P235.

Ao, T., J.L. Pierce, K.A. Dawson, A.J. Pescatore, A.H. Cantor, and M.J. Ford. 2010. Effects of supplementing different forms of copper in broiler diets on the efficacy of phytase. Poultry Science 89 (Suppl.): 62. Abstract #P205.

Read-Snyder, J.. F.W. Edens, C.M. Ashwell, A. Cantor, and A. Pescatore. 2010. Genomic analysis of polymeric immunoglobulin receptor response to avian reovirus infection in broilers as influenced by dietary selenium. Poultry Science. 89 (Suppl.): 52. Abstract #P170.

Jun, Li., J.C. Tharappel, S.G. Han, A.H. Cantor, E. Y. Lee, C.G. Gairola and H.P. Glauert. 2009. Inhibition of cigarette smoke-induced lung cell proliferation by dietary selenium in mice. FASEB J. 23: 562.1

Ao, T., J.L. Pierce, A.J. Pescatore, A.H. Cantor, K.A. Dawson and M.J. Ford. 2009. Effects of supplementing different levels and sources of Zn in corn-soybean meal diet on the performance and tissue mineral status of broiler chicks. Poultry Science 88 (Suppl. 1): 103. Abstract #333P.

Pierce, J.L., T. Ao, R.F. Power, K.A. Dawson, A.J. Pescatore, A.H. Cantor, M.J. Ford, and Y.L. Xiong. 2009. Investigation of replacing vitamin E with EconomasE in broiler diets. Poultry Science 88 (Suppl. 1): 101. Abstract #326P

Pierce, J.L., T. Ao, A.J. Pescatore, A.H. Cantor, K.A. Dawson, and M.J. Ford. 2009. Effects of dietary supplementation of Allzyme SSF on the performance of chicks fed low phosphorus diets. Poultry Science 88 (Suppl.): 198. Absract #P192.

Ao, T., J.L. Pierce, A.J. Pescatore, A.H. Cantor, K.A. Dawson, and M.J. Ford. 2009. Effects of reducing levels of organic minerals (Bioplex) on the development of white layer pullets. Poultry Science 88 (Suppl): 197. Abstract #P189.

Read-Snyder, J., F.W. Edens, C.M. Ashwell, A. Cantor, A. Pescatore. 2009. Chicken selenoprotein P response to viral infection as influenced by dietary selenium source. Poultry Science 88 (Suppl. 1): 88. Abstract #P159.  

Cantor, A.H., A.J. Pescatore, J.L. Pierce, M.J. Ford, T. Ao, W.D. King, H.D. Gillespie, M.A. Stovall and L.M. Macalintal. 2008. Effect of selenium supplementation on egg production of broiler breeder hens. Poultry Science 87 (Suppl. 1): 121. Abstract #TP381.

Ao, T., J.L. Pierce, A.J. Pescatore, A.H. Cantor, K.A. Dawson, and M.J. Ford. 2008. Effects of feeding reduced levels of trace mineral proteinates (bioPlex) to brown layer pullets during development. Poultry Science 87 (Suppl. 1): 114-115. Abstract #TP361.

J.L. Pierce, T. Ao, A.J. Pescatore, A.H. Cantor, K.A. Dawson, and M.J. Ford. 2008. Effects of dietary supplementation of Allzyme SSF on the performance of chicks fed wheat-based diets. Poultry Science 87 (Suppl. 1):114. Abstract #TP358.

Cantor, A.H., J.L. Pierce, A.J. Pescatore, M.J. Ford, T. Ao, and H.D. Gillespie. 2008. Trace mineral concentrations in laying hen manure as affected by dietary organic and inorganic mineral supplements. Poultry Science 87 (Suppl.): 174. Absract #P168.

Ao, T., J.L. Pierce, A.J. Pescatore, M.J. Ford, A.H. Cantor, K.A. Dawson and M. Paul. 2008. Evaluation of organic Mn (Bioplex Mn) as a Mn source for chicks. Poultry Science 87 (Suppl.): 172-173. Absract #P161.

Pescatore, A.J., A. Singh, R.S. Gates, A.H. Cantor, J.L. Pierce, K.A. Dawson, T. Ao and M.J. Ford. 2008. Ammonia relese and nutrient content of laying hen manure as affected by distillers dried grains with solubles and enzyme supplementation. Poultry Science (Suppl. 1): 169. Abstract #P147.

Ao, T., J.L. Pierce, A.J. Pescatore, M.J. Ford, A.H. Cantor,. K.A. Dawson, and M. Paul. 2008. Requirement of Zn provided as organic Zn for broiler chicks. Poultry Science 87 (Suppl. 1): 162. Abstract T120.

Macalintal, L.M., A.H. Cantor, J.L. Pierce, A.J. Pescatore, T. Ao, M.J. ford, H.D. Gillespie, and W.D. King. 2008. Effect of selenium supplementation of broiler breeder diets on tissue selenium concentrations in progeny. Poultry Science 87 (Suppl. 1): 149. Abstract #M67.

Ao, T., J.L. Pierce, R. Power, A.J. Pescatore, K.A. Dawson, A.H. Cantor, M.J. Ford and B. L. Shafer. 2008. Investigation of antagonism and absorption of zinc and copper when different forms of minerals were fed to chicks. Poultry Science 86 (Suppl. 1): 587. Abstract #697.

Ao, T., J.L. Pierce, A.J. Pescatore, A.H. Cantor, K.A. Dawson, M.J. Ford, and B.L. Shafer. 2007. The requirement of Zn provided as organic Zn for broiler chicks fed corn-soy based diet with or without supplementaton of phytase. Poultry Science 86 (Suppl. 1): 758. Abstract #T110.

T.K. Hutchens, A.H. Cantor, H.D. Gillespie, P.B. Scharko, M. Neary, and J.E. Tower. 2007. Selenium concentrations in forages and in blood of meat goats. Poultry Science 86 (Suppl. 1): 292. Abstract #T160.

Mañón, A., A. Cantor, A. Pescatore, M. Ford, H. Gillespie and M. Daley. 2005. Influence of dietary supplementation of organic minerals and phytase on mineral concentration in manure of replacement pullets. Poultry Science 84: 85. Abstract #212.

Mañón, A, A. Cantor, A. Pescatore, M. Ford, H. Gillespie and M. Daley.2005. Effect of dietary supplementation of organic minerals and phytase on mineral concentration in manure of brown egg laying replacement pullets. Poultry Science 84 (Suppl. 1): 12-13. Abstract #M39.

Mañón, A.N., A.H. Cantor, A.J. Pescatore and M.D. Ford. 2005. The effect of dietary supplementation of organic minerals and phytase on mineral concentration in manure of replacement pullets. In: Nutritional Biotechnology in the Feed and Food Industries, Proceedings of Alltech’s 21st Annual Symposium (Suppl. 1: 92). Lexington, KY.

Mañón, A.N., A.H. Cantor, A.J. Pescatore and M.D. Ford. 2005. Using organic sources of trace minerals and phytase to lower mineral concentrations in manure of brown shell laying replacement pullets. In: Nutritional Biotechnology in the Feed and Food Industries, Proceedings of Alltech’s 21st Annual Symposium (Suppl. 1: 91). Lexington, KY.

Ao, T., A. Cantor, A. Pescatore, M. Ford and J. Pierce. 2005. Effects of simultaneous supplementation of alpha-galactosidase and citric acid on nutrient digestibility and growth performance of broiler chicks. Poultry Science 84: 84. 2005.

Ao,T., A.H. Cantor, A.J. Pescatore, M.J. Ford, J.L. Pierce and K.A. Dawson. Effect of simultaneous supplementation of alpha-galactosidase and citric acid on nutrient digestibility and growth performance of broiler chicks. In: Nutritional Biotechnology in the Feed and Food Industries, Proceedings of Alltech’s 21st Annual Symposium (Suppl. 1: 78). Lexington, KY.

Ao, T., A.H. Cantor, A.J. Pescatore, M.J. Ford, J.L. Pierce and K.A. Dawson. 2005. Effect of citric acid, alpha-galactosidase and protease on in vitro nutrient release from soybean meal and trypsin inhibitor content in raw whole soybean. In: Nutritional Biotechnology in the Feed and Food Industries, Proceedings of Alltech’s 21st Annual Symposium (Suppl. 1: 54). Lexington, KY.

Ao, T., A.H. Cantor, A.J. Pescatore, M.J. Ford, J.L. Pierce and K.A. Dawson. 2005. Influence of dietary supplementation of alpha-galactosidase and acidification of diet on nutrient digestibility and growth performance of broiler chicks. In: Nutritional Biotechnology in the Feed and Food Industries, Proceedings of Alltech’s 21st Annual Symposium (Suppl. 1: 77). Lexington, KY.

Pescatore, A. J., M. D. Ford, A. H. Cantor, and J. L. Pierce. 2003. The effect of source and level of dietary copper on broiler performance. Poultry Science 82 (Suppl. 1): 136.

Cantor, A.H., T. Ao, A.J. Pescatore and M.J. Ford. 2003. Improved performance of brown shell laying hens fed low-phosphorus diets with supplements 25-hydroxy-cholecalciferol and phytase on production. Poultry Science 82 (Suppl. 1): 120.

Paton, N. D., A. H. Cantor, A. J. Pescatore, M. J. Ford, and C. A. Smith, 2000. Effect of dietary selenium source and level of inclusion on selenium content of incubated eggs. Poultry Sci. 79 (Suppl. 1): 40.

Cantor, A. H., A. J. Pescatore, R. S. Gates, D. Burnham, M. J. Ford, and N. D. Paton, 2000. Effect of amino acid supplementation of low protein diets on broiler growth and processing yields. Poultry Sci. 79 (Suppl. 1): 43.

Paton, N. D., A. H. Cantor, A. J. Pescatore, and M. J. Ford, 2000. Effect of dietary selenium source and length of storage on internal quality and shell strength of eggs. Poultry Sci. 79 (Suppl. 1): 75.

Cantor, A. H., A. J. Pescatore, R. S. Gates, D. Burnham, M. J. Ford, A. S. Hussein, and N. D. Paton, 2000. Effect of low protein, amino acid fortified, grower and finisher diets on broiler growth performance. Poultry Sci. 79 (Suppl. 1): 115.

Paton, N. D., A. H. Cantor, A. J. Pescatore, and M. J. Ford, 2000. Effect of dietary selenium source and storage on internal quality and shell strength of eggs. Poultry Sci. 79 (Suppl. 1): 116.

Paton, N. D., A. H. Cantor, and A. J. Pescatore, 1999. Use of a web page to support instruction in poultry science. Poultry Sci. 78 (Suppl. 1): 45.

Cantor, A. H., A. J. Pescatore, R.S. Gates, D. J. Burnham, M. J. Ford, and N. D. Paton, 1999. Effect of amino acid supplementation of low protein diets on broiler growth. Poultry Sci. 78 (Suppl. 1): 72.

Cantor, A. H., A. J. Pescatore, M. L. Straw, M. J. Ford and J. H. Grove, 1999. Solubility and Concentrations of selenium in laying hen manure and broiler litter. Poultry Sci. 78 (Suppl. 1): 97.

Cantor, A. H., A .J. Pescatore, N.D. Paton, R.S. Gates, D.G. Overhults, C. Wood, K. Ragland, C. M. Baird, and C. A. Spears, 1999. Using distance learning for teaching poultry production. Poultry Sci. 78 (Suppl. 1): 108.

Grove, J. H., B. Moore, A. H. Cantor, and A. J. Pescatore, 1999. Solubility in soils and availability for growing plants of selenium in broiler litter. Poultry Sci. 78 (Suppl. 1):135.

Cantor, A. H., M. L. Straw, M. J. Ford, A. J. Pescatore, and M. K. Dunlap, 1999. Effect of feeding organic selenium in diets of laying hens on egg selenium content. In Egg Nutrition and Biotechnology, J. S. Sim, S. Nakai, and W. Guenter, ed. CAB International, Wallingford, UK, pp 473-476.

Cantor, A. H., and N. D. Paton, 1999. Poultry nutrition research 1998. Proc. 47th Annual Pfizer Research Conference. pp. 151-189.

Cantor, A. H., A. J. Pescatore, M. L. Straw, M. J. Ford, and A. E. Sefton, 1998. Egg selenium concentrations from laying hens supplemented with selenized yeast or sodium selenite. 2nd Int. Symp. Egg Nutrtion and Newly Emerging Ovo-technologies., Banff, Alberta.

N. D. Paton, A. H. Cantor, M. J. Ford, B. T. Slaugh, A. F. Rizvi, and T. P. Karnezos, 1998. Effect of providing organic selenium and chromium as yeast in laying hen diets on nutrient composition of eggs. Poultry Sci. 77 (Suppl. 1): 11.

Paton, N.D. A. H. Cantor, M. J. Ford, B. T. Slaugh, A. F. Rizvi, and T. P. Karnezos, 1998. Effect of dietary fat source in laying hen diets on egg fatty acid profiles. Poultry Sci. 77 (Suppl. 1): 88.

Cantor, A. H., D. Burnham, A. J. Pescatore, R. S. Gates, N. S. Ferguson, M. J. Ford, and M. L. Straw, 1998. Influence of protein and amino acid levels in grower diets on broiler performance. Poultry Sci. 77 (Suppl. 1): 137.

Gates, R. S.,A. H. Cantor, D. Burnham, J. L. Taraba, A. J. Pescatore, N. S. Ferguson, M. J. Ford, M. L. Straw, and K. Liberty, 1998. Effect of protein and amino acid levels in broiler grower diets on litter ammonia concentration. Poultry Sci. 77 (Suppl. 1): 138.

Cantor, A. H., R. Vargas, A. J. Pescatore, M. L. Straw, and M. J. Ford, 1997. Influence of crude soybean lecithin as a dietary energy source on growth performance and carcass yield of broilers. Poultry Sci. 76 (Suppl. 1):109.

Collins, V. P., A. H. Cantor, A. J. Pescatore, M. L. Straw, and M. J. Ford, 1997. Effect of pearl millet in broiler diets on growth performance and tissue fatty acid composition. Poultry Sci. 76 (Suppl. 1):109.

Mello, I. I. G., Cantor, A. H., A. J. Pescatore, M. L. Straw, and M. J. Ford, 1997. Performance and carcass composition of broilers fed diets with high oil and high protein corn. Poultry Sci. 76 (Suppl. 1):143.

Pescatore, A. J., A. H. Cantor, M. L. Straw, M. J. Ford, and M. K. Dunlap, 1997. Influence of phytase with different levels of calcium and phosphorus in diets of laying hens on egg production and shell quality. Poultry Sci. 76 (Suppl. 1):142.

Cantor, A. H., A. J. Pescatore, M. L. Straw, and M. J. Ford, 1997. Egg selenium concentrations resulting from supplementing laying hen diets with selenized yeast and sodium selenite. Poultry Sci. 76 (Suppl. 1):131.

Cantor, A. H., M. L. Straw, M. K. Dunlap, and L. A. Milligan, 1997. Selenium concentrations in corn and soybean meal from various geographic regions of the United States. Poultry Sci. 76 (Suppl. 1):144.

Cantor, A. H., A. J. Pescatore, M. L. Straw, M. J. Ford, and M. K. Dunlap, 1997. Tissue selenium concentrations of broilers fed diets supplemented with selenized yeast and sodium selenite. Poultry Sci. 76 (Suppl. 1):58.

Mello, I. I. G., Cantor, A. H., K. A. Dawson, A. J. Pescatore, M. L. Straw, and M. J. Ford, 1997. Effect of high oil and high protein corn on fatty acid composition in broiler chickens. Poultry Sci. 76 (Suppl. 1):42.

Cantor, A. H., A. J. Pescatore, M. L. Straw, M. J. Ford, and M. K. Dunlap, 1997. Effect of dietary phytase, phosphorus and calcium on performance and bone parameters of brown egg laying hens. Poultry Sci. 76 (Suppl. 1):7

Ferguson, N. S., R. S. Gates, J. L. Taraba, A. H. Cantor, M. L. Straw, A. J. Pescatore, M. J. Ford, L. W. Turner, and D. J. Burnham, 1997. Reduced N and P waste production for broilers through diet manipulation. Amer. Soc. Agr. Eng. Ann. Int. Mtg, Minneapolis, MN.

Ferguson, N. S., R. S. Gates, J. L. Taraba, A. H. Cantor, M. L. Straw, A. J. Pescatore, M. J. Ford, L. W. Turner, and D. J. Burnham, 1997. The effect of dietary crude protein on litter ammonia and N levels in broilers. Amer. Soc. Agr. Eng. Ann. Int. Mtg, Minneapolis, MN.

Conference proceedings

Cantor, A.H., N.D. Paton, A.J. Pescatore, M.J. Ford and C.A. Smith. The effect of selenium yeast in the hen's diet on transfer of selenium to the egg and the developing embryo. KRMVIA 45 (6):327-334. 2003.

Paton, N.D., A.H. Cantor, A.J. Pescatore, M.J. Ford, and C.A. Smith. 2002. Absorption of selenium by developing chick embryos during incubation. pp. 107-121. IN: T.P. Lyons and K. A. Jacques, eds. Proceedings, Alltech’s Eighteenth Annual Symposium, Nutritional Biotechnology in the Feed and Food Industries. Nottingham University Press, Nottingham, England.

Cantor, A.H. 2001. Dietary selenium and the environment. Proceedings, Midwest Poultry Convention, St. Paul, Minn. 2001.

Cantor, A.H., M.L. Straw, M.J. Ford, A.J. Pescatore, and M.K. Dunlap, 2000. Effect of feeding organic selenium in diets of laying hens on egg selenium content. pp. 473-476. IN: J.S. Sim, S. Nakai, and W. Guenter, eds. Egg Nutrition and Biotechnology. CAB International, Wallingford, United Kingdom.

Cantor, A. H., and N. D. Paton, 1999. Poultry nutrition research 1998. Proc. 47th Annual Pfizer Research Conference. pp. 151-189.

Grove, J. H., A. H. Cantor, B. Moore, and A. J. Pescatore, 1998. Selenium in broiler litter: solubility in soils and availability for growing plants. Proc. 1998 National Poultry Waste Management Symposium. pp. 368-373.

Cantor, A. H., A. J. Pescatore, J. H. Grove, M. L. Straw, and M. J. Ford, 1998. Influence of source and level of dietary selenium on excretion, concentration and solubility of selenium in broiler litter and layer manure. Proc. 1998 National Poultry Waste Management Symposium. pp. 374-379.

Cantor, A. H., 1997. Using enzymes to increase phosphorus availability in poultry diets. Proc. 1997 North American Enzyme Lecture Tour, Alltech, Inc., Nicholasville, KY.

Cantor, A. H., 1997. The role of selenium in poultry nutrition. In Biotechnology in the Feed Industry: Proc. Alltech's 13th Annual Symposium. T. P. Lyons and K. A. Jacques, ed. Nottingham University Press, Nottingham, UK.