Kevin Harvatine

Associate Professor of Nutritional Physiology

Kevin Harvatine

Research Summary

Investigation of dietary factors that modify ruminal fatty acid biohydrogenation, regulation of synthesis of milk components, and basic regulation of lipid synthesis with the continual goal of developing feeding strategies to improve the efficiency and performance of dairy cows

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Publication Tags

Milk Fats Diet Lipids Milk Fat Dairy Cows Hormones Rumen Cows Starch Linseed Oil Omega 3 Fatty Acids Oils Soybean Oil Digestibility Nitrogen Acetates High Fat Diet Stearidonic Acid Feeding Behavior Fatty Acids Conjugated Linoleic Acid Proteins Synthesis Breast

Most Recent Publications

C. Matamoros, I. J. Salfer, P. A. Bartell, K. J. Harvatine, 2022, Journal of Dairy Science on p. 7432-7445

M. Baldin, Y. A. Adeniji, J. G. Souza, M. H. Green, K. J. Harvatine, 2022, Journal of Dairy Science on p. 7373-7385

E. Raffrenato, M. J. Badenhorst, K. J. Harvatine, M. N.T. Shipandeni, L. du Plessis, G. Esposito, W. H. van Zyl, 2022, Journal of Dairy Science on p. 4961-4970

Comparison of Ahiflower oil containing stearidonic acid to a high-alpha-linolenic acid flaxseed oil at two levels on tissue omega-3 enrichment in broilers.

El-Zenary ASA, K Gaafar, R Abou-Elkhair, R Elkin, J Boney, Kevin Harvatine, 2022, Lipids on p. 57-68

Rachel E. Walker, Liying Ma, Chengmin Li, Yun Ying, Kevin J. Harvatine, 2022, Current Developments in Nutrition

Jocely G. Souza, Claudio V.D.M. Ribeiro, Kevin J. Harvatine, 2022, Journal of Dairy Science on p. 188-200

Comparison of high stearidonic acid Ahiflower (Buglossoides arvensis) oil to high alpha-linolenic acid flaxseed oil at two levels on tissue omega-3 enrichment in broiler chickens.

A El-zenary, K Gaafar, R Abou-Elkhair, John Boney, K Harvatine, 2021, Lipids

Understanding the Mechanisms by which genomic variants determine maternal outcomes

Kevin Harvatine, 2021, Proceedings Biology of Lactation in Farm Animals Meeting

Most-Cited Papers

Vishal Singh, Benoit Chassaing, Limin Zhang, Beng San Yeoh, Xia Xiao, Manish Kumar, Mark T. Baker, Jingwei Cai, Rachel Walker, Kamil Borkowski, Kevin J. Harvatine, Nagendra Singh, Gregory C. Shearer, James M. Ntambi, Bina Joe, Andrew D. Patterson, Andrew T. Gewirtz, Matam Vijay-Kumar, 2015, Cell Metabolism on p. 983-996

Natalie L. Urrutia, Kevin J. Harvatine, 2017, Journal of Nutrition on p. 763-769

Yeyi Gu, Shan Yu, Jong Yung Park, Kevin Harvatine, Joshua D. Lambert, 2014, Nutrition Reports International on p. 439-445

M. Hussein, K. H. Harvatine, W. M.P.B. Weerasinghe, L. A. Sinclair, D. E. Bauman, 2013, Journal of Dairy Science on p. 3825-3834

Lipid Feeding and Milk Fat Depression

Thomas C. Jenkins, Kevin J. Harvatine, 2014, Veterinary Clinics of North America - Food Animal Practice on p. 623-642

D. E. Rico, S. H. Preston, J. M. Risser, K. J. Harvatine, 2015, British Journal of Nutrition on p. 358-367

Feeding laying hens stearidonic acid-enriched soybean oil, as compared to flaxseed oil, more efficiently enriches eggs with very long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids

Robert G. Elkin, Yun Ying, Kevin J. Harvatine, 2015, Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry on p. 2789-2797