Animal and Range Sciences
New Mexico State University
Personal Bio Clint Loest is a professor of animal science with responsibilities in research and teaching. His research has focused on ruminant nutrition, emphasizing dietary protein and amino acid utilization by cattle and sheep fed forage- and byproduct-based diets. He teaches two undergraduate courses and two graduate courses in animal science. Education 1999: Ph.D., Ruminant Nutrition, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas. 1 995: M.S., Ruminant Nutrition, University of Free State, Bloemfontein, S. Afr. 1993: B.S., Animal Science, University of Free State, Bloemfontein, S. Afr. Experience 2012-pres: Professor, New Mexico State University. 2007-2012: Associate Professor, New Mexico State University. 2001-2007: Assistant Professor, New Mexico State University. 2000-2001: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Kansas State University. 1996-1999: Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant, Kansas State University. Awards 2010: Young Scientist Award, Western Section, American Society of Animal Science. 2009: Distinguished Award for Graduate Teaching and Advisement, Gamma Sigma Delta, The Honor Society of Agriculture. 2007: Distinguished Teaching Award, College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, New Mexico State University.
Oosthuysen, E. R., M. E. Hubbert, K. L. Samuelson, E. J. Scholljegerdes, G. C. Duff, and C. A. Loest. 2016. Health evaluation of immune-stimulated and hay-supplemented feedlot receiving calves as assessed by blood gas analysis. Proc. West. Sec. Am. Soc. Anim. Sci. 67:83-87.
Miller, T. J., M. E. Hubbert, C. D. Reinhardt, C. A. Loest, E. F. Schwandt, and D. U. Thomson. 2016.Ã� Comparison of tulathromycin, tilmicosin, and gamithromycin: Metaphylactic treatments in high risk calves for bovine respiratory disease. Bov. Pract. 50:174-178.
Castro, J. G., J. B. Alford, K. E. Quinn, F. A. Lopez, S. L. Pillmore, E. J. Scholljegerdes, and C. A. Loest. 2016. Bioavailability of supplemental ruminally-protected leucine in sheep. Proc. West. Sec. Am. Soc. Anim. Sci. 67:101-105.
Bester, Z., M. E. Hubbert, R. E. Carey, K. L. Samuelson, and C. A. Loest. 2016. Shifting the paradigm of liver abscess dogma in USA feedlots. Proc. West. Sec. Am. Soc. Anim. Sci. 67:214-217.
Alford, J. B., J. G. Castro, E. R. Oosthuysen, S. L. Rosasco, R. D. Richins, E. J. Scholljegerdes, D. M. Hallford, and C. A. Loest. 2016. Effects of capsaicin source on blood capsaicin, glucose and insulin concentrations, rumen fermentation and nitrogen balance of sheep. Proc. West. Sec. Am. Soc. Anim. Sci. 67:171-175.