Masahito Oba

Professor of Dairy Nutrition and Mangement, Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sci - Ag, Food & Nutri Sci Dept

Contact

Professor of Dairy Nutrition and Mangement, Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sci - Ag, Food & Nutri Sci Dept
Email
masahito.oba@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-7007
Address
4-10J Agriculture/Forestry Centre
9011 - 116 St NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2P5

Courses

AFNS 569 - Advanced Animal Metabolism

A discussion-based course on selected topics in energy and nitrogen digestion and metabolism in domestic animals. Normally offered in alternate years. Prerequisites: 400 level animal nutrition course and consent of instructor.

Fall Term 2020
AFNS 574 - Applied Beef Cattle Science

Examination of current and potential future production and management practices to optimize production efficiency and animal well-being in the Canadian and international beef industry. Laboratories emphasize practical applications, field trips, and discussion. Not to be taken if credit received for AN SC 474. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

Winter Term 2021
AFNS 601 - Seminar

Covers specialized topics of current interest to graduate students in AFNS. Presentations by students, faculty and invited speakers. Students register in one of four sections - Animal Science, Plant Science, Food Science or Human Nutrition. Attendance is required of all graduate students throughout their program. MSc students normally register for one term in year 2, and are required to present one seminar; PhD students normally register for one term in each of year 1 and 3, and are required to present one seminar per term.

Fall Term 2020
AN SC 472 - Applied Dairy Production Science

Examination of the structure of the dairy industry, evaluation of management practices to optimize production efficiency and animal well-being, and integration of nutritional, physiological, and biochemical processes involved in production of quality milk. Laboratories emphasize practical applications, field trips, and discussion. Prerequisite: (AN SC 101 or 200), AN SC 260 and 310, or consent of instructor.

Winter Term 2021
AN SC 474 - Applied Beef Cattle Science

Examination of current and potential future production and management practices to optimize production efficiency and animal well-being in the Canadian and international beef industry. Laboratories emphasize practical applications, field trips, and discussion. Prerequisites: (AN SC 101 or 200), AN SC 260 and AN SC 310.

Winter Term 2021

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Publications

Effects of feeding hay and calf starter as a mixture or as separate components to Holstein calves on intake, growth, blood metabolite and hormone concentrations.
Author(s): Engelking, L. E., T. Matsuba, K. Inouchi, T. Sugino, and M. Oba
Publication Date: 2020
Publication: J. Dairy Sci.
Volume: 103
Page Numbers: 4423-4434

Effects of butyrate supplementation on blood glucagon like-peptide-2 concentration and gastrointestinal functions of lactating dairy cows fed diets differing in starch content
Author(s): Fukumori, R., M. Oba, K. Izumi, M. Otsuka, K. Suzuki, S. Gondaira, H. Higuchi, and S. Oikawa
Publication Date: 2020
Publication: J. Dairy Sci.
Volume: 103
Page Numbers: 3656-3667

The effects of feeding a high-fiber or high-starch pellet at two daily allocations on feed intake patterns, rumen fermentation and milk production of mid-lactation dairy cows
Author(s): Haisan, J., and M. Oba
Publication Date: 2020
Publication: J. Dairy Sci.
Volume: 103
Page Numbers: 6135-6144

Short communication: Effects of butyrate supplementation on productivity of lactating dairy cows fed diets differing in starch content
Author(s): Izumi, K., R. Fukumori, S. Oikawa, and M. Oba
Publication Date: 2019
Publication: J. Dairy Sci.
Volume: 102
Page Numbers: 11051-11056

Effects of supplementing a Saccharomyces cerevisiae fermentation product during the transition period on rumen fermentation of dairy cows fed fresh diets differing in starch content
Author(s): Shi, W., C. E. Knoblock, I. Yoon, and M. Oba
Publication Date: 2019
Publication: J. Dairy Sci.
Volume: 102
Page Numbers: 9943-9955

The effects of a feeding a high or moderate starch pre-partum up diet to cows on newborn dairy heifer calf responses to intravenous glucose tolerance tests early in life
Author(s): Haisan, J., Y. Inabu, W. Shi, and M. Oba
Publication Date: 2019
Publication: J. Dairy Sci.
Volume: 102
Page Numbers: 8931-8940

Effects of supplementing a Saccharomyces cerevisiae fermentation product during periparturient period on the Immune response of dairy cows fed fresh diets differing in starch content
Author(s): Knoblock, C. E., W. Shi, I. Yoon, and M. Oba
Publication Date: 2019
Publication: J. Dairy Sci.
Volume: 102
Page Numbers: 6199-6209

Effects of supplementing a novel Saccharomyces cerevisiae fermentation product during periparturient period on performance of dairy cows fed postpartum diets differing in starch content
Author(s): Shi, W. C. E. Knoblock, K. V. Murphy, T. C. Bruinje, I. Yoon, D. J. Ambrose, and M. Oba
Publication Date: 2019
Publication: J. Dairy Sci.
Volume: 102
Page Numbers: 3082-3096

Short communication: Effects of feeding purple corn (Zea mays L.) silage on productivity and blood superoxide dismutase concentration in lactating cows
Author(s): Matsuba, T., H. Kubozono, A. Saegusa, K. Obata, K. Gotoh, K. Miki, T. Akiyama, and M. Oba
Publication Date: 2019
Publication: J. Dairy Sci.
Volume: 102
Page Numbers: 7179-7182

The effects of amount of milk fed, and starter intake, on performance of group-housed dairy heifers during the weaning transition
Author(s): Haisan, J., M. A. Steele, D. J. Ambrose, and M. Oba
Publication Date: 2019
Publication: Appl. Anim. Sci.
Volume: 35
Page Numbers: 88-93