Peter Erickson

PROFESSOR
Extension Dairy Specialist
Phone: (603) 862-1909
Office: Agriculture, Nutrition, & Food Systems, Keener Dairy Research Building, Durham, NH 03824
Peter Erickson

My research interests encompass the area of calf and heifer nutrition. Specifically, our laboratory investigates in the area of calf health.

Education

  • Ph.D., Dairy Science, University of Illinois
  • M.S., Animal Sciences, University of Maine
  • B.S., Animal Sciences, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Courses Taught

  • 543: Tech Writing Animal Sciences
  • 600: Field Experience
  • 650: Dairy Industry Travel Course
  • 710/810: Dairy Nutrition
  • 715/815: Physiology of Lactation
  • 727/827: Advanced Dairy Management I
  • 728: Advanced Dairy Management II
  • 795W: Investigations
  • 828: Advanced Dairy Management II
  • 999: Doctoral Research
  • ANFS 999: Doctoral Research
  • ANSC 543: Tech Writing Animal Sciences
  • ANSC 650: Dairy Industry Travel Course
  • ANSC 710/810: Dairy Nutrition
  • ANSC 715/815: Physiology of Lactation
  • ANSC 727/827: Advanced Dairy Management I
  • ANSC 728: Advanced Dairy Management II
  • ANSC 795W: Inv/Dairy Management
  • ANSC 828: Advanced Dairy Management II
  • ANSC 999: Doctoral Research
  • BMS 799H: Senior Honors Thesis

Selected Publications

Senevirathne, N. D., Anderson, J. L., Erickson, P. S., & Rovai, M. (2021). Evaluation of the effects of water quality on drinking preferences of heifer calves. JDS Communications, 2(6), 393-397. doi:10.3168/jdsc.2021-0101

Aragona, K. M., Rice, E. M., Engstrom, M., & Erickson, P. S. (2021). Effect of beta-carotene supplementation to prepartum Holstein cows on colostrum quality and calf performance. JOURNAL OF DAIRY SCIENCE, 104(8), 8814-8825. doi:10.3168/jds.2020-19553

Hatungimana, E., Stahl, T. C., & Erickson, P. S. (2021). Effect of storage of wet brewer's grains with incremental levels of salt on apparent total tract nutrient digestibility and purine derivative excretion in dairy heifers. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE, 99(1). doi:10.1093/jas/skaa393

Clark, M. O. C., Stahl, T. C., & Erickson, P. S. (2020). The effect of meloxicam on neonatal dairy calves: Immunoglobulin G uptake and preweaning performance. JOURNAL OF DAIRY SCIENCE, 103(12), 11363-11374. doi:10.3168/jds.2020-18501

Stahl, T. C., Hatungimana, E., Klanderman, K. D., Moreland, S. C., & Erickson, P. S. (2020). Sodium butyrate and monensin supplementation to postweaning heifer diets: Effects on growth performance, nutrient digestibility, and health. JOURNAL OF DAIRY SCIENCE, 103(11), 10207-10218. doi:10.3168/jds.2020-18584

Chapman, C. E., Erickson, P. S., Quigley, J. D., Hill, T. M., II, B. H. G., Suarez-Mena, F. X., & Schlotterbeck, R. L. (2016). Effect of milk replacer program on calf performance and digestion of nutrients with age of the dairy calf. JOURNAL OF DAIRY SCIENCE, 99(4), 2740-2747. doi:10.3168/jds.2015-10372

Quigley, J. D., Lago, A., Chapman, C., Erickson, P., & Polo, J. (2013). Evaluation of the Brix refractometer to estimate immunoglobulin G concentration in bovine colostrum. JOURNAL OF DAIRY SCIENCE, 96(2), 1148-1155. doi:10.3168/jds.2012-5823

Cowles, K. E., White, R. A., Whitehouse, N. L., & Erickson, P. S. (2006). Growth characteristics of calves fed an intensified milk replacer regimen with additional lactoferrin. JOURNAL OF DAIRY SCIENCE, 89(12), 4835-4845. doi:10.3168/jds.S0022-0302(06)72532-2

LUCY, M. C., STAPLES, C. R., THATCHER, W. W., ERICKSON, P. S., CLEALE, R. M., FIRKINS, J. L., . . . BRODIE, B. O. (1992). INFLUENCE OF DIET COMPOSITION, DRY-MATTER INTAKE, MILK-PRODUCTION AND ENERGY-BALANCE ON TIME OF POSTPARTUM OVULATION AND FERTILITY IN DAIRY-COWS. ANIMAL PRODUCTION, 54, 323-331. doi:10.1017/S0003356100020778

ERICKSON, P. S., MURPHY, M. R., & CLARK, J. H. (1992). SUPPLEMENTATION OF DAIRY-COW DIETS WITH CALCIUM SALTS OF LONG-CHAIN FATTY-ACIDS AND NICOTINIC-ACID IN EARLY LACTATION. JOURNAL OF DAIRY SCIENCE, 75(4), 1078-1089. doi:10.3168/jds.S0022-0302(92)77852-7

Most Cited Publications