Peter Erickson

Peter Erickson

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

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

Courses Taught

  • ANFS 999: Doctoral Research
  • ANSC 543: Tech Writing Animal Sciences
  • ANSC 600: Field Experience
  • ANSC 650: Dairy Industry Travel Course
  • ANSC 695: Supervised Teaching Experience
  • 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 728/828: Advanced Dairy Management II
  • ANSC 795W: Investigations
  • ANSC 828: Advanced Dairy Management II
  • ANSC 999: Doctoral Research
  • BMS 799H: Senior Honors Thesis

Education

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

Selected Publications

  • Standish, R. B., Wright, A. D., Whitehouse, N. L., & Erickson, P. S. (2024). Effect of nicotinic acid supplementation on digestion, metabolism, microbiome, and production in late-lactation Holstein cows.. J Dairy Sci. doi:10.3168/jds.2023-24483

  • Stahl, T. C., Mullin, E. M., Piñeiro, J. M., Lunak, M., Chahine, M., & Erickson, P. S. (2024). Creating models for the prediction of colostrum quantity, quality, and Immunoglobulin G yield in multiparous Jersey Cows from performance in the previous lactation and environmental changes.. J Dairy Sci. doi:10.3168/jds.2023-24209

  • Almeida, K. V., Jordan, E., Erickson, P. S., & Brito, A. F. (2023). Evaluating taste preference of different sources of Ascophyllum nodosum meal in dairy heifers. JDS Communications. doi:10.3168/jdsc.2023-0496

  • Klobucher, K. N., Stahl, T. C., Islam, T., Gray, A. S., Curreri, S. I., & Erickson, P. S. (2023). Supplementing sodium butyrate to limit-fed heifers: Effects on growth, coccidiosis, urinary purine derivatives, and apparent total-tract nutrient digestibility.. J Dairy Sci, 106(10), 6894-6902. doi:10.3168/jds.2023-23275

  • Klobucher, K. N., Badger, R., Foxall, T., & Erickson, P. S. (2022). Short Communication: effect of sodium butyrate, monensin, and butyric acid on the viability of Eimeria bovis sporozoites and their degree of damage to a bovine epithelial cell line.. J Anim Sci, 100(12). doi:10.1093/jas/skac360

  • 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