Peter Erickson

PROFESSOR
Dairy Production State 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 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

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

  • Aragona, K. M., Rice, E. M., Engstrom, M., & Erickson, P. S. (2021). Effect of β-carotene supplementation to prepartum Holstein cows on colostrum quality and calf performance.. J Dairy Sci, 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.. J Anim Sci, 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

  • Hatungimana, E., Stahl, T. C., & Erickson, P. S. (2020). Growth performance and apparent total tract nutrient digestibility of limit-fed diets containing wet brewer's grains to Holstein heifers. TRANSLATIONAL ANIMAL SCIENCE, 4(3). doi:10.1093/tas/txaa079

  • 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

  • Knowlton, K. F., Allen, M. S., & Erickson, P. S. (1996). Lasalocid and particle size of corn grain for dairy cows in early lactation .1. Effect on performance, serum metabolites, and nutrient digestibility. JOURNAL OF DAIRY SCIENCE, 79(4), 557-564. doi:10.3168/jds.S0022-0302(96)76400-7

  • 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