Brooke Latack

Livestock Advisor
UC Cooperative Extension - Imperial County
1050 East Holton Road
Holtville, CA 92250-9615
(442) 265-7700
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Also in:
Riverside County
San Bernardino County

Education

M.S. Animal Science, Michigan State University. 2017
B.S. Animal Science, Michigan State University. 2013

Awards

Discipline

Animal Science

Bibliography

Peer Reviewed

  • Wei, X.; Aggrawal, A.; Bond, R.F.; Latack, B.C.; Atwill, E.R. (2023). Dispersal and risk factors for airborne E. coli in the proximity to beef cattle feedlots. Journal of Food Protection. 86:6.
  • Montano, M.F.; Carvalho, P.H.V.; Ferraz Junior, M.V.C.; Latack, B.C.; Zinn, R.A. (2023). Influence of level of DDGS substitution for steam-flaked corn on characteristics of growth-performance, and dietary energetics of calf-fed Holstein steers during the initial 16-week growing phase: metabolizable protein vs metabolizable amino acids. Translational Animal Science. txad024.
  • Carvalho, P.H.V; Latack, B.C.; Montano, M.F.; Zinn, R.A. (2023). Influence of supplemental flavomycin on growth performance, carcass characteristics, and nutrient digestibility in calf-fed Holstein steers. Translational Animal Science. txad005.
  • Carvalho, P.H.V; Latack, B.C.; Ferraz Junior, M.V.C.; Flores, R.; Sanchez-Cruz, G.; Montano, M.F.; Zinn, R.A. (2023). The effects of NutraGen supplement on cattle growth performance, energetic efficiency, carcass characteristics, and characteristics of digestion in calf-fed Holstein steers. Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 10.
  • Plascencia, A; Latack, BC; Carvalho, PHV; Zinn, RA (2022). Feeding Value of Supplemental Fat as a Partial Replacement for Steam-Flaked Corn in Diets for Holstein Calves during the Early Growing Phase. Translational Animal Science.
  • Montano, MF; Carvalho, PHV; Chirino-Romero, JO; Latack, BC; Salinas-Chavira, J; Zinn, RA (2022). Influence of supplemental condensed tannins on initial 112-d feedlot growth-performance and characteristics of digestion of calf-fed Holstein steers. Translational Animal Science. 6:1.
  • Carvalho, P.H.V.; Latack, B.C.; Flores, R.; Montano, M.F.; Zinn, R. A. (2022). Interaction of early metabolizable protein supplementation and virginiamycin on feedlot growth performance and carcass characteristics of calf-fed Holstein steers. Translational Animal Science. 6:1, 1-6.
  • Latack, B.C.; Carvalho, P.H.V.; Zinn, R.A. (2022). The interaction of feeding an eubiotic blend of essential oils plus 25-hydroxy-vit-D3 on performance, carcass characteristics, and dietary energetics of calf-fed Holstein steers. Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 9, 1032532.
  • Latack, B.C.; Montano, M.F.; Zinn, R.A.; Salinas-Chavira, J. (2021). Effects of a blend of cinnamaldehyde-eugenol and capsicum (Xtract┬« Ruminant 7065)and ionophore on performance of finishing Holstein steers and on characteristics ofruminal and total tract digestion. Journal of Applied Animal Research. 49:1, 185-193.
  • Carvalho, P.H.V; Latack, B.C; Zinn, R.A (2021). Influences of implant hormone strategy on growth performance of calf-fed Holstein steers fed in excess of 300 days. Applied Animal Science. 37:2, 199-206.
  • Latack, B.C.; Buenabad, L.; Carvalho, P.H.V.; Montano, M.F.; Zinn, R.A. (2021). Influences of timing of liver abscess control and early metabolizable amino acid supplementation on feedlot growth-performance and digestive function of calf-fed Holstein steers. Applied Animal Science. 37:5, 533-542.
  • Buenabad, L; Latack, BC; Zinn, RA (2020). Effect of Supplemental Calcium Levels on Feedlot Growth Performance and Dietary Net Energy Utilization during the Receiving Feeding Period of Calf-Fed Holstein Steers. Open Journal of Animal Science. 10:1, 1-9.
  • Montano, M.F.; Chirino, J.O; Latack, B.C.; Salinas-Chavira, J.; Zinn, R.A. (2019). Influence of supplementation of growing diets enriched with rumen-protected methionine and lysine on feedlot performance and characteristics of digestion in Holstein steer calves. Applied Animal Science. 35:3, 318-324.
  • Latack, BC; Buenabad, L; Zinn, RA (2019). Influence of virginiamycin supplementation on growth performance, carcass characteristics, and liver abscess incidence, with 2 different implant strategies in calf-fed Holstein steers. Applied Animal Science. 35:6, 628-633.
  • Capelari, M; Johnson, KA; Latack, B; Roth, J; Powers, W (2018). The effect of encapsulated nitrate and monensin on ruminal fermentation using a semi-continuous culture system. Journal of Animal Science. 96:8, 3446-3459.

Non-Peer Reviewed

  • Jay-Russell, M.; Aminabadi, P.; Latack, B.C.; Zwieniecka, A.; Castaneda, M. (2023). Fecal shedding of Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli in a small cattle feed yard in close proximity to leafy greens. Journal of Food Protection Abstract Supplement. 194.
  • Long, R.; Doran, M.; Latack, B.; Putnam, D. (2023). Winter grazing, a win-win for farmers and ranchers, but watch out for wet conditions. UC ANR Alfalfa and Forage News. https://ucanr.edu/blogs/blogcore/postdetail.cfm?postnum=55938
  • Freeman Long, R.; Doran, M.; Latack, B.; Zinn, R.; Blank, T.; Putnam, D. (2022). Can hay from alfalfa seed production fields be fed to livestock after seed harvest? Alfalfa and Forage News.
  • Latack, B.C.; Carvalho, P.H.V.; Zinn, R.A. (2022). Effect of Ambient Temperature on Respiration Rate and Ruminal Temperature for Growing-Finishing Calf-fed Holstein Steers in the Feedlot During Summer in Southern California. Journal of Animal Science. 100:Supplement_3, 352.
  • Latack, B.C.; Carvalho, P.H.V.; Zinn, R.A. (2022). Effect of pen mud Accumulation on the Growth Performance Growing-Finishing Calf-fed Holstein Steers in the Feedlot During Summer in Southern Californi. Journal of Animal Science. 100:Supplement_3, 354-355.
  • Zinn, R.A.; Carvalho, P.H.V.; Latack, B.C. (2022). Something about fat. Plains Nutrition Council Spring Conference Proceedings.
  • Latack, B.C.; Carvalho, P.H.V.; Zinn, R.A. (2021). Effect of Endovac-Beef vaccination on performance, dietary energetics, and carcass characteristics of growing-finishing calf-fed Holstein steers. Journal of Animal Science. 99:Supplement_3, 429-430. 10/8/21.
  • Carvalho, P.H.V.; Latack, B.C.; Zinn, R.A. (2021). Effect of rumen temperature on the average daily gain of growing-finishing calf-fed Holstein steers in the feedlot. Journal of Animal Science. 99:Supplement_3, 425-425. 10/8/21.
  • Latack, B.; Ozeran, R. (2020). Hasty responses to foodborne illness outbreaks impact California growers. California Agriculture. 74:1.
  • Latack, B; Zinn, RA (2018). Respiration rate of calf-fed Holstein steers exposed to high ambient temperature during the late finishing phase. Journal of Animal Science, suppl. 96, 17-18.
  • Capelari, M; Johnson, KA; Latack, B; Roth, J; Powers, W (2017). The effect of two additives on ruminal fermentation using a semi-continuous culture system. Journal of Animal Science. 95:Supplement 4, 274.
  • Capelari, M; Johnson, KA; Latack, B; Roth, J; Powers, W (2016). Effect of nitrate, monensin, and the combination of additives on rumen fermentation using a semicontinuous culture system. Journal of Animal Science. 94:Supplement 5, 781-782.

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