Val Burke

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Four ruminally cannulated Holstein heifers (287 +/- 26 kg) in a 4 x 4 Latin square were used to evaluate the effects of naloxone injection and forage level on dietary intake, ruminal fermentation characteristics, digestibility, and plasma hormone and metabolite concentrations. Treatments were arranged in a 2 x 2 factorial with naloxone injection (0 vs .3(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the ability of accident and emergency (A&E) personnel to demonstrate metered dose inhaler technique. METHODS 25 senior house officers and 25 nurses working in A&E were individually interviewed and assessed on their knowledge of inhaler technique and competence in demonstrating the correct use of a metered dose inhaler. RESULTS(More)
Four ruminally and duodenally cannulated beef steers (558 +/- 37 kg) were arranged in a 4 x 4 Latin square to evaluate the influence of crambe meal as a protein source on intake, digestion, and microbial efficiency. Steers were offered chopped (10.2 cm) brome hay (6.2% CP) for ad libitum consumption and one of four supplements. Protein sources used were(More)
To determine the effects of deer antler velvet on maximal aerobic performance and the trainability of muscular strength and endurance, 38 active males were randomly assigned in a double-blind fashion to either deer antler velvet extract (n = 12), powder (n = 13), or placebo groups (n = 13). Subjects were tested prior to beginning supplementation and a(More)
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