Dr. G.N. (George) Gozho

Ph.D. (University of Manitoba)

Instructor

Room 228 Animal Science Building
Winnipeg Manitoba R3T 2N2 CANADA
Telephone: (204) 474-9443
Facsimile: (204) 474 7628
Email: george_gozho@umanitoba.ca


Teaching Responsibilities

Current Courses

  • ANSC 3510 - Feeds and Feeding
  • ANSC 3520 - Animal Reproduction
  • AGRI 1510 - Production, Distribution and Utilization of Agricultural Products
  • AGR 2200 - Principles of Plant and Animal Physiology for Engineers
  • ANSC3500 - Principles of Animal Genetics
  • ANSC 2520 - Anatomy and Physiology 2: Nutrient Utilization
  • ANSC 0690 - Swine Production and Management
  • ANSC 4520 - Ruminant Production Systems-Meat (2010-2011: Interim assignment)

Previous

  • ANSC 0670 - Beef Cattle Production and Management

 

Peer-reviewed journal publications

1. Gozho, G.N., J.J. McKinnon, D.A. Christensen, V. Racz, & T. Mutsvangwa. 2009. Effects of type of canola protein supplement on ruminal fermentation and nutrient flow to the duodenum in beef heifers. J. Anim. Sci. 87:3363-3371

2. Chibisa, G.E., G. N. Gozho and T. Mutsvangwa. 2009. Effects of propylene glycol supplementation on microbial protein production in transition dairy cows. Can. J. Anim. Sci. Accepted April 20, 2009.

3. Chibisa, G.E., G. N. Gozho, A. G. Van Kessel, A. A. Olkowski, and T. Mutsvangwa. 2008. Effects of peripartum propylene glycol supplementation on nitrogen metabolism, body composition and gene expression for the major protein degradation pathways in skeletal muscle in dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 91:3512-3527.

4. Gozho, G.N., and T. Mutsvangwa. 2008. Influence of carbohydrate source on ruminal fermentation characteristics, performance and microbial protein synthesis in dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 91:2726-2735.

5. Plaizier, J.C., D.O. Krause, G.N. Gozho, and B.W. McBride. 2008. Subacute rumimal acidosis in dairy cows, the physiological causes, incidence, and consequences. The Vet. J. 176:21-31.

6. Gozho, G.N., M. R. Hobin, and T. Mutsvangwa. 2007. Interactions between barley grain processing and source of supplemental dietary fat on nitrogen metabolism and urea-nitrogen recycling in dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 91: 247-259

7. Gozho, G.N., J.C. Plaizier, and D.O. Krause. 2007. Ruminal lipopolysaccharide concentration and inflammatory Response during grain induced subacute ruminal acidosis in dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 90:856-866.

8. Gozho, G.N., J.C. Plaizier, and D.O. Krause. 2006. Rumen lipopolysaccharide and inflammation during gradual grain adaptation and subacute ruminal acidosis in steers. J. Dairy Sci. 89: 4404-4413.

9. Gozho, G.N., J.C. Plaizier, D.O. Krause, A.D. Kennedy and K.M. Wittenberg. 2005. Subacute ruminal acidosis induces ruminal lipopolysaccharide release and triggers an inflammatory response. J. Dairy Sci. 88: 1399-1403.

10. Lander, K.P. and G.N. Gozho. 1998. The hygienic production of milk Zimb Vet. J. 29: 151-155.

Abstracts and Conference proceedings

1. Gozho, G.N., M.R. Hobin, and T. Mutsvangwa. 2008. Effects of barley grain processing and source of supplemental dietary fat on nutrient digestion and microbial protein synthesis in dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 91:(E-Suppl. 1):69.

2. Mutsvangwa, T., G.N. Gozho, and D. Kiran. 2008. Effects of degree of unsaturation of supplemental dietary fat on ruminal fermentation, nitrogen metabolism, and urea nitrogen recycling in dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 91:(E-Suppl. 1):78

3. Gozho, G.N., M. Undi, J. Sletmoen, J.C. Plaizier, and K.M. Wittenberg. 2008. Mineral profiles of selected grass and legume species as affected by liquid hog manure and inorganic fertilizer. J. Dairy Sci. 91:(E-Suppl.1):226.

4. Gozho, G.N., J.J. McKinnon, D.A. Christensen, V. Racz, & T. Mutsvangwa. 2008. Effects of source of canola protein on ruminal fermentation and nutrient flow in beef heifers. Proc. 2008 Annual Meeting, CSAS, Guelp, ON August 2008

5. Chibisa, G.E., Mutsvangwa, T., Van Kessel, A.G., Olkowski, A.A., and Gozho, G.N. 2007. Effect of propylene glycol administration on protein catabolism in transition dairy cows. Canadian Nutrition Congress Proceedings, Winnipeg, MB.

6. Hobin, M.R., Gozho, G.N., and Mutsvangwa, T. Effects of barley grain processing and source of oilseed on milk fatty acid composition in dairy cows. Canadian Nutrition Congress Proceedings, Winnipeg, MB.

7. Gozho, G.N., M. Hobin, and T. Mutsvangwa 2007. Interactions between oilseed supplementation and barley grain processing on urea-nitrogen recycling and nitrogen metabolism in dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. Vol. 90, Suppl. 1: 101.

8. Gozho, G.N., and T. Mutsvangwa. 2007 Influence of carbohydrate source on nitrogen metabolism and microbial protein synthesis in dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. Vol. 90, Suppl. 1: 101.

9. Chibisa, G., G. B. Penner, G. N. Gozho, and T. Mutsvangwa. 2007. Urinary creatinine concentration during the periparturient period and the effect of correcting urinary creatinine concentration for DM content on the ability to predict total urinary output. J. Dairy Sci. Vol. 90, Suppl. 1: 565.

10. Gozho, G.N., J. C. Plaizier, and D. O. Krause 2006. Effects of grain induced subacute ruminal acidosis on ruminal lipopolysaccharide and inflammation in Holstein cows. J. Dairy Sci. Vol. 89, (Suppl. 1): 404.

11. Gozho, G.N., J. C. Plaizier, and D. O. Krause 2005. Effects of graded levels of wheat-barley concentrate on subacute ruminal acidosis (SARA), lipopolysaccharide endotoxins (LPS) and acute phase proteins in steers. J. Dairy Sci. Vol. 88, (Suppl. 1): 251.

12. Gozho, G.N., and J.C. Plaizier. 2003. Development of a nutritional model to induce subacute ruminal acidosis (SARA) in steers. Proc. Ann. Meeting Can Soc. Anim. Sci., Saskatoon, June 2003: 32.

13. Gozho, G.N., J.C. Plaizier, D.O. Krause, A.D. Kennedy and K.M. Wittenberg. 2004. Subacute ruminal acidosis (SARA) induces ruminal lipopolysaccharide (LPS) release and triggers the acute phase protein pathway. Proc. 2004 Annual Meeting, CSAS, Edmonton, AB July 2004.

14. Gozho, N.G., K. M. Wittenberg, J. Sletsmoen, and F. Stewart. 2004. A comparison of hog manure and commercial fertilizer application on nutrient status of some forage grass and legume species. Proc. 2004 Annual Meeting, CSAS, Edmonton, AB July 2004.


Extension articles

1. Plaizier, J.C., G.N. Gozho and D.O. Krause. 2006. Subacute ruminal acidosis (SARA) increases bacterial toxins in the rumen. Farmers Independent Weekly. March 1, 2006.

2. Plaizier, J.C., G.N. Gozho and D.O. Krause. 2005. Healthy rumen, healthy cow - subacute ruminal acidosis can be the root of several common symptoms. Milk Producer, June 2005.

3. Gozho, G.N. and K. Wittenberg. 2004. Hog manure can increase forage yield and quality. Farmers Independent Weekly. September 9, 2004

4. Gozho G.N. 1997 Dry cow management. Zimbabwe Dairy Services Association Newsletter Vol 4 #3