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Department of Animal & Veterinary Science

Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory, Rm 213
606 S Rayburn St

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2330
Moscow, ID 83844-2330

Phone: 208-885-6345

Fax: 208-885-6420

Email: avs@uidaho.edu

Web: uidaho.edu/cals/avs

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Mailing Address:
16 Hot Springs Ranch Road
Carmen, ID 83462

Phone: 208-756-2749

Web: uidaho.edu/cals/nmcreec

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Gwinyai Chibisa

Gwinyai Chibisa

Assistant Professor, Ruminant Nutrition and Metabolism

Office

Ag Science, Room 212

Phone

208-885-7074

Mailing Address

Animal and Veterinary Science
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2330
Moscow, ID 83844-2330

Ph.D., University of Saskatchewan, 2013
M.Sc., University of Saskatchewan, 2008
B.Sc., University of Zimbabwe, 2005

Chibisa’s research program is focused on enhancing the efficiency of nutrient (primarily nitrogen) utilization in ruminants to increase productivity to meet the rising demand for nutritious and heathy food, improve on farm profitability, ensure animal health and welfare, and reduce the environmental cost of production.

  • Chibisa, G. E., J. R. Vinyard, and A. H. Laarman. 2018. Effects of meloxicam administration on protein metabolism and growth performance in transported Jersey calves. J. Dairy Sci. doi:10.3168/jds.2018-14493
  • Vinyard, J. R., J. B. Hall, J. E. Sprinkle, and G. E. Chibisa. 2018. Effects of maturity at harvest on the nutritive value and ruminal digestion of Eragrostis tef (cv. Moxie) when fed to beef cattle. J. Anim. Sci. doi:10.1093/jas/sky202
  • Chibisa, G. E., and K. A. Beauchemin. 2018. Effects of feeding corn silage from short-season hybrids and extending the backgrounding period on production performance and carcass traits of beef cattle. J. Anim. Sci.:10.1093/jas/sky099
  • Dong, R. L., G. E. Chibisa, and K. A. Beauchemin. 2018. Estimating optimal observational sampling frequency of behaviors for cattle fed high and low forage diets. J. Anim. Sci. doi:10.1093/jas/skx073
  • Chibisa, G. E., K. A. Beauchemin, and Penner, G. B. 2016. Relative contribution of ruminal buffering systems to pH regulation in feedlot cattle fed either low- or high-forage diets. Animal. doi:10.1017/S1751731115002888
  • Chibisa, G. E., P. Gorka, G. B. Penner, R. Berthiaume, and Mutsvangwa, T. 2015. Effects of partial replacement of dietary starch from barley or corn with lactose on ruminal function, short-chain fatty acid absorption, nitrogen utilization, and production performance of dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. doi:10.3168/jds.2014-8827
  • Chibisa, G. E., and Mutsvangwa, T. 2013. Effects of feeding wheat or corn-wheat dried distillers grains with solubles in low or high crude protein diets on ruminal function, omasal nutrient flows, urea-N recycling, and performance in dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. doi:10.3168/jds.2013-6622

  • Miriam Green Ellis Scholarship Fund, College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, 2012
  • John Wickhorst Memorial Scholarship, College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, 2011-2012
  • Paul W. and Marianne M. Ziehlke Postgraduate Scholarship, College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, 2010-2011
  • Rene Vandeveld Postgraduate Scholarship, College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, 2010-2011
  • L. H. Hantelman Postgraduate Scholarship, College of Agriculture and Bioresources. University of Saskatchewan, 2010-2011
  • University of Saskatchewan Student Travel Award, 2010, 2012
  • Canadian Society of Animal Science (CSAS) Student Travel Fellowship. CSAS, 2010
  • Land O’Lakes Purina Feed LLC Scholarship, Distillers Grains Technology Council, 2010
  • Dollie Hantelman Postgraduate Scholarship, College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, 2009
  • University of Saskatchewan Graduate Teaching Fellowship, Department of Animal and Poultry Science. University of Saskatchewan, 2008-2009
  • Harris and Lauretta and Raymond Earl Parr Memorial Scholarship in Agriculture, College of Agriculture and Bioresources. University of Saskatchewan, 2008
  • Dairy Farmers of Saskatchewan Scholarship, Department of Animal and Poultry Science, University of Saskatchewan, 2008
  • Hugh Nicholson Memorial Scholarship, Department of Animal and Poultry Science, University of Saskatchewan, 2007, 2010
  • Class of ’43 Postgraduate Scholarship, Department of Animal and Poultry Science, University of Saskatchewan, 2007-2008
  • University of Saskatchewan Devolved Scholarship, College of Graduate Studies and Research, University of Saskatchewan, 2005-2007
  • Zimbabwe Academy of Sciences - Life Sciences Award, 2005
  • University of Zimbabwe Book Prize, 2003, 2004

Contacts

Department of Animal & Veterinary Science

Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory, Rm 213
606 S Rayburn St

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2330
Moscow, ID 83844-2330

Phone: 208-885-6345

Fax: 208-885-6420

Email: avs@uidaho.edu

Web: uidaho.edu/cals/avs

Directions

Mailing Address:
16 Hot Springs Ranch Road
Carmen, ID 83462

Phone: 208-756-2749

Web: uidaho.edu/cals/nmcreec

Directions