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Deer Publications

Publications by Penn State Researchers and Others

Miller, L.A., K.A. Fagerstone, D.C. Wagner, G.J. Killian. 2009. Factors contributing to the success of a single-shot, multiyear PZP immunocontraceptive vaccine for white-tailed deer. Human-Wildlife Conflicts 3(1): 103-115.

Jin, J.H, and P. Shipman. 2009. Documenting natural wear on antlers:  A first step in identifying use-wear on purported antler tools. Quarternary International, Volume 211, Issues 1-2.

Brooks, J.W., B.M. Jayarao. 2008. Management practices used by white-tailed deer farms in Pennsylvania and herd health problems. J. Am Vet Med Assoc. 232:98-104.

Miller, L.A.,  J.P. Gionfriddo, J.C. Rhyan, K.A. Fagerstone, D.C. Wagner, G.J. Killian. 2008 GnRH immunocontraception of male and female white-tailed deer fawns. Human–Wildlife Confl icts 2(1):93–101.

Hattel, A.L., D. P. Shaw, J. Fisher, J. Brooks, B. Love, T, Drake, D. Wagner. 2007. Mortality in Pennsylvania captive elk (Cervus elaphus): 1998-2006. J. Vet. Diagnos. Inv. 19:334-337.

Killian, G. J., J. D. Eisemann, D. Wagner, J. Werner, D. Shaw, R. Engeman, and L. A. Miller. 2006. Safety and toxicity evaluation of GonaCon™ immunocontraceptive vaccine in white-tailed deer. Proceedings of the Vertebrate Pest Conference 22:82–87.

Killian, G. J., D. Wagner, and L. A. Miller. 2005. Observations on the use of the GnRH vaccine GonaCon™ in male white-tailed deer. Proceedings of the Wildlife Damage Management Conference 11:256–263.

Hattel, A. L., D. P. Shaw, B. C. Love, D. C. Wagner, T. R. Drake, AND   J. W. Brooks.  2004.  A retrospective study of mortality in Pennsylvania captive white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus): 2000-2003.  J. Vet. Diagnos. Inv. 16:515-521.

Diefenbach, D.R., C.O.Kochanny, J.K. Vreeland, B.D. Wallingford. 2003. Evaluation of an expandable, breakaway radiocollar for white-tailed deer fawns. Wildlife Society Bulletin; 31(3): 756-761.

Miller, L.A. and Killian, G.J.. 2002. In search of the active PZP epitope in white-tailed deer immunocontraception. Vaccine. 20: 2735-2742.
 

Miller, L., Crane, K., Gaddis, S., and Killian, G.J.. 2001. Porcine Zona Pellucida Immunocontraception: Long-term health effects on white-tailed deer. J. Wildl. Manag.. 65L: 941-945.

Miller, L. A., and G. J. Killian. 2001. Seven years of white-tailed deer immunocontraception research at Penn State University: a comparison of two vaccines. Proceedings of the Eastern Wildlife Damage Management Conference 9:60–69.

Killian, G.J., AND L.A. Miller. 2001. Behavioral observations and physiological implications for whitetailed deer treated with two different immuocontraceptives. Proceedings of the Wildlife Damage Management Conference 9:283-291.

Miller, L. A., K. Crane, S. Gaddis, AND G. J. Killian.  2001. Porcine zona pellucida immunocontraception:  long-term health  effects on white-tailed deer.  J. Wildl. Manage. 65:941-945.

Miller, L. A., B. E. Johns, and G. J. Killian. 2000. Immunocontraception of white-tailed deer with GnRH vaccine. American Journal of Reproductive Immunology 44:266–274.

Miller, L.A., B.E. Johns, and G.J. Killian 2000. Immunocontraception of white-tailed deer using native and recombinant zona pellucida vaccines. Animal Reproduction Science 63:187-195.

Miller, L. A., Johns, B. E. and G. J. Killian. 2000. Immunocontraception of white-tailed deer using native and recombinant zona pellucida vaccines. Animal Reprod. Sci.. 63: 187-195. 

Miller, L.A., B. E. Johns, D.J. Elias, and G.J. Killian. 1999. Oral vaccination of white-tailed deer using a recombinant Bacillus Calmette-Guerin vaccine expressing the Borrelia burgdorferi outer surface protein A: prospects for immunocontraception. Am. J. Reprod. Immunol. 41:279-285.

Miller, L. A., Johns, B. E. and G. J. Killian. 1999. Long-term effects of PZP immunization on reproduction in white-tailed deer. Vaccine. 18: 568-574.

Skinner, S. M., G. J. Killian, L. A. Miller and B. S. Dunbar. 1994. Characterization of antigenicity and immunogenicity patterns of native and recombinant zona pellucida (ZP) proteins in the white-tailed deer (Oidocoileus virginianus). J. Reprod. Fert. 101: 295-303.