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Elizabeth Hines

  • Assistant Professor of Animal Science
  • Livestock Extension, Swine Specialist
Elizabeth Hines
353 ASI Bldg.
University Park, PA 16802
Work Phone: 814-865-3267

Areas of Expertise

  • Swine Production and Management
  • Swine Growth and Development
  • Swine Reproductive Physiology
  • Nutritional Influences on Growth and Development

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Education

  1. Ph.D., Animal Science, Iowa State University, 2018
  2. M.S., Animal Science, Texas Tech University, 2011
  3. B.S., Animal Science, Delaware Valley University, 2009

Animal physiology scientist with 10+ years of practical, hands-on experience and training in the swine industry, focused on commercial swine production, research, and education from mating to marketing.

Selected Extension Education

So You Want to Raise Hogs

Reproduction in Swine - Understanding the Estrous Cycle

Disease Prevention on the Farm

Selected Publications and Abstracts

Impact of soybean meal inclusion in late gestation on sow productivity and litter performance (Abstr.). AR Loucks, DM Van Sambeek, EA Hines, Journal of Animal Science, 2020

The impact of dietary supplementation of arginine during gestation in a commercial swine herd: I. Gilt reproductive performance. EA Hines, MR Romoser, ZE Kiefer, AF Keating, LH Baumgard, J Niemi, NK Gabler, JF Patience, B. Haberl, NH Williams, BJ Kerr, KJ Touchette, JW Ross, Journal of Animal Science, 2019

The impact of dietary supplementation of arginine during gestation in a commercial swine herd: II. Offspring performance. EA Hines, MR Romoser, ZE Kiefer, AF Keating, LH Baumgard, J Niemi, B. Haberl, NH Williams, BJ Kerr, KJ Touchette, JW Ross, Journal of Animal Science, 2019

Evaluation of physiological indicators of heat stress and their association with seasonal infertility in first parity sows (Abstr.). EA Hines, JT Seibert, SK Stoakes, KL Graves, BJ Hale, M Abuajamieh, CL Hager, C Rademacher, LH Baumgard, AF Keating, JW Ross, Journal of Animal Science, 2016

The effect of various parameters measured at farrowing on subsequent pig performance. AL Robinson, J Colpoys, G Robinson, EA Hines, E Edwards, J Bundy, AK Johnson, HD Tyler, Journal of Animal Science, 2016

Improvement of maternal vitamin D status with 25-hydroxycholecalciferol positively impacts porcine fetal skeletal muscle development and myoblast activity. EA Hines, JD Coffey, CW Starkey, TK Chung, JD Starkey, Journal of Animal Science, 2013

Feeding 25-hydroxycholecalciferol improves gilt reproductive performance and fetal vitamin D status. JD Coffey, EA Hines, JD Starkey, CW Starkey, TK Chun, Journal of Animal Science, 2012