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    ACADEMIC WORKS

  • Germination and Growth of some Ectomycorrhizal Basidiomycetes in Culture.  Senior Independent Project, Kalamazoo College, 1981.

  • Production of Finisher Pigs in the United States.  Master of Science thesis, Colorado State University, 1997.

    REFEREED PUBLICATIONS

  1. Losinger WC, Wells SJ, Heinrichs AJ.  Holstein heifer growth in the United States.  Animal Health Insight, Spring/Summer, 1994.  Pages 10-13.

  2. Losinger WC, Wells SJ, Garber LP, Hurd HS, Thomas LA.  Management factors related to Salmonella shedding in dairy heifers.   Journal of Dairy Science, 1995; 78(11):2464-2472.

  3. Heinrichs AJ, Wells SJ, Losinger WC.  A study of the use of milk replacers for dairy calves in the United States.   Journal of Dairy Science, 1995; 78(12):2831-2837.

  4. Losinger WC, Heinrichs AJ.  Dairy operation management practices and herd milk production.   Journal of Dairy Science, 1996; 79(3):506-514.

  5. Losinger WC, Heinrichs AJ.  Management variables associated with high mortality rates attributable to respiratory tract problems in female calves prior to weaning.  Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 1996; 209(10):1756-1759.

  6. Losinger WC.  A modified random groups standard error estimator.   Survey Methodology, 1997; 23:73-75.

  7. Losinger WC.  Nouvel estimateur de l'erreur-type pour les groupes aléatoires.  Techniques d'Enquête, 1997; 23:81-83.

  8. Losinger WC.  Lorenz curves applied to livestock populations.  Chance, 1997; 10(2):19-22.

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  10. Losinger WC, Heinrichs AJ.  Management practices associated with high mortality among preweaned dairy heifers.  Journal of Dairy Research, 1997; 64(1):1-11.

  11. Losinger WC, Heinrichs AJ.  Factors associated with high scours mortality among preweaned dairy heifers/Factores asociados con alta mortalidad en novillas causada por diarrea.  Archivos de Zootecnia, 1997; 46:311-322. 

  12. Losinger WC, Garber LP, Hill GW, Dornseif SE, Rodriguez JM, Frye WB.   Design and implementation of the United States National Animal Health Monitoring System 1994-95 Cattle on Feed Evaluation, and an evaluation of the impact of response bias.   Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 1997;31:1-14.

  13. Losinger WC.  Issues concerning Mexican cattle on feedlots in the United States as reported in the United States National Animal Health Monitoring System 1994-95 Cattle on Feed Evaluation.  Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 1997; 31:15-18.

  14. Losinger WC, Garber LP, Smith MA, Hurd SH, Biehl LG, Fedorka-Cray PJ, Thomas LA, Ferris K.  Management and nutritional factors associated with the detection of Salmonella sp. from cattle fecal specimens from feedlot operations in the United States.  Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 1997; 31:231-244.

  15. Losinger WC, Heinrichs AJ.  An analysis of age and body weight at first calving for Holsteins in the United States.  Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 1997; 32:193-205.

  16. Losinger WC, Bush EJ, Smith MA, Corso BA.  An analysis of mortality rates in the grower/finisher phase of swine production in the United States.  Preventive Veterinary Medicine,1998; 33:121-145.

  17. Losinger WC, Bush EJ, Hill GW, Smith MA, Garber LP, Rodriguez JM, Kane G.  Design and implementation of the United States National Animal Health Monitoring System 1995 National Swine StudyPreventive Veterinary Medicine, 1998; 34:147-159.

  18. Losinger WC, Bush EJ, Smith MA, Corso BA.  Mortality in the grower/finisher phase on farrow-to-finish swine operations in the United States/Taux de mortalité durant la phase d'engraissement dans les élevages de porcs naisseurs-engraisseurs aux États-Unis.   Annales de Zootechnie, 1998; 47:99-105.

  19. Heinrichs AJ, Losinger WC.  Growth of Holstein dairy heifers in the United States.  Journal of Animal Science, 1998; 76:1254-1260.

  20. Losinger WC.  Reply by Losinger.  Chance, 1998; 11(3):54.

  21. Losinger WC.  Feed-conversion ratio of finisher pigs in the United States.  Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 1998; 36:287-305.

  22. Losinger WC, Bush EJ, Smith MA, Corso BA.  Mortality attributed to respiratory problems among finisher pigs in the United States.  Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 1998; 37:21-31.

  23. Losinger WC, Sampath RK.  Using Mishan's normalization procedure to analyze benefits and costs for catfish farmers using recirculating systemsThe Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 1999;  69:204-206.

  24. Losinger WC, Dalsted NL, Sampath RK, Salman MD.  Returns to scale in the production of finisher pigs in the United States/Ganancia a la escala en la producción de cerdos cebados en los Estados Unidos de Norteamérica.  Investigación Agraria: Producción y Sanidad Animales, 1999; 14:71-84.

  25. Losinger WC.  Special section--statistics on statisticians.  The American Statistician, 1999; 53:173-174.

  26. Losinger WC, Bush EJ, Smith MA, Corso BA.  Mortality on grower/finisher-only swine operations in the United States/Mortalidade em granjas de crescimento/terminação de suínos nos Estados Unidos.   Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, 1999; 51:141-147.

  27. Kennedy TK, Losinger WC, Hoag DL.  Who pays for hazard analysis and critical control points?  Journal of Applied Animal Research, 2000; 17:197-200.

  28. Losinger WC, Garber LP, Wagner BA, Hill GW.  A cautionary note on adjusting weights for non responseSurvey Methodology, 2000; 26:109-111.

  29. Losinger WC, Garber LP, Wagner BA, Hill GW.  Mise en garde sur la correction des poids selon la non-réponse.   Techniques d'Enquête, 2000; 26:123-126.

  30. Kane AJ, Traub-Dargatz JL, Garber LP, Losinger WC, Wagner BA.  Lameness & Laminitis in U.S. Horses.   USDA:APHIS:VS, CEAH, Fort Collins, CO.  2000.  34 pp.

  31. Kane AJ, Traub-Dargatz JL, Losinger WC.  The occurrence and causes of lameness and laminitis in the U.S. horse population.  American Association of Equine Practitioners, 2000; 46:277-280.

  32. Losinger WC, Sampath RK.  Economies of scale in the production of swine manure/Economias de escala na produção de dejetos de suìnos.   Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2000; 52:285-294.

  33. Losinger WC, Traub-Dargatz JL, Sampath RK, Morley PS.  Operation-management factors associated with early-postnatal mortality of US foals.  Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2000; 47:157-175.

  34. Losinger WC, Dalsted NL, Sampath RK, Salman MD.  Structural transformations in the United States swine industry.  Indian Farming, 2000; 50:32-34,40.

  35. Losinger W, Dasgupta S, Engle C, Wagner B.  Economic interactions between feeding rates and stocking densities in intensive catfish production. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society, 2000; 31(4):491-502.

  36. Hurd HS, Bush EJ, Losinger W, Corso B, Zimmerman J, Wills B, Swenson S, Pyburn D, Yeske P, Burkgren T.  "Acute PRRS" outbreak: report on a collaborative field investigative studyJournal of Swine Health and Production, 2000; 9(3):103-108.

  37. Losinger WC, Dalsted NL, Sampath RK, Salman MD.  Input optimization in the production of finisher pigs in the United States.  Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 2001; 71(10):995-997.

  38. Losinger WC.  A look at raking for weight adjustmentStats, 2002; 33(1):8-12.

  39. Losinger WC, Novak RP.  Lameness and laminitis in horses on operations in the United States.  Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 2002, 72(12):1134-1136.

  40. Losinger WC, Traub-Dargatz JL, Garber LP, Fedorka-Cray PJ, Ladely S, Ferris KE, Morgan K.  Factors associated with fecal-shedding of Salmonella spp by horses on US operations/Fatores associados com Salmonella spp em fezes de cavalos em criatórios norteamericanos.  Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2002, 54(2):109-116.

  41. Losinger WC.  Economic impacts associated with recombinant bovine somatotropin (rBST) use: commentAgBioForum, 2002, 5(1):25-27.

  42. Losinger WC.  "Thoughts on the origins, concepts, and pedagogy of statistics as a 'separate discipline'," Comment by Losinger.  The American Statistician, 2003, 57(1):71.

  43. Losinger WC.  "Multiple-output production with undesirable outputs: an application to nitrogen surplus in agriculture," comment.  Journal of the American Statistical Association, 2003, 98:261.

  44. Mariner JC, Roeder PL.  Use of participatory epidemiology in studies of the persistence of lineage 2 rinderpest virus in East Africa.  Veterinary Record, 2003, 152(21):641-647.

  45. Losinger WC.  "Statistics and ethics: some advice for young statisticians," Comment by Losinger.  The American Statistician, 2003, 57(3):223-224.

  46. Losinger WC.  A review of the GUM WorkbenchThe American Statistician, 2004, 58(2):165-167.

  47. Losinger WC.  How to do statistical research.  The American Statistician, 2004, 58(3):200.

  48. Losinger WC.  Economic impacts of reduced milk production associated with elevated bulk-tank somatic cell counts on US dairy operations.  Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2005, 226(10):1652-1658.

  49. Losinger WC.  Economic impacts of reduced pork production associated with the diagnosis of Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae on grower/finisher swine operations in the United States.  Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2005, 68(2-4):181-193.

  50. Losinger WC.  Economic impact of reduced milk production associated with Johne's disease on US dairy operations.  Journal of Dairy Research, 2005, 72(4):425-432.

  51. Losinger WC.  Economic impacts of reduced milk production associated with epidemiologic risk factors for Johne's disease on US dairy operationsJournal of Dairy Research, 2006, 73:33-43.

  52. Losinger WC.  The author responds.  Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2005, 227(3):378-379.

  53. Losinger WC.  Economic impacts of the mortality rate for suckling pigs in the United States.  Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2005, 227(6):896-902.

  54. Losinger WC.  Welfare effects of the use of recombinant bovine somatotropin in the USA.  Journal of Dairy Research, 2006, 73(2):134-145.

  55. Losinger WC.  Economic impacts of reduced milk production associated with papillomatous digital dermatitis in dairy cows in the USA.  Journal of Dairy Research, 2006, 73(2):244-256.

  56. Losinger WC.  Factors influencing the variance in expected yield on catfish farms in the United StatesAquaculture International, 2006, 14(5):415-419.

  57. Losinger WC.  Welfare effects of reduced milk production associated with Johne's disease on Johne's-positive versus Johne's-negative dairy operationsJournal of Dairy Research, 2006, 73(3):378-384.

  58. Losinger WC.  Evaluating the uncertainty in estimates of the economic impacts of bovine-leukosis virus in US dairy cowsAgricultural Economics, 2006, 35(3):363-372.

  59. Losinger WC.  Changes in the welfare effects of recombinant bovine somatotropin from 1996 to 2002 in the USAInternational Journal of Dairy Technology, 2007, 60(3):157-164.

  60. Losinger WC.  Notes regarding the 2006 Survey of Active Duty SpousesArmed Forces & Society, 2010, 36(3):558-570.

    PROCEEDINGS

  1. Finau SA (editor).  Studies from Epidemiology Training:  Workshop in Tonga.  Nuku'alofa, Tonga, 1984.  51 pages.

  2. Losinger WC, Navarro A.  Incorporating adjustment into sample data products.  SAS Institute Inc., Proceedings of the Sixteenth Annual SAS Users Group International Conference, Cary, NC:  SAS Institute Inc., 1991.  Pages 1527-1532.

  3. Losinger WC.  A SAS program for determining distribution-free confidence intervals for medians. Proceedings of the Fifth Annual NorthEast SAS Users Group Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, October 4-6, 1992.  Pages 454-457.

  4. Losinger WC.  A multivariate model for Holstein heifer growth in the United States.  American Statistical Association 1995 Proceedings of the Epidemiology Section.  Pages 135-140.

  5. Losinger WC.  Design of the 1994-95 United States Cattle on Feed EvaluationAmerican Statistical Association 1996 Proceedings of the Section on Survey Research Methods.  Volume II, pages 792-797.

  6. Losinger WC.  Development of a production function for finisher pigs.  American Statistical Association 1998 Proceedings of the Business and Economics Statistics Section.  Pages 80-84.

  7. Losinger WC, Dasgupta S, Engle CR, Wagner BA.  Development of a statistical model to investigate the stochastic nature of catfish production.  American Statistical Association 1999 Proceedings of the Business and Economics Statistics Section.  Pages 168-172.

  8. Dasgupta S, Losinger W, Engle C, Wagner B.  Technological interactions between stocking and feeding intensities in intensive catfish production operations.  Presented at the 2000 US Chapter of the World Aquaculture Society meeting, New Orleans, Feb, 2000.

  9. Traub-Dargatz JL, Garber LP, Hill GW, Wagner BA, Losinger WC, Seitzinger AH, Rodriguez JM, Stanton NG.  Overview of the National Animal Health Monitoring System (NAHMS) Equine '98 Study parts I-IV reports.  Proceedings of the 9th Symposium of the International Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics.  Pages 1028-1030.  July, 2000.

  10. Kane AB, Traub-Dargatz JL, Losinger WC. "The occurrence and causes of lameness and laminitis in the U.S. horse population."  American Association of Equine Practitioners.  Vol 46, pp 277-280.  2000.

  11. Kane AJ, Traub-Dargatz JL, Losinger WC, Garber LP, Wagner BA, Hill GW.  A cross-sectional survey of lameness and laminitis in U.S. horses.  Proceedings of the 9th Symposium of the International Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics.  Pages 1045-1047. July, 2000.

  12. Seitzinger AH, Traub-Dargatz JL, Kane AJ, Kopral CA, Morley PS, Garber LP, Losinger WC, Hill GW.  A comparison of the economic costs of equine lameness, colic, and equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM).  Proceedings of the 9th Symposium of the International Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics.  Pages 1048-1050.  July, 2000.

  13. Traub-Dargatz JL, Garber LP, Hill GW, Wagner BA, Losinger WC, Rodriguez JM, Stanton NG.  Planning the National Animal Health Monitoring System (NAHMS) Equine '98 Study.  Proceedings of the 9th Symposium of the International Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics.  Page 1379. July, 2000.

  14. Dargatz DA, Johnson R, Losinger W.  Prevalence and risk factors for bovine leukosis virus (BLV) in U.S. Dairy and beef cows.  Annual meeting of the National Institute of Animal Agriculture Livestock Conservation Institute, April, 2000, San Antonio, Texas.

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