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Brian T Richert

Animal Sciences 

  • Associate Professor of Animal Sciences
765.494.4837
765.494.9347
POUL Room 103A
125 S. Russell St.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2042

Area of Expertise: Swine Nutrition and Management

Education: B.S., South Dakota State University; M.S. and Ph.D., Kansas State University

Research Program
 

News Releases

Specialists: In 2013, resolve to improve farming practices - Purdue News, December 2012

Handbook provides wealth of information to pork producers - Purdue News, September 2010

Purdue livestock specialists recommend testing before feeding - Purdue News, October 2009

Feeding livestock biofuels byproducts: Is it worth the cost? - Purdue News, March 2007

4-H members and parents can learn, pig out at Junior Pork Day - Purdue News, February 2007

PIG puts pork production expertise online - Purdue News, September 2006

New Purdue barn strives for cleaner, fresher air for livestock farms - Purdue News, January 2005

Awards & Honors

(2009) Industry Meritorious Service Award. Indiana Pork.

(2009) Team Award. Purdue University School of Agriculture.

Selected Publications

Rault, J. L., Mack, L. A., Carter, C. S., Garner, J. P., Marchant-Forde, J. N., Richert, B. T., & Lay, D. C. (2013). Prenatal stress puzzle, the oxytocin piece: Prenatal stress alters the behavior and autonomic regulation in piglets, insights from oxytocin.. Applied Animal Behavior Science, 148, 99-107.

Richert, B. T., Radcliffe, J. S., & Ferrel, J. (2013). Potential of mannanase and glucanase enzymes in swine feeding programs.. Midwest Swine nutrition conference, 43-48.

Rault, J. L., Carter, C. S., Garner, J. P., Marchant-Forde, J. N., Richert, B. T., & Lay, D. C. (2013). Repeated intranasal oxytocin administration in early life dysregulates the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis and alters social behavior.. Physiology and Behavior, 112-113, 40-48.

Walsh, M. C., Rostagno, M. H., Gardiner, G. E., Sutton, A. L., Richert, B. T., & Radcliffe, J. S. (2012). Controlling Salmonella infection in weanling pigs through water delivery of direct-fed microbials or organic acids; Part I. Effects on growth performance, microbial populations and immune status. Journal of Animal Science, 90, 261-271. Retrieved from jas.fass.org

Poletto, R., Cheng, H. W., Meisel, R. L., Richert, B. T., & Marchant-Forde, J. N. (2011). Gene expression of serotonin and dopamine receptors and monoamine oxidase-A in the brain of dominant and subordinate pubertal domestic pigs (Sus scrofa) fed a B-adrenoreceptor agonist.. Brain Research, 1381, 11-20.

Sholly, D. M., Jorgensen, H., Sutton, A. L., Richert, B. T., & Bach Knudsen, K. E. (2011). Effect of fermentation of cereals on the degradation of polysaccharides and other macronutrients in the gastrointestinal tract of growing pigs. Journal of Animal Science, 89, 2096-2105. Retrieved from jas.fass.org

Hill, B. E., Sutton, A. L., & Richert, B. T. (2009). Effects of low-phytic acid corn, low-phytic acid soybean meal, and phytase on nutrient digestibility and excretion in growing pigs.. Journal of Animal Science, 87, 1518-1527.

Hinson, R. B., Schinckel, A. P., Radcliffe, J. S., Allee, G. L., Sutton, A. L., & Richert, B. T. (2009). Effect of feeding reduced crude protein and phosphorus diets on weaning-finishin pig growth performance, carcass characteristics, and bone characterisitics.. Journal of Animal Science, 87, 1502-1517.

Poletto, R., Rostagno, M. H., Richert, B. T., & Marchant-Forde, J. N. (2009). Effects of a “step-up“ ractopamine feeding program and social rank on growth performance, hoof lesions, and Enterobacteriaceae shedding in finishing pigs.. Journal of Animal Science, 87, 304-313.

White, H. M., Richert, B. T., Radcliffe, J. S., Schinckel, A. P., Burgess, J. R., Koser, S. L., . . . Latour, M. A. (2009). Feeding conjugated linoleic acid partially recovers carcass quality in pigs fed dried distillers grains with solubles.. Journal of Animal Science, 87, 157-166.