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Jeremy N Marchant-Forde

Animal Sciences 

  • Research Animal Scientist, USDA-ARS Livestock Behavior Research Unit
POUL Room 219B
125 S. Russell St.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2042

Area of Expertise: Animal Behavior and Well-Being

Education: B.S. (Hons), Bristol University; Ph.D., Cambridge University


Research Program


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News Releases

Purdue hosting meeting of international animal behavior group - Purdue News, July 2011

Awards & Honors

(2011) Certificate of Merit. USDA.

(2010) Certificate of Merit. USDA.

(2009) Certificate of Merit. USDA.

(2008) Certificate of Merit. USDA.

(2006) Certificate of Merit. USDA.

(2005) Certficate of Merit. USDA.

(2004) Certificate of Merit. USDA.

(2003) Certificate of Merit. USDA.

(2002) Certificate of Merit. USDA.

(1999) Distinguished Junior Scholar in Residence. University of British Columbia.

Selected Publications

Bahls, M., Sheldon, R. D., Taheripour, P., Clifford, K. A., Foust, K. B., Marchant-Forde, J. N., . . . Newcomer, S. C. (2014). Mothers’ exercise during pregnancy programs vasomotor function in adult offspring.. Experimental Physiology, 99, 205-219.

Marchant-Forde, J. N., Lay, D. C., McMunn, K. A., Cheng, H. W., Pajor, E. A., & Marchant-Forde, R. M. (2014). Post-natal piglet husbandry practices and well-being: The effects of alternative techniques delivered in combination. Journal of Animal Science, 92, 1150-1160.

Roth, W. J., Kissinger, C. B., McCain, R. R., Cooper, B. R., Marchant-Forde, J. N., Vreeman, R. C., . . . Knipp, G. T. (2013). Assessment of juvenile pigs to serve as human pediatric surrogates for preclinical formulation pharmacokinetic testing.. AAPS Journal, 15, 763-774.

DeBoer, S. P., Garner, J. P., Lay Jr, D. C., Eicher, S. D., Lucas, J. R., & Marchant-Forde, J. N. (2013). Does the presence of a human effect the preference of enrichment items in young isolated pigs?. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 143, 96-103.

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 behaviour and autonomic regulation in piglets, insights from oxytocin.. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 148, 99-107.

Rault, J. L., McMunn, K. A., Marchant-Forde, J. N., & Lay Jr, D. C. (2013). Gas alternatives to carbon dioxide for euthanasia: a piglet perspective.. Journal of Animal Science, 91, 1874-1883.

Abdelfattah, E. M., Schutz, M. M., Lay, D. C., Marchant-Forde, J. N., & Eicher, S. D. (2013). Effect of group size on behavior, health, production and welfare of veal calves.. Journal of Animal Science, 91, 5455-5465.

Marchant-Forde, J. N., Matthews, D. L., Poletto, R., McCain, R. R., Mann, D. D., DeGraw, R. T., . . . Kissinger, C. B. (2012). Plasma cortisol and noradrenalin concentrations in pigs: automated sampling of freely moving pigs housed in the PigTurn® versus manually sampled and restrained pigs.. Animal Welfare, 21, 197-205.

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 β-adrenoreceptor agonist.. Brain Research, 1381, 11-20.

Mills, D. S., Marchant-Forde, J. N., McGreevy, P., Morton, D. B., Nicol, C., Phillips, C. J. C., . . . Swaisgood, R. (2010). The Encyclopedia of Applied Animal Behaviour and Welfare. (Vol. 1st). Wallingford, United Kingdom: CABI Publishing.