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James Hermes
Associate Professor
OSU Campus
Department of Animal and Rangeland Sciences
114 Withycombe Hall
Corvallis, OR 97331
United States
541-737-2254

Research

  • Alternative feeds for small flocks.
  • Pastured organic and freerange poultry production.
     

Teaching

ANS 100 - Orientation to Animal Science

ANS 121 - Introduction to Animal Science

ANS 217 - Poultry Industries

ANS 321 - Avian Embryo

ANS 433 - Poultry Production Systems

ANS 434 - Egg Production Systems

Biography

Ph.D. Genetics, University of California, Davis, 1988

M.S. Avian Sciences, University of California, Davis, 1981

B.S. Avian Sciences, University of California, Davis, 1979

A.A. Science, Palomar Junior College, San Marcos, Califoria, 1976

I accept graduate students for Animal and Rangeland Sciences

Publications

Refereed Publications

Hermes J. C., H. S. Nakaue, and M. A. Craig, 2004.  The effect of endophyte infected grass straw and seed on broilers. J of Appl. Poult. Res. 13:71-76.

Hermes J. C. and R. C. Johnson 2004.  The effects of feeding various levels of triticale var. Bogo in the diet of broiler and layer chickens.  J of Appl. Poult. Res. 13:667-672.

Shlosberg A, JC Hermes, L SmithWood, and AM Craig, 2004.  The effect of feeding broilers tall fescue grass (Festuca arundinacea) seeds containing the endophyte toxin ergovaline on ascites syndrome morbidity.  Proceedings from the 6th International Symposium on Poisonous Plants: 2001: Glasgow, Scotland.  In Acamovic T, Stewart CS, Pennycott TW.  Poisonous Plants and Related Toxins.  CABI, Wallingford, UK.  Pgs. 558-563.

Refereed Abstract

Savage, T. F., W. R. Colvin, and J. C. Hermes, July 2003. Poultry Science Association Annual meeting, University of Wisconsin, Madison WI.  Ring-Lethal 2, an autosomal and recessive early embryonic failure in Coturnix quail.  Poult. Sci 82: (Supplement 1)

Phillips W. A., T. F. Savage, and J. C. Hermes, July 2003. Poultry Science Association Annual meeting, University of Wisconsin, Madison WI.  Genetic penetrance of embryonic chick edema.  Poult. Sci 82: (Supplement 1):

Colvin, F. W., T. F. Savage, and J. C. Hermes, July 2002. Poultry Science Association Annual meeting, University of Delaware, Newark, DE.  Selection for hatchability of Japanese quail embryos incubated at 102 F.  Poult. Sci 81: (Supplement 1):

Hermes J. C, July 2002.  Poultry Science Association Annual meeting, University of Delaware, Newark, DE.  The effect of a new variety of triticale (Bogo) on the performance of broilers and layers.  Poult. Sci 81: (Supplement 1):

Jeffreys J. B. and J. C. Hermes, October 2001. NAE4-HA Annual meeting, Bismarck ND. School reform and 4-H: designing a learning strategy for your program. NAE4-HA Conference Proceeding, p. 24-25.

Hermes, J., July 2001. FASS/Poultry Science Association Annual meeting, Indianapolis Convention Center, Indianapolis IN. Practical Broiler Production - A hands on approach to student learning. Poult. Sci. 80 (Supplement 1): 125.

Johnson R. C., J. C. Hermes, R Kampen, and A. M. Craig, July 2001. FASS/Poultry Science Association Annual meeting, Indianapolis Convention Center, Indianapolis IN. The effect of various levels of vitamin E supplementation in the diets of laying hens on egg yolk alpha-tocopherol content and hen performance. Poult. Sci. 80 (Supplement 1): 90.