Original Scientific Papers

2017

  • Giovannini, A.E.J., van den Borne, B.H.P., Wall, S.K., Wellnitz, O., Bruckmaier R.M., C. Spadavecchia. Experimentally induced subclinical mastitis: are lipopolysaccharide and lipoteichoic acid eliciting similar pain responses? Acta Veterinaria Scandinavia 59(1):40. doi: 10.1186/s13028-017-0306-z.

  • Farmer, C., Amezcua, M., R. Bruckmaier, R., Wellnitz, O., R. Friendship. Does duration of teat use in first parity affect milk yield and mammary gene expression in second parity? Journal of Animal Science 95:681-687.

  • J.J. Gross, R.S. Zbinden, F. Dohme-Meier, R.M. Bruckmaier. Adrenal cortex reactivity in dairy cows differs between lactational stages and between different feeding levels. J. Anim. Physiol. Anim. Nutr. 2017 May 15. doi: 10.1111/jpn.12746. Epub ahead of print.
  • R.J. van Hoeij, J. Dijkstra, R.M. Bruckmaier, J.J. Gross, T.J.G.M. Lam, G.J. Remmelink, B. Kemp, A.T.M. van Knegsel. The effect of dry period length and postpartum level of concentrate on energy balance and plasma metabolites of dairy cows across the dry period and in early lactation. J. Dairy Sci. 100: 5863-5879.
  • R.S. Zbinden, M. Falk, A. Münger, F. Dohme-Meier, H.A. van Dorland, R.M. Bruckmaier, J.J. Gross. Metabolic load in dairy cows kept in herbage-based feeding systems and suitability of potential markers for compromised well-being. J. Anim. Physiol. Anim. Nutr. 101:767-778.

  • J.J. Gross, E.C. Kessler, R.M. Bruckmaier: Quarter vs. composite colostrum composition assessed by Brix refractometry, specific gravity and visual color appearance in primiparous and multiparous dairy cows. Transl. Anim. Sci. 1:26-35

  • N.-T. Ha, J.J. Gross, A.R. Sharifi, M. Schlather, C. Drögemüller, U. Schnyder, F. Schmitz-Hsu, R.M. Bruckmaier, H. Simianer: Genetische Analyse der metabolischen Adaptation von Milchkühen in der Frühlaktation. Züchtungskunde 89:48-60

  • E. Tsunoda, J.J. Gross, C. Kawashima, R.M. Bruckmaier, K. Kida, A. Miyamoto: Feed-derived volatile basic nitrogen increases reactive oxygen species production of blood leukocytes in lactating dairy cows. Anim. Sci. J. 88:125-133.

  • L.E. Hernández-Castellano,L.L. Hernandez, H. Sauerwein, R.M. Bruckmaier. Endocrine and metabolic changes in transition dairy cows are affected by prepartum infusions of a serotonin precursor. J. Dairy Sci. 100: 5050-5057.
  • L.E. Hernández-Castellano, S.K. Wall, R. Stephan, S. Corti, R.M. Bruckmaier. Milk somatic cell count, lactate dehydrogenase activity, and immunoglobulin G concentration associated with mastitis caused by different pathogens: A field study. Schweiz. Arch. Tierheilkd. 159: 283-290.
  • N.T. Ha, A.R. Sharifi, J. Heise, M. Schlather, U. Schnyder, J.J. Gross, F. Schmitz-Hsu, R.M. Bruckmaier, H. Simianer. A reaction norm sire model to study the effect of metabolic challenge in early lactation on the functional longevity of dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 100:3742-3753.
  • A. Ahmadpour, H. Aliarabi, M.G. Khan, R.A. Patton, R.M. Bruckmaier. Temporal changes in milk fatty acid distribution due to feeding different levels of rolled safflower seeds to lactating Holstein cows. J. Dairy Sci. 100:4484-4499.
  • M. Zarrin, L. Grossen-Rösti, R.M. Bruckmaier, J.J. Gross. Elevation of blood β-hydroxybutyrate concentration affects glucose metabolism in dairy cows before and after parturition. J. Dairy Sci. 100:2323-2333.
  • J. Besier, G. Schüpbach-Regula, O. Wellnitz, R.M. Bruckmaier.Technical note: Effects of attachment of hind teats before cleaning and attachment of front teats on milking characteristics in automatic milking systems. J Dairy Sci. 100:3091-3095.
  • L.E. Hernández-Castellano, L.L. Hernandez, S. Weaver, R.M. Bruckmaier.Increased serum serotonin improves parturient calcium homeostasis in dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 100:1580-1587.
  • C. Heublein, F. Dohme-Meier, K.H. Südekum, R.M. Bruckmaier, S. Thanner, F. Schori. Impact of cow strain and concentrate supplementation on grazing behaviour, milk yield and metabolic state of dairy cows in an organic pasture-based feeding system. ANIMAL 11:1163-1173
  • C. Weber, C.T. Schäff, U. Kautzsch, S. Börner, S. Erdmann, R.M. Bruckmaier, M. Röntgen, B. Kuhla, H.M. Hammon. Variable liver fat concentration as a proxy for body fat mobilization postpartum has minor effects on insulin-induced changes in hepatic gene expression related to energy metabolism in dairy cows. J Dairy Sci. 100:1507-1520.
 
2016
  • R. Kaser, R.M. Bruckmaier, S. Thomas, H. Sieme, C. Wedekind, D. Burger. High interindividual and intraindividual variation of oxytocin secretion in estrous mares exposed to stallions, but no significant link to mate preferences. Theriogenology 86:2222-2229.

  • M.D. Scheidegger, V. Gerber, A. Ramseyer, G. Schüpbach-Regula, R.M. Bruckmaier, J.H. van der Kolk. Repeatability of the ACTH stimulation test as reflected by salivary cortisol response in healthy horses. Domest. Anim. Endocrinol. 57:43-47.

  • S.R. Weaver, A.P. Prichard, E.L. Endres, S.A. Newhouse, T.L. Peters, P.M. Crump, M.S. Akins, T.D. Crenshaw, R.M. Bruckmaier, L.L. Hernandez. Elevation of circulating serotonin improves calcium dynamics in the peripartum dairy cow. J. Endocrinol. 230:105-123.

  • C. Weber, C.T. Schäff, U. Kautzsch, S. Börner, S. Erdmann, S. Görs, M. Röntgen, H. Sauerwein, R.M. Bruckmaier, C.C. Metges, B. Kuhla, H.M. Hammon. Insulin-dependent glucose metabolism in dairy cows with variable fat mobilization around calving. J. Dairy Sci. 99:6665-6679.
  • A. Nentwig, A. Schweighauser, C. Maissen-Villiger, R.M. Bruckmaier, A. Zurbriggen, H.A. van Dorland, T. Francey. Assessment of the expression of biomarkers of uremic inflammation in dogs with renal disease. Am. J. Vet. Res. 77:218-24
  • S.K. Wall, O. Wellnitz, L.E. Hernández-Castellano, A. Ahmadpour, R.M. Bruckmaier. Supraphysiological oxytocin increases the transfer of immunoglobulins and other blood components to milk during lipopolysaccharide- and lipoteichoic acid–induced mastitis in dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 99(11):9165-9173.
  • CR. Baumrucker, C.D. Dechow, A.L. Macrina, J.J. Gross, R.M. Bruckmaier. Mammary immunoglobulin transfer rates following prepartum milking. J. Dairy Sci. 99(11):9254-9262.
  • J. Chen, A. Kok, G.J. Remmelink, J.J. Gross, R.M. Bruckmaier, B. Kemp, A.T.M. van Knegsel. Effects of dry period length and dietary energy source on lactation curve characteristics over 2 subsequent lactations. J. Dairy Sci. 99(11):9287-9299.
  • J.J. Gross, L. Grossen-Rösti, F. Schmitz-Hsu, R.M. Bruckmaier. Metabolic adaptation recorded during one lactation does not allow predicting longevity in dairy cows. Schweiz. Arch. Tierheilkd. 158: 565-571.
  • J.H. van der Kolk, N. Fouché, J.J. Gross, V. Gerber, R.M. Bruckmaier. A comparison between the equine and bovine hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenocortical axis. Domest. Anim. Endocrinol. 56 Suppl:S101-11.
  • A.C. Schwinn, C.H. Knight, R.M.  Bruckmaier, J.J. Gross. 2016. Suitability of saliva cortisol as a biomarker for hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis activation assessment, effects of feeding actions, and immunostimulatory challenges in dairy cows. J. Anim. Sci. 94: 2357-2365.
  • J.J. Gross, G. Schüpbach-Regula, R.M. Bruckmaier. 2016. Rapid communication: Colostrum immunoglobulin concentration in mammary quarters is repeatable in consecutive lactations of dairy cows. J. Anim. Sci. 94: 1755-1760.​
  • S.K. Wall, L.E. Hernández-Castellano, A. Ahmadpour, R.M. Bruckmaier, O. Wellnitz. Differential glucocorticoid induced closure of the blood-milk barrier during lipopolysaccharide and lipoteichoic acid induced mastitis in dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 99:7544-7553.
  • J. Lüttgenau, B.Lingemann, O. Wellnitz, A.K. Hankele, M. Schmicke, S.E. Ulbrich, R.M. Bruckmaier, H. Bollwein. Repeated intrauterine infusions of lipopolysaccharide alter gene expression and lifespan of the bovine corpus luteum. J. Dairy Sci. 99:6639-6653.
  • O. Wellnitz, C. Zbinden, X. Huang, R.M. Bruckmaier. Short communication: Differential loss of bovine mammary epithelial barrier integrity in response to lipopolysaccharide and lipoteichoic acid. J. Dairy Sci. 99:4851-4856.
  • L .De Matteis, G. Bertoni, R. Lombardelli, O. Wellnitz, H.A. Van Dorland, M.C.M.B. Vernay, R.M. Bruckmaier, E. Trevisi. Acute phase response in lactating dairy cows during hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemic and hyperinsulinemic euglycemic clamps and after intramammary LPS challenge. Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition  doi: 10.1111/jpn.12463. [Epub ahead of print]
  • L.E. Hernández-Castellano, A.M. Almeida, J. Renaut, A. Argüello, N. Castro. A Proteomics Study on Colostrum and Milk from the Two Major Small Ruminant Dairy Breeds from the Canary Islands: A Bovine Milk Comparison Perspective. J. Dairy Res.  88: 366-374
  • J.J. Gross, A.C. Schwinn, F. Schmitz-Hsu, F. Menzi, C Drögemüller, C. Albrecht, R.M.Bruckmaier. Rapid Communication: Cholesterol deficiency-associated APOB mutation impacts lipid metabolism in Holstein calves and breeding bulls. J Anim Sci. 94: 1761-1766.
  • L.E. Hernández-Castellano, A.M. Ferreira, P. Nanni, J. Grossmann, A. Argüello, J. Capote, G. Cai, J. Lippolis, N. Castro A.M. Almeida. The goat (Capra hircus) mammary gland secretory tissue proteome as influenced by weight loss: A study using label free proteomics. J. Proteomics 145: 60-69
  • J. Samarütel, C.R. Baumrucker, J.J. Gross, C.D. Dechow, R.M. Bruckmaier. Quarter variation and correlations of colostrum albumin, immunoglobulin G1 and G2 in dairy cows. J Dairy Res. 83: 209-218.
  • Lüttgenau, B. Möller, D. Kradolfer, O. Wellnitz, R.M. Bruckmaier, A. Miyamoto, S.E. Ulbrich, H. Bollwein. Lipopolysaccharide enhances apoptosis of corpus luteum in isolated perfused bovine ovaries in vitro. Reproduction 151:17-28.
  • U. Nuber, H.A. van Dorland, R.M. Bruckmaier. Effects of butafosfan with or without cyanocobalamin on the metabolism of early lactating cows with subclinical ketosis. J. Anim. Physiol. Anim. Nutr. 100:146-155.
  • J. Maciej, C.T. Schäff, E. Kanitz, A. Tuchscherer, R.M. Bruckmaier, S. Wolffram, H.M. Hammon. Short communication: Effects of oral flavonoid supplementation on the metabolic and antioxidative status of newborn dairy calves. J. Dairy Sci. 99:805:811.
  • M. Palma, L.E. Hernández-Castellano, N. Castro, A. Argüello, J. Capote, M. Matzapetakis, A.M. Almeida. NMR-metabolomics profiling of mammary gland secretory tissue and milk serum in two goat breeds with different levels of tolerance to seasonal weight loss. Molecular bioSystems 12: 2094-2107.
  • J. Lüttgenau, K. Herzog, K. Strüve, S. Latter, A. Boos, R.M. Bruckmaier, H. Bollwein, M.P. Kowalewski. LPS-mediated effects and spatio-temporal expression of TLR2 and TLR4 in the bovine corpus luteum. Reproduction 151:391-399.
  • C.A. Maissen-Villiger, A. Schweighauser, H.A. van Dorland, C. Morel, R.M. Bruckmaier, A. Zurbriggen, T. Francey. Expression Profile of Cytokines and Enzymes mRNA in Blood Leukocytes of Dogs with Leptospirosis and Its Associated Pulmonary Hemorrhage Syndrome. PLoS One. 11(1):e0148029
  • G. Cugno, J.R. Parreira, E. Ferlizza, L.E. Hernández-Castellano, M. Carneiro, J. Renaut, N. Castro, A. Argüello, J. Capote, A.M. Campos, A.M. Almeida. The Goat (Capra hircus) Mammary Gland Mitochondrial Proteome: A Study on the Effect of Weight Loss Using Blue-Native PAGE and Two-Dimensional Gel Electrophoresis. PloS one 11(3):e0151599. 
  • J. Besier, R.M. Bruckmaier. Vacuum levels and milk-flow-dependent vacuum drops affect machine milking performance and teat condition in dairy cows.J. Dairy Sci. 99:3096-3102.
  • J. Lüttgenau, O. Wellnitz, D. Kradolfer, E. Kalaitzakis, S.E. Ulbrich,R.M. Bruckmaier, H. Bollwein. Intramammary lipopolysaccharide infusion alters gene expression but does not induce lysis of the bovine corpus luteum. J. Dairy Sci. 99:4018-4031
  • J. Chen, G.J. Remmelink, J.J. Gross, R.M. Bruckmaier, B. Kemp, A.T. van Knegsel: Effects of dry period length and dietary energy source on milk yield, energy balance, and metabolic status of dairy cows over 2 consecutive years: Effects in the second year. J. Dairy Sci. 99: 4826-4838. 
  • J. Lüttgenau, S. Purschke, G. Tsousis, R.M. Bruckmaier, H. Bollwein. Body condition loss and increased serum levels of nonesterified fatty acids enhance progesterone levels at estrus and reduce estrous activity and insemination rates in postpartum dairy cows. Theriogenology 85:656-663.
  • J. Lüttgenau, H. Mang, N. Borel, R.M. Bruckmaier, H. Bollwein.Ultrasonographic examination reduces the percentage of unsuccessful inseminations in dairy cows.Theriogenology 664-670.
  • C. Kim-Egloff, M. Hässig, R. Bruckmaier, U. Bleul. Doppler sonographic examination of uterine and placental perfusion in cows in the last month of gestation and effects of epidural anesthesia and isoxsuprine.Theriogenology 986-998.

2015

  • J. Maciej, C.T. Schäff, E. Kanitz, A. Tuchscherer, R.M. Bruckmaier, S. Wolffram, H.M. Hammon. Effects of oral flavonoid supplementation on the metabolic and antioxidative status of newborn dairy calves. J Dairy Sci. 99:805-811

  • E. Gaebler, U. Eigenmann, R. Bruckmaier, U. Bleul. Fate of follicular ovarian cysts in early postpartum dairy cows treated with PRID/PGF or PRID/PGF plus eCG. Tierarztl Prax Ausg G Grosstiere Nutztiere 43:331-339

  • J.J. Gross, R.M. Bruckmaier. Repeatability of metabolic responses to a nutrient deficiency in early and mid lactation and implications for robustness of dairy cows. J Dairy Sci. 98:8634-8643.

  • V. Lollivier, P. Lacasse, J. Angulo Arizala, P. Lamberton, S. Wiart, J. Portanguen, R. Bruckmaier, M. Boutinaud. In vivo inhibition followed by exogenous supplementation demonstrates galactopoietic effects of prolactin on mammary tissue and milk production in dairy cows. J Dairy Sci. 98:8775-8787

  • S.K. Wall, J.J. Gross, E.C. Kessler, K. Villez, R.M. Bruckmaier. Blood-derived proteins in milk at start of lactation: Indicators of active or passive transfer. J Dairy Sci. 98:7748-7756

  • J. Chen, N.M. Soede, H.A. van Dorland, G.J. Remmelink, R.M. Bruckmaier, B. Kemp, A.T. van Knegsel. Relationship between metabolism and ovarian activity in dairy cows with different dry period lengths. Theriogenology 84:1387-1396

  • N Fouché, J.H. van der Kolk, R.M. Bruckmaier, I. Luz, G. Foerster, V. Gerber. Venipuncture does not affect adrenocorticotropic hormone concentration in horses.Vet Rec. 177:223

  • C. Zbinden, P. Pilo, J. Frey, R.M. Bruckmaier, O. Wellnitz. The immune response of bovine mammary epithelial cells to live or heat-inactivated Mycoplasma bovis. Vet Microbiol.179:336-340

  • S. Briefer Freymond, D. Bardou, E.F. Briefer, R. Bruckmaier, N. Fouché, J. Fleury, A.L. Maigrot, A. Ramseyer, K. Zuberbühler, I. Bachmann. The physiological consequences of crib-biting in horses in response to an ACTH challenge test. Physiol Behav.151:121-128

  • J. Laporta, S.A. Moore, S.R. Weaver, C.M. Cronick, M. Olsen, A.P. Prichard, B.P. Schnell, T.D. Crenshaw, F. Peñagaricano, R.M. Bruckmaier, L.L. Hernandez. Increasing serotonin concentrations alter calcium and energy metabolism in dairy cows. J Endocrinol. 226:43-55

  • S. Jorjong, A.T. van Knegsel, J. Verwaeren, R.M.  Bruckmaier, B. De Baets, B. Kemp, V. Fievez. Milk fatty acids as possible biomarkers to diagnose hyperketonemia in early lactation. J Dairy Sci.98:5211-5221

  • J. Maciej, C.T. Schäff, E. Kanitz, A. Tuchscherer, R.M. Bruckmaier, S. Wolffram, H.M. Hammon. Bioavailability of the flavonol quercetin in neonatal calves after oral administration of quercetin aglycone or rutin. J Dairy Sci. 98:3906-3917

  • N.T. Ha, J.J. Gross, A. van Dorland, J. Tetens, G. Thaller, M. Schlather, R. Bruckmaier, H. Simianer. Gene-Based Mapping and Pathway Analysis of Metabolic Traits in Dairy Cows. Plos One 10:e0122325 

  • J.J. Gross, E.C. Kessler, C. Albrecht, R.M. Bruckmaier. Response of the Cholesterol Metabolism to a Negative Energy Balance in Dairy Cows Depends on the Lactational Stage. PLos One 10:e0121956

  •  J.J. Gross, O. Wellnitz, R.M. Bruckmaier. Cortisol secretion in response to metabolic and inflammatory challenges in dairy cows. J. Anim. Sci. 93:3395–3401

  • J.R. Lérias, R. Peña, L.E. Hernández-Castellano, J. Capote, N. Castro, A. Argüello, S.S. Araújo, Y. Saco, Anna Bassols, A.M. Almeida. Establishment of the biochemical and endocrine blood profiles in the Majorera and Palmera dairy goat breeds: the effect of feed restriction. J. Dairy Res. 82:416-425

  • C. Zbinden, P. Pilo, J. Frey, R.M. Bruckmaier & O. Wellnitz. The immune response of bovine mammary epithelial cells to live or heat-inactivated Mycoplasma bovis. Vet. Microbiol. 179  336-340.

  • O. Wellnitz, C. Zbinden, J. Lüttgenau, H. Bollwein, R. Bruckmaier. Different chronological patterns of appearance of blood derived milk components during mastitis indicate different mechanisms of transfer from blood into milk. J. Dairy Res. 82 322 -327

  • L.E. Hernández-Castellano, A. Suárez-Trujillo, D. Martell-Jaizme, G. Cugno, A. Argüello, N. Castro. The effect of colostrum period management on BW and immune system in lambs: from birth to weaning. ANIMAL 9:1672-1679. 

  • C. Weber, B. Losand, A. Tuchscherer, F. Rehbock, E. Blum, W. Yang, R.M. Bruckmaier, P. Sanftleben, H.M. Hammon. Effects of dry period length on milk production, body condition, metabolites, and hepatic glucose metabolism in dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 2015 98 1772–1785

  • L.E. Hernández-Castellano, I. Moreno-Indias, A. Morales-delaNuez, D. Sánchez-Macías, A. Torres, J. Capote, A. Argüello and N. Castro. The effect of milk source on body weight and immune status of lambs. Livestock Sci. 75, 70-76

  • R.D. Watters, R.M. Bruckmaier, H.M. Crawford, N. Schuring, Y.H. Schukken, D.M. Galton. The effect of manual and mechanical stimulation on oxytocin release and milking characteristics in Holstein cows milked 3 times daily. J. Dairy Sci. 98, 1721-1729

  • C.T. Schäff, D. Rohrbeck, J. Steinhoff-Wagner, E. Kanitz, H. Sauerwein, R.M. Bruckmaier, H.M. Hammon. Hepatic glucocorticoid and α1- and β2-adrenergic receptors in calves change during neonatal maturation and are related to energy regulation. J Dairy Sci. 98 1046–1056

  • L.E. Hernández-Castellano, A. Morales-delaNuez, D. Sánchez-Macías, I. Moreno-Indias, A. Torres, J. Capote, A. Argüello, N. Castro. The effect of colostrum source (goat vs. sheep) and timing of the first colostrum feeding (2 h vs. 14 h after birth) on body weight and immune status of artificially reared newborn lambs. J Dairy Sci. 98 204-210

  • J. Chen, J.J. Gross, H.A. van Dorland, G.J. Remmelink, R.M. Bruckmaier, B. Kemp, A.T. van Knegsel. Effects of dry period length and dietary energy source on metabolic status and hepatic gene expression of dairy cows in early lactation. J. Dairy Sci. 98, 1033–1045

  • L.E. Hernández-Castellano, A. Argüello, A.M. Almeida, N. Castro, E. Bendixen. Colostrum protein uptake in neonatal lambs examined by descriptive and quantitative liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry. J Dairy Sci. 98 135-147

  • M. Lehmann, S.K. Wall, O. Wellnitz, R.M. Bruckmaier. Changes in milk L-lactate, lactate dehydrogenase, serum albumin, and IgG during milk ejection and their association with somatic cell count. J. Dairy Res. 82, 129-134.

  • J.J. Gross, H.A. van Dorland, O. Wellnitz, R.M. Bruckmaier. Glucose transport and milk secretion during manipulated plasma insulin and glucose concentrations and during LPS-induced mastitis in dairy cows. J. Anim. Physiol. Anim. Nutr. 99:747-756

  • A. Stark, O. Wellnitz, C. Dechow, R.M. Bruckmaier, C. Baumrucker. Colostrogenesis during an induced lactation in dairy cattle. J. Anim. Physiol. Anim. Nutr. 99, 356-366

2014

  • S.D. Dumusc, E.C. Ontsouka, M. Schnyder, S. Hartnack, C. Albrecht, R.M. Bruckmaier, I.A. Burgener. Cyclooxygenase-2 and 5-lipoxygenase in dogs with chronic enteropathies. J. Vet. Intern. Med. 28 1684-1691 

  • M. Zarrin, O. Wellnitz, R.M. Bruckmaier. Conjoint regulation of glucagon concentrations via plasma insulin and glucose in dairy cows. Domest. Anim. Endocrinol. 51C 74-77  

  • S. Jorjong, A.T.M. van Knegsel, J. Verwaeren, M.V. Lahoz, R.M. Bruckmaier, B. De Baets, B. Kemp, V. Fievez. Milk fatty acids as possible biomarkers to early diagnose elevated concentrations of blood plasma nonesterified fatty acids in dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 97:7054-7064

  • S. Thanner, F. Schori, R.M. Bruckmaier, F. Dohme-Meier. Grazing behaviour, physical activity and metabolic profile of two Holstein strains in an organin grazing system. J. Anim. Physiol. An. N. 98:1143-53

  • C.T. Schäff, D. Rohrbeck, J. Steinhoff-Wagner, E. Kanitz, H. Sauerwein, R.M. Bruckmaier, H.M. Hammon. Effects of colostrum versus formula feeding on hepatic glucocorticoid and α1- and β2-adrenergic receptors in neonatal calves and their effect on glucose and lipid metabolism. J Dairy Sci. 97(10) 6344-6357.

  • J.J. Gross, E.C. Kessler and R.M. Bruckmaier. Colour measurement of colostrum for estimation of colostral IgG and colostrum composition in dairy cows. J. Dairy Res. 81 440-444.

  • C.R. Baumrucker, R.S. Zbinden, H. A. van Dorland, G.J. Remmelink, B. Kemp, A.T.M. van Knegsel, R.M. Bruckmaier. Continuous milking of dairy cows disrupts timing of peak IgG concentration appearance in mammary secretions. J. Dairy Res. 81 403-409.

  • H.A. van Dorland, M. Graber, S. Kohler, A. Steiner, R.M. Bruckmaier. Comparison of hepatic adaptation in extreme metabolic phenotypes observed in early lactation dairy cows on-farm. J. Anim. Physiol. Anim. Nutr. 98 693-703.

  • E.C. Kessler, J.J. Gross, R.M. Bruckmaier C. Albrecht. Cholesterol metabolism, transport, and hepatic regulation in dairy cows during transition and early lactation. J. Dairy Sci. 97 5481-5490

  • O. Wellnitz, S.K. Wall, M. Saudenova, R.M. Bruckmaier. Effect of intramammary administration of prednisolone on the blood-milk barrier during the immune response of the mammary gland to lipopolysaccharide. American J. Vet. Res. 75 595-601.

  • R. Baumrucker, A. Stark, O. Wellnitz, C. Dechow, R.M. Bruckmaier. Short communication: Immunoglobulin variation in quarter milked colostrum. J. Dairy Sci. 97(6): 3700-3706.

  • M. Zarrin, O. Wellnitz, H.A. van Dorland, J.J. Gross, R.M. Bruckmaier. Hyperketonemia during LPS induced mastitis affects systemic and local intramammary metabolism in dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 97 3531-3541.

  • C. Zbinden, R. Stephan, S. Johler, N. Borel, J. Bünter, R.M. Bruckmaier, O. Wellnitz. The inflammatory response of primary bovine mammary epithelial cells to Staphylococcus aureus strains is linked to the bacterial phenotype. PLoS One 9 e87374.

  • M. Zarrin, O. Wellnitz, H.A. van Dorland, R.M. Bruckmaier. Induced hyperketonemia affects the mammary immune response during lipopolysaccharide challenge in dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 97 330-339

  • S. Thanner, F. Dohme-Meier, S. Goers, C.C. Metges, R.M. Bruckmaier, F. Schori. The energy expenditure of 2 Holstein cow strains in an organic grazing system. J. Dairy Sci. 97 2789-2799.

  • J.J. Gross, E.C. Kessler, V. Bjerre-Harpoth, C. Dechow, C.R. Baumrucker, R.M. Bruckmaier. Peripartal progesterone and prolactin have little effect on the rapid transport of immunoglobulin G into colostrum of dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 97 2923-2931.

  • J. Laporta, J.J. Gross, T.D. Crenshaw, R.M. Bruckmaier, & L.L. Hernandez. Short communication: Timing of first milking affects serotonin (5-HT) concentrations. J. Dairy Sci. 97 2944-2948.

  • F. Dohme-Meier, L.D. Kaufmann, S. Goers, P. Junghans, C.C. Metges, H.A. van Dorland, R.M. Bruckmaier, A. Muenger Comparison of energy expenditure, eating pattern and physical activity of grazing and zero-grazing dairy cows at different time points during lactation. Livestock Sci. 162 86-96.

  • E.C. Kessler, R.M. Bruckmaier, J.J. Gross. Milk production during the colostral period is not related to the later lactational performance in dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 97 2186-2192.

  • C.R. Baumrucker, R.M. Bruckmaier. Colostrogenesis: IgG(1) Transcytosis Mechanisms J. Mammary Gland Biol. 19 103-117.

  • S.P. Singh, S. Haeussler, J.J. Gross, F.J. Schwarz, R.M. Bruckmaier, H. Sauerwein. Short communication: Circulating and milk adiponectin change differently during energy deficiency at different stages of lactation in dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 97 1535-1542.

  • A. Vetter, H.A. van Dorland, M. Youssef, R.M. Bruckmaier. Effects of a latency period between pre- stimulation and teat cup attachment and periodic vacuum reduction on milking characteristics and teat condition in dairy cows. J. Dairy Res. 81 107-112.

2013

  • C. Weber, C. Hametner, A. Tuchscherer, B. Losand, E. Kanitz, W. Otten, S.P. Singh SP, R.M. Bruckmaier, F. Becker, W. Kanitz, H.M. Hammon: Variation in fat mobilization during early lactation differently affects feed intake, body condition, and lipid and glucose metabolism in high-yielding dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 96 165-180.

  • M. Derno, G. Nürnberg, P. Schön, A. Schwarm, M. Röntgen, H.M. Hammon, C.C. Metges, R.M. Bruckmaier, B. Kuhla: Short-term feed intake is regulated by macronutrient oxidation in lactating Holstein cows. J. Dairy Sci. 96 971-980.

  • M. Lehmann, O. Wellnitz, R.M. Bruckmaier: Concomitant lipopolysaccharide-induced transfer of blood-derived components including immunoglobulins into milk. J. Dairy Sci. 96 889-896.

  • O. Wellnitz, E.T. Arnold, M. Lehmann, R.M. Bruckmaier: Short communication: Differential immunoglobulin transfer during mastitis challenge by pathogen-specific components. J. Dairy Sci. 96 1681-1684.

  • K. Hötger, H.M. Hammon, C. Weber, S. Görs, A. Tröscher, R.M. Bruckmaier, C.C. Metges: Supplementation of conjugated linoleic acid in dairy cows reduces endogenous glucose production during early lactation. J Dairy Sci. 96 2258-2270.

  • A. Stark, E. Vachkova, O. Wellnitz, R. Bruckmaier, C. Baumrucker: Colostrogenesis: candidate genes for IgG(1) transcytosis mechanisms in primary bovine mammary epithelial cells. J. Anim. Physiol. Anim. Nutr. 97 1114-1124.

  • M. Zarrin, L. De Matteis, M.C.M.B. Vernay, O. Wellnitz, H.A. van Dorland, R.M. Bruckmaier: Long-term elevation of beta-hydroxybutyrate in dairy cows through infusion: effects on feed intake, milk production, and metabolism. J. Dairy Sci. 96 2960-2972.

  • J.J. Gross, F.J. Schwarz, K. Eder, H.A. van Dorland, R.M. Bruckmaier: Liver fat content and lipid metabolism in dairy cows during early lactation and during a mid-lactation feed restriction. J. Dairy Sci. 96 5008-5017

  • A. Vetter, A. Argüello, C. Baumrucker, R.M. Bruckmaier: Short communication: Fractional milking distribution of immunoglobulin G and other constituents in colostrum. J. Dairy Sci. 96 5919-5922.

  • C. Weber, C. Hametner, A. Tuchscherer, B. Losand, E. Kanitz, W. Otten, H. Sauerwein, R.M. Bruckmaier, F. Becker, W. Kanitz, H.M. Hammon: Hepatic gene expression involved in glucose and lipid metabolism in transition cows: Effects of fat mobilization during early lactation in relation to milk performance and metabolic changes. J. Dairy Sci. 96 5670-5681.

  • F. Palm, C. Nagel, R.M. Bruckmaier, J.E. Aurich, C. Aurich: Clinical parameters, intestinal function, and IGF1 concentrations in colostrum-deprived and colostrum-fed newborn pony foals. Theriogenology  80 1045-1051.

  • E. Kessler, J.J. Gross, R.M. Bruckmaier: Different adaptation of IGF-I and its IGFBPs in dairy cows during a negative energy balance in early lactation and a negative energy balance  induced by feed restriction in mid lactation. Veterinarni Medicina 58 459–467.

  • K. Danowski, J.J. Gross, H.H. Meyer, H. Kliem: Effects of induced energy deficiency on lactoferrin concentration in milk and the lactoferrin reaction of primary bovine mammary epithelial cells in vitro. J Anim Physiol Anim Nutr 97(4):647-55.

  • K. Danowski, J. J. Gross, K. Gellrich, T. Petri, H. A. Van Dorland, R. M. Bruckmaier, H. D. Reichenbach, R. Zimmer, H. H. D. Meyer, F. J. Schwarz, H. Kliem: Metabolic status and oestrous cycle in dairy cows.

  • International Journal of Livestock Production Vol. 4(9), pp. 135-147.

2012

  • H. Sadri, H.R. Rahmani, M. Khorvash, G.R. Ghorbani, R.M. Bruckmaier: Chromium supplementation and substitution of barley grain with corn: effects on metabolite and hormonal responses in periparturient dairy cows. J. Anim. Physiol.Anim. Nutr. 96 220-227.

  • H.A. van Dorland, H. Sadri, I. Morel, R.M. Bruckmaier: Coordinated gene expression in adipose tissue and liver differs between cows with high or low NEFA concentrations in early lactation. J. Anim. Physiol. Anim. Nutr. 96 137-147.

  • M. Graber, S. Kohler, A. Müller, K. Burgermeister, T. Kaufmann, R.M. Bruckmaier, H.A. van Dorland: Identification of plasma and hepatic parameters related to metabolic robustness in dairy cows. J. Anim. Physiol. Anim. Nutr.  96 75-84.

  • F. Kirscher, R.M. Bruckmaier, C. Spadavecchia, K. Friedli, M.G. Dohorr, C. Syring, A. Steiner: Quantitative assessment of physiological and behavioural parameters  in healthy dairy cows evoked by transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation of the udder. Vet J. 192 183-188.

  • M. Boutinaud, V. Lollivier, L. Finot, R.M. Bruckmaier, P. Lacasse: Mammary cell activity and turnover in dairy cows tested with the prolactin-release inhibitor quinagolide and milked once daily. J. Dairy Sci. 95 177-187.

  • K. Hinz, L.B. Larsen, O. Wellnitz, R.M. Bruckmaier, A.L. Kelly: Proteolytic and proteomic changes in milk at quarter level following infusion with Escherichia coli lipopolysaccharide. J. Dairy Sci. 95 1655-1666.

  • T. Japaridze, A. Senda, H. Nozaki, M. Yanagida, T. Suziki, K. Ganzorig, Y. Kushi, K. Kida, T. Urashima, R.M. Bruckmaier, K. Fukuda: Cloning, monoclonal antibody production, and bodily distribution pattern of a bovine lipocalin. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 76 712-720.

  • M.C. Vernay, O. Wellnitz, L. Kreipe, H.A. van Dorland, R.M. Bruckmaier: Local and systemic response to intramammary lipopolysaccharide challenge during long-term  manipulated plasma glucose and insulin concentrations in dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 95 2540-2549.

  • J. Becker, M.G. Doherr, R.M. Bruckmaier, M. Bodmer, P. Zanolari, A. Steiner: Acute and chronic pain in calves after different methods of rubber-ring castration. Vet. J. 194 380-385.

  • O. Wellnitz, U. Berger, W. Schaeren, R.M. Bruckmaier: Mastitis severity induced by two Streptococcus uberis strains is reflected by tghe mammary immune response in vitro. Schweiz. Arch. Tierheilkd. 154 317-323 2012.

  • A. Ghorbani, H. Sadri, A.R. Alizadeh, R.M. Bruckmaier: Performance and metabolic responses of Holstein calves to supplemental chromium in colostrum and milk. J. Dairy Sci. 95 5760-5769.

  • N. Castro, C. Kawashima, H.A. van Dorland, I. Morel, A. Miyamoto, R.M. Bruckmaier: Metabolic and energy status during the dry period is crucial for the resumption of ovarian activity postpartum in dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 95 5804-5812.

  • Kaufmann, L.D., F. Dohme-Meier, A. Münger, R.M. Bruckmaier, H.A. van Dorland: Metabolism of grazed versus zero-grazed dairy cows throughout the vegetation period: hepatic and blood plasma parameters. Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition, 96 228-236.

  • K. Danowski, D. Sorg, J. Gross, H.H.D. Meyer and H. Kliem: Innate defense capability of challenged primary bovine mammary epithelial cells after an induced negative energy balance in vivo. Cz J Anim Sci 57, 207-220.

2011

  • Adami, C., Bergadano, A., Bruckmaier, R.M., Stoffel, M.H., Doherr, M.G., & Spadavecchia, C.:

  • Sciatic-femoral nerve block with bupivacaine in goats undergoing elective stifle arthrotomy. Vet. J. 188(1): 53-57.

  • Dessauge, F., Lollivier, V., Ponchon, B., Bruckmaier, R., Finot, L., Wiart, S., Cutullic, E., Disenhaus, C., Barbey, S., & Boutinaud, M.: Effects of nutrient restriction on mammary cell turnover and mammary gland remodeling in lactating dairy cows. Journal of Dairy Science 94(9): 4623-4635.

  • Kuhl, J., Winterhoff, N., Wulf, M., Schweigert, F.J., Schwendenwein, I., Bruckmaier, R.M., Aurich, J.E., Kutzer, P., Aurich, C.: Changes in faecal bacteria and metabolic parameters in foals during the first six weeks of life. Vet. Microbiol. 151(3-4): 321-328.

  • Lacasse, P., Lollivier, V., Bruckmaier, R.M., Boisclair, Y.R., Wagner, G.F., & Boutinaud, M.: Effect of the prolactin-release inhibitor quinagolide on lactating dairy cows. Journal of Dairy Science 94(3): 1302-1309.

  • Mani, O., Körner, M., Ontsouka, C.E., Sorensen, M.T., Sejrsen, K., Bruckmaier, R.M, & Albrecht, C.:

  • Identification of ABCA1 and ABCG1 in milk fat globules and mammary cells - implications for milk cholesterol secretion. Journal of Dairy Science 94(9): 1265-1276.

  • Rudolph, J., Bruckmaier, R.M., Kasimanickam, R., Steiner, A., Kirchhofer, M., Hüsler, J., & Hirsbrunner, G.:

  • Comparison of the effect of a CIDR-Select Synch versus a long-term CIDR based AI protocol on reproductive performance in multiparous dairy cows in Swiss dairy farms. Reprod. Biol. Endocrinol. 25(9): 151.

  • Steinhoff-Wagner, J., Görs, S., Junghans, P., Bruckmaier, R.M., Kanitz, E., Metges, C.C., & Hammon, H.M.:

  • Maturation of endogenous glucose production in preterm and term calves. Journal of Dairy Science 94(10): 5111-5123.

  • Baldi, A., Bruckmaier, R.M., D'Ambrosio, F., Campagnoli, A., Pecorini, C., Rebucci, R., & Pinotti, L.:

  • Rumen-protected choline supplementation in periparturient dairy goats: effects on liver and mammary gland. Journal of Agricultural Science 149: 1-7.

  • Castro, N., Capote, J., Batista, M., Bruckmaier, R.M., & Argüello, A.: Effects of induced parturition in goats on immunoglobulin G and chitotriosidase activity in colostrum and plasma and on plasma concentrations of prolactin. Domest. Anim. Endocrinol. 40: 192-196: 1-7.

  • L. Kreipe, M. C. M. B. Vernay, A. Oppliger, O. Wellnitz, R. M. Bruckmaier, H. A. van Dorland

  • Induced Hypoglycemia for 48 hours indicates differential Glucose and Insulin Effects on Liver Metabolism in Dairy Cows.Journal of Dairy Science 94(11):5435-48 201 

  • Gross, J., H.A. van Dorland, R.M. Bruckmaier, and F.J. Schwarz: Milk fatty acid profile related to energy balance in dairy cows.Journal of Dairy Research 78(04):479-488 (2011)

  • L. Kreipe, A. Deniz, R. M. Bruckmaier, and H. A. van Dorland: First report about the mode of action of combined Butafosfan and Cyanocobalamin on hepatic metabolism in non-ketotic early lactating cows.Journal of Dairy Science 94(10):4904-14 (2011)

  • Kaskous, S., R.M. Bruckmaier: Best combination of pre-stimulation and latency period duration before cluster attachment for efficient oxytocin release and milk ejection in cows with low to high udder-filling levels. J. Dairy Res. 78:97-104 (2011)

  • Steinhoff-Wagner, J., S. Görs, P. Junghans, R.M. Bruckmaier, E. Kanitz, C.C. Metges, H.M. Hammon:Intestinal glucose absorption but not endogenous glucose production differs between colostrum- and formula-fed neonatal calves. J. Nutr. 141 48-55 (2011)

  • Gross, J., H.A. van Dorland, F. J. Schwarz, and R.M. Bruckmaier: Endocrine changes and liver mRNA abundance of somatotropic axis and insulin system constituents during negative energy balance at different stages of lactation in dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 94 :3484–3494 2011

  • Gross, J., H.A. van Dorland, R.M. Bruckmaier, F. J. Schwarz: Performance and metabolic profile of dairy cows during a lactational and deliberateley induced negative energy balance by feed restriction with subsequent realimentation. J. Dairy Sci. 94:1820-1830

  • Sadri, M. Mielenz, I. Morel, R.M. Bruckmaier, and H.A. van Dorland: Plasma leptin and mRNA expression of lipogenesis and lipolysis related factors in bovine adipose tissue around parturition. Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition 95(6):790-797

  • Castro, N., Spengler, M., Lollivier, V., Wellnitz, O., Meyer, H.H.D., & Bruckmaier, R.M.: Diurnal pattern of melatonin in blood and milk of dairy cows. Milk Science International 66(4): 352-353

  • Wellnitz, O., Arnold, E.T., & Bruckmaier, R.M.: Lipopolysaccharide and lipoteichoic acid induce different immune responses in the bovine mammary gland. Journal of Dairy Science 94: 5405-541 

  • M. Çolak, T. Shimizu, N. Matsunaga, C. Murayama, S. Nagashima, M. Kataoka, C. Kawashima, M. Matsui, H.A. van Dorland, R.M. Bruckmaier, A. Miyamoto: Estradiol enhances plasma growth hormone and insulin-like growth factor-I concentrations and increases the expression of their receptors mRNA’s in the liver of ovariectomized cows. Reproduction in Domestic Animals 46: 854–861

  • Brand, B., Hartmann, A., Repsilber, D., Griesbeck-Zilch, B., Wellnitz, O., Kühn, Ch., Ponsuksili, S., Meyer H.H.D., & Schwerin, M.: Comparative expression profiling of E. coli and S. aureus inoculated primary mammary gland cells sampled from cows with different genetic predispositions for somatic cell score. Genetics Selection Evolution 43: 24

2010

  • M. Graber, S. Kohler, A. Müller, K. Burgermeister, T. Kaufmann, R.M. Bruckmaier and H.A. van Dorland: Identification of plasma and hepatic parameters related to metabolic robustness in dairy cows J. Anim. Phys Anim Nutr (ahead of print, DOI: 10.1111/j.1439-0396.2010.01124.x)

  • Belo, C. R.M. Bruckmaier: Suitability of low dosage oxytocin treatment to induce milk ejection in dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 93 (2010) in press

  • Larsen, L.B., K. Hinz, A.L. Jørgensen, H.S. Møller, O. Wellnitz, R.M. Bruckmaier, A.L. Kelly: Proteomic and peptidomic study of proteolysis in quarter milk after infusion with lipoteichoic acid from Staphylococcus aureus. J Dairy Sci. 93 5613-5626

  • Ambord, S., M.H. Stoffel, R.M. Bruckmaier: Teat anatomy affects requirements for udder preparation in Mediterranean buffaloes. J. Dairy Res. 77 468-473 

  • Kuhla, B., D. Albrecht, R.M. Bruckmaier, T. Viergutz, G. Nürnberg, C.C. Metges: Proteome and radioimmunoassay analyses of pituitary hormones and proteins in response to feed restriction of dairy cows. Proteomics 10 4491-4500

  • Mani, O., M. Körner, M.T. Sorensen, K. Sejrsen, C. Wotzkow, C.E. Ontsouka, R.R. Friis, R.M. Bruckmaier, C. Albrecht: Expression, localization and functional model of cholesterol transporters in lactating and nonlactating mammary tissues of murine, bovine, and human origin. Am. J. Physiol. 299:R642-654

  • Goto, K., T. Urashima, S. Asakuma, M. Komoda, T. Nakamura, K. Fukuda, O. Wellnitz, R.M. Bruckmaier:

  • Hexose, sialic acid and sialyllactose concentrations in the milk of dairy and non-dairy breed cows. Milchwiss. 65 352-356

  • Wellnitz, O., A. Baumert, M. Saudenowa, R.M. Bruckmaier: Immune response of bovine milk somatic cells to endotoxin in healthy quarters with normal and very low cell counts. J. Dairy Res.77 452-459

  • Ambord, S., R.M. Bruckmaier: Milk flow-dependent vacuum loss in high-line milking systems: effects on milking characteristics and teat tissue condition. J. Dairy Sci. 93 3588-3594

  • Hammon, H.M., C.C. Metges, A. Schulz, P. Junghans, J. Steinhoff, F. Schneider, R. Pfuhl, R.M. Bruckmaier, R. Weikard, C. Kühn: Differences in milk production, glucose metabolism, and carcass composition of 2 Charolais x Holstein F2 families derived from reciprocal paternal and maternal grandsire crosses. J. Dairy Sci. 93 3007-3018

  • Adami, C., A. Bergadano, R.M. Bruckmaier, M.H. Stoffel, M.G. Doherr, C. Spadavecchia: Sciatic-femoral nerve block with bupivacaine in goats undergoing elective stifle arthrotomy. Vet. J. 188 53-57

  • van Dorland, H.A., R.M. Bruckmaier:Regional mRNA expression of key gluconeogenic enzymes in the liver of dairy cows.J. Anim. Physiol. Anim. Nutr. 94:505-508 (2010)

  • Sadri, H., R.M. Bruckmaier, H.R. Rahmani, G.R. Ghorbani, I. Morel, and H.A. van Dorland Gene expression of tumor necrosis factor and insulin signaling related factors in subcutaneous adipose tissue during the dry period and in early lactation in dairy cows.Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition (2010) (in press)

  • ​Wellnitz, O., Baumert, A., Saudenowa, M., & Bruckmaier, R.M.:Immune function of somatic milk cells in milk from healthy quarters with normal and very low cell counts. Journal of Dairy Research 77: 452-459 

  • Larsen, L.B., Hinz K., Jørgensen A.L.W., Møller H.S., Wellnitz, O., Bruckmaier, R.M., & Kelly A.L.: Proteomic and Peptidomic Study of Proteolysis in Quarter Milk after Infusion with Lipoteichoic Acid from Staphylococcus aureus. Journal of Dairy Science (in press)

2009

 

  • Ontsouka, E.C. A. Steiner, R.M. Bruckmaier, J.W. Blum, M. Meylan: Quantitative rRNA analysis of muscarinic acetylcholine receptors in the intestine of dairy cows with spontaneous caecal dilatation-dislocation.  Vet. J. 180, 259-261

  • Ambord, S., C.S. Thomas, A. Borghese, M. Mazzi, C. Boselli, R.M. Bruckmaier: Teat anatomy, vacuum to open the teat canal, and fractionized milk composition in Italian buffaloes. Milchwiss. 64, 351-353

  • Griesbeck-Zilch, B., M. Osman, Ch. Kühn, M. Schwerin, R.M. Bruckmaier, M.W. Pfaffl, A. Hammerle-Fickinger, H.H.D. Meyer, O. Wellnitz: Analysis of key molecules of the innate immune system in mammary epithelial cells isolated from marker-assisted and conventionally selected cattle. J.Dairy Sci. 92, 4621-4633

  • Malmkvist, J., B.M. Damgaard, L.J. Pedersen, E. Jorgensen, K. Thodberg, H. Chaloupkova, R.M. Bruckmaier:Effects of thermal environment on hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal ayis hormones, oxytocin, and behavioral activity in periparturient sows. J. Anim. Sci. 87, 2796-2805

  • Ontsouka, E.C., M. Niederberger, A. Steiner, R.M. Bruckmaier, M. Meylan: Binding sites of muscarinic and adrenergic receptors in gastrointestinal tissues of dairy cows suffering from left displacement of the abomasum. Vet. J. Sept. 29, (ehead of print)

  • Sadri, H., G.R. Ghorbani, H.R. Rahmani, A.H. Samie, M. Khorvash, R.M.Bruckmaier: Chromium supplementation and substitution of barley grain with corn: Effects on performance and lactation in periparturient dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 92 5411-5418

  • van Dorland, H.A., R.M. Bruckmaier: Regional mRNA expression of key gluconeogenic enzymes in the liver of dairy cows. J. Anim. Physiol. Anim. Nutr. (2009) (ehead of print)

  • Belo, C. R.M. Bruckmaier: Suitability of low dosage oxytocin treatment to induce milk ejection in dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 93 (2010) in press

  • H.A. van Dorland, S. Richter, I. Morel, M.G. Doherr, N. Castro, R.M. Bruckmaier: Variation in hepatic regulation of metabolism during the dry period and in early lactation in dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 92:1924-1940

  • A. Baumert, R.M. Bruckmaier, O. Wellnitz: Dose dependant SCC changes after intramammary lipopolysaccharide challenge. Milchwiss. 64 119-121

  • C. Belo, S. Schlegel, J. Moll, E. Möstl, R.M. Bruckmaier: Milk ejection disorders in Swiss dairy cows: a field study. J. Dairy Res. 76 222-228

  • S. Ambord, R.M. Bruckmaier: Milk flow-controlled changes of pulsation ratio and pulsation rate affect milking characteristics in dairy cows. J. Dairy Res. in press 2009

  • O. Mani, M. T. Sorensen, K. Sejrsen, R. M. Bruckmaier, C. Albrecht: Differential expression and localization of lipid transporters in the bovine mammary gland during the pregnancy-lactation cycle. J. Dairy Sci. in press 2009

  • A. Baumert, R.M. Bruckmaier, O. Wellnitz: Cell population, viability, and some key immunomodulatory molecules in different milk somatic cell samples in dairy cows.J. Dairy Res. in press 2009

  • O. Wellnitz, M.G. Doherr, M. Woloszyn, R.M. Bruckmaier: Prediction of total quarter milk somatic cell counts based on foremilk sampling. J. Dairy Res. in press 

2008

  • B. Griesbeck-Zilch, Ch. Kühn, M. Schwerin, H.H.D. Meyer, and O. Wellnitz: Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli cause deviating expression profiles of cytokines and lactoferrin mRNA in mammary epithelial cells. J. Dairy Sci. 91 2215-2224

  • Baumert, A., Bruckmaier, R.M., & Wellnitz, O.: Dose dependant SCC changes after intramammary lipopolysaccharide challenge. Milk Sci. Internat. 64:119-121

  • Wellnitz, O., Doherr, M.G., Woloszyn, M., & Bruckmaier, R.M.:Prediction of total quarter milk somatic cell counts based on foremilk sampling.J. Dairy Res. 76: 326-330

  • Baumert, A., Bruckmaier, R.M., & Wellnitz, O.:Cell population, viability, and some key immunomodulatory molecules in different milk somatic cell samples in dairy cows. J. Dairy Res. 76 356-364

  • Griesbeck-Zilch, B., Osman, M., Kühn, Ch., Schwerin, M., Bruckmaier, R.M., Pfaffl, M., Hammerle-Fickinger, A., Meyer, H.H.D., & Wellnitz, O.:Analysis of key molecules of the innate immune system in mammary epithelial cells isolated from marker assisted and conventionally selected cattle. J. Dairy Sci. 92 4621-4633

  • S. Kessel, M. Stroehl, H.H. Meyer, S. Hiss, H. Sauerwein, F.J. Schwarz, R.M. Bruckmaier: Individual variability in physiological adaptation to metabolic stress during early lactation in dairy cows kept under equal conditions. J. Anim. Sci. 86:2903-2912

  • M. Kollmann, M. Locher, F. Hirche, K. Eder, H.H.D. Meyer, R. M. Bruckmaier: Effects of tryptophan supplementation on plasma tryptophan and related hormone levels in heifers and dairy cows. J. Domest. Anim. Endocrinol. 34:14-24.

  • E.C. Ontsouka, A. Steiner, R.M. Bruckmaier, J.W. Blum, M. Meylan: Quantitative rRNA analysis of muscarinic acetylcholine receptors in the intestine of dairy cows with spontaneous caecal dilatation-dislocation. Vet. J. 2008

2007

  • C. Stockum, B.J. Haigh, H.H.D. Meyer, R.M. Bruckmaier, T.T. Wheeler, K. Singh: Expression of innate immune response genes in mammary epithelia following stimulation with lipopolysaccharide or Escherichia coli.

  • Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production 68:31-32.

  • C.E. Ontsouka, R.M. Bruckmaier, A. Steiner, J.W. Blum, M. Meylan: Messenger RNA levels and binding sites of muscarinic acetylcholine receptors in gastrointestinal muscle layers from healthy dairy cows.  Journal of Receptor Signalling and Transduction27;147-66

  • A. Rabot, O. Wellnitz, H.H.D. Meyer, R.M. Bruckmaier: Use and relevance of a bovine mammary gland explant model to study infection responses in bovine mammary tissue. J. Dairy Res. 74 93-99 

  • M. Rovai, M.T. Kollmann, R.M. Bruckmaier: Incontinentia lactis: physiology and anatomy conducive to milk leakage in dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 90 682-690 

  • C. Werner-Misof, J. Macuhova, V. Tancin, R.M. Bruckmaier: Dose dependent changes in inflammatory parameters in the milk of dairy cows after intramammary infusion of lipopolysaccharide. Veterinarni Medicina 52 95-102 

  • V. Tancin, M. Uhrincat, L. Macuhova, R.M. Bruckmaier: Effect of pre-stimulation on milk flow pattern and distribution of milk constituents at a quarter level. Czech J. Anim. Sci. 52 117-121 

  • C. Werner-Misof, M.W. Pfaffl, R.M. Bruckmaier: Dose-dependent immune response in milk cells and mammary tissue after intramammary administration of lipopolysaccharide in dairy cows. Veterinarni Medicina 52 231-244 

  • C. Werner-Misof, M.W. Pfaffl, H.H.D. Meyer, R.M. Bruckmaier: The effect of chronic oxytocin-treatment on the bovine mammary gland immune system. Veterinarni Medicina 52 475-486 

  • K. Deichsel, J. Aurich, N. Parvizi, R.M. Bruckmaier, C. Aurich: LH and IGF-1 release during oestrus and early luteal phase in lactating and non-lactating horse mares. Anim. Reprod. Sci. 91 97-106 

  • S.H. Kaskous, D. Weiss, Y. Massri, A.-M.B. Al-Daker, A.-D. Nouh, R.M. Bruckmaier:Oxytocin release and lactation performance in Syrian Shami cattle milked with and without suckling. J. Dairy Res. 73 28-32 

  • A. Rabot, O. Wellnitz, H.H.D. Meyer, R.M. Bruckmaier: Use and relevance of a bovine mammary gland explant model to study infection responses in bovine mammary tissue. J. Dairy Res. 74 93-99 2007

  • R.M. Bruckmaier, O. Wellnitz: Immune reaction oft he bovine mammary gland in response to bacterial toxin stimulation. Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Production Diseases in Farm Animals, Leipzig, ed. M. Fürll, 457-469

​2006

  • R. Garces, J. Lopez F., R.M. Bruckmaier: Milking machines on chilean dairy farms and their effects on somatic cell count and milk yield: a field study.  Agricultura Tecnica (Chile) 66 31-40 2006

  • H. Sarikaya, G. Schlamberger, H.H.D. Meyer, R.M. Bruckmaier: Leukocyte populations and mRNA expression of inflammatory factors in quarter milk fractions at different somatic cell score levels in dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 89 2479-2486 

  • V. Tancin, J. Macuhova, D. Schams, R.M. Bruckmaier: The importance of increased levels of oxytocin induced by naloxone to milk removal in dairy cows. Veterinarni Medicina 51 340-345 

  • K. Olsson, U. Mengistu, J. Stein, T. Bekele, R.M. Bruckmaier: Hypertonic NaCl infusions affect milk composition in goats. J. Dairy Res. 73 306-311 

  • H. Sarikaya, R.M. Bruckmaier: Importance of the sampled milk fraction for the prediction of total quarter somatic cell count. J. Dairy Sci. 89 4246-4250 

  • A. Rabot, O. Wellnitz, H.H.D. Meyer, R.M. Bruckmaier: Use and relevance of a bovine mammary gland explant model to study infection responses in bovine mammary tissue. J. Dairy Res. 74:93-99

  • M. Kollmann, M. Locher, F. Hirche, K. Eder, H.H.D. Meyer, R. M. Bruckmaier: Effects of tryptophan supplementation on plasma tryptophan and related hormone levels in heifers and dairy cows. Domest. Anim. Endocrinol. in press

  • Wellnitz, O., Reith, P., Haas, S.C., & Meyer, H.H.D.: Immune relevant gene expression of mammary epithelial cells and their influence on leukocyte chemotaxis in response to different mastitis pathogens. Veterinarni medicina 51(4): 125-132 (2006)

​2005

  • D. Weiss, R.M. Bruckmaier: Optimization of individual prestimulation in dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 88 137-147

  • C.S. Thomas, R.M. Bruckmaier, K. Östensson, K. Svennersten-Sjaunja: Effect of different milking routines on milking-related release of the hormones oxytocin, prolactin and cortisol, and on milk yield and milking performance in Murrah buffaloes. J. Dairy Res. 72 10-18

  • K. Deichsel, H.-O. Hoppen, R.M. Bruckmaier, G. Kolm, C. Aurich: Acute insulin-induced hypoglycaemia does not alter IGF-1 and LH release in cyclic mares. Reprod. Dom. Anim. 40 117-122

  • D. Weiss, E. Moestl, R.M. Bruckmaier: Physilogical and behavioural effects of changeover from conventional automatic milking in dairy cows with and without previous experience. Vet. Med.-Czech. 50 (6) 253-261

  • C. Prgomet, H. Sarikaya, R.M. Bruckmaier, M.W. Pfaffl: Short-term effects on pro-infammatory cytokine, lactoferrin and CD14 mRNA expression levels in bovine immunoseparated milk and blood cells treated by LPS.

  • J. Vet. Med. A 52 317-324

  • K. H. Sarikaya, C. Werner-Misof, M. Atzkern, R.M. Bruckmaier: Distribution of leucocyte populations, and milk composition, in milk fractions of healthy quartrs in dairy cows. J. Dairy Res. 72 486-492

  • Pareek, R., Wellnitz, O., Van Dorp, R., Burton, J. & Kerr, D.E.: Immunorelevant gene expression in LPS-challenged bovine mammary epithelial cells. Journal of Applied Genetics 46(2):171-177

​2004
 

  • A. Dzidic, D. Weiss, R.M. Bruckmaier: Oxytocin release, milk ejection and milking characteristics in a single stall automatic milking system. Livest. Prod. Sci. 86 61-68

  • E. Kiossis, R.M. Bruckmaier, J. Riedl: Milchmenge, Melkbarkeit, Abgangsursachen und langfristige Eutergesundheit nach Zitzenteilamputation beim Rind. Tierärztl. Umschau 59 75-83

  • D. Weiss, S. Helmreich, E. Möstl, A. Dzidic, R.M. Bruckmaier: Coping capacity of dairy cows during the change from conventional to automatic milking. J. Anim. Sci. 82 563-570

  • S. Schmitz, M.W. Pfaffl, H.H.D. Meyer, R.M. Bruckmaier: Short-term changes of mRNA expression of various inflammatory factors and milk proteins in mammar tissue during LPS-induced mastitis. Domest. Anim. Endocrinol. 26 111-126

  • A. Didier, R.M. Bruckmaier: mRNA expression of apoptosis-related genes in mammary tissue and milk cells in response to lipopolysaccharide challenge and during subclinical mastitis. Milchwiss. 59 119-123 

  • J. Macuhova, V. Tancin, R.M. Bruckmaier: Effects of oxytocin administration on oxytocin release and milk ejection. J. Dairy Sci. 87 1236-1244

  • J. Macuhova, V. Tancin, R.M. Bruckmaier: Oxytocin release and milk removal after delayed of long-lasting teat cup attachment during automatic milking. Livest. Prod. Sci. 87 237-244 

  • C.S. Thomas, K. Svennersten-Sjaunja, M.R. Bhosrekar, R.M. Bruckmaier: Mammary cisternal size, cisternal milk and milk ejection in Murrah buffaloes. J. Dairy Res. 71 162-168 

  • S. Schmitz, M.W. Pfaffl, M. Miller, J. Buchberger, T. Meyer, H. Sauerwein, R.M. Bruckmaier mRNA expression of immune factors and milk proteins in mammary tissue and milk cells and their concentration in milk during subclinical mastitis. Michwiss. 59 351-355 

  • R.M. Bruckmaier, C.E. Ontsouka, J.W. Blum: Fractionized milk composition in dairy cows with subclinical mastitis. Vet. Med.- Czech 49 283-290 

  • R.M. Bruckmaier, D. Weiss, M. Wiedemann, S. Schmitz, G. Wendl: Changes of physicochemical indicators during mastitis and the effects of milk ejection on their sensibility. J. Dairy Res. 71 316-321

  • A. Dzidic, M. Kaps, R.M. Bruckmaier: Machine milking of Istrian dairy crossbreed ewes: udder morphology and milking characteristics. Small Rum. Res. 55 183-189 

  • D. Weiss, M. Reist, R.M. Bruckmaier: The acyclic period postpartum in automatic and conventional milking.J. Vet. Med. A 51 268-272 

  • S. Hiss, M. Mielenz, R.M. Bruckmaier, H. Sauerwein: Haptoglobin concentrations in blood and milk after endotoxin challenge and quantification of mammary Hp mRNA expression. J. Dairy Sci. 87 3778-3784 

  • H. Sarikaya, C. Prgomet, M.W. Pfaffl, R.M. Bruckmaier: Differentiation of leukocytes in bovine milk.Milchwiss. 59 586-589 

  • A. Dzidic, J. Macuhova, R.M. Bruckmaier: Effects of cleaning duration and water temperature on oxytocin release and milk removal in an automatic milking system. J. Dairy Sci. 87 4163-4169 

  • R. Garces, J. Boza, P. Acevedo, E. Brandl, R.M. Bruckmaier, J.L. Lopez: Persistence index and description of first 100 days of the lactation curve of primiparous and multiparous Saanen goats maintained in confinement.Agricultura Technica (Chile) 64 319-326 

  • R. Garcés, R. Castillo, R.M. Bruckmaier, J.L. Y López: Comportamiento productivo en cabras de raza Saanen: Relación entre la producción de leche, condicón corporal, peso vivo y núnero de lacancias. Rev. Arg. Prod. Anim. 24 (1-2) 93-103 

  • Wellnitz, O. & Kerr, D.E.: Cryopreserved bovine mammary cells to model epithelial response to infection. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology 101(3-4):191-202

​2003​

  • T. Inderwies, M.W. Pfaffl, H.H.D. Meyer, J.W. Blum, R.M. Bruckmaier: Detection and quantification of mRNA expression of α- and β-adrenergic receptor subtypes in the mammary gland of dairy cows. Domest. Anim. Endocrinol. 24 123-135

  • J. Macuhova, V. Tancin, R.M. Bruckmaier: Oxytocin release, milk ejection and milk removal in a multi-box automatic milking system. Livest. Prod. Sci. 81 139-147

  • R.M. Bruckmaier: Chronic oxytocin treatment causes reduced milk ejection in dairy cows. J. Dairy Res. 70 123-126 

  • T. Inderwies, J. Riedl, E. Kiossis, R.M. Bruckmaier: Effects of α- and β-adrenergic receptor stimulation and oxytocin receptor blockade on milking characteristics in dairy cows before and after removal of the teat sphincter. J. Dairy Res. 70 289-292 

  • D. Weiss, A. Dzidic, R.M. Bruckmaier: Effect of stimulation intensity on oxytocin release before, during and after machine milking. J. Dairy Res. 70 349-354 

  • C.E. Ontsouka, R.M. Bruckmaier, J.W. Blum: Fractionized milk composition during removal of colostrum and mature milk. J. Dairy Sci. 86 2005-2011

  • M.W. Pfaffl, S.L. Wittmann, H.H.D. Meyer, R.M. Bruckmaier: Gene expression of immunologically important factors in blood cells, milk cells and mammary tissue of cows.J. Dairy Sci. 86 538-545 

  • C. Aurich, B. Heidler, H. Sauerwein, R.M. Bruckmaier, U: Heintges, N. Parvizi: Einfluss der Laktation auf Stoffwechsel und Ovarfunktion bei Stuten. Pferdeheilkunde 19 604-608

  • B. Heidler, N. Parvizi, H. Sauerwein, R.M. Bruckmaier, U. Heintges, J.E. Aurich, C. Aurich: Effects of lactation on metabolic and reproductive hormones in Lippizzaner mares. Domest. Anim. Endocrinol. 25 47-59 

  • T. Inderwies, M.W. Pfaffl, R.M. Bruckmaier: Milking characteristics and their relation to adrenergic receptor mRNA expression and ligand binding in the mammary gland of dairy cows.Domest. Anim. Endocrinol. 25 275-286

  • D. Weiss, A. Dzidic, R.M. Bruckmaier: Effect of stimulation intensity on oxytocin release before, during and after machine milking. J. Dairy Res. 70 349-354 

  • D. Weiss, A. Dzidic, R.M. Bruckmaier: Quarter specific milking routines and their effect on milk removal in cows. Milchwiss. 58 238-242

  • J. Riedl, E. Kiossis, B.L Daffner, R.M Bruckmaier, R Stolla: Auswirkung der endoskopisch kontrollierten Therapie von Zitzenstenosen auf Milchmenge und Milchfluss betroffener Viertel. Der Praktische Tierarzt 84 302-312 

  • Kerr, D.E. & Wellnitz, O.: Mammary expression of new genes to combat mastitis. Journal of Animal Science 81 Suppl 3:38-47

  • Mitra, A., Hruska, K.S., Wellnitz, O., Kerr, D.E., Capuco, A.V. & Wall, R.J. Expression of lysostaphin in milk of transgenic mice affects the growth of neonates. Transgenic research 12(5):597-602

​2002
 

  • S.L. Wittmann, M.W. Pfaffl, H.H.D. Meyer, R.M. Bruckmaier: 5-Lipoxygenase, cyclooxygenase-2 and tumor necrosis factor alpha gene expression in somatic milk cells. Milchwiss. 57 63-66 

  • D. Weiss, M. Hilger, H.H.D. Meyer, R.M. Bruckmaier: Variable milking intervals and milk composition Milchwiss. 57 246-249 

  • J. Macuhova, V. Tancin, W.D. Kraetzl, H.H.D. Meyer, R.M. Bruckmaier: Inhibition of oxytocin release during repeated milking in unfamiliar surroundings: importance of opioids and adrenal cortex sensitivity. J. Dairy Res. 69 63-73 

  • J. Querengässer, T. Geishauser, K. Querengässer, R.M. Bruckmaier, K. Fehlings: Investigations on milk flow and milk yield from teats with milk flow disorders. J. Dairy Sci. 85 810-817 

  • V. Tancin, B. Ipema, P. Hogewerf, P. Groot Koerkamp, S. Mihina, R.M. Bruckmaier: MIlk flow patterns at the end of milking at the whole udder of quarter levels; relationship to somatic cell counts. Milchwiss. 57 306-309 

  • J. Querengässer, T. Geishauser, K. Querengässer, R. Bruckmaier, K. Fehlings: Comparative evaluation of SIMPL silicone implants and NIT natural teat inserts to keep the teat canal patent after surgery. J. Dairy Sci. 85 1732-1737 

  • C.G. van Reenen, J.T.N. van der Werf, R.M. Bruckmaier, H. Hopster, B. Engel, J.P.T.M. Noordhuizen, H.J. Blokhuis: Individual differences in behavioral and physiological responsiveness of primiparous cows to machine milking. J. Dairy Sci. 85 2551-2561 

  • J. Querengässer, T. Geishauser, K. Querengässer, K. Fehlings, R. Bruckmaier: Investigations on milk quality from teats with milk flow disorders. J. Dairy Sci. 85 2582-2588 

  • A. Dzidic, L. Knopf, R.M. Bruckmaier: Oxytocin release and milk removal in machine-milked mares.Milchwiss. 57 423-424 

  • H. Hopster, R.M. Bruckmaier, J.T.N. Van der Werf, S.M. Korte, J. Macuhova, G.Korte-Bouws, C.G. van Reenen Stress responses during milking; comparing conventional and automatic milking in primiparous dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 85 3206-3216 

​2001
 

  • K. Querengässer, T. Geishauser, J. Querengässer, R.M. Bruckmaier, K. Fehlings, H. Graf: Zitzenstifte als freie Fremdkörper in der Zitze des Rindes - zwei Fallberichte. Der praktische Tierarzt 82 43-49 

  • W.D. Kraetzl, V. Tancin, D. Schams, R.M. Bruckmaier: Naloxone cannot abolish the lack of oxytocin release during unexperienced suckling in dairy cows. Appl. Anim. Behav. Sci. 72 247-253 

  • V. Tancin, W.D. Kraetzl, D. Schams, R.M. Bruckmaier: The effects of conditioning to suckling, milking and of calf presence on the release of oxytocin in dairy cows. Appl. Anim. Behav. Sci. 72 235-246 

  • V. Tancin, D. Schams, W.D. Kraetzl, J. Macuhova, R.M. Bruckmaier: Release of oxytocin, prolactin and cortisol in response to extraordinary suckling. Vet. Med.-Czech 46 41-45 

  • K. Querengässer, T. Geishauser, J. Querengässer, R.M. Bruckmaier, K. Fehlings: Vorfall der Zitzenkanalhaut beim Rind - drei Fallberichte. Der praktische Tierarzt 82 288-300 

  • J. Riedl, B.L Daffner, E. Kiossis, R.M Bruckmaier, R Stolla. Aetiology of reduced milk ejection in cows after transport and the use of a long-acting analogue of oxytocin for prophylaxis. Vet. Rec. 148 653-656 2001

  • N.R. Berry, F. Sutter, R.M. Bruckmaier, J.W. Blum, M. Kreuzer. Limitations of high alpine grazing conditions for early-lactation cows: effects of energy and protein supplementation. Anim. Sci. 73 149-162 

  • K. Aeberhard, R.M. Bruckmaier, U. Kuepfer, J.W. Blum: Milk yield and composition, nutrition, body conformation traits, body condition scores, fertility and diseases in high-yielding dairy cows - part 1. 

  • K. Aeberhard, R.M. Bruckmaier, J.W. Blum: Metabolic, enzymatic and endocrine status in high-yielding dairy cows - part 2. J. Vet. Med. A 48 111-127 ​

  • J.W. Blum, C. Morel, H.M. Hammon, R.M. Bruckmaier, A. Jaggy, A. Zurbriggen, T. Jungi: High constitutional nitrate status in young cattle. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. A 130 271-282 

  • R.M. Bruckmaier, M. Hilger: Milk ejection in dairy cows at different degrees of udder filling. J. Dairy Res. 68 369-376

  • K. Querengässer, T. Geishauser, J. Querengässer, M. Nitschke, T. Melle, R.M. Bruckmaier, K. Fehlings: Milchabbflussstörung beim Rind - Befunde von 244 Fällen. Der praktische Tierarzt 82 816-826 

  • O. Wellnitz, A. Zurbriggen, R.R: Friis, J.W. Blum, R.M. Bruckmaier: α1c and α2-adrenergic receptor mRNA distribution in the bovine mammary gland detected by competitive RT-PCR. J. Dairy Res. 68 699-704

  • Wellnitz, O., Zurbriggen, A., Friis, R. Blum, J.W. & Bruckmaier, R.M.: α1c--and β2--adrenergic receptor mRNA distribution in the bovine mammary gland detected by RT-PCR. Journal of Dairy Research 68(4):699-703

  • Wellnitz, O. & Bruckmaier, R.M.: Central and peripheral inhibition of milk ejection. Livestock Production Science 70: 135-140

​2000

  • S. Kühne, H. Hammon, R.M. Bruckmaier, J.W. Blum: Growth performance, metabolic and endocrine traits, and absorptive capacity in neonatal calves fed either colostrum or milk replacer at two levels. J. Anim. Sci. 78 609-620 

  • J.W. Blum, R.M. Bruckmaier, P.-Y. Vacher, A. Münger, F. Jans: Twenty-four-hour patterns of hormones and metabolites in week 9 and 19 of lactation in high-yielding dairy cows fed triglycerides and free fatty acids.J. Vet. Med. A 47 43-60 

  • K. Querengässer, T. Geishauser, J. Querengässer, R.M. Bruckmaier, K. Fehlings, W. Wolf: Teat dilators as free foreign bodies in the bovine teat - two case studies. The Bovine Practitioner 34 41-45 

  • J. N. Kaufhold, H.M. Hammon, R.M. Bruckmaier, B.H. Breier, J.W. Blum: Postprandial metabolism and endocrine status in veal calves fed at different frequencies. J. Dairy Sci. 83 2480-2490 

  • D. Hoeben, C. Burvenich, E. Trevisi, G. Bertoni, J. Hamann, R.M. Bruckmaier, J.W. Blum: Role of endotoxin and TNF-α in the pathogenesis of experimentally induced coliform mastitis in perparturient cows. J. Dairy Res. 67 503-514 

  • J.W. Blum, H. Dosogne, D. Hoeben, F. Vangroenweghe, H.M. Hammon, R.M. Bruckmaier, C. Burvenich

  • Tumor necrosis factor-α and nitrite/nitrate responses during acute mastitis induced by Escherichia coli infection and endotoxin in dairy cows. Domest. Anim. Endocrinol. 19 223-235

1999 
 

  • O. Wellnitz, R.M. Bruckmaier, C. Albrecht, J.W. Blum: Atosiban, an oxytocin receptor blocking agent: pharmacokinetics and inhibition of milk ejection in dairy cows. J. Dairy Res. 66 1-8 

  • O. Wellnitz, R.M. Bruckmaier, J.W. Blum: Milk ejection and milk removal of single quarters in high yielding dairy cows. Milchwissenschaft 54 303-306 

  • J.W. Blum, R.M. Bruckmaier, P.-Y. Vacher: Blood plasma glucose, lactate and nonesterified fatty acid responses to adrenaline infusions in early and mid lactation in dairy cows fed crystalline fat or free fatty acids J. Anim. Physiol. a. Anim. Nutr. 81 169-178 

  • J.W. Blum, R.M. Bruckmaier, P.-Y. Vacher: Insulin-dependent whole-body glucose utilization and insulin-dependent responses to glucose in weeks 9 and 19 of lactation in dairy cows fed rumen-protected crystalline fat or free fatty acids. Domest. Anim. Endocrinol. 16 123-134 

  • J.W. Blum, R.M. Bruckmaier, F. Jans: Rumen-protected metionine fed to dairy cows: bioavailability and effects on plasma amino acid pattern and on plasma metabolite and insulin concentrations.

  • J. Dairy Sci. 82 1991-1998

  • Wellnitz, O., Bruckmaier, R.M., Albrecht, Ch. & Blum, J.W.: Atosiban, an oxytocin receptor blocking agent: pharmacokinetics and inhibition of milk ejection in dairy cows. Journal of Dairy Research 66:1-8

  • Wellnitz, O., Bruckmaier, R.M. & Blum, J.W. Milk ejection and milk removal of single quarters in high-yielding dairy cows. Milk Science International 54(6):303-306

​1998
 

  • R.M. Bruckmaier, E. Lehmann, D. Hugi, H. Hammon, J.W. Blum: Longissimus dorsi and backfat accretion and endocrine and metabolic changes during fattening of bulls and steers. Livest. Prod. Sci. 53 123-134 

  • R.M. Bruckmaier Vorstimulation, Milchabgabe und -leistung bei der Eringerkuh. Agrarforschung 5 221-224 

  • D. Hugi, L. Tappy, H. Sauerwein, R.M. Bruckmaier, J.W. Blum. Insulin-dependent glucose utilization in intensively milk-fed veal calves is modulated by supplemental lactose in an age-dependent manner. . Nutr. 128 1023-1030 

  • R.M. Bruckmaier, L. Gregoretti, F. Jans, D, Faissler, J.W. Blum. Longissimus dorsi muscle diameter, backfat thickness, body condition scores and skinfold values related to metabolic and endocrine traits in lactating dairy cows fed crystalline fat or free fatty acids. J. Vet. Med. A 45 397-410 

  • G. Scholtysik, F. Regli, R.M. Bruckmaier, J.W. Blum. The α2-adrenoceptor agonists xylazine and guanfacine exert different central nervous system, but comparable peripheral effects in calves. J. vet. Pharmacol. Therap. 21 477-484 

1997

  • D. Hugi, R.M. Bruckmaier, J.W. Blum. Insulin resistance, hyperglycemia, glucosuria, and galactosuria in intensively milk-fed calves: dependence on age and effects of high lactose intake. J. Anim. Sci.75 469-482 

  •  R.M. Bruckmaier, G. Paul, H. Mayer, D. Schams. Machine milking of Ostfriesian and Lacaune dairy sheep: udder anatomy, milk ejection and milking characteristics. J. Dairy Res. 64 163-172 

  •  K. Aeberhard, R. Bruckmaier, J. Blum. Hochleistungskühe in der Schweiz. Agrarforschung 4 277-280

  •  R.M. Bruckmaier, O. Wellnitz, J.W. Blum: Inhibition of milk ejection in cows by oxytocin receptor blockade, α2-adrenergic receptor stimulation and in unfamiliar surroundings. J. Dairy Res. 64 315-325 

  •  U. Hadorn, H. Hammon, R.M. Bruckmaier, J.W. Blum: Delaying colostrum intake by one day has important effects on metabolic traits and on gastrointestinal and metabolic hormones in neonatal calves. J. Nutr. 127 2011-2023 

  •  O. Wellnitz, R.M. Bruckmaier, J.W. Blum: Naloxone and adrenergic blocking agents fail to abolish central inhibition of milk ejection in cows. J. Dairy Res. 64 627-631 

  •  A.M. Lefcourt, G. Paul, H. Mayer, D. Schams, R.M. Bruckmaier: Response of catecholamines to manual teat stimulation or machine-milking of Lacaune and Friesen dairy sheep. J. Dairy Sci. 80 3205-3211Wellnitz, O., Bruckmaier, R.M. & Blum, J.W. Naloxone and adrenergic blocking agents fail to abolish central inhibition of milk ejection in cows. Journal of Dairy Research 64:627-631

  • Bruckmaier, R.M., Wellnitz, O. & Blum, J.W. Inhibition of milk ejection in cows by oxytocin receptor blockade, α-adrenergic receptor stimulation and in unfamiliarsurroundings. Journal of Dairy Research 64:315-325

  • Wellnitz, O., Bruckmaier, R.M. & Blum, J.W. Naloxone and adrenergic blocking agents fail to abolish central inhibition of milk ejection in cows. Journal of Dairy Research 64:627-631

  • Bruckmaier, R.M., Wellnitz, O. & Blum, J.W.: Inhibition of milk ejection in cows by oxytocin receptor blockade, α-adrenergic receptor stimulation and in unfamiliarsurroundings. Journal of Dairy Research 64:315-325

​1996
 

R.M. Bruckmaier, H.-U. Pfeilsticker, J.W. Blum: Milk yield, oxytocin and betα2-endorphin gradually normalize during repeated milking in unfamiliar surroundings. J. Dairy Res. 63 191-200 
 
R.M. Bruckmaier, J.W. Blum: Simultaneous recording of oxytocin release, milk ejection and milk flow during milking of dairy cows with and without prestimulation. J. Dairy Res. 63 201-208 
 
J.W. Blum, R.M. Bruckmaier, M. Moser: Endocrine, metabolic and hematological changes associated with reduced growth performance during chronic pneumonia in calves: a case study. Dtsch. tierärztl. Wschr. 103 113-152 
 
R.M. Bruckmaier, O. Wellnitz, J.W. Blum: Einfluss von Lufteinlass und Pulsierung auf die Milchabgabe.
Agrarforschung 3 281-383 

H-U. Pfeilsticker, R.M. Bruckmaier, J.W. Blum: Cisternal milk in the dairy cow during lactation and after preceding teat stimulation. J. Dairy Res. 63 509-515 

​1995
 

E. Rothenanger, R.M. Bruckmaier, J.W. Blum: Association and dissociation of single quarter and total milk flow in dairy cows: effects of milking with and without pre-stimulation. Milchwiss. 50 63-67
 
R.M. Bruckmaier, E. Rothenanger, J.W. Blum: Milking characteristics in dairy cows of different breeds from different farms and during the course of lactation. J. Anim. Breed. Genet. 112 293-302 
 
H.-U. Pfeilsticker, R.M. Bruckmaier, J.W. Blum: Interruption of machine milking in dairy cows: effects on intramammary pressure and milking characteristics.  J. Dairy Res. 62 559-566
 
H.M. Hammon, R.M. Bruckmaier, U.E. Honegger, J.W. Blum: Distribution and density of alphα2- and betα2-adrenergic receptor binding sites in the bovine mammary gland. J. Dairy Res. 61 47-57

​1994
 

F. Hess-Dudan, P.-Y. Vacher, R.M. Bruckmaier, M.A. Weishaupt, D. Burger, J.W. Blum: Immunoreactive insulin-like growth factor I and insulin in blood plasma and milk of mares and in blood plasma of foals. Equine vet. J. 26 134-139 
 
R.M. Bruckmaier, D. Schams, J.W. Blum: Continuously elevated concentrations of oxytocin during milking are necessary for complete milk removal in dariy cows. J. Dairy Res. 61 323-334 
 
M. Moser, R.M. Bruckmaier, J.W. Blum: Iron status, erythropoiesis, meat colour, health status and growth performance of veal calves held on and fed straw. J. Vet. Med. A 41 343-358
 
M. Moser, H. Pfister, R.M. Bruckmaier, J. Rehage, J.W. Blum: Blood serum transferrin concentration in cattle in various physiological states, in veal calves fed different amounts of iron, and in cattle affected by infectious and non-infectious diseases. J. Vet. Med. A 41 413-420
 
R.M. Bruckmaier, E. Rothenanger, J.W. Blum: Measurement of mammary gland cistern size and determination of the cisternal milk fraction in dairy cows. Milchwiss. 49 543-546 
 
M. Kinsbergen, R.M. Bruckmaier, J.W. Blum: Metabolic, endocrine and haematological responses to intravenous E. coli endotoxin administration in 1-week-old calves. J. Vet. Med. A 41 5330-547 

R.M. Bruckmaier, C. Ritter, D. Schams, J.W. Blum: Machine milking of dairy goats during lactation: udder anatomy, milking characteristics, and blood concentrations of oxytocin and prolactin. J. Dairy Res. 61 457-466
 
M. Piguet, R.M. Bruckmaier, J.W. Blum: Cardio-respiratory, haematological and lactate responses of breeding calves to treadmill exercise. J. Anim. Physiol. a. Anim. Nutr. 72 101-114

​1993
 

R.M. Bruckmaier, M. Schällibaum, J.W. Blum: Escherichia coli endotoxin-induced mastitis in dairy cows: changes and importance of insulin-like growth factor I and oxytocin. Milchwissenschaft 48 374-378 

R.M. Bruckmaier, D. Schams, J.W. Blum: Milk removal in familiar and unfamiliar surroundings: concentrations of oxytocin, prolactin, cortisol and betα2-endorphin. J. Dairy Res. 60 449-456 
 
M. Piguet, R.M. Bruckmaier, J.W. Blum: Treadmill exercise of calves with different iron supply, husbandry, and work load. J. Vet. Med. A 40 456-465 

​1992
 

R.M. Bruckmaier, J.W. Blum: B-mode ultrasonography of mammary glands of cows, goats and sheep during alphα2- and betα2-adrenergic agonist and oxytocin administration. J. Dairy Res. 59 151-159 
 
R.M. Bruckmaier, J.W. Blum: Responses of calves to treadmill exercise during betα2-adrenergic agonist administration.  J. Anim. Sci. 70 2809-2821 
 
R.M. Bruckmaier, D. Schams, J.W. Blum: Aetiology of disturbed milk ejection in primiparous parturient cows.
J. Dairy Res. 59 479-489 

​1991
 

H. Mayer, R.M. Bruckmaier, D. Schams: Lactational changes in oxytocin release, intramammary pressure and milking characteristics in dairy cows. J. Dairy Res. 58 159-169 

R.M. Bruckmaier, H. Mayer, D. Schams: Effects of alphα2- and betα2-adrenergic agonists on intramammary pressure and milkflow in dairy cows. J. Dairy Res. 58 411-419

​1989

J.W. Blum, D. Schams, R.M. Bruckmaier Catecholamines, oxytocin and milk removal in dairy cows  J. Dairy Res. 56 167-177 19892015