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Nick Anthony

Nick Anthony

Poultry Breeding & Genetics

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences

(POSC)-Poultry Science

Phone: 479-575-4833

Fax: 479-575-3026

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  • Primary research emphasis is the study of growth and reproductive performance as influenced by selection for increased body weight. 
  • Current research includes the utilization of Japanese quail as a model for studying the effects of timing of selection for increased body weight on growth and body composition; investigating the use of total body electrical conductivity as a non-invasive means of measuring carcass composition in poultry. 
  • Also overseeing the work associated with ratite research.
  • Introduction to Genetics and Poultry Breeding
  • Advanced Animal Breeding
  • PhD., Genetics, Virginia Tech, 1989
  • M.S., Poultry Science, Ohio State University
  • B.S., Poultry Science, Ohio State University, 1983
  • Anthony, N.B., E.A. Dunnington, and P.B. Siegel. 1988. Embryo growth of normal and dwarf chickens from lines selected for high and low 56-day body weight. Arch. Geflugelk 53(3):116-122.
  • Anthony, N.B., D.A. Emmerson, K.E. Nestor, and W.L. Bacon. 1995. Comparison of growth curves of weight selected populations of turkeys, quail, and chickens. Poultry Sci. 74:271-278.
  • Anthony, N.B., D.E. Jones, E.A. Dunnington, D.A. Emmerson, and P.B. Siegel. 1988. DNA, RNA and total protein content of leg and breast muscles of White Rock chickens selected for 56-day body weight. Growth, Develop. and Aging 52:177-184.
  • Anthony, N.B., K.E. Nestor, and W.L. Bacon. 1985. Growth curves of Japanese quail as modified by divergent selection for 4-week body weight. Poultry Sci. 65:1825-1833.
  • Staudinger, F.B., R.P. Rorie, and N.B. Anthony. 1995. Evaluation of a non-invasive technique for measuring fat-free mass in poultry. Poultry Sci. 74:271- 278.
  • Completed post-doctoral training at Ohio State University
  • Accepted and Assistant Professor position with the University of Arkansas in 1990
  • Promoted to Associate Professor and tenured in 1994
  • Promoted to Professor in 2001