Clay Cavinder

Clay Cavinder

Professor



Mailing Address:
Mailstop 9815
Mississippi State, MS 39762
Education:
  • Ph.D., Texas A&M University
  • M.S., Missouri State University
  • B.S., Oklahoma State University

Society Memberships:
  • American Society of Animal Science
  • Equine Science Society
  • American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists

Courses Taught:
  • ADS 2102 Equine Conf/Perf Eval
  • ADS 2122 Adv Equine Eval
  • ADS 2212 Equine Behavior and Training
  • ADS 4772 Equine Clinic Development

Research:
  • Effects of nutrition and exercise on reproductive efficiency of the stallion and mare

Graduate Students
Ashley Greene
Courtney Heaton
Elizabeth Ott
Publications
2018
Ishak, G. M., S. T. Bashir, G. A. Dutra, G. D. A. Gastal, M. O. Gastal, C. A. Cavinder, J. M. Feugang, E. L. Gastal. 2018. In vivo antral follicle wall biopsy: a new research technique to study ovarian function at the cellular and molecular levels. Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 16(1):71. Download
2018
Owen, M. P. T., E. N. Ferjak, C. A. Cavinder, K. J. McCarty, K. C. Yankey, C. G. Hart, D. D. Devost-Burnett, T. T.N. Dinh, C. O. Lemley. 2018. Effects of body condition score (BCS) on steroid- and eicosanoid-metabolizing enzyme activity in various mare tissues during winter anoestrus. Reproduction in Domestic Animals 53:296-303. Download
2018
Park, S. B., S. White, C. S. Steadman, C. A. Cavinder, S. T. Willard, P. L. Ryan, J. M. Feugang. 2018. Real-time bioluminescence analysis of Escherichia coli O157:H7 survival on livestock meats stored fresh, cold, or frozen. Journal of Food Protection 81(11):1906-1912. Download
2017
Cavinder, C. A., A. Sear, R. Valdez, L. White. 2017. Utilization of social media as a marketing tool for equine businesses: An exploratorystudy. North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Journal 61(2). Download
2017
Ferjak, E. N., C. A. Cavinder, D. D. Devost-Burnett, C. M. Argo, T. T.N. Dinh. 2017. Body fat of stock-type horses predicted by rump fat thickness and deuterium oxide dilution and validated by near-infrared spectroscopy of dissected tissues. Journal of Animal Science 10(95):4344-4351. Download
2017
Gastal, G.D.A., F.L.N. Aguiar, B.G. Alves, K.A. Alves, S.G.S. de Tarso, G.M. Ishak, C.A. Cavinder, J.M. Feugang, E.L. Gastal. 2017. Equine ovarian tissue viability after cryopreservation and in vitro Culture. Theriogenology 97:139-147. Download
2017
Phillips, C. A., C. A. Cavinder, D. H. Sigler, J. D. Fluckey. 2017. Effect of various levels of dietary starch on glycogen replenishment in the light working horse. Professional Animal Scientist 33(6):729-738. Download
2016
Cavinder, C. A. 2016. Top ten values and skills gained through participation on a judging team. Mississippi State University Extension Service, Publication 3003. Download
2014
Cavinder, C.A., A.L. Perrin, J.L. Rosenberg, D.D. Varner. 2014. Relative alterations in core body temperature and internal, external scrotal temperatures of exercising stallions. The Professional Animal Scientist 30:451-456. Download
2014
Valdez, R.L., C.A. Cavinder, C.C. Love, M.M. Vogelsang, J.D. McCormick, P.C. Rakestraw, K.A. Dunlap. 2014. Blood plasma concentrations of testosterone, luteinizing hormone, and estrone sulfate in stallions following hemicastration. The Professional Animal Scientist 30:637-642. Download
2013
Cordero, V.V., C.A. Cavinder, L.O. Tedeschi, D.H. Sigler, M.M. Vogelsang, C.E. Arnold. 2013. The development and evaluation of a mathematical model to predict digestible energy intake of broodmares based on body condition changes. Journal of Animal Science 91:2159-2177.
2013
Rosenberg, J.L., C.A. Cavinder, C.C. Love, S.R. Teague, M.M. Vogelsang, D.H. Sigler, D.D. Varner, T.L. Blanchard. 2013. Effect of strenuous exercise on stallion sperm quality. The Professional Animal Scientist 29:482-489. Download
2012
Cavinder, C.A., S.A. Burns, J.A. Coverdale, C.J. Hammer, K. Hinrichs, G. Holub. 2012. Late gestational nutrition of the mare and potential effects on endocrine profiles and adrenal function of the offspring. The Professional Animal Scientist 28(3):344-350. Download
2012
Mawyer, J.D, C.A. Cavinder, M.M. Vogelsang, D.H. Sigler, C.C. Love, S.P. Brinsko, T.L. Blanchard, S. Teague, R.K. Gordon. 2012. Thermoregulation of the testicle in response to exercise and subsequent effects on seminal characteristics in stallions. Journal of Animal Science 90 (8):2532-2539.
2012
McCormick, J.D., R. Valdez, P.C. Rakestraw, D.D. Varner, T.L. Blanchard, C.A. Cavinder, A.K. Sudderth, A. Kiser, C.C. Love. 2012. Effect of surgical technique for unilateral orchiectomy on subsequent testicular function in Miniature Horse stallions. Equine Veterinary Journal 44(S43):100-104. Download
2010
Cavinder, C.A., J.L. Zoller, G. Briers, D.H. Sigler. 2010. Sexual behavior and blood hormone profiles around time of ejaculation and subsequent sperm characteristics in stallions. The Professional Animal Scientist 26:540-546. Download
2010
Cavinder, C.A., T.J. Antilley, G. Briers, D. Sigler, D. Davidson, P.G. Gibbs. 2010. Educational value of horsemanship clinics to youth and adult riders. Journal of Extension 48(6). Download
2010
Karren, B.J., J.F. Thorson, C.A. Cavinder, C.J. Hammer, J.A. Coverdale. 2010. Effect of selenium supplementation and plane of nutrition on mares and their foals: Selenium concentrations and glutathione peroxidase. Journal of Animal Science 88:991-997.
2010
Thorson, J.F., B.J. Karren, M.L. Bauer, C.A. Cavinder, J.A. Coverdale, C.J. Hammer. 2010. Effect of selenium supplementation and plane of nutrition on mares and their foals: Foaling data. Journal of Animal Science 88:982-990. Download
2009
Cavinder, C.A., M.M. Vogelsang, P.G. Gibbs, D.W. Forrest, D.G. Schmitz. 2009. Variances in reproductive efficiency of mares in fat and moderate body conditions following parturition. Professional Animal Scientist 25:250-255. Download
2009
Cavinder, C.A., T.J. Antilley, P.G. Gibbs, G. Briers. 2009. Perceived educational value of two teaching approaches for improving knowledge of youth leaders and team coaches. Journal of Extension 47(4). Download
2009
Evans, P.A., K.S. Jogan, N.E. Jack, A. Scott, C.A. Cavinder, M. McMillan, S. Gagnon, K. Waite. 2009. University students may be better prepared for life after working with horses. NACTA Journal 53(3):37-43. Download
2009
Grady, S.T., C.A. Cavinder, S.P. Brinsko, D.W. Forrest, J.E. Sawyer, B.D. Scott. 2009. Dietary supplementation of two varying sources of omega-three fatty acids and subsequent effects on fresh, cooled, and frozen seminal characteristics of stallions. The Professional Animal Scientist 25:768-773. Download