Agriculture & Natural Resources Program
quinn-baptiste

Dr. Quinn Baptiste

Position: Assistant Professor of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Goldthwait Agriculture Building, Room 215

CPO: 2161

Phone: 859-985-3851
Fax: 859-985-3698

E-mail: Quinn_Baptiste@berea.edu

Office hours:
Monday: 2:00- 2:50 p.m. 3:00- 3:50 p.m. and 4:00- 4:50 p.m.
Thursday: 2:00- 2:50 p.m. 3:00- 3:50 p.m. and 4:00- 4:50 p.m.
Friday: 2:00- 2:50 p.m. 3:00- 3:50 p.m. and 4:00- 4:50 p.m.

Class Schedule:
ANR 310  (Tue: 9:00 am – 11:50 am) (Mon/Wed/Fri: 1:00 pm – 1:50 pm)
ANR 320  (Mon/Wed/Fri: 10:00 am – 10:50 am) (Thur: 10:00 am – 11:50 am)

Degrees

Ph.D., Animal and Food Science, West Virginia University – 2009

M.S., Reproductive Physiology, West Virginia University – 2002

B.S., Agriculture Science, University of The West Indies -1993

Courses:

ANR 110: Animal Science

ANR 310: Nutritional Studies

ANR 312: Advanced Livestock Systems

ANR 320: Animal Diseases

ANR 324: Nutritional Physiology and Biochemistry

ANR 325: Animal Reproduction and Breeding

Special interests:

Animal Nutrition and Reproduction

Pedagogical Methods for Agricultural Science Education

Alternative Animal Production

Sustainable Agriculture

Papers and Publications:

1. Baptiste, Q.S, Nestor, E., Chavez, S., Simpson-Rastle, S.L, D’Souza, K.N., Redhead, A.K., Knights, M. and Felton, E. (2013). Delayed feeding of fat enriched protein supplement alleviates post prandial suppression of in vitro rumen metabolism. Joint Annual Meeting of the ADSA/ASAS Indianapolis, IN, USA, July 8-12, 2013. J. Anim. Sci. 91: (Suppl. 2):489

2. D’Souza, K.N., Simpson-Rastle, S.L., Redhead, A.K., Baptiste, Q.S. and Knights, M. (2013). The effects of P.G. 600 on fertility in non-lactating, seasonally anestrous ewes. Joint Annual Meeting of the ADSA/ASAS Indianapolis, IN, USA, July 8-12, 2013. J. Anim. Sci. 91: (Suppl. 2):608

3. Simpson-Rastle, S.L, D’Souza, K.N., Redhead, A.K., Baptiste,Q.S. and Knights, M. (2013). Effect of continuous suckling/”ewe-rearing” and supplementation on growth performance of pasture-raised Katahdin lambs. Joint Annual Meeting of the ADSA/ASAS Indianapolis, IN, USA, July 8-12, 2013. J. Anim. Sci. 91: (Suppl. 2):606

4. Simpson-Rastle, S.L, Porter, K.L, D’Souza, K.N., Redhead, A.K., Baptiste,Q.S., Hileman S.M. and Knights, M. (2013). The Initial Increase in LH Following Ram Introduction Is Not Associated with an Increase in Activation of Arcuate Kisspeptin Neurons. SSR 46th Annual Meeting Montreal Quebec Canada, July 22-26, 2013. Reproductive Health: Nano to Global Program: 380

5. Baptiste, Q.S, D’Souza, K.N., Simpson, S., Chavez, S., Nestor, E., Knights, M. and Felton, E. (2012). Early Feeding of low levels of fat supplement suppresses postprandial in vitro rumen metabolism. Joint Annual Meeting of the ADSA/ASAS Phoenix, AZ, USA, July 15-19, 2012. J. Anim. Sci. 90: (Suppl. 3):375

6. Simpson-Rastle, S.L., D’Souza, K.N., Baptiste, Q.S. and Knights, M. (2012). Effect of continuous suckling/ewe-rearing and supplementation on growth performance of Katahdin lambs. Joint Annual Meeting of the ADSA/ASAS Phoenix, AZ, USA, July 15-19, 2012. J. Anim. Sci. 90: (Suppl. 3):385

7. D’Souza, K.N., Simpson-Rastle, S.L., Baptiste, Q.S. and Knights, M. (2012). Prostaglandin-F2α may not be necessary in short-term, Progesterone-based estrous synchronization protocols in cyclic ewes. Joint Annual Meeting of the ADSA/ASAS Phoenix, AZ, USA, July 15-19, 2012. J. Anim. Sci. 90: (Suppl. 3):71

8. Baptiste, Q. S., Gulas, J., Chavez, S., and Felton, E. (2009). Effects of fat enriched protein supplement on performance and tissue fatty acid composition of grazed lambs. Midwest Annual Meeting of the ADSA/ASAS Des Moines, IA, March, J. Anim.Sci.87:(Suppl):292

9. Baptiste, Q. S., Gulas, J., Chavez, S., and Felton, E. (2008). Effects of time of soybean oil supplementation on diurnal rumen activity and total tract nutrient digestibility in lambs fed a high forage diet. Midwest Annual Meeting of the ADSA/ASAS Des Moines, IA, March, J. Anim. Sci. 86: (Suppl):237

10. Chavez, S., Q. S. Baptiste, E.E.D. Felton. (2008). Relationships between feeding behaviors in Boer bucks. Midwest Annual Meeting of the ADSA/ASAS Des Moines, IA, March, J. Anim. Sci. 86: (Suppl):3

11. Baptiste, Q.S., M. Knights, and P.E. Lewis. Fertility Response of Yearling Beef Heifers after Prebreeding Energy Manipulation, Estrus Synchronization and Timed Artificial Insemination. Animal Reproduction Science (2005) February 02; 85 (3 – 4) 209 – 221

12. Knights, M., Q.S. Baptiste, A.B. Dixon, J.L. Pate, E.K. Inskeep and P.E. Lewis. Effect of Dosage of Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH), Vehicle and Time of Treatment on Ovulation rate and Prolificacy in ewes during anestrous season. Small ruminant Research 2003 (50) 1–9.

13. Knights, M., Q.S. Baptiste, and P.E. Lewis. Ability of Ram Introduction to Induce LH secretion, Estrus and Ovulation in Fall born Ewe Lambs during Anestrus. Animal Reproduction Science 2002 February 15; 69 (3 – 4) 199 – 209

14. Baptiste, Q.S., Garcia, G.W., Adogwa, A.O., Kakuni, M., Arishima, K. and Makita, T. (2000): The Digestive System of the Agouti (Dasyprocta leporina) – Gross Anatomy and Histology- Japanese Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 5(1):55-66

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