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Animal Science > Curricula Vitae


Douglas Pierce


Master of Science 1991

Texas A & M University, College Station Texas



Bachelor of Science in Agriculture 1985

Texas A & M University, College Station Texas


Faculty, Department of Agricultural Sciencess,Blinn College, Brenham Campus, (August 1993 to present).

Classes Taught:

  • The Agriculture Industry
  • Agronomy
  • Animal Science
  • Entomology
  • Livestock Evaluation
  • Wildlife Conservation and Management


Research Publications & Presentations

*D.W. Pierce, T.H. Friend, D.C. Lay Jr. and D. Bushong. 1993.  Short-term adaptation of second parity sows to farrowing after gestating in crates or group pens.  J. Animal Science.


*D.C. Lay, T.H. Friend, D.M. Bushong, D.W. Pierce.  1993. Social context, duration of restraint, and novelty affect of open-field tests results of lambs.  J. Animal Science.


*Research presenter at the Southern Assoc. of Animal Scientists - 1992


*Research presenter at the National Meeting of the American Society of Animal Science - 1995 - research was selected as 1 of 15 chosen from 800 presenters for national media release.  The data presented was from my Ph.D. research project, "Societal Perspectives of Farm Animal Well-Being."  This data was from a national survey I conducted.


*Was written up in Progressive Farmer and the Farmer Stockmen magazines as to my designs for cattle handling facilities.


*Presented talk to the Texas Chapter of the American Association of Forensic Scientists on the use of nose-printing for positive animal identification in cattle, sheep, and swine, 1996.