Faculty & Staff

Christopher D. McDaniel

Professor

Curriculum Vitae

Mailing Address
Hill Poultry Science Bldg #213
Mississippi State, MS 39762

Email: cmcdaniel@poultry.msstate.edu
Phone: (662) 325-3416
Fax: (662)325-8292

Courses Taught

  • PO 4324/6324 Avian Reproduction
  • PO 4313/6313 Management of Commercial Layers
  • PO 3313 Commercial Poultry Production

Education

  • Ph.D., The University of Georgia
  • M.S., Purdue University
  • B.S., Mississippi State University
  • A.A., Holmes Community College

Society Membership

  • Associate Editor for Poultry Science journal
  • Poultry Science Association
  • World's Poultry Science Association
  • Mississippi Poultry Association
  • Southern Poultry Science Society

Recognition and Awards

  • 2001 Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Experiment Station Scientist of the Year

Research Areas

  • Poultry semen quality, fertility, embryology, and hatchability
  • Parthenogenesis in poultry

Outreach

  • Work directly with the poultry industry to improve reproductive performance
  • Present research findings at both scientific and industry meetings
  • Serve as an invited Bettersworth Leadership Lecturer for MSU by lecturing at elementary and secondary schools about the fascinating processes of avian reproduction and the educational possibilities at MSU
  • Serve as the Breeding and Hatcheries Subject Editor for the Journal of Applied Poultry Research
  • Publish poultry reproduction research findings


Graduate Student(s)
:

Midian Dos Santos
Reshma Ramachandran


Selected Publications

Kiess, A.S., J. Hirai, M.D. Triplett, H.M. Parker, C.D. McDaniel. 2016. Impact of oral lactobacillus gavage on rooster seminal and cloacal lactobacilli concentrations. Poultry Science 95(8):1935-1938. Download

Santa Rosa, P., H.M. Parker, A.S. Kiess, C.D. McDaniel. 2016. Parthenogenesis in mated Chinese Painted Quail (Coturnix chinensis) hens decreases sperm-egg penetration and alters albumen characteristics. Theriogenology 86(7):1695-1704. Download

Santa Rosa, P., H.M. Parker, A.S. Kiess, C.D. McDaniel. 2016. Parthenogenetic embryos from unfertilized Chinese Painted Quail eggs alter albumen pH, gases, and ion concentrations during incubation. Theriogenology 85(2):275-281. Download

Triplett, M.D., H.M. Parker, C.D. McDaniel, A.S. Kiess. 2016. Influence of six different intestinal bacteria on Beltsville small white turkey semen. Poultry Science 95(8):1918-1926. Download

Tabler, G.T., A. Brown, G. Hagood, M. Farnell, C.D. McDaniel. 2015. Nutrient content in Mississippi broiler litter. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2878. Download

Parker, H.M., A.S. Kiess, P. Santa Rosa, C.D. McDaniel. 2014. Selection for the parthenogenetic trait in Chinese Painted Quail (Coturnix chinensis) affects hatchability parameters. Poultry Science 93(3): 664-672. Download

Barker, K.J., C.D. Coufal, J.L. Purswell, J.D. Davis, H.M. Parker, M.T. Kidd, C.D. McDaniel, A.S. Kiess. 2013. In-House Windrowing of a Commercial Broiler Farm During Early Spring and its Effect on Litter Composition. Journal of Applied Poultry Research, Vol. 22:551-558. Download

Eberle, K.N., J.L. Purswell, H.M. Parker, C.D. McDaniel, and A.S. Kiess. 2013. A one year study of newly constructed broiler houses for the prevalence of Campylobacter. International Journal of Poultry Science 12(1):29-36. Download

Everett, D., Y.V. Thaxton, C.D. McDaniel, A.S. Kiess. 2013. The impact of peat moss amendments on the microbial load in used pine shavings poultry litter. International Journal of Poultry Science, Vol. 12(4):202-205. Download

Haines, M.D., H.M. Parker, C.D. McDaniel, A.S. Kiess. 2013. Impact of Six Different Intestinal Bacteria on Broiler Breeder Sperm Motility In vitro. Poultry Science, Vol. 92:2174-2181. Download

Obi, C., H.M. Parker, A. Corzo, and C.D. McDaniel. 2013. Evaluation of feeding different digestible lysine intake levels on semen characteristics and body weight of broiler breeders during pre-peak and peak production. International Journal of Poultry Science 12(2):64-71. Download

Tabler, T., C. McDaniel, J. Wells, H.M. Yakout. 2013. Broiler breeder management is no easy task. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2783. Download

Corzo, A., L. Mejia, C.D. McDaniel, J.S. Moritz. 2012. Interactive effects of feed form and dietary lysine on growth responses of commercial broiler chicks. Journal of Applied Poultry Research 21:70-78. Download

Everett, D., J.L. Purswell, J.D. Davis, C.D. McDaniel, A.S. Kiess. 2012. The effect of different poultry litter amendments have on live production, carcass characteristics and environmental parameters. Poultry Science 91 Supplement 1:55.

Haines, M.D., H.M. Parker, C.D. McDaniel, A.S. Kiess. 2012. Impact of six different intestinal bacteria on broiler breeder sperm motility invitro. Poultry Science 91 (Supplement 1):195.

Haines, M.D., H.M. Parker, C.D. McDaniel, A.S. Kiess. 2012. Effects of adding different concentrations of Lactobacillu to semen on hen fertility. Poultry Science Supplement 1:51.

Mejia, L., C.D. McDaniel, A. Corzo. 2012. Dietary influence of digestible lysine concentration of Cobb 500 hen broiler breeder reproductive performance. Poultry Science 91:426-431. Download

Mejia, L., C.D. McDaniel, K. Lopez, H.M. Parker, A. Corzo. 2012. Effects of digestible lysine intake level on Cobb 500 broiler breeder hen reproductive performance. Journal of Applied Poultry Research 21:868-873. Download

Mejia, L., K.P. Lopez, C.D. McDaniel, H.M. Parker, A. Corzo. 2012. Evaluation of carryover effects of dietary lysine intake by Cobb 500 broiler breeder hens on progeny live performance. Poultry Science (Supplement 1):190.

Mejia, L., K.P. Lopez, C.D. McDaniel, H.M. Parker, A. Corzo. 2012. Effect of dietary lysine intake on reproductive performance of Cobb 500 broiler breeder hens. Poultry Science 91 (Supplement 1): 233.

Obi, C., H.M. Parker, C.D. McDaniel, A. Corzo. 2012. Evaluation of feeding different digestible lysine intake levels on semen characteristics of broiler breeders. Poultry Science 91 (Supplement 1):201.

Parker, H.M., A.S. Kiess, M.L. Robertson, J.B. Wells, C.D. McDaniel. 2012. The relationship of parthenogenesis in virgin Chinese painted quail (Courtnix chinesis) hens with embryonic mortality and hatchability following mating. Poultry Science 91:1425-1431. Download

Rosa, P.S., H.M. Parker, A.S. Kiess, and C.D. McDaniel. 2012. Parthenogenetic embryos from unfertilized Chinese Painted quail eggs alter albumen pH, gas, and ion concentrations during incubation. Poultry Science 91 (Supplement 1):151.

Rosa, P.S., H.M. Parker, A.S. Kiess, C.D. McDaniel. 2012. Parthenogenetic development in incubated unfertilized Chinese Painted Quail eggs alters pH and ion concentrations in egg albumen. Poultry Science 91 (Supplement 1):250.

Wells, J.B., H.M. Parker, A.S. Kiess, C.D. McDaniel. 2012. The relationship of incubational egg weight loss with parthenogenesis in Chinese Painted Quail (Coturnix chinensis). Poultry Science 91:189-196. Download

Barker, K.J., C.D. Coufal, J.L. Purswell, J.D. Davis, H.M. Parker, M.T. Kidd, C.D. McDaniel, A.S. Kiess. 2011. In-house windrowing of a commercial broiler farm during summer months and its effect on litter composition. Journal of Applied Poultry Research 20(2):168-180. Download

Haines, M.D., K.N. Eberle, C.D. McDaniel, A.S. Kiess. 2011. Creating microaerophilic environments for campylobacter. Poultry Science 19:321-326.

Mejia, L., C.D. McDaniel, J.S. Moritz, A. Corzo. 2011. Interactive effects of feed form and dietary lysine on growth responses of commercial broiler chicks. Poultry Science 90(E-Suppl:1):104. Download

Wells, J.B., C.D. Coufal, H.M. Parker, A.S. Kiess, K.M. Young, C.D. McDaniel. 2011. Hatchability of broiler breeder eggs following eggshell sanitization by repeated treatment with a combination of ultraviolet light and hydrogen peroxide. International Journal of Poultry Science 10:421-425. Download

Barker, K.R., J.L. Purswell, J. Davis, H.M. Parker, M.T. Kidd, C.D. McDaniel, A.S. Kiess. 2010. Distribution of bacteria at different poultry litter depths. International Journal of Poultry Science 9:10-13. Download

dos Santos, T.T., A. Corzo, M.T. Kidd, C.D. McDaniel, R.T. Filho, L. Araujo. 2010. Influence of in ovo inoculation with various nutrients and egg size on broiler performance. Journal of Applied Poultry Research 19:1-12. Download

Kiess, A.S., H.M. Parker, C.D. McDaniel. 2010. Different selective media and culturing techniques for the quantification of campylobacter ssp. from broiler litter. Poultry Science 89:1755-1762. Download

Loar, R.E., M.W. Schilling, C.D. McDaniel, C.D. Coufal, S. Rogers, K. Karges, A. Corzo. 2010. Effect of dietary inclusion level of distillers dried grains with solubles on layer performance, egg characteristics, and consumer acceptability. Journal of Applied Poultry Research 19:30-37. Download

Parker, H.M., A.S. Kiess, J.B. Wells, K.M. Young, D.E. Rowe, C.D. McDaniel. 2010. Genetic selection increases parthenogenesis in Chinese painted quail (Coturnix chinensis). Poultry Science 89:1486-1472. Download

Wells, J.B., C.D. Coufal, H.M. Parker, C.D. McDaniel. 2010. Disinfection of eggshells using ultraviolet light and hydrogen peroxide independently and in combination. Poultry Science 89:2499-2505. Download

Wells, J.B., C.D. Coufal, H.M. Parker, K.M. Young, C.D. McDaniel. 2010. Hatchability of broiler breeder eggs sanitized with a combination of ultraviolet light and hydrogen peroxide. International Journal of Poultry Science 10:320-324. Download

Parker, H.M., C.D. McDaniel. 2009. Parthenogenesis in unfertilized eggs of Coturnix chinensis, the Chinese painted quail, and the impact of egg clutch position on embryonic development. Poultry Science 88:784-790. Download

Wells, J.B., C.D. Coufal, A.S. Kiess, H.M. Parker, C.D. McDaniel. 2009. Hatchability of broiler breeder eggs following eggshell sanitization by repeated treatment with a combination of ultraviolet light and hydrogen peroxide. Poultry Science, Vol. 88(suppl 1:157).