Faculty & Staff

E. David Peebles

Professor

Curriculum Vitae

Mailing Address
Hill Poultry Science Bldg. Rm 208
Mississippi State, MS 39762

Email: d.peebles@msstate.edu
Phone: (662) 325-3379
Fax: (662)325-8292

Courses Taught

  • GNS/PO/BIO 3103 Genetics I

Education

  • Ph.D., North Carolina State University
  • M.A., College of William and Mary
  • B.S., University of South Carolina

Society Membership

  • Mississippi Academy of Sciences
  • Mississippi Genomics Network
  • Mississippi Poultry Association
  • Poultry Science Association
  • Southern Poultry Science Society
  • Southern Regional Poultry Breeding Project
  • World's Poultry Science Association

Recognition and Awards

  • 2010 Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Faculty Research Award

Research Areas

  • Broiler breeder management, and reproductive/environmental physiology
  • Commercial layer pathology (specif. Mycoplasma gallisepticum) and nutrition
  • Broiler hatching egg incubation, embryogenesis, and shell quality
  • Post-hatch broiler performance

Outreach

  • Presentation of seminars domestically and internationally on improving performance in poultry
  • Publish research findings emphasizing both basic and applied principles in international journals
  • Disseminate research findings to Mississippi poultry companies


Graduate Student(s)
:

Oluwaseun Durojaye
Saman Fatemi


Selected Publications

Zhai, W., E. D. Peebles, M. W. Schilling, Y. Mercier. 2016. Effects of dietary lysine and methionine supplementation on Ross 708 male broilers from 21 to 42 days of age (I): growth performance, meat yield, and cost effectiveness. Journal of Applied Poultry Research. 25:197-211. Download

Zhai, W., E. D. Peebles, X. Wang, P. D. Gerard, H. Olanrewaju, Y. Mercier. 2016. Effects of dietary lysine and methionine supplementation on Ross 708 male broilers from 21 to 42 days of age (III): Serum metabolites, hormones, and their relationship with growth performance. Journal of Applied Poultry Research 25:223-231. Download

Zhai, W., M. W. Schilling, V. Jackson, E. D. Peebles, Y. Mercier. 2016. Effects of dietary lysine and methionine supplementation on Ross 708 male broilers from 21 to 42 days of age (II): Breast meat quality. Journal of Applied Poultry Research 25:212-222. Download

Bello A, M. Nascimento, N. Pelici, S. K. Womack, W. Zhai, P. D. Gerard, E. D. Peebles. 2015. Effects of the in ovo injection of 25-hydroxycholecalciferol on the yolk and serum characteristics of male and female broiler embryos. Poultry Science. 94:734-739. Download

Wang, X., E. D. Peebles, R. M. Bricka, W. Zhai. 2015. Protein source and nutrient density in the diets of male broilers from 8 to 21 days of age: effects on tibia dimension, breaking strength, and mineral density. The Journal of Poultry Science 52: 197-205. Download

Wang, X., E. D. Peebles, T. W. Morgan, R. L. Harkess, W. Zhai. 2015. Protein source and nutrient density in the diets of male broilers from 8 to 21 d of age: Effects on small intestine morphology. Poultry Science 94:61-67. Download

Bello, A., M.R. Bricka, P.D. Gerard, E.D. Peebles. 2014. Effects of commercial in ovo injection of 25-hydroxycholecalciferol on broiler bone development and mineralization on d 0 and 21 post-hatch. Poultry Science 93:1055-1058. Download

Bello, A., P. Y. Hester, P. D. Gerard, W. Zhai, E. D. Peebles. 2014. Effects of commercial in ovo injection of 25-hydroxycholecalciferol on bone development and mineralization in male and female broilers. Poultry Science 93:2734-2739. Download

Bello, A., W. Zhai, P. D. Gerard, E. D. Peebles. 2014. Effects of the commercial in ovo injection of 25-hydroxycholecalciferol on broiler posthatch performance and carcass characteristics. Poultry Science 93: 155-162. Download

Peebles, E. D., R. Pulikanti, W. Zhai, P. D. Gerard. 2014. Relationships of incubational hatching egg characteristics to posthatch body weight and processing yield in Ross × Ross 708 broilers. Journal of Applied Poultry Research. 23:34-40. Download

Wang, X., E. D. Peebles, W. Zhai. 2014. Effects of protein source and nutrient density in the diets of male broilers from 8 to 21 days of age on their subsequent growth, blood constituents, and carcass compositions. Poultry Science. 93:1463-1474. Download

Zhai, W., E. D. Peebles, L. Mejia, C. D. Zumwalt, A. Corzo. 2014. Effects of dietary amino acid density and metabolizable energy level on the growth and meat yield of summer-reared broilers. Journal of Applied Poultry Research. 23 :501-515. Download

Bello, A., W. Zhai, P.D. Gerard, E.D. Peebles. 2013. Effects of the commercial in ovo injection of 25-hydroxychloecalciferol on the hatchability and hatching chick quality of broilers. Poultry Science, Vol. 92:2551-2559. Download

Evans, J.D., S.A. Leigh, S.D. Collier, E.D. Peebles, S.L. Branton. 2013. Spray application of live attenuated F strain-derived mycoplasma gallisepticum vaccines. Applied Poultry Research, Vol. 22:842-848. Download

Pulikanti, R., E.D. Peebles, L.W. Bennett, W. Zhai, P.D. Gerard. 2013. Physiological relationships of the middle and late post-hatch performance of broilers to their embryo and eggshell characteristics. Poultry Science, Vol. 50(4):375-380. Download

Zhai, W., E.D. Peebles, C.D. Zumwalt, L. Mejia, A. Corzo. 2013. Effects of dietary amino acid density regimens on growth performance and meat yield of Cobb X Cobb 700 broilers. Poultry Science, Vol. 22:447-460. Download

Bello, A., D.E. Rowe, M.R. Bricka, A. Parker, W. Zhai, and E.D. Peebles. 2012. Effects of in ovo injection of 25-hydroxycholecalciferol on bone mineralization in Ross X Ross broilers. Poultry Science 91 (Supplement 1) 91:196.

Bello, A., P.D. Gerard, W. Zhai, S.K. Womack, and E.D. Peebles. 2012. Effects of in ovo injection of 25-hydroxycholecalciferol on bone development in Ross x Ross 708 broilers. Poultry Science 91 (Supplement 1):21.

Evans, J.D., R. Jacob, S.A. Leigh, S.D. Collier, E.D. Peebles, S.L. Branton. 2012. A comparative study of live attenuated F strain-derived Mycoplasma gallispeticum vaccines applied via spray. Poultry Science 91 (supplement 1):148.

Evans, J.D., S.A. Leigh, J.L. Purswell, R. Jacob, E.D. Peebles, S.D. Collier, S.L. Branton. 2012. A comparative study of live attenuated F strain-derived Mycoplasma gallispeticum vaccines. Avian Diseases 56:396-401. Download

Jacob, R., E.D. Peebles, S.A. Leigh, S.L. Branton, J.D. Evans. 2012. Effects of spray dosage of a live attenuated Mycoplasma gallispeticum vaccine on the vaccination efficiency and associated in vivo M. gallispeticum populations in layers. Poultry Science 91 (Supplement 1):197.

Jacob, R., E.D. Peebles, S.A. Leigh, S.L. Branton, J.D. Evans. 2012. Vaccination efficiency of F-strain derived live attenuated mycoplasma gallisepticum vaccines in layers. Journal of Mississippi Academey of Sciences 57(1):37-38.

Jacob, R., S.L. Branton, E.D. Peebles. 2012. Effects of different pre-lay mycoplasma gallisepticum vaccines in conjunction with an F-strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum challenge overlay on the performance characteristics of commercial layers. Poultry Science 91 (Supplement 1):73.

Peebles, E.D. 2012. Study Guide for Introductory Genetics - Fourth Edition. Kendall Hunt Publishing Company ISBN 978-1-4652-1078-4.

Peebles, E.D., B. McGruder, W. Zhai, M.M. Keralapurath, P.D. Gerard. 2012. Effects of the in ovo injection of various nutrients in combination with theophylline and potassium chloride on the hatchability and post-hatch physiology of broilers. World's Poultry Science Journal 68 (Supplement 1):57.

Peebles, E.D., K. Bafundo, S.K. Womack, W. Zhai, R. Pulikanti, L.W. Bennett. 2012. Effects of nicarbazin and increased photoperiod on blood glucose and liver glucose and glycogen concentration in male broilers. Poultry Science 91 (Supplement 1):196.

Peebles, E.D., K. Bafundo, S.K. Womack, W. Zhai, R. Pulikanti, L.W. Bennett. 2012. Effects of nicarbazin on the blood glucose and liver glycogen statuses of male broilers. Poultry Science 91:2183-2188. Download

Peebles, E.D., M.R. Burnham, S.L. Branton, K.O. Willeford, and P.D. Gerard. 2012. Effects of F-strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum inoculation at twelve weeks of age on serum vitellogenin concentrations in commercial egg laying hens. International Journal of Poultry Science, Vol. 11(10):654-657. Download

Peebles, E.D., M.R. Burnham, S.L. Branton, P.D. Gerard. 2012. An F-strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum inoculation at twelve weeks of age does not modify the effects of fasting during lay on the blood characteristics of commercial egg laying hens. International Journal of Poultry Science 11(10):611-615. Download

Peebles, E.D., S.L. Branton. 2012. Mycoplasma gallisepticum in the commercial egg-laying hen: A historical perspective considering the effects of pathogen strain, age of the bird at inoculation, and diet on performance and physiology. Journal of Applied Poultry Research 21:897-914. Download

Peebles, E.D., W. Zhai, P.D. Gerard. 2012. Comparative evaluation of air cell and egg shell temperature measurement methodologies for the estimation of embryo temperature in broiler hatching eggs. Poultry Science 91:1536-1541. Download

Pulikanti, R., E.D. Peebles, A. Sokale, W.R. Maslin. 2012. Histological changes in the broiler embryonic pipping muscle between days 15 and 19 of incubation. Poultry Science 91 (Supplement 1):249.

Pulikanti, R., E.D. Peebles, A. Sokale, W.R. Maslin. 2012. Histological changes in the broiler embryonic pipping muscle between days 15 and 19 of incubation. International Journal of Poultry Science 11(7):427-432. Download

Pulikanti, R., E.D. Peebles, W. Zhai, L.W. Bennett, P.D. Gerard. 2012. Physiological relationships of the early post-hatch performance of broilers to their embryo and eggshell characteristics. Poultry Science 91:1552-1557. Download

Pulikanti, R., E.D. Peebles, W. Zhai, P.D. Gerard. 2012. Determination of emryonic temperature profiles and eggshell water vapor conductance constants in incubating Ross X Ross 708 broiler hatching eggs using temperature transponders. Poultry Science 91:55-61. Download

Purswell, J.L., J.D. Evans, S.A. Leigh, S.D. Collier, H. Olanrewaju, E.J. Kim, G.T. Pharr, E.D. Peebles, S.L. Branton. 2012. Mycoplasma gallisepticum transmission: Comparison of commercial F-strain vaccine versus layer complex-derived field strains in a tunnel ventilated house. Poultry Science 91:3072-3079. Download

Silva, S., W. Zhai, E.D. Peebles. 2012. Effects of in ovo injection of caffeine and theophylline on hatchability of broilers. Poultry Science (Supplement 1) 91:250.

Sokale, A., E.D. Peebles, R. Pulikanti, K. Pendarvis, T. Pechan. 2012. Protome profile of pipping muscle lymph in the broiler embryo. Poultry Science 91 Supplement 1:250.

Zhai, W., E.D. Peebles, P.D. Gerard. 2012. Comparative evaluation of air cell and egg shell temperature measurement methodologies for the estimation of embryo temperature in broiler hatching eggs. Poultry Science 91 (Supplement 1):196.

Dooley, M., E.D. Peebles, W. Zhai, L. Mejia, C.D. Zumwalt, A. Corzo. 2011. Effects of L-carnitine via in ovo injection with or without L-carnitine feed supplementation on broiler hatchability and post-hatch performance. Journal of Applied Poultry Research 20:491-497. Download

McGruder, B. M., W. Zhai, M. M. Keralapurath, P. D. Gerard, E. D. Peebles. 2011. Effects of in ovo injection of theophylline and electrolyte solutions on hatchability and growth of broilers from day 0 to day 10 post-hatch. International Journal of Poultry Science 10:927-932. Download

McGruder, B., W. Zhai, M.M. Keralapurath, L.W. Bennett, P.D. Gerard, E.D. Peebles. 2011. Effects of in ovo injection of electrolyte solutions on the pre- and posthatch physiological characteristics os broilers. Poultry Science 90(5):1058-1066. Download

McGruder, B., W. Zhai, M.M. Keralapurath, P.D. Gerard, E.D. Peebles. 2011. Effects of in ovo injection of stiumlant solutions on growth and yolk utilization in broiler embryos. International Journal of Poultry Science 10(5):338-343. Download

Pulikanti, R., E.D. Peebles, P.D. Gerard. 2011. Physiological responses of broiler embryos to inovo implantation of temperature transponders. Poultry Science 90:308-313. Download

Pulikanti, R., E.D. Peebles, P.D. Gerard. 2011. Use of implantable temperature transponders for the accurate determination of air cell temperature, eggshell water vapor conductance, and their functional relationships in embryonated broiler hatching eggs. Poultry Science 90:1191-1196. Download

Sokale, A. O., E. D. Peebles, W. Zhai, K. Pendarvis, S. Burgess, T. Pechan. 2011. Proteome profile of the pipping muscle in broiler embryos. Proteomics. 11:4262-4265.Download

Zhai, W., D.E. Rowe, E.D. Peebles. 2011. Effects of commercial in ovo injection of carbohydrates on broiler embryogenesis. Poultry Science 90:1295-1301. Download

Zhai, W., P.D. Gerard, R. Pulikanti, E.D. Peebles. 2011. Effects of in Ovo injection of carbohydrates on embryonic metabolism, hatchability, and subsequent somatic characteristics of broiler hatchlings. Poultry Science 90:2134-2143. Download

Zhai, W., P.D. Gerard, R. Pulikanti, E.D. Peebles. 2011. Effects of in Ovo injection of carbohydrates on somatic characteristics and liver nutrient profiles of broiler embryos and hatchlings. Poultry Science 90(12):2681-2688. Download

Keralapurath, M.M., R.W. Keirs, A. Corzo, L.W. Bennett, R. Pulikanti, E.D. Peebles. 2010. Effects of in ovo injection of L-carnitine on subsequent broiler chick tissue nutrient profiles. Poultry Science 89:335-341. Download

Leigh, S.A., S.L. Branton, J.D. Evans, S.D. Collier, E.D. Peebles. 2010. Effects of vaccination with F strain mycoplasma gallisepticum on egg production and quality prarmeters of commercial layer hens previously. Poultry Science 89:501-504. Download

Park, S.W., M.R. Burnham, P.D. Gerard, S.K. Womack, E.D. Peebles. 2010. Influence of supplemental dietary poultry fat on the digestive and reproductive organ characteristics of commercial layers inoculated Before or at the onset of lay with F-strain mycoplasma gallisepticum. Poultry Science 89:248-253. Download

Park, S.W., S.L. Branton, P.D. Gerard, S.K. Womack, E.D. Peebles. 2010. Influence of supplemental dietary poultry fat, phytase, and 25-hydroxcholecalciferol on performance of commercial layers inoculated before or at the onset of lay with F-strain mycoplasma gallisepticum. Poultry Science 89:910-916. Download

Peebles, E.D., S.W. Park, S.L. Branton, S.K. Womack. 2010. Influence of supplemental dietary poultry fat, phytase, and 25-hydroxycholecalciferol on the digestive and reproductive organ characteristics of commercial layers inoculated before or at the onset of lay with F-strain mycoplasma gallisepticum. Poultry Science 89:910-916. Download

Peebles, E.D., S.W. Park, S.L. Branton, P.D. Gerard, S.K. Womack. 2010. Influence of supplemental dietary poultry fat, phytase, and 25-hydroxycholecalciferol on egg characteristics of commercial layers inoculated before or at the onset of lay with F-strain mycoplsama gallisepticum. Poultry Science 89:2078-2082. Download

Pulikanti, R., E.D. Peebles, R.W. Keirs, L.W. Bennett, M.M. Keralapurath, P.D. Gerard. 2010. Pipping muscle and liver metabolic profile changes and relationships in broiler embryos on days 15 and 19 of incubation. Poultry Science 89:860-865. Download

Keralapurath, M.M., E.D. Peebles, A. Corzo, S.K. Womack. 2009. Effects of in ovo injection of L-carnitine on subsequent broiler slaughter yield. Poultry Science 88(suppl 1):126. Download

Park, S.W., M.R. Burnham, S.L. Branton, P.D. Gerard, S.K. Womack, E.D. Peebles. 2009. Influence of supplemental dietary poultry fat on the performance of commercial layers inoculated before or at the onset of lay with F-strain mycoplasma gallisepticum. Poultry Science 88:1365-1372. Download

Park, S.W., M.R. Burnham, S.L. Branton, P.D. Gerard, S.K. Womack, E.D. Peebles. 2009. Influence of supplemental dietary poultry fat on the yolk characteristics of commercial layers inoculated before or at the onset of lay with F-strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum. Poultry Science 88:1883-1887. Download

Peebles, E.D., A.M. Vance, S.L. Branton, S.D. Collier, P.D. Gerard. 2009. Effects of time specific F-strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum inoculation overlays on prelay ts-11 strain M. Gallisepticum vaccination on blood characteristics of commercial laying hens. Poultry Science 88:911-916. Download

Peebles, E.D., S.W. Park, M.R. Burnham, S.L. Branton, P.D. Gerard, S.K. Womack. 2009. Influence of supplemental dietary poultry fat on the blood characteristics of commercial layers inoculated before or at the onset of lay with F-strain mycoplasma gallisepticum. International Journal of Poultry Science 8(9):824-828. Download

Pharr, G.T., A.M. Cooksey, B. McGruder, B. Felfoldi, E.D. Peebles, M.T. Kidd, J.P. Thaxton. 2009. Ephrin receptor expression in the embryonic bursa of fabricius. International Journal of Poultry Science 8(5):426-431. Download

Vance, A.M., S.L. Branton, S.D. Collier, P.D. Gerard, E.D. Peebles. 2009. Effects of Time Specific F-strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum Inoculation Overlays on Prelay ts 11-strain M. gallisepticum Vaccination on Digestive and Reproductive Organ characteristics of Commerical Egg-Laying Hens. Poultry Science 88:980-983. Download

Peebles, E.D. 2008. Study Guide for Introductory Genetics. Kendall/Hunt Publishing Co., Dubuque, IA. Third Edition.

Peebles, E.D., K.O. Willeford, R.W. Keirs, K.E. Nestor, Y.M. Saif, C. Wang, C.T. Matyi, J.W. Anderson, M.T. Kidd, R. Pulikanti. 2008. Use of a caprine serum fraction-immunomodulator to reduce mortality in commercial and large-bodied turkey lines infected with Pasteurella multocida. International Journal of Poultry Science 7(8):818-824. Download

Peebles, E.D., S.L. Branton, M.R. Burnham, S.K. Womack, P.D. Gerard. 2008. Effects of supplemental dietary phytase and 25-hydroxycholecalciferol on the performance characteristics of commercial layers inoculated before or at the onset of lay with the f-strain of Mycoplasma gallisepticum. Poultry Science 87:588-593. Download

Vance, A.M., S.L. Branton, S.D. Collier, P.D. Gerard, E.D. Peebles. 2008. Effects of prelay ts11-strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum inoculation and time specific F-strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum incoluation overlays on internal egg and eggshell characterstics of commercial laying hens. Poultry Science 87:1358-1363. Download

Vance, A.M., S.L. Branton, S.D. Collier, P.D. Gerard, E.D. Peebles. 2008. Effects of time specific F-strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum inoculation overlays on pre-lay ts11-strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum inoculation on performance characterstics of commercial laying hens. Poultry Science 87:655-660. Download

Viscione, K.A., S.L. Branton, A.M. Vance, P.D. Gerard, S.K. Womack, E.D. Peebles. 2008. Effects of 6/85-strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum inoculation alone at 10 weeks of age or in conjunction with F-strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum Inoculation overlays at 22 or 45 weeks of age on the performace of commerical egg laying hens. Poultry Science 87:588-593. Download