Aaron S. Kiess

Aaron S. Kiess

Associate Professor




Mailing Address:
100 Hill Poultry Science Bldg.
Mississippi State, MS 39762
Education:
  • Ph.D., West Virginia University
  • M.S., West Virginia University
  • B.S., West Virginia University

Research:
  • Pre-harvest Food Safety
  • Animal Well-being

Outreach:
  • Provide support to the Mississippi poultry industry.
  • Assist in research that improves broiler litter environment and safety of products produced by the Mississippi poultry industry.
  • Attend and participate in poultry science scientific meeting domestically and abroad.
  • Disseminate research findings through scientific journals, newsletters and workshops.

Graduate Students

Publications

2020
Adhikari, P., A. Kiess, R. Adhikari, R. Jha. 2020. An approach to alternative strategies to control avian coccidiosis and necrotic enteritis. Journal of Applied Poultry Research 29(2):515-534. Download

2019
Beck, C. N., C. D. McDaniel, K. G. S. Wamsley, A. S. Kiess. 2019. The potential for inoculating Lactobacillus animalis and Enterococcus faecium alone or in combination using commercial in ovo technology without negatively impacting hatch and post-hatch performance. Poultry Science 98(12): 7050-7062. Download

2019
Castañeda, C. D., C. D. McDaniel, H. Abdelhamed, A. Karsi, A. S. Kiess. 2019. Evaluating bacterial colonization of a developing broiler embryo after in ovo injection with a bioluminescent bacteria. Poultry Science 98(7):2997-3006. Download

2019
Dhakal, J., C. S. Sharma, R. Nannapaneni, T. J. Kim, C. D. McDaniel, A. S. Kiess. 2019. Effect of chlorine induced oxidative stress on biofilm forming ability of Salmonella at different temperatures, nutrient conditions, and substrates. Journal of Food Protection 82(1):78-92.  Download

2019
Dittoe, D., S. Ricke, A. S. Kiess. 2019. Commercial poultry production and gut function: A historical perspective. In S. Ricke (Ed.), Improving Gut Health in Poultry, Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing Limited, Cambridge.

2019
Skjøt-Rasmussen, L., D. Sandvang, A. Blanch, J. M. Nielsen, T. Styrishave, J. Schnabl, E. Brockmann, C. N. Beck, A. S. Kiess. 2019. Post hatch recovery of a probiotic Enterococcus faecium strain in the yolk sac and intestinal tract of broiler chickens after in ovo injection. FEMS Microbiology Letters 366(7). Download

2019
Wang, X., E. D. Peebles, A. S. Kiess, K. G. S. Wamsley, W. Zhai. 2019. Effects of coccidial vaccination and dietary antimicrobial alternatives on the growth performance, internal organ development, and intestinal morphology of Eimeria-challenged male broilers. Poultry Science 98(5):2054-2065. Download

2019
Wang, X., Y. Z. Farnell, A. S. Kiess, E. D. Peebles, K. G. S. Wamsley, W. Zhai. 2019. Effects of Bacillus subtilis and coccidial vaccination on cecal microbial diversity and composition of Eimeria-challenged male broilers. Poultry Science 98(9):3839-3849.  Download

2018
Bansal, M., R. Nannapaneni, C. S. Sharma, A. S. Kiess. 2018. Listeria monocytogenes response to sub-lethal chlorine induced oxidative stress on homologous and heterologous stress adaptation. Frontiers in Microbiology 9: 2050.  Download

2018
Dittoe, D. K., C. D. McDaniel, G. T. Tabler, A. S. Kiess. 2018. Windrowing poultry litter after a broiler house is sprinkled with water. Journal of Applied Poultry Research 27(1):1-15.  Download

2018
Dittoe, D. K., S. C. Ricke, A. S. Kiess. 2018. Organic acids and potential for modifying the avian gastrointestinal tract and reducing pathogens and disease. Frontiers of Veterinary Science 5:216.  Download

2018
Nascimento dos Santos, M., R. Ramachandran, A. S. Kiess, K. G. S. Wamsley, C. D. McDaniel. 2018. Impact of in vitro inoculation and dietary supplementation with Bacillus subtilis on sperm quality of aged White Leghorn roosters. Journal of Applied Poultry Research 27:304-315. Download

2018
Nascimento dos Santos, M., R. Ramachandran, A. S. Kiess, K. G. S. Wamsley, C. D. McDaniel. 2018. The impact of dietary yeast fermentation product derived from Saccharomyces cerevisiae on semen quality and semen microbiota of aged White Leghorn roosters. Journal of Applied Poultry Research 27:488-498. Download

2018
Obe, T., R. Nannapaneni, C. S. Sharma, A. S. Kiess. 2018. Homologous stress adaptation, antibiotic resistance and biofilm forming ability of Salmonella enterica serovar Heidelberg ATCC 8326 on different food-contact surfaces following exposure to sublethal chlorine concentrations. Poultry Science 97(3):951-961. Download

2018
Obe, T., R. Nannapaneni, C. S. Sharma, A. S. Kiess. 2018. Rugose morphotype of salmonella enterica serovar typhimurium atcc 14028 exhibits chlorine resistance and strong biofilm forming ability. International Journal of Poultry Science 17:295-305.  Download

2018
Triplett, M. D., P. H. Mota, W. Zhai, E. D. Peebles, C. D. McDaniel, A. S. Kiess. 2018. Investigating commercial in ovo technology as a strategy for introducing probiotic bacteria to broiler embryos. Poultry Science 97(2):658-666. Download

2018
Wang, X., A. S. Kiess, E. D. Peebles, K. G. S. Wamsley, W. Zhai. 2018. Effects of Bacillus subtilis and zinc on the growth performance, internal organ development, and intestinal morphology of male broilers with or without subclinical coccidia challenge. Poultry Science 97(11):3947-3956. Download

2017
Luck, B. D., J. D. Davis, J. L. Purswell, A. S. Kiess, S. J. Hoff. 2017. Assessing air velocity distribution in three sizes of commercial broiler houses during tunnel ventilation. Transactions of the ASABE 60(4):1313-1323.  Download

2017
Moore, A., R. Nannapaneni, A. Kiess, C.S. Sharma. 2017. Evaluation of USDA approved antimicrobials on the reduction of Salmonella and Campylobacter in ground chicken frames and their effect on meat quality. Poultry Science 96(7):2385-2392.  Download

2016
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

2016
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

2016
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

2016
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

2016
Wang, X., Y. Z. Farnell, A. S. Kiess, K. G. S. Wamsley, W. Zhai. 2016. Effects of prebiotics, probiotics, and their combination on growth performance and gut health of male broilers. Poultry Science 95:1332-1340. Download

2014
Nair, D., R. Nannapaneni, A. Kiess, B. Mahmoud, C.S. Sharma. 2014. Antimicrobial efficacy of lauric arginate against Campylobacter jejuni and spoilage organisms on chicken breast fillets. Poultry Science 93(10):2636-2640.  Download

2014
Nair, D.V., R. Nannapaneni, A. Kiess, W. Schilling, C.S. Sharma. 2014. Reduction of salmonella on turkey breast cutlets by plant derived compounds. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease 11:981-987.  Download

2014
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

2013
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

2013
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

2013
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

2013
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

2013
Kiess, A.S., M. Manangi, B.M. Cleveland, M.E. Wilson, K.P. Blemings. 2013. Effect of Dietary Lysine on Hepatic Lysine Catabolism in broilers. Poultry Science, Vol. 92:2697-2704. Download

2013
Purswell, J.L., J.D. Davis, A.S. Kiess, C.D. Coufal. 2013. Effects of frequency of multiple applications of litter amendment on litter ammonia and live performance in a shared airspace. Poultry Science, Vol. 22:469-473.  Download

2013
Schmidt, A.M., J.D. Davis, J.L. Purswell, Z. Fan, A.S. Kiess. 2013. Spatial Variablity of Heating Profiles in Windrowed Poultry Litter. Journal of Applied Poultry Research, Vol. 22:319-328. Download

2013
Sharma, C.S., A.C. Ates, P. Joseph, R. Nannapaneni, A.S. Kiess. 2013. Reduction of Salmonella in Skinless Chicken Breast Fillets by Lauric Arginate Surface Application. Poultry Science, Vol. 92:1419-1424.  Download

2013
Sharma, C.S., A.C. Ates, P. Joseph, R. Nannapaneni, K. Soni, M.W. Schilling, A.S. Kiess. 2013. Antimicrobial Effects of Lauric Arginate on Reduction of Salmonella spp. in Ground Chicken. International Journal of Food Science and Technology, Vol. 48:1410-1415.  Download

2012
Eberle, K.N., and A.S. Kiess. 2012. Phenotypic and genotypic methods for typing Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli in poultry. Poultry Science 91:255-264.  Download

2012
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.

2012
Garner, J.P., A.S. Kiess, J.A. Mench, R.C. Newberry, P.Y. Hester. 2012. The effect of cage and house design on egg production and egg weight of white leghorn hens: An epidemiological study. Poultry Science 91:1522-1535.  Download

2012
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.

2012
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.

2012
Kiess, A.S., P.Y. Hester, J.A. Mench, R.C. Newberry, J.P. Garner. 2012. A standardized cage measurement system: A versatile tool for calculating usable cage space. Journal of Applied Poultry Research 21:657-668. Download

2012
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

2012
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.

2012
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.

2012
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

2011
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

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

2011
Purswell, J.L., J.D. Davis, B.D. Luck, E.J. Kim, H. Olanrewaju, A.S. Kiess, S.L. Branton. 2011. Effects if elevated carbon dioxide concentrations on broiler chicken performance from 28 to 49 days. International Journal of Poultry Science 10(8):597-602.  Download

2011
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

2010
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

2010
Davis, J.D., J.L. Purswell, A.S. Kiess, E.P. Columbus. 2010. Evaluating chopped switchgrass as a litter material. International Journal of Poultry Science 9(1):10-13.  Download

2010
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

2010
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

2009
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).