Kelley Wamsley

Kelley Wamsley

Associate Professor




Mailing Address:
105 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:
  • Determine the nutritional consequences of feed manufacture
  • Evaluate the practical application of feed additives and alternative feed ingredients
  • Assess the efficacy of exogenous feed enzymes

Outreach:
  • Work directly with the Mississippi and surrounding poultry industry to help improve poultry performance through feed
  • Attend and participate in workshops, field days, and industry meetings, as well as national and international scientific poultry meetings
  • Publish research in peer-reviewed journals, as well as newsletters and popular press journals
  • Encourage students to think critically and help prepare them for real-world problems and careers in the poultry industry

Graduate Students

Publications

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
Hirai, R. A., L. Meija, C. Coto, J. Caldas, C. D. McDaniel, K. G. S. Wamsley. 2019. Evaluating the response of Cobb MV x Cobb 500 broilers to varying amino acid density regimens for a small bird program. Journal of Applied Poultry Science 28(3):16-30. Download

2019
Lemons, M., C. D. McDaniel, J. Moritz, K. G. S. Wamsley. 2019. Increasing average feed particle size during the starter period maximizes Ross x Ross 708 male broiler performance. Journal of Applied Poultry Research 28(2):420-434. Download

2019
Lemons, M., C. D. McDaniel, J. Moritz, K. G. S. Wamsley. 2019. Interactive effects of high or low feed form and phase of feeding on performance of Ross x Ross 708 male broilers throughout a 46 d growout. Journal of Applied Poultry Research 28(3):616-630.  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
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
Wamsley, K. G. S., J. Moritz. 2018. Effects of yeast fermentation product inclusion during the brooder phase and grower/finisher phase feed form effects on large tom performance using feed produced at a commercial mill. Journal of Applied Poultry Research 27(2):206-214.  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
Cardenas, C., W. Zhai, K. G. S. Wamsley. 2017. Effects of various feed additive strategies on broilers given 10x live coccidiosis vaccine. Journal of Applied Poultry Research 26(2):99-110.  Download

2017
Sellers, R. B., P. B. Tillman, J. S. Moritz, K. G. S. Wamsley. 2017. The effects of strain and incremental improvements in feed form on d 28 to 42 male broiler performance. The Journal of Applied Poultry Research 26(2):192-199. 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

2013
Wamsley, K.G., R.E. Loar, K. Karges, J.S. Moritz. 2013. The use of practical diets and regression analyses to determine the utilization of lysine and phosphorus in corn distillers dried grains and solubles using Cobb 500 male broilers. Journal of Applied Poultry Research, Vol. 22:279-297. Download

2012
Wamsley, K.G., C.K. Gehring, A. Corzo, E.A. Fontana, J.S. Moritz. 2012. Effects of inorganic feed phosphate on feed quality and manufacturing efficiency. Journal of Applied Poultry Science 21:823-829.  Download

2012
Wamsley, K.G., R.E. Loar, K. Karges, J.S. Moritz. 2012. Establishing the bioavailability of phosphorus in corn DDGS for D3-21 Cobb 500 male broilers. Poultry Science 91 (Supplement 1):22.