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Dr. Cody Scott


Department of Agriculture

Professor/Research Scientist
  • Ph.D. (1995) Range Science, Utah State University
  • M.S. (1992) Animal Science, Angelo State University
  • B.S. (1990) Animal Science, Angelo State University

Range management, range plants and wildlife, grazing management, animal behavior. 

Courses Taught

RWM 2321 Forage Crop Production
RWM 3331 Principles of Range Management
RWM 3332 Range Improvements
RWM 3335 Range Plants 
RWM 4333 Range Wildlife Management
RWM 6338 Range Animal Nutrition
RWM 6339 Grazing Management
ASCI 4345 Animal Behavior and Welfare

  • Manipulating ruminant feeding behavior to prevent plant-induced toxicity
  • Increasing intake of invasive plants by livestock
  • The role of livestock in the spread of mesquite
  • Supplementation strategies to limit plant-induced toxicity
  • Cost-effective wildlife management of West Central Texas

Armke, F.W. and C.B. Scott. 1999. Using Cattle to disperse seeds for winter forage plants. Tex. J. Agric. Nat. Resour. 12:28-38.

Bisson, M.G., C.B. Scott, C.A. Taylor, Jr., and R.A. Moen. 2001. Activated charcoal and experience affect intake of juniper by goats. J. Range Manage. 54:274-278.

Branham, L.A., M.A. Carr, C.B. Scott, and T.R. Callaway. 2005. E. coli O157:H7 and Salmonella spp. in white-tailed deer and livestock. Current Issues in Gastrointestinal Microbiology. 6:25-29.

Coburn, C.A., B.J. May, D.R. Shelby, C.B. Scott, G.R. Engdahl. 1997. Effects of penned vs. pasture feeding techniques on cortisol levels in weaned Angus bulls Tex. J. Agri. Nat. Resour. 10:93-100.

Cook. R.W., C.B. Scott, and F.S. Hartmann. 2006. Using short-term goat consumption to reduce the number of mesquite seeds does not induce toxicity. Range. Ecol. Manage. (accepted).

Dunson, W.T, C.B. Scott, E.S. Campbell, C.A. Taylor, Jr., M.A. Carr, and T.R. Callaway. 2006. Rumen function and the ability of goats to consume redberry juniper (Juniperus pinchottii). Ch. ? Poisonous Plant Symposium, Logan, Utah.

Ellis, C.R., R.E. Jones, C.B. Scott, C.A. Taylor, Jr., J.W. Walker, and D.F. Waldron. 2005. Sire influence on juniper consumption by goats. Rangeland Ecology and Management 58:324-328

Frost, R.A., C.B. Scott, J.W. Walker, and F.S. Hartmann. 2003. Effects of origin, genetics, and experiences early in life on bitterweed consumption by sheep. Appl. Anim. Behav. Sci. 84:251-264.

Kneuper, C.L., C.B. Scott, and W.E. Pinchak. 2003. Consumption and dispersion of mesquite seeds by ruminants. J. Range Manage. 56:255-259.

Knutson, H.J., M.A. Carr, L.A. Branham, C.B. Scott, and T.R. Callaway. 2006. Effects of activated charcoal on binding E. coli O157:H7 and Salmonella typhimurium in sheep. Small Rumin. Res. (in press).

McMillan, Z., C.B. Scott, C.A. Taylor, Jr., and J.E. Huston. 2002. Nutritional quality and intake of prickly pear by goats. J. Range Manage. 55:139-143.

Poage, G.W. III, C.B. Scott, M.G. Bisson, F.S. Hartmann. 2000. Activated charcoal reduces bitterweed (Hymenoxys odorata) toxicosis in sheep. J. Range Manage. 53:73-78.

Slater, S.C., D. Rollins, R.C. Dowler, and C.B. Scott. 2001. Opuntia: a “prickly paradigm” for quail management in west-central Texas. Wild Soc. Bull. 29:713- 719.

Straka, E., C.B. Scott, C.A. Taylor, Jr., E. M. Bailey. 2004. Biological control of the toxic shrub juniper. pp. 436-442. In: Acamovic, T., C.S. Stewart, and T.W. Pennycott (eds.) Poisonous Plants and Related Toxins. CABI Publishing, London.

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