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Daalkhaijav (Daal) Damiran Professional Research Associate


Animal and Poultry Science

Research Interests

Beef cattle, diet selection, hull-less barley, livestock-wildlife interactions, modeling nutrient supply, Mongolian rangelands, rangeland monitoring, synchrotron applications, dried distillers grains with solubles.


B.S.(Chemistry/Biology) Mongolian State Pedagogical University, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, Doctor of Agricultural Sciences, Mongolian Agricultural University, Zaisan-53, Ulaanbaatar Mongolia, Ph.D. (Animal Science/Rangeland Ecology & Management) Oregon State University

Selected Recent Publications

Darambazar, E., T. DelCurto, and D. Damiran. 2014. The influence of cow age on botanical composition of diets in mixed conifer mountain riparian areas in  Eastern Oregon of United States. Sustainable Agriculture Research 3(1):1-9. 

Damiran, D., Jonker, A., McKinnon J.J., McAllister, T., Abeysekara, S., Zhang, X.,Yari. M., and Yu, P. 2013. Evaluation of the feed value for ruminants of blends of corn and wheat distillers dried grains with solubles. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 61(18):4387-4395. 

Damiran, D., Zhang, X., and Yu, P. 2013. Optimized the utilization of the co-products from bioethanol processing and oat grain: Effect of blending on biochemical, biodegradation, and nutritional profiles. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 61(47):11517-11523. 

Darambazar, E., T. DelCurto, and Damiran, D. 2013. Changes in forage quantity and quality with continued late-summer cattle grazing a riparian pasture in Eastern Oregon of United States. Sustainable Agriculture Research 2(4):64-76. 

Krause, A. D., Lardner, H. A., McKinnon, J., Hendrick, S., Larson, K., Damiran, D. 2013. Comparison of grazing oat and pea crop residue versus feeding grass–legume hay on beef-cow performance, reproductive efficiency, and system cost. The Professional Animal Scientist 29 (5):535-545. 

Lardner, H.A., Ward, C. I., Darambazar, E., and Damiran, D. 2013. Comparison of cool season perennial grasses for forage production and nutritive value, steer performance and economic analysis. The Professional Animal Scientist 29:403-412. 

Lardner, H. A., Braul, L., Schwartzkopf-Genswein, K., Schwean-Lardner, K., Damiran, D, Darambazar, E. 2013. Consumption and drinking behaviour of beef cattle offered a choice f several water types. Livestock Science 157:577-585. 

Damiran, D., T. DelCurto, S. Findholt, B. Johnson, and M. Vavra. 2013. Comparison of bite-count and rumen evacuation techniques to estimate diet quantity and quality in grazing cattle. Rangeland Ecology and Management 66(1): 106-109. 

Abeysekara, S., Damiran, D., and P. Yu. 2013. Univariate and multivariate molecular spectral analyses of lipid related molecular 
structural components in relation to nutrient profile in feed and food mixtures.
 Spectrochim.Acta Part A: Biomolecular Spectroscopy 102:432-442.