The University of Arizona

Peder Cuneo

Peder Cuneo
 
DVM University of California Davis 1979
Diplomate ABVP Beef Cattle 
Extension Veterinarian
 
University of Arizona
Arizona Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
2831 North Freeway
Tucson, Arizona 85705
Phone (520) 621-2356, ext 19
Fax (520) 626-8696
Email: cuneo@u.arizona.edu
 
Research Interests  
 
Production veterinary medicine, with emphasis on improving reproductive performance of cattle and post weaning health performance. Special interest in emerging diseases and foreign animal disease and there interaction with public information and policy. Field investigations through the AzVDL. Welfare issues of production livestock.
 
International Experience:
Mexico (small ruminant and beef cattle)
Russia    (dairy production)
Egypt (dairy production/beef production) dairy cattle and water buffalo
 
Courses Taught 
 
VSC 405    Principals of Livestock Health Management
VSC 399    Independent Study "The Calving Class"
 
Selected Publications
 
ALIRT Field Manual Ed 1-4 (2004-2009)
ALIRT First Responders Manual Ed 1 (2004)

Whitney, T. W., Glenn Duff, Peder Cuneo, David Henderson, David Schafer,
Dennis Hallford, Robert Collier, and Paula Gentry. 2006. Effects of weaning
programs on serum metabolites and hepatic IGF-1 mRNA of first calf heifers
or mature cows.
J Food Agric. Envir. 4(2):49-53. 2006

Sprinkle, JE, Cuneo, SP, Frederick, HM, Enns, RM, Schaer, DW, Carstens, GE,
Daugherty, SB, Noon, TH, Rickert, BM, and Reggiardo, C: Effects of a
long-acting trace mineral, reticulorumen bolus on range cow productivity and
trace mineral profiles.
  Journal of Animal Science, 84:1439-1456, 2006

Vladez, KE, Cuneo, SP, and Turzill, AM: Regulation of apoptosis in the
atresia of dominate bovine follicles of the first follicular wave following
ovulation.
  Society for Reproduction and Fertility 130 71-81 2005