Title: Interim Department Head, Distinguished Achievement Professor and Regents Professor
Major Field of Interest: Reproductive Endocrinology
Office Phone: 575-646-2515 or 575-646-1004
Office Location: Knox Hall 204 or Knox 220
Endocrinology Laboratory Location: Knox Hall 235
B.S. - Agriculture from Tarleton State University - 1970
M.S. - Animal Science - Oklahoma State University - 1973
- Animal Breeding/Reproductive Physiology - Oklahoma State University - 1975
ANSC 370 - Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals
ANSC 504 - Animal Physiology Techniques
ANSC 509 - Endocrinology of Domestic Animals
ANSC 603 - Cardiovascular and Neural Physiology
605 - Endocrinology of Gestation, Parturition, and Lactation
Major Research Areas: Research in the Hallford laboratory centers around two major areas - improving the number of lambs born and interrupting seasonal/lactational anestrus to allow ewes to produce two lamb crops each year.
HONORS and AWARDS:
Cardinal Key Outstanding Teacher of the Year - NMSU
Distinguished Teaching Award - NMSU College of Agric. and Home Ec.
Gamma Sigma Delta Award for Distinguished Graduate Teaching Advisement - NMSU
Burlington Northern Foundation
Faculty Achievement Award for Excellence in Classroom
Teaching - NMSU
Outstanding Researcher Lecture Series - NMSU University Research Council
Distinguished Teacher Award - WSAS, ASAS
Distinguished Research Award - NMSU College of Agric. and Home Ec.
Robert L. Westhafer Award for Excellence in Teaching - NMSU
Tarleton State University Alumni Academic Forum
Donald C. Roush Award for Excellence in Teaching - NMSU
Distinguished Service Award - WSASAS, ASAS
Advanced Degree Graduate of Distinction - Oklahoma State Univ.
Outstanding Club Advisor - NMSU College of Agric. and Home Ec.
Amigo Award - New Mexico Wool Growers Association
FELLOW Award for Teaching - ASAS
University Research Council Award for Exceptional Achievement in Scholarly Activity
Distinguished Service Award - College of ACES
REGENTS Professor - NMSU
Distinguished Achievement Professor - NMSU
Caldwell, J. D., K. P. Coffey, J. A. Jennings, D. Philipp, A. N. Young, J. D. Tucker, D. S. Hubbell, T. Hess, M. L. Looper, C. P. West, M. C. Savin, M. P. Popp, D. L. Kreider, D. M. Hallford, and C. F. Rosenkrans. 2013. Performance by spring and fall-calving cows grazing with full, limited, or no access to toxic Neotyphodium coenophialum-infected tall fescue. J. Anim. Sci. 91: 465-476.
Camacho, L. E., J. M. Benavidez, and D. M. Hallford. 2012. Serum hormone profiles, pregnancy rates, and offspring performance of Rambouillet ewes treated with recombinant bovine somatotropin before breeding. J. Anim. Sci. 90: 2826-2835.
Castanon, B. I., A. D. Stapp, C. A. Gifford, L. J. Spicer, D. M. Hallford, and J. A. Hernandez-Gifford. 2012. Follicle-stimulating hormone regulation of estradiol production: Possible involvement of WNT2 and B-catenin in bovine granulosa cells. J. Anim. Sci. 90: 3789-3797.
Conway, L. A., D. M. Hallford, and S. A. Soto-Navarro. 2012. Effects of wet corn gluten feed and yellow grease on digestive function of cattle fed steam-flaked corn-based finishing diets. Anim. Feed Sci. Tech. 178: 20-26.
Utsumi, S. A., A. F. Cibils, R. E. Estell, S. A. Soto-Navarro, L. Chen, and D. M. Hallford. 2012. Effects of adding protein, condensed tannins, and polyethylene glycol to diets of sheep and goats fed one-seed juniper and low quality roughage. Small Rum. Res. In press.
Young, A. M., and D. M. Hallford. 2013. Validation of a fecal glucocorticoid metabolite assay to assess stress in the budgerigar (Melosittacus undulatus). Zoo Biol. 32: 112-116.