Adrian A. Barragan, DVM, MS, PhD

Adrian A. Barragan, DVM, MS, PhD

  • Associate Research Professor
  • Extension Veterinarian
112 Central Milk Testing Lab
University Park, PA 16802

Areas of Expertise

  • Transition cow management
  • Dairy cattle reproduction
  • Farm personnel training and performance
  • Dairy production medicine
  • Cow comfort

Education

  • PhD, Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, The
  • Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2017
  • MS, Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, The
  • Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2015
  • DVM, University of La Plata, Faculty of
  • Veterinary Sciences, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Publications

Assessment of the effects of prepartum anti-inflammatory therapies on type 1/type 2 immunity ratio using a rapid blood test
JDS Communications, Spring, J., Huo, Q., Jimenez, E., Martinez, M., Zarei, P., Lection, J., Hovingh, E., Lawhead, J., Sorto Cruz, R. H., Barragan, A. A., 2024

Evaluating the effects of a prepartum oral treatment with acetylsalicylic acid on postpartum cow health and milk yield in Holstein dairy cows
2022 ARPAS, Jimenez, Esteban, Barragan, Adrian, 2022

Assessment of human resources practices for English speaking and Spanish-speaking personnel in dairy farms in Pennsylvania.
2022 ADSA Annual Meeting, Martinez, Marcela, Barragan, Adrian, 2022

Assessment of the associations between haptoglobin concentration during the late dry period and calving-related events in dairy cattle
2022 ADSA Annual Meeting, Shabloski, Mikel, Barragan, Adrian, 2022

Assessment of the effects of prepartum anti-inflammatory therapies on body condition score, daily milk yield, and daily rumination time in Holstein dairy cows
2022 ADSA Annual Meeting, Spring, Jacqueline, Barragan, Adrian, 2022

Assessment of the effects of prepartum anti-inflammatory therapies on cow health and reproductive performance in Holstein dairy cows
2022 ADSA Annual Meeting, Jimenez, Esteban, Barragan, Adrian, 2022

Associations between clinical metritis and type 1/type 2 immunity in postpartum Holstein dairy cows
2022 ADSA Annual Meeting, Jimenez, Esteban, Barragan, Adrian, 2022

The effects of administration of acetylsalicylic acid to dairy cows after calving on milk yield and health performance
2022 ADSA Annual Meeting, Piñeiro, Juan, Barragan, Adrian, 2022

Anti-inflammatory therapy and daily milk and rumination
2022 Penn State Extension Annual Conference, Jimenez, Esteban, Barragan, Adrian, 2022

Safety and Covid vaccination differences between Spanish and English speaking workers in PA
2022 Penn State Extension Annual Conference, Martinez, Marcela, Barragan, Adrian, 2022

Body condition in transition cows
Progressive Dairy, Barragan, Adrian, 2021

Assessment of influential factors for scours associated with cryptosporidium sp., rotavirus and coronavirus in calves from argentinean dairy farms
Animals, Bertoni, Emiliano, Barragán, Adrián A., Bok, Marina, Vega, Celina, Martínez, Marcela, Gil, José F., Cimino, Rubén O., Parreño, Viviana, 2021

Association of prepartum lying time with nonesterified fatty acids and stillbirth in prepartum dairy heifers and cows
Journal of Dairy Science, Menichetti, B. T., Piñeiro, J. M., Barragan, A. A., Relling, A. E., Garcia-Guerra, A., Schuenemann, G. M., 2020

Administration of acetylsalicylic acid after parturition in lactating dairy cows under certified organic management: Part II. Biomarkers of nociception, inflammation, and stress
Journal of Dairy Science, Barragan, A. A., Bauman, L. M., Schuenemann, G. M., Velez, J., Lakritz, J., Coetzee, J. F., Gonzalez, J. D.Rozo, Piñeiro, J. M., Menichetti, B., Bas, S., 2020

Administration of acetylsalicylic acid after parturition in lactating dairy cows under certified organic management: Part I. Milk yield, milk components, activity patterns, fertility, and health
Journal of Dairy Science, Barragan, A. A., Bauman, L., da Costa, L., Velez, J., Gonzalez, J. D.Rozo, Schuenemann, G. M., Menichetti, B., Piñeiro, J., Bas, S., 2020

Effects of postpartum acetylsalicylic acid on metabolic status, health, and production in lactating dairy cattle
Journal of Dairy Science, Barragan, A. A., Hovingh, E., Bas, S., Lakritz, J., Byler, L., Ludwikowski, A., Takitch, S., Zug, J., Hann, S., 2020

A field case study: Body condition change and metabolic status of transition cows in a small dairy farm.
2020 ADSA Annual Meeting, Rosales, Mauricio, Barragan, Adrian, 2020

Assessment of the effect of intrauterine dextrose infusion on clinical cure rate, daily milk yield and daily rumination in post-partum dairy cows diagnosed with clinical metritis
2020 ADSA Annual Meeting, Hamilton, Julia, Barragan, Adrian, 2020

Maximizing Feed Intake: Key for Transition Cow Success
Dairy Herd Management, Barragan, Adrian, 2019

Short communication: Assessment of biomarkers of inflammation in the vaginal discharge of postpartum dairy cows diagnosed with clinical metritis
Journal of Dairy Science, Barragan, A. A., Lakritz, J., Carman, M. K., Bas, S., Hovingh, E., Schuenemann, G. M., 2019

Associations of postpartum lying time with culling, milk yield, cyclicity, and reproductive performance of lactating dairy cows
Journal of Dairy Science, Piñeiro, J. M., Menichetti, B. T., Barragan, A. A., Relling, A. E., Weiss, W. P., Bas, S., Schuenemann, G. M., 2019

Associations of pre- and postpartum lying time with metabolic, inflammation, and health status of lactating dairy cows
Journal of Dairy Science, Piñeiro, J. M., Menichetti, B. T., Barragan, A. A., Relling, A. E., Weiss, W. P., Bas, S., Schuenemann, G. M., 2019

Effects of a new preventive strategy with acetylsalicylic acid on daily milk yield, milk conductivity and rumination in dairy cows after calving.
Journal of Dairy Sci, Ludwikowski, A, Barragan, A, Bas, S, Hovingh, Ernest, Takitch, S., Zug, J, Hann, S, 2019

Assessment of daily activity patterns and biomarkers of pain, inflammation, and stress in lactating dairy cows diagnosed with clinical metritis
Journal of Dairy Science, Barragan, A. A., Piñeiro, J. M., Schuenemann, G. M., Rajala-Schultz, P. J., Sanders, D. E., Lakritz, J., Bas, S., 2018

Effects of postpartum acetylsalicylic acid on uterine diseases and reproductive performance in dairy cattle
JDS Communications, Barragan, A. A., Bas, S., Hovingh, Ernest Peter, Byler, L., 2018

Handwritten records: An important tool to monitor health in transition cows
Progressive Dairy, Barragan, Adrian, Rosales, Mauricio, 2018

Effect of ketosis on lying time in transition dairy cows.
Journal of Dairy Sciences, Piñeiro, Juan, Barragan, Adrian, 2018

Effects of oral administration of acetylsalicylic acid on physiological parameters and biomarkers of inflammation, pain and stress in organic dairy cows that experienced vulvar lesion at calving
2018 ADSA Annual Meeting, Barragan, Adrian, 2018

Reference blood parameter for Holstein dairy cows diagnosed with different health events.
2018 ADSA Annual Meeting, Barragan, Adrian, 2018

Assessment of the associations of management practices during the dry period and activity patterns in dairy cattle
2021 ADSA Annual Meeting, Barragan, Adrian, 2018

Effect of prepartum lying time on stillbirth in transition dairy heifers and cows.
2018 ADSA Annual Meeting, Menichetti, Bernardo, Barragan, Adrian, 2018

Assessment of an application for touchscreen devices to record calving-related events in dairy herds and monitor personnel performance
Journal of Dairy Science, Barragan, A. A., Workman, J. D., Bas, S., Proudfoot, K. L., Schuenemann, G. M., 2016

Effect of intrauterine dextrose on reproductive performance of lactating dairy cows diagnosed with purulent vaginal discharge under certified organic management
Journal of Dairy Science, Maquivar, M. G., Barragan, A. A., Velez, J. S., Bothe, H., Schuenemann, G. M., 2015