Managing for Quail

Cooper, S.M., S. Jhala, D. Rollins, and R.A. Feagin. 2015.  Nocturnal movements and habitat selection of mesopredators encountering bobwhite nests. Wildlife Society Bulletin 39(1):138-146. DOI: 10.1002/wsb.499.

Cooper, S.M., D. Rollins, S. Jhala. 2013. Distribution of common raccoons and coyotes during quail nesting season. Proceedings of the Quail National Quail Symposium. 7:273.
Cooper, S.M., J.C. Cathey, D.L. Alford, and S.S. Sieckenius. 2009. Influence of rainfall, type of range and brush management on abundance of northern bobwhites (Colinus virginianus) in southern Texas. Southwestern Naturalist 54(1): 13-18.

White-tailed Deer

Cooper, S.M., S.S. Sieckenius, and A.L. Silva. 2013 Dentine method: Aging white-tailed deer by tooth measurements. Wildlife Society Bulletin. 37(2): 451-457.

Cooper. S.M. 2012. AgriLife deer aging chart. Texas AgriLife Extension Publication ESP-473.

Cooper, S.M., and D. I. Leskovar. 2012. Selective feeding on artichoke foliage by white-tailed deer in Texas. Acta Horticulturae 942:221-224

Cooper, S.M., H.L. Perotto-Baldivieso, M.G. Meek, M. Figeroa-Pagan and M.K. Owens. 2011. Influence of ranch infrastructure on the spatial distribution of white-tailed deer on South Texas rangeland. Deer Biology, Production, Management and Conservation Special Issue. Animal Production Science 51(4):xviii.

Moseley, W.A., S.M. Cooper, D.G. Hewitt, T.E. Fullbright, and C.A. DeYoung. 2011 Effects of supplemental feeding and density of white-tailed deer on rodents. Journal of Wildlife Management 75 (3):675-681.

Seabury, C.M., E.K. Bhattarai, J.F. Taylor, G.G. Viswanathan, S.M. Cooper, D.S. Davis, S.E. Dowd, M.L. Lockwood, and P.M. Seabury. 2011. Genome-wide polymorphism and compartive analyses in the white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus): A model for conservation genomics. Public Library of Science One. 6(1):e15811.9pp
Brown, R.D., and S.M. Cooper. 2006 The nutritional, ecological and ethical arguments against baiting and feeding deer. Wildlife Society Bulletin 34(2):51-524.

Wright, B., R. Lyons, S. Cooper, and J. Cathey. 2002. White-tailed Deer Browse Preferences for South Texas and the Edwards Plateau. Texas Cooperative Extension Publication. B-6130.


Schattenberg, P. 2013 Give me a home where the dama gazelles roam

Cooper, S.M. and M. Van Der Merwe. 2013/4 Game ranching for meat production in marginal African agricultural lands. Journal of Arid Land Studies 24(1):249-252.

Cooper, S.M. 2012. Venison lessons from Texas. Wildlife Ranching 5 (4):76-79.

Animal Health

Makhado, R., M. Potgieter, W. Luus-Powell, S. Cooper, C. Oppong, G. Kopij, C. Mutisi, and S. Makhabu. Tragelaphus strepsiceros browse during the dry season in the mopani veld of Limpopo Province South Africa. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa Journal. DOI:  10.1080/0035919X.2015.1102174

Kramm M. K. III., M. R. Gutierrez, T. D. Luepke, C. C. Daniels, L. E. Hoffman, C. Soria, I. D. Parker, R.R. Lopez, and S. M. Cooper Prevalence of Trypanosoma cruzi in Free-Ranging Mammalian Populations in South Texas. Journal of Wildlife Diseases. (2015-06-143R1)

Pepin, K. M., A. J. Davis, J. Beasley, R. Boughton, T. Campbell, S. M. Cooper, W. Gaston, S. Hartley, J. C. Kilgo, S. Wisely, C. Wyckoff, and K. VerCauteren. 2016. Contact heterogeneities in wild pigs: implications for disease management and future research Ecosphere MS #ES15-0044

Fisher, A.C., G. Schuster, W. J. Cobb, A.J. James, S.M. Cooper, A. Perez de Leon, and P. J. Holeman 2013. Molecular characterization of Trypanosoma (Megatrypanum) spp. infecting cattle (Bos taurus), white-tailed deer (Odocoileus vriginianus) and elk (Cervus elaphus canadensis) in the United States. Veterinary Parasitology 197(1):29-42.

Ramos, C.M., S.M. Cooper, and P.J. Holman. 2010 Molecular and serologic evidence for Babesia bovis-like parasites in white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) in South Texas. Veterinary Parasitology 172 (3-4):214-220.
Cooper, S.M., H.M. Scott, G.R. De La Garza, A.L. Deck, and J.C. Cathey.2010. Distribution and Inter-species contact of feral swine and cattle on rangeland in South Texas: Implications of disease transmission. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 46(1):152-164.

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