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Animal Science - Swine Nutrition
Gut physiology and metabolomics profile of pigs fed diets with carbohydrases enzymes and distillers dried grains with solubles
Feeding high fiber feed ingredients (e.g. wheat middlings and corn distillers dried grains with solubles) significantly decreases feed efficiency of pigs. However, the addition of carbohydrase...
Animal Science - Swine Nutrition
Refining a model to investigate the interactive effects of health status and nutrition on nutrient and energy utilization in pigs
Each year the National Pork Board identifies infectious disease prevention as a high-priority research area. The prevention and treatment of diseases common to swine operations represents a...
Animal Science - Swine Nutrition
Evaluation of dietary soybean meal replacement on grow-finisher pig performance when challenged with PRRS and Mycoplasma
The amino acids requirements of growing-finishing pigs are met by utilizing a variety of protein rich ingredients, including soybean meal (SBM) and distillers dried grains with solubles, as well as...
Animal Science - Swine Nutrition
Development of "Nutritional Tools" to Estimate ME Content in Rendered Animal Protein By-products for Swine – Revised with Expanded Objectives
Rendering is a process of grinding, heating, partial separation of fat, and drying of a wide array of inedible animal and carcass tissues, including blood, feathers, muscle, bones, fat, and...
Animal Science - Swine Nutrition
Evaluating nutritional strategies to mitigate the negative impact PRRS has on grow-finisher pig performance
Of the health challenges the swine industry face, Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) virus is arguably one of the most economically costly viruses to U.S. and world pork production....
Animal Science - Swine Nutrition
Enhancing nutrient utilization of corn DDGS by feed enzymes in the pig intestine
Price and availability of conventional feedstuffs like corn and wheat used in pig diets are widely variable due to the variation in production and ever-increasing demand. This is also because...
Animal Science - Swine Nutrition
Maximizing the utilization of lower energy, higher fiber feedstuffs through more focused and effective use of xylanase
This project speaks directly to the objective of the National Pork Board to “enhance nutrient extraction from low energy feedstuffs including but not limited to the effect of dietary...
Animal Science - Swine Nutrition
Correlation between physical characteristics of diets and absorption of energy by pigs
Distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS), wheat middlings, and soybean hulls are cost-effective co-products that may replace some corn in swine diets. However, these co-products contain more...
Animal Science - Swine Nutrition
An Integrated Evaluation of the Nutrient Uplift Provided by Xylanase in Finishing
The current study evaluated the efficacy of xylanase and phytase supplementation to growing-finishing pigs fed diets containing a high amount of by-products (corn DDGS, corn germ meal and wheat...
Animal Science - Swine Nutrition
Improving milk production efficiency and mitigating feed costs in lactating sows through dietary crude protein abatement and crystalline amino acid supplementation under thermo neutral and thermal stress environment model
Objectives:To determine if lactating sows can be fed diets containing less protein in order to reduce the quantity of nitrogen excreted into the environment. To determine if sows fed...
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