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Animal Science - Swine Nutrition
Nutritional Strategies to Reduce Nursery-Finisher Disease Severity
Our goal was to better understand how to nutritionally manage poor-health pig flows to maximize pig performance in the face of disease pressures. Two objectives were addressed in three experimental...
Animal Science - Swine Nutrition
Quantifying the Presence of Viral Material in Feed Delivered in Iowa
Despite evaluating a feed sample for 14 feed mills for 16 weeks, there was no detection of PRRSV, PEDV, PDCoV, and TGEV in any of the 224 collected feed samples. These results do not disprove that...
Animal Science - Swine Nutrition
Improving performance of finishing pigs with supplemental Val, Ile, and Trp: Validating a meta-analysis model
Branched-chain amino acids (BCAA) are a collective group of amino acids (AA) made up of Leucine (Leu), Valine (Val), and Isoleucine (Ile). These three AA all share the first steps of catabolism, and...
Animal Science - Swine Nutrition
Determining how the pelleting process influences amino acid digestibility and availability for growth when feeding varying diets with increased levels of crystalline amino acids
Animal Science - Swine Nutrition
Optimizing nutritional strategies to improve the lifetime performance of healthy compromised pigs
Animal Science - Swine Nutrition
Does phytase release less phosphorus than we think, and are we under-feeding phosphorus to developing gilts?
Animal Science - Swine Nutrition
Targeted use of mega-doses of phytase in late finishing pigs to improve overall growth performance and profits
Animal Science - Swine Nutrition
Impact of dietary fiber on nutrient utilization by the pig and on the efficacy of the phytase enzyme
Animal Science - Swine Nutrition
Improving pig performance and economic return by application of ultra-high doses of phytase in finishing pigs
Animal Science - Swine Nutrition
Strategies to modify fiber structure and increase digestible energy in corn distillers dried grains with soluble
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