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Animal Science - Swine Nutrition
Evaluation of crude glycerin in swine
The objective of the proposed research was to determine the variation in metabolizable energy (ME) content of crude glycerin samples from a several biodiesel production facilities using different...
Animal Science - Swine Nutrition
Critical review of literature on feeding bio-fuels co-products to pigs.
The digestibility of nutrients in distillers co-products vary among sources. The variability is of the same magnitude as for other co-products. Heat damage to lysine often occurs, which results...
Animal Science - Swine Nutrition
Digestibility of dietary fiber from distillers co-products fed to growing pigs
The rapidly increasing production of ethanol is generating large amounts of distillers’ co-products that are available for swine feeding programs. These co-products can help reduce feed cost....
Animal Science - Swine Nutrition
Corn distillers dried grains (DDGS) for growing-finishing swine
A nutrition study was conducted to investigate the feeding value of DDGS for growing-finishing swine. Specifically, growing-finishing diets were developed that contain 0 (control), 5, 10, and 15%...
Animal Science - Swine Nutrition
Management guide for reduced usage of antibiotics in swine production
A summary of research conducted to investigate possibilities for reducing the negative impact of discontinuing the use of antibiotic growth promoters has documented that many management tools are...
Animal Science - Swine Nutrition
Critical Review of Acidifiers
The inclusion of various organic acids or their salts to diets improves the growth performance of pigs and helps in preventing scouring and high mortality post-weaning. The beneficial effects of...
Animal Science - Swine Nutrition
Critical Review of Functional Animal Proteins
Spray-dried plasma and immune egg products provide dramatic benefits when added to diets of young weaned pigs. Spray-dried plasma increases growth rate and resistance to enteric infection, while...
Animal Science - Swine Nutrition
Carbohydrate and Bacterial Non-antibiotic Production Enhancers
Although there is a relatively small data set on specific probiotic or prebiotic treatments, especially when the experiments also have an antibiotic treatment as a positive control, there is an...
Animal Science - Swine Nutrition
Critical review on botanical extracts as alternatives production enhancers in swine production system
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