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Animal Science - Swine Nutrition
Strategies to modify fiber structure and increase digestible energy in corn distillers dried grains with soluble
Animal Science - Swine Nutrition
Effects of body weight and research conditions on the determination of the productive energy content of corn germ meal fed to growing-finishing pigs.
Corn germ meal (CGM), a co-product of the corn wet milling industry, is an ingredient that could be used to reduce the cost of swine diets. Efficient use of any ingredient requires an accurate...
Animal Science - Swine Nutrition
Improving the economic efficiency of fat utilization in pig diets by better quantifying the energy value of fat sources based on their chemical composition
Animal Science - Swine Nutrition
Determining the optimal dietary lysine:energy ratios for health challenged grow-finish pigs
Animal Science - Swine Nutrition
Novel feed processing methods of cold pelleting and fine ground corn segregation to maximize feed efficiency, nutrient utilization and economic return
Swine producers continue to grind to extremely fine particle sizes, which inherently produces a significant portion of the diet that is fine powder. The fine particles (< 150 microns) create...
Animal Science - Swine Nutrition
Energy and nutrient digestibility in 11 sources of wheat middlings
 Wheat middlings and red dog are co-products from the wheat processing industry and are the high-fiber leftovers from production of wheat flour. There is an estimated total annual production of...
Animal Science - Swine Nutrition
Applying Enzyme Technology to Optimize the Utilization of Fibrous Feed Ingredients in Swine Diets – Applied Feeding Studies
The long-term goal of this project was to improve the utilization of fibrous ingredients in swine through the strategic application of enzymes. We hypothesized that supplementation of enzymes to...
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
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
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...
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