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Animal Science - Swine Nutrition
Does phytase release less phosphorus than we think, and are we under-feeding phosphorus to developing gilts?
Animal Science
Design and Assessment of a Novel Cooling Control Algorithm and System for Swine Heat Stress Alleviation
Animal Science - Sow Lifetime Productivity
Effects of supplementing transition sow diets with 3 levels of zinc on pre-wean mortality and lifetime productivity of pigs under commercial rearing conditions
Animal Science - Swine Nutrition
Targeted use of mega-doses of phytase in late finishing pigs to improve overall growth performance and profits
Animal Science
Identification of putative factors contributing to pelvic organ prolapse in sows
Animal Science
Mitigation of seasonality of sow reproductive performance via genomic selection.
Animal Science - Sow Lifetime Productivity
Replacement gilt candidate feet, leg and reproductive trait evaluation using digital analysis and visual observation.
Animal Science - Heavy Market Pig
Projecting changes in pig growth, pork quality, eating experience, and muscle physiology due to increasing live and carcass weights
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