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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 - Sow Lifetime Productivity
Capturing genetic potential for greater sow lifetime productivity
Extensive collection of data on litter birth weight phenotypes has been a key part of the Preliminary (Phase 1) Trial and involved weighing successive litters born to over 1,000 Line 3 sows. In turn,...
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 - Breeding & Genetics
Genome wide identification and annotation of functional regulatory regions in livestock species
The objectives of this study were to identify previously unknown regions in the pig genome that act to regulate genes, and therefore play a role in the traits the pigs exhibit.
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
Modeling Conductive Heat Transfer Through and Around Grow-Finish Pigs
Animal Science
Development of New Barn Commissioning and Building Component Integrity Protocols for Swine Housing Systems
Animal Science
Mitigation of summertime boar infertility by evaporative and conductive cooling
Animal Science
Trans-generational effects of in utero heat stress on reproduction in the gilt and sow
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