Article published the April 7, 2020
Background Maize oil is an abundant source of vegetable oil used in human foods and animal feeds. Maize oil provides 8579 kcal/ kg of ME [1], which is comparable to soybean oil (8574 kcal/kg), and greater than canola oil (8384 kcal/kg) and palm kernel oil (7119 kcal/kg) when added to swine diets. The addition of lipids to animal feeds not only increases energy density, but also enhances the absor ...
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Video published on May 31, 2018
Dr. Brian Kerr (USDA) talked about nutrient profiles, prediction models and the importance of DDGS in animal production, during the 22nd Annual Distillers Grains Symposium in Des Moines, Iowa.
Video published on May 30, 2018
Dr. Brian Kerr (USDA) commented on his latest research projects in swine and poultry nutrition, during the 22nd Annual Distillers Grains Symposium in Des Moines, Iowa.
This member gave a presentation on May 16, 2018
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22nd Distillers Grains Symposium
Article published the January 12, 2018
Background Indigestible markers are commonly used in animal nutrition studies to calculate digestibility coefficients, with chromic oxide, titanium dioxide, and acid insoluble ash being the most common in swine research [1]. Physiological aspects associated with gastric emptying or rate of passage are complex and affected by a variety of factors [2, 3]. Rate of passage can be affected by BW [4], ...
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Article published the November 16, 2017
Introduction Energy is the most expensive component in swine diets, and record high feed costs in recent years have caused nutritionists to focus on optimizing caloric efficiency of feed ingredients used in commercial feeds. As a result, nutritionists need comprehensive, accurate, meaningful, and standardized analytical methods to quantify lipid peroxidation in feed ingredients before they will b ...
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Article published the September 28, 2017
  Introduction Plant carbohydrates can be classified into three categories: 1) simple sugars and their conjugates (glucose, fructose, etc.); 2) storage reserve compounds (starch); and 3) structural carbohydrates (cellulose, hemicellulose, etc.). Simple sugars and storage compounds are primarily digested in the upper gastrointestinal tract of pigs, although not completely, while structural c ...
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Article published the September 15, 2017
  World production of lipid sources Global production of vegetable oils has increased dramatically over the last 20 years with approximately 168 million metric tonnes produced in 2014. The primary vegetable oils produced in the world include palm oil (35 % of the total production), soybean oil (26 %), rapeseed/ canola oil (15 %), and sunflower oil (9 %). Other vegetable oils account for onl ...
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This member gave a presentation on January 30, 2017
At the following event:
IPPE - International Production & Processing Expo 2017
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