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Article published the April 15, 2019:

Performance Responses, Nutrient Digestibility, Blood Characteristics, and Measures of Gastrointestinal Health in Weanling Pigs Fed Protease Enzyme

Introduction Weaning is a critical period in the pig rearing process. At this time, the piglets are exposed to different types of stressors (environmental, nutritional, psychological, and social), causing phys...
Author/s :
Glenmer Tactacan
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Article published the April 4, 2019:

Survey of Mycotoxins in Corn Distillers’ Dried Grains with Solubles from Seventy-Eight Ethanol Plants in Twelve States in the U.S. in 2011

1. Introduction Fuel ethanol co-products known as distillers’ dried grains with solubles (DDGS) contain high levels of protein, fiber, minerals and vitamins [1,2], are an important source of domestic ani...
Author/s :
David G. Schmale IIIRobert Musser
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Article published the March 28, 2019:

Taste enhancers optimizing performance on piglets through the gut health

Considering the impact of taste enhancers Commonly used in feed to enhance appetite by providing an attractive taste, the function of taste enhancers is to target the receptors of the 5 main tastes, namely: sw...
Author/s :
Mathilde RAMILLIEN
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Article published the March 26, 2019:

Metabolism of Zearalenone and Its Major Modified Forms in Pigs

1. Introduction Mycotoxins are natural secondary metabolites produced by various species of fungi and are able to exert toxic effects in humans, animals, and plants [1]. Zearalenone (ZEN), one of the most impo...
Author/s :
FbGerhard AdamHeidi Schwartz
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Article published the March 20, 2019:

Digestibility of amino acids in hydrolyzed feather meal, flash dried poultry protein, poultry meal, and meat and bone meal fed to broiler chickens and pigs

This study was conducted to determine the standardized ileal digestibility (SID) of amino acids (AA) in hydrolyzed feather meal (HFM), flash dried poultry protein (FDPP), poultry meal (PM), and meat and bone me...
Author/s :
John HtooVictor Naranjo Haro
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Article published the March 20, 2019:

Bioavailability of valine in a fermentation biomass product relative to the bioavailability in crystalline L-valine when fed to weanling pigs

Keywords: bioavailability, valine, performance. An experiment was conducted to test the hypothesis that Val from a Val-containing fermentation biomass product (Val-FB; 64.4% L-Val) has a bioavailability of 100...
Author/s :
John HtooJolie Caroline Gonzalez Vega
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Article published the March 20, 2019:

Comparison of amino acid digestibility in feed ingredients for mini and commercial pigs

The objectives were to determine the apparent ileal digestibility and standardized ileal digestibility (SID) of CP and AA in feed ingredients and to develop prediction equations for estimating SID of ...
Author/s :
John HtooJolie Caroline Gonzalez Vega
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Article published the March 12, 2019:

Hygiene and restraint of pigs is associated with absence of Taenia solium cysticercosis in a rural community of Mexico

Cysticercosis due to Taenia solium is a parasitic disease typically associated with underdevelopment in communities with limited economic resources. In these communities, pigs are raised in primitive conditions...
Author/s :
Ana FlisserGilberto Ballesteros Rodea
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Article published the March 12, 2019:

The Effect of Bacillus-based Feed Additive on Growth Performance, Nutrient Digestibility, Fecal Gas Emission, and Pen Cleanup Characteristics of Growing-finishing Pigs

INTRODUCTION In the intensive animal agriculture system, swine production faces many challenges related to the management of manure. These may include handling and proper storage of manure, odor production, an...
Author/s :
In Ho KimRolando ValientesSanti Devi Upadhaya
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Article published the February 28, 2019:

Strategic Management for Systems Archetypes in the Piggery Industry of Ghana—A Systems Thinking Perspective

1. Introduction Approximately sixty percent of rural households in developing countries are partially or fully dependent on livestock for their livelihoods [1]. Livestock rearing provides the household with ...
Author/s :
Kwamina Banson
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