Pig Industry Technical Articles

Nutrition

Article published the April 5, 2021:

Adverse effects on growth performance and bone development in nursery pigs fed diets marginally deficient in phosphorus with increasing calcium to available phosphorus ratios

Introduction Calcium (Ca) and phosphorus (P) are the two most abundant minerals in the body of the pig and are required for many important physiological functions (Oster et al., 2016). The vast majority of Ca&...
Author/s :
John Patience
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Article published the March 17, 2021:

The impact of porcine spray-dried plasma protein and dried egg protein harvested from hyper-immunized hens, provided in the presence or absence of subtherapeutic levels of antibiotics in the feed, on growth and indicators of intestinal function and physiology of nursery pigs

INTRODUCTION The weaning process exposes pigs to a multitude of stressors such as dietary and environmental changes, social stress, and an unpredictable array of pathogens. The combination of these stressors...
Author/s :
John Patience
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Article published the March 10, 2021:

Lysine in diets for barrows with high genetic potential for lean gain from 60 to 95 Kg

Author/s :
Juarez DonzeleMárvio Lobão Teixeira De Abreu Rita Flávia Miranda de Oliveira
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Article published the March 9, 2021:

Intestinal Health and Threonine Requirement of Growing Pigs Fed Diets Containing High Dietary Fibre and Fermentable Protein

1. Introduction Combining different feedstuffs to formulate swine diets is essential for the supply of amino acids (AA), energy, and other nutrients necessary for optimal growth and nutrient utilization and pr...
Author/s :
Dr. Andrew Van KesselDr. Daniel Columbus
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Article published the March 2, 2021:

Generating an Equation to Predict Post-Farrow Maternal Weight in Multiple Parity Sows

Introduction A successful gestation feeding program is one that yields a large, vigorous litter of pigs and a healthy sow equipped with adequate mammary development and body nutrient stores to produce large qu...
Author/s :
Bob GoodbandDr. Joel DeRoucheyJason WoodworthLori ThomasMike Tokach Steve Dritz
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Article published the March 2, 2021:

Effects of Dietary Standardized Ileal Digestible Isoleucine:Lysine Ratio on Nursery Pig Performance

Introduction The inclusion of crystalline amino acids in swine diets is an effective strategy to not only meet specific nutritional requirements, but also reduce diet cost and environmental impact. Typically, ...
Author/s :
Bob GoodbandDr. Joel DeRoucheyJason WoodworthMike Tokach Steve Dritz
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Article published the February 23, 2021:

Composition of amino acids and related nitrogenous nutrients in feedstufs for animal diets

Introduction Animal-source feedstuffs are generally superior to plant-source ones for the growth and health of livestock, poultry, and fish (Wu 2018). This is due, in part, to the greater quantity of proteinog...
Author/s :
Guoyao Wu
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Article published the February 22, 2021:

Exploration Feeding and Higher Space Allocation Improve Welfare of Growing-Finishing Pigs

1. Introduction The Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs would like to see an increased number of pig production chains addressing improved pig welfare. The sustainable pork chain called “De Hoeve” w...
Author/s :
Herman Vermeer
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Article published the February 5, 2021:

Effect of Enzymatically Fermented Soybean Meal and Lactobacillus Plantarum on Nursery Pig Performance

Introduction Voluntary feed intake is often low and variable directly after weaning. As a result, research has focused on how nutritional stressors can be overcome to stimulate feed intake and subsequently inc...
Author/s :
Bob GoodbandDr. Joel DeRoucheyJason WoodworthMike Tokach Steve Dritz
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Article published the February 5, 2021:

Evaluation of Oral Administration of Lactobacillus plantarum CAM6 Strain as an Alternative to Antibiotics in Weaned Pigs

1. Introduction Weaning is one of the most stressful events in pig production [1]. Early weaned piglets face several nutritional and psychosocial stressors, including the transition to a solid diet and the abr...
Author/s :
Guillermo TellezRoman RodriguezRuben MerinoXochitl HernandezYordan Martinez
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