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Article published the March 8, 2018:

Effect of Inclusion of Emulsifier Digestfast on Monogastric Species Diets

Introduction Current demand for improvements in production performance (feed conversion rate, average daily gain, speed of growth, etc.) in animal production implies very high needs for metabolizable energy. T...
Author/s :
Ewa SujkaIgnacio Lopez ParedesSonia Téllez Peña
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Article published the March 8, 2018:

Xylose: absorption, fermentation, and postabsorptive metabolism in the pig

Background  Xylose, as a major constituent of plant xylan polymers, is one of the most abundant carbohydrates on the earth, second only to glucose [1, 2]. This abundant pentose sugar, along with arabinose...
Author/s :
John Patience
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261 2
Article published the March 7, 2018:

The effect of Muco-defen on weak piglets

IntroductionDuring the period of weaning transition, piglets are under a stressful condition that combined with nutritional, environmental, and immunological problems. Though antibiotics can apply to solve the ...
Author/s :
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Article published the March 1, 2018:

Effects of Creep Feed Pellet Diameter on Suckling and Nursery Pig Performance

Introduction Nursery pigs often experience a lag in growth performance when transitioning from sows’ milk to dry feed during weaning. The lag is caused by several factors, including the dietary and envir...
Author/s :
Bob GoodbandDr. Joel DeRoucheyJason WoodworthJon De JongMike Tokach Steve Dritz
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Article published the February 22, 2018:

Morphine Attenuates Apically-Directed Cytokine Secretion from Intestinal Epithelial Cells in Response to Enteric Pathogens

1.  Introduction Morphine and other opioid receptor agonists alter systemic innate and adaptive immune responses and increase host susceptibility to infection [1]. For example, impairments in neutrop...
Author/s :
David R. Brown, PhD
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Article published the February 22, 2018:

Effects of Standardized Ileal Digestible Lysine on Nursery Pig Growth Performance

Introduction The use of standardized ileal digestible (SID) AA has become a standard approach in diet formulation as it helps to accurately meet a pig’s requirement, and enhance the ingredient utilizatio...
Author/s :
Aaron JonesBob GoodbandCarine VierDr. Joel DeRoucheyJason WoodworthJon De JongMárcio GonçalvesMike Tokach Steve Dritz
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Article published the February 15, 2018:

Effects of Increasing Crystalline Amino Acids in Sorghum- or Corn-based Diets on Finishing Pig Growth Performance and Carcass Composition

Introduction In order to lower feed costs, crystalline AA are used routinely in swine diets to replace a portion of the soybean meal. The AA that are currently available to add to swine diets include lysine, t...
Author/s :
Bob GoodbandDr. Joel DeRoucheyJason WoodworthKyle JordanMike Tokach Steve Dritz
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Article published the February 15, 2018:

High progesterone levels at farrowing impair colostrum IgG concentration and colostrum yield in sow

Introduction Lactogenesis is induced hormonally by a dramatic drop of progesterone (P4) concentrations which leads to a pre-partum peak of prolactin (PRL). In sows, impaired production of colostrum has been fo...
Author/s :
Olli PeltoniemiShah Hasan
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212 2
Article published the February 8, 2018:

Decision making in diet formulation

There are multiple approaches a swine nutritionist can take in diet formulation: maximize performance, minimize cost, or maximize profit. Within each of these approaches, there are suboptions to decide from: ...
Author/s :
Márcio Gonçalves
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671 6
Article published the February 8, 2018:

Characterization of the porcine nutrient and taste receptor gene repertoire in domestic and wild populations across the globe

Background The pig, Sus scrofa, appeared in South East Asia ~4.2 million years ago (M) [1], colonizing a wide range of habitats thereafter including Europe and North Africa. European and Asian wild boars are e...
Author/s :
ELIZABETE C DA SILVAEugeni Roura
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188 0
 
 
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