Influence of Starter Pig Performance on Subsequent Grow-Finish Performance

The effects of increased weaning weight and improved performance during the first week post-weaning on subsequent nursery and grow/finish performance is well documented. Starting...

The Effects of Ractopamine on Behavior and Physiology of Finishing Pigs

J. N. Marchant-Forde12, D. C. Lay, Jr.2, E. A. Pajor1, B. T. Richert1, and A.P. Schinckel1 1Department of Animal Sciences, Purdue University, 2USDA-ARS, Livestock Behavior Research...

Rebalance Gut Flow and Digestion

Rebalance Gut Flow and Digestion THE NEED FOR HERB-ALLTMGUT Since the ban of antibiotic growth promoters there has been an increasing interest in new concepts to...

Research report: Effects of microbial phytase on the apparent and standardized total tract digestibility...

Milk co-products are used in pig diets to provide lactose and, in some cases, high quality protein. In addition, milk co-products also provide calcium...

Nanoparticles for Controlling Disease- Causing Microorganisms in Pig Barns

B.Z. Predicala, and A.C. Alvarado SUMMARY Laboratory-scale tests were conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of various types of commercially-available nanoparticles on the levels of microorganisms commonly...