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Effect of phytase on weaning piglet performance when fed diets supplemented with pharmacological levels...

Pharmacological levels of Zn (i.e., 2,000 to 3,000 mg/kg) is often included in diets for weanling pigs to prevent post-weaning diarrhea. However, pharmacological levels...

Variables Add to Challenges of Higher Global Food Prices, By Keith Good from the...

Financial Times writers Emiko Terazono and Michael Pooler reported this week that, “After enduring the worst drought in nearly a century followed by a...

Effects of reducing the concentration of Ca and P and increasing microbial phytase on...

The limited capacity for weanling pigs to secret HCl in the stomach may be exacerbated by inclusion of ingredients with high acid binding capacity...

Is Your Disinfectant Actually Working?

Download the complete article Dylan Lape, DVM Pork Veterinary Solutions March 31, 2021 Last Updated May 6, 2021 Introduction: In modern swine production, quite possibly the most important topic we...

Determination of net energy in U.S. soybean meal fed to group-housed growing pigs

Soybean meal (SBM) is the major source of amino acids in diets for swine throughout the world. However, in addition to providing indispensable amino...

Values for digestible indispensable amino acid score (DIAAS) determined in pigs for breakfast cereals...

Breakfast cereals are usually consumed with milk as a breakfast meal. To meet requirements for amino acids (AA), higher quality proteins are needed to...

Can the processing-fluid toolbox expand beyond PRRS?

Piglet processing fluids have been shown to be a practical, time-efficient and affordable diagnostic tool for porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS), and some...

High-protein distillers dried grains with solubles provide high quality pig nutrition

With more ethanol in production and a greater ability to upcycle co-products into animal feed ingredients, companies are creating custom products and partnering with...

Effect of formulating diets based on a ratio between STTD Ca and STTD P...

Several experiments were conducted to estimate Ca digestibility in different feed ingredients in the presence or absence of microbial phytase to allow formulation of...

Effect of replacing corn with bakery meal in diets for weanling pigs

Bakery meal consist of unsalable bread, breakfast cereals, cookies, pasta, and other foods that are no longer intended for human consumption. Bakery meal converts...
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