Effects of concentration of calcium and phosphorus and 1-alpha-hydroxycholecalciferol (1-α-OH-D3) on digestibility and retention...

Absorption of Ca and P by active transport in the small intestine is regulated by calcitriol, which is the active form of vitamin D...

Comparing PDCAAS and DIAAS to evaluate protein quality of roasted and raw pistachio nuts

Hannah Bailey, a Ph. D. student in the Stein Monogastric Nutrition Laboratory, discusses an experiment she conducted to determine the protein digestibility corrected amino...

UPDATE 2-China posts highest Q3 pork output in three years as herd recovers

Source: Reuters China's third-quarter pork production surged to its highest in three years, official data showed on Monday, after producers built thousands of large breeding...

USDA to pay farmers who euthanized animals amid meat plant shutdowns

USDA will pay 80 percent of the fair market value for the livestock, as well as the cost of depopulation and disposal. Farmers who euthanized...

Podcast: Addition of Hydrochloric acid to collection bags or containers did not change basal...

Dr. Su A Lee, a Postdoctoral Research Associate from the Stein Monogastric Nutrition Lab, explain effects of addition of Hydrochloric acid to collection bags...

USDA Announces $500 Million For Expanded Meat & Poultry Processing Capacity

Today, USDA is announcing it intends to make significant investments to expand processing capacity and increase competition in meat and poultry processing to make...

Carthage Veterinary Conference, full recap and awards announcement

Carthage Veterinary Service hosted its 31st Annual Swine Conference on August 24, 2021 in Quincy, IL. This conference provided producers with quick fire sessions...

Illinois Pork and Commodity Groups Donated More Than 101,000 Pounds of Pork to...

Donation marks over 3 million servings to date As part of Pork Power: Partnering to Fight Hunger in Illinois campaign, the Illinois Pork Producers Association...

Neonatal pigs with low levels of viremia may benefit from PRRS vaccination

An interview with Jose Angulo, DVM PRRS Specialist Managing Veterinarian Zoetis  Q: High mortality in nursery pigs is often seen in herds positive for porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome...

China’s soymeal futures plunge on pig disease concerns

China’s soymeal futures slid nearly 5% in their sharpest decline in eight years on Friday, as investors took profit and new African swine fever...