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Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

2017

Growth

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Effects Of Antimicrobial Or Probiotic Treatments On Growth Performance Of 13- To 56-Lb Nursery Pigs, D. Shawk, B. J. Feehan, O. L. Harrison, J. C. Woodworth, M. D. Tokach, R. D. Goodband, S. S. Dritz, J. M. Derouchey, N. E. Ward, A. B. Clark Jan 2017

Effects Of Antimicrobial Or Probiotic Treatments On Growth Performance Of 13- To 56-Lb Nursery Pigs, D. Shawk, B. J. Feehan, O. L. Harrison, J. C. Woodworth, M. D. Tokach, R. D. Goodband, S. S. Dritz, J. M. Derouchey, N. E. Ward, A. B. Clark

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A total of 612 nursery pigs (21-d of age; Line 241 × 600; DNA, Columbus, NE) were used in two 44-d experiments to determine effects of antibiotic or different probiotic products on nursery pig performance and fecal consistency. In Experiment 1, 297 pigs (initially 12.8 lb) were used with 6 replications per treatment and 5 or 6 pigs per pen. In Experiment 2, 315 pigs (initially 13.3 lb) were used with 7 replications per treatment and 5 pigs per pen. In both experiments, pens were randomly allotted to 1 of 9 dietary treatments in a randomized complete block design ...


Evaluation Of Standardized Ileal Digestible Tryptophan:Lysine Ratio On Growth Performance And Carcass Characteristics Of Finishing Pigs Fed With Or Without Ractopamine Hcl, J. Soto, M. D. Tokach, K. J. Touchette, S. S. Dritz, J. C. Woodworth, J. M. Derouchey, R. D. Goodband Jan 2017

Evaluation Of Standardized Ileal Digestible Tryptophan:Lysine Ratio On Growth Performance And Carcass Characteristics Of Finishing Pigs Fed With Or Without Ractopamine Hcl, J. Soto, M. D. Tokach, K. J. Touchette, S. S. Dritz, J. C. Woodworth, J. M. Derouchey, R. D. Goodband

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Previous research has shown that increasing the SID Trp:Lys ratio up to 24.5% in finishing pigs fed ractopamine HCl (RAC) improved ADG by 0.15 and 0.08 lb/d in comparison with ratios of 18 and 21%, respectively. The objective of the present experiment was to determine the effects of feeding higher SID Trp:Lys ratios with and without RAC on growth performance and carcass characteristics of finishing pigs. A total of 1,101 pigs (PIC 1050 × 327, initially 218.9 lb BW) was used in a 30-d experiment. Pens of 26 pigs were randomly assigned to ...


Effects Of Standardized Ileal Digestible Lysine On 15- To 25-Lb Nursery Pigs, G. E. Nichols, C. M. Vier, A. B. Clark, M. B. Menegat, H. S. Cemin, C. K. Jones, J. M. Derouchey, M. D. Tokach, R. D. Goodband, J. C. Woodworth, S. S. Dritz Jan 2017

Effects Of Standardized Ileal Digestible Lysine On 15- To 25-Lb Nursery Pigs, G. E. Nichols, C. M. Vier, A. B. Clark, M. B. Menegat, H. S. Cemin, C. K. Jones, J. M. Derouchey, M. D. Tokach, R. D. Goodband, J. C. Woodworth, S. S. Dritz

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A total of 300 pigs (DNA 241 × 600; initial pen average BW of 15.4 lb) were used in a 22-d growth trial to determine the standardized ileal digestible (SID) lysine (Lys) requirement of nursery pigs from 15- to 25-lb. Pigs were weaned at approximately 21 d of age and allotted to pens based on BW and gender. There were 10 replicate pens per treatment and 6 pigs per pen. Pigs were fed a common pelleted diet for 10 d post-weaning. Subsequently, pens of pigs were randomly assigned to 1 of 6 experimental diets in a randomized complete block design ...


Standardized Total Tract Digestible Phosphorus Requirement Of 25- To 50-Lb Pigs, C. M. Vier, F. Wu, S. S. Dritz, M. D. Tokach, M. A. Goncalves, U. A. Orlando, J. C. Woodworth, R. D. Goodband, J. M. Derouchey Jan 2017

Standardized Total Tract Digestible Phosphorus Requirement Of 25- To 50-Lb Pigs, C. M. Vier, F. Wu, S. S. Dritz, M. D. Tokach, M. A. Goncalves, U. A. Orlando, J. C. Woodworth, R. D. Goodband, J. M. Derouchey

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A total of 1,080 barrows and gilts (PIC; 337 × Camborough, initial pen average BW of 25.2 ± 0.64 lb) were used in a 21-d trial to determine the standardized total tract digestible (STTD) P requirement of nursery pigs from 25 to 50 lb. Two groups of pigs were weaned at approximately 21 d and allotted to pens according to BW and gender. There were 6 replicate pens per treatment and 23 to 27 pigs per pen. Pens of pigs were randomly allotted to experimental diets based on average BW at d 21 and 24 post-weaning, in a randomized ...


Evaluating The Effects Of Replacing Fish Meal With Hp 300 On Nursery Pig Performance, A. M. Jones, J. C. Woodworth, J. M. Derouchey, M. D. Tokach, R. D. Goodband, S. S. Dritz Jan 2017

Evaluating The Effects Of Replacing Fish Meal With Hp 300 On Nursery Pig Performance, A. M. Jones, J. C. Woodworth, J. M. Derouchey, M. D. Tokach, R. D. Goodband, S. S. Dritz

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A total of 350 barrows (Line 200 × 400 DNA, Columbus, NE; initially 13.6 lb) were used in a 21-d growth trial with 5 pigs per pen and 14 pens per treatment. Pigs were weaned at approximately 21-d of age, placed in nursery pens according to BW and fed a common pelleted starter diet for 3 d, at which time, pigs were weighed and then pens were blocked by BW to 1 of 5 dietary treatments in a randomized complete block design. A composite sample of fish meal and HP 300 was collected and analyzed for AA content and proximate ...


Effects Of Standardized Total Tract Digestible Phosphorus On Growth Performance, Carcass Characteristics, Bone Mineralization, And Economics Of 53- To 287-Lb Pigs, C. M. Vier, F. Wu, M. B. Menegat, H. S. Cemin, S. S. Dritz, M. D. Tokach, M. A. Goncalves, U. A. Orlando, J. C. Woodworth, R. D. Goodband, J. M. Derouchey Jan 2017

Effects Of Standardized Total Tract Digestible Phosphorus On Growth Performance, Carcass Characteristics, Bone Mineralization, And Economics Of 53- To 287-Lb Pigs, C. M. Vier, F. Wu, M. B. Menegat, H. S. Cemin, S. S. Dritz, M. D. Tokach, M. A. Goncalves, U. A. Orlando, J. C. Woodworth, R. D. Goodband, J. M. Derouchey

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A total of 1,130 barrows and gilts (PIC; 359 × Camborough, initial pen average BW of 53.2 ± 1.61 lb) were used in a 111-d growth trial to determine the standardized total tract digestible (STTD) P requirement of growing-finishing pigs from 53 to 287 lb. Pens of pigs were randomly assigned to 1 of 6 dietary treatments in a randomized complete block design with BW as a blocking factor. There were 7 replicate pens per treatment and 26 to 27 pigs per pen (at least 13 barrows and gilts per pen). The experimental diets were corn-soybean meal-based and were ...


Effects Of Monosodium Glutamate On 11- To 50-Lb Nursery Pigs, A. B. Clark, M. D. Tokach, J. M. Derouchey, S. S. Dritz, J. C. Woodworth, R. D. Goodband, K. J. Touchette Jan 2017

Effects Of Monosodium Glutamate On 11- To 50-Lb Nursery Pigs, A. B. Clark, M. D. Tokach, J. M. Derouchey, S. S. Dritz, J. C. Woodworth, R. D. Goodband, K. J. Touchette

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A total of 1,134 nursery pigs (PIC 280 × 1050, 11.2 lb BW) were used in a 48-d growth study to determine the effects of monosodium glutamate (MSG; Ajinomoto Heartland, LLC, Chicago, IL) on growth performance. Pigs were fed 1 of 6 dietary treatments: 0, 0.5, 1.0, 1.5, or 2.0% MSG, or a high salt treatment formulated to match the sodium content of the 1.0% MSG treatment. Experimental diets were fed in 3 phases from d 0 to 12, d 12 to 26, and d 26 to 48. Phase 1 was in pellet form ...


Effects Of Monosodium Glutamate On 14- To 56-Lb Nursery Pigs, A. B. Clark, M. D. Tokach, J. M. Derouchey, S. S. Dritz, J. C. Woodworth, R. D. Goodband, K. J. Touchette Jan 2017

Effects Of Monosodium Glutamate On 14- To 56-Lb Nursery Pigs, A. B. Clark, M. D. Tokach, J. M. Derouchey, S. S. Dritz, J. C. Woodworth, R. D. Goodband, K. J. Touchette

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A total of 700 nursery pigs (PIC C-29 × 1050 × 1040, initially 13.6 lb BW) were used in a 42-d growth study to determine the effects of monosodium glutamate (MSG; Ajinomoto Heartland, LLC, Chicago, IL) on growth performance. Pigs were fed 1 of 5 dietary treatments: 0, 0.5, 1.0, 1.5, or 2.0% MSG. Experimental diets were fed in three phases from d 0 to 14, 14 to 28, and 28 to 42. Phase 1 was pelleted and phases 2 and 3 were fed in meal form. Diets were formulated to balance Na and Cl content with ...


Effects Of Feeding Increasing Levels Of Hp 300 On Nursery Pig Performance, A. M. Jones, J. M. Derouchey, G. Fitzner, J. C. Woodworth, M. D. Tokach, R. D. Goodband, S. S. Dritz Jan 2017

Effects Of Feeding Increasing Levels Of Hp 300 On Nursery Pig Performance, A. M. Jones, J. M. Derouchey, G. Fitzner, J. C. Woodworth, M. D. Tokach, R. D. Goodband, S. S. Dritz

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A total of 1,215 pigs (PIC 337 × 1050; initial BW 11.3 lb) were used in a 43-d growth trial evaluating the effects of feeding increasing HP 300 (Hamlet Protein, Findlay, OH) on nursery pig performance. Pigs were weaned at 16 to 19 d of age and placed in pens, with each pen containing a mix of barrows and gilts. Pens of pigs were weighed and allotted by BW to 1 of 5 dietary treatments in a randomized complete block design with 27 pigs per pen and 9 pens per treatment. The control diet was a standard cornsoybean meal-based ...


Evaluating The Effects Of Fish Solubles On Nursery Pig Performance, A. M. Jones, J. C. Woodworth, M. D. Tokach, S. Herbert, J. Smith, D. Berry, R. D. Goodband, J. M. Derouchey, S. S. Dritz Jan 2017

Evaluating The Effects Of Fish Solubles On Nursery Pig Performance, A. M. Jones, J. C. Woodworth, M. D. Tokach, S. Herbert, J. Smith, D. Berry, R. D. Goodband, J. M. Derouchey, S. S. Dritz

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A total of 700 barrows (Line 200 × 400, DNA, Columbus, NE; initially 14.3 lb) were used in a 21-d growth trial with 5 pigs per pen and 28 pens per treatment. Pigs were weaned at approximately 21 d of age, placed in nursery pens according to BW and fed a common pelleted starter diet for 3 d. Pigs were then weighed and pens were blocked by BW to 1 of 5 dietary treatments in a randomized complete block design. Dietary treatments included a corn-soybean meal-based control diet and 4 diets containing 6% LT Prime Menhaden Fishmeal (Daybrook Fisheries Inc ...


Evaluation Of High Standardized Ileal Digestible Tryptophan:Lysine Ratios With Ractopamine Hcl On Growth And Carcass Performance Of Pigs From 240 To 295 Lb, J. Soto, M. D. Tokach, K. J. Touchette, S. S. Dritz, J. C. Woodworth, J. M. Derouchey, R. D. Goodband Jan 2017

Evaluation Of High Standardized Ileal Digestible Tryptophan:Lysine Ratios With Ractopamine Hcl On Growth And Carcass Performance Of Pigs From 240 To 295 Lb, J. Soto, M. D. Tokach, K. J. Touchette, S. S. Dritz, J. C. Woodworth, J. M. Derouchey, R. D. Goodband

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A total of 935 pigs (PIC 1050 × 337, initially 237.2 lb BW) were used in a 22-d trial to determine the effects of feeding high levels of standardized ileal digestible (SID) Trp:Lys ratio in diets with ractopamine HCl (RAC, Paylean, Elanco Animal Health, Greenfield, IN) on growth and carcass performance of finishing pigs. Pens of 23 or 24 pigs were allotted by BW and randomly assigned to 1 of 5 dietary treatments with 8 replications per treatment. The dietary treatments included 5 SID Trp:Lys ratios (20, 22, 24, 26, and 28% of Lys). All diets were formulated ...


Determination Of The Optimum Standardized Ileal Digestible Lysine Concentration For Finishing Pigs From 225 To 280 Lb, J. Soto, M. D. Tokach, S. S. Dritz, J. C. Woodworth, J. M. Derouchey, R. D. Goodband Jan 2017

Determination Of The Optimum Standardized Ileal Digestible Lysine Concentration For Finishing Pigs From 225 To 280 Lb, J. Soto, M. D. Tokach, S. S. Dritz, J. C. Woodworth, J. M. Derouchey, R. D. Goodband

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The objective of this study was to determine the standardized ileal digestible (SID) Lys requirement for growth and carcass performance of 225- to 280-lb finishing pigs. A total of 253 pigs (DNA 600 × 241, initially 224.9 lb BW) were used in a 23-d trial. Pens were blocked by BW and were randomly assigned to diets with 7 or 8 pigs per pen and 8 pens per treatment in a randomized complete block design. Diets were corn and soybean meal-based and fed in meal form. Dietary treatments consisted of 0.45, 0.55, 0.65, or 0.75% SID Lys ...