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Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

2017

Animal Sciences

Finishing pigs

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Effects Of Dietary Soybean Meal Concentration With Dietary Crude Protein Fixed At 12% On Growth And Carcass Performance Of Finishing Pigs From 250 To 300 Lb, J. Soto, M. D. Tokach, S. S. Dritz, J. C. Woodworth, J. M. Derouchey, R. D. Goodband Jan 2017

Effects Of Dietary Soybean Meal Concentration With Dietary Crude Protein Fixed At 12% On Growth And Carcass Performance Of Finishing Pigs From 250 To 300 Lb, J. Soto, M. D. Tokach, S. S. Dritz, J. C. Woodworth, J. M. Derouchey, R. D. Goodband

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A total of 280 pigs (DNA 600 × 241, initially 251.8 lb) were used in a 23-d trial to determine the effects of dietary soybean meal (SBM) concentration with dietary crude protein, fixed at 12%, on growth performance of finishing pigs from 250 to 300 lb. Pens of 7 or 8 pigs were allotted by BW and randomly assigned to 1 of 6 dietary treatments with 6 replications per treatment. Treatments consisting of 5 levels of SBM (10.6, 7.7, 4.9, 2.7, and 0%) with 12% CP and a negative control treatment with 4.0% SBM and ...


Further Investigation Evaluating The Effect Of Dietary Chromium Propionate And Yucca Schidigera Supplementation In Finishing Pig Diets, J. T. Gebhardt, J. C. Woodworth, M. D. Tokach, J. M. Derouchey, R. D. Goodband, J. A. Loughmiller, A. L. De Souza, M. J. Rincker, S. S. Dritz Jan 2017

Further Investigation Evaluating The Effect Of Dietary Chromium Propionate And Yucca Schidigera Supplementation In Finishing Pig Diets, J. T. Gebhardt, J. C. Woodworth, M. D. Tokach, J. M. Derouchey, R. D. Goodband, J. A. Loughmiller, A. L. De Souza, M. J. Rincker, S. S. Dritz

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A total of 2,430 pigs (PIC 359 × 1050; initial BW = 64.6 lb) were used to evaluate the effects of dietary chromium propionate (Cr; KemTRACE Cr, Kemin Industries, Des Moines, IA) and a Yucca schidigera-based extract (Micro-Aid; DPI Global, Porterville, CA) on growth performance of finishing pigs housed in commercial conditions. Pigs were placed in balanced, mixed-gender pens (27 pigs per pen), blocked by average pen BW, and randomly assigned to treatment. Diets were corn-soybean meal-based and were formulated in 5 dietary phases to meet or exceed NRC6 requirement estimates. Dietary treatments were fed for the full duration ...


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 ...


Dietary Supplementation Of Choline Or Potassium In Low Crude Protein Diets On Growth And Carcass Performance Of Finishing Pigs From 245 To 295 Lb, J. Soto, M. D. Tokach, S. S. Dritz, J. C. Woodworth, J. M. Derouchey, R. D. Goodband Jan 2017

Dietary Supplementation Of Choline Or Potassium In Low Crude Protein Diets On Growth And Carcass Performance Of Finishing Pigs From 245 To 295 Lb, J. Soto, M. D. Tokach, S. S. Dritz, J. C. Woodworth, J. M. Derouchey, R. D. Goodband

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A total of 284 pigs (DNA 600 × 241, initially 247.4 lb) were used in a 26-d trial to determine the effect of added choline or potassium on growth and carcass performance of finishing pigs fed low CP diets. Pens of 7 or 8 pigs were allotted by BW and randomly assigned to 1 of 4 dietary treatments with 9 replications per treatment. Experimental treatments included a 12% CP, positive control diet with 10.6% SBM; a 10% CP, negative control diet with 4.0% SBM; the negative control with added choline; or potassium such that the added choline or ...


Effect Of Supplementation Of Choline In Moderate And Low Crude Protein Diets On Growth Performance Of Finishing Pigs From 245 To 275 Lb, J. Soto, M. D. Tokach, S. S. Dritz, J. C. Woodworth, J. M. Derouchey, R. D. Goodband Jan 2017

Effect Of Supplementation Of Choline In Moderate And Low Crude Protein Diets On Growth Performance Of Finishing Pigs From 245 To 275 Lb, J. Soto, M. D. Tokach, S. S. Dritz, J. C. Woodworth, J. M. Derouchey, R. D. Goodband

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A total of 254 pigs (DNA 600 × 241, initially 247.4 lb) was used in a 19-d trial to determine the effects of added choline on growth performance of finishing pigs fed moderate and low CP diets. Pens of 7 or 8 pigs were allotted by BW and randomly assigned to 1 of 4 dietary treatments with 8 replications per treatment. Experimental treatments were arranged in a 2 × 2 factorial with main effects of CP (12 or 10%) and choline (none or added) to reach a final diet concentration of chloride of 823 mg/lb of diet. For overall growth ...


Optimum Level Of Dietary Crude Protein For Growth Performance And Carcass Characteristics Of Finishing Pigs From 245 To 300 Lb, J. Soto, M. D. Tokach, S. S. Dritz, J. C. Woodworth, J. M. Derouchey, R. D. Goodband Jan 2017

Optimum Level Of Dietary Crude Protein For Growth Performance And Carcass Characteristics Of Finishing Pigs From 245 To 300 Lb, J. Soto, M. D. Tokach, S. S. Dritz, J. C. Woodworth, J. M. Derouchey, R. D. Goodband

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A total of 238 pigs (DNA 600 × 241, initially 246.4 lb) were used in a 26-d trial to determine the optimum dietary CP concentration for growth performance and carcass characteristics of finishing pigs. Pens of 7 or 8 pigs were allotted by BW and randomly assigned to 1 of 5 dietary treatments with 6 replications per treatment. Dietary treatments included 5 levels of CP (9, 10, 11, 12, and 13%) that were formed by reducing the amount of feed-grade amino acids and increasing soybean meal in a corn-based diet. At d 26, pigs were transported to a packing plant ...


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 ...


Effect Of Chromium Propionate Level And Feeding Regimen On Finishing Pig Growth Performance And Carcass Characteristics, J. T. Gebhardt, J. C. Woodworth, M. D. Tokach, J. M. Derouchey, R. D. Goodband, H. S. Cemin, J. A. Loughmiller, S. S. Dritz Jan 2017

Effect Of Chromium Propionate Level And Feeding Regimen On Finishing Pig Growth Performance And Carcass Characteristics, J. T. Gebhardt, J. C. Woodworth, M. D. Tokach, J. M. Derouchey, R. D. Goodband, H. S. Cemin, J. A. Loughmiller, S. S. Dritz

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A total of 1,206 pigs (PIC 359 × 1050; initial BW = 107.9 lb) were used in an 84-d study to evaluate the effects of added dietary chromium (Cr; KemTRACE chromium propionate, Kemin Industries Inc., Des Moines, IA) and feeding regimen on growth performance of finishing pigs housed under commercial conditions. Pigs were placed in mixed-gender pens (27 pigs per pen), blocked by BW, and randomly assigned to 1 of 3 dietary treatments (15 pens per treatment). Diets were corn-soybean meal-based with added dried distillers gains with solubles, and were fed in 4 phases. Treatments were: 1) control, no Cr ...