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Determination Of Amino Acid Digestibility And Calculated Energy Values In High-Protein Sorghum Dried Distillers Grains With Solubles In Growing Pigs, H L. Frobose, J Y. Jacela, Joel M. Derouchey, Michael D. Tokach, Jim L. Nelssen, Robert D. Goodband, Steven S. Dritz Jan 2009

Determination Of Amino Acid Digestibility And Calculated Energy Values In High-Protein Sorghum Dried Distillers Grains With Solubles In Growing Pigs, H L. Frobose, J Y. Jacela, Joel M. Derouchey, Michael D. Tokach, Jim L. Nelssen, Robert D. Goodband, Steven S. Dritz

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

An experiment was conducted to determine the digestibility of amino acids (AA) and energy in high-protein sorghum dried distillers grain with solubles (DDGS). Six growing barrows (initially 50 lb) surgically fitted with T-cannulas were randomly assigned to 1 of 2 dietary treatments in a 2-period crossover design. The treatments were a diet with the high-protein sorghum DDGS (50% of the diet) as the only protein source and an N-free diet for determining basal endogenous AA loss. Both diets contained 0.25% chromic oxide as an indigestible marker. Fecal and ileal digesta samples were collected during each period for energy and ...


Effects Of Increasing Glycerol And Dried Distillers Grains With Solubles On The Growth Performance And Carcass Characteristics Of Finishing Pigs, A W. Duttlinger, J M. Benz, Terry A. Houser, Michael D. Tokach, Steven S. Dritz, K J. Prusa, Joel M. Derouchey, Jim L. Nelssen, Robert D. Goodband Jan 2008

Effects Of Increasing Glycerol And Dried Distillers Grains With Solubles On The Growth Performance And Carcass Characteristics Of Finishing Pigs, A W. Duttlinger, J M. Benz, Terry A. Houser, Michael D. Tokach, Steven S. Dritz, K J. Prusa, Joel M. Derouchey, Jim L. Nelssen, Robert D. Goodband

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

A total of 1,160 barrows (PIC, initially 68.4 lb) were used in a 97-d study to determine the influence of glycerol and dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) on growing-finishing pig performance, carcass characteristics, and fat quality. Pigs were blocked by weight and randomly allotted to 1 of 6 dietary treatments with 7 replications per treatment. Pigs were fed corn-soybean meal-based diets arranged in a 2 × 3 factorial with main effects of glycerol (0, 2.5, or 5%) and DDGS (0 or 20%). Overall (d 0 to 97), there were no glycerol × DDGS interactions (P > 0 ...


Evaluation Of Deoiled Corn Dried Distillers Grains With Solubles (Solvent Extracted) On Growth Performance Of Nursery Pigs, J Y. Jacela, L Brandts, R C. Thaler, D Peters, D E. Little, Joel M. Derouchey, Michael D. Tokach, Robert D. Goodband, Jim L. Nelssen, Steven S. Dritz Jan 2008

Evaluation Of Deoiled Corn Dried Distillers Grains With Solubles (Solvent Extracted) On Growth Performance Of Nursery Pigs, J Y. Jacela, L Brandts, R C. Thaler, D Peters, D E. Little, Joel M. Derouchey, Michael D. Tokach, Robert D. Goodband, Jim L. Nelssen, Steven S. Dritz

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

A total of 210 pigs (initially 22.0 lb) were used in a 28-d study to evaluate the effects of increasing deoiled corn dried distillers grains with solubles, solvent extracted (dDGS) on nursery pig growth performance. Pigs were blocked on the basis of pen weight and randomly allotted to 1 of 5 dietary treatments containing 0, 5, 10, 20, or 30% dDGS. There were 7 pens per treatment and 6 pigs per pen. All diets were formulated to equivalent ME and standardized ileal digestible lysine concentrations. Soybean oil was added to the dDGS diets as an energy source to equalize ...


Genetic Background Influences Pig Growth Rate Responses To Porcine Circovirus Type 2 (Pcv2) Vaccines, M L. Potter, Lisa M. Tokach, Steven C. Henry, Joel M. Derouchey, Michael D. Tokach, Raymond R. Rowland R, Richard D. Oberst, Richard A. Hesse, Robert D. Goodband, Jim L. Nelssen, Steven S. Dritz Jan 2008

Genetic Background Influences Pig Growth Rate Responses To Porcine Circovirus Type 2 (Pcv2) Vaccines, M L. Potter, Lisa M. Tokach, Steven C. Henry, Joel M. Derouchey, Michael D. Tokach, Raymond R. Rowland R, Richard D. Oberst, Richard A. Hesse, Robert D. Goodband, Jim L. Nelssen, Steven S. Dritz

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

A total of 454 pigs (21 d of age, 13.4 lb) were used in a 130-d field study to investigate porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) vaccine effects on growth performance of boars and gilts of 4 different genetic backgrounds: A×A (Duroc-based sire and dam), B×B (synthetic line sire and dam lines derived from Duroc, Pie-train, and Large White), A×B, and B×A. Pigs were identified as potential test pigs at birth and ear tagged for identification. Characteristics including litter, genetic background, gender, and birth weight were recorded and used in allotting PCV2 vaccine treatment groups. Pigs ...


Effects Of Increasing Standardized Ileal Digestible Lysine:Calorie Ratio For 120- To 180-Lb Gilts Grown In A Commercial Finishing Environment, N W. Shelton, Michael D. Tokach, Robert D. Goodband, Jim L. Nelssen, Joel M. Derouchey, Steven S. Dritz Jan 2008

Effects Of Increasing Standardized Ileal Digestible Lysine:Calorie Ratio For 120- To 180-Lb Gilts Grown In A Commercial Finishing Environment, N W. Shelton, Michael D. Tokach, Robert D. Goodband, Jim L. Nelssen, Joel M. Derouchey, Steven S. Dritz

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

A 28-d growth trial was conducted to estimate the lysine requirement for 120- to 180-lb gilts. A total of 1,092 gilts (initially 121.7 lb, PIC 337 × 1050) were allotted to treatment diets with standardized ileal digestible (SID) lysine/ME ratios of 1.89, 2.12, 2.35, 2.58, 2.81, and 3.04 g/Mcal. All diets contained 0.15% L-lysine HCl and 3% choice white grease and were formulated to meet or exceed all other requirements. Seven replicate pens per treatment were used; there were approximately 26 pigs per pen. Gilts were vaccinated with 2 ...


Effects Of Increasing Dietary Dried Distillers Grains With Solubles And Glycerol On Pork Loin Quality, A N. Gipe, Terry A. Houser, A W. Duttlinger, Michael D. Tokach, Steven S. Dritz, Jim L. Nelssen, K J. Prusa, C A. Fedler, Joel M. Derouchey, Robert D. Goodband Jan 2008

Effects Of Increasing Dietary Dried Distillers Grains With Solubles And Glycerol On Pork Loin Quality, A N. Gipe, Terry A. Houser, A W. Duttlinger, Michael D. Tokach, Steven S. Dritz, Jim L. Nelssen, K J. Prusa, C A. Fedler, Joel M. Derouchey, Robert D. Goodband

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

A total of 1,160 barrows (PIC, initially 68.4 lb) were used in a 70-d study to determine the influence of dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) and glycerol on pork loin quality attributes. The pigs were blocked by weight and randomly assigned to 1 of 6 dietary treatments with 7 replications per treatment. Pigs were fed corn-soybean meal-based diets with the addition of DDGS, glycerol, or a combination of these. The treatments were arranged in a 2 × 3 factorial with main effects of DDGS (0 or 20%) and glycerol (0, 2.5, or 5%). Pork loins from ...


Effects Of Glycerol And Ractopamine Hcl (Paylean) On Growth Performance, Carcass Characteristics, And Loin Quality Of Finishing Pigs, A W. Duttlinger, Michael D. Tokach, Steven S. Dritz, Terry A. Houser, K J. Prusa, Joel M. Derouchey, Jim L. Nelssen, Robert D. Goodband Jan 2008

Effects Of Glycerol And Ractopamine Hcl (Paylean) On Growth Performance, Carcass Characteristics, And Loin Quality Of Finishing Pigs, A W. Duttlinger, Michael D. Tokach, Steven S. Dritz, Terry A. Houser, K J. Prusa, Joel M. Derouchey, Jim L. Nelssen, Robert D. Goodband

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

A total of 1,054 barrows and gilts (PIC, initially 207.8 lb) were used in a 28-d study to determine the influence of glycerol and ractopamine HCl (Paylean) on growing-finishing pig performance, carcass characteristics, and loin quality. The experiment was conducted in a commercial swine research facility in southwest Minnesota. Pigs were blocked by weight and randomly allotted to 1 of 4 dietary treatments with 10 replications per treatment. Pigs were fed corn-soybean meal-based diets. Dietary treatments were arranged in a 2 × 2 factorial with main effects of glycerol (0 or 5%) and ractopamine HCl (0 or 6 ...


Effects Of Dried Distillers Grains With Solubles On Sow Carcass Fat Quality, Terry A. Houser, A N. Gipe, B L. Goehring, S L. Hillyard, A W. Duttlinger, Michael D. Tokach, Joel M. Derouchey, Robert D. Goodband, Jim L. Nelssen, Steven S. Dritz Jan 2008

Effects Of Dried Distillers Grains With Solubles On Sow Carcass Fat Quality, Terry A. Houser, A N. Gipe, B L. Goehring, S L. Hillyard, A W. Duttlinger, Michael D. Tokach, Joel M. Derouchey, Robert D. Goodband, Jim L. Nelssen, Steven S. Dritz

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

A pilot experiment was conducted to determine the effects of feeding nonpregnant (open) sows a diet containing 50% dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) on growth and carcass fat quality. A total of 8 open sows were allotted to 1 of 2 diets by parity and BW. One diet was a standard corn-soybean meal-based gestation diet; the second diet was a corn-soybean meal-based diet that contained 50% DDGS. All sows were fed 5 lb/d of feed in a single feeding for 92 d. All sows were harvested on d 92 at the Kansas State University Meat Laboratory for determination ...


Effects Of Adding Saturated Fat To Diets With Sorghum-Based Dried Distillers Grains With Solubles On Growth Performance And Carcass Characteristics In Finishing Pigs, C Feoli, Donald H. Kropf, S Issa, Terry L. Gugle, S D. Carter, Joe D. Hancock Jan 2008

Effects Of Adding Saturated Fat To Diets With Sorghum-Based Dried Distillers Grains With Solubles On Growth Performance And Carcass Characteristics In Finishing Pigs, C Feoli, Donald H. Kropf, S Issa, Terry L. Gugle, S D. Carter, Joe D. Hancock

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

Two experiments were conducted to determine the effects of adding sources of saturated fat to diets with sorghum-based dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS). For Exp. 1, 112 barrows (initially 140 lb) were used in a 69-d growth assay with 7 pigs per pen and 4 pens per treatment. Treatments were a corn-soybean meal-based control and diets having 40% sorghum-based DDGS (U.S. En-ergy Partners, Russell, KS) without and with 5% added tallow or palm oil. Feed and water were consumed on an ad libitum basis until pigs were slaughtered (average BW 283 lb) to allow collection of carcass data ...


Diet Preference And Growth Performance In Weanling Pigs Fed Diets With Morinda Citrifolia (Noni), C Feoli, Joe D. Hancock, Keith C. Behnke Jan 2008

Diet Preference And Growth Performance In Weanling Pigs Fed Diets With Morinda Citrifolia (Noni), C Feoli, Joe D. Hancock, Keith C. Behnke

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

Two experiments were conducted to determine the effects of adding 5% Morinda citrifolia (noni; Morinda Agricultural Products, Orem, UT) to diets for weanling pigs. In Exp. 1, 48 pigs (initially 9.3 lb) were used in a 29-d preference study. There were 6 pigs per pen and 8 pens total. The pens were equipped with 2 identical feeders (for diets without and with noni puree), and position of the feeders was switched each afternoon to prevent feeder location from affecting diet consumption. The diets were corn-soybean meal-based, pelleted, and had 1.8% lysine for d 0 to 5, 1.6 ...


Evaluation Of Commercial Enzyme Supplementation On Growing Pig Performance, J Y. Jacela, P Brown, Michael D. Tokach, Joel M. Derouchey, Jim L. Nelssen, Robert D. Goodband, Steven S. Dritz Jan 2008

Evaluation Of Commercial Enzyme Supplementation On Growing Pig Performance, J Y. Jacela, P Brown, Michael D. Tokach, Joel M. Derouchey, Jim L. Nelssen, Robert D. Goodband, Steven S. Dritz

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

A total of 1,129 pigs were used in a 56-d study to evaluate the effect of a commercial enzyme on growth performance and assess its energy replacement value in swine diets. Pigs were blocked on the basis of pen weights and allotted to 1 of 6 dietary treatments fed in 3 phases. Dietary treatments had increasing levels of fat (0, 2.5, and 5.0%) with or without added enzyme (0.05% or 0% Agri-King REAP). Phase 1 was fed from approximately 75 to 110 lb BW, phase 2 was fed from 110 to 160 lb BW, and phase ...


Effects Of Porcine Circovirus Type 2 And Mycoplasma Hyopneumoniae Vaccination Timing And Starter Diet Source On Growth Performance Of Nursery Pigs, E M. Kane, M L. Potter, J R. Bergstrom, Michael D. Tokach, Joel M. Derouchey, Robert D. Goodband, Jim L. Nelssen, Steven S. Dritz Jan 2008

Effects Of Porcine Circovirus Type 2 And Mycoplasma Hyopneumoniae Vaccination Timing And Starter Diet Source On Growth Performance Of Nursery Pigs, E M. Kane, M L. Potter, J R. Bergstrom, Michael D. Tokach, Joel M. Derouchey, Robert D. Goodband, Jim L. Nelssen, Steven S. Dritz

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

A total of 400 nursery pigs (initially 12.5 lb) were used in a 20-d study to evaluate the effects of varying porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae vaccination timing on growth performance of pigs fed commercial segregated early weaning (SEW) and transition diets from 4 different sources. At weaning (d 0), pigs were blocked by weight and randomly allotted to 1 of 8 treatments. Treatments were arranged in a 2 × 4 factorial on the basis of vaccination timing (0 or 8 d after weaning) and diet source (A, B, C, or D). There were 5 pigs ...


Variation In Chemical Composition Of Soybean Hulls, F F. Barbosa, Michael D. Tokach, Joel M. Derouchey, Robert D. Goodband, Jim L. Nelssen, Steven S. Dritz Jan 2008

Variation In Chemical Composition Of Soybean Hulls, F F. Barbosa, Michael D. Tokach, Joel M. Derouchey, Robert D. Goodband, Jim L. Nelssen, Steven S. Dritz

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

The objective of this study was to examine the variation in chemical composition of soybean hulls. Our goal was to develop regression equations characterizing the nutritive value of soybean hulls for use in swine diets. Samples (n = 39) were collected from different processing plants across the United States and analyzed for CP, GE, crude fiber (CF), ADF, NDF, fat, ash, Ca, P, and essential amino acids. One sample was excluded from these results because it contained approximately 10 times the amount of Ca (5.2% vs. a mean of 0.57%) as other samples. The results of chemical analysis of ...


Validation Of Control Diets For Lactose And Fish Meal Replacement Studies In Nursery Pigs, R C. Sulabo, Michael D. Tokach, Joel M. Derouchey, Robert D. Goodband, Jim L. Nelssen, Steven S. Dritz Jan 2008

Validation Of Control Diets For Lactose And Fish Meal Replacement Studies In Nursery Pigs, R C. Sulabo, Michael D. Tokach, Joel M. Derouchey, Robert D. Goodband, Jim L. Nelssen, Steven S. Dritz

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

The objective of this study was to develop and validate control test diets to be used for lactose and fish meal replacement studies in nursery pigs. A total of 180 nursery pigs (PIC, initially 16.6 lb and 28 ± 2 d of age) were blocked by initial weight and randomly allotted to 1 of the following 6 dietary treatments: (1) negative control (NC) diet based on corn-soybean meal, (2) NC + 10% food-grade whey, (3) NC + 10% feed-grade whey, (4) Diet 2 + 4.5% select menhaden fish meal, (5) Diet 2 + 2.25% select menhaden fish meal and 1.25 ...


Use Of Dried Distillers Grains With Solubles And Soybean Hulls In Nursery Pig Diets, F F. Barbosa, Michael D. Tokach, Joel M. Derouchey, Robert D. Goodband, Jim L. Nelssen, Steven S. Dritz Jan 2008

Use Of Dried Distillers Grains With Solubles And Soybean Hulls In Nursery Pig Diets, F F. Barbosa, Michael D. Tokach, Joel M. Derouchey, Robert D. Goodband, Jim L. Nelssen, Steven S. Dritz

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

A total of 3,186 pigs were used in two 21-d experiments to evaluate growth performance of nursery pigs fed different levels of dried distillers grains with soluble (DDGS) or soybean hulls. In each experiment, pigs (n = 1,593, and 24.0 lb in Exp. 1 and n = 1,593, and 27.3 lb in Exp. 2) were allotted to 72 pens (36 pens of barrows and 36 pens of gilts) with 21 or 22 pigs per pen on d 21 after weaning. A pen of barrows and pen of gilts shared a common feeder; thus, feeder was the experimental ...


Influence Of Organoleptic Properties Of The Feed And Nursery Diet Complexity On Preweaning And Nursery Performance, R C. Sulabo, C D. Risley, Michael D. Tokach, Joel M. Derouchey, Jim L. Nelssen, Robert D. Goodband, Steven S. Dritz Jan 2008

Influence Of Organoleptic Properties Of The Feed And Nursery Diet Complexity On Preweaning And Nursery Performance, R C. Sulabo, C D. Risley, Michael D. Tokach, Joel M. Derouchey, Jim L. Nelssen, Robert D. Goodband, Steven S. Dritz

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

Two experiments were performed to determine the effects of adding an enhanced feed flavor to the creep feed on the proportion of piglets consuming creep feed within litters and preweaning performance (Exp. 1) and the interactive effects of preweaning exposure to the flavor, nursery diet complexity, and flavor addition to nursery diets on postweaning performance (Exp. 2). In Exp. 1, 50 sows (PIC 1050) were blocked according to parity and date of farrowing and allotted to 2 experimental treatments in a randomized complete block design. Treatment 1 was a creep diet with no flavor (negative control), and treatment 2 was ...


Influence Of Glycerol And Added Fat On Finishing Pig Performance, A W. Duttlinger, Michael D. Tokach, Jim L. Nelssen, Robert D. Goodband, Joel M. Derouchey, Steven S. Dritz Jan 2008

Influence Of Glycerol And Added Fat On Finishing Pig Performance, A W. Duttlinger, Michael D. Tokach, Jim L. Nelssen, Robert D. Goodband, Joel M. Derouchey, Steven S. Dritz

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

A 28-d study was conducted to determine the influence of dietary glycerol on grow-finish pig performance. The experiment was conducted at a commercial swine research facility in southwest Minnesota. A total of 1,093 pigs (initially 171.3 lb, PIC) were blocked by weight and randomly allotted to 1 of 6 dietary treatments. Pigs were fed corn-soybean meal-based diets. The treatments were arranged in a 2 × 3 factorial with main effects of glycerol (0, 2.5, or 5%) and added fat (0 or 6%). Overall (d 0 to 28), there was a fat × glycerol interaction (P < 0.04) for ADFI. When 5% glycerol was added to diets without added fat, ADFI decreased; however, ADFI did not change when glycerol was added to diets containing 6% added fat. Pigs fed diets with added fat had improved (P < 0.01) ADG and F/G compared with pigs fed diets with no added fat. Increasing glycerol decreased ADG (linear, P < 0.02) and ADFI (linear, P < 0.04) and tended (linear, P < 0.08) to worsen F/G, a result of the negative effect of adding glycerol to diets without fat. In conclusion, 6% added fat improved ADG and F/G, but the glycerol used in this study decreased ADG and ADFI when added to diets without added fat.; Swine Day, 2008, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, 2008


Evaluation Of Deoiled Corn Dried Distillers Grains With Solubles (Solvent Extracted) On Growth Performance Of Nursery Pigs, J Y. Jacela, L Brandts, R C. Thaler, D Peters, D E. Little, Joel M. Derouchey, Michael D. Tokach, Robert D. Goodband, Jim L. Nelssen, Steven S. Dritz Jan 2008

Evaluation Of Deoiled Corn Dried Distillers Grains With Solubles (Solvent Extracted) On Growth Performance Of Nursery Pigs, J Y. Jacela, L Brandts, R C. Thaler, D Peters, D E. Little, Joel M. Derouchey, Michael D. Tokach, Robert D. Goodband, Jim L. Nelssen, Steven S. Dritz

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

A total of 210 pigs (initially 22.0 lb) were used in a 28-d study to evaluate the effects of increasing deoiled corn dried distillers grains with solubles, solvent extracted (dDGS) on nursery pig growth performance. Pigs were blocked on the basis of pen weight and randomly allotted to 1 of 5 dietary treatments containing 0, 5, 10, 20, or 30% dDGS. There were 7 pens per treatment and 6 pigs per pen. All diets were formulated to equivalent ME and standardized ileal digestible lysine concentrations. Soybean oil was added to the dDGS diets as an energy source to equalize ...


Effects Of Ractopamine Hcl (Paylean) And Α-Lipoic Acid On The Growth Performance And Carcass Characteristics Of Finishing Pigs, J R. Bergstrom, Terry A. Houser, Michael D. Tokach, J A. Gunderson, A N. Gipe, J Jacela, J M. Benz, R C. Sulabo, Jim L. Nelssen, Joel M. Derouchey, Robert D. Goodband, Steven S. Dritz Jan 2008

Effects Of Ractopamine Hcl (Paylean) And Α-Lipoic Acid On The Growth Performance And Carcass Characteristics Of Finishing Pigs, J R. Bergstrom, Terry A. Houser, Michael D. Tokach, J A. Gunderson, A N. Gipe, J Jacela, J M. Benz, R C. Sulabo, Jim L. Nelssen, Joel M. Derouchey, Robert D. Goodband, Steven S. Dritz

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

A total of 48 gilts (initially 211 lb) were used to evaluate the effects of ractopamine HCl and α-lipoic acid on finishing pig performance and carcass characteristics. Pigs were blocked by weight and randomly allotted to 1 of 4 dietary treatments in a 22-d experi-ment. Pigs were fed corn-soybean meal-based diets. Treatments were arranged as a 2 × 2 factorial with main effects of ractopamine HCl (0 or 9 g/ton) and α-lipoic acid (0 or 300 ppm). For overall growth performance (d 0 to 22), ADG tended (P < 0.09) to be greater for pigs fed ractopamine HCl. Although F/G improved (P < 0.01) for pigs fed ractopamine HCl, there was a trend (P < 0.07) for an interaction between ractopamine HCl and α-lipoic acid. For pigs fed diets without ractopamine HCl, added α-lipoic acid numerically improved F/G, whereas in pigs fed ractopamine HCl, added α-lipoic acid numerically worsened F/G. Average final weight tended (P < 0.06) to be greater for pigs fed ractopamine HCl. No other differences in growth performance were observed. For the comparison of carcass characteristics, average live weight, HCW, yield, loin eye area at the 10th rib, and standardized fat-free lean were increased (P < 0.04) for pigs fed ractopamine HCl. Average backfat thickness tended (P < 0.06) to decrease for pigs fed ractopamine HCl. Tenth-rib backfat increased (P < 0.05) for pigs fed α-lipoic acid, and the percent fat-free lean of pigs fed α-lipoic acid tended (P < 0.10) to decrease as a result. In conclusion, the growth performance and carcass characteristics of pigs fed ractopamine HCl were improved. Feeding 300 ppm of α-lipoic acid did not affect growth performance but did tend to increase carcass fat content.; Swine Day, 2008, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, 2008


Effects Of Pepsoygen And Dried Porcine Solubles 50 In Nursery Pig Diets, C K. Jones, Joel M. Derouchey, Jim L. Nelssen, Michael D. Tokach, Robert D. Goodband, Steven S. Dritz Jan 2008

Effects Of Pepsoygen And Dried Porcine Solubles 50 In Nursery Pig Diets, C K. Jones, Joel M. Derouchey, Jim L. Nelssen, Michael D. Tokach, Robert D. Goodband, Steven S. Dritz

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

Two experiments were conducted to evaluate the effects of dietary specialty protein source on weanling pig growth performance. In Exp. 1, 350 pigs (initially 13.4 lb) were used in a 35-d growth trial to compare the effects of fish meal, PepSoyGen, and dried porcine solubles (DPS 50) on weanling pig performance. Seven dietary treatments were fed: (1) negative control, (2) 3% fish meal, (3) 6% fish meal, (4) 3.75% PepSoyGen, (5) 7.50% PepSoyGen, (6) 1.88% PepSoyGen and 1.88% DPS 50, and (7) 3.75% PepSoyGen and 3.75% DPS 50. From d 0 to 14 ...


Effects Of Morinda Citrifolia (Noni) And Diet Complexity On Growth Performance In Weanling Pigs, C Feoli, Joe D. Hancock, Keith C. Behnke Jan 2008

Effects Of Morinda Citrifolia (Noni) And Diet Complexity On Growth Performance In Weanling Pigs, C Feoli, Joe D. Hancock, Keith C. Behnke

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

Two experiments were conducted to determine the effects of concentration (0, 0.75, 1.5, 3.0, and 6.0%) of Morinda citrifolia (no-ni; Morinda Agricultural Products, Orem, UT) and diet complexity in weanling pigs. In Exp. 1, 210 pigs (initially 13.4 lb) were used in a 35-d growth assay; there were 7 pigs per pen and 6 pens per treatment. Diets were corn-soybean meal-based, and lysine concentrations were 1.8% for d 0 to 7, 1.6% for d 7 to 21, and 1.4% for d 21 to 35 with feed and water con-sumed on an ad ...


Effects Of Increasing Standardized Ileal Digestible Lysine:Calorie Ratio On Gilts Grown In A Commercial Finishing Environment, N W. Shelton, Michael D. Tokach, Robert D. Goodband, Jim L. Nelssen, Joel M. Derouchey, Steven S. Dritz Jan 2008

Effects Of Increasing Standardized Ileal Digestible Lysine:Calorie Ratio On Gilts Grown In A Commercial Finishing Environment, N W. Shelton, Michael D. Tokach, Robert D. Goodband, Jim L. Nelssen, Joel M. Derouchey, Steven S. Dritz

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

A total of 2,165 commercial gilts (PIC 337 × 1050) were used in two 4-wk studies to determine the lysine requirement for growing and finishing gilts. All diets were corn-soybean meal based and contained 0.15% L-lysine HCl and 3% added fat. Desired lysine levels were achieved by altering the corn and soybean meal level in the diet. Each experiment consisted of 6 treatments with 7 pens per treatment and 24 to 27 pigs per pen. In Exp. 1, 1,085 gilts (initially 84.2 lb) were used with standardized ileal digestible (SID) lysine:calorie ratios of 2.01 ...


Effects Of Feeding Excess Crude Protein On Growth Performance And Carcass Traits Of Finishing Pigs, S M. Williams, C Feoli, S Issa, Terry L. Gugle, Joe D. Hancock Jan 2008

Effects Of Feeding Excess Crude Protein On Growth Performance And Carcass Traits Of Finishing Pigs, S M. Williams, C Feoli, S Issa, Terry L. Gugle, Joe D. Hancock

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

A total of 176 pigs (88 barrows and 88 gilts, average initial BW of 209 lb) were used in a 33-d experiment to determine the effects of excess dietary CP on growth performance and carcass measurements of finishing pigs. Pigs were sorted by sex and ancestry and blocked by weight with 11 pigs per pen and 4 pens per treatment. Treatments were corn-soybean meal based and formulated to a minimum of 0.80% total lysine but with 12, 14, 16, and 18% CP. Feed and water were consumed on an ad libitum basis until pigs were slaughtered (average final BW ...


Effects Of Feeder Design On Growth Performance And Carcass Characteristics Of Finishing Pigs, J R. Bergstrom, Michael D. Tokach, Jim L. Nelssen, Joel M. Derouchey, Robert D. Goodband, Steven S. Dritz Jan 2008

Effects Of Feeder Design On Growth Performance And Carcass Characteristics Of Finishing Pigs, J R. Bergstrom, Michael D. Tokach, Jim L. Nelssen, Joel M. Derouchey, Robert D. Goodband, Steven S. Dritz

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

Two experiments were conducted to compare the effects of feeder design (conventional dry vs. wet-dry feeder) on finishing pig performance. In Exp. 1, 1,186 pigs (PIC 337 × 1050) were used in a 69-d experiment. Pigs were weighed (avg. 70.8 lb) and allotted to 1 of 2 feeder types in a completely randomized design. There were 22 pens per feeder type with 26 to 28 pigs per pen. All pigs were fed the same dietary sequence in 4 phases (d 0 to 10, 10 to 28, 28 to 50, and 50 to 69). Overall (d 0 to 69 ...


Effects Of Feeder Adjustment On Growth Performance Of Growing And Finishing Pigs, A W. Duttlinger, Michael D. Tokach, Joel M. Derouchey, Jim L. Nelssen, Robert D. Goodband, Steven S. Dritz Jan 2008

Effects Of Feeder Adjustment On Growth Performance Of Growing And Finishing Pigs, A W. Duttlinger, Michael D. Tokach, Joel M. Derouchey, Jim L. Nelssen, Robert D. Goodband, Steven S. Dritz

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

Two studies were conducted to determine the effects of feeder adjustment on growth performance of growing and finishing pigs. Both experiments were conducted at a commercial swine research facility in southwest Minnesota. In Exp. 1, a total of 1,170 barrows and gilts (PIC, initially 129.0 lb) were used in a 70-d study. Pigs were blocked by weight and randomly allotted to 1 of 5 treatments with 9 replications per treatment. The treatments were feeder settings of 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5, based on settings at the top of the STACO stainless steel dry feeders. Pigs were fed ...


Effects Of Expander Conditioning On The Nutritional Value Of Diets With Dried Distillers Grains With Solubles In Nursery And Finishing Pigs, C Feoli, Terry L. Gugle, S D. Carter, Joe D. Hancock, Keith C. Behnke Jan 2008

Effects Of Expander Conditioning On The Nutritional Value Of Diets With Dried Distillers Grains With Solubles In Nursery And Finishing Pigs, C Feoli, Terry L. Gugle, S D. Carter, Joe D. Hancock, Keith C. Behnke

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Three experiments were conducted to determine the effects of expander conditioning on nutritional value of diets without and with corn- and sorghum-based dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS). In Exp. 1, 180 nursery pigs (average weight 29 lb) were assigned to 30 pens. Treatments were arranged as a 3 × 2 factorial with main effects of diet formulation (corn-soybean meal vs. 30% corn- or sorghum-based DDGS) and conditioning (standard steam vs. expander) prior to pelleting. Pigs fed corn-soybean meal diets had better (P < 0.005) ADG, F/G, and digestibility of DM, N, and GE than pigs fed diets with DDGS. Diets with corn-based DDGS supported better (P < 0.03) ADG, F/G, and digestibility of DM and N than diets with sorghum-based DDGS. Expander processing improved (P < 0.009) ADG, F/G, and digestibility of DM, N, and GE compared with standard conditioning. Pigs fed diets with sorghum-based DDGS showed the greatest response in F/G to expander conditioning leading to a DDGS source × conditioning interaction (P < 0.008). In Exp. 2, 176 finishing pigs (average weight 164 lb) were assigned to 16 pens. Treatments were arranged as a 2 × 2 factorial with main effects of diet formulation (corn-soybean meal vs. 40% sorghum-based DDGS) and conditioning (standard steam vs. ex-pander) prior to pelleting. Net electrical energy required for feed processing was lower (P < 0.001) and production rate was greater (P < 0.005) for the corn-soybean meal diets than for diets with DDGS. However, pellet durability was improved (P < 0.001) by addition of DDGS to the diets. Pigs fed corn-soybean meal diets had better (P < 0.03) overall ADG and F/G than pigs fed diets with DDGS. Expander conditioning did not affect ADG (P > 0.83) but improved overall F/G and dressing percentage (P < 0.007). In Exp. 3, 192 finishing pigs (average weight 222 lb) were assigned to 16 pens to determine nutrient digestibility. Treatments were the same as in Exp. 2. Feed and water was consumed ad libitum during a 6-d adjustment period; then, feces were collected for 2 d. Corn-soybean meal diets had greater (P < 0.001) digestibility of DM, N, and GE than diets with DDGS, and expander conditioning improved (P < 0.02) digestibility of DM, N, and GE compared with standard conditioning. However, the improved digestibility of DM with expander conditioning was apparent primarily for the DDGS diets (diet × conditioning interaction, P < 0.01). In conclusion, expanding diets improved ADG, F/G, and nutrient digestibility in nursery pigs and F/G, dressing percentage, and nutrient digestibility in finishing pigs fed diets without and with DDGS.; Swine Day, 2008, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, 2008


Effects Of Excess Dietary Crude Protein From Soybean Meal And Dried Distillers Grains With Solubles In Diets For Finishing Pigs, S M. Williams, C Feoli, S Issa, Terry L. Gugle, Joe D. Hancock Jan 2008

Effects Of Excess Dietary Crude Protein From Soybean Meal And Dried Distillers Grains With Solubles In Diets For Finishing Pigs, S M. Williams, C Feoli, S Issa, Terry L. Gugle, Joe D. Hancock

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

A total of 180 pigs (90 barrows and 90 gilts, average initial weight of 148 lb) were used in a 67-d experiment to determine the effects of excess dietary CP on growth performance and carcass measurements in finishing pigs. The pigs were sorted by ancestry and blocked by weight with 12 pigs per pen and 5 pens per treatment. Treatments were corn-soybean meal-based diets formulated to 15.3 and 18.3% CP and a corn-soybean-DDGS-based diet formulated to 18.3% CP. Feed and water were consumed on an ad libitum basis until the pigs were slaughtered (average final weight of ...


Effects Of Different Feeding Regimens On Growth, Longevity, And Semen Characteristics Of Working Boars In A Commercial Ai Stud, R C. Sulabo, J Quackenbush, Robert D. Goodband, Michael D. Tokach, Joel M. Derouchey, Jim L. Nelssen, Steven S. Dritz Jan 2008

Effects Of Different Feeding Regimens On Growth, Longevity, And Semen Characteristics Of Working Boars In A Commercial Ai Stud, R C. Sulabo, J Quackenbush, Robert D. Goodband, Michael D. Tokach, Joel M. Derouchey, Jim L. Nelssen, Steven S. Dritz

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

The objective of the study was to determine the effects of 2 different feeding regimens on growth performance, semen production and quality, and longevity of boars in a commercial AI stud. A total of 30 replacement boars (PIC TR4, 375 lb and 14.2 mo of age) were randomly selected and allotted to 1 of 2 treatments. The control feeding program was the normal feeding program of the stud; boars were fed 6.7 lb/d for the first 8 wk, and then feeding was adjusted according to body condition of the individual boar. For the treatment feeding program, boars ...


Effects Of Copper Sulfate, Tri-Basic Copper Chloride, And Zinc Oxide On Weanling Pig Growth And Plasma Mineral Concentrations, N W. Shelton, Jim L. Nelssen, G M. Hill, Michael D. Tokach, Robert D. Goodband, Joel M. Derouchey, Steven S. Dritz Jan 2008

Effects Of Copper Sulfate, Tri-Basic Copper Chloride, And Zinc Oxide On Weanling Pig Growth And Plasma Mineral Concentrations, N W. Shelton, Jim L. Nelssen, G M. Hill, Michael D. Tokach, Robert D. Goodband, Joel M. Derouchey, Steven S. Dritz

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

Two 28-d experiments were conducted to determine the effects of increasing dietary zinc and copper levels on weanling pig performance. In each experiment, 180 weanling pigs (PIC, 21 d of age, 12.5 lb in Exp. 1 and 13.2 lb in Exp. 2) were allotted to 1 of 6 treatments with 5 and 6 replications in Exp. 1 and 2, respectively. Diets were fed in 2 phases (d 0 to 14 and 14 to 28), and the trace mineral premix provided 165 ppm zinc and 16.5 ppm copper to all diets. In Exp. 1, treatments were arranged as ...


Effects Of Commercial Enzymes In Diets Containing Dried Distillers Grains With Solubles For Nursery Pigs, C K. Jones, J R. Bergstrom, Michael D. Tokach, Joel M. Derouchey, Jim L. Nelssen, Robert D. Goodband, Steven S. Dritz Jan 2008

Effects Of Commercial Enzymes In Diets Containing Dried Distillers Grains With Solubles For Nursery Pigs, C K. Jones, J R. Bergstrom, Michael D. Tokach, Joel M. Derouchey, Jim L. Nelssen, Robert D. Goodband, Steven S. Dritz

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

Two experiments utilizing a total of 530 pigs were conducted to evaluate the effects of commercial enzymes in diets containing dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) on nursery pig growth performance. In Exp. 1, 180 pigs (initially 19.9 lb) were used in a 27-d growth trial to compare the effects of Easyzyme, Hemicell-W, and Porzyme in diets containing 30% DDGS on weanling pig performance. The 5 dietary treatments fed were a positive control (corn-soybean meal-based diet), negative control (diet with 30% corn DDGS), and the negative control diet with either 0.05% Easyzyme, 0.05% Hemicell-W, or 0.05 ...