Nutritional value of sticky coffee hull silage on starting pigs diets. I. Moreira*1, P. L. O. Carvalho1, D. Paiano2, L. M. Peñuela Sierra3, L. M. Piano1, and M. E. O. Girola , Universidade Estadual de Maringá, Maringá, Paraná, Brazil, 2Universidade Estadual de Mato Grosso do Sul, Aquidauana, MS, Brazil, Universidad Del Tolima, Ibagué, Tolima, Colombia.
Use of sticky coffee hull silage on growing pigs feeding. I. Moreira*1, P. L. O. Carvalho1, D. Paiano2, G. C. Oliveira1, I. S. Kuroda Júnior1, and F. L. Mourinho1, 1Universidade Estadual de Maringá, Maringá, Paraná, Brazil, 2Universidade Estadual de Mato Grosso do Sul, Aquidauana, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil.
Evaluating varied periods of water deprivation on body weight and feed intake in 50 to 70 kg pigs. A. D. Quant*, M. D. Lindemann, G. L. Cromwell, H. J. Monegue, J. S. Monegue, and B. G. Kim, University of Kentucky, Lexington.
Evaluation of pigs raised on two types of pasture-based and a confined grow-finish systems for production efficiency. K. Nadarajah*, D. L. Kuhlers, and W. F. Owsley, Auburn University, Auburn, AL.
An analysis of the effect of age and weaning status on gastrointestinal characteristics and microbiota of young pigs. J. C. Miguel*, P. J. Laski, R. I. Mackie, and J. E. Pettigrew, University of Illinois, Urbana.
Effect of bacitracin supplementation on lactation management, neonatal piglet performance, and subsequent reproductive performance of sows. F. B. Turner*1, L. M. Thompson1, K. J. Kinney1, S. E. Shute1, W. L. Flowers1, R. A. Schlutz2, and B. Pratte3, 1North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 2Avoca Veterinary Clinic, Avoca, IA, 3Alpharma Animal Health Division, Fort Lee, NJ.
Comparing histopathological scores and exterior data for phenotyping pigs to address leg weakness. C. Rudolph, E. Tholen, M. Mielenz, G. Breves*, K. Schellander, and H. Sauerwein, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany.
A novel freezing-thawing device for porcine semen using a detachable catheter. G. Rocha-Chavez1, M. A. Pinto-Jacobo*2,1, L. Pinal- Suazo1, and J. G. Michel-Parra1, 1CUSUR Univ de Guadalajara, Cd Guzman Jalisco Mexico, 2URPJ, Guadalajara Jalisco Mexico.
Analysis of the association of factors associated with stillbirth in breeding sows. S. S. Anil*, L. Anil, J. Deen, S. K. Baidoo, and R. D. Walker, University of Minnesota, St. Paul.
Influence of sex and terminal sire line on fresh meat quality, fatty acid profile of backfat, and ham weight losses during ripening of Iberian pigs reared under intensive production systems. M. P. Serrano1, D. G. Valencia1, R. Lázaro1, A. Fuentetaja2, and G. G. Mateos*1, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain, 2Copese, Segovia, Spain.
Influence of gender on growth and carcass quality of pigs slaughtered at the same age destined to the production of high quality dry-cured hams. M. A. Latorre1, L. Ariño2, E. García3, and R. Lázaro*4, 1Centro de Investigaci$/oacute;n y Tecnología Agroalimentaria de Arag$/oacute;n, Zaragoza, Spain, 2Integraciones Porcinas S.L., Teruel, Spain, 3Jamones y Embutidos Alto Mijares S.L., Teruel, Spain, Universidad Polit$/eacute;cnica de Madrid, Spain.
Influence of slaughter weight on performance and carcass quality of pigs destined to the production of high quality dry-cured hams. M. A. Latorre1, L. Ari$/ntilde;o2, E. Garc$/iacute;a3, and G. G. Mateos*4, 1Centro de Investigaci$/oacute;n y Tecnología Agroalimentaria de Arag$/oacute;n, Zaragoza, Spain, 2Integraciones Porcinas S.L. Teruel, Spain, 3Jamones y Embutidos Alto Mijares S.L., Teruel, Spain, Universidad Polit$/eacute;cnica de Madrid, Spain.
Change of characteristics of rib eye with cut section of pork using computer image analysis. M. Oishi*, Y. Furumoto, S. Hidaka, and K. Kuchida, Obihiro University of A & VM, Obihiro, Hokkaido, Japan.
Susin1, C. Q. Mendes1, G. H. Rodrigues1, F. S. Urano1, C. A. Oliveira2, and P. Viau2, 1ESALQ/University of São Paulo, Piracicaba, SP, Brazil, 2FMVZ/University of São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brazil.
Multivariate analysis of within-litter birth weight variation, litter weight and litter size in the Ripollesa ewe. J. Casellas*, G. Caja, and J. Piedrafita, Grup de Recerca en Remugants, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Spain.
The influence of maternal and fetal breed on vascularity of the placenta in sheep. P. P. Borowicz*, A. T. Grazul-Bilska, D. A. Redmer, K. A. Vonnahme, J. S. Caton, and L. P. Reynolds, Center for Nutrition and Pregnancy, and Department of Animal and Range Sciences, North Dakota State University, Fargo.
Genetic resistance to nematode parasites in sheep: use of Box-Cox transformation in QTL mapping. M. V. B. Silva*1, C. P. Van Tassell1, T. S. Sonstegard1, J. Mugambi2, S. Nagda2, S. McClintock2, M. Malek3, P. Boettcher3, S. Kemp2, J. F. Garcia3, F. Iraq2, and O. Hanotte2, United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville,MD, 2International Livestock Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya, 3Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, Austria.
Effect of HCl-Zilpaterol and HCl-ractopamine on non-carcass components of hair sheep grown in the feedlot. F. G. Rios*, J. C. Robles, A. Estrada-Angulo, J. F. Obregon, G. Contreras, and A. B. Perez, FMVZ - UAS, Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico.
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