Effects of a ground raw soybean diet on reproductive performance in gilts. D. Sykes*, K. Necaise, W. Brookshire, P. Gerard, F. Cunningham, M. Crenshaw, and P. Ryan, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State.
Effect of feeding Luctarom "S" 55972Z® on sow reproductive performance. D. Towey1, J. Sonderman2, D. Reese*1, D. Travnicek1, and K. Eskridge1, 1University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, 2Danbred North America, Columbus, NE.
Supplemental microbial phytase effects the expression of intestinal and liver mineral transporters in the iron/zinc deficient pig. E Tako*, R. P Glahn, R. M Welch, X Lei, and D. D Miller, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.
Effects of dried distillers grains and NCKP soybean meal on growth performance and fat quality characteristics of growing/finishing pigs. J. M. Benz*, M. D. Tokach, S. S. Dritz, J. L. Nelssen, J. M. DeRouchey, and R. D. Goodband, Kansas State University, Manhattan.
Effects of a commercial sequestering agent on performances of fattening pigs fed diet artificially contaminated by aflatoxin B1 and ochratoxin A. G. Battacone*1, G. A. Carboni2, P. Nicolussi2, C. Patta2, and G. Pulina1, 1Dipartimento di Scienze Zootecniche - University of Sassari, Sassari, Italy, 2Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale per la Sardegna, Sassari, Italy.
Ghrelin secretion is more closely aligned to the energy balance than with feeding behaviour in the grower pig. P. C. Wynn*, K. Scrimgeour, M. J. Gresham, P. Thomson, and R. E Newman, Faculty of Veterinary Science University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia.
Chair: Mark Wilson, Ralco Nutrition 217 C
SYMPOSIUM Teaching/Undergraduate & Graduate Education From Choosing a Graduate Program to Embarking on a Successful Career: A Guide for Livestock and Poultry Science Students Chair: Meghan Wulster-Radcliffe, American Society of Animal Science 204 B
Choosing a graduate program. D. R. Notter*, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg.
Research and teaching: what else? The unwritten guide to graduate school. C. C. Taylor-Edwards*, University of Kentucky, Lexington.
The defense is scheduled, now what? A job? S. R. Jordan, AgriTech Placement LLC.
Opportunities outside of the lab, international experience, networking, and professional societies? J. S. Radcliffe*, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.
Why it is important to understand bioethical concepts. R. D. Reynnells*1, C. C. Croney2, and D. J. R. Cherney3, USDA/CSREES/PAS, Washington, DC, 2Oregon State University, Corvallis, 3Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.
The ethical landscape of non surgical embryo-transfer in pigs: An explorative Study of Public Concerns. F. R. Stafleu2, D. W. B. Ducro-Steverink1, and J. W. M. Merks*1, 1IPG, Institute for Pig Genetics B.V., Beuningen, the Netherlands, 2Ethics Institute, Utrecht University, Utrecht, the Netherlands.
Animal welfare and the ethics of care: towards a sustainable practice. R. Anthony*, University of Alaska, Anchorage.
Animal biotechnology: where to from here? A. L. Van Eenennaam*, University of California, Davis.
Bio Ethics - Livestock and Poultry Chair: Mhairi Sutherland, Texas Tech University 206 A
SYMPOSIUM Distillers Grains Symposium 217 D
Overview of the ethanol industry, current energy environment and energy bill. B. Dineen, Renewable Fuels Association.