Effect of organic acids and antibiotic growth promoters on growth performance, gastrointestinal pH, intestinal microbial populations and immune responses of weaned pigs. Z. Li1, D. Li1, G. Yi*2, J. Yin1, and P. Sun1, 1China Agricultural University, Beijing, P.R. China, 2DaChan NorthEast Asia Corp, Beijing, P. R. China.
Dietary supplementation with glycyrrhetinic acid (GA) increases endogenous arginine provision and growth performance in milk-fed piglets. Z. S. He1, Y. L. Hu2, Y. L. Yin*1,3, R. L. Huang1, X. F. Kong1, T. J. Li1, F. W. Li1, and G. Y. Wu1,3, Institute of Subtropical Agriculture, The Chinese Academy of Sciences, Changsha, Hunan, China, 2Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China, 3Texas A&M University, College Station.
Dietary arginine supplementation enhances the immune status of piglets. B. E. Tan1, Y. L. Yin*1, X. F. Kong1, T. J. Li1, R. L. Huang1, P. Zhang1, F. G. Yin1, I. Shinzato2, S. W. Kim , and G. Y. Wu1,4, 1Institute of Subtropical Agriculture, The Chinese Academy of Sciences, Changsha, Hunan, China, Ajinomoto, Tokyo, Japan, 3Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas A&M University, College Station.
Evaluation of different additives in weaned pigs raised in a commercial setting. K. J. Touchette1, M. D. Newcomb1, J. A. Cuaron2, G. Lanz-Arias2, and D. W. Giesting*1, 1Cargill Animal Nutrition, Elk River, MN, 2INIFIAP/PAIPEME, Queretaro, Qro., Mexico.
The interaction of dietary energy and an E. coli phytase enzyme on the performance of weanling pigs. A. D. Beaulieu*1, J. F. Patience1, T. M. Parr2, C. L. Wyatt2, and M. R. Bedford2, 1Prairie Swine Centre, Inc., Saskatoon, SK, Canada, 2Syngenta Animal Nutrition, RTP, NC.
Bioavailability of iron in an organic iron source for young pigs. G. L. Cromwell*, M. D. Lindemann, and H. J. Monegue, University of Kentucky, Lexington.
A comparison of water delivered direct fed microbials or organic acids with in-feed antibiotics on weanling pig growth performance, intestinal morphology, gut microbiota and immune status following a Salmonella typhimurium challenge. M. C. Walsh*1, D. M. Sholly1, K. L. Saddoris1, B. E. Aldridge1, A. L. Sutton1, M. H. Rostagno2, B. T. Richert1, and J. S. Radcliffe1, 1Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, 2USDA Livestock Behaviour Unit, West Lafayette, IN.
Influence of diet and manure management on growth performance and carcass characteristics of wean-finish pigs. D. M. Sholly*, R. B. Hinson, K. L. Saddoris, M. C. Walsh, A. L. Sutton, B. T. Richert, and J. S. Radcliffe, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.
Relationship of isoprostanes, biomarker of oxidative stress, and pig productivity. T. S. Stahl*, J. B. Zamzow, D. Wang, and A. E. Atwood, Iowa State University, Ames.
The impact of coating on thermostability and bioefficacy of phytase in weaned pigs fed corn-soybean meal based diets. A. Owusu-Asiedu1, P. H. Simmins1, J. L. Landero2,3, and R. T. Zijlstra*3, 1Danisco Animal Nutrition, Marlborough, UK, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, Mexicali, México, 3University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada.
Enzymatic comparisons of Aspergillus niger PhyA and Escherichia coli AppA2 phytases. A. H. J. Ullah2, J. D. Weaver*1, K. Sethumadhavan2, E. J. Mullaney2, and X. G. Lei1, 1Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 2SRRC, ARS, USDA, New Orleans, LA.
Effects of dietary electrolyte balance and molasses in diets with corn-based distillers dried grains with solubles on growth performance in nursery and finishing pigs. C. Feoli*1, J. D. Hancock1, S. M. Williams1, T. L. Gugle1, S. D. Carter2, and N. A. Cole3, 1Kansas State University, Manhattan, 2Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, 3USDA/ARS, Bushland, TX.
T. Steiner4, 1University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria, 2BIOMIN America Inc, San Antonio, Texas, 3Universidad Mayor, Santiago, Chile, 4BIOMIN GmbH, Herzogenburg, Austria.
Effects of phytobiotics on nursery pig performance. R. C. Sulabo*1, J. Y. Jacela1, J. M. DeRouchey1, M. D. Tokach1, F. Neher2, R. D. Goodband1, S. S. Dritz1, and J. L. Nelssen1, 1Kansas State University, Manhattan, 2Biomin Inc., San Antonio, TX.
Dietary supplementation with Acanthopanax Senticosus extracts enhances the digestion and absorption of dietary protein and amino acids in weaned pigs. F. G. Yin*1, X. F. Kong1, Y. L. Yin1, H. J. Liu1, F. F. Xing1, Q. H. He1, T. J. Li1, R. L. Huang1, P. Zhang1, and G. Y. Wu1,2, 1Institute of Subtropical Agriculture, The Chinese Academy of Sciences, Changsha, Hunan, China, 2Texas A&M University, College Station.
Nonruminant Nutrition Weanling Pig Nutrition Chair: Jeffery Escobar, Virginia Polytechnic and State University 210