Influence of dietary calcium and phytase source on litter moisture and mineral content. M. R. Bedford*1, T. Parr1, M. E. Persia1, A. Batal2, and C. L. Wyatt1, 1Syngenta Animal Nutrition, Research Triangle Park, NC, 2University of Georgia, Athens.
A holo-analysis of trials investigating the gain and feed conversion ratio benefits of Quantum™ phytase supplementation to broilers under a variety of managerial, environmental and dietary conditions. M. R. Bedford*, C. Murphy, and M. E. Persia, Syngenta Animal Nutrition, Research Triangle Park, NC.
A novel rapid method for determining Quantum™ phytase activity levels in animal feeds. R. Upton*, C. Wyatt, M. Yarnall, A. Bruton, and T. Parr, Syngenta Animal Nutrition, Research Triangle Park, NC.
The interaction between dietary electrolyte balance and microbial phytase on the performance and nutrient utilization of broiler chickens. V. Ravindran*1, A. J. Cowieson2, and P. H. Selle3, 1Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand, 2Danisco Animal Nutrition, Marlborough, United Kingdom, 3University of Sydney, Camden, Australia.
Energetic implications of endogenous amino acid flow at the terminal ileum of broilers as influenced by phytate and phytase. A. J. Cowieson*1 and V. Ravindran2, 1Danisco Animal Nutrition, Marlborough, United Kingdom, 2Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand.
The response of chicks fed 5 corn cultivars to phytase supplementation. G. M. Pesti*, H. M. Edwards, Jr., and R. I. Bakalli, University of Georgia, Athens.
Performance and nutrient utilization in broilers fed corn-soybean based diets supplemented with coated phytase. I. A. Emiola*1, T. A. Woyengo1, A. Owusu-Asiedu2, P. H. Simmins2, W. Guenter1, and C. M. Nyachoti1, 1University of
Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, 2Danisco Animal Nutrition, Marlborough, United Kingdom.
Phytase recovery test after pelleting process in different commercial feed mills in Brazil. J. O. B. Sorbara*1,2
, J. L.
Lecznieski1, C. Arakaki1, and F.J. Piraces1, 1DSM Nutritional Products, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil, 2Universidade Estadual de Maringa, Maringa, PR, Brazil.
Influence of feed phosphates and phytase supplementation on broiler performance. T. Mushtaq*1, M. Sarwar1, G. Ahmad1,2, M. A. Mirza1, and M. M. H. Mushtaq1, 1University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan, 2Shamim Feed Industries, Bahawalpur, Pakistan.
Plane of nutrition by tick burden interaction in cattle: Effect on metabolic indicators in plasma. D. Tolleson*, G. Carstens, T. Welsh, P. Teel, O. Strey, S. Prince, K. Dean, and L. Slay, Texas A&M University.
Using serum components and ultrasound measurements at weaning to predict feedlot gain and carcass merit. J. S. Thurlow*1, T. L. Perkins2, S. T. Reiter1, A. H. Brown Jr.1, and C. F. Rosenkrans Jr.1, 1University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, 2Missouri State University, Springfield.
Use of infrared thermal imaging to measure changes in body temperature following lipopolysaccharide (LPS) administration in hair sheep ewes. R. W. Godfrey*1, R. C. Ketring1, and S. T. Willard2, 1University of the Virgin Islands, Agricultural Experiment Station, St. Croix, US Virgin Islands, 2Mississippi State University, Mississippi State.
Effects of plane of nutrition and selenium on colostrum quality and mammary development in ewes. T. J. Swanson*1, C. J. Hammer1, J. B. Taylor2, D. A. Redmer1, K. A. Vonnahme1, J. S. Luther1, T. L. Neville1, J. J. Reed1, J. S. Caton1, and L. P. Reynolds1, 1North Dakota State University, Fargo, 2USDA-ARS, U.S. Sheep Experiment Station, Dubois, ID.
Evaluating nutritional status of Dorper and Rambouillet ewes in a range sheep production system. T. R. Whitney*, D. F. Waldron, T. D. Willingham, and B. O. Payne, Texas A&M Agricultural Experiment Station, San Angelo.
Variation in metabolic parameters in dairy cattle kept in a constant environment. K. L. Ingvartsen*, T. Larsen, P. Berg, and N. C. Friggens, University of Aarhus, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Tjele, Denmark.
Uncovering adaptive hepatic gene networks due to prepartum plane of dietary energy and physiological state in periparturient Holstein cows. M. Bionaz*, J. K. Drackley, S. L. Rodriguez-Zas, H. M. Dann, N. A. Janovick Guretzky, R. E. Everts, R. Oliveira, H. A. Lewin, and J. J. Loor, University of Illinois, Urbana.
Liver fatty acid binding protein (FABP) and acyl-CoA synthase (ACSL) isoform gene expression due to plane of dietary energy prepartum in dairy cows. M. Bionaz*, J. K. Drackley, H. M. Dann, and J. J. Loor, University of Illinois, Urbana.
Physiology & Endocrinology - Livestock and Poultry Metabolic Physiology Chair: Ramesh Ramachandran, Pennsylvania State University 210