The use of nicotinic acid as antilipolytic agent to induce sustained low plasma NEFA concentrations in feed restricted Holstein cows. J. A. A. Pires* and R. R. Grummer, University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Reduction of plasma NEFA concentration by nicotinic acid enhances the response to insulin in feed restricted Holstein cows. J. A. A. Pires*, J. B. Pescara, and R. R. Grummer, University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Effect of short-term feeding of a plant botanical during late-gestation on temperature and physiological responses of piglets challenged with LPS. J. L. Salak-Johnson*1, J. M. Suchomel1, S. R. Niekamp1, S. Block2, and R. Balsbaugh3, 1University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, 2ADM Animal Nutrition Research, Decatur, IN, 3ADM Alliance Nutrition, Inc., Quincy, IL.
Effects of multiple concurrent stressors on rectal temperature, blood acid-base status, and loin muscle glycolytic potential in market weight pigs. M. J. Ritter*1, M. Ellis2, D. B. Anderson3, S. E. Curtis2, K. K. Keffaber1, J. Killefer2, F. K. McKeith2, C. M. Murphy2, and B. A. Peterson2, 1ELANCO Animal Health, Greenfield, IN, 2University of Illinois, Urbana, 3Colorado State University, Fort Collins.
Neonatal Fc receptor mRNA expression in fetal pigs and in gastrointestinal tissues from pigs fed diets of varying form with or without irradiated and non-irradiated spay-dried animal plasma. C. N. Groesbeck*1, T. E. Burkey2, J. E. Minton1, S. S. Dritz1, R. D. Goodband1, M. D Tokach1, J. M. DeRouchey1, and J. L. Nelssen1, 1Kansas State University, Manhattan, University of Nebraska, Lincoln.
SYMPOSIUM Poultry-Breeding and Hatchery Symposium Semen Evaulation and Fertility Determination in Poultry Chair: Murray Bakst, BGL, ANRI, ARS, USDA, Beltsville, MD 214 C
Using sperm penetration values to evaluate broiler breeder performance and reproductive efficiency. R. K. Bramwell*, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.
Advances in sperm cell biology stemming from the analysis of sperm mobility. D. Froman*, Oregon State University, Corvallis.
Using the Sperm Quality Analyzer Vt for dosimetry of turkey semen in commercial turkey operations; the potential impact on fertility, and the economic implications of better utilization of sires with superior growth potential. K. K. Krueger*, Diamond K Research, Marshville, NC.
Using egg breakout to estimate flock fertility. J. L. Wilson*, University of Georgia, Athens.
Round Table Discussion. Moderator: Julie Long, ARS-USDA, Beltsville, MD.
Development and establishment of an enzymatic in vitro procedure for estimating intestinal protein digestibility of feedstuffs for ruminants. R. Irshaid1,2 and K.-H. Suedekum*2, 1University of Kiel, Kiel, Germany, 2University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany.
Evaluation of lysine digestibility in rumen undegraded protein using the precision-fed rooster assay and two in vitro methods. S. E. Boucher*1, C. Pedersen2, H. H. Stein3, C. M. Parsons3, and C. G. Schwab1, 1University of New Hampshire, Durham, 2Danisco Animal Nutrition, Marlborough, UK, 3University of Illinois, Urbana.
Amino acid digestibility in rumen undegraded protein estimated in cecectomized roosters and the immobilized digestive enzyme assay (IDEA™). S. E. Boucher*1, M. Vázquez-Añán2, J. Wu2, C. M. Parsons3, and C. G. Schwab1, 1University of New Hampshire, Durham, 2Novus International, St. Louis, MO, 3University of Illinois, Urbana.
Influence of level of intake upon rumen degradability of protein sources. I. Schadt*1, G. Azzaro1, R. Petriglieri1, P. J. Van Soest2, K.-H. Südekum3, and G. Licitra1,4, 1CoRFiLaC, Regione Siciliana, Ragusa, Italy, 2Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany, 4D.A.C.P.A. University of Catania, Catania, Italy.
Ruminant Nutrition Nitrogen Digestion/Metabolism Chair: Chad Mueller, Oregon State University 214 A