1IRTA, Mas de Bover, Constantí (Tarragona), Spain, 2Lucta SA, Barcelona, Spain.
The body weight-related differences of leptin and neuropeptide Y (NPY) gene expression in pigs. T. Z. Shan*, Y. Z. Wang, J. X. Liu, and Z. R. Xu, Institute of Feed Science, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China.
Dose response trials of an enhanced milky flavor in a pig nursery program 2: benefits of flavoring water up to 14 d. E. Roura*1, I. R. Ipharraguerre1, and D. Torrallardona2, 1Lucta S.A., Barcelona, Spain, 2IRTA, Centre Mas de Bover, Constantí, Spain.
In vitro screening of plant materials as anti-adhesive agents against E. coli K88. S. Galletti1,2, P. G. van Wikselaar2, D. Tedesco1, and P. M. Becker*2, 1University of Milan, Milan, Italy, 2Animal Sciences Group of Wageningen UR, Lelystad, The Netherlands.
Dose response trials of an enhanced milky flavor in a pig nursery program 1: linear and quadratic effects on piglet performance. E. Roura*1, I. R. Ipharraguerre1, and D. Torrallardona2, 1Lucta S.A., Barcelona, Spain, 2IRTA, Centre Mas de Bover, Constantí, Spain.
Response of enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli K88 infected piglet jejunal segments to extracts derived from degradation of soybean and canola meal polysaccharides by carbohydrase enzymes. E. Kiarie*, B. A. Slominski, and C. M. Nyachoti, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada.
Performance, immune response and intestinal microbial populations of weanling pigs fed diets containing a specially prepared potato protein. Z. Jin1, Y. X. Yang1, J. Y. Choi1, P. L. Shinde1, T. W. Hahn , H. T. Lim1, Y. K. Park2, K. S. Hahm2, and B. J. Chae*1, 1Kangwon National University, Chuncheon, Kangwon-Do, Republic of Korea, Chosun University, Kwangju, Republic of Korea.
Decreasing postnatal skeletal muscle protein synthetic activity is associated with a reduction in the expression of S6K1 in fed young pigs. X Yang* and M. Z. Fan, Centre for Nutrition Modelling, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada.
Effect of plant extracts on growth performance and immune status in weaning pigs. H. J. Jung* , J. C. Park1, Y. H. Kim1, S. Y. Jee1, S. D. Lee1, H. D. Jang1, H. J. Kim2, I. H. Kim2, H. K. Moon1, S. W. Kim3, I. C. Kim1, and S. J. Lee , National Livestock Research Institute, Cheoan, Chungnam, Republic of Korea, 2Dankook University, Cheoan, Chungnam, Republic of Korea, 3Texas Tech University, Lubbock.
Effect of probiotics in lactating sows diets on sows and litter performance. A. Castellanos A*1, J. A. Renteria F2,1, J. A. Cuaron I2,1, and C. A. Mejia G2,1, 1FES-C UNAM, Ajuchitlan, Qro, 2CENIDFA-INIFAP, Ajuchitlan, Qro.
Evaluation of Concept PR 100 in diets for nursery pigs. J. M. DeRouchey*1, E. J. Wiedmann1, M. D. Tokach1, R. D. Goodband1, J. L. Nelssen1, S. S. Dritz1, and J. Whitehead2, 1Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, 2Concept Nutrition, Ltd, Preston, UK.
The effect of American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis) serum on growth performance of weanling pigs. J. T. Compton*, M. E. Merchant, T. S. Shields, and F. M. LeMieux, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA.
Post–weaning development of the microbiota composition and activity in piglets fed diets with wheat bran, wheat middlings or sugar beet pulp. F. Molist*, A. Gómez de Segura, E. G. Manzanilla, J. Gasa, R. G. Hermes, and J. F. Pérez, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain.
Dietary preference for methionine sources in 8 to 25-kg nursery pigs. T. Ettle1, M. Rademacher2, F. X. Roth3, and R. L. Payne*2, 1BOKU University, Vienna, Austria, 2Degussa, Hanau, Germany, 3Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany.
Hormonal response of bulls to glucose challenge in a segregating family structure. R. Pfuhl*, O. Bellmann, F. Schneider, C. Kühn, and K. Ender, Research Institute for the Biology of Farm Animals (FBN), Dummerstorf, Germany.
Growth hormone on metabolic profile of Nellore bulls of two different ages. L. S. Amorim*1,4, C. A. A. Torres1, E. A. M. Amorim1,4, J. M. Silva Filho2, J. D. Guimaraes1, M. M. N. F. Oliveira3, K. Zorzi1, and G. R. Carvalho1, 1Federal University of Vicosa, MG, Brazil, 2Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil, 3University of Diamantina, MG, Brazil, 4Colorado State University, Fort Collins.
Leptin expression in early- and late-maturing Bos indicus heifers. L. F. P. Silva*1, A. Vaiciunas1, and L. L. Coutinho2, 1University of São Paulo, Pirassununga, SP, Brazil, 2University of São Paulo, Piracicaba, SP, Brazil.
Changes in antioxidant status in beef cows during weight loss and weight maintenance. K. M. Brennan*, J. J. Michal, R. Collins, and K. A. Johnson, Washington State University, Pullman.
Plasma ghrelin concentrations of beef cattle consuming a similar amount of dietary energy supplied by different dietary ingredients. A. E. Wertz-Lutz*1, J. A. Clapper1, J. S. Thurlow1, D. C. Beitz2, and A. Trenkle2, 1South Dakota State University, Brookings, 2Iowa State University, Ames.
Impact of metabolic acidosis on amino acid metabolism in lambs. S. L. Greenwood*1, T. C. Wright1, J. Gilmore1, J. E. Las1, N. E. Odongo1, O. AlZahal1, A. K. Shoveller1, J. C. Matthews2, and B. W. McBride1, 1University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada,
Physiology & Endocrinology - Livestock and Poultry Endocrinology and Metabolism Exhibit Hall C