Animal Science Department



Date of this Version

January 1999


Published in 1999 Nebraska Swine Report, compiled by Duane E. Reese, Associate Professor and Extension Swine Specialist, Department of Animal Science. Prepared by the staff in Animal Science and cooperating Departments for use in Extension, Teaching and Research programs. Published by Cooperative Extension Division, Agricultural Research Division, and Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
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Changes in pH of Boar Semen Extenders

Follicular Selection and Atresia in Gilts for an Index of High Ovulation Rate and High Prenatal Survival
Health A Population Approach to Diagnosis of Grow-Finish Diarrhea Comlex
Survival of Pathogenic Intestinal Spirochetes Kept in Pure Cultures and in Pig Feces Held at Four Different Temperatures

Nutrition Feasibility of Growing and Feeding High-Oil Corn to Pigs
Bioavailability of Iron in Iron Proteinates
Zinc Oxide, With or Without Carbadox, Stimulates Performance in Nursery Pigs
The Effects of Dietary Feather Meal Concentration on Performance and Carcass Characteristics of Barrows
Defining Swine Nutrient Requirements and Allowances—What do the Numbers Mean?
Response to Increasing Levels of Nutrients Fed During Gestation and Lactation to Control and Prolific Gilts
Are the Sows Fed Adequately?
Growth and Carcass Responses of Barrows Fed a Corn-Soybean Mel Diet or Low-Protein Amino Acid-Supplemented Diets at Two Feeding Levels

Pork Quality and Meats Pork 101 - A Short Course Focusing on the Importance of Pork Quality and Consistency
Development of Intervention Strategies to Extend the Shelf-life of Fresh Ground Pork
Develeopment and Use of Pork Skin Fat Emulsion Gels in Low-Fat High-Added-Water Belogna

Housing and Equipment Impact of Drinker Type on Pig Performance, Water Use and Manure Production

Appendix Explanation of the Statistics Used in This Report