Animal Science Department



Date of this Version

January 2004


Published as 2004 Nebraska Swine Report, compiled by Duane Reese; University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension EC 04-219-A. Prepared by the staff in Animal Science and cooperating Departments for use in Extension, Teaching and Research programs. Cooperative Extension Division, Agricultural Research Division, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Nebraska–Lincoln.



Body Composition, Protein Deposition, and Efficiency of Lysine Utilization of Growing Pigs Fed Crystalline or Protein-Bound Lysine
Dietary Antimicrobials in a Wean-to-Finish Facility
Update on Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Litter Size in Swine
Effects of Sow Dietary Glutamine Supplementation on Sow and Litter Performance, Subsequent Weanling Pig Performance, and Intestinal Development after an Immune Challenge
Energy and Nitrogen Utilization of Corn Rootworm Protected Corn (Event MON 863) and Similar Non-Transgenic Corn in Young Pigs
Effect of Increasing Dietary Crude Protein Concentration on Growth Performance and Serum Insulin-Like Growth Factor-I Concentration

Different Biological Responses of Pigs of Two Genetic Populations to PRRSV Challenge Suggests Underlying Genetic Variation in Susceptibility/Resistance to PRRSV
Major Genes Affect Reproduction and Early Growth

Role of the Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone (GnRH) Receptor in Determination of Ovulation Rate Between Lines of Swine

Thermal Conditions Within Pens Fitted with Differing Zone-Heating Options and Resulting Performance of Newly Weaned Pigs in a Wean-to-Finish Facility

Public Policy
Where Can I Build or Expand a Livestock Operation? A Case Study of Cuming County, Nebraska
Nebraska Supreme Court Rules City can Regulate Animal Feeding Operation
Livestock Friendly Counties Statute Enacted
Property Valuation May be Reduced by Proximity to Livestock Operation

Business Management
Team Approach to Management
Manure Management
Crop Residue Cover and Manure Incorporation — Part I: Reduction of Cover
Crop Residue Cover and Manure Incorporation — Part II: “Fine-Tuning” the System

Explanation of Statistics Used in this Report