Animal Science Department



Date of this Version

January 2008


Published in 2008 Nebraska Swine Report. Prepared by the staff in Animal Science and cooperating Departments for use in Extension, Teaching, and Research programs. Copyright © 2007 by The Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska on behalf of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.
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Table of Contents

Pork Central's Al Prosch Retires

The Effect of Corn Distillers Dried Grain with Solubles (DDGS) on Growth Performance of Growing-Finishing Pigs ● The Effect of Corn Distillers Dried Grain with Solubles (DDGS) on Carcass Characteristics and Pork Quality ● Effects of Increasing Concentrations of Distillers Dried Grains with Solubles (DDGS) on Growth Performance of Weanling Pigs ● Dietary Fiber in Sow Gestation Diets—An Updated Review ● Effects of Nutrition During Gilt Development on Lifetime Productivity of Sows of Two Profile Maternal Lines: Summary Growth Characteristics and Sow Productivity—2008 ● Effects of Nutrition During Gilt Development and Genetic Line on Farrowing Rates through Parity 3, Causes of Culling, Sow Weights and Backfats through Parity 4, and Factors Affecting Farrowing Rates ● Estimation of the Lysine Requirements for High-Lean Growth Pigs ● Effect of Increasing Lysine: Net Energy Ratio on Growth Performance and Plasma Urea Nitrogen Concentration of Late-finishing Barrows Fed Low-protein Amino Acid-supplemented Diets and Ractopamine

Does Dam Parity Affect Progeny Health Status? ● Key Points from the 48th Annual George A. Young Swine Health and Management Conerence

Odor Management
Validating the Odor Footprint Tool Using Field Data ● Association of Odor Measures with Annoyance: Results of an Odor-Monitoring Field Study

Effects of Organic Acid Salts on the Quality Characteristics of Whole Muscle Hams

Explanation of Statistics Used in this Report

Issued January 2008