Animal Science Department


Date of this Version

January 2003


Published in 2003 Nebraska Swine Report, compiled by Duane Reese, Extension Swine Specialist, Department of Animal Science, University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Published by Cooperative Extension Division, Agricultural Research Division, and Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Nebraska–Lincoln.


Growth Performance, Carcass Characteristics, and Economics of Pigs Fed Diets Containing a Corn Germ-Corn Bran Product
Vitamin B12 Requirement for Weanling Pigs
Vitamin B12 and Mecadox® Supplementation in Weanling Pig Diets
Do Crowded Pigs Respond to Paylean®?
Comparison of Swine Performance When Fed Diets Containing Corn Root Worm Protected Corn, Parental Line Corn, or Conventional Corn Grown during 2000 in Nebraska
Energy and Nitrogen Utilization of Roundup Ready® Corn (Event nk603) and Non-Transgenic Corn in Young Pigs
Effect of a Low Phytate, Nutrient Dense Corn on Pig Performance
Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Swine Reproduction -- A Review
Effects of Glutamine on Growth Performance and Intestinal Development of Immune Challenged Weanling Pigs Fed Chemically Defined Diets
Influence of Crystalline or Protein-Bound Lysine on Growth Performance, Body Protein Deposition, and Lysine Utilization in Nursery Pigs
Influence of Crystalline or Protein-Bound Lysine on Lysine Utilization for Growth in Pigs

Progress in Estimating Setback Distances for Livestock Facilities
The Economic Potential of Methane Recovery: Projected Impacts of Various Public-Policy Scenarios

Industry Issues
Agricultural Management Advisory Groups for Pork Producers

Case Ready and Enhanced Pork-- How Do Ingredients Make them Work?
Fresh vs. Frozen Bellies for Bacon
Fatty Acid Composition of Fresh Pork Bellies -- Implications to Bacon Production?
Effect of Post-Cooking Holding Time on Consumer Taste Panel Ratings of Enhanced Pork Loins

Explanation of the Statistics Used in this Report

Issued January 2003.