Animal Science Department


Date of this Version

January 2002


Published in 2002 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.


Comparison of Swine Performance When Fed Diets Containing Roundup Ready® Corn, Parental Line Corn, or Two Commercial Corns
Niacin and Vitamin B12 Requirements of Weanling Pigs
Phytase Sources in Pelleted Diets
Managing Swine Dietary Phosphorus to Meet Manure Management Goals
Update on the Economics of Feeding Ractopamine (PayleanTM) to Finishing Pigs
Defining the Optimal Feed Budget System for Terminal-Crossed, Growing-Finishing Barrows
Effects of Glutamine on Growth Performance and Small Intestine Villus Height in Weanling Pigs
Influence of Linoleic Acid Isomers on Body Fat
Dietary Amino Acid Utilization for Body Protein Deposition-Current and Future Research

Reproductive Responses in the NE Index Line Estimated in Pure-line and Crossbred Litters
Growth and Carcass Responses in the NE Index Line Estimated in Pure-line and Crossbred Litters
Economic Analysis of the Selection Response to the NE Index Line
PAYLEAN® Improves Growth and Carcass Merit of Pigs with 25% and 50% Nebraska Index Line Genes
Economic Analyses of Feeding 18 g per ton PAYLEAN® to Crosses of the NE Index Line

Applicability of High-Rise™ Hog Housing For Finishing Operations
Sorting and Mixing Effects in a Wean-to-Finish Facility

Industry Issues
Competition - It’s Not Just “Cost” of Production

Factors Affecting Bacon Color and Composition

Youth Education
Effectiveness of Pork Quality Assurance Training for Youth

Explanation of the Statistics Used in this Report

Issued January 2002, 3,750