Animal Science Department



Date of this Version

January 2001


Published in 2001 Nebraska Swine Report, compiled by Duane Reese, Associate Professor, 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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Phytase in Swine Diets
Dietary Manipulation to Reduce Ammonia Concentration in Nursery Pig Facilities
Plasma Urea Concentrations of Pigs on Commercial Operations
Replacing Conventionally Processed Soybean Meal with Extruded/Expelled Soybean Meal in Swine Diets
Economic Value of Ractopamine (Paylean™) for Finishing Pigs
Valine, Isoleucine, and Histidine Supplementation of Low-Protein, Amino Acid-Supplemented Diets for Growing Pigs
Dietary Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA) and Body Fat Changes
The Effect of Compensatory Growth on Organ Weights and Carcass Composition in Growing Gilts
Factors Affecting Small Intestine Development in Weanling Pigs

Two-stage Selection for Ovulation Rate and Litter Size in Swine – an Effective Procedure to Increase Reproductive Rate

Legal Issues
Supreme Court Rules in Progress Pig Case

Explanation of the Statistics Used in this Report