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Iowa State University Animal Industry Report 2014

01 June 2014

Iowa State University's Department of Animal Science has published its annual Animal Industry Report for 2014, which includes a number of reports of its work on pigs and pig meat.

Swine

Pigs Selected for Increased Feed Efficiency Are Less Affected by Experimental Infection with the PRRS Virus - Jenelle Dunkelberger, Nicholas Boddicker, Jennifer Young, Dinesh Thekkoot, Bob Rowland, Jack Dekkers

Investigating and Mitigating the Causes of Foam Accumulation on Swine Manure Deep Pits - Daniel Andersen, Kurt Rosentrater, Brian Kerr, Steve Trabue

County-Level Assessment of Manure Nutrient Availability Relative to Crop Nutrient Capacity in Iowa - Daniel Andersen

Diets Differing in Energy and Fibre Content Affected Adipose Tissue Quality of Carcasses from Pigs Divergently Selected for Residual Feed Intake - Emily Arkfeld, Emily Hamman, Jordy Berger, Roger Johnson, Jennifer Young, John Patience, Jack Dekkers, Nicholas Gabler, Steven Lonergan, Elisabeth Huff-Lonergan

Divergent Selection for Residual Feed Intake Impacts Carcass Composition of Pigs on High or Low Energy Diets - Emily Arkfeld, Emily Hamman, Jordy Berger, Roger Johnson, Jennifer Young, John Patience, Jack Dekkers, Nicholas Gabler, Steven Lonergan, Elisabeth Huff-Lonergan

The Impact of Divergent Selection for Residual Feed Intake on Meat Quality Traits of Loins from Pigs on High or Low Energy Diets - Emily Arkfeld, Emily Hamman, Jordy Berger, Roger Johnson, Jennifer Young, Chris Fedler, Ken Prusa, John Patience, Jack Dekkers, Nicholas Gabler, Steven Lonergan, Elisabeth Huff-Lonergan

Costs of Bedding, Trailer Washout, and Transport Losses in Market Weight Pigs - Rebecca Kephart, Anna Johnson, Kenneth Stalder, Ted Huiatt, Avi Sapkota, John James McGlone

Embedded Micro-Computer Base Force Plate as an Objective Tool to Measure Hoof Lameness Phases in Multiparous Sows - Caroline Mohling, Anna Johnson, Kenneth Stalder, Caitlyn Abell, Locke Karriker, Hans Coetzee, Suzanne Millman

Gait Analysis as an Objective Tool to Measure Hoof Lameness Phases in Multiparous Sows - Caroline Mohling, Anna Johnson, Kenneth Stalder, Caitlyn Abell, Locke Karriker, Hans Coetzee, Suzanne Millman

Effects of Handling Intensity on Surface Temperature when Loading Market Weight Pigs - Rebecca Kephart, Anna Johnson, Kenneth Stalder, Ted Huiatt, Avi Sapkota, John James McGlone

The Micro-Environment in Trailers Transporting Market-Weight Pigs in the Midwest during Warm Weather - Rebecca Kephart, Anna Johnson, Kenneth Stalder, John James McGlone

Thermal and Mechanical Nociception Threshold Tests as Objective Tools to Measure Painful and Non-Painful Lameness Phases in Multiparous Sows - Caroline Mohling, Anna Johnson, Caitlyn Abell, Kenneth Stalder, Locke Karriker, Hans Coetzee, Suzanne Millman

Independent Study 490A: Positive Reinforcement Training Piglets to Stand in a Container and Follow a Human - Adrianne Kaiser, Anna Johnson, Joshua Selsby, Kenneth Stalder

Barrow Behavioral Responsiveness to a Human or Novel Object When Fed Low Versus High Energy Diets - Jessica Colpoys, Anna Johnson, Nicholas Gabler, Aileen Keating, Suzanne Millman, Janice Siegford

How Lameness Affects the Time to Approach Feed in Multiparous Sows - Jennifer Schubert, Caroline Mohling, Caitlyn Abell, Anna Johnson, Kenneth Stalder, Suzanne Millman

Effect of Low Energy, High Fibre Diets on Pigs Selected for Residual Feed Intake - Emily Mauch, Jennifer Young, John Patience, Nicholas Gabler, Jack Dekkers

Identification of Genomic Regions Associated With Lactation Performance in Yorkshire Sows - Dinesh M. Thekkoot, Bob Kemp, Max F. Rothschild, Graham Plastow, Jack C. M. Dekkers

Analysis of Gene Expression in a Region Associated with Host Response to Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus Challenge - Chris Eisley, Eric Fritz-Waters, Igseo Choi, James Koltes, Nicholas Boddicker, James Reecy, Joan Lunney, Susan Carpenter, Chris Tuggle, Peng Liu, Jack Dekkers

Genetic Analysis of Reproductive Traits and Antibody Response in PRRS Infected Sows - Nick Serão, Oswald Matika, Steve Bishop, Bob Kemp, John Harding, Graham Plastow, Jack Dekkers

Carcass Composition of Market Weight Pigs Subjected to Heat Stress in utero or during Growth - Shannon Cruzen, Rebecca Boddicker, Kody Graves, Theresa Johnson, Emily Arkfeld, Lance Baumgard, Jason Ross, Steven Lonergan, Tim Safranski, Matt Lucy

Demonstrating Farrowing Alternatives for Small-Farms: Insulated Tents for Sows and Pigs, Year One - Peter J. Lammers, Jay D. Harmon, Lyle Rossiter, Mark S. Honeyman

Selection for Residual Feed Intake Alters the Protein Profile of the Mitochondria in Pigs - Kyle Grubbs, Nicholas Gabler, Jack Dekkers, Elisabeth Huff-Lonergan, Steven Lonergan

Validation of the Effects of a SNP on SSC4 Associated with Viral Load and Weight Gain in Piglets Experimentally Infected with a 2006 PRRS Virus Isolate - Andrew Hess, Nicholas Boddicker, Bob Rowland, Joan Lunney, Graham Plastow, Jack C.M. Dekkers

Factors Associated with N-specific IgG Response in Piglets Experimentally Infected with Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus - Andrew Hess, Benjamin Trible, Yu Wang, Nicholas Boddicker, Bob Rowland, Joan Lunney, Jack C.M. Dekkers

Identifying Dietary Fibre Components that Best Predict the Digestible and Metabolizable Energy Content in Nine Corn Co-Products Fed to Growing Pigs - Nestor A. Gutierrez, Nicholas VL Lopes Serao, Brian J. Kerr, Ruurd T. Zijlstra, John F. Patience

Nitrogen Retention and Nutrient Digestibility in Diets Formulated Using the Net Energy System - Jesus Acosta, Dean Boyd, John Patience

Corn Grown Under Drought-Stressed Conditions Does Not Have Lower Energy Content than Corn Grown in a Previous “Normal” Year - Monica Newman, John Patience, Charles Hurburgh

The Impact of Housing System on the Determination of Apparent Total Tract Digestibility of Energy and Dry Matter - John F. Patience, Stacie Gould, Cassie Holloway

The Effects of Cereal Type and Xylanase Supplementation on Pig Growth Performance and Energy Digestibility - Amanda J. Myers; John F. Patience

Heat Lamp vs. Heat Mat as Localized Heat Source in Swine Farrowing Crate - John Stinn, Hongwei Xin

Performance of Evaporative Cooling Pads on a Swine Farm in Central Iowa - John P. Stinn, Hongwei Xin

Effect of Dietary Changes on Manure Nutrient Content and Value - Matt Swantek, Dave Stender, Tom Miller; Mark Storlie

Impact of Mitochondrially Targeted Novel Antioxidant on Pig Feed Efficiency - Matt O’Neil, George Kraus, Nicholas Gabler, Steven Lonergan, Donald Beitz

Growth Rate and Feed Intake of Purebred Berkshire Pigs Housed in Hoop Buildings in Iowa - Matt Swantek, Wayne Roush, David Stender, John Mabry, Mark Honeyman

Backfat Depth and Loin Eye Area Measurements of Purebred Berkshire Pigs Housed in Hoop Buildings in Iowa - Matt Swantek, Wayne Roush, David Stender, John Mabry, Mark Honeyman

Pig Meat

The Effect of pH and Nitrite Concentration from Celery Juice Concentrate in Ham Slices on the Antimicrobial Impact and Ham Quality Effects of Celery Juice Concentrate Compared with Conventional Sodium Nitrite - Ashley Horsch, Joseph Sebranek, James Dickson, Steven Niebuhr, Benjamin Ruther

Sensory Characteristics of Loins from Pigs Divergently Selected for Residual Feed Intake and Fed Diets Differing in Energy - Emily Arkfeld, Emily Hamman, Jordy Berger, Roger Johnson, Jennifer Young, Chris Fedler, Ken Prusa, John Patience, Jack Dekkers, Nicholas Gabler, Steven Lonergan, Elisabeth Huff-Lonergan

Effect of Cooking on Radiation-induced Chemical Markers in Beef and Pork during Storage - Joong Ho Kwon, Eun Joo Lee, Dong U. Ahn

Potential Chemical Markers for the Identification of Irradiated Sausages - Joong Ho Kwon, Ki Chang Nam, Byungrok Min, Eun Joo Lee, Dong U. Ahn

Updated June 2014

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