Animal Industry Report 2006

By the Department of Animal Science, Iowa State University - This article is Iowa State University's annual report of the research activities that relate to the animal agriculture industries. This report combines research reports from faculty associated with various departments on campus, including Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, Animal Science, Natural Resource Ecology and Management, Economics, Veterinary Diagnostics, and Production Animal Medicine.
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  • AS Leaflet-R2150 Association of Liver X Receptor Alpha and Beta Genes with Carcass Lean and Fat Content in Pigs (PDF)

  • AS Leaflet-R2151 Polydactyl Pigs: There’s More to the Story than Just Extra Toes (PDF)

  • AS Leaflet-R2152 Creep Temperature Distributions of Incandescent Infrared Heat Lamps (PDF)

  • AS Leaflet-R2153 Absorbency of Alternative Livestock Bedding Sources (PDF)

  • AS Leaflet-R2154 Combining Crated Farrowing with Bedded Group Lactation

  • AS Leaflet-R2155 Comparison of Alternative Winter Farrowing Techniques on Four Niman Ranch Cooperating Farms in Southern Minnesota

  • AS Leaflet-R2156 Effects of Oregano Supplemented Diets on Nursery Pig Performance

  • AS Leaflet-R2157 Evaluating Growth, Loin Muscle Area, and Backfat Accretion during Summer and Winter for Finishing Pigs in Bedded Hoop and Confinement Buildings

  • AS Leaflet-R2158 Iowa's Changing Swine Industry

  • AS Leaflet-R2159 Effects of Triticale-Based Diets on Finishing Pig Performance and Pork Quality in Deep-Bedded Hoop Barns

  • AS Leaflet-R2160 Selection Lines for Residual Feed Intake in Yorkshire Swine

  • AS Leaflet-R2161 The Effect of Space Allocation in Hoop Structures on Swine Performance and Pork Quality (PDF)

  • AS Leaflet-R2162 Effects of Finishing Pigs in Hoop Structures on Swine Performance, Pork Composition, and Pork Quality

  • AS Leaflet-R2163 Estimates of Additive and Dominance Genetic Effects for Sow Longevity (PDF)

  • AS Leaflet-R2164 Consumer Preference, Attitude, and Acceptance of Pork (PDF)

  • AS Leaflet-R2165 Economics of Breeding, Gestating and Farrowing Hogs in “Natural Pork” Production; Financial Comparison (PDF)

  • AS Leaflet-R2166 Work Environment, Job Satisfaction, Top Employees Work Interests (PDF)

  • AS Leaflet-R2167 Employee Rosters Rise; Wages Continue To Climb (PDF)

  • AS Leaflet-R2168 A Look at the Employment in the United States Swine Production Industry (PDF)

  • AS Leaflet-R2169 Looking for a Job, Finding the Right Employee (PDF)

  • AS Leaflet-R2170 Effect of Weaning Age on Nursery Pig Performance (PDF)

  • AS Leaflet-R2171 Sow and Litter Performance for Individual Crate and Group Hoop Barn Gestation Housing Systems: Progress Report III (PDF)

  • AS Leaflet-R2050 Development of a Model to Predict Intramuscular Fat in Live Pigs Using Real-Time Ultrasound (PDF)

  • AS Leaflet-R2172 The Effect of Inorganic, Organic and No Trace Mineral Supplementation on Growth Performance, Fecal Excretion and Digestibility of Grow-Finish Swine (PDF)

  • AS Leaflet-R2173 The Iowa and Danish Pork Industries: A Comparison (PDF)
May 2006
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