Effectiveness of different nutritional strategies for low-health pigs

Swine Nutrition Blackbelt #28 Kayla Miller
calendar icon 12 September 2022
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Several studies have shown that feeding increased lysine soon after a health challenge can improve performance and help mitigate the negative effects associated with the infection, but how long after infection will those high lysine diets still be effective? In this episode, I talk with Kayla Miller about 2 studies she performed testing different nutritional strategies for poor health pigs, including a delayed feeding of a high lysine diet to PRRSV infected pigs.

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Meet the guest: Kayla Miller is a Swine Nutrition Ph.D. student at Iowa State University. She received her B.S. in Animal Sciences in 2020 and her M.S. in Swine Nutrition at Iowa State in 2022. She has gained industry experience by interning at both Smithfield and AMVC and has done a number of research projects at Iowa State.

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