Swine Feed Efficiency -- Presentations

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2016 AASV Feed Efficiency Symposium

 

Kansas State University Swine Day

International Conference on Feed Efficiency in Swine (ICFES 2015) - October 21-22, 2015

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Overview of the AFRI Swine Feed Efficiency project
Dr. John Patience, Iowa State University
The genetics of selection for feed efficiency based on RFI
Dr. Jack Dekkers, Iowa State University 
Physiological basis for improved feed efficiency in low RFI pigs
Dr. Nick Gabler, Iowa State University 
Impact of multigenerational selection for improved feed efficiency on pork quality
Dr. Steven Lonergan, Iowa State University
Do pigs selected for improved feed efficiency on higher energy diets maintain their superiority on lower energy, higher fiber diets?
Dr. Brian Kerr, USDA-ARS 
Impact of selection for feed efficiency on susceptibility to behavioral stress
Dr. Anna Johnson, Iowa State University
Key extension accomplishments: Extending the feed efficiency message
Dr. Mike Tokach, Kansas State University
Serendipity in research: Discovery of SCID (Severe Combined Immunodeficiency) pigs
Dr. Chris Tuggle, Iowa State University

Pig health and feed efficiency

Using genetics, nutrition and other tools to take back what PRRS takes from you
Dr. Bob Rowland, Kansas State University 
Can feed be a vehicle of disease transmission?
Dr. Darin Madson, Iowa State University
Impact of nutrition on disease susceptibility and the impact of disease on nutrient utilization
Dr. Nick Gabler, Iowa State University 
Making antibiotic-free production work
Mr. Tony Weldon, Cargill

Nutrition and feed efficiency

Ingredients: Where do energy and economics meet?
Dr. Brent Frederick, Christensen Farms
Fiber: What it is, what it does and why nutritionists should care
Dr. John Patience, Iowa State University
The influence of chemical composition on the dietary energy value of fats for swine
Dr. Julian Wiseman, Nottingham University
Feed Additives: Are feed efficiency results measurable?
Dr. Joel DeRouchey, Kansas State University

Physiology and feed efficiency

Heat stress and production efficiency
Dr. Lance Baumgard, Iowa State University 
The relationship between stress, gut physiology, and function and its implications for feed efficiency
Dr. Adam Moeser, Michigan State University 
Does the intestinal microbiota affect feed efficiency
Dr. Andrew Van Kessel, University of Saskatchewan
Do probiotics and other feed additives have a role in antimicrobial resistance?
Dr. John Pluske, Murdoch University

Genetics and feed efficiency

The genetic basis and responses to selection for RFI in pigs: Integrated results from the RFI selection lines at Iowa State University and INRA, France
Dr. Jack Dekkers, Iowa State University
Dr. Chris Tuggle, Iowa State University
Dr. Helene Gilbert, INRA, France
The genomics of RFI in pigs: Integrated results from the RFI selection lines at Iowa State University and INRA, France
Dr. Chris Tuggle, Iowa State University 
Dr. Helene Gilbert, INRA, France 
Dr. Jack Dekkers, Iowa State University
Genetic architecture and systems biology of feed efficiency in pigs
Dr. Haja Kadarmideen, University of Copenhagen 
Selection strategies for feed efficiency in pigs
Dr. Susanne Hermesch, AGBU, University of New England
Feed intake and feed efficiency in sows
Dr. Rob Bergsma, Topigs Norsvin, and Institute for Pig Genetics BV 
Potential impact of selection for feed efficiency on animal robustness
Dr. Wendy Rauw, INIA

Pork quality, animal health and feed efficiency

Muscle metabolism, muscle growth and how it influences final pork quality
Dr. Tim Parr, University of Nottingham
Improving efficiency through growth promotion and its impact on final pork quality
Dr. Dustin Boler, University of Illinois – Urbana Champaign
How intensive selection for feed efficiency impacts the conversion of muscle to meat
Dr. Elisabeth Lonergan, Iowa State University 
Impact of selection for feed efficiency on susceptibility to social and behavioral stress
Dr. Anna Johnson, Iowa State University

Feed processing and feed efficiency

The science of high quality pellets
Dr. Cassie Jones, Kansas State University 
Achieving high quality pellets in the field
Dr. Bart Borg, Standard Nutrition 
Optimal particle size for grain and other ingredients: What the research is telling us
Dr. Jason Woodworth, Kansas State University 
What new technologies are evolving to improve feed processing and feed efficiency
Dr. Sonja de Vries, Nutreco 

The sow herd and feed efficiency

Pre-natal impacts of gestational environment on off-spring growth and performance
Dr. Jason Ross, Iowa State University
Current and future technologies to improve reproductive efficiency in a swine herd
Dr. Fernando Bortolozzo, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul 
Influence of sow herd feed use on whole herd feed efficiency
Dr. Steve Dritz, Kansas State University
Gestation housing system impact on sow herd productivity and performance
Dr. Larry Coleman, Vet Care and Tim Friedel, Thomas Livestock

 

Biology meets technology: Challenges, dilemmas and opportunities for improved pork efficiency
Dr. Egbert Knol
Conference impressions: Now, what should we do to capture value?
Dr. Steve Pollman, DSP Consulting LLC

 

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Mark StorlieMark Storlie

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