Carcass quality

Growth performance, carcass quality, fresh belly characteristics, and commercial bacon slicing yields of growing-finishing pigs fed a subtherapeutic dose of an antibiotic, a natural antimicrobial, or not fed an antibiotic or antimicrobial

Lowell, J. E., B. M. Bohrer, K. B. Wilson, M. F. Overholt, B. N. Harsh, H. H. Stein, A. C. Dilger, and D. D. Boler. 2018. Growth performance, carcass quality, fresh belly characteristics, and commercial bacon slicing yields of growing-finishing pigs fed a subtherapeutic dose of an antibiotic, a natural antimicrobial, or not fed an antibiotic or antimicrobial. Meat Sci. 136:93-103. Link to abstract

Effects of replacing soybean meal with pea chips and distillers dried grains with solubles in diets fed to growing-finishing pigs on growth performance, carcass quality, and pork palatability

Harris, E. K., E. P. Berg, T. C. Gilbery, A. N. Lepper, H. H. Stein, and D. J. Newman. 2012. Effects of replacing soybean meal with pea chips and distillers dried grains with solubles in diets fed to growing-finishing pigs on growth performance, carcass quality, and pork palatability. Prof. Anim. Sci. 28:1-10. Link to full text (.pdf)

Feeding field peas to market pigs had minimal effects on carcass composition, meat quality or cooked pork palatability

Everts, A., H. H. Stein, D. Peters, C. Pedersen, K. Sweeter, D. Wulf, and R. Maddock. 2005. Feeding field peas to market pigs had minimal effects on carcass composition, meat quality or cooked pork palatability. Pages 12-13 in Proc. 51st Intl. Cong. Meat Sci. Technol., Baltimore, Maryland, USA, August 7-12, 2005 (Abstr.) Link to abstract (.pdf)

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Effects of decreasing dietary energy concentration in finishing pigs on carcass composition

Stein, H. H., J. D. Hahn, and R. A. Easter. 1996. Effects of decreasing dietary energy concentration in finishing pigs on carcass composition. J. Anim. Sci. 74(Suppl.1):65 (Abstr.)

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Feeding field peas to market pigs had only minimal effects on carcass composition, meat quality, or cooked pork palatability

Everts, A. K. R., H. H. Stein, D. N. Peters, C. Pedersen, K. K. Sweeter, D. M. Wulf, and R. J. Maddock. 2005. Feeding field peas to market pigs had only minimal effects on carcass composition, meat quality, or cooked pork palatability.  Proc. 51st Intl. Congress of Meat Science and Technology. Aug. 7-12. Baltimore MD.

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Growth management for optimum appeal of pork

Stein, H. H. and R. A. Easter, 1993. Growth management for optimum appeal of pork. In: Proceedings from The Annual Meeting in the American Feed Industry Association. St. Louis, MO.  Link to full text (.pdf)

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Use of distillers co-products in diets fed to swine.

Stein, H. H. 2008. Use of distillers co-products in diets fed to swine. Pages 79 - 97 in Using Distillers Grains in the US and International Livestock and Poultry Industries. Babcock, B. A., D. J. Hayes, and J. D. Lawrence, ed. Midwest Agribusiness Trade and Information Center, Center for Agricultural and Rural Development, Iowa State University, Ames, IA.  Link to full text (.pdf)

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The pork quality audit

McKeith, F. K., J. Heavner, and H. H. Stein, 1995. The pork quality audit. In: University of Illinois, Swine Research Reports, p. 38. Link to full text (.pdf)

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Effects of feeding distillers dried grains with solubles, high protein distillers dried grains, and corn germ to growing-finishing pigs on pig performance, carcass quality, and the palatability of pork

Widmer, M. R., L. M. McGinnis, D. M. Wulf, and H. H. Stein. 2008. Effects of feeding distillers dried grains with solubles, high protein distillers dried grains, and corn germ to growing-finishing pigs on pig performance, carcass quality, and the palatability of pork. J. Anim. Sci. 86:1819-1831. Link to full text (.pdf)

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The influence of dietary field peas (Pisum sativum L.) on pig performance, carcass quality, and the palatability of pork

Stein, H. H., A. K. R. Everts, K. K. Sweeter, D. N. Peters, R. J. Maddock, D. M. Wulf, and C. Pedersen. 2006. The influence of dietary field peas (Pisum sativum L.) on pig performance, carcass quality, and the palatability of pork. J. Anim. Sci. 84:3110-3117. Link to full text (.pdf)