Ongoing research projects in the Stein Monogastric Nutrition Laboratory

January, 2017

Degradability of dietary fiber along the intestinal tract of pigs fed diets containing different concentrations and different types of dietary fiber.
Investigators: Abelilla, J. J., Navarro, D. M. D. L., and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: January, 2017.

Effects of graded levels of defatted or full fat rice bran on growth performance and carcass characteristics of growing-finishing pigs.
Investigators: Casas, G. A., and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: March, 2017.

Effects of isomer of methionine on N-balance, growth performance, and blood characteristics of weanling pigs.
Investigators: Mathai, J. K., Y. Liu, and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: June, 2017.

Effects of the fiber fraction of feed ingredients on digestibility of nutrients and energy in mixed diets fed to growing pigs.
Investigators: Navarro, D. M. D. L., and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: March, 2017.

Effects of different levels of probiotics on growth performance and intestinal health of weanling pigs.
Investigators: Casas, G. A., and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: June, 2017.

Concentration of digestible and metabolizable energy in different sources of low-fat DDGS fed to growing pigs.
Investigators: Lee, S. A, and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: February, 2017.

Requirements of standardized total tract digestible calcium and standardized total tract digestible phosphorus to maximize growth performance and bone mineralization in 50 to 75 kg pigs.
Investigators: Lagos, L. V., and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: April, 2017.

Effects of heat treatment of soybean meal on ileal digestibility of amino acids.
Investigators: Kwon, W. B., and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: March, 2017.

Effects of microbial phytase on growth performance of pigs fed diets containing graded levels of digestible threonine.
Investigators: Lee, S. A, and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: March, 2017.
Effects of heat treatment of full fat soybeans on ileal digestibility of amino acids.
Investigators: Lee, S. A, and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: March, 2017.

Effects of superdosing with different commercial microbial phytases on ileal digestibility of amino acids.
Investigators: Blavi, L., C. J. Munoz, and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: March, 2017.

Effects of heat treatment of soybean meal on concentrations of digestible and metabolizable energy.
Investigators: Kwon, W. B., and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: March, 2017.

Ileal digestibility of amino acids in mixed animal proteins fed to weanling pigs.
Investigators: Abelilla, J. J., and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: March, 2017.

Effects of heat treatment of full fat soybeans on concentrations of digestible and metabolizable energy.
Investigators: Fanelli, N. S., S. A Lee, and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: March, 2017.

Concentrations of digestible and metabolizable energy in mixed animal proteins fed to weanling pigs.
Investigators: Abelilla, J. J., and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: March, 2017.

Effects of graded levels of 2 microbial phytases on growth performance and bone ash of weanling pigs.
Investigators: Blavi, L., C. J. Munoz, and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: March, 2017.

Digestibility of amino acids in different sources of low-fat DDGS fed to growing pigs.
Investigators: Espinosa, C. D., and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: February, 2017.

Effects of Dakota Gold DDGS and conventional DDGS on wean to finish growth performance  and carcass quality of pigs fed diets that are pelleted or provided in a meal form.
Investigators: Rodriguez, D. A., and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: May, 2017.
Effects of a novel combination of yeast and soy molasses on growth performance and blood characteristics of weanling pigs.
Investigators: Lagos, L. V., and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: February, 2017.

Digestibility and retention of Ca and P in sows and growing pigs fed diets without and with microbial phytase.
Investigators: Lee, S. A, and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: June, 2017.