Neil Jaworski, a Ph. D. candidate in the Stein Monogastric Nutrition Laboratory, presents results of a study he conducted with Dr. Dewen Liu and Dr. Defa Li at the China Agricultural University. The experiment was conducted to determine the effects of adding wheat bran, a fibrous feedstuff, on digestible, metabolizable, and net energy. Adapted from a presentation at the 2014 ASDA-ASAS-CSAS Joint Annual Meeting, Kansas City, Missouri, July 20-24.
Digestible, metabolizable, and net energy in diets containing 0, 15, or 30% wheat bran fed to growing pigs