February 2012 Lab News


Urriola, P. E. and H. H. Stein. 2012. Comparative digestibility of energy and nutrients in fibrous feed ingredients fed to Meishan and Yorkshire pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 90:802-812.

Stein, H. H. 2012. Soybean meal fed to pigs. White paper presented at the International Poultry Expo, Atlanta, GA, January 24-16, 2012.

Lab activities

Tanawong started an experiment to measure energy digestibility in canola meal.

Ferdinando finished the manuscript for his study of amino acid digestibility in camelina meal and seed.

Neil completed a Danisco trial to compare two forms of their Phytase on P and Ca, retention and fecal digestibility in weaned piglets.


Dr. Stein attended the Illinois Pork Expo in Peoria January 31-February 1.

Kelly Sotak visited from the University of Missouri. She is considering coming to the University of Illinois and studying in our lab.

Ester Vinyeta, Senior Animal Nutritionist at Bühler AG in Switzerland, visited to discuss feed processing technologies.