January 2023 Lab News

New Experiments

Diego Rodriguez started a new experiment at the calorimeter unit about "Effects of fasting time on heat production of group-housed pigs".


Personnel changes

Dr. Maryanne Oliveira finished her post doctoral fellowship with us and now she is looking for an opportunity to work in the industry. We wish Maryanne all the best in your new horizons. Camilo Ruiz finish his visiting scholar and became a master student since spring 2023.



Peer-reviewed publications: 

McGhee, M. L.,  H. H. Stein. 2023. Preference for feed, but not growth performance, is reduced if hybrid rye replaces corn in diets for growing pigs. Animal Feed Science and Technology 296 (2023) 115566. doi.org/10.1016/j.anifeedsci.2022.115566.

Lee, Su A, Diego A. Lopez, and Hans H. Stein. 2023. Mineral composition and phosphorus digestibility in feed phosphates fed to pigs and poultry. Anim. Biosci.
36, 2:167-174. doi.org/10.5713/ab.22.0322.

Book chapters:

Lee, S. A., and H. H. Stein. 2022. Digestibility and Availability of Nutrients in Feed Ingredients. L. I. Chiba, editor, Sustainable Swine Nutrition. 2nd rev. ed. 

Lancheros, J. P., C. D. Espinosa, S. A. Lee, M. S. Oliveira, and H. H. Stein. 2022. Fiber in Swine Nutrition. L. I. Chiba, editor, Sustainable Swine Nutrition. 2nd rev.
ed. doi:10.1002/9781119583998.ch14.

Extension Reports:

Lee, S. A., D. A. Rodriguez, and H. H. Stein. 2022 Microbial phytase impact on digestibility energy in growing pigs.  National Hog Farmer, On-line edition, Dec. 30, 2022.