Ongoing research projects in the Stein Monogastric Nutrition Laboratory

June, 2021

Digestibility of energy in different sources of Sunflower meal.
Investigators: Ibagon, J. A., S. A. Lee, and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: June, 2021.

Effect of Sylpro yeast on growth performance and gut health of weanling pigs. 
Investigators: Espinosa, C. D., and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: September, 2021.

Effect of graded levels of phytase on digestibility of Ca and P in diets fed to lactating sows.
Investigators: Espinosa, C. D., S. A. Lee, and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: October, 2021.

Optimum concentration of spray dried plasma (SDP) for growth performance, diarrhea scores, gut morphology, and blood immune parameters in weaned pigs.
Investigators: Bailey, H. M., J. M. Campbell, and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: September, 2021.

Standardized ileal digestibility of amino acids in fermented soybean meal and fermented full fat soybeans fed to weanling pigs.
Investigators: Cristobal, M., S.A. Lee, and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: August, 2021.

Effect of spray dried plasma (SDP) on reproductive performance, oxidative stress, and litter performance of sows subjected to heat stress and the subsequent growth performance of the pigs weaned from the sows.
Investigators: Bailey, H. M., and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: December, 2021.

Digestibility of energy and total dietary fiber by gestating-lactating sows and concentrations of digestible and metabolizable energy in corn-based diets without or with exogenous xylanase
Investigators: Acosta, J. P., C. D. Espinosa, and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: December, 2022.

Effect of live yeast and Bacillus spp. on digestibility of energy and total dietary fiber and concentrations of digestible and metabolizable energy by growing and finishing pigs fed corn-based diets
Investigators: Espinosa, C. D., and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: September, 2021.

Effect of supplementing spray dried plasma (SDP) to diets on a low plane of nutrition on growth performance, diarrhea scores, gut morphology, and blood immune parameters of pigs in phase-2 of nursery.
Investigators: Bailey, H. M., J. M. Campbell, and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: November. 2021.

Standardized ileal digestibility of amino acids and apparent illeal digestibility of starch in hybrid rye fed to growing pigs calculated using direct, regression, or difference procedures.
IInvestigators: Lee, S. A., D. A. Rodriguez, and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: July, 2021.

Concentrations of net energy in hybrid rye fed to growing pigs calculated using direct, regression, or difference procedures.
Investigators: Lee, S. A., D. A. Rodriguez, and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: July, 2021.

Amino acid digestibility in co-products of threonine and lysine fermentation fed to weanling pigs.
Investigators: Espinosa, C. D., and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: September, 2021.

Effects of isoquinoline alkaloids on growth performance, blood characteristics, and intestinal health of weanling pigs fed corn-soybean meal diets formulated below amino acid requirements.
Investigators: Rundle, C. M., and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: November, 2021.

The evaluation of feeding different sources of methionine in methionine deficient diets in finishing (90-125 kg) on growth performance, efficiency, carcass composition and meat quality traits.
Investigators: Dilger, A., C. L. Bradley, C. Gonzalez Vega, and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: August, 2021.

Evaluation of hydrolyzed and non-hydrolyzed bovine plasma sources compared to soycomil P in diets fed to weanling pigs.
Investigators: Bailey, H. M., J. M. Campbell, and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: November, 2021.

Determination of PDCAAS and DIAAS values in Krill protein.
Investigators: Fanelli, N. S., and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: October, 2021.

Amino acid digestibility in different sources of enzyme treated soybean meal and in conventional soybean meal fed to weanling pigs.
Investigators: Oliveira, M. S. F., and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: September, 2021.

Effects of increasing phytase dose at commercial phytate P level on basal endogenous loss of calcium and balance of phosphorus in pigs.
Investigators: Lee, S. A., and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: November, 2021.

Effects of increasing phytase dose on total tract digestibility of calcium, phosphorus, and energy in pigs.
Investigators: Lee, S. A., and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: September, 2021.

Effect of microbial phytase on digestibility of phosphorus in seven sources of sunflower meal fed to growing pigs.
Investigators: Ibagon, J. A., C. D. Espinosa, and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: October, 2021.

Growth performance of weanling pigs fed diets containing different sources of sugars.
Investigators: Espinosa, C. D., and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: September, 2021.

Digestibility of energy and concentrations of digestible and metabolizable energy in two sources of hexane-extracted soybean meal fed to growing pigs.
Investigators: Oliveira, M. S. F., and Hans H. Stein.
Expected completion: June, 2021.

Growth performance of weanling pigs fed diets based on conventional corn or high-oil corn.
Investigators: Espinosa, C. D., and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: June, 2021.

Amino acid digestibility in corn, corn protein and two sources of distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) fed to weanling pigs.
Investigators: Acosta, J. P., C. D. Espinosa, and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: August, 2021.

Effects of different watering options on AA digestibility in diets fed to growing pigs.
Investigators: Lee, S. A., D. A. Rodriguez, and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: October, 2021.