Determination of endogenous intestinal losses of calcium in canola meal fed to growing pigs

Caroline González-Vega is a master's student in the Stein Monogastric Nutrition Lab. She describes an experiment to determine the endogenous losses of calcium from the intestinal tracts of pigs fed canola meal, and to use that information to calculate the true total tract digestibility of calcium in canola meal. Adapted from a presentation at the 2012 ADSA-AMPA-ASAS-CSAS-WSASAS Joint Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, July 15-19.