Facility nursery pigs
showed an earlier peak in THP compared to the calorimeter results, perhaps due to different feeding behaviors.
Because respiratory problems in nursery pigs
continued, nasal swabs specimens from 20 nursery pigs
and finishing pigs, gilts (young females), and sows (10 per group) with clinical signs were submitted to the diagnostic laboratory by the end of December 2009.
Diagnosing endemic swine influenza virus in nursery pigs
using cross-sectional serologic profiling.
PIG WEIGHT MANURE PRODUCTION STAGE OF PRODUCTION LB KG LB/DAY CU FT/DAY GAL/DAY Nursery pig
35 16 2.3 .038 .27 Finishing pig 150 68 9.8 .16 1.13 Pregnant sow and boar (a) 275 125 8.9 .15 1.1 Sow and litter of 8 pigs 375 170 33 .54 4.0 (a) Assumes sows and boars are the same weight and are limit-fed and eating less than 50% of ad libitum intake.
However, there is limited information about vitamin D administration effects on nursery pigs
and their differences among administration routes.
Multitrial analysis of the effects of copper level and source on performance in nursery pigs
. J Anim Sci 2015;93:606-14.
Effects of keratinase supplementation of corn-soybean meal based diets on apparent ileal amino acid digestibility in growing pigs and serum amino acids, cytokines, immunoglobulin levels and loin muscle area in nursery pigs
Estimation of the ideal ratio of true ileal digestible sulfur amino acids:lysine in 8- to 26-kg nursery pigs
Mannan-oligosaccharides derived from yeast cell wall may offer an alternative to traditional ingredients (such as antibiotics, Cu, and excess Zn) resulting in equal or better growth performance of nursery pigs
(Davis et al., 2002).
(2011) reported an increase in ADG when nursery pigs
were fed diet supplemented with a protease enzyme (keratinase).
(2014) conducted two experiments to test the effect of dietary L-Met supplementation on growth performance and gut health in nursery pigs
compared with DL-Met containing a basal diet (0.18%, standardized ileal digestibility [SID] Met) supplemented with L-Met or DL-Met 0.048%, 0.096%, and 0.144%, respectively.
Mannan oligosaccharide improves immune responses and growth efficiency of nursery pigs
experimentally infected with porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus.