Nonruminant Nutrition: Energy Density of Pig Diets

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The core issue: The biological principles
Introduction: Jim Pettigrew, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
presented by: Roger Campbell, United Feeds/Ausgene, Gridley, IL

How to measure: An overview of energy systems
presented by: (DE, ME, NE, EE, etc.) John Patience, Prairie Swine Centre, Inc., Saskatoon, SK, Canada

Energy density of pig diets: effect of energy evaluation system, technology and pig body weight presented by: J. Noblet and J. van Milgen, INRA, UMRVP, Saint Gilles, France

Practical aspects: Dietary energy density and finishing pig performance & profits
presented by: Mike Tokach, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS.

Practical aspects: Dietary fat effects on pork quality
presented by: Floyd McKeith, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL

Practical aspects: Dietary fiber effects on disease resistance
presented by: John Pluske, Murdoch University, Murdoch, WA, Australia

This symposium was organized by the Non-ruminant Nutrition Program Committee for the 2003 ASAS/ADSA annual meeting (June 26, 2003): Jim Pettigrew, Chair, Lee I. Chiba, and Merlin D. Lindemann