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Midwest ASAS meeting

Date: 17 March 2014

Midwest ASAS meeting

Date:  March 17 - 19, 2014

Location:  Des Moines, IA, USA

The programme for the 47th annual meeting of the American Society of Animal Science Midwestern Section includes 250 oral and invited presentations and more than 160 posters.  Highlights this year include large student competitions, the Bentley Lecture and Lunch and 11 invited symposia.  

Please attend the following Danisco Animal Nutrition oral and poster presentations on Tuesday, March 18:

Poster Presentations  7:30 am – 9:00 am Grand Ballroom

Nonruminant Nutrition: Feed Additives and Ingredients

323 Effects of Bacillus spp direct-fed microbial supplementation on the nutrient digestibility by weanling pigs. A. Owusu-Asiedu,  N. W. Jaworski, A. A. Awati and H. H. Stein

324 Effect of supplementation of Bacillus spp. strains with high enzymatic activities on energy efficiency and growth performance in grow-finish pigs fed corn-soybean meal based diet.  A. Owusu-Asiedu, A. Awati, Y. D. Jang and M. D. Lindemann 

325 Bioefficacy of high enzyme producing Bacillus spp. strains in nursery and grow-finish pigs fed corn-soybean based diets containing high co-products.  A. Owusu-Asiedu, D. Petri, S. Baidoo, G. Jones, M.D. Lindemann and E. van Heugten 

Symposia and Oral Presentations 

Nonruminant Nutrition: Grow-Finish Management and Nutrition - Rooms 314-315

11:45 am 127 Effect of Bacillus spp. direct-fed microbials on fecal VFA concentrations, growth performance, and carcass characteristics of growing-finishing pigs.  N. W. Jaworski, A. Owusu-Asiedu, A. A.Awati and H. H. Stein  

Nonruminant Nutrition: Nursery Management and Nutrition - Rooms 316-317

10:15 am 134 Efficacy of xylanase on growth performance, nutrients digestibility and digesta fermentation metabolites in nursery pigs fed wheat based diets.  M. C. Walsh, E. Kiarie, H. Bento, H. Simmins and M. Nyachoti

Nonruminant Nutrition: Sow Management and Nutrition - Rooms 318-319

10:00 am 146 The impact of feeding natural betaine to lactating sows during periods of heat stress.  L. Greiner, J. Remus, D. D. Hall, R. D. Boyd, R. J. Harrell and J. Connor

Nonruminant Nutrition: Feed Processing, Ingredients, and Additives - Rooms 316-317

1:45 pm 148  Commercial xylanase-products appear to be more efficient towards degredation of arabinoxylan in wheat than in rye.  H. N. Lærke, S. Arent, K. E. B. Knudsen and S. Dalsgaard

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