Evaluation of increasing select menhaden fish meal or peptone protein sources in nursery pig diets

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dc.contributor.author Myers, A.J.
dc.contributor.author Ratliff, B.W.
dc.contributor.author McKilligan, D.
dc.contributor.author Xu, G.
dc.contributor.author Moline, J.
dc.contributor.author Tokach, Michael D.
dc.contributor.author Goodband, Robert D.
dc.contributor.author DeRouchey, Joel M.
dc.contributor.author Nelssen, Jim L.
dc.contributor.author Dritz, Steven S.
dc.date.accessioned 2010-11-22T16:10:29Z
dc.date.available 2010-11-22T16:10:29Z
dc.date.issued 2010-11-22
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/6533
dc.description.abstract A total of 350 nursery pigs (PIC 1050 × C327, initially 14.3 lb and 28 d of age) were used in a 24-d study to evaluate the effects of select menhaden fish meal (SMFM), PEP2 (also known as Ferm-O-Tide), and Peptone 50, on nursery pig performance. PEP2 and Peptone 50 are a combination of refined porcine intestinal mucosa that is co-dried with vegetable proteins. PEP2 contains an enzymatically processed vegetable protein, while Peptone 50 contains a complementary vegetable protein. There were 10 dietary treatments: a negative control containing no specialty protein, the negative control diet with 2, 4, or 6% SMFM, the negative control diet with 2, 4, or 6% PEP2, or the negative control diet with 2, 4, or 6% Peptone 50. A common pretest diet was fed in pellet form for the first 6 d postweaning. Experimental diets were fed in meal form from d 0 to 14 and a common diet was fed from d 14 to 24. From d 0 to 7, there were no differences among treatments for ADG. Pigs fed diets containing PEP2 had greater (P < 0.03) ADFI compared with pigs fed diets containing SMFM and Peptone 50. From d 7 to 14, increasing PEP2 or SMFM increased (quadratic; P < 0.04) ADG, but there were no differences between pigs fed the two protein sources. Also during this period, pigs fed increasing PEP2 had increased (P < 0.02) ADFI compared to pigs fed SMFM or Peptone 50. In addition, as PEP2 increased from 2 to 4% ADFI increased (quadratic; P < 0.01). In Phase 2, pigs previously fed Peptone 50 had decreased (P < 0.05) ADG compared to pigs previously fed diets containing SMFM. Overall, pigs fed PEP2 had greater (P < 0.02) ADFI compared to pigs fed Peptone 50. In addition, pigs fed PEP2 had improved (P < 0.03) F/G compared to pigs fed SMFM. Finally, increasing PEP2 improved (quadratic; P < 0.04) F/G, with the most improvement seen in pigs fed the 6% PEP2 diets. These results suggest that PEP2 or Peptone 50 are suitable replacements for SMFM. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Swine Day, 2010 en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station contribution; no. 11-016-S en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service); 1038 en_US
dc.subject Swine en_US
dc.subject Fish meal en_US
dc.subject PEP2 en_US
dc.subject PEP50 en_US
dc.title Evaluation of increasing select menhaden fish meal or peptone protein sources in nursery pig diets en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 2010 en_US
dc.citation.epage 34 en_US
dc.citation.spage 27 en_US
dc.description.conference Swine Day, Manhattan, KS, November 18, 2010 en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid mtokach en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid goodband en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid dritz en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid jderouch en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid jnelssen en_US


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