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2021 Program

September 9, 2021

8:15     Registration

9:00     Welcome – Dennis Liptrap, Ralco Nutrition

9:05     Aspects of sow nutrition during transition and lactation to improve their productivity and feed efficiency – Peter Theil, Aarhus University, Denmark

9:50     Thermo-regulation in neo-natal piglets – Implications for survival.  Mike Ellis, University of Illinois 

10:25   Break

11:00   The effect of different fat supplements and multiple levels of vitamin E on performance and meat quality of pigs taken to 150 kg market weight – Merlin Lindemann, University of Kentucky

11:30   The effect of feeding high oleic soy oil in combination with DDGS on meat quality –  Bailey Harsh, University of Illinois

12:00   Lunch

1:00     Nutritional impact on mammary development in swine – Chantal Farmer, Sherbrooke Research Center, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada

1:45     Supplemental yeast fermentation products effect on sow lactation performance and post-partum recovery based on uterine fluids and blood parameters – Brian Richert, Purdue University

2:20     Break

2:50     The impact of nutrition on barrier function in the young pig – Sheila Jacobi, The Ohio State University

3:25     In-vitro screening procedure for potential feed mitigants for PRRS contamination of feed ingredients – Scott Radcliffe, Purdue University

4:00     Closing remarks