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2017

Gonçalves M. A. D., M. D. Tokach, N. M. Bello, K. J. Touchette, R. D. Goodband, J. M. DeRouchey, J. C. Woodworth, and S. S. Dritz. 2017. Dose response evaluation of the standardized ileal digestible tryptophan:lysine ratio to maximize growth performance of growing-finishing gilts under commercial conditions. Animal 11: In press. (pdf.)

De Jong, J.A. J.M. DeRouchey, M.D. Tokach, R.D. Goodband, J.C. Woodworth, S.S. Dritz, C.R. Stark, C.K. Jones, H. E. Williams, J. Erceg, B. Haberl, L. J. McKinney, G. Smith, D. Van Otterloo, and C. B. Paulk. 2017. Formation of pellet fines during the feed manufacturing process, transportation and feed line delivery, and their nutrient composition. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. (in press). doi: 10.13031/aea.12304. (pdf.)

Flohr, J.R., M.D. Tokach, J.M. DeRouchey, J.C. Woodworth, R.D. Goodband, and S.S. Dritz. 2016. Development of equations to predict the influence of floor space on  average daily gain, average daily feed Intake, and gain:feed ratio of finishing pigs. Animal. doi:10.1017/S1751731117002440. (pdf.)

Clark, A.B. M.D. Tokach, J.M. DeRouchey, S.S. Dritz†, R.D. Goodband, J.C. Woodworth, K.J. Touchette, and N.M. Bello. 2017. Modeling the effects of standardized ileal digestible isoleucine to lysine ratio on growth performance of nursery pigs. 1: doi:10.2527/tas2017.0048. (pdf.)

Clark, A.B. M.D. Tokach, J.M. DeRouchey, S.S. Dritz†, R.D. Goodband, J.C. Woodworth, K.J. Touchette, and N.M. Bello. 2017. Modeling the effects of standardized ileal digestible valine to lysine ratio on growth performance of nursery pigs. 1: doi:10.2527/tas2017.0049. (pdf.)

Gourley, K.M. G.E. Nichols, J.A. Sonderman, Z.T. Spencer, J.C. Woodworth, M.D. Tokach, J.M. DeRouchey, S. S. Dritz, R.D. Goodband, S.J. Kitt, and E.W. Stephenson. 2017. Determining the impact of increasing standardized ileal digestible lysine for primiparous and multiparous sows during lactation. Transl. Anim. Sci. 1: doi:10.2527/tas2017.0043. (pdf.)

Coble, K.F., J.M. DeRouchey, M.D. Tokach, S.S. Dritz, R.D. Goodband, J.C. Woodworth, and J.L. Usry. 2017. The effects of copper source and concentration on growth performance, carcass characteristics, and pen cleanliness in finishing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 95:4052–4059. doi:10.2527/jas2017.1624 (pdf.)

Thomas, L. L., R. D. Goodband, M. D. Tokach, J. M. DeRouchey, J. C. Woodworth, and S. S. Dritz. 2017. Effects of space allocation on finishing pig growth performance and carcass characteristics. Transl. Anim. Sci. 1:351-357. 10.2527/tas2017.0042 (pdf.)

De Jong, J. M. DeRouchey, M. D. Tokach, R. D. Goodband, S. S. Dritz, and J. C. Woodworth. 2017. Stability of four commercial phytase products under increasing thermal conditioning temperatures. Transl. Anim. Sci. 1:255–260.  doi:10.2527/tas2017.0030 (pdf.)

Tokach, M.D., and C. Vier. 2017. Swine Nutrition approaches during the nursery period. In: Advancos em Sanidade Producao e Reproducao de Suinos II. Ed. D.E. Barcellos, F.P. Bortolozzo, I. Wentz, M.L. Bernardi, A.P. Mellagi, and R. de Rosa Ulguim. Grafica, Univesidade Federal do Rio Grande Do Sul. P 49-58.

Wu, F., K. R. Vierck, J. M. DeRouchey, T. G. O’Quinn, M. D. Tokach, R. D. Goodband, S. S. Dritz, and J. C. Woodworth. 2017. A review of heavy weight market pigs: status of knowledge and future needs assessment1. Transl. Anim. Sci. 1:1-15. doi:10.2527/tas2016.0004 (pdf.)

Cochrane, R. A., L. L. Schumacher, S. S. Dritz, J. C. Woodworth, A. R. Huss, C. R. Stark, J. M. DeRouchey, M. D. Tokach, R. D. Goodband, J. Bia, Q. Chen, J. Zhang, P. C. Gauger, R. J. Derscheid, D. R. Magstadt, R. G. Main and C. K. Jones. 2017. Effect of pelleting on survival of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus–contaminated feed. J. Anim. Sci. 95:1170-1178. doi:10.2527/jas.2016.0961 (pdf.)

Goncalves, M.A.D., S.S. Dritz, M.D. Tokach, J.M. DeRouchey, J.C. Woodworth, and R.D. Goodband. 2017. Fact sheets – Ingredient database management for swinie: phosphorus. J. Swine Health Prod. 25:76-78. (pdf.)

Goncalves, M.A.D., S.S. Dritz, M.D. Tokach, J.M. DeRouchey, J.C. Woodworth, and R.D. Goodband. 2017. Fact sheets – Feed efficiency adjustments to compare group close-outs in finishing pigs. J. Swine Health Prod. 25:73-75. (pdf.)

Frobose, H.L., E.W. Stephenson, M.D. Tokach, J.M. DeRouchey, J. C. Woodworth, S.S. Dritz, and R.D. Goodband. 2017. Effects of potential detoxifying agents on growth performance and deoxynivalenol (DON) urinary balance characteristics of nursery pigs fed DON-contaminated wheat. J. Anim. Sci. 95:327–337. doi:10.2527/jas2016.0664 (pdf.)

Coble, K.F., J.M. DeRouchey, M.D. Tokach, S.S. Dritz, R.D. Goodband, and J.C. Woodworth. 2017. Effects of distillers dried grains with solubles and added fat fed immediately before slaughter on growth performance and carcass characteristics of finishing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 95:327-337. doi:10.2527/jas2016.0679 (pdf.)

Goncalves, M.A.D., S.S. Dritz, M.D. Tokach, J.M. DeRouchey, J.C. Woodworth, and R.D. Goodband. 2017. Fact sheets – Considerations regarding marketing heavy-weight pigs. J. Swine Health Prod. 25:30-31.

Goncalves, M.A.D., S.S. Dritz, M.D. Tokach, J.M. DeRouchey, J.C. Woodworth, and R.D. Goodband. 2017. Fact sheets – High fiber ingredients withdrawal strategy before slaughter in finishing pigs. J. Swine Health Prod. 25:32-33.

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2016

De Jong, J.A., J.M. DeRouchey, M.D. Tokach, S.S. Dritz, R.D. Goodband, J.C. Woodworth, and M.W. Allerson. 2016. Evaluating pellet and meal feeding regimens on finishing pig performance, stomach morphology, and carcass characteristics. J. Anim. Sci. 94:4781–4788. doi:10.2527/jas2016-0461 (pdf.)

Flohr, J.R., J.C. Woodworth, J.R. Bergstrom, M.D. Tokach, S.S. Dritz, R.D. Goodband, and J.M. DeRouchey. 2016. Evaluating the impact of maternal vitamin D supplementation: I. Sow performance, serum vitamin metabolites, and neonatal muscle characteristics. J. Anim. Sci. 94:4629-4642. doi:10.2527/jas.2016-0409 (pdf.)

Flohr, J.R., J.C. Woodworth, J.R. Bergstrom, M.D. Tokach, S.S. Dritz, R.D. Goodband, and J.M. DeRouchey. 2016. Evaluating the impact of maternal vitamin D supplementation on sow performance: II. Subsequent growth performance and carcass characteristics of growing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 94:4643-4653. doi:10.2527/jas.2016-0410 (pdf.)

Flohr, J.R., J.M. DeRouchey, J.C. Woodworth, M.D. Tokach, R.D. Goodband, and S.S. Dritz. 2016. A Survey of current feeding regimens for vitamins and trace minerals in the US swine industry. J. Swine Health Prod. 24:290-303. (pdf.)

Goncalves, M.A.D., S.S. Dritz, M.D. Tokach, J.H. Piva, J.M. DeRouchey, J.C. Woodworth, and R.D. Goodband. 2016. Fact sheets – Impact of increased feed intake during late gestation on reproductive performance of gilts and sows. J. Swine Health Prod. 24:264-266. (pdf.)

De Jong, J.A., J.M. DeRouchey, M.D. Tokach, S.S. Dritz, R.D. Goodband, J.C. Woodworth, C.K. Jones, and C.R. Stark. 2016. Stability of commercial phytase sources under different environmental conditions. J. Anim. Sci. 94:4259-4266. doi:10.2527/jas.2016-0742. (pdf.)

Tokach, M.D., R.D. Goodband, and T.G. O’Quinn. 2016. Performance-enhancing technologies in swine production. Anim. Frontiers. 6:15-21. doi:10.2527/af.2016-0039 (pdf.)

Schumacher, L.L., J.C. Woodworth, C.K. Jones, Q. Chen, J. Zhang, P.C. Gauger, C.R. Stark, R.G. Main, R.A. Hesse, M.D. Tokach, and S.S. Dritz. 2016. Evaluation of the minimum infectious dose of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus in virus-inoculated feed. Amer. J. Vet. Res. 77:1108-1113. (pdf.)

Flohr, J.R., M.D. Tokach, J.M. DeRouchey, J.C. Woodworth, R.D. Goodband, and S.S. Dritz. 2016. Evaluating the removal of pigs from a group and subsequent floor space allowance on the growth performance of heavy-weight finishing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 2016:94. doi:10.2527/jas2016-0407 (pdf.)

Feldpausch, J.A., R.G. Amachawadi, M.D. Tokach, H.M. Scott, T.G. Nagaraja, S.S. Dritz, R.D. Goodband, J.C. Woodworth, and J.M. DeRouchey. 2016. Effects of dietary copper, zinc, and ractopamine hydrochloride on finishing pig growth performance, carcass characteristics, and antimicrobial susceptibility of enteric bacteria. J. Anim. Sci. 94:3278-3293. doi:10.2527/jas2016-0340 (pdf.)

De Jong, J.A., J.M. DeRouchey, M.D. Tokach, S.S. Dritz, R.D. Goodband, C.B. Paulk, J.C. Woodworth, C.K. Jones and C.R. Stark. 2016. Effects of wheat source and particle size in meal and pelleted diets on finishing pig growth performance, carcass characteristics, and nutrient digestibility. J. Anim. Sci. 94:3303-3311. doi:10.2527/jas.2016-0370.(pdf.)

Frobose, H.L., J.A. Erceg, S.Q. Fowler, M.D. Tokach, J.M. DeRouchey, J.C. Woodworth, S.S. Dritz, and R.D. Goodband. 2016. The progression of deoxynivalenol-induced growth suppression in nursery pigs and the potential of an algae-modified montmorillonite clay to mitigate these effects. J. Anim. Sci. 94:3746-3759. doi:10.2527/jas2016-0663. (pdf.)

Stephenson, E.W., M.A. Vaughn, D.D. Burnett, C.B. Paulk, M.D. Tokach, S.S. Dritz, J.M. DeRouchey, R.D. Goodband, J.C. Woodworth and J.M. Gonzalez. 2016. Influence of dietary fat source and feeding duration on finishing pig growth performance, carcass composition, and fat quality. J. Anim. Sci. 94:2851–2866. doi:10.2527/jas.2015-9521. (pdf.)

Gonçalves, M.A.D., N.M. Bello, S.S. Dritz, M.D. Tokach, J.M. DeRouchey, J.C. Woodworth, and R.D. Goodband. 2016. An update on modeling dose–response relationships: Accounting for correlated data structure and heterogeneous error variance in linear and nonlinear mixed models. J. Anim. Sci. 94:1940–1950. doi:10.2527/jas2015-0106. (pdf.)

Gonçalves, M.A.D., K.M. Gourley, S.S. Dritz, M.D. Tokach, N. M. Bello, J.M. DeRouchey, J.C. Woodworth, and R.D. Goodband. 2016. Effects of amino acids and energy intake during late gestation of high-performing gilts and sows on litter and reproductive performance under commercial conditions. J. Anim. Sci. 94:1993–2003. doi:10.2527/jas2015-0087 (pdf.)

Goncalves, M.A.D., S.S. Dritz, C.K. Jones, M.D. Tokach, J.M. DeRouchey, J.C. Woodworth, and R.D. Goodband. 2016. Fact sheets – Ingredient database management: I. Overview and sampling procedures. Swine Health Prod. 24:217-219. (pdf.)

Goncalves, M.A.D., S.S. Dritz, C.K. Jones, M.D. Tokach, J.M. DeRouchey, J.C. Woodworth, and R.D. Goodband. 2016. Fact sheets – Ingredient database management: II. Energy. Swine Health Prod. 24:220-221. (pdf.)

Goncalves, M.A.D., S.S. Dritz, M.D. Tokach, J.M. DeRouchey, J.C. Woodworth, and R.D. Goodband. 2016. Fact sheets – Comparing phytase sources for pigs and effects of superdosing phytase on growth performance of nursery and finishing pigs. Swine Health Prod. 24:97-101. (pdf.)

Nemechek, J.E., M.D. Tokach, S.S. Dritz, R.D. Goodband, J.M. DeRouchey, and J.C. Woodworth. 2016. Effecs of diet form and particle size on growth performance and carcass characteristics of finishing pigs. Anim. Feed Sci. Tech. 214:136-141. (pdf.)

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2015

Burnett, D.D., C.B. Paulk, M.D. Tokach, J.L. Nelssen, M.A. Vaughn, K.J. Phelps, S.S. Dritz , J.M. DeRouchey, R.D. Goodband,  K.D. Haydon , and J.M. Gonzalez. 2015. Effects of Source and Level of Added Zinc on Myogenic Gene Expression in Skeletal Muscle of Finishing Pigs Fed Ractopamine HCl. J. Anim. Biotech. 27:17-29. (pdf.)

Frobose, H.L., E.D. Fruge, M.D. Tokach, E.L. Hansen, J.M. DeRouchey, S.S. Dritz, R.D. Goodband, and J.L. Nelssen. 2015. The influence of pelleting and supplementing sodium metabisulfite (Na2S2O5) on nursery pigs fed diets contaminated with deoxynivalenol. Anim. Feed Sci. Technol. 210:152-164. (pdf.)

Amachawadi, R. G., H.M. Scott, J. Vinasco, M.D. Tokach, S.S. Dritz, J. L. Nelssen, and T.G. Nagaraja. 2015. Effects of in-feed copper, chlortetracycline, and tylosin on the prevalence of transferable copper resistance gene, tcrB, among fecal enterococci of weaned piglets. Foodborne Path. Dis. 12:670-678. (pdf.)

Nemechek, J.E., M.D. Tokach, S.S. Dritz, R.D. Goodband, J.M. DeRouchey, and J. C. Woodworth. 2015. Effects of diet form and type on growth performance, carcass yield, and iodine value of finishing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 93:4486-4499. (pdf.)

Gonçalves, M.A.D., S. Nitikanchana, M.D. Tokach, S.S. Dritz, N.M. Bello, R.D. Goodband, K.J. Touchette, J.L. Usry, J.M. DeRouchey, and J.C. Woodworth. 2015. Effects of standardized ileal digestible tryptophan:lysine ratio on growth performance of nursery pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 93:3909–3918. (pdf.)

Nemechek, J.E., M.D. Tokach, S.S. Dritz, E.D. Fruge, E.L. Hansen, R.D. Goodband, J.M. DeRouchey, and J. C. Woodworth. 2015. Effects of diet form and feeder adjustment on growth performance of nursery and finishing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 93:4172–4180. (pdf.)

Sotak-Peper, K. M., R. D. Goodband, M. D. Tokach, S. S. Dritz, J. M. DeRouchey, and J. L. Nelssen. 2015. The effects of corn- or sorghum-based diets with or without sorghum dried distillers grains with solubles on lactating-sow and litter performance. Prof. Anim. Sci. 31:185-190. (pdf.)

Sotak, K.M., T.A. Houser, R.D. Goodband, M.D. Tokach, S.S. Dritz, J. M. DeRouchey, B.L. Goehring, G.R. Skaar, and J.L. Nelssen. 2015. The effects of feeding sorghum dried distillers grains with solubles on finishing pig growth performance, carcass characteristics, and fat quality. J. Anim. Sci. 93:2904-2915. (pdf.)

Nitikanchana,S., S.S. Dritz, M.D. Tokach, J.M. DeRouchey, R.D. Goodband, and B.J. White. 2015. Regression analysis to predict growth performance from dietary net energy in growing-finishing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 93:2826-2839. (pdf.)

Paulk, C.B., J.R. Bergstrom, M.D. Tokach, S.S. Dritz, D.D. Burnett, E.W. Stephenson, M.A. Vaughn, J.M. DeRouchey, R.D. Goodband, J.L. Nelssen, and J.M. Gonzalez.  2015.  Equations generated to predict iodine value of pork carcass back, belly, and jowl fat.  J. Anim. Sci. 93:1666-1678. (pdf.)

Frobose, H.L., E.D. Fruge, M.D. Tokach, E.L. Hansen, J.M. DeRouchey, S.S. Dritz, R.D. Goodband, and J.L. Nelssen. 2015. The effects of deoxynivalenol-contaminated corn dried distillers grains with solubles in nursery pig diets and potential for mitigation by commercially available feed additives. J. Anim. Sci. 93:1074-1088. (pdf.)

 Agga G.E., H.M. Scott, J. Vinasco, T.G. Nagaraja, R.G. Amachawadi, J. Bai, B. Norby,  D.G. Renter, S.S. Dritz, J.L. Nelssen, and M.D. Tokach. 2015. Effects of chlortetracycline and copper supplementation on the prevalence, distribution, and quantity of antimicrobial resistance genes in the feces of weaned pigs. J. Prevent. Vet. Med. 119:179-189. (pdf.)

Paulk, C.B., M.D. Tokach, J.L. Nelssen, D.D. Burnett, M.A. Vaughn, K.J. Phelps, S.S. Dritz, J.M. DeRouchey, R.D. Goodband, T.E. Houser, K. D.Haydon, and J.M. Gonzalez. 2015. Effect of added zinc in diets with Ractopamine-HCl on growth performance, carcass characteristics, and ileal mucosal inflammation mRNA expression of finishing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 93:185-196. (pdf.)

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2014

Agga, G.E., H.M. Scott, R.G. Amachawadi, T.G. Nagaraja, J. Vinasco, J. Bai, B. Norby, D.G. Renter, S.S. Dritz, J.L. Nelssen, and M.D. Tokach. 2014. Effects of chlortetracycline and copper supplementation on antimicrobial resistance of fecal Escherichia coli from weaned pigs. J. Prevent. Vet. Med. (pdf.)

Amachawadi, R. G., M.D. Tokach, J. Vinasco Torres,  S. Dritz, J. L. Nelssen, and R.D. Goodband. 2014. Nasal carriage of mecA-positive methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in pigs exhibits dose-response to zinc supplementation. Foodborne Path. Dis. In press (pdf.)

Asmus, M.D., J.M. DeRouchey, M.D. Tokach, S.S. Dritz, T.E. Houser, J.L. Nelssen, and R.D. Goodband. 2014. Effects of lowering dietary fiber before marketing on finishing pig growth performance, carcass characteristics, carcass fat quality, and intestinal weights. J. Anim. Sci. 92:119 128. (pdf.)

Asmus, M.D., M.A. Tavarez, M.D. Tokach, S.S. Dritz, A.L. Schroeder, J.L. Nelssen, R.D. Goodband, and J.M. DeRouchey. 2014. The effects of immunological castration and corn dried distillers grains with solubles withdrawal on growth performance, carcass characteristics, fatty acid analysis, and iodine value of pork fat depots J. Anim. Sci. 92:2116-2132. (pdf.)

Bergstrom, J. R., J. L. Nelssen, M. D. Tokach, S. S. Dritz, R. D. Goodband, and J. M. DeRouchey. 2014. The effects of feeder design, and dietary dried distillers’ grains with solubles on the performance and carcass characteristics of finishing pigs. J. Anim Sci. 92:3591-3597. (pdf.)

De Jong, J.A., J.M. DeRouchey, M.D. Tokach, S.S. Dritz and R.D. Goodband. 2014. Effects of dietary wheat middlings, corn dried distillers grains with solubles, and net energy formulation on nursery pig performance. J. Anim. Sci. 92:3471-3481. (pdf.)

Flohr, J.R. M.D. Tokach, J.M. DeRouchey, R.D. Goodband, S.S. Dritz, J.L. Nelssen, and J.F. Patience. 2014. Feed efficiency: An assessment of current knowledge from a voluntary subsample of the swine industry.J. Extension. Accepted for publication. (pdf.)

Flohr, J.R., M.D. Tokach, S.S. Dritz, J.M. DeRouchey, R.D. Goodband, J.L. Nelssen, S.C. Henry, L.M. Tokach, M.L. Potter, J.P. Goff, N.J. Koszewski, R. L. Horst, E.L. Hansen, and E.D. Fruge. 2014. Effects of supplemental vitamin D3 on serum 25(OH)D3 and growth of preweaning and nursery pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 92:152-163. (pdf.)

Flohr, J.R. M.D. Tokach, S.S. Dritz, J.M. DeRouchey, R.D. Goodband, J.L. Nelssen, and J.R. Bergstrom. 2014. An evaluation of the effects of added vitamin D3 in maternal diets on sow and pig performance. J. Anim. Sci. 92:594 603. (pdf.)

Flohr, J.R., M.D. Tokach, S.S. Dritz, J.M. DeRouchey, R.D. Goodband, and J.L. Nelssen. 2014. The effects of sodium sulfate in the water of nursery pigs and the efficacy of non-nutritive feed additives to mitigate those effects. J. Anim. Sci. 92:3624-3635. (pdf.)

Frobose, H.L., S.S. Dritz, M.D. Tokach, K. J. Prusa, J.M. DeRouchey, R.D. Goodband, and J.L. Nelssen. 2014. Effects of pre-slaughter feed withdrawal time on finishing pig carcass, body weight gain and food safety characteristics in a commercial environment. J. Anim. Sci. 92:3693-3700. (pdf.)

Frobose, H.L., R.C. SUlabo, J.M. DeRouchey, D. Ryder, M.D. Tokach, S.S. Dritz, R.D. Goodband, and J.L. Nelssen.  2014. The effects of diet blending and feed budgeting on finishing pig growth performance, carcass characteristics, and economic return. Prof. Anim. Sci. 30:375-392. (pdf.)

Goodband, B, M. Tokach, S. Dritz J. DeRouchey, and J. Woodworth. 2014. Practical starter pig amino acid requirements in relation to immunity, gut health and growth performance. J. Anim. Sci. Biotech. 5:12. (pdf.)

Graham, A.B., R.D. Goodband, M.D. Tokach, S.S. Dritz, J.M. DeRouchey, and S. Nitikanchana. The effects of medium-oil distillers grains with solubles on growth performance, carcass traits, and nutrient digestibility in growing-finishing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 92:604-611. (pdf.)

Graham, A.B., R. D. Goodband, M. D. Tokach, S. S. Dritz, J. M. DeRouchey, S. Nitikanchana, and J. J. Updike. 2014. The effects of low-, medium-, and high-oil distillers dried grains with solubles on growth performance, nutrient digestibility, and fat quality in finishing pigs. J. Anim Sci. 92:3610-3623. (pdf.)

Graham. A.B., R.D. Goodband,, M.D. Tokach, S.S. Dritz, J. M. DeRouchey, and S. Nitikanchana. 2014. The interactive effects of high-fat, high-fiber diets and ractopamine HCl on finishing pig growth performance, carcass characteristics, and carcass fat quality. J. Anim. Sci. 92:4585-4597. (pdf.)

Jones, C.K., M.D. Tokach, J.L. Usry, C.R. Neill and J.F. Patience. 2014. Evaluating lysine requirements of nursery pigs fed low protein diets with different sources of non-essential amino acids. J. Anim. Sci. 92:3460-3470. (pdf.)

Myers, A.J. R.D. Goodband, M.D. Tokach, S.S. Dritz, J.M. DeRouchey, and J.L. Nelssen. 2014. The effects of porcine intestinal mucosa protein sources on nursery pig growth performance. J. Anim. Sci. 92:783-792. (pdf.)

Nemechek, J.E., M.D. Tokach, S.S. Dritz, R.D. Goodband, and J.M. DeRouchey. 2014. Evaluation of standardized ileal digestible valine:lysine, total lysine:CP, and replacing fish meal, meat and bone meal, and poultry by-product meal with crystalline amino acids on growth performance of nursery pigs from seven to twelve kilograms. (pdf.)

Paulk, C.B., M.D. Tokach, J.L. Nelssen, D.D. Burnett, M.A. Vaughn, K.J. Phelps, S.S. Dritz  , J.M. DeRouchey, R.D. Goodband, T.E. Houser, K. D.Haydon, and J.M. Gonzalez. 2014. Effect of dietary zinc level and Ractopamine-HCl on pork chop tenderness and shelf-life characteristics. J. Anim. Sci. 92:2325-2335. (pdf.)

Shelton, N. W., S. S. Dritz, J. L. Nelssen, M. D. Tokach, R. D. Goodband, J. M. DeRouchey, H. Yang, D. A. Hill, D. Holzgraefe, D. H. Hall, and D. C. Mahan. 2014. Effects of dietary vitamin E concentration and source on sow, milk, and pig concentrations of α-tocopherol. J. Anim. Sci. 92:4547-4556. (pdf.)

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2013
Barnes, J.A., M.D. Tokach, J.M. DeRouchey, R.D. Goodband, S.S. Dritz, and J.L. Nelssen.  2013.  Effects of standardized ileal digestible tryptophan:lysine ratio in diets contianing 30% dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) on finishing pig performance and carcass traits.  J. Anim. Sci. 91:3244-3252. (pdf.)

Dunshea, F.R., J.R.D. Allison, M. Bertram, D. D. Boler, L. Brossard, R. Campbell, J. P. Crane, D. P. Hennessy, L. Huber, C. de Lange, N. Ferguson, P. Matzat, F. McKeith, P.J.U. Moraes, B.P. Mullan, J. Noblet, N. Quiniou, and M. Tokach. 2013. The effects of immunization against GnRF on nutrient requirements of male pigs: a review. Anim. Animal Consortium 7:11. (pdf.)

Flohr, J. R., M. D. Tokach, S. S. Dritz, J. M. DeRouchey, R. D. Goodband, J. L. Nelssen, and J. R. Bergstrom 2013. An evaluation of the effects of added vitamin D3 in maternal diets on sow and pig performance. J. Anim Sci. published 18 December 2013. (pdf.)

Goodband R.D., M.D. Tokach, M.A.D. Goncalves, J.C. Woodworth, S.S. Dritz, and J.M. DeRouchey 2013. Nutritional enhancement during pregnancy and its effects on reproduction in swine. Anim. Animal Frontiers 3:68-75. (pdf.)

James, B.W., M.D. Tokach, R.D. Goodband, J.L. Nelssen, S.S. Dritz, K.Q. Owen, J.C. Woodworth, and R.C. Sulabo. 2013. Effects of dietary L-carnitine and ractopamine-HCl on the metabolic response to handling in finishing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 91:4426-4439. (pdf.)

James, B.W., M.D. Tokach, R.D. Goodband, J.L. Nelssen, S.S. Dritz, K.Q. Owen, J.C. Woodworth, and R.C. Sulabo. 2013. Interactive effects of dietary ractopamine-HCl and L-carnitine on finishing pigs: I. Growth performance. J. Anim. Sci. 91:3265 3271. (pdf.)

James, B.W., M.D. Tokach, R.D. Goodband, J.L. Nelssen, S.S. Dritz, K.Q. Owen, J.C. Woodworth, and R.C. Sulabo. 2013. Interactive effects of dietary ractopamine-HCl and L-carnitine on finishing pigs: II. Carcass characteristics and meat quality. J. Anim. Sci. 91:3272-3282. (pdf.)

Potter, M.L., J.Y. Jacela, J.R. Bergstrom, S.S. Dritz, M.D. Tokach, J.M. DeRouchey, R.D.  Goodband, and J.L. Nelssen. 2013. Direct comparison of commercial porcine circovirus type 2 vaccines under field conditions. Prof. Anim. Sci. 30:80-85. (pdf.)

Sotak, K. M., R. D. Goodband, M. D. Tokach, S. S. Dritz, J. M. DeRouchey, and J. L. Nelssen. 2013. Nutrient database for sorghum distillers dried grains with solubles from ethanol plants in the western plains region and their effects on nursery pig performance. J. Anim. Sci. 92:292-302. (pdf.)

Ying, W., J.M. DeRouchey, M.D. Tokach, S.S. Dritz, T.A. Houser, R.D. Goodband, J.L. Nelssen, and J.C. Woodworth.  2013.  Effects of dietary L-carnitine and dried distillers grains with solubles on growth, carcass characteristics, and loin and fat quality of growing-finishing pigs.  J. Anim. Sci. 91:3211-3219. (pdf.)

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2012

Barnes, J.A., J.M. DeRouchey, M.D. Tokach, S. S. Dritz, R. D. Goodband, J. L. Nelssen, and D. B. Petry 2012. Effects of wheat middlings and choice white grease (CWG) in diets on the growth performance, carcass characteristics, and carcass fat quality of growing-finishing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. published 10 February 2012, 10.2527/jas.2011-4472. (pdf.)

Bergstrom, J.R., J.L. Nelssen, M.D. Tokach, S.S. Dritz, R.D. Goodband, and J.M. DeRouchey. 2012. Effects of two feeder designs and adjustment strategies on the growth performance and carcass characteristics of growing–finishing pigs. J. Anim Sci. 90 4555-4566. (pdf.)

Bergstrom, J.R. Bergstrom, J.L. Nelssen, L.N. Edwards, M.D. Tokach, S.S. Dritz, R.D. Goodband, and J.M. DeRouchey. 2012. Effects of feeder design and changing source of water to a location separate from the wet-dry feeder at 4 or 8 weeks before harvest on growth, feeding behavior, and carcass characteristics of finishing pigs. J. Anim Sci. 2012;90 4567-4575. (pdf.)

Duttlinger, A. J., J. M. DeRouchey, M. D. Tokach, S. S. Dritz, R. D. Goodband, J. L. Nelssen, T. A. Houser, and R. C. Sulabo. 2012. Effects of increasing crude glycerol and dried distillers grains with solubles on growth performance, carcass characteristics, and carcass fat quality of finishing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 90:840-852. (pdf.)

Gerlach, B. M., T.A. Houser, L.C. Hollis, M.D. Tokach, J.C. Nietfeld, J.J. Higgins, et al. 2012. Incidence and severity of arcanobacterium pyogenes injection site abscesses with needle or needle-free injection. Meat Sci., 92(4), 805-807. (pdf.)

Myers, A.J., R.D. Goodband, M.D. Tokach, S.S. Dritz, J.M. DeRouchey, and J.L. Nelssen.  2012.  The effects of diet form and feeder design on the growth performance of finishing pigs.  J. Anim Sci. 91:3420-3428. (pdf.)

Myers, A.J., R.D. Goodband, M.D. Tokach, S.S. Dritz, J.M. DeRouchey, and J.L. Nelssen. 2012. The effects of feeder adjustment and trough space on growth performance of finishing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 90: 4576-4582. (pdf.)

Nemechek, J. E., A. M. Gaines, M. D. Tokach, G. L. Allee, R. D. Goodband, J. M. DeRouchey, J. L. Nelssen, J. L. Usry, G. Gourley, and S. S. Dritz. 2012. Evaluation of standardized ileal digestible lysine requirement of nursery pigs from seven to fourteen kilograms.J. Anim. Sci. 90: 4380-4390. (pdf.)

Potter. M. L., E. M. Kane, J. R. Bergstrom, S. S. Dritz, M. D. Tokach, J. M. DeRouchey, R. D. Goodband, and J. L. Nelssen. 2012. Effects of diet source and vaccination for porcine circovirus type 2 and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae on nursery pig performance. J. Anim Sci. 90: 4063-4071 (pdf.)

Potter, M.L., L.M. Tokach, S.S. Dritz, S.C. Henry, J.M. DeRouchey, M.D. Tokach, R.D. Goodband, J.L. Nelssen, R.R. Rowland, R.A. Hesse, R. Oberst, J.Anderson, and M. Hays. 2012. Genetic line influences pig growth rate responses to vaccination for porcine circovirus type 2. J. Swine Health Prod. 20:34-48. (pdf.)

Salyer, J.A., J.M. DeRouchey, M.D. Tokach, S. S. Dritz, R. D. Goodband, J. L. Nelssen, and D. B. Petry  2012.  Effects of dietary wheat middlings, distillers grains with solubles, and choice white grease (CWG) in diets on growth performance, carcass characteristics, and carcass fat quality of finishing pigs.  J. Anim. Sci. 90:2620-2630. (pdf.)

Shelton, N. W., M. D. Tokach, S. S. Dritz, R. D. Goodband, J. L. Nelssen, J. M. DeRouchey, and J. L. Usry. 2012. Effects of porcine circovirus type 2 vaccine and increasing standardized ileal digestible lysine:ME ratio on growth performance and carcass composition of growing and finishing pigs. J Anim Sci. 90: 361-372. (pdf.)

Tokach, M.D., R.D. Goodband, J.M. DeRouchey, S.S. Dritz, and J.L. Nelssen. 2012. Feeding and barn management strategies that maximize feed efficiency. In: Feed efficiency in pigs. Ed. J.F. Patience. Wageningen Academic Publishers. The Netherlands. (pdf.)

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2011

Amachawadi, R. G., N. Shelton, M. Jacob, X. Shi, S. Narayanan, L. Zurek, S. Dritz, J. L. Nelssen, M.Tokach, and T. G. Nagaraja. 2011. Selection of tcrB gene mediated copper resistant fecal enterococci in pigs fed diets supplemented with copper. Applied Environ. Microbiol. 77:5597-5603. (pdf.)

Benz, J. M., M. D. Tokach, S. S. Dritz, J. L. Nelssen, J. M. DeRouchey, R. C. Sulabo, and R. D. Goodband. 2011. Effects of choice white grease and soybean oil on growth performance, carcass characteristics and carcass fat quality of growing-finishing pigs. J. Anim Sci. 89:404-413. (pdf.)

Benz, J. M., M. D. Tokach, S. S. Dritz, J. L. Nelssen, J. M. DeRouchey, R. C. Sulabo, and R. D. Goodband. 2011. Effects of dietary iodine value product on growth performance and carcass fat quality of finishing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 89:1419-1428. (pdf.)

Benz, J.M., M.D. Tokach, S.S. Dritz, J.L. Nelssen, J.M. DeRouchey, and R.D. Goodband. 2011. Effects of increasing choice white grease in corn and sorghum-based diets on growth performance and fat quality characteristics of finishing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 89:773-782. (pdf.)

Jacela, J. Y., S. S. Dritz, J. M. DeRouchey, M. D. Tokach, R. D. Goodband, and J. L. Nelssen, 2011. Field evaluation of a PCV2 vaccine on finishing pig growth performance and mortality rate in a herd with a history of porcine circovirus disease. J Swine Health Prod. 19:10-16. (pdf.)

Jacela, J.Y., J. M. DeRouchey, S. S. Dritz, M. D. Tokach, R. D. Goodband, J. L. Nelssen, R. C. Sulabo, R. C. Thaler, L. Brandts, D. E. Little, and K. J. Prusa. 2011. Amino acid digestibility and energy content of deoiled (solvent extracted) corn dried distillers grains with solubles for swine and its effects on growth performance and carcass characteristics. J. Anim. Sci. 89:1817-1829. (pdf.)

Schneider, J. D., M. D. Tokach, R. D. Goodband, J. L. Nelssen, S. S. Dritz, J. M. DeRouchey, and R. C. Sulabo. 2011. Effects of restricted feed intake on finishing pigs weighing between 68 and 114 kilograms fed twice or 6 times daily. J. Anim. Sci. 89:3326-3333. (pdf.)

Sulabo, R.C., C.K. Jones, M.D. Tokach, R.D. Goodband, S.S. Dritz, D.R. Campbell, B.W. Ratliff, J.M. DeRouchey, and J.L. Nelssen. 2011. Factors affecting storage stability of various commercial phytase source. J. Anim Sci. 89:4262-4271. (pdf.)

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2010

Amachawadi, R. G., N. Shelton, M. Jacob, X. Shi, S. Narayanan, L. Zurek, 3, S. Dritz, J. L. Nelssen, M.Tokach, and T. G. Nagaraja. Occurrence of tcrB, a transferable copper resistance gene, in fecal enterococci of swine. 2010. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 7:1089-1097. (pdf.)

Benz, J. M., S. K. Linneen, M. D. Tokach, S. S. Dritz, J. L. Nelssen, J. M. DeRouchey, R. D. Goodband, R.C Sulabo and K. J. Prusa. 2010. Effects of dried distiller grains with solubles on fat quality of finishing pigs. J. Anim Sci. 88: 3666-3682. (pdf.)

DeRouchey, J.M., R.D. Goodband, M.D. Tokach, J.L. Nelssen, and S.S. Dritz. 2010. Nursery swine nutrient recommendations and feeding management. National Swine Nutrition Guide. U.S. Pork Center of Excellence. Chapter 10, pp 65-79. (pdf.)

Frantz, N.Z., K.G. Friesen, G.A. Andrews, M.D. Tokach, R.M. Yamka, T.L. Loughin, J.L. Nelssen, and S.S. Dritz. 2010. The use of serum biomarkers to predict the development and severity of osteochondrosis lesions in the distal portion of the femur in pigs Amer. J. Vet. Res.71:946-952. (pdf.)

Jacela J. Y., J. M. DeRouchey, M. D. Tokach, R. D. Goodband, J. L. Nelssen, D. G. Renter, and S. S. Dritz. 2010. Feed additives for swine: Fact sheets – Prebiotics and probiotics, and phytogenics. J. Swine Health Prod. 18:132-136. (pdf.)

Jacela J. Y., J. M. DeRouchey, M. D. Tokach, R. D. Goodband, J. L. Nelssen, D. G. Renter, and S. S. Dritz. 2010. Feed additives for swine: Fact sheets – Phytase and high dietary levels of copper and zinc. J. Swine Health Prod. 18:87-92. (pdf.)

Jacela J. Y., J. M. DeRouchey, M. D. Tokach, R. D. Goodband, J. L. Nelssen, D. G. Renter, and S. S. Dritz. 2010. Feed additives for swine: Fact sheets – In-feed flavors and mold inhibitors, mycotoxin binders, and antioxidants. J. Swine Health Prod. 18:27-32. (pdf.)

Jacela, J.Y., S.S. Dritz, J.M. DeRouchey, M.D. Tokach, R.D. Goodband, and J.L. Nelssen. 2010. Effects of supplemental enzymes in diets containing dried distillers grains with solubles on finishing pig growth performance. Prof. Anim. Sci. 26:412-424. (pdf.)

Jacela, J.Y., H. L. Frobose, J. M. DeRouchey, M. D. Tokach, S. S. Dritz, R.D. Goodband, and J. L. Nelssen. 2010. Amino acid digestibility and energy concentration of high-protein corn dried distillers grains and high-protein sorghum dried distillers grains with solubles for swine. J. Anim Sci. 88:3617-3623. (pdf.)

Jones, C. K., J. R. Bergstrom, M. D. Tokach, J. M. DeRouchey, R. D. Goodband, J. L. Nelssen, and S. S. Dritz. 2010. Efficacy of commercial enzymes in diets containing a variety of levels and sources of dried distillers grains with solubles for nursery pigs. J. Anim Sci. 88: 2084-2091. (pdf.)

Jones, C. K., M. D. Tokach, S. S. Dritz, B. W. Ratliff, N. L. Horn, R. D. Goodband, J. M. DeRouchey, R. C. Sulabo, and J. L. Nelssen. 2010. Efficacy of different commercial phytase enzymes and development of an available phosphorus release curve for Escherichia coli-derived phytases in nursery pigs. J. Anim Sci. 88: 3631-3644. (pdf.)

Jones, C. K., J. M. DeRouchey, J. L. Nelssen, M. D Tokach, S. S. Dritz, and R. D. Goodband. 2010. Effects of fermented soybean meal and specialty animal protein sources on nursery pig performance. J. Anim Sci. 88: 1725-1732. (pdf.)

Knauer, M., K.J. Stalder, T. Serenius, P.J. Berger, L. Karriker, R.N. Goodwin, R.K. Johson, J.W. Mabry, R.K. Miller, O.W. Robison, and M.D. Tokach. 2010. Factors associated with sow stayability in six genotypes. J. Anim. Sci. 88:3486-3492. (pdf.)

Neill, C. R., R. D. Goodband, M. D. Tokach, J. L. Nelssen, S. S. Dritz, J. M. DeRouchey, C. N. Groesbeck, and K. R. Brown. 2010. Effects of intermittent ractopamine HCl use on pig growth performance in late finishing. Prof. Anim. Sci. 29:239-242. (pdf.)

Schneider, J. D., M. D. Tokach, S. S. Dritz, J. L. Nelssen, J. M. DeRouchey, and R. D. Goodband. 2010. Determining the effect of lysine:calorie ratio on growth performance of 10 to 20 kilogram nursery pigs of two different genotypes. J. Anim Sci. 2010 88: 137-146. (pdf.)

Shelton, N. W., M. D. Tokach, S. S. Dritz, R. D. Goodband, J. L. Nelssen, and J. M. DeRouchey. 2010. Effects of increasing dietary standardized ileal digestible lysine:ME ratio for gilts grown in a commercial finshing environment J. Anim Sci. J. Anim Sci. 89:3587-3595. (pdf.)

Shelton, N. W., M. D. Tokach, J. L. Nelssen, R. D. Goodband, S. S. Dritz, J. M. DeRouchey, and G. M. Hill. 2010. Effects of copper sulfate, tri-basic copper chloride, and zinc oxide on weanling pig performance. J. Anim Sci. J. Anim. Sci. 89:2440-2451. (pdf.)

Sulabo, R. C., J. Y. Jacela, M. D. Tokach, S. S. Dritz, R. D. Goodband, J. M. DeRouchey, and J. L. Nelssen. 2010. Effects of lactation feed intake and creep feeding on sow and piglet performance. J. Anim Sci. 88: 3145-3153. (pdf.)

Sulabo, R.C., M.D. Tokach, J. M. DeRouchey, S. S. Dritz, R. D. Goodband, J. L. Nelssen, 2010. Effects of creep feeder design and feed accessibility on the proportion of pigs consuming creep feed and preweaning pig performance. J.Swine Health & Prod. 18:174-181.46-53 (pdf.)

Sulabo, R. C., M. D. Tokach, J. M. DeRouchey, S. S. Dritz, R. D. Goodband, and J. L. Nelssen. 2010. Influence of feed flavors and nursery diet complexity on preweaning and nursery pig performance J. Anim Sci. 88:3918-3926. (pdf.)

Sulabo, R. C., M. D. Tokach, S. S. Dritz, R. D. Goodband, J. M. DeRouchey, and J. L. Nelssen. 2010. Effects of varying creep feeding duration on the proportion of pigs consuming creep feed and neonatal pig performance. J. Anim Sci. 88: 3154-3162. (pdf.)

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2009

Frantz, N.Z., M.D. Tokach, R.D. Goodband, S.S. Dritz, J.M. DeRouchey, J.L. Nelssen and C.L. Jones. 2009. The optimal standardized ileal digestible lysine and total sulfur amino acid requirement for finishing pigs fed ractopamine hydrochloride. Prof Anim. Sci. 25:161-168. (pdf.)

Ferreira, A.S. F.F. Barbosa, M.D. Tokach, and M. Santos. 2009. Spray dried plasma for pigs weaned at different ages Rec. Patents Food, Nutr.Agric. 1:231-235. (pdf.)

Groesbeck, C. N., J. M. DeRouchey, M. D. Tokach, R. D. Goodband, S. S. Dritz, and J. L. Nelssen. 2009. Effects of irradiation of feed ingredients added to meal or pelleted diets on growth performance of weanling pigs J. Anim Sci. 87:3997-4002. (pdf.)

Jacela, J.Y., J.M. DeRouchey, M.D. Tokach, R.D. Goodband, J.L. Nelssen, D.G. Renter, and S.S. Dritz. 2009. Feed additives for swine: Fact Sheeets – Acidifiers and antibiotics. J. Swine Health Prod. 17:270-273. (pdf.)

Jacela, J.Y., J.M. DeRouchey, M.D. Tokach, R.D. Goodband, J.L. Nelssen, D.G. Renter, and S.S. Dritz. 2009. Feed additives for swine: Fact Sheeets – In-feed anthelminics, carbohydrate-degrading enzymes, and carcass modifiers. J. Swine Health Prod. 17:325-332. (pdf.)

Main, R.G., S.S. Dritz, M.D. Tokach, R.D. Goodband, J.L, Nelssen, and J.M. DeRouchey. 2009. Effects of ractopamine HCl dose and treatment period on pig performance in a commercial finishing facility. Swine Health Prod. 17:134-139. (pdf.)

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2008

Brown, K.R., R.D. Goodband, M.D. Tokach, S.S. Dritz, J. L. Nelssen, J. E. Minton, J. J. Higgins, X. Lin, J. Odle, J. C. Woodworth, and B. J. Johnson. 2008. Effects of feeding L-carnitine to gilts through day 70 of gestation on litter traits and the expression of insulin-like growth factor system components and L-carnitine concentration in foetal tissues. J. Anim. Phys. Anim Nutr. 92:660–667 (pdf.)

Frantz, N. Z., G. A. Andrews, M. D. Tokach, J. L. Nelssen, R. D. Goodband, J. M. DeRouchey, and S. S. Dritz. 2008. Effect of dietary nutrients on osteochondrosis lesions and cartilage properties in pigs. Am. J. Vet. Res. 69:617-24. (pdf.)

Groesbeck, C. N., L. J. McKinney J. M. DeRouchey, M. D. Tokach, R. D. Goodband, S. S. Dritz, J. L. Nelssen, A. W. Duttlinger, A. C. Fahrenholz, and K. C. Behnke. 2008. Effect of crude glycerol on pellet mill production and nursery pig growth performance. J. Anim. Sci. 86:2228-2236. (pdf.)

James, B.J., M.D. Tokach, R.D. Goodband, J.L. Nelssen, S.S. Dritz and G.L. Lynch. 2008. The effect of phytase dosage and source on growth performance and bone development in nursery pigs. Prof. Anim. Sci.24:88-94 (pdf.)

Linneen, S.K., J.M. DeRouchey, R.D. Goodband, M.D. Tokach, S. S. Dritz, J.L. Nelssen, and J.L. Snow. 2008. Evaluation of NutriDense low-phytate corn and added fat in growing and finishing swine diets. J. Anim Sci. 86:1556-1561. (pdf.)

Linneen, S.K., J. M. DeRouchey, S.S. Dritz, R.D. Goodband, M.D. Tokach, and J.L. Nelssen. 2008. Effects of dried distillers grains with solubles on growing and finishing pig performance in a commercial environment. J. Anim Sci. 86:1579-1587. (pdf.)

Main, R.G., S.S. Dritz, M.D. Tokach, R.D. Goodband, J.L. Nelssen, and J.M. DeRouchey. 2008. Effects of feeding growing pigs less or more than their lysine requirement in early and late finishing on overall performance. Prof. Anim. Sci.24:76-87. (pdf.)

Main, R.G., S.S. Dritz, M.D. Tokach, R.D. Goodband, and J.L. Nelssen. 2008. Determining an optimum lysine:calorie ratio for barrows and gilts in a commercial finishing facility J. Anim Sci. 2008 86: 2190-2207. (pdf.)

Real, D. E., J. L. Nelssen, M. D. Tokach, R. D. Goodband, S. S. Dritz, J. C. Woodworth, and K. Q. Owen. 2008. Additive effects of L-carnitine and chromium picolinate on sow reproductive performance. Lvst. Sci. 116:63-69. (pdf.)

Schneider, J.D., M.D. Tokach, S.S. Dritz, J.L. Nelssen, J.M. DeRouchey, and R.D. Goodband, 2008. Determining the accuracy of gestation feed drops. 2008. J. Swine Health and Prod. 16:298-303. (pdf.)

Stephens, J.W., M. E. Dikeman,, J. A. Unruh, M. D. Haub, M. D. Tokach, and S. S. Dritz. 2008. Effects of oral administration of sodium citrate or acetate to pigs on blood parameters, postmortem glycolysis, muscle pH decline, and quality attributes of pork. J. Anim. Sci. 86:1669-1677. (pdf.)

Young, M.G., M.D. Tokach, F.X. Aherne, S.S. Dritz, R.D. Goodband, J.L. Nelssen, and T.M. Loughin. 2008. Effect of space allowance during rearing and selection criteria, on performance of gilts over three parities, in a commercial swine production system. J. Anim. Sci. 86: 3181-3193. (pdf.)

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2007

Brown, K.R., R.D. Goodband, M.D. Tokach, S.S. Dritz, J. L. Nelssen, J. E. Minton, J. J. Higgins, J. C. Woodworth, and B. J. Johnson. 2007. Growth characteristics, blood metabolites, and insulin-like growth factor system components in maternal tissues of gilts fed L-carnitine through day seventy of gestation. J. Anim. Sci. 85:1687-1694. (pdf.)

De La Llata, M., S.S. Dritz, M.D. Tokach, R.D. Goodband, and J.L. Nelssen. 2007. Effects of increasing lysine:calorie ratio and added fat for growing-finishing pigs reared in a commercial environment: I. growth performance and carcass characteristics. Prof. Anim. Sci. 23:417-428. (pdf.)

De La Llata, M., S.S. Dritz, M.D. Tokach, R.D. Goodband, and J.L. Nelssen. 2007. Effects of increasing lysine:calorie ratio and added dietary fat for growing finishing pigs reared in a commercial environment: II. modeling lysine:calorie ratio requirements using protein and lipid accretion curves. Prof. Anim. Sci. 23:429-437. (pdf.)

Gottlob, R.O., J.M. DeRouchey, M.D. Tokach, J.L. Nelssen, R.D. Goodband, and S.S. Dritz. 2007. Comparison of whey protein concentrate and spray-dried plasma protein in diets for weanling pigs. Prof. Anim. Sci. 23:116-122. (pdf.)

Gottlob, R.O., M.D. Tokach, S.S. Dritz, R.D. Goodband, J.M. DeRouchey, J.L. Nelssen, C.W. Hastad, C.N. Groesbeck, and C.R. Neill. 2007. Effects of water-based antimicrobials on growth performance of weanling pigs. J Swine Health Prod. 2007;15(4):198–205. (pdf.)

Groesbeck, C.N., R. D. Goodband, M. D. Tokach, S. S. Dritz, J. L. Nelssen, and J. M. DeRouchey. 2007. Effects of pantothenic acid on growth performance and carcass characteristics of growing-finishing pigs fed diets with or without ractopamine hydrochloride. J. Anim. Sci. 85:2492-2497. (pdf.)

Groesbeck, C.N., R.D. Goodband, M.D. Tokach, S.S. Dritz, J.L. Nelssen, J.M. DeRouchey, and C.R. Neill. 2007. Diet mixing time affects nursery pig performance. J. Anim. Sci. 85:1793-1798. (pdf.)

Hanni, S.M., M.D. Tokach, J. M. DeRouchey, R.D. Goodband, S.S. Dritz and J.L. Nelssen. 2007. The Effects of Dietary Chicory and Reduced Nutrient Diets on Composition and Odor of Stored Swine Manure. Prof. Anim. Sci. 23:438-447. (pdf.)

Lenehan, N.A., J. M. DeRouchey, R. D. Goodband, M. D. Tokach, S. S. Dritz, J. L. Nelssen, C. N. Groesbeck, and K. R. Lawrence. 2007. Evaluation of soy protein concentrates in nursery pig diets. J. Anim. Sci: 85:3013-3021. (pdf.)

Linneen, S. K., S. S. Dritz, R. D. Goodband, M. D. Tokach, J. M. DeRouchey, and J. L. Nelssen. 2007. Effects of frequent out-of-feed events on growth performance of nursery and grow-finish pigs. J. Anim Sci. 85:2043-2047. (pdf.)

Loughmiller, J.A., S.S. Dritz, J.L. Nelssen, M.D. Tokach, R.D. Goodband, S.A. Moser, and M. De La Llata. 2007. Effects of salmonella typhimurium challenge on swine growth, nitrogen balance, insulin-like growth factor-i, and acute phase proteins. Amer. J. Anim. Vet. Sci. 2:11-22. (pdf.)

Musser, R.E., S.S. Dritz, D. L. Davis, M. D. Tokach, J. L. Nelssen, R. D. Goodband, and K.Q. Owen. 2007. Effects of L-carnitine in the gestating sow diet on fetal muscle development and carcass characteristics of the offspring. J. Appl. Anim. Res. 31:105-111. (pdf.)

Neill, C.R., M.D. Tokach, J.L. Nelssen, R.D. Goodband, S.S. Dritz, and J.M. DeRouchey. 2007. Effects of weaning time (pm or am) on nursery pig growth performance. J. Swine Health Prod. 15:19-21. (pdf.)

Schneider, J.D., M.D. Tokach, S.S. Dritz, J.L. Nelssen, J.M. DeRouchey, and R.D. Goodband. 2007. Effects of feeding schedule on body condition, aggressiveness, and reproductive failure in group-housed sows. J. Anim Sci. 2007 85:3462-3469. (pdf.)

Webster, M.J., R.D. Goodband, M.D. Tokach, J.L. Nelssen, S.S. Dritz, J.A. Unruh, K.R. Brown, D.E. Real, J.M. Derouchey, J.C. Woodworth, C.N. Groesbeck, and T.A. Marsteller. 2007. Interactive Effects Between Ractopamine Hydrochloride and Dietary Lysine on Finishing Pig Growth Performance, Carcass Characteristics, Pork Quality, and Tissue Accretion. Prof. Anim. Sci. 23:597-611. (pdf.)

Woodworth, J.C., M. D. Tokach, J. L. Nelssen, R. D. Goodband, S. S. Dritz, S. I. Koo, J. E. Minton, and K. Q. Owen. 2007. Influence of dietary L-carnitine and chromium picolinate on blood hormones and metabolites of gestating sows fed one meal per day. J. Anim. Sci. 85:2524-2537. (pdf.)

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2006

Gottlob, R. O., J. M. DeRouchey, M. D. Tokach, R. D. Goodband, S. S. Dritz, J. L. Nelssen, C. W. Hastad, and D. A. Knabe. 2006. Amino acid and energy digestibility of protein sources for growing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 84:1396–1402. (pdf.)

Groesbeck, C. N., R. D. Goodband, M. D. Tokach, S. S. Dritz, J. L. Nelssen, and J. M. DeRouchey . 2006. Particle Size, Mill Type, and Added Fat Influence Angle of Repose of Ground Corn. Prof. Anim. Sci. 22:120-125. (pdf.)

Musser, R.E., D.L. Davis, M.D. Tokach, J.L. Nelssen, S.S. Dritz and R.D. Goodband. 2006. Effects of high feed intake during early gestation on sow performance and offspring growth and carcass characteristics. Animal Feed Science and Technology, Volume 127, Issues 3-4, 28 April 2006, Pages 187-199. (pdf.)

Neill, C.R., J.L. Nelssen, M.D. Tokach, R.D. Goodband, S.S. Dritz, and J.M. DeRouchey. 2006. Effects of oregano oil on growth performance of nursery pigs. J. Swine Health Prod.14:312-316. (pdf.)

Serenius, T., K.J. Stalder, T.J. Baas, J.W. Mabry, R.N. Goodwin, R.K. Johnson, O.W. Robison, M.D. Tokach, and R.K. Miller. 2006. National Pork Producers Council Maternal Line National Genetic Evaluation Program: A comparison of sow longevity and trait associations with sow longevity. J. Anim. Sci. 84:2590-2595. (pdf.)

Stephens, J.W., M.E. Dikeman, J.A. Unruh, M.D. Haub, and M.D. Tokach. 2006. Effects of pre-rigor injection of sodium citrate or acetate, or post-rigor injection of phosphate plus salt on post-mortem glycolysis, pH, and pork quality attributes. Meat Sci. 74:727-737. (pdf.)

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2005

Barker, M.R., S.S. Dritz, M.D. Tokach, R.D. Goodband, C.N. Groesbeck. 2005. Effects of Ractopamine HCl on growth performance and within-pen variation in finishing pigs. J. Swine Health Prod. 13:318-321. (pdf.)

Hastad, C. W., M. D. Tokach, R. D. Goodband, J. L. Nelssen, S. S. Dritz, J. M. DeRouchey, and C. L. Jones. 2005. Comparison of yellow dent and NutriDense corn hybrids in swine diets. J. Anim. Sci. 83:2624-2631. (pdf.)

Keegan, T.P., S.S. Dritz, J.L. Nelssen, J.M. DeRouchey, M. D. Tokach, and R. D. Goodband. 2005. Effects of In-feed Antimicrobial Alternatives and Antimicrobials on Nursery Pig Performance and Weight Variation. J. Swine Health Prod. 13:12-18. (pdf.)

Loughmiller, J.A., S.S. Dritz, J.L. Nelssen, M.D. Tokach, R.D. Goodband, B.W. Fenwick, A. Weber, and T.L. McDonald. 2005. Effects of Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae challenge on growth, nitrogen balance, insulin-like growth factor-I, acute phase proteins and final body composition of swine. J. Anim. Vet. Adv. 4:805-817. (pdf.)

Loughmiller, J.A., Spire, M.F., Tokach, M.D., Dritz, S.S., Nelssen, J.L., Goodband, R.D. and Hogge, S.B. 2005. An evaluation of differences in mean body surface temperature with infrared thermography in growing pigs fed different dietary energy intake and concentration. J. Appl. Anim. Res., 28: 73-80. (pdf.)

Main, R.G., S.S. Dritz, M.D. Tokach, R.D. Goodband, K.D. Dhuyvetter, and J.L. Nelssen. 2005. A partial-budgeting tool to describe the effect of lactation space and lactation-space management on net revenue for a multi-site production system. J. Swine Health Prod. 13:322-332. (pdf.)

Main, R. G., S. S. Dritz, M. D. Tokach, R. D. Goodband, and J. L. Nelssen. 2005. Effects of weaning age on growing pig costs and revenue in a multi-site production system. J. Swine Health Prod. 13:189-197. (pdf.)

Main, R. G., S. S. Dritz, M. D. Tokach, R. D. Goodband, J. L. Nelssen and T.M. Loughin. 2005. Effects of weaning age on post-weaning belly nosing behavior and umbilical lesions in a multi-site production system. J. Swine Health Prod. 13:259-264. (pdf.)

Woodworth, J.C., M.D. Tokach, J.L. Nelssen, R.D. Goodband, P.R.O. Quinn and T.M. Fakler. 2005. Interactive effects of diet complexity, zinc source and feed-grade antibiotics on weanling pig growth performance. J. Anim. Vet. Adv. 4:688-693. (pdf.)

Young, M.G., M.D. Tokach, F.X. Aherne, R.G. Main, S.S. Dritz, R.D. Goodband, and J.L. Nelssen. 2005. Effect of sow parity and weight at service on target maternal weight and energy for gain in gestation. J. Anim Sci. 83:255-261. (pdf.)

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2004

Cassady, J. P., O. W. Robison, R. K. Johnson, J. W. Mabry, L. L. Christian, M. D. Tokach, R. K. Miller, and R. N. Goodwin. 2004. National Pork Producers Council’s Maternal Line Genetic Evaluation: A comparison of growth and carcass traits in terminal progeny. J. Anim. Sci. 82:3482-3485. (pdf.)

DeRouchey, J. M., M. D. Tokach, J. L. Nelssen, R. D. Goodband, S. S. Dritz, J. C. Woodworth, B. W. James, M. J. Webster, and C. W. Hastad. 2004. Evaluation of methods to reduce bacteria concentrations in spray-dried animal plasma and its effects on nursery pig performance. J. Anim. Sci. 82:250-261. (pdf.)

Hanni, S.M., M.D. Tokach, R.D. Goodband, S.S. Dritz, and J.L. Nelssen. 2004. Effects of increasing calcium-to-phosphorus ratio in diets containing phytase on finishing pig growth performance. Prof. Anim. Sci. 21:59-65. (pdf.)

Hastad, C.W., SS. S. Dritz, M. D. Tokach, R. D. Goodband, J. L. Nelssen, J. M. DeRouchey, R. D. Boyd, and M. E. Johnston. 2004. Phosphorus requirements of grow-finish pigs reared in a commercial environment. J. Anim. Sci. 82 2945-2952. (pdf.)

Keegan, T.P., J.M. DeRouchey, J.L. Nelssen, M.D. Tokach, R.D. Goodband, and S.S. Dritz. 2004. The effects of poultry meal source and ash level on nursery pig performance. J. Anim Sci. 82:2750-2756. (pdf.)

Lawrence, K.R., R.D. Goodband, M.D. Tokach, J.L. Nelssen, and S.S. Dritz. 2004. Effects of increasing soybean meal source on growth performance of weanling pigs. Prof. Anim. Sci. 20:237-245. (pdf.)

Lawrence, K. R., R. D. Goodband, M. D. Tokach, S. S. Dritz, J. L. Nelssen, and J. M. DeRouchey. 2004. Comparison of wheat gluten and spray-dried animal plasma in diets for nursery pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 82:3635-3645. (pdf.)

Johnson, R. K., E. P. Berg, R. Goodwin, J. W. Mabry, R. K. Miller, O. W. Robison, H. Sellers, and M. D. Tokach. 2004. Evaluation of procedures to predict fat-free lean in swine carcasses. J. Anim. Sci. 82:2428-2441. (pdf.)

Main, R.G., S.S. Dritz, M.D. Tokach, R.D. Goodband, and J.L. Nelssen. 2004. Increasing weaning age improves pig performance in a multi-site production system. J. Anim. Sci. 82:1499-1507. (pdf.)

Musser, R.E., D.L. Davis, R.D. Goodband, M.D. Tokach, and J.L. Nelssen. 2004. Conceptus and maternal responses to increased feed intake during early gestation in pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 82: 3154-3161. (pdf.)

Real, D. E., J. L. Nelssen, M. D. Tokach, R. D. Goodband, S. S. Dritz, J. M. DeRouchey, B. W. James, and E. Alonso. 2004. Effects of increasing dietary niacin on weanling pig performance. Prof. Anim. Sci. 20:353-357. (pdf.)

Woodworth, J. C., J. E. Minton, M. D. Tokach, J. L. Nelssen, R. D. Goodband, S. S. Dritz, S. I. Koo, and K. Q. Owen. 2004. Dietary L-carnitine increases plasma leptin concentrations of gestating sows fed one meal per day. Dom. Anim. Endocrinol. 26:1-9.(pdf.)

Young, M.G., M.D. Tokach, F.X. Aherne, R. G. Main, S.S. Dritz, R. D. Goodband, and J. L. Nelssen. 2004. Comparison of three methods of feeding sows in gestation and the subsequent effects on lactation performance. J. Anim. Sci. 82 3058-3070. (pdf.)

Young, M.G., M.D. Tokach, J. Noblet, F. X. Aherne, S. S. Dritz, R. D. Goodband, J. L. Nelssen, J. van Milgen, and J. C. Woodworth. 2004. Influence of Carnichrome® on energy balance of gestating sows. J. Anim. Sci. 2013-2022. (pdf.)

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2003

Baas, T. J., R. N. Goodwin, L. L. Christian, R. K. Johnson, O. W. Robison, J. W. Mabry, K. Clark, M. Tokach, S. Henry, and P. J. Berger. 2003. Design and standards for genetic evaluation of swine seedstock populations. J. Anim Sci. 81 2409-2418. (pdf.)

DeRouchey, J.M., M. D. Tokach, J. L. Nelssen R. D. Goodband, and S.S. Dritz. 2003. Effect of irradiation of individual feed ingredients and complete diet on nursery pig performance. J. Anim. Sci. 81:1799-1805. (pdf.)

DeRouchey, J.M., M. D. Tokach, J. L. Nelssen, R. D. Goodband, S. S. Dritz, J. C. Woodworth, M. J. Webster, and B. W. James. 2003. Effects of blood meal pH and irradiation on nursery pig performance. J Anim. Sci. 81:1013-1022. (pdf.)

Lawrence, K.R., C.W. Hastad, R.D. Goodband, M.D. Tokach, J.L. Nelssen, S.S. Dritz, and M.J. Webster. 2003. Effects of soybean meal particle size on growth performance of nursery pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 81:2118-2122. (pdf.)

O’Quinn, P.R., S.I. Koo, S.K. Noh, J.L. Nelssen, R.D. Goodband, and M.D. Tokach. 2003. Effects of modified tall oil on body composition and serum and tissue levels of cholesterol, phospholipids, and alpha-tocopherol in adult ovariectomized rats. Nutr. Res. 23:549-566. (pdf.)

Rincker, M. J., S. D. Carter, D. E. Real, J. L. Nelssen, M. D. Tokach, R. D. Goodband, S. S. Dritz, B. W. Senne, R. W. Fent, L. A. Pettey, and K. Q. Owen. 2003. Effects of increasing dietary L-carnitine on growth performance of weanling pigs J. Anim Sci. 81:2259-2269. (pdf.)

Tokach, M.D., S.S. Dritz, R.D. Goodband, and J.L. Nelssen. 2003. Nutritional requirements of the weaned pig. In: The Weaner Pig: Concepts and Consequences. Eds J.R. Pluske, J. Le dividich, and M.W.A. Verstegen. Wageningen Press, Wageningen, Netherlands. Chapter 11. pp. 259-300. (pdf.)

Waylan, A. T., P. R. O'Quinn, R. D. Goodband, J. A. Unruh, J. L. Nelssen, J. C. Woodworth, and M. D. Tokach. 2003. Effects of dietary additions of modified tall oil, chromium nicotinate, and L-carnitine on growth performance, carcass characteristics, and bacon characteristics of growing-finishing pigs. Can J. Anim. Sci. 83:459-467. (pdf.)

Webster, M.J., R.D. Goodband, M.D. Tokach, J.L. Nelssen, S.S. Dritz , J.C. Woodworth, M. De la Llatta, and N.W. Said. 2003. Evaluating processing temperature and feeding value of extruded-expelled soybean meal on nursery and finishing pig growth performance. J. Anim. Sci. 81:2032-2040. (pdf.)

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2002

De La Llata, M., S.S. Dritz, M.D. Tokach, R.D. Goodband, J.L. Nelssen, and T.M. Loughin. 2002. Effects of increasing L-lysine HCl in corn- or sorghum-soybean meal-basd diets on growth performance and carcass characteristics of growing-finishing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 80:2420-2432. (pdf.)

DeRouchey, J. M., R. D. Goodband, J. L. Nelssen, M. D. Tokach, S. S. Dritz, and J. P. Murphy. 2002. Nutrient composition of Kansas swine lagoons and hoop barn manure. J Anim. Sci. 80:2051-2061 (pdf.)

DeRouchey, J. M., M. D. Tokach, J. L. Nelssen R. D. Goodband, and S.S. Dritz. 2002. Comparison of spray-dried blood meal and blood cells in diets for nursery pigs J. Anim. Sci. 80:2879-2886. (pdf.)

Dritz, S.S., M.D. Tokach, R.D. Goodband, and J.L. Nelssen. 2002. Feeding management strategies for nursery pigs: Influences of variation in weaning weight on feed budgeting. Comp. on Cont. Ed. for the Practicing Veterinarian. 24(2):S2-9. (pdf.)

Dritz, S.S., M.D. Tokach, R.D. Goodband, and J.L. Nelssen. 2002. An Evaluation of in-feed antimicrobial regimens in multi-site pig production systems. J. Am. Vet. Med. Assoc. 220:1690-1695. (pdf.)

James, B.W., R.D. Goodband, J.A. Unruh, M.D. Tokach, J.L. Nelssen, S.S. Dritz, P.R. O’Quinn, and B.S. Andrews. 2002. Effect of creatine monohydrate on finishing pig growth performance, carcass characteristics, and meat quality. Anim. Feed Sci. and Tech. 96:135-145. (pdf.)

James, B.W., R.D. Goodband, J.A. Unruh, M.D. Tokach, J.L. Nelssen, and S.S. Dritz. 2002. A review of creatine supplementation and its potential to improve pork quality. J. Appl. Anim. Res. 21:1-16. (pdf.)

Real, D.E., J.L. Nelssen, J.A. Unruh, M.D. Tokach, R.D. Goodband, S.S. Dritz, J.M. DeRouchey, and E. Alonso. 2002. Effects of increasing dietary niacin on growth performance and meat quality in finishing pigs reared in two different environments. J. Anim. Sci. 80:3203-3210. (pdf.)

Schinckel, A.P., J.W. Smith II, M.D. Tokach, S.S. Dritz, M. Einstein, J.L. Nelssen, and R.D. Goodband. 2002. Two on-farm data collection methods to determine dynamics of swine compositional growth and estimates of lysine requirements. J. Anim. Sci. 80:1419-1432. (pdf.)

Steidinger, M.U., R.D. Goodband, M.D. Tokach, J.L. Nelssen, S.S. Dritz, B.S. Borg and J.M. Campbell. 2002. Effects of providing a water-soluble globulin in drinking water and diet complexity on growth performance of weanling pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 80:3065-3072. (pdf.)

Waylan, A.T., P.R. O'Quinn, J.A. Unruh, J.L. Nelssen, R.D. Goodband, J.C. Woodworth, M.D. Tokach, and S.I. Koo. 2002. Effects of modified tall oil and vitamin E on growth performance, carcass characteristics, and meat quality of growing-finishing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 80:1575-1585. (pdf.)

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2001

De La Llata, M., S.S. Dritz, M. Langemeier, M.D. Tokach, R.D. Goodband, and J.L. Nelssen. 2001. Economics of increasing lysine:calorie ratio and dietary fat addition for growing-finishing pigs reared in a commercial environment. J. Swine Health Prod. 9:215-223. (pdf.)

De La Llata, M., S.S. Dritz, M.D. Tokach, R.D. Goodband, J.L. Nelssen, and T.M. Loughin. 2001. Effects of dietary fat on growth performance and carcass characteristics of growing-finishing pigs reared in a commercial environment. J. Anim. Sci. 79:2643-2650. (pdf.)

Engel, J.J., J.W. Smith, II, J. A. Unruh, R.D. Goodband, P.R. O’Quinn, M.D. Tokach, and J.L. Nelssen. 2001. Effects of choice white grease or poultry fat on growth performance, carcass leanness, and meat quality characteristics of growing-finishing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 79:1491-1501. (pdf.)

O'Quinn, P.R., S.S. Dritz, R.D. Goodband, M.D. Tokach, J.C. Swanson, J.L. Nelssen, and R.E. Musser. 2001. Sorting growing-finishing pigs by weight fails to improve growth performance or weight variation. J. Swine Health Prod. 9:11-16. (pdf.)

Owen, K.Q., H. Ji, C.V. Maxwell, J.L. Nelssen, R.D. Goodband, M.D. Tokach, G.C. tremblay, and S. I. Koo. 2001. Dietary L-carnitine suppresses mitochondrial branched-chain keto acid dehydrogenase activity, and enhances protein accretion and carcass characteristics of swine. J. Anim. Sci., 79:3104-3112. (pdf.)

Owen, K.Q., J.L. Nelssen, R.D. Goodband, M.D. Tokach, and K.G. Friesen. 2001. Effect of dietary L-Carnitine on growth performance and body composition in nursery and growing-finishing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 79:1509-1515. (pdf.)

Woodworth, J.C., M.D. Tokach, R.D. Goodband, J.L. Nelssen, P.R. O’Quinn, D.A. Knabe, and N.W. Said. 2001. Apparent ileal digestibility of amino acids and digestible and metabolizable energy content of dry extruded-expelled soybean meal and its effects on growth performance of pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 79:1280-1287. (pdf.)

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2000

Dritz, S. S., M. D. Tokach, R. D. Goodband, and J. L. Nelssen. 2000. Feeding management during sow lactation. Comp. on Cont. Ed. for the Practicing Veterinarian. 22(9):S126-S131. (pdf.)

Dritz, S. S., M. D. Tokach, J. M. Sargeant, R. D. Goodband, and J. L. Nelssen. 2000. Lowering dietary phosphorus results in a loss in carcass value but not decreased growth performance. Swine Health and Prod. 8:121-124. (pdf.)

Grinstead, G.S., R.D. Goodband, S.S. Dritz, M.D. Tokach, J.L. Nelssen, J.C. Woodworth and M. Molitor. 2000. Effects of a whey protein product and spray-dried animal plasma on growth performance of weanling pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 78:647-657. (pdf.)

Grinstead, G.S., R.D. Goodband, J.L. Nelssen, M.D. Tokach, and S.S. Dritz. 2000. A review of whey processing, products, and components: Effects on weanling pig performance. J. Appl. Anim. Res. 17:133-150. (pdf.)

Grinstead, G.S., M.D. Tokach, S.S. Dritz, R.D. Goodband, and J.L. Nelssen. 2000. The effects of spirulina platensis on growth performance of weanling pigs. Anim. Feed Sci. Tech. 83:237-247. (pdf.)

Moser, S.A., M.D. Tokach, S.S. Dritz, R.D. Goodband, J.L. Nelssen, and J.A. Loughmiller. 2000. The effects of branched-chain amino acids on sow and litter performance. J. Anim. Sci. 78:658-667. (pdf.)

O’Quinn, P.R., B.S. Andrew, R.D. Goodband, J.A. Unruh, J.C. Woodworth, M.D. Tokach, and K.Q. Owen. 2000. Effects of modified tall oil and creatine monohydrate on growth performance, carcass characteristics, and meat quality of growing-finishing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 78:2376-2382. (pdf.)

O’Quinn, P.R., J.L. Nelssen, R.D. Goodband, D.A. Knabe, J.C. Woodworth, M.D. Tokach, and T.T. Lohrmann. 2000. Nutritional value of a genetically improved high-lysine, high-oil corn for young pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 78:2144-2149. (pdf.)

O’Quinn, P.R., J.L. Nelssen, R.D. Goodband, and M.D. Tokach. 2000. Conjugated linoleic acid. Anim. Hlth. Res. Rev. 1:35-46. (pdf.)

O’Quinn, P.R., J.L. Nelssen, R.D. Goodband, J.A. Unruh, J.C. Woodworth, and M.D. Tokach. 2000. Effects of modified tall oil versus conjugated linoleic acid and increasing level of modified tall oil on growth performance and carcass characteristics of growing-finishing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 78:2359-2368. (pdf.)

O’Quinn, P.R., J.L. Nelssen, J.A. Unruh, R.D. Goodband, J.C. Woodworth, and M.D. Tokach. 2000. Effects of feeding modified tall oil and supplemental potassium and magnesium on growth performance, carcass characteristics, and meat quality of growing-finishing pigs. Can. J. Anim. Sci. 80:443-449. (pdf.)

Robison, O. W., L. L. Christian, R. Goodwin, R. K. Johnson, J. W. Mabry, R. K. Miller and M. D. Tokach. Effects of genetic type and protein levels on growth of swine. J. Anim. Sci. 77:1-9 (pdf.)

Steidinger, M.U., R.D. Goodband, M.D. Tokach, S.S. Dritz, J.L. Nelssen, L.J. McKinney, B.S. Borg, and J.M. Campbell. 2000. Effects of pelleting and pellet conditioning temperatures on weanling pig performance. J. Anim. Sci. 78:3014-3018. (pdf.)

Tokach, L.M., S.S. Dritz, and M.D. Tokach, 2000. Diagnosis and evaluation of economic impact of inadequate zinc oxide supplementation aided by record analysis of nursery performance. Swine Health and Prod. 8:229-233. (pdf.)

Woodworth, J.C., R.D. Goodband, J.L. Nelssen, M.D. Tokach, and R.E. Musser. 2000. Pyridoxine, but not thiamin improves weanling pig growth performance. J. Anim. Sci. 78:88-93. (pdf.)

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