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CAB Reviews

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Lupins are a valuable source of protein that can partially replace traditional proteins of animal origin such as meat and bone meal and fish meal. Lupins also have been used as alternatives for soyabean meal (SBM) and other oilseed meals in some countries such as Australia and northeastern Europe...

Author(s)
Kim, J. C.; Pluske, J. R.; Mullan, B. P.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2007, 2, 003, pp 12 pp.

The most effective way to control post-weaning diarrhoea (PWD) in piglets remains the use of prophylactic and for therapeutic levels of antibiotics. However, increasing concerns about the transfer of antibiotic-resistant bacteria to humans via the use of antibiotic growth promoters (AGP) in animals ...

Author(s)
Halas, D.; Heo, J. M.; Hansen, C. F.; Kim, J. C.; Hampson, D. J.; Mullan, B. P.; Pluske, J. R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2007, 2, 079, pp 13 pp.

Group size (number of pigs per pen) is an important factor in the design and management of facilities for growing pigs as it can influence capital requirement and the welfare and performance of pigs. Groups of 30 in commercial practice were previously considered as large, whereas today groups of...

Author(s)
Payne, H. G.; Brumm, M. C.; D’Antuono, M.; Pluske J. R.; Williams, I. H.; Moore, K. L.; Mullan, B. P.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2006, 1, 012, pp 22 pp.

The pig industry has for many years concentrated on factors influencing efficiency of production and profitability. Far greater attention must now be paid to the eating quality of pork to meet the needs of consumers and the Australian pig industry is moving in this direction by research and...

Author(s)
Mullan, B. P.; D'Souza, D. N.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Pig News and Information, 2002, 23, 4, pp 109N-112N

From a review of 17 previously published experiments, it was calculated that the mean percentage composition of body weight loss by 1st-parity sows during lactation was approximately 69 and 26 for fat and lean tissue, respectively. These results also support the hypothesis that the change in body...

Author(s)
Mullan, B. P.
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1991, 12, 2, pp 221-225

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