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A modified protocol for the mobile nylon bag technique (MNBT) was used to determine the digestible energy (DE) content of 46 ingredients with potential to be used in pig diets. The feeds tested included nine cereal grains (barley, maize, oat, normal and high-fat oat groat, normal and low viscosity...

Author(s)
Thacker, P. A.; Qiao ShiYan
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Pig News and Information, 2004, 25, 4, pp 165N-170N

Recent research on the nutrient requirements of early weaned pigs is reviewed and the feeds that are available to provide these nutrients in a form that can be best utilized by the piglet are examined.

Author(s)
Thacker, P. A.
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1999, 20, 1, pp 13N-24N

A review of the effects of somatotropin treatment on reproduction in ♀ pigs.

Author(s)
Kirkwood, R. N.; Thacker, P. A.
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1991, 12, 1, pp 47-51

Author(s)
Kirkwood, R. N.; Thacker, P. A.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1988, 9, 1, pp 15-21

This article reviews the nutritional factors which enhance or compromise the pig embryo's ability to survive, both indirect (outside pregnancy) and direct (during pregnancy). Possible mechanisms are suggested. A brief consideration of the effects of selected vitamins (A, C, folic acid and...

Author(s)
Kirkwood, R. N.; Thacker, P. A.
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1988, 9, 1, pp 15-21

Author(s)
Thacker, P. A.; Bowland, J. P.
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1985, 6, 1, pp 25-30

Author(s)
Thacker, P. A.; Anderson, D. M.; Bowland, J. P.
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1984, 5, 2, pp 77-81