Biodiesel Co-products for Swine

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Scientific Articles

Schieck, S.J., B.J. Kerr, S.K. Baidoo, G.C. Shurson, and L.J. Johnston. 2010. Use of crude glycerol, a biodiesel coproduct, in diets for lactating sows. J. Anim. Sci. 88:2648-2656.

Schieck, S.J., G.C. Shurson, B.J. Kerr, and L.J. Johnston. 2010. Evaluation of crude glycerol, a biodiesel coproduct, in grow-finish diets to support growth and pork quality. J. Anim. Sci. 88:3927-3935.

Della Casa, G., D. Bochicchio, V. Faeti, G. Marchetto, E. Poletti, A. Rossi, A. Garavaldi, A. Panciroli, and N. Brogna. 2009. Use of pure glycerol in fattening heavy pigs. Meat Sci. 81:238-244.

Hansen, C.F., A. Hernandez, B.P. Mullan, K. Moore, M. Trezona-murray, R.H. King, and J.R. Pluske. 2009. A chemical analysis of samples of crude glycerol from the production of biodiesel in Australia, and the effects of feeding crude glycerol to growing-finishing pigs on performance, plasma metabolites and meat quality at slaughter. Anim. Prod. Sci. 49, 154-161.

Kerr, B.J., T.E. Weber, W.A. Dozier, III, and M.T. Kidd. 2009. Digestible and metabolizable energy content of crude glycerin originating from different sources in nursery pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 87:4042-4049.

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.

Lammers, P.J., B.J. Kerr, T.E. Weber, K. Bregendahl, S.M. Lonergan, K.J. Prusa, D.U. Ahn, W.C. Stoffregen, W.A. Dozier, III, and M.S. Honeyman. 2008. Growth performance, carcass characteristics, meat quality, and tissue histology of growing pigs fed crude glycerin-supplemented diets. J. Anim. Sci. 86:2962-2970.

Lammers, P.J., B.J. Kerr, T.E. Weber, W.A. Dozier III, M.T. Kidd, K. Bregendahl, and M.S. Honeyman. 2008. Digestible and metabolizable energy of crude glycerol for growing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 86:202-608.

Kijora, C. and R-d. Kupsch. 1996. Evaluation of technical glycerols from "biodiesel" production as a feed component in fattening of pigs. Fett/Lipid 98, Nr. 7/8, S. 240-245.


Proceedings

Kerr, B.J., W.A. Dozier III, and K. Bregendahl. 2007. Nutritional value of crude glycerin for nonruminants. 68th Minnesota Nutrition Conf., Minneapolis, MN.


Extension Publications

Kerr, B.J., M. Honeyman, P. Lammers, and S. Hoyer. 2007. Feeding bioenergy coproducts to swine. Iowa State University Extension, IPIC 11b, Dec. 2007.


News Articles

All About Feed. 2007. Byproduct of biodiesel effective in feed. AllAboutFeed.net, April 12, 2007.

Iowa State University Communication Service. 2007. Biodiesel byproduct effective in swine and poultry feed. Iowa State University News Release, April 11, 2007.