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The latest swine nutrition research digested into 9 minutes – every week. Have you ever wanted to stay current with the latest research in swine nutrition without spending hours online? The Swine Nutrition Blackbelt Podcast is a 9-minute podcast by Wisenetix, where you’ll get cutting-edge swine nutrition insights from the brightest minds of the global swine industry.

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The latest swine nutrition research digested into 9 minutes – every week. Have you ever wanted to stay current with the latest research in swine nutrition without spending hours online? The Swine Nutrition Blackbelt Podcast is a 9-minute podcast by Wisenetix, where you’ll get cutting-edge swine nutrition insights from the brightest minds of the global swine industry.

    Dr. Su A Lee: Swine Feed Efficiency | Ep. 119

    Dr. Su A Lee: Swine Feed Efficiency | Ep. 119

    In this episode of The Swine Nutrition Blackbelt Podcast, Dr. Su A Lee, a postdoctoral research associate from the University of Illinois, explores the complexities of mineral digestibility and nutrient optimization in swine feeds. Dr. Lee shares her latest research findings on how particle size and pelleting influence energy and nutrient absorption in pigs. Her insights highlight important feed efficiency advancements and nutrient utilization essential for improving swine diet formulations. Tune in on major platforms to deepen your knowledge of cutting-edge swine nutrition practices.

    "Indirect calorimeter allows us to measure gas exchanges precisely, optimizing energy intake assessments for more efficient swine diets." - Dr. Su A Lee

    (00:00) Highlight(01:05) Introduction(02:25) Digestibility and Nutrient Utilization(03:00) Indirect Calorimetry and Energy Measurement(03:45) Commercial vs. Lab Energy Estimates(05:15) Particle Size and Diet Experiments(06:55) Pelleting and Feed Waste Reduction(11:15) Closing Thoughts
    Meet the guest: Dr. Su A Lee is a postdoctoral research associate at the University of Illinois, specializing in swine nutrition. Her notable research includes the digestibility of nutrients and the energy content of feeds, significantly contributing to advancements in feed efficiency for swine. Dr. Lee earned her PhD from the University of Illinois and holds both a Master's and Bachelor's degree in Animal Sciences from Konkuk University.

    The Swine Nutrition Blackbelt Podcast is trusted and supported by innovative companies like:
    - Kemin
    - Alltech
    - Novus
    - Phibro
    - Hubbard Feeds
    - Jyga

    𝗟𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗻 𝗼𝗻 𝗔𝗽𝗽𝗹𝗲 𝗣𝗼𝗱𝗰𝗮𝘀𝘁𝘀, 𝗦𝗽𝗼𝘁𝗶𝗳𝘆 𝗼𝗿 𝗮𝗻𝘆 𝗺𝗮𝗷𝗼𝗿 𝗽𝗹𝗮𝘁𝗳𝗼𝗿𝗺.

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    Website: swinenutritionblackbelt.com

    • 12 min
    Dr. Paulo Cesar Pozza: Sustainable Swine Nutrition | Ep. 118

    Dr. Paulo Cesar Pozza: Sustainable Swine Nutrition | Ep. 118

    In this episode of The Swine Nutrition Blackbelt Podcast, Dr. Paulo Cesar Pozza, a seasoned expert with over 27 years in swine nutrition, from the State University of Maringá, explores the critical role of life cycle assessments in pig nutrition. Dr. Pozza shares insights on optimizing environmental impacts and sustainability in swine production practices. He explains how regional factors influence life cycle assessments and the significance of adjusting practices based on local agricultural conditions. Tune in on major platforms to enhance your understanding of sustainable swine nutrition strategies.

    "Using phytase to reduce total phosphorus in diets shows that lifecycle assessments don't always align with traditional measures of sustainability." - Dr. Paulo Cesar Pozza

    (00:00) Highlight(01:05) Introduction(05:35) Life Cycle Assessments (07:35) Economic and Sustainability Benefits(09:40) Implementing Phytase in Diets(12:00) Ongoing and Future Studies(13:30) Closing Thoughts
    Meet the guest: Dr. Paulo Cesar Pozza, an Associate Professor at the State University of Maringá, holds a Ph.D. and M.S. in Animal Science from the Federal University of Viçosa. With over 27 years of experience, he specializes in swine nutrition, emphasizing nutritional requirements and feed evaluation. Previously at UNIOESTE, he led research in poultry and swine nutrition for 11 years. Dr. Pozza's expertise contributes significantly to optimizing swine production while considering environmental sustainability.

    The Swine Nutrition Blackbelt Podcast is trusted and supported by innovative companies like:

    - Novus
    - Kemin
    - Phibro
    - Hubbard Feeds
    - Alltech
    - Jyga

    𝗟𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗻 𝗼𝗻 𝗔𝗽𝗽𝗹𝗲 𝗣𝗼𝗱𝗰𝗮𝘀𝘁𝘀, 𝗦𝗽𝗼𝘁𝗶𝗳𝘆 𝗼𝗿 𝗮𝗻𝘆 𝗺𝗮𝗷𝗼𝗿 𝗽𝗹𝗮𝘁𝗳𝗼𝗿𝗺.

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    Website: swinenutritionblackbelt.com

    • 15 min
    Dr. Sarah Pearce: Non-Antibiotic Alternatives | Ep. 117

    Dr. Sarah Pearce: Non-Antibiotic Alternatives | Ep. 117

    In this episode of The Swine Nutrition Blackbelt Podcast, we explore the forefront of swine nutrition research with Dr. Sarah Pearce, a research animal physiologist at the USDA Agricultural Research Service. Dr. Pearce discusses her groundbreaking work on non-antibiotic alternatives and the use of plant-derived phenolics to maintain animal health and productivity. Tune in on major platforms to explore these cutting-edge insights.
    "Enhanced liquid aspirin could potentially improve gastrointestinal tract integrity and prevent common side effects associated with traditional forms. - Dr. Sarah Pearce

    Meet the guest: Dr. Sarah Pearce holds a Ph.D. in Nutritional Sciences from Iowa State University and earned her Master's Degree. Her research focuses on gastrointestinal and nutritional physiology, exploring how nutrition can mitigate the negative impacts of environmental stressors on the gastrointestinal tract. Currently, she is a Research Animal Physiologist at the USDA Agricultural Research Service in Ames, Iowa. Dr. Pearce's work integrates animal performance with oxidative stress, immune competence, and digestive function to improve animal productivity without antibiotics.

    (00:00) Highlight(01:30) Introduction(02:15) Non-antibiotic alternatives(03:07) Hind Gut function study(04:23) Dietary protein impact(05:17) Future research directions(06:17) Enhanced liquid aspirin study(08:30) Early aspirin benefits(10:40) Closing thoughts
    The Swine Nutrition Blackbelt Podcast is trusted and supported by innovative companies like:

    - Alltech
    - Kemin
    - Phibro
    - Hubbard Feeds
    - Novus
    - Jyga

    𝗟𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗻 𝗼𝗻 𝗔𝗽𝗽𝗹𝗲 𝗣𝗼𝗱𝗰𝗮𝘀𝘁𝘀, 𝗦𝗽𝗼𝘁𝗶𝗳𝘆 𝗼𝗿 𝗮𝗻𝘆 𝗺𝗮𝗷𝗼𝗿 𝗽𝗹𝗮𝘁𝗳𝗼𝗿𝗺.

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    Website: swinenutritionblackbelt.com

    • 11 min
    Dr. Caio Abércio da Silva: Zinc Oxide Alternatives | Ep. 116

    Dr. Caio Abércio da Silva: Zinc Oxide Alternatives | Ep. 116

    In this episode of The Swine Nutrition Blackbelt Podcast, Dr. Caio Abércio da Silva, an Associate Professor and seasoned researcher from Londrina State University, explores groundbreaking approaches to swine nutrition. Dr. Silva discusses the challenges and emerging solutions in replacing zinc oxide in piglet diets—a crucial step for enhancing swine health and performance while complying with upcoming regulations. Tune into this enlightening conversation to stay at the forefront of swine nutrition science, available now on all major podcast platforms.

    "We need to balance the benefits and drawbacks of zinc oxide, especially considering its impact on the microbiota of swine." - Dr. Caio Abércio da Silva

    Meet the guest: Dr. Caio Abércio da Silva, CEO and Associate Professor at Londrina State University in Brazil, has extensively researched swine nutrition, particularly zinc oxide alternatives in piglet diets. His work also explores the broader impacts of dietary components on swine health and performance.

    (00:00) Highlight(01:10) Introduction(02:38) Zinc oxide alternatives(03:30) Benefits and drawbacks of zinc oxide(04:30) Diarrhea prevalence analysis(05:55) Effective alternatives discussion(10:15) Closing thoughts
    The Swine Nutrition Blackbelt Podcast is trusted and supported by innovative companies like:
    - Jyga
    - Phibro
    - Novus
    - Kemin
    - Alltech
    - Hubbard Feeds

    𝗟𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗻 𝗼𝗻 𝗔𝗽𝗽𝗹𝗲 𝗣𝗼𝗱𝗰𝗮𝘀𝘁𝘀, 𝗦𝗽𝗼𝘁𝗶𝗳𝘆 𝗼𝗿 𝗮𝗻𝘆 𝗺𝗮𝗷𝗼𝗿 𝗽𝗹𝗮𝘁𝗳𝗼𝗿𝗺.

    Instagram: Swine Campus
    LinkedIn: Swine Campus
    Website: swinenutritionblackbelt.com

    • 10 min
    Aryeri Bardales: Iron in Piglet Diets | Ep. 115

    Aryeri Bardales: Iron in Piglet Diets | Ep. 115

    In this episode of The Swine Nutrition Blackbelt Podcast, Aryeri Bardales, a master's student at South Dakota State University, explores the critical role of iron supplementation in swine nutrition, particularly focusing on neonatal piglets. Aryeri discusses the implications of varying supplementation strategies on piglet hemoglobin levels and overall health, drawing from recent research conducted in commercial and experimental settings. Tune in on all major platforms to catch the full discussion.

    "Without proper nutritional management in feed, results in sows and piglets can be compromised." - Aryeri Bardales

    Meet the guest: Aryeri Bardales, a master’s student of Animal Science at South Dakota State University, focuses on swine nutrition and anemia in piglets. With expertise in food agroindustry, he has worked extensively in farm management and animal nutrition, including roles at Smithfield Foods and Premex. Aryeri holds certifications in hog reproduction and has contributed to research on feed digestibility and the encapsulation of bioactive compounds in food products.

    (00:00) Highlight(00:34) Introduction (01:20) Iron Importance(03:35) Hemoglobin Findings(05:00) Sow Anemia Influence(07:01) Growth Performance(08:40) Research Directions(09:35) Closing Remarks
    The Swine Nutrition Blackbelt Podcast is trusted and supported by innovative companies like:

    - Novus
    - Kemin
    - Phibro
    - Alltech
    - Hubbard Feeds
    - Jyga

    𝗟𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗻 𝗼𝗻 𝗔𝗽𝗽𝗹𝗲 𝗣𝗼𝗱𝗰𝗮𝘀𝘁𝘀, 𝗦𝗽𝗼𝘁𝗶𝗳𝘆 𝗼𝗿 𝗮𝗻𝘆 𝗺𝗮𝗷𝗼𝗿 𝗽𝗹𝗮𝘁𝗳𝗼𝗿𝗺.

    Instagram: Swine Campus
    LinkedIn: Swine Campus
    Website: swinenutritionblackbelt.com

    • 11 min
    Dr. Urbano Ruiz: Swine Feed Variability - Part 2 | Ep. 114

    Dr. Urbano Ruiz: Swine Feed Variability - Part 2 | Ep. 114

    In this episode of The Swine Nutrition Blackbelt Podcast,  Dr. Urbano Ruiz continues the enlightening discussion on the intricacies of nutrient variability and its significant implications for swine nutrition. Dr. Ruiz unveils groundbreaking insights into the variability of different feedstuffs and the potential for optimizing nutritional matrices and feed formulations. Tune into this episode on major platforms to explore the future of swine feed optimization.

    "Nutrient variability in feedstuffs is a vast field ripe for exploration, promising to unlock efficiencies in swine nutrition." -  Dr. Urbano Ruiz

    Meet the guest: Dr. Urbano Ruiz, currently a professor at the University of Sao Paulo, brings a rich background in swine nutrition from his tenure at Sao Paulo State University and his agronomy degree from the same institution. His work focuses on optimizing feedstuff for swine through detailed nutrient analysis, aiming to enhance pig growth performance and sustainability in pig production.

    (00:00) Highlight(01:03) Introduction (02:00) Ingredient Variability Impact (03:38) Investigating Ingredient Differences (04:16) Digestive Changes in Swine (05:34) Microbiota and Fiber Digestion (06:38) DNA Sequencing and Diet Formulation (07:28) Environmental Sustainability Impacts (08:20) Closing Thoughts
    The Swine Nutrition Blackbelt Podcast is trusted and supported by innovative companies like:

    - Kemin
    - Phibro
    - Alltech
    - Hubbard Feeds
    - Novus
    - Jyga

    𝗟𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗻 𝗼𝗻 𝗔𝗽𝗽𝗹𝗲 𝗣𝗼𝗱𝗰𝗮𝘀𝘁𝘀, 𝗦𝗽𝗼𝘁𝗶𝗳𝘆 𝗼𝗿 𝗮𝗻𝘆 𝗺𝗮𝗷𝗼𝗿 𝗽𝗹𝗮𝘁𝗳𝗼𝗿𝗺.

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