Ractopamine, Response, Economics, and Issues

Allan P. Schinckel
Purdue University
Department of Animal Sciences

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Table of Contents

  1. Ractopamine, Response, Economics, and Issues
  2. Paylean - Ractopamine
  3. Paylean - Ractopamine
  4. What is Ractopamine?
  5. What does Ractopamine do?
  6. Impact of Ractopamine level on pig growth and carcass measurement
  7. Effect of Paylean levels on carcass measurements
  8. Ractopamine impact on pork quality
  9. Ractopamine sensory and tenderness
  10. Ractopamine response ...
  11. Figure - Increase in maximum protein deposition due to Ractopamine fed at 20 ppm
  12. Figure - Fat-free lean gain of pigs receiving Paylean
  13. Figure - Dietary lysine requirements for pigs receiving Paylean
  14. Figure - Dietary lysine concentration for pigs receiving Paylean
  15. Value of 18 g/ton Ractopamine for the last 90 lbs. before market
  16. Ractopamine fed at 18 g/ton for the last 90 lbs. of live weight gain increases % dissected lean from 51.8 to 57.5%
  17. How much will pork processor payment systems pay for an extra 10.45 lbs. of lean?
  18. Based on lean cut out-boneless loins and dissected ham lean ...
  19. Response detected in fat-free lean
  20. How much will Paylean cost?
  21. Ractopamine
  22. Impact of Ractopamine treatment duration on carcass measurements
  23. Impact of Ractopamine level on pig growth and carcass measurement
  24. Figure - Effect of degree of processing on Paylean advantage in lean cut yield
  25. Report summary of Paylean's effect on muscle color
  26. Report summary of Paylean's effect on muscle firmness
  27. Report summary of Paylean's effect on marbling
  28. Report summary of Paylean's effect on water holding capacity
  29. Report summary of Paylean's effect on muscle pH
  30. Report summary of Paylean's effect on cooked fresh loin juiciness
  31. Report summary of Paylean's effect on pork tenderness
  32. Report summary of Paylean's effect on pork flavor
  33. Figure - Fat-free lean gain of pigs receiving Paylean
  34. Figure - Dietary lysine requirements for pigs receiving Paylean
  35. Figure - Dietary lysine concentration for pigs receiving Paylean
  36. Figure - Energy requirements for pigs receiving Paylean - Gilts
  37. Figure - Energy requirements for pigs receiving Paylean - Barrows
  38. Effect of Paylean dosage on finisher pig growth performance - a twenty trial summary
  39. Effect of Paylean dosage on finisher pig carcass measurements - a thirteen trial summary
  40. Effect of Paylean dosage on finisher pig carcass measurements - a thirteen trial summary
  41. Paylean dose response for average improvement in swine growth performance and carcass parameters
  42. % CP and Paylean
  43. Effect of Paylean on nitrogen retention in finishing barrows fed rations of different protein levels
  44. Figure - Carcass lean gain vs daily energy intake
  45. Figure - Alternative lean gain rate
  46. Figure - Alternative protein accretion rate curves
  47. Figure - Alternative lean growth rate