Ryan Dilger

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Contact Information

1207 W. Gregory Dr.
186 Animal Sciences Laboratory
Urbana, IL 61801
Associate Professor

Additional Campus Affiliations

Associate Professor, Animal Sciences
Associate Professor, Nutritional Sciences
Associate Professor, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology

Recent Publications

Oelschlager, M. L., Rasheed, M. S. A., Smith, B. N., Rincker, M. J., & Dilger, R. N. (2019). Effects of Yucca schidigera-derived saponin supplementation during a mixed Eimeria challenge in broilers. Poultry science, 98(8), 3212-3222. https://doi.org/10.3382/ps/pez051

Bryan, E. E., Smith, B. N., Dilger, R. N., Dilger, A. C., & Boler, D. D. (2019). TECHNICAL NOTE: A method for detection of differences in cook loss and tenderness of aged pork chops cooked to differing degrees of doneness using sous-vide. Journal of animal science, 97(8), 3348-3353. https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/skz198

Fleming, S. A., Monaikul, S., Patsavas, A. J., Waworuntu, R. V., Berg, B. M., & Dilger, R. N. (2019). Dietary polydextrose and galactooligosaccharide increase exploratory behavior, improve recognition memory, and alter neurochemistry in the young pig. Nutritional Neuroscience, 22(7), 499-512. https://doi.org/10.1080/1028415X.2017.1415280

Smith, B. N., Morris, A., Oelschlager, M. L., Connor, J., & Dilger, R. N. (2019). Effects of dietary soy isoflavones and soy protein source on response of weanling pigs to porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome viral infection. Journal of animal science, 97(7), 2989-3006. [skz135]. https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/skz135

DeGroot, A. A., Braun, U., & Dilger, R. N. (2019). Guanidinoacetic acid is efficacious in improving growth performance and muscle energy homeostasis in broiler chicks fed arginine-deficient or arginine-adequate diets. Poultry science, 98(7), 2896-2905. https://doi.org/10.3382/ps/pez036

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