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Mineral Writes  


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Mineral Writes Archive By Date
2015 – First Quarter, Second Quarter, Third Quarter, Fourth Quarter
2014 – First Quarter, Second Quarter, Third Quarter, Fourth Quarter
2013 – First Quarter, Second Quarter, Third Quarter, Fourth Quarter
2012 – First Quarter, Second Quarter, Third Quarter, Fourth Quarter
2011 – First Quarter, Second Quarter, Third Quarter, Fourth Quarter
2010 – First Quarter, Second Quarter, Third Quarter, Fourth Quarter
2009 – First Quarter, Second Quarter, Third Quarter, Fourth Quarter
2008 – First Quarter, Second Quarter, Third Quarter, Fourth Quarter
2007 – First Quarter, Second Quarter, Third QuarterFourth Quarter
2006 – First Quarter, Second Quarter, Third Quarter, Fourth Quarter
2005 – First Quarter, Second Quarter, Third Quarter, Fourth Quarter
2004 – First Quarter, Second Quarter, Third Quarter, Fourth Quarter
2003 – First Quarter, Second Quarter, Third Quarter, Fourth Quarter
2001 – First Quarter
2000 – First QuarterSecond Quarter, Third Quarter, Fourth Quarter
  
Mineral Writes Archive By Topic  

Beef
Vitamin D in Ruminants - 2015, First Quarter
Grazing Stocker Cattle – 2011, First Quarter
 
CaCO3
The Influence of Ca Levels on P Digestibility & Retention in Broilers - 2016, Third Quarter  
Enzymes in Diets with Dried Distillers Grains 2014, Fourth Quarter
Solid as a Rock for 60 Years – 2013, First Quarter
Interactions of limestone-dical-phytase treatments on corn/SBM substrates affect Ca & P solubility – 2012, First Quarter
Consistency – 2010, First Quarter
Particle Size for Free-Choice Minerals – 2010, First Quarter
Calcium Thoughts – 2009, Fourth Quarter
ISU Molt Study and CaCO32008, Fourth Quarter
What calcium product should I be feeding? – 2008, Fourth Quarter
Potpourri of Calcium Studies – 2008, Second Quarter
Is it organic? – 2007, Third Quarter
DDG-S and CaCO32007, Second Quarter
Calcium Research Reviewed – 2007, First Quarter
Broiler Study/CaCO3 Particle Size – 2006, Third Quarter
Unical-L – 2006, Fourth Quarter
Dairy-White Barnlime – 2006, Third Quarter; 2004, Second Quarter
Fre-Flo – 2006, Second Quarter
Limestone or CaCO32006, Second Quarter
Calcium & Non-phytate Phosphorus – 2005, Third Quarter
Limestone – Rock of Ages – 2005, Second Quarter
Solubility Guidelines – 2005, Second Quarter
Calcium & Body Functions – 2005, Second Quarter
Optimum Calcium & Phosphorus Levels in Laying Hens – 2005, First Quarter
Unical-P as Bedding Amendment – 2004, Fourth Quarter
Calcium Research in Turkeys – 2004, Fourth Quarter
Historical Perspective – 2004, Third Quarter
Soil Amendment – 2004, Third Quarter
Dairy-White Bedding Lime – 2004, Second Quarter
Flowability in Feeds – 2004, Second Quarter
Fine Particle Optimum Blend for Laying Hens – 2004, First Quarter
Role in Nutrition – 2003, Fourth Quarter
CaCO3 Safety Issues – 2003, Second Quarter
CaCO3 and Flowability – 2003, Second Quarter
Heavy Metals in CaCO32003, First Quarter
Limestone Particle Size – 2000, Fourth Quarter
Calcium Metabolism – 2000, Fourth Quarter
Limestone Production – 2000, Fourth Quarter
What does color mean? – 2000, First Quarter

Dairy
Vitamin D in Ruminants  2015, First Quarter
What Do Calcium Levels Influence in Dairy Cows? – 2014, Third Quarter
Bone Mobilization in Transition Cows – 2013, Second Quarter
June is Dairy Month - Calcium "good health" – 2012, Second Quarter
June is Dairy Month/Product Contributions – 2007, Second Quarter
Dairy-White Barnlime – 2006, Third Quarter; 2004, Second Quarter
Hypocalcemia in Dairy Cattle – 2006, First Quarter
Dairy Study/Michigan State/Dietary Phosphorus – 2005, Fourth Quarter
Dairy Study/Penn State/Cow Reproduction and Phosphorus – 2005, Fourth Quarter
Milk Fever – 2004, Second Quarter
Dairy-White Bedding Lime – 2004, Second Quarter
BSE Issues – 2004, First Quarter
Quality Control and BSE – 2003, Second Quarter

Dicalcium
Interactions of limestone-dical-phytase treatments on corn/SBM substrates affect Ca & P solubility – 2012, First Quarter
Is it 18.5% or 21% - 2007, Third Quarter
  
Editorials
Endings followed by Beginnings – 2012, Second Quarter
Truck Inspections – 2011, Fourth Quarter
Imagine (meat-milk-eggs vs. animal rightists) – 2010, First Quarter
85th Anniversary – 2009, Third Quarter
Calcium Thoughts – 2009, Fourth Quarter
“Never before in history…” – 2008, Third Quarter
Ham ‘n Eggs – 2007, Fourth Quarter
And that ain’t chicken feed – 2007, Third Quarter
Water, the forgotten nutrient – 2005, Third Quarter
 
ILC Resources
ILC Resources Announces New President/CEO – 2011, Second Quarter
Plant Renovations – 2009, Second Quarter
Status Quo/Truck Inspections – 2008, First Quarter
New CEO – 2007, Fourth Quarter
Unical-L – 2006, Fourth Quarter
Dairy-White Barnlime – 2006, Third Quarter
Fre-Flo – 2006, Second Quarter
Scientific Method at ILC Resources – 2005, First Quarter
Transportation Talk – 2004, Fourth Quarter
Quality Control – 2004, Third Quarter
Biosecurity Measures – 2003, First Quarter
Limestone Production – 2000, Fourth Quarter

Phosphorus
Practical Applications of Phytase Considering Current Research - 2016, Fourth Quarter
The Influence of Ca Levels on P Digestibility & Retention in Broilers - 2016, Third Quarter
The Influence of Ca Levels on P Digestibility & Retention in Broilers - 2016, Third Quarter
Progressive Phytase Regimens in Broilers  2015, Third Quarter
Phytase and Other Nutrients in Pigs   2015, Second Quarter
Phytate Level and Phytase Efficacy in Broilers   2015, First Quarter
Consistent Requirements for Precision – 2013, Fourth Quarter
Nutrient Feeding of Broilers Digestibility – 2008, Third Quarter 
Phytase Unlocking Phosphorus in Monogastric Diets – 2007, Fourth Quarter
Broiler Study on CaCO3 and Phosphorus Utilization – 2006, Third Quarter
Dairy Study/Michigan State/Dietary Phosphorus – 2005, Fourth Quarter
Dairy Study/Penn State/Cow Reproduction and Phosphorus – 2005, Fourth Quarter
Calcium & Non-phytate Phosphorus – 2005, Third Quarter
Environmental Concerns – 2004, Fourth Quarter
Phosphorus Fundamentals (Part I) – 2000, First Quarter
Phosphorus Fundamentals (Part II) – 2000, Second Quarter
Phosphorus Fundamentals (Part III) – 2000, Third Quarter

Poultry
Does Bentonite Reduce Aflatoxin Digestion in Young Broilers? - 2017, Second Quarter
Calculating Ca Levels of Meat & Bone Meal - 2017, First Quarter
Influence of Different Levels of Ca & P on Young Broiler Performance - 2016, Second Quarter
Ca:tP & Nutrient Specs on Phytase Efficacy  2015, Fourth Quarter 
Progressive Phytase Regimens in Broilers  2015, Third Quarter 
Calcium Source and Particle Size Effects on Laying Ducks 2015, Second Quarter
Phytate Level and Phytase Efficacy in Broilers  2015, First Quarter
Genetics vs. Nutrition 2014, Fourth Quarter
Bone Remodeling Induced by Fatty Liver Disorder in Laying Hens 2014, Third Quarter
Metabolic Limits of Calcium and Phosphorus Digestibility – 2014, Second Quarter
Increasing Vitamin D3 Through Feeding   2014, Second Quarter
Influencing Calcium & Phosphorus Digestion – 2013, First Quarter
A Balancing Act – 2012, 2012, Fourth Quarter
Novel Phytase Available with Positive Effects in Broiler Production – 2012, Third Quarter
Interactions of limestone-dical-phytase treatments on corn/SBM substrates affect Ca & P solubility – 2012, First Quarter
Better Performance & Health Enhancement: Black Cumin Seeds & Artemisia Leaves – 2011, Fourth Quarter
Calcium Digestion -- Ca++ Availability – 2011, Fourth Quarter
Soft Bones in Young Laying Hens – 2011, Second Quarter
CaCO3 Particle Size/Solubility in Layer Hen Diets – 2011, First Quarter
Calcium Effects on Egg Strengh in Conventional vs. Furnished Cages – 2010, Fourth Quarter
Eggshell & Bone Quality – 2009, Third Quarter
ISU Molt Study and CaCO32008, Fourth Quarter
Antibiotics/Feed Additives of Plant Origin/Poultry - 2008, Fourth Quarter
Broiler Breeder Nutrition – 2006, Fourth Quarter
Broiler Study – 2006, Third Quarter
Phytase & Broiler Performance – 2006, First Quarter
Broiler Study, Vitamin C & D/bones/growth – 2005, Fourth Quarter
Optimum Calcium & Phosphorus Levels in Laying Hens – 2005, First Quarter
Calcium Research in Turkeys – 2004, Fourth Quarter
Fine Particle Optimum Blend for Laying Hens – 2004, First Quarter
Biology of Bone in Laying Hens – 2004, First Quarter
Manipulation of Egg Shell Quality – 2003, Fourth Quarter
Shell Quality: Limestone vs. Oyster Shell – 2000, Third Quarter
Phytase Supplementation in Swine and Poultry – 2000, Second Quarter
Cage Layer Fatigue – 2000, First Quarter

Processes
Particle Size Analysis (sieve screening vs. laser diffraction) – 2008, First Quarter
Scientific Method at ILC Resources – 2005, First Quarter
  
Safety 
ILC Products – 2009, Second Quarter
ILC Ingredients – 2007, Second Quarter
Bioterrorism & ILC Compliance - 2003, Fourth Quarter
Quality Control and BSE – 2003, Second Quarter
CaCO3 Safety Issues – 2003, Second Quarter

Swine 
Organic & Inorganic Mineral Digestibility and Retention in Pigs 2015, Third Quarter
Phytase and Other Nutrients in Pigs 2015, Second Quarter
Phytase Effects Throughout the Gastrointestinal Tract in Pigs  2014, Fourth Quarter
Meat and Bone Digestibility Standards?  2014, First Quarter
Reducing Vitamin D, Calcium & Phosphorus – 2013, Third Quarter
Benefits to Feeding Fermented Soybean Meal – 2013, First Quarter
Calcium/Phosphorus/Phytase/Vitamin D Interactions in Swine Breeding Herd – 2012, Second Quarter
Calcium Digestion -- Ca++ Availability – 2011, Fourth Quarter
Calcium Builds Bones, But How? – 2010, Fourth Quarter
Body Macromineral Composition in Swine – 2009, First Quarter
Phytase Supplementation in Swine and Poultry – 2000, Second Quarter

Miscellaneous
Water as a Nutrient and the Minerals it Carries – 2012, Fourth Quarter
Is Aglime Part of Your Fertilizer Regimen? – 2012, Third Quarter
What is Phytate? – 2006, First Quarter
DDG-S Update – 2003, Third Quarter; 2003, Second Quarter
Concept of Solubility – 2003, Third Quarter
Glucosamine/Chondroitin – 2003, Third Quarter
Phytase Update – 2003, First Quarter
Aflatoxin and Treating Feed with Bentonite – 2003, First Quarter
Biotech’s Five Myths – 2001, First Quarter
Removal of Vitamins and Minerals in Finishing Feeds – 2000, Third Quarter