Dr. C. M. (Martin) NYACHOTI

PhD (University of Guelph)

Professor and  Department Head
Director, T. K. Cheung Centre for Animal Science Research

Department of Animal Science
Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences
University of Manitoba

Room 226, Animal Science Building
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2 CANADA

Telephone: (204) 474-7323
Facsimile: (204) 474-7628
Email: Martin_Nyachoti@umanitoba.ca

Visiting Professor
Centre for Biotechnology and Bioinformatics
University of Nairobi
Nairobi, Kenya

Visiting Professor
Institute for Subtropical Agriculture
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Changsha, Hunan Province
China

 


 

       Research Interests

  • Digestive physiology of pigs
  • Feed ingredient evaluation for monogastrics.
  • Nutrition and gut health interactions.
  • Nutrition and the environment. 

Current Research Project

  • Dietary manipulation and gut health and function in the piglet.
  • Improving dietary energy and nutrient utilization in non-ruminants using exogenous enzyme supplementation. Evaluation and development of alternatives to in-feed antibiotics.
  • Dietary phosphorus management and environmental sustainability.
  • Amino acid nutrition in poultry and swine.
  • Feed ingredient evaluation (wheat-based DDGS, Canola meal, etc.).

Recent Papers and Publication

205). Kahindi, R.K., A. Regassa, J.K. Htoo, and C.M. Nyachoti. 2017. Optimal sulphur amino acids to lysine ratio for post weaning piglets reared under clean or unclean sanitary conditions. Anim. Nutr. (Rev Submitted 06/17).

204). Aluko, K.R., D.E. Velayudhan, E. Khafipour, L. Fang, and C.M. Nyachoti. 2017. Effects of chicken egg anti-F4 antibodies supplementation on performance and diarrhea incidences in enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli K88+ challenged piglets. Anim. Nutr. (Accepted 06/17).

203). Kim, J.W., B. Koo, and C.M. Nyachoti. 2017. Digestible, metabolizable, and net energy of camelina cake fed to growing pigs and additivity of energy in mixed diets. J. Anim. Sci. (Accepted with rev 06/17).

202). Koo, B., J.W. Kim, C.F.M. de Lange, M.M. Hossain, and C.M. Nyachoti. 2017. Effects of diet complexity and multicarbohydrase supplementation on growth performance, nutrient digestibility, blood profile, intestinal morphology, and fecal score in newly-weaned pigs. J. Anim. Sci. (Accepted 06/17).

201). Kahindi, R.K., A.H. Regassa, J.K. Htoo, and C.M. Nyachoti. 2017. Growth performance and expression of genes encoding enzymes involved in methionine and cysteine metabolism in piglets fed increasing sulphur amino acid to lysine ratio during enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli challenge. Can. J. Anim. Sci. (Accepted with minor rev 05/17).

200). Koo, B., M.M. Hossain, and C.M. Nyachoti. 2017. The influence of dietary wheat bran inclusion on nutrient and energy digestibility and microbial metabolites in weaned pigs: Short Communication. Livest. Sci. (Accepted with moderate rev 05/17).

199). Mejicanos, G., A. Regassa, C.M. Nyachoti. 2017. Effect of high canola meal content on growth performance, nutrient digestibility and fecal bacteria in nursery pigs fed either corn or wheat based diets. Anim. Feed Sci. Technol. (Accepted with rev. 04/17).

198). Jayaraman, B., and C.M. Nyachoti. 2017. Husbandry practices and gut health outcomes in weaned piglets – a review. Anim. Nutr. (Accepted with rev. 03/17).

197). Agyekum, A.K., and C.M. Nyachoti. 2017. Nutritional and metabolic consequences of feeding high fibre diets to pigs. Engineering (Accepted with rev. 03/17).

196). Ndou, S.P., E. Kiarie, S.J. Thandapilly, M.C. Walsh, N. Ames, and C.M. Nyachoti. 2017. Dietary fiber types modulate intestinal fermentation, growth performance and lipid metabolism in growing pigs fed corn and soybean meal based diets. J. Anim. Sci. 95: doi:10.2527/jas2016.1328.

195). Khafipour, E., E. Kiarie, N.K. Nandha, H.R. Khazanehei, M. Scott, S.K. Bhandari, D.O. Krause, and C.M. Nyachoti. 2017. Interactions of Saccharomyces cerevisiae fermentation products and in-feed antibiotics on gut bacterial community and host immune response in piglets challenged with Escherichia coli K88+ (ETEC). Can. J. Anim. Sci. (Accepted with rev. 01/17).

194). Kim, J.W., and C.M. Nyachoti. 2017. Determination of net energy content of hemp hulls and processed hemp hull products fed to growing pigs using indirect calorimetry J. Anim. Sci. 95: doi:10.2527/jas.2016.1255.

193). Adewole, D.I., A. Rogiewicz, B. Dyck, C.M. Nyachoti, and B.A. Slominski. 2017. Effects of crushing plant and pelleting on the standardized ileal digestible amino acids content in canola meal produced in Canada for growing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 95: doi:10.2527/jas.2017.1372.

192). Mejicanos, G., A. Rogiewicz, C.M. Nyachoti, and B.A. Slominski. 2017. Fractionation of canola meal using sieving technology. Can. J. Anim. Sci. 97-2. doi: 10.1139/CJAS-2016-0229.

191). Velayudhan, D.E., and C.M. Nyachoti. 2017. Effect of increasing dietary canola meal inclusion on lactation performance, milk composition and nutrient digestibility of lactating sows. J. Anim. Sci. 95: doi: 10.2527/jas2016.1191.

190). Jayaraman, B., A. Regassa, J.K. Htoo, and C.M. Nyachoti. 2017. Effects of dietary standardized ileal digestible tryptophan:lysine ratio on performance, plasma urea nitrogen, ileal histomorphology and immune responses in weaned pigs challenged with Escherichia coli K88. Livest. Sci. (Minor Rev 01/17).

189). Zhang G.L., X.F. Sun, Y.Z. Feng, B. Li, Y.P. Li, F. Yang, C.M. Nyachoti, W. Shen, S.D. Sun, and L. Li. 2017. Zearalenone exposure impairs ovarian primordial follicle formation via down-regulation of Lhx8 expression in vitro. Toxicol. Appl. Pharmacol. 317:33-40.

188). Kahindi, R.K., P.A. Thacker, S.I. Lee, I.H. Kim, and C.M. Nyachoti. 2017. Performance and phosphorus utilization of broilers fed low phytate and pea based diets with graded levels of inorganic phosphorus. Ann. Anim. Sci. 17:205-215.

187). Regassa, A., J.S. Sands, M.C. Walsh, W.K. Kim, E. Kiarie, and C.M. Nyachoti. 2017.  Nutritional and metabolic implications of replacing corn starch with D-xylose in broiler chickens fed corn and soybean meal based diet. Poult. Sci. 96:388-396.

186). Waititu, S.M., F. Yin, R. Patterson, A. Yitbarek, J.C. Rodriguez-Lecompte, and C.M. Nyachoti. 2017. Dietary supplementation with a nucleotide-rich yeast extract modulates gut immune response and microflora in weaned pigs in response to a sanitary challenge. Animal (Accepted 03/17).

185). Kim, J.W., S.P. Ndou, G. Mejicanos, and C.M. Nyachoti. 2017. Standardized total tract digestibility of phosphorus in flaxseed meal fed to growing and finishing pigs without or with phytase supplementation. J. Anim. Sci. 95:799–805; doi:10.2527/jas2016.1045.

184). Pokharel, B.B., A. Regassa, C.M. Nyachoti, and W.K. Kim. 2017. Effect of low levels of dietary phosphorus on performance, phosphorus utilization, bone mineralization and phosphate transporter mRNA expression in growing pigs. J. Environ. Sci. Health, Part B, 52:395-401.

183). Velayudhan, D.E., K. Schuh, T.A. Woyengo, J.S. Sands, and C.M. Nyachoti. 2016. Effect of expeller extracted canola meal on growth performance, organ weight and blood parameters of growing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 95:302-307. doi:10.2527/jas.2016.1046.

182). Rodehutscord, M.; O. Adeola, R. Angel, P. Bikker, E. Delezie, W. Dozier, F. Umar, F. Murtala, K. Maria, N.A. Cees, C.M. Nyachoti, O. Olukosi, A. Preynat, B. Renouf, A. Saiz del Barrio, K. Schedle, W. Siegert, S. Steenfeldt, M. Krimpen, S. Waititu. 2016. Wake-up call: Results of an international phosphorus digestibility ring test with broiler chickens. Poult. Sci. http://dx.doi.org/10.3382/ps/pew426.

181). Waititu, S.M., F. Yin, R. Patterson, J.C. Rodriguez-Lecompte, and C.M. Nyachoti. 2016. Short-term effect of dietary yeast-based nucleotides on performance, immune response, blood parameters and gut structure of weaned pigs challenged with Escherichia coli lipopolysaccharide. J. Anim. Sci. Biotechnol. DOI 10.1186/s40104-016-0125-5.

180). Dadalt, J.C., D.E. Velayudhan, M.A. Trindade Neto, B.A. Slominski, and C.M. Nyachoti. 2016. Ileal amino acid digestibility in high protein sunflower meal and pea protein isolate fed to growing pigs with or without multicarbohydrase supplementation. Anim. Feed Sci. Technol. 221:62-69.

179). Jayaraman, B., J.K. Htoo, and C.M. Nyachoti. 2016. Effects of dietary tryptophan:lysine ratio and sanitary conditions on performance, plasma urea nitrogen and ileal histomorphology of weaned pigs. Anim. Sci. J. (in press).

178). Agyekum, A.K., E. Kiarie, M.C. Walsh, and C.M. Nyachoti. 2016. Postprandial portal glucose and lactate fluxes, insulin production, and portal vein-drained viscera oxygen consumption in growing pigs fed a high-fiber diet supplemented with a multi-enzyme cocktail. J. Anim. Sci. 94:3760-3770.

177). Agyekum, A.K., E. Kiarie, M.C. Walsh, and C.M. Nyachoti. 2016. Postprandial portal fluxes of essential amino acids, volatile fatty acids, and urea-nitrogen in growing pigs fed a high fibre diet supplemented with a multicarbohydrase enzyme. J. Anim. Sci. 94:3771-3785.

176). Hossain, M.M., J.W. Park, C.M. Nyachoti, and I.H. Kim. 2016. Dietary extracted rice bran improves performance, and gut health in weanling pigs fed corn-soybean meal-based diets. Can. J. Anim. Sci. 96:495-503.

175). Kahindi, R.K., J.K. Htoo, and C.M. Nyachoti. 2016. Dietary lysine requirement for 7 to 16 kg pigs fed antibiotic-free wheat-corn-soybean meal-based diets. J. Anim. Physiol. Anim. Nutr. DOI: 10.1111/jpn.12491.

174). Adhikari, P.A., J.M. Heo, and C.M. Nyachoti. 2016. Standardized total tract digestibility of phosphorus in camelina (Camelina sativa) meal fed to growing pigs without or with phytase supplementation. Anim. Feed Sci. Technol. 214:104-109.

173). Mejicanos, G., N. Sanjayan, I.H. Kim, C.M. Nyachoti. 2016. Recent advances in canola meal utilization in swine nutrition. J. Anim. Sci. Technol. (2016) 58:7 DOI 10.1186/s40781-016-0085-5

172). Mohammadi, G.M., C.M. Nyachoti, J.D. Hancock, and I.H. Kim. 2016. Effects of lactulose on growth, carcass characteristics, fecal microbiota, and blood constituents in broilers. Vet. Med. 61:90-96.

171). Kiarie, E., M.C. Walsh, and C.M. Nyachoti. 2016. Performance, digestive function and mucosal responses to selected feed additives for pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 94:169-180.

170). Velayudhan, D.E., and C.M. Nyachoti. 2016. Net energy system of feed formulation with or without enzyme supplementation in growing-finishing pigs fed barley based diets with alternative feed ingredients. Can. J. Anim. Sci. 96:180-186.

169). Chen, H.S., D.E. Velayudhan, A. Li, Z. Feng, D. Liu, Y.L. Yin and C.M. Nyachoti. 2016. Growth performance, gastrointestinal microbial activity and immunological response of piglets receiving microencapsulated Enterococcus fecalis and enzyme complex after an oral challenge with Escherichia coli K88. Can. J. Anim. Sci. 96:609-618.

168). Agyekum, A.K., A. Regassa, E. Kiarie, and C.M. Nyachoti. 2016. Nutrient digestibility, digesta volatile fatty acids, and intestinal bacterial profile in growing pigs fed a distillers dried grains with solubles containing diet supplemented with a multicarbohydrase enzyme. Anim. Feed Sci. Technol. 212:70-80.

167). Woyengo, T.A., D.V. Ige, O.O. Akinremi, and C.M. Nyachoti. 2016. Performance and nutrient digestibility in growing pigs fed wheat dried distillers’ grain with solubles-containing diets supplemented with phytase and multi-carbohydrase. Anim. Sci. J. 87:570-577.

166). Munyaka, P., N. Nandha, E. Kiarie, C.M. Nyachoti, and E. Khafipour. 2016. Impact of combined β-glucanase and xylanase enzymes on growth performance, nutrients utilization and gut microbiota in broiler chickens fed corn or wheat-based diets. Poult. Sci. 95:528-540.

165). Waititu, S.M., J.M. Heo, R. Patterson, and C.M. Nyachoti. 2016. Dietary yeast-based nucleotides as an alternative to in-feed antibiotics in promoting growth performance and nutrient utilization in weaned pigs. Can. J. Anim. Sci. 96:289-293.

164). Woyengo, T.A., A.I. Emiola, I.H. Kim and C.M. Nyachoti. 2016. Bioavailability of phosphorus in two cultivars of pea for broiler chicks. Asian-Austr. J. Anim. Sci. 29:396-403.

163). Adhikari, P.A., J.M. Heo, and C.M. Nyachoti. 2016. High dose of phytase on apparent and standardized total tract digestibility of phosphorus and apparent total tract digestibility of calcium in canola meals from Brassica napus black and Brassica juncea yellow fed to growing pigs. Can. J. Anim. Sci. 96:121-127.

162). Adewole, D.I., I.H. Kim, and C.M. Nyachoti. 2016. Gut health of pigs: A review of challenge models and response criteria with a critical analysis of the effectiveness of selected feed additives. Asian-Aust. J. Anim. Sci. 29:909-924.

161). Kiarie, E., L. He, D.E. Velayudhan, Y.L. Yin, and C.M. Nyachoti. 2016. Phytase improved digestible protein, phosphorous and energy contents in camelina meal fed to growing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 94:215-218.

160). Cai, L., C.M. Nyachoti, J.D. Hancock, J.Y. Lee, Y.H. Kim, D.H. Lee, and I.H. Kim. 2016. Rare earth elements-enriched yeast improves egg production and egg quality in laying hens in the late period of peak egg production. J. Anim. Physiol. Anim. Nutr. 100:492-498.

Abstracts

193). Nyachoti, C.M. 2107. Use of low protein diets for weanling pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 95 (Suppl. 2):22

192). Huntley, N.F., C.M. Nyachoti, and J.F. Patience. 2017. Immune stimulation increases nursery pig maintenance energy requirements. J. Anim. Sci. 95 (Suppl. 2):68-69.

191). Lan, R.X., Y.M. Kim, H.M. Yun, C.M. Nyachoti, and I.H. Kim. 2017. Effects of Enterococcus faecium on growth performance, blood parameters, relative organ weight, breast muscle meat quality, excreta microbial shedding and noxious gas emission in broilers. J. Anim. Sci. 95 (Suppl. 2):125.

190). Hossain, M.M., B. Jayaraman, S.C. Kim, K.Y. Lee, I.H. Kim, and C.M. Nyachoti. 2017. The interactive effects of a matrix coated organic acids blend and antibiotic supplementation in growing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 95 (Suppl. 2):99.

189). Kim, J.W., and C.M. Nyachoti. 2017. Determination of net energy content of hemp hulls and processed hemp hull products fed to growing pigs using indirect calorimetry. J. Anim. Sci. 95 (Suppl. 2):49-50.

188). Koo, B., C.F.M. de Lange, and C.M. Nyachoti. 2017. Effect of diet complexity and multicarbohydrase on growth performance and intestinal morphology in weaned pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 95 (Suppl. 2):39.

187). Mejicanos, G.A., and C.M. Nyachoti. 2016. Effect of diet composition on piglet growth and digestibility response to a high canola meal content. J. Anim. Sci. 94 (Suppl. 5):850-851.

186). Kim, J.W., and C.M. Nyachoti. 2016. Determination of standardized total tract digestibility of phosphorus in flaxseed meal fed to finishing pigs without or with phytase supplementation. J. Anim. Sci. 94 (Suppl. 5):229-230.

185). Koo, B., M.M. Hossain, and C.M. Nyachoti. 2016. Effect of dietary wheat bran inclusion on nutrient digestibility in weaned pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 94 (Suppl. 5):235.

184). Velayudhan, D.E., and C.M. Nyachoti. 2016. Effect of high canola meal inclusion in lactating sow diets on nutrient digestibility and sow and piglet performance. J. Anim. Sci. 94 (Suppl. 5):228.

183). Nyachoti, C.M. 2016. Pre- and probiotics for increased disease resistance in the nonruminant animal. J. Anim. Sci. 94 (Suppl. 5):239.

182). Agyekum, A.K., M.C. Walsh, E. Kiarie, J.S. Sands, C.M. Nyachoti. 2016. Dietary D-xylose effects on growth performance and portal-drained viscera nutrient fluxes, insulin production, and oxygen consumption in growing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 94 (Suppl. 2):142.

181). Waititu, S.M., C.M. Nyachoti, F. Yin, R. Patterson, and J. C. Rodriguez-Lecompte. 2016. Weaned pig responses to Escherichia coli lipopolysaccharide challenge when receiving dietary yeast-based nucleotides. J. Anim. Sci. 94 (Suppl. 2):53.

Technical Contributions for Industry

41). Velayudhan, D.E., and C.M. Nyachoti. 2017. Using canola meal as a major protein source for lactating sows. Canadian Hog Journal, Winter 2017, pp. 55-57.

40). Jayaraman, B., and C.M. Nyachoti. 2017. Immune stimulation increases amino acid requirements in nursery pigs fed antibiotic-free starter diets. Canadian Hog Journal, Winter 2017, pp. 51-53.

39). Gozho, G.N., N. Sanjayan, J.M. Heo, and C.M. Nyachoti. 2014. Canola meal an alternative protein source for nursery pigs. Western Hog J. 36(1): 28-31.

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Current Graduate Students/Postdocs/Research Associates/Technicians
  1. Bonjin Koo, M.Sc.
  2. Jongwong Kim, Ph..D.
  3. Saymore Ndou, Ph..D.
  4. Gustavo Mejicanos, Ph.D.
  5. Deepak Velayudhan, Ph.D.
  6. Balachandar Jayaraman, Ph.D.
  7. Atanas Karamanov - Research Technician
  8. Dr. Hossain Manik - Postdoctoral Fellow  
  9. Dr. Alemu Regassa - Research Associate
  10. Dr. Ahmed Aljuobori - Research Associate

 

Recently Completed Students/PDF's/RA's/Technicians

  1. Kola Aluko, M.Sc.
  2. Bishwo Pokharel M.Sc.. (co-advised)
  3. Mathieu Pinnet, M.Sc. (co-advised)
  4. Maureen Kugo, M.Sc. (University of Nairobi; co-advised)
  5. Winnie Okumu, M.Sc. (Universiyt of Nairobi; co-advised)
  6.  Deepak Velayudhan, M.Sc.
  7. Pratima Acharya, M.Sc.
  8. Nijitha Sanjayan, M.Sc.
  9. Samuel Waititu, Ph.D.
  10. Deborah Ayaode, M.Sc.
  11. Atta Agyekum, P.D.
  12. Navjot Kaur Nandha, M.Sc. 

 

 Graduate Courses

  •  ANSC / HNSC7440 Protein Nutrition and Metabolism
  • ANSC 7540 Advanced Applied Animal Nutrition
  •  ANSC 7430 Special Topics in Animal Nutrition

Undergraduate Courses

  • ANSC 0690 Swine Production and Management
  • ANSC 4540 Monogastric Production Systems
  • ANSC 4570 Advanced Animal Nutrition