Swine Day, 1976

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Swine Day, 1976

 

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  • Spillman, C.K.; Robbins, F.V.; Koch, B.A. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1976)
    When animals are confined inside buildings, ventilating air is required to remove moisture and odors. Young animals require relatively warm temperatures and do not produce enough heat to offset that lost through walls and ...
  • McCoy, J.H.; Price, R.V.; Solomon, R.E. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1976)
    Erratic hog prices in recent years have compounded management problems. As a result, interest has increased in ways of tying down prices before the hogs are ready for market. This report presents results of a study of one ...
  • Conley, P.B. III; Orwig, T.W.; Hines, Robert H. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1976)
    Performance records of 275 boars, beginning at 65 and ending at 250 lbs., were analyzed to determine correlations of performance traits. Fastest growing boars were more efficient (r=-.49). In addition, faster gaining boars ...
  • Conley, P.B. III; Orwig, T.W.; Hines, Robert H. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1976)
    Fourteen body measurements were taken on 259 boars at 65 lbs. and again at 250 lbs. determine the relationship of external body dimensions with certain performance traits. Correlations between body measurements and growth ...
  • Wheat, J.D.; Kropf, Donald H.; Hines, Robert H. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1976)
    Pigs in the control line ate more, grew faster, and were less efficient than those in the select line.