Blood meal source influences starter pig performance


Show simple item record Kats, L.J. Weeden, T.L. Nelssen, Jim L. Goodband, Robert D. Tokach, Michael D. 2010-02-11T22:37:37Z 2010-02-11T22:37:37Z 2010-02-11T22:37:37Z
dc.description.abstract A total of 144 weanling pigs (initially 14.1 lb and 24 d of age) was used to compare three different blood meal sources in starter diets. The three sources included spray-dried porcine, spray-dried bovine, and flash-dried bovine blood meal. Each diet contained 10% dried whey and 2.5% of one of the three blood meal sources. Diets were formulated to contain 1.25%lysine and .31% methionine. Pigs receiving diets containing either source of spray-dried blood meal had improved average daily gain and feed efficiency during the first 2 weeks of the experiment and the overall trial compared to pigs receiving diets containing the flash-dried source. No differences occurred in pig performance between the two spray-dried sources. Therefore, no apparent effects were due to species differences, but the blood meal must be spray-dried in order to optimize starter pig performance. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Swine day, 1992 en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station contribution; no. 93-142-S en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service); 667 en_US
dc.subject Swine en_US
dc.subject Starter en_US
dc.subject Blood meal en_US
dc.subject Performance en_US
dc.title Blood meal source influences starter pig performance en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US 1992 en_US
dc.citation.epage 32 en_US
dc.citation.spage 30 en_US
dc.description.conference Swine Day, Manhattan, KS, November 19, 1992 en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid jnelssen en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid goodband en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid mtokach en_US

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