Effect of fat source and level on finishing pig performance

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dc.contributor.author Nichols, David A.
dc.contributor.author Hancock, Joe D.
dc.contributor.author Nelssen, Jim L.
dc.contributor.author Hines, Robert H.
dc.contributor.author Kropf, Donald H.
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dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/3531
dc.description.abstract Two hundred and forty finishing pigs were utilized to evaluate the effect of fat source and level on growing pig performance and carcass characteristics. Pigs were fed a milo-soybean meal diet balanced on a constant energy:lysine and energy:protein ratio. Dietary treatments were: 1) control; 2,3,4) 2.5, 5.0, or 7.5% added soybean oil; 5 and 6) 5.0 or 7.5% added tallow. In comparing pigs fed soybean oil to tallow, there were no significant effects on feed intake, average daily gain, or feed to gain ratio. Soybean oil additions compared to tallow resulted in carcasses with significantly more average backfat as well as 10th rib fat depth. In addition, carcass firmness was significantly reduced as level of soybean oil addition was increased compared with tallow addition. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Swine day, 1991 en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station contribution; no. 92-193-S en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service); 641 en_US
dc.subject Swine en_US
dc.subject G-F en_US
dc.subject Performance en_US
dc.subject Fat en_US
dc.subject Source en_US
dc.subject Carcass en_US
dc.title Effect of fat source and level on finishing pig performance en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1991 en_US
dc.citation.epage 80 en_US
dc.citation.spage 78 en_US
dc.description.conference Swine Day, Manhattan, KS, November 21, 1991 en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid dnichols en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid jnelssen en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid jhancock en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid dkropf en_US

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