Effects of increasing hominy feed in diets on finishing pig performance

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dc.contributor.author Potter, M. L.
dc.contributor.author Jacela, J. Y.
dc.contributor.author Tokach, Michael D.
dc.contributor.author DeRouchey, Joel M.
dc.contributor.author Goodband, Robert D.
dc.contributor.author Nelssen, Jim L.
dc.contributor.author Dritz, Steven S.
dc.date.accessioned 2009-11-12T17:08:03Z
dc.date.available 2009-11-12T17:08:03Z
dc.date.issued 2009-11-12T17:08:03Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/2129
dc.description.abstract A total of 1,035 finishing pigs (initially 79.4 lb) were used in an 84-d growth trial to evaluate the effects of increasing hominy feed on finishing pig growth performance. Pens of pigs were blocked by average initial pig BW and randomly allotted to 1 of 4 dietary treatments (10 pens per treatment) with initial weights balanced across the treatment groups. Treatments were increasing levels (0%, 12.5%, 25%, and 37.5%) of corn hominy feed added to a corn-soybean meal-based diet. All treatment diets were fed in 4 phases, and hominy feed inclusion was constant among phases. Increasing hominy feed resulted in a linear decrease (P < 0.01) in ADG and ADFI from d 0 to 84. Regardless of treatment, there was no difference (P > 0.35) in F/G. The lower feed consumption and poorer growth performance resulted in pigs fed diets containing any level of hominy feed weighing less than pigs fed standard corn-soybean meal-based diets at the end of the trial. These data indicate that adding corn hominy feed as an alternative ingredient in swine diets is a viable option; however, a decrease in performance should be considered when deciding if it is cost-effective to include hominy feed in finishing diets. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Swine day, 2009 en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station contribution; no. 10-014-S en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service); 1020 en_US
dc.subject Alternative ingredient en_US
dc.subject Hominy feed en_US
dc.subject Growth en_US
dc.subject Swine en_US
dc.title Effects of increasing hominy feed in diets on finishing pig performance en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 2009 en_US
dc.citation.epage 173 en_US
dc.citation.spage 168 en_US
dc.description.conference Swine Day, Manhattan, KS, November 19, 2009 en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid dritz en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid mtokach en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid jderouch en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid goodband en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid jnelssen en_US


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