Limited feeding for growing-finishing swine

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dc.contributor.author Koch, B.A.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-04-28T17:54:34Z
dc.date.available 2011-04-28T17:54:34Z
dc.date.issued 2011-04-28
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/8516
dc.description.abstract Limiting daily feed intake during the last half of the growing-finishing period is a possible way to improve carcass characteristics of market pigs. A review of limited feeding trials conducted here and elsewhere leads to these conclusions regarding limited feeding: 1. It reduces growth rate 2. Reduces excess backfat but its effect on meaty hogs is questionable 3. Requires 10 to 30 days extra feeding 4. Requires feeding in small groups 5. May or may not improve feed efficiency 6. May produce a softer carcass The study reported below compared limited feeding with full feed, and dry feeding with wet feeding. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf 51st Annual Livestock Feeders’ Day, 1963-1964 Progress Report en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Bulletin (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station); 473 en_US
dc.subject Swine en_US
dc.subject Daily intake en_US
dc.subject Performance en_US
dc.subject Growing-finishing swine en_US
dc.title Limited feeding for growing-finishing swine en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1964 en_US
dc.citation.epage 28 en_US
dc.citation.spage 28 en_US
dc.description.conference 51st Annual Livestock Feeders’ Day, Kansas State University of Agriculture and Applied Sciences, Manhattan, Kansas, May 2, 1964 en_US


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