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Productive aspects of pigs fed forage cactus silage associated with feed restriction

  • 2018
  • Issue: 4
  • Volume: 48
G.M. Araújo, T.D.D. Martins, P.E.N. Givisiez, L.A.F. Pascoal, R.S. Oliveira, A.C. Oliveira, J.H.V. Silva & R.R. Guerra Page: 705 - 716

This study aimed to evaluate the use of silage of forage cactus (Opuntia ficus-indica Mill) in diets for finishing pigs. Two experiments were conducted: the first for digestibility and the second for performance. In the performance trial, the quantitative levels…

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Production performance of pigs reared in different systems and fed increased energy content diets with or without green alfalfa

  • 2016
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 46
W.J. Kozera, K. Karpiesiuk, D. Bugnacka, J. Falkowski & W. Milewska Page: 70 - 76

The objective of this study was to determine the effects of various feeding and housing systems on fattening performance, slaughter value and biochemical serum parameters in growing-finishing pigs. The experimental material comprised 90 growing-finishing pigs, divided into six groups of…

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