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The effect of porcine somatotropin (pST) and gender on production parameters and tissue yield of pigs slaughtered at 135 kg live

  • 2009
  • Issue: 4
  • Volume: 39
E. Pieterse, I.C. Swarts and L.C. Hoffman Page: 286 - 295

Eighteen F1 crossbred (commercial-type terminal crosses) pigs (boars, barrows and gilts) with an initial weight of 27.2 ± 2 kg were used to investigate the effect of porcine somatotropin (pST) administered for six weeks prior to slaughter on production parameters…

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