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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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The performance and meat quality of Bonsmara steers raised in a feedlot, on conventional pastures or on organic pastures

  • 2008
  • Issue: 4
  • Volume: 38
J. Esterhuizen, I.B. Groenewald, P.E. Strydom and A. Hugo Page: 303 - 314

The effects of production system (feeding regime and time on feed) on growth performance, yield and economics and the effects of feeding regime, pre-slaughter treatment and electrical stimulation on meat quality were evaluated. Sixty Bonsmara steers were divided into three…

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