Management Economics

Heat Lamp Usage by Neonatal Piglets

Authors
  • Hongwei Xin (Iowa State University)
  • H. Zhou (Iowa State University)
  • Dwaine S. Bundy (Iowa State University)

Abstract

Dynamic heat lamp usage (HLU) of neonatal piglets exposed to 250W, 175W, and 125W heat lamps was measured during four production seasons. The 24-hour HLU patterns were measured at one and two weeks of age for each production season, and expressed as the percentage of litter mates using the heat lamp. HLU was significantly higher (P

Keywords: ASL R1394

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Xin, H., Zhou, H. & Bundy, D. S., (1997) “Heat Lamp Usage by Neonatal Piglets”, Iowa State University Animal Industry Report 1(1).

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Published on
01 Jan 1997
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