Nutrition

Effects of Reduced Nitrogen Content and Clinoptilolite Supplementation of Diets on Growth Performance, Nitrogen Excretion, and Odor Production

Authors
  • G. Uygongco (Iowa State University)
  • Dean R. Zimmerman (Iowa State University)
  • Dwaine S. Bundy (Iowa State University)

Abstract

Feeding growing-finishing pigs diets with reduced (four percentage units) protein concentrations did not reduce odor intensity of the excreta. There was, however, a trend for reduced odor intensity from excreta from pigs fed diets that included 2% clinoptilolite.

Keywords: ASL R1663

How to Cite:

Uygongco, G., Zimmerman, D. R. & Bundy, D. S., (2000) “Effects of Reduced Nitrogen Content and Clinoptilolite Supplementation of Diets on Growth Performance, Nitrogen Excretion, and Odor Production”, Iowa State University Animal Industry Report 1(1).

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Published on
01 Jan 2000
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