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Oat-Based Diets for Market Pigs in Deep-Bedded Hoop Barns

Authors: Mark S. Honeyman (Iowa State University) , Zebblin M. Sullivan (Iowa State University) , Wayne B. Roush (Iowa State University)

  • Oat-Based Diets for Market Pigs in Deep-Bedded Hoop Barns

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    Oat-Based Diets for Market Pigs in Deep-Bedded Hoop Barns

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Abstract

Diets with more fiber, or a lower energy density, may offset the increased feed intake of pigs in hoops and result in leaner pigs. Oats have more fiber and less energy than corn. The objective of this study was to determine the effect of oats in diets on the performance of finishing pigs in deep-bedded hoop barns.

Keywords: Animal Science

How to Cite:

Honeyman, M. S., Sullivan, Z. M. & Roush, W. B., (2003) “Oat-Based Diets for Market Pigs in Deep-Bedded Hoop Barns”, Iowa State University Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports 2002(1).

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Published on
01 Jan 2003
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