Now showing items 1-3 of 3
The effect of feeder system and diet on welfare, performance and meat quality, of growing-finishing Iberian × Duroc pigs under high environmental temperatures
(Livestock Science, 2020-02-12) Benestar Animal; Nutrició Animal; Qualitat i Tecnologia Alimentària
The present study investigated the replacement of 5% of starch (ST) by 5% of sunflower oil (SO), with or without feed restriction, in the diet of growing-finishing Iberian × Duroc pigs exposed to heat ...
To Provide a Double Feeder in Growing Pigs Housed under High Environmental Temperatures Reduces Social Interactions but Does Not Improve Weight Gains
(Animals, 2020-11-30) Benestar Animal; Qualitat i Tecnologia Alimentària
Heat stress and competition for food are two major challenges in pigs reared in intensive conditions. The aim of the present work was to study the e ect of providing a double feeder for pigs reared ...
Effect of environmental temperature, floor type and breed on skatole and indole concentrations in fat of females, immuno-castrated and entire males
(Livestock Science, 2018-11-29) Benestar Animal; Nutrició Animal
The present study was divided in two different trials. The aim of the first trial was to determine if the thresholds of detection of skatole and indole are achieved in females and in males vaccinated ...