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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 ...
Computed tomography evaluation of gilt growth performance and carcass quality under feeding restrictions and compensatory growth effects on the sensory quality of pork
(Livestock Science, 2020-04-15) Genètica i Millora Animal; Nutrició Animal; Qualitat i Tecnologia Alimentària
Restricted feed can affect the body composition of pigs. Body composition can be studied non-destructively in live pigs using computed tomography (CT). The objective was to investigate the effect of ...
Effects of Exogenous 6-Phytase (EC 18.104.22.168) Supplementation on Performance, Calcium and Phosphorous Digestibility, and Bone Mineralisation and Density in Weaned Piglets
(Animals, 2021-06-15) Nutrició Animal; Qualitat i Tecnologia Alimentària
Phosphorus (P) is an essential mineral for growing piglets, which is poorly accessible in vegetable feedstuffs as it is stored as phytates. Thus, phytase supplementation is essential to increase P ...