Changes in the relative thickness of individual subcutaneous adipose tissue layers in growing pigs

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BACKGROUND The thickness of the subcutaneous fat layer is an important parameter at all stages of pig production. It is used to inform decisions on dietary requirements to optimize growth, in gilts to promote longevity and finally to assist in the calculation of payments to producers that allow for general adiposity. Currently for reasons of tradition and… (More)

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@article{McEvoy2007ChangesIT, title={Changes in the relative thickness of individual subcutaneous adipose tissue layers in growing pigs}, author={Fintan J. McEvoy and Anders Bjerring Strathe and Mads T Madsen and Eiliv Svalastoga}, journal={Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica}, year={2007}, volume={49}, pages={32 - 32} }