Effect of a low-growth rate on the frequency of osteochondrosis in Danish Landrace pigs (short communication)


To determine the importance of feeding a low energy but high fiber containing feed ratio on the incidence of Osteochondrosis (OCD) in young Danish Landrace pigs 24 piglets were fed a low energy (788.6 joules/kg) but high fiber ration during the growth period up till 5.5 months of age. Nine piglets were fed the same feed until they had a weight of 89 94 kg… (More)


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