Energy and protein metabolism of the Chinese pig.


Sixteen Chinese pigs (Meishan breed) from four litter outcome groups with initial weights ranging from 6 to 22 kg BW were used in a 28-d comparative slaughter experiment to determine the utilization of energy for maintenance and growth and the utilization of protein and amino acids (AA) by the Chinese pigs. Pigs were randomly allotted from litter outcome… (More)


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@article{Kinyamu1994EnergyAP, title={Energy and protein metabolism of the Chinese pig.}, author={H Karimi Kinyamu and R C Ewan}, journal={Journal of animal science}, year={1994}, volume={72 8}, pages={2068-74} }