Protected Organic Acid Blends as an Alternative to Antibiotics in Finishing Pigs

  title={Protected Organic Acid Blends as an Alternative to Antibiotics in Finishing Pigs},
  author={Santi Devi Upadhaya and K. Y. Lee and I Hyeon Kim},
  journal={Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences},
  pages={1600 - 1607}
A total of 120 finishing pigs ([Yorkshire×Landrace]×Duroc) with an average body weight (BW) of 49.72 ±1.72 kg were used in 12-wk trial to evaluate the effects of protected organic acids on growth performance, nutrient digestibility, fecal micro flora, meat quality and fecal gas emission. Pigs were randomly allotted to one of three dietary treatments (10 replication pens with 4 pigs per pen) in a randomly complete block design based on their initial BW. Each dietary treatment consisted of… 

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