Technical review of the energy and protein requirements of growing pigs : food intake

  title={Technical review of the energy and protein requirements of growing pigs : food intake},
  author={Colin T Whittemore and David M. Green and Pieter W. Knap},
Food intake in pigs is highly variable across different production circumstances. This report concludes from a critical review of published observations that it was unrealistic to expect from the scientific literature purporting to express nutrient requirement any reasonable prediction of the particular food intake of groups of pigs. None the less, such knowledge is essential for the practical purposes of their day-to-day nutrition. The literature does however yield general principles from… CONTINUE READING
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