The Effect of High Doses of Vitamins C , E , and Beta-carotene in Pigs Feed on Carcass and Meat Quality

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The use of high doses of vitamins C, E and beta-carotene in pig diets had a positive effect on daily gains and feed conversion per kg weight gain. Vitamin C was the least efficient, while vitamin E had the greatest effect on meat quality. Vitamin E supplement improved the oxidative stability of meat to a greater extent than did vitamin C. Beta-carotene… (More)

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