Weighing affects short-term feeding patterns of growing-finishing pigs

N. R. Augspurger, M. Ellis

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Abstract

Data from two experiments were analyzed to determine the effect of weighing on the feeding patterns of growing-finishing pigs. Pigs had reduced feed intake on the day of weighing compared to before and after the weigh day through reduction in either feed intake per visit or number of feeder visits.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)445-448
Number of pages4
JournalCanadian Journal of Animal Science
Volume82
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 2002

Keywords

  • Feeding patterns
  • Pig
  • Weighing

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Food Animals
  • Animal Science and Zoology

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