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The Methionine Requirement of Pigs from 25 to 50 kg

Dietary balance is crucial in swine operations in order to ensure pig performance is optimal. In most commercial swine diets, methionine is not a limiting amino acid so there have been less studies completed on it. In Canadian diets, protein sources are often peas and...

Water Usage by Grower-Finisher Pigs Using Dry and Wet/Dry Feeders

For environmental and financial reasons, water conservation is a concern for intensive swine operations. Wet/dry feeders may provide potential water savings by replacing dry feeders. Water usage of both feeders was recorded for grower-finisher swine. Wet/dry feeders reduced volume of slurry by 29% and water...