Astaxanthin Affects Carcass Characteristics But Not Growth Performance of Finishing Pigs

The performance of pigs fed astaxanthin was not different from that of pigs fed the control diet but the improved carcass characteristics could be economically beneficial to pork producers, according to J.R. Bergstorm and co-authors in a paper given at Kansas Swine Day 2009.
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