Effects of Added Zinc in Diets with Ractopamine on Growth Performance, Carcass Characteristics and Zinc Concentrations in Plasma, Loin and Liver of Finishing Pigs

As in previous studies, the addition of ractopamine hydrochloride (RAC) improved the growth and carcass performance of finishing pigs, according to C.B. Paulk and co-authors at the 2013 Kansas Swine Day. Adding zinc to the finisher diets containing RAC did not improve overall performance.
calendar icon 28 March 2014
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