Effects of Ractopamine Feeding Programmes on Growth and Carcasses of Finishing Pigs

A new study reveals that the beta-agonist, ractopamine, can be fed in a step-up feeding programme, even when the pigs are marketed one month after the start of the treatment. These pigs performed as well as and had similar carcass results to those on a continuous-dose regime.
calendar icon 13 June 2013
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