Growth Rate and Feed Intake of Purebred Berkshire Pigs Housed in Hoop Buildings in Iowa

Castrated male Berkshire pigs grew faster and consumed more feed but the gilts were more efficient at converting feed to gain in this research at Iowa State University investigating the growth patterns of this rare breed kept in simple housing in Iowa in summer and winter.
calendar icon 12 June 2014
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