Impact of Ractopamine Hydrochloride on Growth, Efficiency and Carcass Traits of Finishing Pigs

The use of the beta-agonist, ractopamine, was found to increase hot carcass weight in pigs increasingly during the trial period of 35 days although its beneficial effects on growth diminished after 21 days, according to a new study from the US.
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