Patterns of Drinking Water Use

By Michael C. Brumm, Extension Swine Specialist, Northeast Research and Extension Center. Nebraska Swine Report 2006 : The amount of drinking water needed daily by the pig depends on numerous influences, including temperature, diet, stage of production and health. Within a 24-hour period under thermal-neutral conditions, grow-finish and gestating swine demonstrate a peak in water usage in late afternoon while lactating females consume water more consistently throughout the day.
calendar icon 15 May 2006
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