oa Agroanimalia - The protein and energy requirements of the pregnant gilt. 1. Live mass gain

Volume 8, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 0302-7104



A study was undertaken to quantitate the response of the pregnant gilt to different protein and energy levels and ratios in terms of its gains in body mass, the chemical composition of the gains, foetal mass, foetal composition and reproductive tract mass and composition. In this paper, the first of three, the effect of dietary protein and energy levels on live mass gains in pregnancy is presented.

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