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Record number 408248
Title Dose-response relationships between dietary copper level and growth performance in piglets and growing-finishing pigs and effect of withdrawal of a high copper level on subsequent growth performance
Author(s) Jongbloed, A.W.; Bikker, P.; Thissen, J.T.N.M.
Source Lelystad : Wageningen UR Livestock Research (Report / Wageningen UR Livestock Research 483) - 18
Department(s) Livestock Research
LR - Backoffice
Biometris (PPO/PRI)
Publication type Research report
Publication year 2011
Keyword(s) varkenshouderij - varkensvoeding - biggenvoeding - koper - voedertoevoegingen - groeianalyse - pig farming - pig feeding - piglet feeding - copper - feed additives - growth analysis
Categories Feed Composition and Quality / Pigs
Abstract This study showed a clear optimum level at approx. 150 mg added Cu per kg feed on growth performance of pigs from 5 to 25 kg. Reduction of a high to a low Cu dose in the feed may hamper overall growth performance compared with the negative control group.
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