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Record number 338813
Title Energie- en eiwitbehoefte van biologisch gehouden vleesvarkens
Author(s) Krimpen, M.M. van; Peet-Schwering, C.M.C. van der
Source onbekend : Praktijkonderzoek Veehouderij (PV) (PraktijkRapport / Animal Sciences Group : Varkens ) - 20
Department(s) Research Institute for Animal Husbandry
Publication type Research report
Publication year 2004
Keyword(s) biologische landbouw - varkenshouderij - energieopname - varkensstallen - energiebehoeften - voederconversievermogen - organic farming - pig farming - energy intake - pig housing - energy requirements - feed conversion efficiency
Categories Pigs / Feed Composition and Quality
Abstract In this literature review, the differences in energy and protein requirement between organic and conventional growing finishing pigs were studied. In general, the environmental temperature in organic pig facilities is lower than in conventional ones. By way of compensation, organic pigs have higher energy requirements. On average, organic pigs have a higher feed intake and a unfavourable feed conversion ratio.
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