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Reducing variability in weight of pigs

Large variations in weight of pigs within groups at slaughter can lead to either an inefficient use of resources, as some pigs have to be retained longer than others, or large variation in carcass weight, which is a problem for the processor.



This article can also be found in Pig Progress Volume 21 number 2. To view the article online simply click on the link below.

Pig Progress, volume 23, no.6 2007

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