Pig producers need to record pig performance (and feed intake if possible). Thus they should be able to identify both the pig’s performance status and causes of poor performance, like for instance low feed intake or high variation in growth rate within the herd. It could save thousands of euros a year.
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Keywords: arini, pig, growth, feed