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Data on feed science described by S.M. Hodgkinson et al
August 18th, 2008
According to recent research from Valdivia, Chile, "The objective of the current study was to compare the digestible energy (DE) contents of maize, oats and alfalfa meal between European wild boar (Sus scrofa L.) and the domestic pig (S. scrofa domesticus, Landrace x Large White). Six pure wild boar (S. scrofa L.) and six domestic pigs (Landrace x Large White) with liveweights (mean +/- S.E.M.) of 26 +/- 0.6 and 21 +/- 1.1 kg, respectively, were fed diets at a daily level of 0.10 x metabolic body weight (W-0.75)."
"The diets included a base diet and three experimental diets containing 700 g basal diet/kg and 300 g maize, oats or alfalfa meal/kg; all animals received all...
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Source: Agriculture Business Week (2008-08-18)