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Integral Sugar Cane in the feeding of growing swine (30-60 kg) Cana-de-açúcar integral na alimentação de suínos em crescimento (30-60 kg)

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Author(s): Mariana Duran Cordeiro | Rita da Trindade Ribeiro Nobre Soares | Rony Antonio Ferreira | José Brandão Fonseca | Edenio Detmann | Maria Beatriz Mercadante

Journal: Revista Brasileira de Saúde e Produção Animal
ISSN 1519-9940

Volume: 10;
Issue: 3;
Date: 2009;
Original page

ABSTRACT
The experiment was carried at the Swine Sector of the Animal Husbandry and Animal Nutrition Laboratory of North Rio de Janeiro State University. The objective was to evaluate the performance of swine fed diets containing sugar cane. A total of 40 Large White x Landrace cross bred pigs, 30 kg initial medium weight, were randomly distributed in 20 pens, with two animals in each experimental unit. The treatments were five experimental diets: T1= Controls diet; T2= Controls diet, with replacement of 15% of the diet by sugar cane; T3= Controls diet with correction of P, Ca and lysine levels and replacement of 15% of the diet by sugar cane; T4= Controls diet, with replacement of 30% of the diet by sugar cane; T5= Controls diet with correction of P, Ca and lysine levels and replacement of 30% of the diet by sugar cane. Data on daily fed consumption, daily weight gain, feed conversion and bionutricional index – IBN were evaluated. Pigs fed with sugar cane had higher (P
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