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Nutritional value of quality protein maize and food corn for starter and growth pigs

By: Sullivan, J.S.
Contributor(s): Bockholt, A.J [coaut.] | Gregg, E.J [coaut.] | Knabe, D.A [coaut.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelArticlePublisher: 1989Subject(s): Animal feeding | Feeds | Growth | Nutritive value | Plant nutrition | Swine | Zea mays AGROVOC In: Journal of Animal Science v. 67, no. 5, p. 1285-1296609884Summary: Growth traits with starter and grower pigs and a digestion trial were conducted to compare the nutritional value of Quality Protein Maize (QPM), food maize (large kernels and very hard endosperm) and conventional feed maize, QPM, food and feed maize contained 0.45, 0.31 and 0.29% lysine, respectively. Growth trials evaluated a QPM soyabean meal (SBM) diet formulated on a lysine basis (0.96% in starter and 0.7% in grower diets) and 4 diets arranged in a 2 (food maize vs. feed maize) X 2 (low vs. high SBM) factorial design. SBM was added in the same amount as in the QPM diet or was added to provide the lysine content ofthe QPM diet. Performance was similarCollection: Reprints Collection
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Article CIMMYT Knowledge Center: John Woolston Library

Lic. Jose Juan Caballero Flores

 

Reprints Collection REP-4802 (Browse shelf) 1 Available 609884
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Growth traits with starter and grower pigs and a digestion trial were conducted to compare the nutritional value of Quality Protein Maize (QPM), food maize (large kernels and very hard endosperm) and conventional feed maize, QPM, food and feed maize contained 0.45, 0.31 and 0.29% lysine, respectively. Growth trials evaluated a QPM soyabean meal (SBM) diet formulated on a lysine basis (0.96% in starter and 0.7% in grower diets) and 4 diets arranged in a 2 (food maize vs. feed maize) X 2 (low vs. high SBM) factorial design. SBM was added in the same amount as in the QPM diet or was added to provide the lysine content ofthe QPM diet. Performance was similar

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