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Feed form, delivery influences gain:feed in finisher pigs

Feeding pellets in dry or wet/dry feeders may improve feed efficiency, but effect wasn't seen with pellets in liquid feeders.

There is no generally accepted optimal feed form and delivery method for feeding finisher pigs, so a group of researchers in Ireland set out to compare the effect of feed form and delivery method on feed microbiology and growth, gain-to-feed ratio and carcass quality of finisher pigs.

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