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- Doberenz, J.; Birkenfeld, C.; Kluge, H.; Eder, K.
- Journal of animal physiology and animal nutrition 2006 v.90 no.11-12 pp. 487-499
- piglets, etc ; DNA; birth weight; cholesterol; chorion; diet; fetus; free amino acids; free fatty acids; glucose; insulin-like growth factor I; insulin-like growth factor II; ketone bodies; lipid metabolism; nitrogen; nutritional adequacy; parturition; placenta; pregnancy; progesterone; sows; thyroid hormones; triacylglycerols; urea; Show all 24 Subjects
- ... Previous studies have shown that supplementation of sow diets with [smallcapital l]-carnitine increases the body weight of piglets at birth. This study was conducted to elucidate the reasons for this phenomenon. Three experiments with 24 (experiment 1), 40 (experiment 2) and 12 (experiment 3) sows were conducted. In all three experiments, sows were allotted to two groups which had free access to a ...
- Poel, A.F.B.; Thomas, M.; Richard, R.; Bosch, M.W.; Schouten, W.G.P.
- Journal of animal physiology and animal nutrition 1997 v.77 no.1-5 pp. 153-160
- piglets, etc ; energy content; experimental design; experimental diets; feed conversion; feed intake; feeds; flavor; gilts; ingredients; mixing; nutrient content; pellets; weight gain; Show all 14 Subjects
- ... SUMMARY: The pre-manufacture of separate diet ingredients into pellets and subsequent mixing the different pellets to a complete feed was examined as an alternative method to the routine manufacturing procedures. The main objective of the study was to compare the performance of piglets following ad libitum offering of diets composed of three different pellets. In a growth trial, feed intake and we ...