Effects of Increasing Salt Concentrations on Growth Performance of Pigs Weighing 60 to 140 lb

Published on: 08/05/2020
Author/s : D.J. Shawk 1, S.S. Dritz 2, M.D. Tokach 1, R.D. Goodband 1, J.C. Woodworth 1 and J.M. DeRouchey 1. / 1 Kansas State University; 2 Department of Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University.

Introduction Sodium and chloride are involved in several of the body’s processes, such as the sodium potassium pump and osmotic regulation. Traditionally, the most common source of Na and Cl in swine diets is added salt. Hagsten et al. noted improvements in ADG and F/G when at least 0.10% of salt was added to corn-soybean meal diets for pigs from 40 to 200 lb. However, Alcantara et al. repo...

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August 5, 2020
Is this paper available in the metric system? Thanks
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