Feed additives and feed efficiency in the pork industry

Published on: 09/05/2020
Author/s : F.R. Dunshea1,2, T-Y. Hung 1,2, H. Akit1,2 and C.V. Rikard-Bell1,3 (1CRC for an Internationally Competitive Pork Industry; 2 Department of Agriculture and Food Systems, Melbourne School of Land and Environment, The University of Melbourne; 3 Murdoch University, Australia)

Summary Although metabolic modifiers that require daily injection, such as porcine somatotropin, are available for the Australian pork industry, producers are interested in the potential of orally administered compounds to improve body composition, especially to reduce fat depth. The purpose of this review is to discuss dietary additives that can be used to manipulate growth, body composition or ...

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