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Aguilera-Soto, JI; Mendez-Llorente, F; Lopez-Carlos, MA; Ramirez, RG; Carrillo-Muro, O; Escareno-Sanchez, LM; Medina-Flores, CA.
(2014): EFFECT OF FERMENTABLE LIQUID DIET BASED ON TOMATO SILAGE ON THE PERFORMANCE OF GROWING FINISHING PIGS
INTERCIENCIA. 2014; 39(6): 428-431.

Abstract:
This study was performed to evaluate the use of tomato silage as part of a fermentable liquid diet for growing finishing pigs. Thirty two crossbreed (Duroc x York) male pigs of 27 +/- 3 days age and 8.4 +/- 1.3kg body weight (BW) were randomly assigned to one of two diets: diet 1, basal diet with 30% (DM basis) of tomato silage (TS); and diet 2, basal diet with 30% (DM basis) of wet brewers grains (WBG) as control. Growth and carcass characteristics were measured. The average daily weight gain (ADG) was improved (P<0.05) in pigs fed TS diet at 0-40 and 40-80 days feeding periods. Pigs on TS diet grew faster (P<0.05) than pigs on WBG diet. Carcass characteristics were unaffected (P>0.05) by TS addition. It is concluded that tomato silage can be added at 30% DM basis in fermentable liquid diets of growing-finishing pigs, because this diet improved growth performance without affect carcass characteristics.
Authors BOKU Wien:
Escareno Sanchez Luis Manuel
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