Strategies for the optimisation of finishing places
Research partners: Harper Adams University
Sponsors: AHDB Pork
Aims and objectives
- To improve the efficiency of pig production in the final finisher phase by having clear strategies for pen emptying
- To determine daily live weight gain, food conversion ratio and daily feed intake for groups of finisher pigs from 70-100kg live weight
- To investigate the effects of drawing pigs for slaughter from a pen on the performance of the remaining pigs
- To devise a spreadsheet for an optimal management system.
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