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Sprinkling pigs improves rate of gain and feed conversion in heat stress tests

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R. L. Givens, USDA, Agricultural Research Service, AERD
S. R. Morrison, Department of Agricultural Engineering, University of California, Davis
Hubert Heitman, Department of Animal Science, University of California, Davis

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California Agriculture 24(7):14-14.

Published July 01, 1970

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Spray applications of only 0.09 gallons of water per hour per pig resulted in significant increases in rate of gain and improved feed conversion under the conditions of this test for heat stress relief.

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Sprinkling pigs improves rate of gain and feed conversion in heat stress tests

R. L. Givens, S. R. Morrison, Hubert Heitman
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Sprinkling pigs improves rate of gain and feed conversion in heat stress tests

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Authors

R. L. Givens, USDA, Agricultural Research Service, AERD
S. R. Morrison, Department of Agricultural Engineering, University of California, Davis
Hubert Heitman, Department of Animal Science, University of California, Davis

Publication Information

California Agriculture 24(7):14-14.

Published July 01, 1970

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Spray applications of only 0.09 gallons of water per hour per pig resulted in significant increases in rate of gain and improved feed conversion under the conditions of this test for heat stress relief.

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