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The value of feather meal as a protein supplement for growing pigs

  • R. S. Barber (a1), R. Braude (a1), A. G. Chamberlain (a1), Zena D. Hosking (a1) and K. G. Mitchell (a1)...


The results of a nitrogen balance experiment with growing pigs have shown that 5 % feather meal was inferior to 7 % white-fish meal, when both supplements supplied the same amount of total crude protein in a barleyweatings- minerals-vitamins ration.

A comparative feeding trial in which white-fish meal was partially replaced by feather meal in the diets given to growing pigs gave inconclusive results.



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Animal Science
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