Sprinkling pigs improves rate of gain and feed conversion in heat stress tests
AuthorsR. L. Givens
S. R. Morrison
Authors AffiliationsR. L. Givens is Agricultural Engineer, USDA, Agricultural Research Service, AERD; S. R. Morrison is Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural Engineering, University of California, Davis; Hubert Heitman, Jr., is Professor, Department of Animal Science, University of California, Davis.
Hilgardia 24(7):14-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v024n07p14. July 1970.
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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