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Space allowances for hogs grown in confinement


T. E. Bond
H. Heitman
L. Hahn
C. F. Kelly

Authors Affiliations

T. E. Bond is Agricultural Engineer, AERD; Hubert Heitman, Jr., is Professor of Animal Husbandry and Animal Husbandman, Agricultural Experiment Station, University of California, Davis; LeRoy Hahn is Agricultural Engineer, AERD; C. F. Kelly is Professor of Agricultural Engineering and Agricultural Engineer, Agricultural Experiment Station, Davis.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 16(12):9-10. DOI:10.3733/ca.v016n12p9. December 1962.

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“Confined” hogs given 20 square feet of space each, gained weight more rapidly than those allowed 5 or 10 square feet each, in recent tests at Davis. However, the cost of extra space must be balanced against net returns for optimum profit.

Bond T, Heitman H, Hahn L, Kelly C. 1962. Space allowances for hogs grown in confinement. Hilgardia 16(12):9-10. DOI:10.3733/ca.v016n12p9
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