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Environment - Air - Water Use and Conservation
Free fatty acids and sterols in swine manure
Free fatty acids and sterols were assessed in fresh manure and anaerobic lagoon sludge from swine production facilities in North Carolina. Eight free fatty acids and five sterols were identified and...
Environment - Air - Water Use and Conservation
Water intake and wastage at nipple drinkers by growing-finishing pigs
Three experiments were conducted to assess water intake, water wastage, and a means to decrease water wastage by growing-finishing pigs from nipple drinkers. In Exp. 1, 48 pigs were studied during ...
Environment - Air - Water Use and Conservation
Impact of feeders and drinker devices on pig performance, water use, and manure volume
Objective: To determine the impact of feeder and drinker designs on pig performance, water use, and manure volume. Methods: Experiment One compared a wet/dry feeder to a dry feeder with...
Environment - Air - Water Use and Conservation
A method to evaluate appropriate nipple drinker flow rates for pigs
A method was developed for measuring how different water flow rates from nipple drinkers affect the actual rates of water intake and spillage by pigs. A combination of video and electronic techniques...
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