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Table 6 Effect of rapeseed meal on growing pigs performance (Exp.2)a

From: Net energy of corn, soybean meal and rapeseed meal in growing pigs

Item Basal EP-RSMb SE-RSMc SEM P-value
10% 20% 10% 20%
Initial BW, kg 35.9 36.0 36.1 36.1 36.1 2.0 0.99
Final BW, kg 62.0 62.2 61.3 61.0 61.5 2.4 0.99
ADFI, g/d 2,093 2,059 1,996 2,019 2,086 75 0.86
ADG, g/d 929 937 901 891 910 24 0.64
G:F 0.446 0.458 0.454 0.442 0.436 0.010 0.71
NE intake, MJ/d 21.96 21.58 20.91 20.60 20.69 0.78 0.68
Caloric efficiency, MJ/kg
 DE 31.93 31.24 31.60 31.47 31.16 0.72 0.95
 ME 30.80 30.10 30.39 30.21 29.77 0.70 0.88
 NE 23.60 23.00 23.16 23.13 22.78 0.53 0.86
  1. a A total of 175 pigs were used in an 28-d study. There were five pigs per pen and seven pens per treatment
  2. bEP-RSM, expelled press rapeseed meal
  3. cSE-RSM, solvent extracted rapeseed meal