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Table 5 Effects of different dietary fats on growth performance of finishing pigs, Exp. 2d

From: Supplementation of different fat sources affects growth performance and carcass composition of finishing pigs

Item Dietary treatmente SEM P-value
Control 6% SBO 6% CWG 6% Palm oil 6% AVB 6% Tallow   Diet Control vs. Fatf
 Initial BW, kg 73.26 74.11 72.80 73.48 73.28 71.48 0.711 0.18 0.72
 D 19 BW, kg 94.77 97.49 98.48 98.74 96.89 96.41 1.212 0.23 < 0.05
 Final BW, kg 127.53 129.12 130.40 132.63 130.03 128.90 1.721 0.43 0.16
Phase I (d 0 to 19)
 ADG,g kg 1.132c 1.230bc 1.352a 1.329ab 1.243b 1.312ab 0.038 < 0.05 < 0.01
 ADFI,g kg 3.208 3.107 3.150 3.298 3.092 3.211 0.066 0.67 0.52
 G:Fg 0.357b 0.399a 0.428a 0.406a 0.411a 0.411a 0.012 < 0.01 < 0.01
Phase II (d 20 to 47)
 ADG,g kg 1.170 1.130 1.140 1.210 1.184 1.160 0.041 0.91 0.69
 ADFI,g kg 3.877a 3.353c 3.457c 3.690ab 3.539bc 3.494bc 0.079 < 0.01 < 0.01
 G:Fg 0.302b 0.336a 0.329a 0.328a 0.334a 0.332a 0.007 < 0.01 < 0.01
Overall
 ADG,g kg 1.155 1.170 1.226 1.259 1.208 1.222 0.032 0.87 0.53
 ADFI,g kg 3.654a 3.271c 3.355c 3.559ab 3.390bc 3.399bc 0.067 < 0.05 < 0.01
 G:Fg 0.322b 0.360a 0.367a 0.357a 0.362a 0.362a 0.007 < 0.01 < 0.01
  1. a,b,cWithin a row, means without a common superscript differ (P < 0.05)
  2. dData are least squares means of 8 observations per treatment
  3. eSBO Soybean oil, CWG Choice white grease, AVB Animal-vegetable blend
  4. fP-value for control vs. fat was based on contrast analyses between control diet and the average of other 5 diets added with fat
  5. gADFI Average daily feed intake, ADG Average daily gain, G:F Gain:feed