Basic biological requirements for growing pigs - Canadian Example
Place a 1 in the top red box to determine the calculation method - either using the weight of the pig or the age of the pig
Next indicate the weight or age of the pig under question.
You can also select which type of flooring is being used, fully or partially slatted or even solid flooring.
|Water||Water intake is 1 litre per 10 kg|
|Feed||Feed intake is 4% of body weight|
|Floor||From the Animal Care Assessment 2006|
|Growth rate is = -0.6971*x4+16.089*x3-131.04*x2+529.68*x-211.25 where x=(age in weeks-2)/2|