**Basic biological requirements for growing
pigs - Western Australian 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.

Assumptions:

Water | Water intake is 1 litre per 10 kg | ||||||||||

Feed | Feed intake is 4% of body weight | ||||||||||

Floor |
Floor requirement is 0.03*bwt^{0.67}
-WA 2008 regulations |
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Growth rate is = -0.6971*x4+16.089*x3-131.04*x2+529.68*x-211.25 where x=(age in weeks-2)/2 | |||||||||||

Transport | Transport - WA 2003 regulations | ||||||||||

Air |