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.
|Water||Water intake is 1 litre per 10 kg|
|Feed||Feed intake is 4% of body weight|
|Floor||Floor requirement is 0.03*bwt0.67 -WA 2008 regulations|
|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|