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.

   Missing: Microsoft Office Web Components
 
This page requires the Microsoft Office Web Components.

Click here to install Microsoft Office Web Components..

This page also requires Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01 or higher.

Click here to install the latest Internet Explorer.
 

Assumptions:

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              
Air