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Protein %

MattyMatty Junior Member
edited August 2015 in General Pig Health
Hi

Just wondered what the ideal protein % is for adult traditional/rare breed pigs over commercial breeds. Will they get everything they need from a maize, molasses, barley mix or should this only be used as supplementary feed

Cheers Matt

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  • blondeblonde Senior Member
    edited August 2015
    Matty wrote:
    Hi

    Just wondered what the ideal protein % is for adult traditional/rare breed pigs over commercial breeds. Will they get everything they need from a maize, molasses, barley mix or should this only be used as supplementary feed

    Cheers Matt

    finisher 14 - 16%

    Weaner 20 - 22 %

    grower 18 - 19%

    Lactating sow 14%

    Dry sow 16%
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