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Table 4 Effect of dry feeding and liquid feeding on milk production in lactating sows

From: Evaluation of dry feeding and liquid feeding to lactating sows under high temperature environment

Criteria Treatment SEM a P-value
Dry feeding Liquid feeding
Milk production b
 Milk dry matter, g 114.81 106.25 3.002 0.16
 Milk production, g 603.98 550.60 18.715 0.16
Milk energy content
 Milk (0-21d) b, kcal/g 755.35 701.15 18.987 0.16
 Colostrum c, cal/100g 137.77 151.94 8.009 0.41
 Milk (21d) c, cal/100g 121.02 104.74 4.303 0.05
  1. a Standard error of mean
  2. b Equations from Noblet and Etienne [11]
  3. - Milk production (g) = 2.50 × piglet ADG (g) + 80.2 × initial piglet BW (kg) + 7
  4. - Milk DM (g) = 0.401 × piglet ADG (g) + 12.9 × initial piglet BW (kg) + 19
  5. - Milk energy (kcal) = 2.54 × piglet ADG (g) + 78.7 × initial piglet BW (kg) + 153
  6. c Equations from Perrin [17]
  7. - Milk energy (cal/100gl) = 9.11 fat(%) + 5.86 protein(%) + 3.95 lactose(%)