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Phosphorus requirements of growing-finishing pigs


October 13, 2009  by Marg Land

pigs01October 13, 2009 – A
challenge in animal production today is to raise livestock within new
environmental rules and regulations.


October 13, 2009 – A
challenge in animal production today is to raise livestock within new
environmental rules and regulations.

Although most states in
the United States regulate swine waste application based on nitrogen
concentration, more are changing to phosphorous-based regulations. Reevaluation
of phosphorous requirements of swine is an important step in minimizing its
excretion.

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