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Carcass traits and cutting yields of entire and immunocastrated pigs fed increasing protein levels with and without ractopamine hydrochloride supplementation
(American Society of Animal Science, 2015)
The objective of this study was to determine the effects of increasing balanced protein, with and without ractopamine hydrochloride (RAC), in the finisher diets of immunocastrates on their carcass cutting yields and ...
Castration of male livestock and the potential of immunocastration to improve animal welfare and production traits : invited review
(South African Society for Animal Science, 2017-09-15)
Growing consumer awareness about animal welfare has led to the assessment of the impact of common farming practices, such as physical castration, on animal well-being under production conditions. Physical castration is ...
Application of immunocastration in a commercial Dohne Merino ram flock before weaning
(South African Society for Animal Science, 2019-01-03)
The influence of pre-weaning immunocastration on the growth, incidences of reaction to vaccination, serum testosterone concentration and slaughter performance of ram lambs was determined and compared to that of physically ...