ABSTRACT.


MIGUEL GODOY F.1, ALEJANDRO SKOKNIC K.1, SERGIO CORNEJO V.1, ALBERTO DAVIDOVICH Z.2, JUAN GUILLERMO ROSA W.3 Y JUAN JOSÉ ROMERO T.3
 

An experiment was carried out on the spring 1967, to study the effect oftype of floor on pig performance during growth and fattening period (from 32 to 110 Kg. body weight).
Three treatments were included as follows: concrete floor, wooden floor and concrete floor with wheat straw as litter. Individual daily body weight gain, feed consumption and feed effieiency on group basis were measured. Temperature and relative humidity were recorded daily.
No significant differences between the treatments studied was found.

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1 Médicos Veterinarios, Departamento de Producción Animal. Facultad de Ciencias Pecuarias y Medicina Veterinaria. Universidad de Chile. Casilla 5539, Santiago, Chile.
2 Médico Veterinario. Proyectos Producción Animal. Estación Experimental La Platina. Instituto de Investigaciones Agropecuarias.
3 Ing. Agr. e Ing. Agr., M. S., respectivamente. Proyectos Producción Animal, Estación Experimental La Platina. Instituto de Investigaciones Agropecuarias.