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Selection for efficient lean growth on restricted feeding. A preliminary analysis of genotype by environment interaction.

Nguyen, N.H. and McPhee, C.P. and Daniels, L.J. (2000) Selection for efficient lean growth on restricted feeding. A preliminary analysis of genotype by environment interaction. In: Congress of the Asian-Australian Association for Animal Production Societies and Australian Society of Animal Production, Animal Production for a Consuming World, 2000, University of New South Wales, Sydney.

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Abstract

It is concluded that a genotype x feeding regime interaction is present for growth rate in pigs. Thus performance testing on restricted feeding will lead to the selection of some animals on growth rate which would not have been selected had ad libitum feeding been used.

Animal production for a consuming world : proceedings of 9th Congress of the Asian-Australasian Association of Animal Production Societies [AAAP] and 23rd Biennial Conference of the Australian Society of Animal Production [ASAP] and 17th Annual Symposium of the University of Sydney, Dairy Research Foundation, [DRF]. 2-7 July 2000, Sydney, Australia.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information:Reproduced with permission the Australian Society of Animal Production [ASAP] and of author, Dr Cameron McPhee. © AAAP 2000. Asian-Australasian Association of Animal Production and Australian Society of Animal Production.
Keywords:Pigs; Selection; Restricted feeding; Growth rate; Ad libitum feeding; GxE.
Subjects:Animal culture > Feeds and feeding. Animal nutrition
Deposited On:01 Apr 2004
Last Modified:13 Aug 2010 15:08

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