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Effects of different pig houses on indoor environmental parameters and growth performance of growing and finishing pigs

Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan

Citation:  2012 IX International Livestock Environment Symposium (ILES IX)  ILES12-1421.(doi:10.13031/2013.41568)
Authors:   Anguo Chen, Xuping Wang, Guoqi Liang, Qihua Hong, Caimei Yang
Keywords:   Keywords: growing and finishing pigs, removable pig house, fixed pig house, indoor environmental parameters, growth performance

Lack of organic fertilizer and land resources has become one serious problem in large-scale farming. Meanwhile, the problems of occupying cultivated land and accumulating slurry and pathological microorganisms exist in large-scale pig farms with general fixed pig houses. A type of removable pig house that was designed to solve the problems for raising growing-finishing pigs can be handily constructed directly on the farm land that is otiose or the crops have been harvested and disassembled and relocated after the pigs sold into the market.

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