Case Study Comparison of Three Styles of Swine Finishers Harmon, Jay Xin, Hongwei Harmon, Jay Baas, Tom Hoff, Steven Xin, Hongwei Hoff, Steven 2018-02-13T00:19:56.000 2020-07-02T07:00:31Z 2020-07-02T07:00:31Z Fri Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 1999 2012-08-18 1999
dc.description.abstract <p>Three styles of swine finishing facilities were compared to establish the economic benefit of each style of building. Styles included a curtain-sided finisher, a modified open front finisher, and a cargill unit. Information was collected on energy consumption, water consumption, animal performance, temperature performance, and carcass leanness. Preliminary results indicated the best feed efficiency occurred in the modified open front, whereas the lowest mortality occurred in the curtain-sided finisher. Temperature performance was much tighter in the curtain sided finisher than the other two building styles. A preliminary partial cost comparison indicated that the modified open front facility had the lowest cost with the curtain-sided and the modified open front both out performing the cargill unit</p>
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dc.subject.disciplines Agriculture
dc.subject.disciplines Animal Sciences
dc.subject.disciplines Bioresource and Agricultural Engineering
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dc.title Case Study Comparison of Three Styles of Swine Finishers
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