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Table 2 Results of Body weight (BW) and average daily gain (ADG) by Treatment and Sex in Trial 1

From: Strategies to improve the growth and homogeneity of growing-finishing pigs: feeder space and feeding management

Item Treatmenta Sexb SEM P-value
HD LD F M Treatment Sex
Body weight, kg
 BW92 32.7 33.2 33.0 33.0 0.288 0.095 0.999
 BW121 53.1 55.5 54.0 54.5 0.504 <.0001 0.329
 BW154 80.2 82.1 80.1 82.2 0.752 0.022 0.011
Average daily gain, g/d
 ADG64_92 d 568.3 586.6 577.5 577.5 10.3 0.095 0.997
 ADG64_121 d 636.0 678.1 652.5 661.6 8.8 <.0001 0.329
 ADG64_154 d 704.9 725.2 703.7 726.5 8.4 0.022 0.015
  1. aTreatment (HD or high density, equivalent to 5.5 pigs / feeder space; LD low density, equivalent to 2.2 pigs/feeder space)
  2. bSex of the animals (F: females, M: entire males). The BW at 64 days is not included here because was included as a covariate in the model