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Table 3 Results of body weight (BW), average daily gain (ADG) and the time to reach market BW (T105) by Treatment and Sex, for the light (L) piglets in Trial 2

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

Item Treatmenta Sexb SEM P-value
LSp LStd. F M Treatment Sex
Body weight, kg
 BW64 18.5 18.2 18.2 18.5 0.222 0.667 0.933
 BW83 29.6 28.7 29.2 29.1 0.351 0.001 0.593
 BW104 45.5 43.1 44.6 43.9 0.519 0.001 0.090
 BW125 63.9 60.3 62.3 62.0 0.735 <.0001 0.283
 BW146 81.0 77.2 79.0 79.3 0.892 <.0001 0.938
 BW163 92.7 89.5 90.8 91.4 1.029 <.0001 0.479
Average daily gain, g/d
 ADG64_83 d 586.5 552.3 579.0 558.9 12.2 0.001 0.050
 ADG64_104 d 676.0 622.0 661.1 636.9 10.2 <.0001 0.004
 ADG64_125 d 745.2 690.6 722.8 713.0 10.4 <.0001 0.289
 ADG64_146 d 762.9 720.2 741.2 741.9 9.8 <.0001 0.915
 ADG64_163 d 749.3 720.5 733.4 736.5 9.7 <.0001 0.513
Time to market BW, d
 T105c, d 181.5 186.2 184.7 183.0 1.18 0.005 0.306
  1. aTreatment (LSp: specific or LStd: standard)
  2. bSex of the animals (F: females, M: entire males)
  3. cT105, for time to reach market BW, fixed at 105 kg (measured in d). Data refers only to light pigs (n = 543)