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Table 4 Results of body weight (BW), average daily gain (ADG) and the time to reach market BW (T105) by Treatment and Sex, on a Group (G) basis

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

Item Treatmenta Sexb SEM P-value
G1 G2 F M Treatment Sex
Body weight, kg
 BW64 20.6 20.6 20.6 20.6 0.245 0.897 0.972
 BW83 32.4 32.2 32.5 32.1 0.341 0.512 0.452
 BW104 48.4 47.4 48.2 47.6 0.454 0.004 0.462
 BW125 67.1 65.0 66.1 66.1 0.575 0.000 0.966
 BW146 84.0 82.2 82.8 83.4 0.653 0.000 0.242
 BW163 96.2 94.1 94.8 95.5 0.721 <.0001 0.492
Average daily gain, g/d
 ADG64_83 d 618.7 609.6 626.2 602.1 8.0 0.212 0.004
 ADG64_104 d 695.2 668.9 689.3 674.7 6.8 0.000 0.040
 ADG64_125 d 761.8 728.0 745.0 744.8 6.7 0.000 0.978
 ADG64_146 d 773.0 750.3 758.0 765.3 6.1 <.0001 0.223
 ADG64_163 d 763.4 741.8 749.1 756.1 5.8 <.0001 0.219
Time to market BW, d
 T105c, d 175.5 179.1 178.3 176.3 0.858 0.003 0.092
  1. aTreatment refers to “Group” treatment (G1: Group1 for the Sp treatment or G2: Group 2 for the Std treatment)
  2. bSex of the animals (F: females, M: males)
  3. cT105, for time to reach market BW, fixed at 105 kg (measured in d). The two groups presented in the Table (G1 and G2) refers to the whole population of pigs (n = 1067)