Effect of a long-term exposure to concentrated sucrose and maltodextrin solutions on the preference, appetence, feed intake and growth performance of post-weaned piglets

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Guzmán-Pino, Sergio A.; Solà-Oriol, David; Figueroa, Jaime; Dwyer, Dominic M.; Pérez, José F.;
(2015)

Commercial pigs display an innate attraction for sweet taste compounds. However, the impact of long-term availability to supplementary carbohydrate solutions on their general feeding behavior has not been examined. In this work we assess the effect of 12-days exposure t... View more
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