Effects of a soybean-free diet supplied to Italian heavy pigs on fattening performance, and meat and dry-cured ham quality

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Luca Sardi; Giuliano Zaghini; Giorgio Vignola; Eleonora Nannoni; Nico Brogna; Giovanna Martelli; Attilio L. Mordenti;
(2012)
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
  • Journal: Italian Journal of Animal Science (issn: 1594-4077, eissn: 1828-051X)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4081/ijas.2012.e80
  • Subject: MEAT QUALITY | Pig, Soybean-free diet, fattening performance, Meat quality, Cured ham | FATTENING PERFORMANCE | CURED HAM | Animal culture | SOYBEAN-FREE DIET | SF1-1100 | PIG
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The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of a diet containing non-conventional (i<em>.e. </em>alternative to soybean meal) vegetable protein sources on fattening performance, and meat and dry-cured ham quality of heavy pigs. Fifty-six (Landrace x Large White... View more