Effect of supplementing finishing pigs with different sources of chromium on performance and meat quality

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Peres, Louise Manha; Bridi, Ana Maria; Silva, Caio Abércio da; Andreo, Nayara; Barata, Cátia Chilanti Pinheiro; Dário, Julie Gabriela Nagi;
  • Publisher: Sociedade Brasileira de Zootecnia
  • Journal: Revista Brasileira de Zootecnia (issn: 1806-9290)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1590/S1516-35982014000700005
  • Subject: chromium-methionine | daily weight gain | glucose | inorganic chromium | feed conversion ratio | Animal culture | lipid oxidation | SF1-1100
    mesheuropmc: inorganic chemicals | otorhinolaryngologic diseases | technology, industry, and agriculture

The objective was to evaluate the dietary supplementation of different sources of chromium (inorganic: chromium sulfate and chelated: chromium-methionine) during the finishing period of pigs to obtain improvements in the animal performance, and carcass and meat quality.... View more