Wetscherek


Die Bodenkultur - Journal for Land Management, Food and Environment

W. WETSCHEREK, W. ZOLLITSCH and F. LETTNER:

Use of toasted or extruded faba beans (ViCia faba L.) in diets for pig fattening

Summary

An experiment was conducted to evaluate the effects of the use of 21 % rau, toasted or extruded faba beans in diets for pig fattening. In the feeding trial there were three groups with 12 pigs in each group. The trial was started at 30 kg and ended at 100 kg live weight.

Regarding the criteria of fattening and slaughter performance no significant differences were found between groups.

Key-words: pig fattening, faba bean, extruded, toasted.