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Adult intact male pig

Boar

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Adult female pig that has babies

Sow

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Young female pig

Gilt

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Castrated male pig

Barrow

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What is the first most limiting nutrient in pigs

Water

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What is the second most limiting nutrient

Energy

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What is the most expensive part of a pigs diet

Protein

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main source of energy in a pigs diet

carbohydrates and oils/fats

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Why is fiber in the diet important?

protect against bacterial infections

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What is the first limiting AA?

Lysine

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What are the required AA?

arginine, histidine, isoleucine, lysine, methionine. . .

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most diets are based on ___ meal due to its higher lysine content

Soybean