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Spreadsheets, User's Guide, and Case Studies for Nutrient Requirements of Swine

Subcommittee on Swine Nutrition; Committee on Animal Nutrition; National Research Council

To complement Nutrient Requirements of Swine you can download additional resources for free (see below). Download an Excel workbook with a computer model for determining nutrient requirements, a PDF of the user guide for the computer models, and a PDF or RTF document of a series of case studies that are designed to help users understand the scope and limits of the models.

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Computer models to determine the nutrient requirements of swine

The computer models enable the calculation of nutrient requirements of starting and growing-finishing pigs and of sows during gestation and lactation. The programs also enable the user to examine diet adequacy and to calculate nutrient excretion.
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User guide to the computer model (PDF)

The user guide fully explains how to run the computer models on various different types of computers.
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Case studies (PDF)

A series of case studies is designed to help users understand the use and application of the computer models.
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Case studies (RTF)

The RTF version of the case studies allows instructors and others to modify the case studies to suite their individual circumstances.
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