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Methane emissions from different forms of pig fattening



Methane emissions from different forms of pig fattening



Landbauforschung Volkenrode 48(1): 26-34



Methane emissions were measured for different forms of pig fattening during 1993-7. Ten pigs for each experiment were kept inside stables (effectively aerated closed boxes) during fattening periods of 100-110 days, keeping consistent conditions for feeding, aeration, manure management etc. There were 3 similar boxes available in the stable, meaning that it was possible to run 3 experiments simultaneously.

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