Masters Theses

Date of Award


Degree Type


Degree Name

Master of Science


Animal Husbandry

Major Professor

Charles S. Hobbs

Committee Members

Harold J. Smith, Lewis H. Dickson


The purposes of this experiment were: (1) to compare and evaluate the effect of ear corn, shelled corn and a complete mixed ration when fed to growing and finishing swine; (2) to further determine the effect of each one on rate of gain; (3) to compare the feed efficiency of each type of feed in terms of total pounds required and the total cost of each; and (4) to determine the effect of each type of feed on backfat thickness.

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