Indian Journal of Animal Research

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Indian Journal of Animal Research, volume 48 issue 4 (august 2014) : 395-397


MVAN. Suryanarayana*, J. Suresh
1AICRP on Pigs, Sri Venkateswara Veterinary University College of Veterinary Science, Tirupati – 517 502, India
Cite article:- Suryanarayana* MVAN., Suresh J. (2024). EFFECT OF CITRIC ACID SUPPLEMENTATION ON GROWTH AND NUTRIENT UTILIZATION IN THE DIET OF CROSSBRED PIGS. Indian Journal of Animal Research. 48(4): 395-397. doi: 10.5958/0976–0555.2014.00463.4.
In a completely randomized design,  24 crossbred (LWY X Desi) male pigs (16.4±0.25 kg) were divided at random into 4 equal groups to study the effect of supplementing(%) citric acid at 0.6 (T1),0.9 (T2) and 1.2 (T3) and 0 (T4) to the grower (15-35 kg) ration on nutrient digestibility, nitrogen balance and growth performance. The digestibility of DM, CP, NFE and N retention were higher (P
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