Table 17. Three pelleted rations on concrete and 2 on pasture, 1959
Concrete-NDAC Concrete-Com'cl. Concrete-DES
Lot 1 Lot 2 Lot 3 Lot 4 Lot 5 Lot 6
No. pigs per lot 10 7* 9* 8 10 8
Av. initial wt. 49.5 36.4 49.3 36.5 49.9 36.5
Av. final wt. 186.5 186.4 196.4 182.2 201.7 203.2
Av. daily gain 1.34 1.29 1.44 1.26 1.49 1.44
Days on feed 102 116 102 116 102 116
Feed per 100 lb. gain 366 368 372 371 365 345
Feed cost per 100 lb. gain $9.92 $9.97 $11.90 $11.87 $9.89 $9.35

Table 17. Cont'd
Pasture-NDAC Pasture-Com'cl.
Lot 7 Lot 8 Lot 9 Lot 10
No. pigs per lot 10 8 10 7*
Av. initial wt. 49.7 37.1 49.9 37.0
Av. final wt. 184.5 188.2 193.4 192.1
Av. daily gain 1.32 1.30 1.41 1.34
Days on feed 102 116 102 116
Feed per 100 lb. gain 384 343 330 354
Feed cost per 100 lb. gain $10.41 $9.30 $10.56 $11.33
4 lot averages of:
Av. daily gain Feed/100 gain
NDAC and commercial on concrete
1.33
369
NDAC and commercial on pasture
1.34
353
All pigs on NDAC supplement
1.31
365
All pigs on Commercial ration
1.36
357
2 lot averages on concrete of:
NDAC
1.31
367
DES
1.46
355
Commercial
1.35
371
*One pig lost due to erysipelas in these lots.