Table 5. Hull-less Oat-Base 28-Day Pig Starter Performance.

   
Corn Ctrl.
Diet 1
Diet 2
Diet 3
Diet 4
         
   

22%DW 7.5% 6%SDAP

22% DW 7.5% L
6% SDAP

22% DW 7.5% L
2% SDAP SPC, SDBM

29% DW
4.5% SDAP

29%W.
1.5% P.
2% S. 
1% BM

Corn Ctrl. 
vs
H-Wxy Barley Base

22% Whey vs 
29% Whey

An. Plasma vs 
Protein Comb

Interaction

S. E.

PHASE 1
(0-7Days)

Starting Weight, lb.

11.6

11.4

11.7

11.6

11.5

_

_

_

_

_

Ending Weight, lb.

12.7

13.1

13.5

13.6

13.0

_

_

_

_

_

Gain, lb.

1.14

1.67

1.75

1.96

1.50

NS

NS

NS

NS

0.29

ADG, lb

0.16

0.24

0.25

0.28

0.21

NS

NS

NS

NS

0.04

Feed/Head, lb.

2.36

2.38

2.90

2.56

2.19

NS

NS

NS

0.03

0.18

ADFI, lb.

0.34

0.34

0.41

0.37

0.31

NS

NS

NS

0.02

0.03

G : F , lb.

0.49

0.70

0.62

0.76

0.68

NS

NS

NS

NS

0.11

Feed Cost/lb. of Gain, $$

0.64

0.44

0.48

0.35

0.36

0.03

NS

NS

NS

0.18

PHASE 2
(7-14 Days)

Starting Weight, lb.

12.7

13.1

13.5

13.6

13.0

_

_

_

_

-

Ending Weight, lb.

17.6

17.1

17.3

17.6

17.2

_

_

_

_

-

Gain, lb.

4.90

4.04

3.75

4.00

4.17

0.04

NS

NS

NS

0.35

ADG, lb.

0.70

0.58

0.54

0.57

0.60

0.04

NS

NS

NS

0.05

Feed/Head, lb.

6.02

5.33

5.31

5.44

5.52

NS

NS

NS

NS

0.45

ADFI, lb.

0.86

0.76

0.76

0.77

0.79

NS

NS

NS

NS

0.06

G : F, lb.

0.81

0.77

0.71

0.74

0.76

NS

NS

NS

NS

0.05

Feed Cost/lb. of Gain, $$

0.24

0.26

0.26

0.25

0.24

NS

NS

NS

NS

0.01

PHASE 3
(14-21 Days)

Starting Weight, lb.

17.6

17.1

17.3

17.6

17.2

_

_

_

_

_

Ending Weight, lb.

23.3

22.5

22.1

22.6

22.7

_

_

_

_

_

Gain, lb.

5.71

5.42

4.79

5.00

5.50

NS

NS

NS

NS

0.44

ADG, lb.

0.81

0.77

0.69

0.71

0.79

NS

NS

NS

NS

0.06

Feed/Head, lb

8.94

8.42

7.63

7.77

8.74

NS

NS

NS

NS

0.82

ADFI, lb.

1.28

1.20

1.09

1.11

1.25

NS

NS

NS

NS

0.12

G : F, lb.

0.64

0.64

0.63

0.64

0.63

NS

NS

NS

NS

0.03

Feed Cost/lb. of Gain, $$

0.19

0.17

0.18

0.18

0.18

NS

NS

NS

NS

0.19

PHASE 4
(21-28 Days)

Starting Weight, lb.

23.3

22.5

22.1

22.6

22.7

_

_

_

_

_

Ending Weight, lb.

30.8

29.0

27.7

30.2

30.5

_

_

_

_

_

Gain, lb.

7.47

6.46

5.58

7.63

7.75

NS

0.08

NS

NS

0.86

ADG, lb.

1.07

0.92

0.80

1.09

1.11

NS

0.08

NS

NS

0.12

Feed/Head, lb

12.8

11.2

12.4

12.7

12.1

NS

NS

NS

NS

0.93

ADFI, lb.

1.83

1.60

1.77

1.81

1.73

NS

NS

NS

NS

0.13

G : F, lb.

0.58

0.58

0.45

0.60

0.64

NS

0.05

NS

NS

0.05

Feed Cost/lb. of Gain, $$

0.21

0.20

0.26

0.19

0.18

NS

0.07

NS

NS

0.02

COMB 
(0-28 DAYS)

Gain, lb.

19.2

17.6

16.0

18.6

19.0

NS

NS

NS

NS

1.45

ADG, lb.

0.69

0.63

0.57

0.66

0.68

NS

NS

NS

NS

0.05

Feed/Head, lb.

30.1

27.3

28.2

28.5

28.6

NS

NS

NS

NS

1.80

ADFI, lb.

1.08

0.98

1.01

1.02

1.02

NS

NS

NS

NS

0.06

G : F, lb.

0.64

0.64

0.56

0.65

0.66

NS

0.08

NS

NS

0.03

Feed Cost/lb. Of Gain, $$

0.24

0.23

0.26

0.22

0.20

NS

0.01

NS

0.07

0.24