Expected Performance in Commercial Production

Nursery Performance Goals

Weight, lb Total Performance Estimated Cost†
Days From - To Diet Gain Feed ADG ADF F:G Per Ton Per Pig
12 4 - 8 SEW 4.0 4.0 0.33 0.33 1.00 475 $ 0.95
10 8 - 12 S1a 4.0 4.3 0.40 0.43 1.07 400 $ 0.85
10 12 - 17 S1b 5.0 5.7 0.53 0.60 1.14 310 $ 0.89
8 17 - 22 S2 5.0 6.1 0.63 0.77 1.22 225 $ 0.69
7 22 - 27 S2 5.0 6.5 0.71 0.93 1.30 225 $ 0.73
7 27 - 32 S3 5.0 6.9 0.77 1.06 1.38 150 $ 0.52
6 32 - 37 S3 5.0 7.3 0.83 1.22 1.46 150 $ 0.55
5 37 - 42 S3 5.0 7.7 1.00 1.54 1.54 150 $ 0.58
4 42 - 47 S3 5.0 8.1 1.25 2.02 1.62 150 $ 0.61
3 47 - 52 S3 5.0 8.4 1.67 2.82 1.69 150 $ 0.63
2 52 - 57 S3 5.0 8.8 2.50 4.41 1.76 150 $ 0.66
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49 12 - 52 40.0 56.8 0.82 1.16 1.42 $ 5.19
†Costs are based on projected ingredient, delivery, mixing, and pelleting costs.

Grow-Finish Performance Guidelines

Week Total, lb. Total, lb. Expected performance
Start Fin Intake Gain Daily feed, lb. Daily gain, lb Feed:gain
1 45 53 16.1 8.1 2.30 1.15 2.00
2 53 62 18.8 9.0 2.69 1.29 2.08
3 62 72 21.4 9.9 3.05 1.41 2.16
4 72 83 23.7 10.6 3.39 1.51 2.24
5 83 94 25.9 11.2 3.70 1.59 2.32
6 94 105 27.9 11.6 3.99 1.66 2.40
7 105 117 29.8 12.0 4.26 1.72 2.48
8 117 130 31.5 12.3 4.50 1.76 2.56
9 130 142 33.1 12.5 4.73 1.79 2.64
10 142 155 34.5 12.7 4.93 1.81 2.72
11 155 168 35.8 12.8 5.11 1.82 2.81
12 168 180 36.9 12.8 5.27 1.83 2.89
13 180 193 37.9 12.8 5.41 1.83 2.97
14 193 206 38.8 12.7 5.54 1.82 3.05
15 206 219 39.5 12.6 5.64 1.81 3.13
16 219 231 40.1 12.5 5.73 1.79 3.21
17 231 243 40.6 12.4 5.81 1.77 3.29
18 243 256 41.0 12.2 5.86 1.74 3.37
avg/tot 573 211 4.82 1.77 2.72

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