The Effects of Dietary Coconut Oil Supplementation on Swine Growth, Health and Carcass Characteristics
Fowler, Makayla, LVT
Weikert, Ben, PhD
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While the use of coconut oil as a health and nutritional supplement continues to dominate the world of human nutrition, the application of this natural product may have benefits to the meat production and livestock industries. Since oil supplements have been proven to be a viable supplement in poultry diets, there arises an opportunity to utilize the benefits of oil supplementation in other animal rations, particularly in monogastric swine.