Baby pigs are born with a minimal store of usable energy, primarily in the form of fat and glycogen. These stores are rapidly depleted after birth. It is generally thought that less than 15% of liver glycogen, which is the mostly is the most important store for usable energy, is present 24 hours after birth.
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Agricultural Experiment Station, South Dakota State University
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