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The height and body length of 456 boars of different breeds, from 3 A.I. centers, with ages ranging from 8 to 98 months were measured. The mean testis to snout length of all boars was 195.4±12.5 cm with a range of 54 cm. The withers height (91.6±6.4 cm) ranged from 76 to 107 cm and the shoulder...

Author(s)
Rohrmann, S.; Hoy, S.
Publisher
Verlag Eugen Ulmer GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Züchtungskunde, 2004, 76, 4, pp 262-271
Abstract

In the first 6 months of 1997, the number of sows inseminated in Switzerland was 39 592 vs. 69 151 for the whole year in 1996, and 87.5% of sows were inseminated by their owners. Semen from Swiss Edelschwein (SE), Swiss Improved Landrace, Hampshire, Hampshire × SE and Duroc boars was used for 65.5, ...

Author(s)
Mani, R.
Citation
KB-Mitteilungen, 1997, 35, 3, pp 42-43
Abstract

Of 50 sows in Switzerland, inseminated in 1993 with frozen-thawed semen from 9 Swiss Edelschwein, 4 Swiss Improved Landrace and 3 Duroc boars, 54, 67 and 60% respectively conceived, and the number of liveborn piglets per sow averaged 9.8, 6.2 and 10.0; the traits were significantly affected by boar.

Author(s)
Gäperli, R.; Mani, R.
Citation
Kleinviehzüchter, 1994, 42, 13, pp 757-760
Abstract

In the German Federal Republic, pig numbers in Dec. 1986 (24 503 000) were 0.9% higher than in Dec. 1985. Of sows that were performance-tested in 1986, 25 250 000 were German Landraces, and they averaged 20.8 piglets born per sow per year and 19.3 reared; corresponding figures for Piétrains were 9...

Publisher
Arbeitsgemeinschaft Deutscher Schweineerzeuger e.V., Bonn, German Federal Republic
Citation
Zahlen aus der Deutschen Schweineproduktion 1986., 1987, pp 120 pp.
Abstract

In the German Federal Republic, pig numbers in Dec. 1985 (24 282 000) were 2.8% higher than in Dec. 1984. Of sows that were performance tested in 1985, 26 370 were German Landraces, and they averaged 20.6 piglets born per sow per yr and 19.0 reared; corresponding figures for Piétrains were 8261,...

Publisher
Arbeitsgemeinschaft Deutscher Schweineerzeuger e.V., Bonn, German Federal Republic
Citation
Zahlen aus der Deutschen Schweineproduktion 1985., 1986, pp 104pp.

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