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Abstract

This paper discusses the analysis of seasonal infertility in sows and its economic effects. Focus is given on the possible causes of seasonal infertility and its effects on litter size, artificial insemination success, reproductive disorders and culling of sows.

Author(s)
Hühn, U.; Leiding, C.
Publisher
Besamungsverein Neustadt a.d. Aisch e.V., Neustadt a.d. Aisch, Germany
Citation
Zuchtwahl und Besamung, 2012, No.168, pp 57-59
Abstract

In 2000, 4 600 000 sows in Germany were inseminated, and 95.8% of inseminations were carried out by farmers. An account is given of the effects of breed, AI station and inseminator on litter size, the heritability of age at first oestrus, ovulation rate, piglet mortality, litter size at birth and...

Author(s)
Leiding, C.
Publisher
Besamungsverein Neustadt a.d. Aisch e.V., Neustadt a.d. Aisch, Germany
Citation
Zuchtwahl und Besamung, 2004, No.152, pp 56-58