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A new type of card was sent out to pig breeders in Switzerland to be used as from 1 July 1983 to report the birth of litters with inherited defects, sired by AI boars. Of the 5352 cards (1/6 of all 1st inseminations) sent up to 30 June 1984, 62.6% were returned completed. For 105 Swiss Yorkshire...

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Mani, R.
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Mitteilungen des Schweizerischen Verbandes für künstliche Besamung und der Interessengemeinschaft Schweizerischer Besamungszüchter, 1985, 23, 2, pp 60-62
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Between 1950 and 1982, av. litter size at weaning of German Landraces increased from 8.6 to 9.5, number of piglets weaned per sow per year from 16.5 to 18.9, and preweaning piglet mortality was reduced from 18.3 to 7.6%. Between 1955 and 1982, av. daily gain increased from 769 to 812 g, feed...

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Schmidt, L.
Citation
Bayerisches Landwirtschaftliches Jahrbuch, 1983, 60, 7, pp 795-842
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Danish Landrace semen was imported into Switzerland in Dec. 1981 in order to introduce new bloodlines into the Swiss Improved Landrance breed, the previous importation having taken place in 1978 from the UK. Twelve boars were selected from a herd of 104 Danish Landrace boars, 4 of which were to be...

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Mitteilungen des Schweizerischen Verbandes für künstliche Besamung und der Schweizerischen Arbeitsgemeinschaft für künstliche Besamung, 1982, 20, 3, pp 112-115
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Mainly New Zealand Whites and Landrace crossbreds were used. Cornell University Extender and physiological saline solution + 20% egg yolk were both found to be suitable for short-term preservation of rabbit semen at an ambient temp. of 20 deg -25 deg C. When using either of these media, fertility...

Author(s)
Hahn, J.; Remmers, D.
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Zuchtungskunde, 1974, 46, 4, pp 309-314
Abstract

Data are tabulated on member societies, the number of registered animals according to breed and canton, and farrowing results and production according to litter number. In 22, 558 Swiss Yorkshire (S.Y.) and 12, 565 Swiss Improved Landrace (S.I.L.) litters, litter size and weight at birth averaged...

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Kleinviehzuchter, 1972, 20, pp 224-240; 265-269
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A.I. was successfully used in a breeding project for the production of miniature pigs for laboratory research. 75 ejaculates were collected from boars of the Sus scrofa ferus and Vietnamese types, and crosses of these, and yielded on average 133.9, 168.6 and 126.7 ml. resp. Methods of collection...

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SMIDT, D.; SCHEVEN, B.
Citation
Deutsche Tierarztliche Wochenschrift, 1964, 71, pp 324-327
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The following problems are discussed: semen collection, semen preservation, heat diagnosis and induction of mating reflex, and technique of insemination. Several diluents were tested, best results being obtained with the I.V.T. diluent. Some results are given of A.I. at the Friedland Experimental...

Author(s)
SMIDT, D.
Citation
Deutsche Tierarztliche Wochenschrift, 1964, 71, pp 369-375; 408-410
Abstract

There are about 5, 000, 000 goats in Greece; of these 4 .5 % belong to improved breeds such as the Saanen, Maltese and Toggenburg, 7. 3 % are indigenous crosses with the improved breeds, and the remainder are indigenous Landrace
Three ejaculates from each of 2 Saanen ♂♂ were pooled and divided into ...

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VLACHOS, K.; TSAKALOFF, P.
Citation
Berliner und Münchener Tierärztliche Wochenschrift, 1963, 76, pp 491-494
Abstract

Of 305 sows in the district around Munich inseminated with semen from 2 German Improved Landrace boars the 120-day N. R. rate was 61. 3%. By means of a questionnaire precise data were obtained on 221 sows. Of these 143 did not return to service (64. 7%), but later it was learned that only 99...

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HOFFMANN, H. H.; HOFFMANN, H.
Citation
Berliner und Münchener Tierärztliche Wochenschrift, 1963, 76, pp 209-210
Abstract

This paper amends, in three respects, earlier reports [A. B. A., 19, No. 1818] of atriploid boar born after artificial insemination of a sow with semen containing colchicine. The boar is now referred to as heteroploid (a more general term than triploid or polyploid); its sire is now stated to be a...

Author(s)
HlGGQVIST, G.; BANE, A.
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Kungliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar, 1951, 3, 2, pp 14 pp.

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