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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

For 9326, 2399 and 406 sows, inseminated with semen from Swiss Edelschwein, Swiss Improved Landrace and Hampshire AI boars respectively, the average NR rate was 84.7, 86.6 and 86.5%, and the number of liveborn piglets per litter averaged 10.6, 10.6 and 9.8. The average incidence of piglets with...

Author(s)
Mani, R.
Citation
KB-Mitteilungen, 1995, 33, 4, pp 44-46
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

Of 56 Swiss Improved Landrace and 105 Swiss Edelschwein sows inseminated with fresh semen from Finnish Landrace boars, 76.78 and 76.19% resp. farrowed. For 43 and 80 litters from sows of the 2 breeds, litter size averaged 10.74 and 11.37 respectively, and the total number of stillborn piglets was...

Citation
Kleinviehzüchter, 1993, 41, 17, pp 893-894