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The primary controller of weaned pig output is the successful breeding of enough females in the breeding week. The number of females available for breeding is dependent on the number of sows weaned sows and service-ready gilt availability. Primiparous (P1) sows often have longer wean-estrus...

Author(s)
Kirkwood, R. N.; Rensis, F. de
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
Citation
Thai Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2016, 46, 1, pp 1-7
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The present study has been conducted to compare the effects of intrauterine infusion of dead boar semen on the reproductive performance at succeeding estrus and its effect of the number of piglets born and born mummify in properly gestation crate adapted gilts. In this study 525 gilts have been...

Author(s)
Mazzoni, C.; Scollo, A.; Tonon, F.; Gherpell, M.; Bonilauri, P.; Rensis, F. de
Publisher
Società Italiana di Patologia ed Allevamento dei Suini (SIPAS), Montichiari, Italy
Citation
Atti della Società Italiana di Patologia ed Allevamento dei Suini, XL Meeting Annuale, Montichiari, Italia, 27-28 Marzo 2014, 2014, pp 233-240
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Two experiments were performed to examine sow fertility following the preweaning injection of gonadotropin, In experiment 1, sows received PG600 2 days preweaning (PW2), on the day of weaning (W) or received no injection and served as controls (CT1). Compared to controls, the injection of PG600...

Author(s)
Rensis, F. de; Benedetti, S.; Silva, P.; Kirkwood, R. N.
Publisher
Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Animal Reproduction Science, 2003, 76, 3/4, pp 245-250