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The objective of the present study was to determine the influences of temperature, humidity, and temperature-humidity index (THI) on piglet preweaning mortality in a conventional open-housing system commercial swine herd in Thailand. The analyzed data included 11,157 litters from 3574 Landrace ×...

Author(s)
Nuntapaitoon, M.; Tummaruk, P.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2018, 50, 4, pp 857-864
Abstract

In the modern swine industry, the number of piglets born alive per litter is dramatically increasing due to genetic improvement of litter traits. However, knowledge on post-partum management is inadequate to reduce piglet preweaning mortality. The present study aimed to investigate piglet...

Author(s)
Nuntapaitoon, M.; Tummaruk, P.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2015, 47, 8, pp 1539-1546
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The present study aims to determine pre-weaning mortality (PWM) rate of piglets in a commercial swine herd in Thailand in relation to season, number of litter mates, sow's parity number, and piglet's birth weight. Data were collected from 8,874 litters born during a period from January 2009 to...

Author(s)
Nuntapaitoon, M.; Tummaruk, P.
Publisher
Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand
Citation
Proceedings of the 51st Kasetsart University Annual Conference, Bangkok, Thailand, 5-7 February 2013, 2013, pp O213
Abstract

The fetal growth is rapid during the last trimester of gestation in sows and hence sow nutrition during this period is important for fetal growth and development. During the last decade, studies reported that L-arginine HCl supplementation during gestation increased sow and piglet performances....

Author(s)
Nuntapaitoon, M.; Muns, R.; Theil, P. K.; Tummaruk, P.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2018, 121, pp 27-34
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Author(s)
Tummaruk, P.; Nuntapaitoon, M.; Muns, R.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
Citation
Thai Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2017, 47, Supplement, pp S17-S20
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Author(s)
Nuntapaitoon, M.; Mun, R.; Tummaruk, P.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
Citation
Thai Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2016, 46, Supplement, pp 183-184