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In 2 trials in Denmark in 1995 and 1996, around 2700 mink females were fed at a low, standard or high level from the end of April until the end of May. For females in the 3 groups, the incidence of obese kits among their progeny was 8.6, 7.9 and 9.6% respectively, the body weight of male kits at 42 ...

Author(s)
Hejlesen, C.
Citation
Dansk Pelsdyravl, 1998, 61, 4, pp 180-181
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Data on 54 273 mink litters, born in 1996 to females of 4 colour types at 58 farms in Denmark, were analysed in an attempt to investigate the effects of age and genotype of dam, litter size, date of birth and the amount of feed provided to dams during gestation on the incidence of obesity, which...

Author(s)
Chriél, M.
Citation
Dansk Pelsdyravl, 1997, 60, 4, pp 196-198
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274 mink dams were given extra water twice daily during the preweaning period, and 287 controls were not given extra water. For experimental ♀♀, litter size at birth and at weaning at 42 days averaged 7.0 and 6.86 resp. vs. 6.8 and 6.64 for controls, and at 42 days dam body weight averaged 964 g...

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Risager, H. J.
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Dansk Pelsdyravl, 1993, 56, 4, pp 149
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Data on production at 23 mink farms in Denmark, each with 125- 3000 breeding ♀♀, were analysed. For Scan Black ♀♀ housed in sheds with 2 or >2 rows of cages, the percentage of ♀♀ failing to produce a litter was 8.9±2.9 and 12.8±6.2% resp., litter size averaged 5.5±0.3 and 5.2±0.3 at birth and...

Author(s)
Møller, S.
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Dansk Pelsdyravl, 1992, 55, 11, pp 506-508
Abstract

For 8046 Oxford Down, Shropshire, Leicester, German Whiteheaded Mutton, Texel, Dorset, Rygja and Gotland sheep in 291 flocks, recorded in Denmark in 1988, the percentage of stillbirths was 11.5, 5.2, 4.4, 8.7, 6.2, 7.9, 4.5 and 4.1, lamb mortality from birth to 2 months of age was 6.6, 3.7, 4.7,...

Author(s)
Ranvig, H.; Petersen, P. H.
Citation
Tidsskrift for Fǻreavl, 1989, 54, 3, pp 60-62
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For 1413 Oxford Down, Shropshire, Leicester, German Whiteheaded Mutton, Texel, Dorset, Rygja and Swedish Fur Sheep lambs born in 269 flocks in Denmark in 1987, the percentage of stillbirths was 10.3, 4.7, 5.4, 5.5, 6.6, 10.0, 5.2 and 2.7 resp. and total mortality to weaning was 16.9, 8.6, 12.6,...

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Ranvig, H.; Petersen, P. H.; Jensen, A. M.
Citation
Tidsskrift for Fǻreavl, 1988, 53, 7, pp 5-9
Abstract

Work carried out on the effects of genetic and environmental factors and nutrition on fertility in ewes and lamb viability is discussed, with special reference to conditions in Denmark.

Author(s)
Frederiksen, J. H.
Citation
Tidsskrift for Fǻreavl, 1988, 53, 2, pp 16-20
Abstract

Chinchilla females at 3 Danish farms were fed rabbit pellets, Danish chinchilla pellets or German chinchilla pellets, all containing 19% protein. In the 3 groups, litter size at birth averaged 3.4, 3.2 and 3.4 resp., and kit mortality 16.8, 24.2 and 14.8%.

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Laursen, B.
Citation
Dansk Pelsdyravl, 1979, 42, 4, pp 166
Abstract

For 89 chinchilla females in Denmark fed rabbit pellets with 19% protein, the number of kits per female averaged 3.4 at birth and 2.8 at weaning v 3.2 and 2.4 resp. for 85 females fed chinchilla pellets with 19% protein. In the 2 groups, kit mortality averaged 16.8 and 24.2% resp.

Author(s)
Laursen, B.
Citation
Dansk Pelsdyravl, 1980, 43, 4, pp 190
Abstract

Data on 120 Standard mink females and their offspring were analysed. For females aged 1 yr, the percentages of stillborn kits and kit mortality to 24 days of age were 4.8 and 39.2 resp. v 5.1 and 26.9 for older females . Litter size at birth averaged 5.2 for young females and 5.9 for older females...

Author(s)
Pedersen, H.
Citation
Dansk Pelsdyravl, 1979, 42, 4, pp 149-154

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