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This study investigates the relation between birth order (BO), birth weight (BW0), colostrum intake (CI), level of passive immunity and pre-weaning mortality of piglets. The animals used were 551 cross-bred piglets [Piétrain × (Large-White × Landrace)] born from 40 sows. Colostrum immunoglobulins G ...

Author(s)
Dividich, J. le; Charneca, R.; Thomas, F.
Publisher
Spanish National Institute for Agricultural and Food Research and Technology (INIA), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research, 2017, 15, 2, pp e0603
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The study was carried out on two different genetic groups of pig viz. Duroc and Hampshire maintained at pig breeding farm of National Research Centre on Pig, Guwahati. Effect of different genetic group and non-genetic factors (year and season of farrowing and parity) were estimated by least squares ...

Author(s)
Purabi Kaushik; Banik, S.; Naskar, S.; Barman, K.; Das, A. K.; Sarma, D. K.
Publisher
Agricultural Research Communication Centre, Karnal, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Animal Research, 2017, 51, 1, pp 179-181
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This study was conducted to find out the influence of pig breeds on growth performance and immunity during the pre-weaning period. The experimental designed consisted of a completely randomized design and was performed with a total of 892 piglets acquired from 105 Thai native (TN), Meishan (MS),...

Author(s)
Souphannavong, C.; Sringarm, K.
Publisher
International Society of Environmental and Rural Development, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
International Journal of Environmental and Rural Development, 2016, 7, 1, pp 22-28
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Data on body weight of Large White Yorkshire (50%) crosses (n=590) were recorded at weekly intervals from birth to weaning (8 weeks) for five filial generations and were and analysed by least-squares method. The overall mean birth weight was 1.03±0.01 kg. The birth weight gained significantly...

Author(s)
Devendran, P.; Gopinathan, A.; Murugan, M.; Cauveri, D.
Publisher
Agricultural Research Communication Centre, Karnal, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Animal Research, 2015, 49, 3, pp 284-287
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In a selection farm 372 farrowings from Landrace sows were controlled, while 1,362 farrowings from crossbreed Large White x Landrace sows from a production farm were also controlled. Both farms are located in Aragón (Spain) (40°,55′,31″N). In the two farms the mating-pregnancy and maternity...

Author(s)
Galé, I.; Izaquirre, M.; Grandía, J.; Daza, A.
Publisher
Asociación Interprofesional para el Desarrollo Agrario, Zaragoza, Spain
Citation
XVI Jornadas sobre Producción Animal, 19 y 20 de mayo de 2015, Zaragoza, España. Tomo I & II, 2015, pp 390-392
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The growth performance of hybrid piglets was studied during the suckling period. The piglets came from 21 litters, born by French hybrid sows (Y), ((Tai Zumu × Landrace) × Large White) inseminated by five terminal boars imported from France (D), (Large White × Pietrain). The following...

Author(s)
Zapryanova, I.
Publisher
Academic Publishing House of the Agricultural University, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Citation
Agrarni Nauki, 2014, 6, 16, pp 95-100
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Data on body weights of 232 piglets of Large White Yorkshire crosses 50 (n=70) and 75 (n=162) per cent belonging to F3 generation were recorded from birth to weaning at weekly intervals at the AICRP on Pigs of Livestock Research Station, Kattupakkam. The preweaning growth rates as Average Daily...

Author(s)
Cauveri, D.; Devendran, P.; Sivakumar, T.
Publisher
Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, Kuliyapitya, Sri Lanka
Citation
Wayamba Journal of Animal Science, 2014, 6, pp 927-929
Abstract

Previous studies indicate that Chinese indigenous pig breeds demonstrate distinct pattern of glucocorticoid receptor (GR) expression, which is associated with their unique growth and metabolic phenotypes. Here we sought to unravel the transcriptional mechanisms underlying the breed-specific hepatic ...

Author(s)
Zou HuaFeng; Jiang Zheng; Li RunSheng; Jia YiMin; Yang XiaoJing; Ni YingDong; Zhao RuQian
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2013, 8, 8, pp e70494
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The body weights of Large White Yorkshire (LWY) crosses (50 and 75 per cent) were analysed at weekly intervals from birth to weaning. The overall birth weight was 1.16±0.01 kg. The 75 per cent LWY cross had significantly (P<0.01) higher birth weight than 50 per cent cross. The mean body weights...

Author(s)
Cauveri, D.; Sivakumar, T.; Devendran, P.
Publisher
Agricultural Research Communication Centre, Karnal, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Animal Research, 2009, 43, 2, pp 130-132
Abstract

The aim of this study was to investigate piglet preweaning survival and its relationship with a total merit index (TMI) used for selection of Large White terminal boars for dry-cured ham production. Data on 13,924 crossbred piglets (1,347 litters), originated by 189 Large White boars and 328 Large...

Author(s)
Cecchinato, A.; Bonfatti, V.; Gallo, L.; Carnier, P.
Publisher
American Society of Animal Science, Savoy, USA
Citation
Journal of Animal Science, 2008, 86, 10, pp 2486-2495

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