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Over 4100 pigs were weighed after birth. Preweaning mortality decreased from 78% for the 2% of pigs weighing less than or equal to 0.6 kg to 25% for the 8% weighing less than or equal to 1.0 kg, 14% for the 19% weighing less than or equal to 1.4 kg, and 4% for the 2% weighing >2.0 kg. 20% of the ...

Lynch, P. B.; Kearney, P. A.; O'Grady, J. F.
An Foras Taluntais., Dublin, Irish Republic
Irish Republic, Agricultural Institute, Dublin: Animal production. Report from Dunsinea, Moorepark and Western Research Centres, Research report 1979., 1980, pp 65-66

Gestation length, birth weight, dystocia incidence, calf mortality, preweaning growth and 200-day weight were studied in 2368 calves from Hereford and Aberdeen-Angus (AA) cows and sired by Hereford, AA, Jersey, South Devon (SD), Limousin, Charolais and Simmental bulls. Charolais and Simmental...

Smith, G. M.; Laster, D. B.; Gregory, K. E.
Journal of Animal Science, 1976, 43, 1, pp 27-36