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Correlated effects of selection for components of litter size on growth and backfat thickness were estimated using data from 3 pig lines derived from the same base population of Large White. Two lines were selected for 6 generations on either high ovulation rate at puberty (OR) or high prenatal...

Rosendo, A.; Canario, L.; Druet, T.; Gogué, J.; Bidanel, J. P.
American Society of Animal Science, Savoy, USA
Journal of Animal Science, 2007, 85, 12, pp 3209-3217
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Genetic parameters of total number of piglets born (TNB), number of piglets born alive (NBA) and weaned (NW) per litter, of the numbers (NS and ND) and rates (SR and DR) of stillbirths and dead piglets during the suckling period, of weight at birth (WB) and at weaning (WW) and of average daily gain ...

Bouquet, A.; Ligonesche, B.; Canario, L.; Bidanel, J. P.
Institut du Porc, Paris, France
Journées de la Recherche Porcine en France, 2006, 38, pp 125-130