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The effects of dam postpartum body weight, gestation period, number of teats and sex of kit on preweaning growth were investigated in 243 kits from 44 dams. Gestation period averaged 47 days (38-57), and had no significant effect on litter size or dam body weight. Litter size significantly affected ...

Korhonen, H.; Niemelä, P.; Ham, M.; Mononen, J.; Haapanen, K.
Finsk Pälstidskrift, 1991, 25, 1, pp 12-14