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Data on 3032 Large White piglets born in Brazil in 1984-87 were analysed. Piglet mortality to 21 days of age ranged from 7.1% to 99.7% for males and from 6.6 to 100% for females, and it was significantly higher for piglets with a low birth weight (<1.1 kg for females and <1.4 kg for males)...

Author(s)
Fireman, F. A. T.; Siewerdt, F.
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Zootecnia, 1997, 26, 3, pp 479-484
Abstract

Data on 3337 piglets were analysed. Body weight at birth averaged 1.24 and 1.20 kg in ♂♂ and ♀♀ resp. At birth, ♂♂ averaged 38 g heavier than ♀♀, and at weaning ♀♀ were 450 g heavier than ♂♂. Year of birth and parity significantly affected body weight at all ages; the effect of season of birth was...

Author(s)
Chhabra, A. K.; Bhatia, S. S.; Sharma, N. K.
Citation
Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 1989, 59, 2, pp 300-302
Abstract

Data on 851 piglets in Venezuela (Large White, Landrace, Duroc and Hampshire purebreds and crosses involving these breeds) were analysed. Weaning weight averaged 4.93±0.14 kg for ♂♂ and 5.01±0.14 kg for ♀♀, and preweaning daily gains averaged 127±4.9 and 129±4.9 g resp., the differences between the ...

Author(s)
Vecchionacce, H.; González, C.; Méndez, J. L.
Publisher
Maracay, Venezuela
Citation
Informe Anual, Instituto de Producción Animal, Maracay, Venezuela., 1987, pp 129-130
Abstract

Data collected during 1976-80 on 6070 Large White piglets in 682 litters, weaned at 8 wk of age, were analysed. Parity and season of birth had highly significant effects on litter size at birth and at weaning, and on preweaning mortality. Preweaning mortality was significantly higher in ♂♂ than in...

Author(s)
Singh, S. K.; Sharma, B. D.; Dubey, C. B.; Singh, R. L.
Citation
Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 1986, 56, 4, pp 459-460
Abstract

For 1010 Large White piglets born in 125 litters during 1980-84, birth weight averaged 1.23 kg in ♂♂ and 1.21 kg in ♀♀. Weaning weight in 319 ♂♂ and 347 ♀♀ averaged 10.52 and 10.07 kg resp. Sex had a significant effect on weaning weight, while year and season of birth had significant effects on...

Author(s)
Rai, A. V.; Desai, M. S.
Citation
Kerala Journal of Veterinary Science, 1985, 16, 2, pp 11-18