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This article explores the concept of immaturity in newborn piglets. Focus is given on intrauterine growth retardation. The signs of immaturity in terms of morphology, social behaviour and performance (survival) are discussed.

Sacy, A.; Couture, V.; Treut, Y. le
Il Sole 24 Ore Edagricole Srl, Bologna, Italy
Rivista di Suinicoltura, 2010, 51, 11, pp 30-33