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Author(s)
Puppe, B.; Tuchscherer, M.
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 1994, 40, 1, pp 92-93
Abstract

Two groups of Swedish Landrace pigs were kept in semi-natural enclosures of 7 and 13 ha. Out of these groups, the nursing and sucking behaviour of 7 multiparous and 3 primiparous sows and their litters were studied during two 2 h sampling sessions per day during 10 days postpartum in the period...

Author(s)
Jensen, P.; Stangel, G.; Algers, B.
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 1991, 31, 3-4, pp 193-209
Abstract

Piglets in litters, paired according to farrowing date, were redistributed during the 1st day after birth according to 2 schemes. In scheme AC-BD, 1 sow of the pair received the heaviest and the 3rd heaviest quarters of the combined litters (based on wt. post partum), while the other sow received...

Author(s)
Fraser, D.; Thompson, B. K.; Ferguson, D. K.; Darroch, R. L.
Citation
Journal of Agricultural Science, UK, 1979, 92, 2, pp 257-261
Abstract

32 German Landrace sows and their 259 piglets were observed. The formation of the teat order is generally completed within five to seven days. Sex and birthweight have no significant influence on the position of a piglet in the teat order; the same applies to the influence of birth sequence on...

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Jones-Baade, R.; Schumacher, E.; Sambraus, H. H.
Citation
Berliner und Münchener Tierärztliche Wochenschrift, 1978, 91, 1, pp 1-5