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Divergent selection for residual feed intake (RFI), defined as the feed consumed over (RFI+) or below (RFI-) the daily consumption predicted from maintenance and production requirements, was conducted in growing pigs to improve feed efficiency. The present study aimed at assessing the impact of...

Author(s)
Meunier-Salaün, M. C.; Guerin, C.; Billon, Y.; Priet, A.; Sellier, P.; Gilbert, H.
Publisher
Institut du Porc, Paris, France
Citation
Journées de la Recherche Porcine en France, 2011, 43, pp 181-182
Abstract

The birth interval, standing, movement, suckling, suckling interval and attitude and social behaviours of 226 piglets from 30 Large White, Middle White, Hampshire and Russian Charmukha sows are described.

Author(s)
Dwivedi, S. K.
Publisher
Indian Veterinary Association, Chennai, India
Citation
Indian Veterinary Journal, 2004, 81, 12, pp 1368-1370
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Author(s)
Orgeur, P.; Chéreau, E.; Lévy, F.; Nowak, R.; Panthou, K.; Schaal, B.; Venturi, E.
Citation
Journées de la Recherche Porcine en France, 1998, 30, pp 383-388
Abstract

Large White and Berkshire pigs were observed from 8 to 16 weeks of age in pens of 6 to 10 pigs. Large Whites were more aggressive than Berkshires. Social rank was positively correlated with initial weight. Initial weight and social rank both influenced growth; the relative effect of rank compared...

Author(s)
Mcbride, G.; Wyeth, G. S. F.; Hodgens, N. W.
Citation
Animal Prod., 1964, 6, pp 249-252