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In 41 litters totalling 319 piglings (including 169 Large Whites and 121 Berkshires) the relationship of weight at birth, 3 wks. and 8 wks. to position of teat sucked, normalized social rank and litter size was studied by regression analysis. Birth weight and teat position accounted for 40% of the...

Author(s)
McBRIDE, G.; JAMES, J. W.; WYETH, G. S. F.
Citation
Animal Prod., 1965, 7, pp 67-74
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Author(s)
Mcbride, G.; James, J. W.; Hodgens, N.
Citation
Animal Prod., 1964, 6, pp 129-139
Abstract

From 8 to 16 wks. of age, pigs were housed in groups of 6-10 animals. Pens were constituted so as to vary as widely as possible in sex, breed and number of pigs. No group contained pigs differing in age by >3 days. The observed behaviour patterns are described. There was a highly significant...

Author(s)
McBRIDE, G.; JAMES, J. W.; HODGENS, N. W.
Citation
Animal Prod., 1964, 6, pp 129-139