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Author(s)
Mcbride, G.; James, J. W.; Hodgens, N.
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Animal Prod., 1964, 6, pp 129-139
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Author(s)
Wyeth, G. S. F.; Mcbride, G.
Citation
Animal Prod., 1964, 6, pp 245-247
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A review dealing with the sexual behaviour of the boar, particularly at A.I. centres, behaviour of the oestrous sow, the maternal behaviour of the sow, and social behaviour, such as tail biting.

Author(s)
SCHENK, P. M.
Citation
Tijdschrift voor Diergeneeskunde, 1969, 94, pp 1495-1505
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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...

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McBRIDE, G.; JAMES, J. W.; WYETH, G. S. F.
Citation
Animal Prod., 1965, 7, pp 67-74
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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
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Data were recorded on 514 Large White, Berkshire, Tamworth and crossbred piglings in 60 litters of 39 sows. There was a significant regression of position of teat sucked on birth weight (-0.44)Thus the larger piglings were more successful in obtaining the anterior teats. 17.5% of piglings sucked...

Author(s)
WYETH, G. S. F.; McBRIDE, G.
Citation
Animal Prod., 1964, 6, pp 245-247
Abstract

Data were recorded on piglings in 41 Large White and Berkshire litters. Weights at 1 day, 3 wks. and 8 wks. were converted into deviations from the litter average to eliminate between-Utter differences. Runts were arbitrarily defined as individuals in the bottom 5% of the body weight distribution...

Author(s)
McBRIDE, G.; WYETH, G. S. F.; HOD-GENS, N. W.
Citation
Animal Prod., 1964, 6, pp 249-252