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- Vallet, J. L.; Calderón-Díaz, J. A.; Stalder, K. J.; Phillips, C.; Cushman, R. A.; Miles, J. R.; Rempel, L. A.; Rohrer, G. A.; Lents, C. A.; Freking, B. A.; Nonneman, D. J.
- Journal of animal science 2016 v.94 no.1 pp. 96-105
- sows, etc ; age at slaughter; animal development; backfat; birth weight; colostrum; corpus luteum; diet; estrus; gilts; growth traits; mammary glands; piglets; progeny; puberty; regression analysis; uterus; weaning; Show all 18 Subjects
- ... The preweaning litter environment of gilts can affect subsequent development. In a recent experiment designed to test the effects of diet on gilt development, litter-of-origin traits including individual birth weights, immunocrits (a measure of colostrum intake), sow parity, number weaned, and individual weaning weights were collected for approximately 1,200 gilts that were progeny of approximatel ...