APL 2014/461 Optimising the progeny of first-litter sows in the Australian herd
| Funding period: 2015 - 2018
Related publications (2)
Poorer lifetime growth performance of gilt progeny compared with sow progeny is largely due to weight differences at birth and reduced growth in the preweaning period, and is not improved by progeny segregation after weaning
JR Craig, CL Collins, KL Bunter, JJ Cottrell, FR Dunshea, JR Pluske
Gilt progeny (GP) are born and weaned lighter than sow progeny (SP) and have higher rates of mortality. This study aimed to quanti..
The Gastrointestinal Tract of Piglets From First Parity Sows Develops More Slowly And Is More Permeable Than Piglets From Later Parity Sows
Jeremy James Cottrell, Jessica Craig, Udanni Anushika Wijesiriwardana, Linda Fothergill, Mitchell Ty Ringuet, Kirrily O'Hallorhan, Dianne Louise Turpin, Lynette Marisa Munoz, Cherie Louise Collins, John Barton Furness, Frank Rowland Dunshea, John Pluske