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Ethological determination of maternal behaviour in pigs

Veterinarni Medicina 38(2): 89-97

Ethological determination of maternal behaviour in pigs

An index of sociability (IS) was calculated for 20 first-litter sows (group A) and their 140 piglets and also for another group (B) of 20 sows that had farrowed 3 times and their 140 piglets. The group A and B sows had an IS of 1.7 and 2.0, respectively, while that of their piglets was 1.8 and 2.0, respectively.

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