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Effects of weaning weight and first week post-weaning growth on subsequent performance of pigs



Effects of weaning weight and first week post-weaning growth on subsequent performance of pigs



Jurnal Veterinar Malaysia 10(2): 47-50



One hundred and twelve weaned Landrace piglets, 30-32 days of age, were used to determine the effects of weaning weight and first week post-weaning growth on subsequent performance. Final liveweight was positively correlated (P<0.01) with both weaning weight and liveweight in the first week post-weaning. The relationships between weaning weight and feed intake and growth rate during the first week post-weaning and general performance were not significant.

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