The effect of gonadotrophin treatment at weaning on primiparous sow performance
Jennifer L. Patterson, MSc; Audrey C. Cameron; Taylor A. Smith; Aline B. Kummer; Rydell L. Schott; Laura L. Greiner, MSc, PhD; Joseph F. Connor, DVM, MSc; George R. Foxcroft, PhD
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In sows treated at weaning with gonadotrophins, weaning-to-estrus interval was shorter than in untreated controls, but the proportions of sows bred within a 3-day period or 7 days after weaning, farrowing rate, total born, and born alive did not differ with treatment.
Keywords: sows, weaning, gonadotrophin
Cite as: Patterson JL, Cameron AC, Smith TA, et al. The effect of gonadotrophin treatment at weaning on primiparous sow performance. J Swine Health Prod 2010;18(4):196-199.
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