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Synonyms for farrowing

the production of a litter of pigs

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Table 2--Number of weaned piglets and litter weight at weaning according to the temperature control system and the parity order of sows (LSmeans [+ or -] SEM) and weaning-to-oestrus interval (WOI), farrowing rate (FR) and total number of piglets born (NTB) according to the temperature control system (LSmeans [+ or -] SEM).
CRATE OR PASTURE OR MEASURE TETHER PEN DIRT (a) Farrowing rate, % 83.
Socially intermediate sows had lower farrowing rates, fewer pigs born, and fewer pigs weaned/litter.
FARROWING RATE NEEDED SOWS 100% 1,000 90% 1,111 80% 1,250 70% 1,333 60% 1,667
These factors, while important, should not be the focus of efforts toward increasing PPSY unless the farrowing rate and the number of nonproductive days are already well under control.
The farrowing rate is determined in the breeding area.
The article also quoted one of the judges as follows: "This is an opportunity to affect farrowing rates by a larger margin than anything else I know of to try right now".
22[degrees]C; 1), reduces average daily feed intake (ADFI) with negative consequences on farrowing rates and reproductive performance in lactating sows due to their high nutrient requirements [1,2].
As an assistant to the person in charge of all sow production, this person specializes in breeding techniques that assure the highest possible farrowing rates.