farrowing

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Synonyms for farrowing

the production of a litter of pigs

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For instance, sows entering the farrowing house with a backfat of 15.0 to 20.0 mm lost backfat during lactation less than those entering the farrowing house with a backfat of 20.5 to 25.0 mm and >25.0 mm (Table 2).
Table 3 shows the behaviors of sows in different farrowing systems during the pre-farrowing period; 109 days after service (the first day in the farrowing house) and 24 h before farrowing.
Body weight and backfat thickness measured ultrasonically at the P2 position were recorded at puberty, at service, 80 days after mating, 109 days after mating (one day before moving to farrowing house), and 28 days at weaning.