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Lower prolificacy and more robust piglets in Topigs Norsvin compared to Danbred

Pedersen, L.J. (2018) Lower prolificacy and more robust piglets in Topigs Norsvin compared to Danbred. ICROFS news, 26 April 2018, pp. 1-2.

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A controlled experimental study indicates that maternal traits of Topig Norsvin compared to Danbred sows may be more suited for outdoor organic production conditions. Offspring were more robust and meat percentage higher at slaughter.

Summary translation

Et kontrolleret forskningsprojekt indikerer, at moderegenskaberne hos Topic Norsvin søer, sammenlignet med Danbred søer, er mere egnede til udendørs økologisk produktion. Afkommet er mere robust og har en højere kødprocent ved slagtning.

EPrint Type:Newspaper or magazine article
Keywords:VIPiglets; organic pigproduktion; maternal traits
Subjects: Animal husbandry > Breeding and genetics
Research affiliation: Denmark > AU - Aarhus University > AU, DJF - Faculty of Agricultural Sciences
Denmark > Organic RDD 2 > VIPiglets
Deposited By: Duve, Consultant Linda Rosager
ID Code:33144
Deposited On:01 Jun 2018 06:29
Last Modified:01 Jun 2018 06:29
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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