Biggensterfte in biologische kraamhokken: effect van overleggen en toomgrootte

H.M. Vermeer, H.W.J. Houwers, G.P. Binnendijk

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Abstract

To reduce mortality in newborn organic piglets the effect of crossfostering was studied. Crossfostered piglets had a higher survival, but grew less and litter size had no effect on survival after day 3, but the piglets grew slower than in small litters.
Original languageDutch
Place of PublicationLelystad
PublisherWageningen UR Livestock Research
Number of pages16
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Publication series

NameRapport / Wageningen UR Livestock Research
PublisherWageningen UR Livestock Research
No.467

Keywords

  • pig farming
  • piglets
  • mortality
  • litter size
  • organic farming
  • litters
  • pigs

Cite this

Vermeer, H. M., Houwers, H. W. J., & Binnendijk, G. P. (2011). Biggensterfte in biologische kraamhokken: effect van overleggen en toomgrootte. (Rapport / Wageningen UR Livestock Research; No. 467). Lelystad: Wageningen UR Livestock Research.