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The welfare implications of large litter size in the domestic pig I: biological factors

By K. M. D. Rutherford, E. M. Baxter, R. B. D'Eath, S. P. Turner, G. Arnott, R. Roehe, B. Ask, P. Sandoe, V. A. Moustsen, F. Thorup, S. A. Edwards, P. Berg, A. B. Lawrence

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Category Journal Articles
Date 2013
Publication Title Animal Welfare
Volume 22
Issue 2
Pages 199-218
ISBN/ISSN 0962-7286
DOI 10.7120/09627286.22.2.199
Language English
Author Address Animal Behaviour and Welfare, Animal and Veterinary Science Research Group, SRUC, West Mains Rd, Edinburgh EH9 3JG, UK. kenny.rutherford@sruc.ac.uk
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  1. Animal genetics
  2. Animal husbandry
  3. Animal nutrition
  4. Animal production
  5. Animal reproduction
  6. Animals
  7. Animal welfare
  8. Birth
  9. Breeding
  10. Diseases and injuries of animals
  11. Effect
  12. Farms
  13. Health
  14. Humans
  15. Infants
  16. Litters
  17. Livestock
  18. Livestock farming
  19. Mammals
  20. Meat animals
  21. Men
  22. mortality
  23. Nutrition
  24. peer-reviewed
  25. Pigs
  26. pregnancy
  27. Primates
  28. Reviews
  29. risk factors
  30. sows
  31. starvation
  32. Suiformes
  33. survival
  34. traits
  35. ungulates
  36. vertebrates
  37. Wild animals
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  1. peer-reviewed