Attraction of newborn piglets to auditory, visual, olfactory and tactile stimuli.

@article{Parfet1991AttractionON,
  title={Attraction of newborn piglets to auditory, visual, olfactory and tactile stimuli.},
  author={K. A. Rohde Parfet and Harold W. Gonyou},
  journal={Journal of animal science},
  year={1991},
  volume={69 1},
  pages={
          125-33
        }
}
Newborn piglets were removed from their dam and their responses to a variety of sensory stimuli were tested in four experiments. Test stimuli were presented simultaneously in multiple-choice arenas. Piglets allowed to choose among recordings of sow vocalizations, piglet vocalizations or white noise in a 5-min test spent more time in proximity to vocalizations of sows and piglets than near white noise. This was significant for males (P less than .01) but not for females. Piglets choosing among… 

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