Climatic factors associated with reproductive performance in English Berkshire pigs and crossbred pigs between Landrace and Large White raised in a subtropical climate region of Japan

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Our objective was to characterize Berkshire female pigs associated with climatic factors by examining the interactions between two pig groups (pure English Berkshire females and crossbred females between Landrace and Large White) for reproductive performance in a humid subtropical zone. We analyzed 63,227 first-service records of 11,992 females in 12 herds… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11250-015-0896-2

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@article{Usui2015ClimaticFA, title={Climatic factors associated with reproductive performance in English Berkshire pigs and crossbred pigs between Landrace and Large White raised in a subtropical climate region of Japan}, author={Shiho Usui and Yuzo Koketsu}, journal={Tropical Animal Health and Production}, year={2015}, volume={47}, pages={1547-1552} }