Effects of catechins on litter size, reproductive performance and antioxidative status in gestating sows

Abstract

This study was conducted to investigate the effects of catechins on reproductive performance, antioxidative capacity and immune function of gestating sows. A total of 60 cross-bred (Landrace × Large White) multiparious sows were blocked by body weight, parity and backfact and randomly allocated to 1 of 5 treatments: 0, 100, 200, 300, or 400 mg/kg catechins… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.aninu.2015.11.002

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