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Genotype with nutrition interaction for reproduction and behaviour of sows selected for efficient lean growth rate. - LS0701

Objective
1.To determine the interaction between genotype and nutrition at different stages of the reproductive cycle on the reproductive performance of gilts. 2.To determine the effects of the alternative feeding regimes on the reproductive performance of second parity sows. 3.To identify genetic predictors of components of reproductive performance in second parity sows and quantify the role of factors contributing to the responses in reproductive performance. 4.To determine the interaction between genotype and nutrition on the incidence and severity of aggressive behaviour in first parity sows.
Project Documents
• Final Report : Genotype with nutrition interaction for reproduction and behaviour of sows selected for efficient lean growth rate.   (238k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1995

To: 1998

Cost: £109,136
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Roslin Institute, Edinburgh (BBSRC), Royal Veterinary College
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Fields of Study
Livestock