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The effects of breed and housing system on the production and reproduction of weaner piglets in an outdoor pig unit
(University of the Free State, 1995-08)
Outdoor pigfarming is a concept which (within the 20th century) had its origin (revival) in the early 1950s in England. Today approximately 15% of all breeding sows in England are kept out of doors while in South Africa ...
The use of different anabolic agents in gilts
(University of the Free State, 1995-07)
24 Crossbred gilts (Large White x Landrace) purchased as weaners were randomly allocated to four treatment groups (n = 6) and submitted for an observation period of three phases: Phase I, in which the animals were treated ...