Effect of first versus second oestrus insemination on gilt lifetime productivity

New research shows a significance difference in lifetime total born performance of gilts bred at first oestrus and second oestrus.
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Malanda Joab

MSc Animal Husbandry Student, University of Debrecen, Hungary
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