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Table 2 Weight, P2 backfat change in lactation, and wean to service interval of sows fed different dietary treatments (CTR, CTR-PA and PA)

From: Maternal supplementation with phytogenic additives influenced the faecal microbiota and reproductive potential in sows

  CTR CTR-PA PA P-value
Average daily feed intake 7.1 ± 0.3 7.0 ± 0.3 7.2 ± 0.3 0.200
Weight (kg)     
Entry 280.1 ± 3.7 274.1 ± 3.7 277.9 ± 2.9 0.504
Exit 243.3 ± 9.4 237.6 ± 9.4 238.5 ± 9.2 0.443
Lactation change − 36.6 ± 8.5 − 36.7 ± 8.5 − 38.6 ± 8.4 0.778
Backfat thickness (mm)     
Entry 19.1 ± 1.4 18.2 ± 1.4 18.2 ± 1.4 0.259
Exit 18.8 ± 0.1 18.8 ± 0.1 18.5 ± 0.1 0.221
Lactation change − 0.7 ± 0.7 − 0.6 ± 0.7 − 0.4 ± 0.7 0.750
Wean to service interval (days) 9.0 ± 0.9 8.3 ± 0.9 6.4 ± 0.8 0.061
  1. All data are expressed as mean ± SEM