The present study was performed to study the time of ovulation in 53 weaned sows, by using real time B-mode ultrasonography and to study the influence of parity, body condition score, backfat thickness and weaning-to-oestrus interval on the time of ovulation. The study revealed that ultrasound B mode successfully determined the time of ovulation in 37 sows. Parity number, weaning-to-oestrus interval and oestrus duration influenced the ovulation time, whereas backfat thickness and body condition score was not correlated with either the ovulation time or the duration of oestrus.
Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University
Anuvongnukroh, Woravit; Yinharnmingmongkol, Chaowaphan; Punieam, Sutthatip; Tummaruk, Padet; and Kunavongkrit, Annop
"THE EFFECT OF PARITY NUMBER, BODY CONDITION SCORE, BACKFAT THICKNESS AND WEANING TO OESTRUS INTERVAL ON THE TIME OF OVULATION IN SOWS,"
The Thai Journal of Veterinary Medicine: Vol. 34:
2, Article 7.
Available at: https://digital.car.chula.ac.th/tjvm/vol34/iss2/7