Articles | Volume 46, issue 4
Arch. Anim. Breed., 46, 341–346, 2003
https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-46-341-2003
Arch. Anim. Breed., 46, 341–346, 2003
https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-46-341-2003

  10 Oct 2003

10 Oct 2003

Auswirkungen der Puerperalerkrankungen bei Sauen auf die Fruchtbarkeitsleistung

S. Hoy S. Hoy
  • Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen, Institut für Tierzucht und Haustiergenetik, Bismarckstraße 16, 35390 Gießen, Germany

Abstract. Title of the paper: Investigations on the effects of puerperal diseases in sows on the fertility
Investigations with a total number of 1403 farrowings in one farm during 8 years have shown a frequency of puerperal diseases (MMA = mastitits, metritis, agalactiae) of 31.6 % with significant differences between gilts (41.2 %) and sows (27.9 %; p < .05). Gilts and sows without MMA after farrowing had a lower frequency of animals without estrus after weaning of the piglets (.2 % vs 1.1 %), a lower rate of late onset of estrus (3.4 % vs 6.2 %), a lower frequency of non-pregnant sows (16.0 % vs 22.2 %), less sows with abortion (.9 % vs 2.2 %) and a lower rate of mortality (1.1 % vs 4.0 %) compared with gilts and sows with MMA. The same effects have been demonstrated both in gilts and sows.