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Table 2 Daily feed intake, body weights and energy balance of lactating control sows and sows administered clofibrate

From: Treatment of lactating sows with clofibrate as a synthetic agonist of PPARα does not influence milk fat content and gains of litters

  Control Clofibrate P -value
Daily feed intake (kg/d)
 Week 1 6.06 ± 0.65 5.47 ± 0.75 0.088
 Week 2 5.88 ± 0.91 6.26 ± 0.63 0.333
 Week 3 6.29 ± 0.57 6.28 ± 0.97 0.978
 Weeks 1–3 6.08 ± 0.54 6.00 ± 0.67 0.807
Body weight (kg)
 Day 1 p.p. 264 ± 15.4 263 ± 18.3 0.910
 Day 21 p.p. 247 ± 21.0 242 ± 27.9 0.688
Body weight loss (kg)
 Day 1 p.p. – day 21 p.p. 16.9 ± 9.14 20.9 ± 16.42 0.550
Energy balance (MJ ME/d),
 Day 1 p.p. – day 14 p.p. −4.91 ± 13.25 −9.24 ± 8.88 0.436
  1. Values are mean ± SD (n = 10/group); p.p. = post partum.