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Table 6 Weights of litters from lactating control sows and sows administered clofibrate at birth and gains of litters during the period from day 1 to day 21 of lactation

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
Weights of litters (kg)
 Day 1 12.5 ± 1.28 12.8 ± 1.58 0.657
 Day 21 57.4 ± 6.09 58.9 ± 5.22 0.602
Gains of litters (kg)
 Day 1 – day 14 28.0 ± 4.09 29.5 ± 3.96 0.448
 Day 1 – day 21 45.0 ± 6.88 46.1 ± 5.25 0.704
  1. Values are mean ± SD (n = 10/group). Litters were standardized to 8 piglets per sow.