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Table 2 Average daily weight gain (ADWG) ± STD in the four groups under study for each replicate

From: Impact of maternally derived immunity on piglets’ immune response and protection against porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) after vaccination against PCV2 at different age

  REPLICATE GROUP
  A B C D
(100)b (100)b (100)b (100)b
ADWGa 1st from weaning to 12 weeks of age 317 ± 78 303 ± 92 310 ± 69 325 ± 71
from 12 weeks to 24 weeks of age 681 ± 129 649 ± 131 633 ± 98 683 ± 132
2nd from weaning to 12 weeks of age 244 ± 92 308 ± 72 255 ± 83 304 ± 75
from 12 weeks to 24 weeks of age 613 ± 97 683 ± 115 623 ± 125 696 ± 104
3rd from weaning to 12 weeks of age 391 ± 72 410 ± 89 420 ± 91 363 ± 88
from 12 weeks to 24 weeks of age 741 ± 110 740 ± 107 704 ± 124 730 ± 121
  1. aaverage daily weight gain: grams/day; bnumber of pigs at enrolment (first weighing)
  2. Group A: pigs vaccinated at 4 weeks; group B: pigs vaccinated at 6 weeks; group C: pigs vaccinated at 8 weeks; group D: non-vaccinated placebo/controls