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Table 2 Study design schedule

From: Exploratory field study on the effect of Porcine circovirus 2 (PCV2) sow vaccination on serological, virological and reproductive parameters in a PCV2 subclinically infected sow herd

Population First gestational cycle Second gestational cycle
6 weeks pre-farrowing 3 weeks pre-farrowing Farrowing Weaning AI 2 weeks pre-farrowing Farrowing Weaning
Sows CS CS CS CS   CS CS CS
T T     T   
BL   BL BL    BL  
   RP     RP  
Piglets    S CS    S CS
   CS     CS  
   VI     VI  
  1. AI artificial insemination, CS clinical signs, T treatment application, BL blood sampling, RP reproductive parameters assessment, S sex recording, VI vitality index