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Table 7 Season and stable temperature at data collection for each farm. Identical farm number within farm id indicates that the farm produced both grower and finisher pigs. The study was performed in Western of Sweden from November 2015 to June 2017

From: Impact of amount of straw on pig and pen hygiene in partly slatted flooring systems

Farm Age group Experimental dates Season Average temp. ± S.D Min. temp. Max. temp.
F1 Growers 9 November-14 December 2015 Autumn, Winter 16.0 ± 2.0 14.0 18.0
F2 Growers 14 March −13 March 2016 Spring 17.3 ± 1.2 16.0 19.0
F4 Growers 23 February- 10 April 2017 Winter, Spring 19.8 ± 0.6 19.0 20.4
F2 Finishers 27 March −19 July 2016 Spring, Summer 23.2 ± 3.0 18.0 27.0
F3 Finishers 22 February – 18 April 2016 Winter, Spring 16.5 ± 0.9 16.0 18.0
F4 Finishers 10 April- 22 June 2017 Spring, Summer 18.4 ± 3.0 15.0 23.1
F5 Finishers 17 February-26 April 2017 Winter, Spring 17.6 ± 1.2 16.7 20.0
  1. Spring: March–May; Summer, June–August; Autumn: September–November; Winter; December–February