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Table 1 Mean body weight and average daily weight gain (ADWG), by vaccination group and time point-period

From: Field efficacy study of a novel ready-to-use vaccine against mycoplasma hyopneumoniae and porcine circovirus type 2 in a Greek farm

Time point or period Group
  Porcilis PCV M Hyo (n c = 303) Control (n = 299)
  Body weight (kg)
One week old 2.2 ± 0.6 (n = 303) 2.2 ± 0.6 (n = 299)
Transfer to finishing 18.5 ± 3.6 (n = 297) 18.3 ± 3.6 (n = 293)
Pre-slaughter 96.6 ± 12.1 (n = 256) 91.7 ± 11.3 (n = 255)
  ADWG (g/day)
  Porcilis PCV M Hyo Control
Nursery period 286 ± 11a 282 ± 11a
Finishing period 816 ± 16a 762 ± 16b
Overall 619 ± 9a 585 ± 9b
  1. Mean body weight expressed as kg ± standard deviation and ADWG presented as g/day. Mean ADWG is adjusted for sow, sex, batch and initial body weight ± standard error of the mean
  2. Level of significance (ANOVA) among superscripts : Nursery period=0.3944, Finishing period ab< 0.0001, Overall ab< 0.0001
  3. c n = number of animals