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Table 2 Mortality, BW and carcass data of vaccinated pigs fed starter diets with porcine plasmaa

From: Influence of spray dried porcine plasma in starter diets associated with a conventional vaccination program on wean to finish performance

   Treatment group   Probability F-test
Variable Dayb 1 VC 2 VP 3 SC 4 SP SEM Trt Vac Diet VxD
Pigs, n 0 91 91 91 90 -- -- -- -- --
Mortality, % 0–14 1.09 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.55 0.41 0.32 0.32 0.32
  14–48 8.89 4.37 5.53 1.11 2.26 0.11 0.14 0.05 0.98
  0–48 9.95 4.37 5.53 1.11 2.32 0.06 0.10 0.03 0.80
  48–145 1.32 0.00 4.77 3.36 1.66 0.17 0.03 0.40 0.98
  0–145 11.06 4.37 9.95 4.44 2.74 0.17 0.85 0.03 0.82
BW, kg 0 5.84 5.83 5.82 5.84 0.10 0.99 0.96 0.97 0.89
  7 6.24 6.58 6.32 6.57 0.06 <0.01 0.52 <0.01 0.44
  14 7.49 7.84 7.60 7.90 0.09 <0.01 0.36 <0.01 0.73
  21 9.17 9.62 9.53 9.66 0.14 0.06 0.15 0.04 0.27
  35 15.06 15.64 15.39 15.55 0.25 0.38 0.62 0.22 0.57
  48 22.47 23.14 22.90 22.70 0.44 0.63 0.98 0.53 0.24
  63 33.32 34.56 34.90 34.09 0.54 0.46 0.84 0.22 0.29
  83 49.64 50.48 49.46 49.92 0.73 0.76 0.60 0.36 0.79
  114 73.40 75.20 72.22 72.14 1.12 0.16 0.06 0.44 0.39
  145 100.7 102.3 98.67 100.8 1.20 0.18 0.13 0.11 0.83
Carcass, n c 159 70 74 72 76 -- -- -- -- --
BW, kgd 145 101.7 104.2 98.60 101.8 1.14 <0.01 0.01 0.01 0.77
Carcass, kg 159 86.43 88.70 84.05 86.90 0.94 <0.01 0.03 <0.01 0.75
Lean, % 159 57.97 57.38 58.00 57.48 0.36 0.47 0.85 0.11 0.92
  1. aValues are least squares mean of percentage mortality, individual pig body weight (BW) and carcass variable by day or period of experiment analyzed for the effects of sex (S), treatment group (Trt), and interaction of Trt and sex (TxS), using orthogonal treatment comparisons for the main effect of vaccination (Vac), starter diet (Diet) and interaction of vaccination and starter diet (VxD). Initial BW (5.83 ± 0.1 kg) was included as a covariant. Starter diets were fed for the initial 14 d after weaning, and then all pigs were fed common diets from d 14 to 145. Treatment factors were a single injection at d 3 post-weaning with PCV2/MHYO vaccine (V) or saline (S) and starter diet with 0 % (C) or 6 % spray dried porcine plasma (P)
  2. bDay or period of experiment
  3. cNumber of carcasses classified at abattoir differed from number of pigs finished due to culling or lost carcass identification
  4. dLive BW of pigs at d 145 that subsequently had carcasses classified on d 159