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Table 10 Air temperature and night/day temperature range during the rearing period (R) and the fattening period (F)

From: Provision of straw by a foraging tower –effect on tail biting in weaners and fattening pigs

Batch Period Air temperature [C°] Day/night temperature range [C°]
n mean min max SD n mean min max SD
1 R 6337 25.91 22.60 35.30 2.23 66 3.62 0.7 8.15 2.06
1 F 6117 22.79 18.40 29.15 1.67 65 3.68 1.20 7.10 1.36
2 R 3595 24.35 21.90 28.90 1.48 42 0.73 0.40 1.35 0.22
2 F 8058 21.24 16.4 29.00 2.21 85 2.12 0.90 11.15 1.52
3 R 4080 23.59 18.30 27.50 1.20 43 1.06 0.45 4.65 0.84
3 F 4057 20.17 17.05 26.30 1.58 43 3.43 1.00 7.95 1.89
4 R 4697 24.64 21.20 29.10 1.34 50 1.71 0.50 5.70 1.25
4 F 7811 23.60 19.00 34.50 2.49 82 4.17 0.90 11.10 2.44