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Table 5 Mean rectal temperature and SD of sows the day before the vaccination and day +1 (+28 h), +2 (+52 h) and day +7 post vaccination

From: Effect of the needle-free “intra dermal application of liquids” vaccination on the welfare of pregnant sows

  Day −1 (baseline) Day + 1 Day + 2 Day + 7
IDAL 37.3 ± 0.73 °C 37.2 ± 0.75 °C 36.8 ± 1.12 °C 37.7 ± 0.54 °C
NEEDLE 37.7 ± 0.62 °C 37.6 ± 0.38 °C 36.9 ± 0.87 °C 37.5 ± 0.85 °C
P ns ns ns ns
  1. ns not significant (P >0.05)