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Table 3 Body weight (BW), Immunocrit value and Salmonella-OD of the tested piglets 24–48 h post natum (p.n.) divided into light-, medium- and heavy-weight piglets, Salmonella-inconspicuous and Salmonella-conspicuous farms

From: Relationships between colostrum supply of suckling piglets and Salmonella prevalence in piglet rearing

   Body weight [kg] immunocrit Salmonella - OD
  Salmonella-inconspicuous farms Salmonella-conspicuous farms Salmonella-inconspicuous farms Salmonella-conspicuous farms Salmonella-inconspicuous farms Salmonella-conspicuous farms
BW category n-animals/ BW category 88 96 88 96 88 96
Light-weight 1.05 (±0.25) 1.05 (±0.29) 0.100a (±0.04) 0.087b (±0.04) 35.85 (± 38.66) 36.18 (± 39.31)
Medium-weight 1.38 (±0.25) 1.36 (±0.27) 0.107 (±0.03) 0.098 (±0.03) 38.71 (± 40.12) 37.59 (± 37.51)
Heavy-weight 1.69(±0.27) 1.78(±0.31) 0.114 (±0.03) 0.111(±0.03) 43.65 (± 41.88) 41.77 (± 38.55)
  1. a .baverages differ significantly within a row (p < 0.05)