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Table 3 Time line of the experiment

From: Use of paracetamol in sows around farrowing: effect on health and condition of the sow, piglet mortality, piglet weight and piglet weight gain

Experimental day   Treatment
−4   Sow: BF
− 3 Paracetamol Sow: T, FS and FI New born piglets: BW and ET
−2 Paracetamol Sow: T, FS and FI New born piglets: BW and ET
−1 Paracetamol Sow: T, FS and FI New born piglets: BW and ET
0 Paracetamol Sow: T, FS and FI New born piglets: BW and ET
1 Paracetamol Sow: T, FS and FI Piglets: BS
2 Paracetamol Sow: T, FS and FI New born piglets: BW and ET
7   Piglets: BW
14   Piglets: BW
21   Sow: BFPiglets: BW
  1. BF = Backfat; T = Rectal Temperature; FS = Faecal Score; FI = Feed Intake; BW = Body weight; ET = Ear Tag; BS = Blood Sampling.
  2. D0 = most litters were born on Tuesday, so this day was designated as day 0 of the experiment.