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Table 2.

L4 growth rate for pregnancy and nonpregnancy periods in female breeders

Time periodNo. of weeksGrowth rate (mm week-1)
Breeder 02-02   
   Period prior to 1st pregnancy 14 
   Pregnancy 1 10 0.029 
   Pregnancy 2 10 0.020 
   Pregnancy 3 10 0.013 
   Period between P3 and P4 -0.011 
   Pregnancy 4 10 0.015 
   Period between P4 and P5 38 0.001 
   Pregnancy 5 10 0.022 
   Pregnancy 6 10 0.016 
   Mean during pregnancy 60 0.019 
   Mean between pregnancies 46 -0.005 
Breeder 02-04   
   Period prior to 1st pregnancy 19 0.037 
   Pregnancy 1 10 0.063 
   Period between P1 and P2 0.011 
   Pregnancy 2 10 0.026 
   Pregnancy 3 10 0.019 
   Period between P3 and P4 26 0.004 
   Pregnancy 4 10 0.004 
   Pregnancy 5 10 0.026 
   Pregnancy 6 10 0.010 
   Pregnancy 7 10 0.019 
   Mean during pregnancy 70 0.024 
   Mean between pregnancies 33 0.008 
Breeder 02-05   
   Period prior to 1st pregnancy 24 0.009 
   Pregnancy 1 10 0.012 
   Period between P1 and P2 10 0.008 
   Pregnancy 2 10 0.011 
   Pregnancy 3 10 0.016 
   Period between P3 and P4 34 0.0006 
   Pregnancy 4 10 0.021 
   Period between P4 and P5 -0.006 
   Pregnancy 5 10 0.020 
   Mean during pregnancy 50 0.016 
   Mean between pregnancies 39 0.0009 
Time periodNo. of weeksGrowth rate (mm week-1)
Breeder 02-02   
   Period prior to 1st pregnancy 14 
   Pregnancy 1 10 0.029 
   Pregnancy 2 10 0.020 
   Pregnancy 3 10 0.013 
   Period between P3 and P4 -0.011 
   Pregnancy 4 10 0.015 
   Period between P4 and P5 38 0.001 
   Pregnancy 5 10 0.022 
   Pregnancy 6 10 0.016 
   Mean during pregnancy 60 0.019 
   Mean between pregnancies 46 -0.005 
Breeder 02-04   
   Period prior to 1st pregnancy 19 0.037 
   Pregnancy 1 10 0.063 
   Period between P1 and P2 0.011 
   Pregnancy 2 10 0.026 
   Pregnancy 3 10 0.019 
   Period between P3 and P4 26 0.004 
   Pregnancy 4 10 0.004 
   Pregnancy 5 10 0.026 
   Pregnancy 6 10 0.010 
   Pregnancy 7 10 0.019 
   Mean during pregnancy 70 0.024 
   Mean between pregnancies 33 0.008 
Breeder 02-05   
   Period prior to 1st pregnancy 24 0.009 
   Pregnancy 1 10 0.012 
   Period between P1 and P2 10 0.008 
   Pregnancy 2 10 0.011 
   Pregnancy 3 10 0.016 
   Period between P3 and P4 34 0.0006 
   Pregnancy 4 10 0.021 
   Period between P4 and P5 -0.006 
   Pregnancy 5 10 0.020 
   Mean during pregnancy 50 0.016 
   Mean between pregnancies 39 0.0009 
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