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Thesis (M.S.)—University of Nebraska—Lincoln, 1965. Department of Animal Science.
Past research has indicated that two components of gilt litter size, ovulation rate and embryo survival, are affected by nutrient intake.
The present investigation was designed to study the effects of level of energy and method of feeding prior to breeding on the variation in ovulation rate.Also studied was the effect of level of energy intake on early embryo survival.
Advisor:Dwane R. Zimmerman