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Table 2 Body weight and back fat thickness in gilts

From: Glutamine and glutamate supplementation raise milk glutamine concentrations in lactating gilts

  Control
(n = 6)
Glutamine
(n = 5)
Aminogut
(n = 8)
Body weight, kg    
30d pre-farrowing 166.6 ± 8.1 185.1 ± 9.1 175.2 ± 6.5
0d (parturition) 182.7 ± 6.2 185.6 ± 9.5 174.5 ± 9.8
7d post-farrowing 176.3 ± 5.2 181.7 ± 9.4 162.0 ± 5.2
21d post-farrowing 165.0 ± 5.2 157.5 ± 9.7 147.8 ± 7.4*
Backfat, cm    
30d pre-farrowing 17.2 ± 0.9 18.4 ± 1.8 15.3 ± 0.4
0d (parturition) 16.5 ± 0.5 23.6 ± 2.9 16.1 ± 0.8
7d post-farrowing 15.3 ± 1.6 19.8 ± 2.5 14.0 ± 0.6
21d post-farrowing 13.7 ± 1.9 13.4 ± 1.9* 11.3 ± 0.4*
  1. Results are expressed as means ± SEM
  2. * indicates significantly different from the 30d pre-farrowing value for that group (P < 0.05)