Danbred gilts at about 120 kg were group housed for estrous detection. At detection of estrus, gilts either remained in pens (P) or were re-housed into individual gestation stalls (S) and were inseminated (DS), or not (SC), with a dose of frozen/thawed dead semen. Groups were P-DS (n = 81), P-SC (n = 70), S-DS (n = 98) and S-SC (n = 90). All gilts were inseminated with semen containing viable sperm at the second detected estrus and 24 h later. Pregnant gilts that were stall housed were moved to pens 35 d after insemination. There were no effects of insemination or housing management on farrowing rates or litter sizes.
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