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Table 7 Pup death rate in relation to the duration of the whelping from birth of the first pup in 168 litters (P < 0.0001)

From: A survey of dystocia in the Boxer breed

Duration of the whelping (hrs) No. of litters Stillborn pups/total no. of pups Stillborn pups (%)
≤ 5 84 20/481 4.2
> 5 84 67/622 10.8