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Table 1 Body mass, food intake, litter size and litter mass during lactation Eothenomys miletus

From: Resting metabolic rate and energetics of reproduction in lactating Eothenomys miletus from Hengduan mountain region

Parameters Day 3 Day 22 t P
Body mass (g) 40.03 ± 1.13 26.92 ± 0.69 8.54 <0.01
Food intake (g/day) 5.45 ± 0.16 11.49 ± 0.35 −15.70 <0.01
Litter size 3.00 ± 0.52 2.33 ± 0.37 1.033 >0.05
Litter mass (g) 3.94 ± 0.14 13.66 ± 0.39 −23.43 <0.01