Table 1.

Number of animals of each sex in each group captured during lactation and for which mass change and body composition data were available and for which fast duration was known

Group (N)SexLactation capturesMass changeBody compositionFast duration known
Fed (7)M4433
F3333
Total7766
Control (12)M6666
F6656
Total12121112
Low (6)M2222
F2444
Total4666
  • Fed pups were compared to Control pups only, to investigate the effects of supplementary feeding. Control and Low pups only were used to investigate the effects of mass and body composition on fasting fuel utilisation