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Controlled Reproduction in Farm Animals, Volume 3: Controlled Reproduction in Pigs

Series: Controlled Reproduction in Farm Animals Volume: 3

By: I Gordon

CABI Publishing

Hardback | Jan 1996 | #57492 | ISBN: 0851991165
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This text is one of four books providing a general view of the literature dealing with the different ways in which reproduction in the major farm animals can be controlled and manipulated. It is effectively an expanded and new edition of a previous work, "Controlled Breeding in Farm Animals" (Pergamon Press, 1983). Buffalo, goats, deer and camelids have also been added to the species covered in the series. This book concerns pigs.


Introduction to controlled reproduction of pigs; the sow's oestrous cycle and associated events; the artificial control of oestrous and ovulation in pigs; pregnancy testing in pigs; control of farrowing; more frequent farrowing in pigs; increasing litter size in pigs; embryo transfer and in vitro fertilization in pigs; breeding pigs at younger ages.

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