By: Grant and Hayden
Duration of Estrus- 5 days
Length if Estrus Cycle- 16-25 days
Length of Gestation- 115 days
Time of breeding cycle-seasonal (if so, what season?) Year long
Signs of Estrus- Immobilization to back pressure, riding eachother, finding the boar.
Methods of pregnancy detection- Ultrasound, vaginal biopsy, Vulva inspection
Care at Parturition- Clean the area and place wood chips down. Wash the mom on her side and belly. Place pig 4-5 days in stall before farrowing.
Types of Breeding and Growth and Development
Rate of Growth- By 10 weeks 60 lbs. By 20 weeks 220 lbs
How to increase growth- Feed with high protein. Also fat supplements de-worm every 30 days. Get rid of internal parasites.