Maximizing the Impact of High Value and High Fertility Boars

Abstract

The use of artificial insemination (AI) in the pig has had a major impact on genetic improvement in the swine industry over the last 40 years. However, the overall production efficiency of the breeding herd is highly dependent on the reproductive capacity of the boars used for breeding and the genetic merit of the boars for the performance of terminal line… (More)

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@inproceedings{Dyck2014MaximizingTI, title={Maximizing the Impact of High Value and High Fertility Boars}, author={Michael Kane Dyck and George Robert Foxcroft and Jennifer Patterson}, year={2014} }