Published June 1987
by European Communities .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
SEASONAL INFERTILITY IN FEMALE PIGS. Glen W. Almond Department of Food Animal and Equine Medicine College of Veterinary Medicine North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC Introduction. Despite domestication, the reproductive performance of female pigs exhibits strong seasonal trends. An investigation into summer infertility in a commercial pig unit. The Pig Jour –Cited by: Q by Elsewer Science Inc Key words: pig. summer infertility, treatment, oxytocin TNTRODIJCTION The tendency among pigs towards impaired reproductive efficiency during the summer has been reported by several authors, with Mac Lean being one of the first (13).Cited by: Seasonal infertility is a reduction in fertility & fecundity in breeding pigs at a particular period of the year – usually summer & early autumn. It shows up mainly as two problems: more difficulty coming on heat – seen as delayed puberty attainment in gilts, extended weaning-.
infertility may cause increased stress and decreased libido, further compounding the problem, formal counseling is encouraged for couples experiencing infertility.8 Evaluation of MenCited by: This has involved such areas as pigs produced/sow, more consistent pig flow to market, pig growth rate and feed efficiency, carcass yield and quality, labor efficiency, and pig health. Some reproductive technologies are in widespread use for commercial pork operations [Riesenbeck, Reprod Domest Anim –3, ] while others are in limited Cited by: In a natural environment, if a piglet were to bite her it would be dealt with by a sharp reprimand from its mothers snout. A farrowing crate prevents the sow from dealing with such a problem and allows the piglets unrestrained access to her. If the sow is kept in a crate for her entire lactation, this serves to exacerbate the problem. 50+ videos Play all Mix - Ariana Grande ft. Iggy Azalea - Problem (Official Video) YouTube Ariana Grande ft. Nicki Minaj - Side To Side (Official Video) ft. Nicki Minaj - .
The life cycle of a pig from conception, to birth, through growth and then slaughter can take up to days. Pigs breed at all times of the year, regardless of the season. However, pigs can be affected by seasonal infertility in the warmer months. Once a sow has . Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Unlike most medical problems, infertility is an issue requiring the careful evaluation of two separate individuals, as well as an evaluation of their interactions with each other. In about % of couples, no cause for their infertility will be discovered. Sow performance is a key component of the productivity of commercial pig farms. Reproductive failure in the sow is common in pig production. For every sows served, 89 should farrow. In absence of specific diseases such as porcine parvovirus, pseudo-rabies, Cited by: 2.