Physiology

Reproductive Biology of Pigs

Author
  • Lloyd L. Anderson (Iowa State University)

Abstract

This report describes aspects of sexual development and maturation, hormonal regulation in boars, hormones and puberty in gilts )including the environment and hormone treatment, estrous cycle, ovulation rate, conception rates, embryo survival, and litter size), pregnancy, lactation, and sows at weaning. In addition, genes that affect these developmental and reproductive processes are included.

Keywords: ASL R2443

How to Cite:

Anderson, L. L., (2009) “Reproductive Biology of Pigs”, Iowa State University Animal Industry Report 6(1). doi: https://doi.org/10.31274/ans_air-180814-838

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Published on
01 Jan 2009
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