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The Pig Guide is the principal reference source to companies and organisations within the UK pig industry. It serves as the single starting point for all enquiries relating to those companies which are contributing to the UK's highly professional and progressive pig industry. The Pig Guide is an...

Publisher
Countrywide Publications, Reydon, UK
Citation
Pig Guide 2015, 2015, pp 50 pp.
Abstract

Assisted reproductive technologies (ART) play a very important role in modern livestock production. The modern pig industry uses several technologies which are available such as artificial insemination (AI), frozen semen, semen sexing and embryo transfer (ET). Their level of implementation at field ...

Author(s)
Donadeu, M.
Publisher
Nottingham University Press, Nottingham, UK
Citation
Paradigms in pig science, 2007, pp 231-244
Abstract

In 1996-2005, ejaculates of 2048 boars were collected. All boars were intended for use in artificial insemination or natural breeding and had two descended testes. Azoospermia was present in 16 of the 1097 Yorkshire boars (1.5%) and in 2 of the 951 Landrace boars (0.2%). The two most frequent...

Author(s)
Kopp, C.; Ijäs, R.; Flyckt, A.; Taponen, J.; Parvinen, M.; Andersson, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2008, 70, 7, pp 1129-1135
Abstract

Russia's Krasnodonskoe company has identified pig production as a priority area for development, and in 2007 took the decision to replace its existing pig herd, which no longer met market demands for meat yield or quality. To achieve this goal, in 2008 Krasnodonskoe imported pigs from Peak Genetics ...

Author(s)
Vodyannikov, V. I.; Shkalenko, V. V.; Ruzheĭnikov, F. V.; Zemlyakov, R. N.
Publisher
Izdatel'ski Dom Svinovodstvo, Moscow, Russia
Citation
Svinovodstvo (Moskva), 2010, No.6, pp 14-15
Abstract

Artificial insemination (AI) continues to expand in the swine industry. The technique itself has been improving and advances continue to be developed, although the implementation of these advances at commercial level is not always quick. Some of the advances described are not new but their recent...

Author(s)
Donadeu, M.
Publisher
Pig Veterinary Society, Chippenham, UK
Citation
Pig Journal, 2004, 54, pp 110-122
Abstract

Author(s)
Lumb, S.
Publisher
Positive Action Publications Ltd, Driffield, UK
Citation
International Pig Topics, 2005, 20, 8, pp 22-23
Abstract

In the period 1996-2006 two specific sperm defects, the knobbed acrosome (KA) defect and the immotile short-tail sperm (ISTS) defect, showed a strong negative association with fertility in Finnish breeding boars. In this study, we examined the incidence of these two sperm defects in two pig breeds, ...

Author(s)
Kopp, C.; Sironen, A.; Ijäs, R.; Taponen, J.; Vilkki, J.; Sukura, A.; Andersson, M.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Reproduction in Domestic Animals, 2008, 43, 6, pp 690-695
Abstract

The British pig industry has clearly identified the need to improve reproductive performance as a key objective. The British Pig Executive (BPEX) is providing support to the industry's efforts to improve reproductive performance in pig herds in four key areas: Promoting best practice on-farm;...

Author(s)
Cliff, A.
Publisher
Pig Veterinary Society, Chippenham, UK
Citation
Pig Journal, 2006, 58, pp 76-80
Abstract

In response to the current pig crisis in Northern Ireland, the following article proposes the adoption of a three-week batch production system to promote efficient sow management for pig producers in the area. It provides a detailed description of the production system for application in the...

Author(s)
Hawe, M.
Publisher
Pig Veterinary Society, Chippenham, UK
Citation
Pig Journal, 2001, 47, pp 59-66
Abstract

Author(s)
Chennells, D.
Publisher
Veterinary Business Development Ltd, Peterborough, UK
Citation
Veterinary Times, 2005, 35, 20, pp 22-24

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