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Is pig aggression inherited?

A project at the Scottish Agricultural College showed that sow aggression is an heritable trait and it may be possible in future to select against it. But the environment and management can still play an important role in how pigs behave.

 

 

This article can also be found in Pig Progress Volume 20 number 8. To view the article online simply click on the link below.

Pig Progress, volume 23, no.6 2007

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