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Global control of boar traint - Part 1: Castration's impact on efficiency

Around the world producers are very like-minded in their choice for castration with over 95% of male pigs undergoing this surgical treatment. A reminder of 'the lost potential' rouses ones curiosity, however, as to whether there really is no other option.


This article can also be seen in Pig Progress magazine Volume 22 number 3.

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Pig Progress, volume 23, no.6 2007

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