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US studious about sow longevity

Sow longevity is not a simple subject and while geneticists find promise in individual gene effects, producers have to examine why sows are culled before attempting to improve their herd's productive life.



This article can also be found at Pig Progress Volume 21 number 2. To view the article online simply click on the link below.


Keywords: Sow longevity, farm analysis, genetics, breeding, United States, US



Pig Progress, volume 23, no.6 2007

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