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Sex sorting technology could save time and money

In an ongoing attempt to find alternatives for male piglet castration, several new initiatives have been launched. Simply not having males might be one of the most creative of these. Gender selection before conception is well on the way in the UK and Denmark - although there is still some work to be done.

Keywords: Ovasort, UK, proteins, gender selection, females, male piglets, castration

Source: Pig Progress magazine Volume 23. No 10
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Pig Progress, volume 23, no.6 2007

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