bp0018cpr5 | Future Developments in Swine Al | CPR2009
Critical needs for the swine industry in terms of boar fertility evaluations
are validation of semen quality estimates with in vivo reproductive data;
estimation of the relative fertility of boars; and elimination of sub-fertile
ejaculates. Single sire matings are the best way to validate semen quality
estimates with reproductive performance. Sampling about 20% of the
population provides an accurate estimation of the variability among
boars and should be suffici...