Spots in the ring
group gilt housing
Nursing newborn piglets
large litter
The swine industry lacks strategies to reduce the occurrence of prolapses on the farm, or even the ability to execute mitigation-based research projects, since a fundamental understanding of the true root cause(s) contributing to the increased number of pelvic organ prolapses is lacking.
sow and piglets in stall
pen of boars
sow and litter
Piglets nursing, one looking at camera
As the boar noses the sow or gilt he releases pheromones bound in his saliva which stimulate a female in heat