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Comparison of on-farm progeny performances from local and imported boar semen used in the South African pig industry

  • 2017
  • Issue: 5
  • Volume: 47
D.A. Krüger, E. van Marle-Koster & H.E. Theron Page: 688 - 696

The widespread use of artificial insemination in the pig industry has provided breeders with access to genetic material from superior boars from around the world. Selection of parent stock is based on estimated breeding values (EBVs), which are regularly computed…

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