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Genetic improvement of sow longevity and its economic impact on commercial pork production

  • 2019
  • Issue: 6
  • Volume: 49
B.E. Mote, T.V. Serenius, C. Supakorn, & K.J. Stalder Page: 1036 - 1046

Sow longevity (sow productive lifetime) plays an important role in economically efficient piglet production. Direct selection for sow longevity is not commonly practiced in any pig-breeding program. In recent years, an increased number of peer reviewed articles addressing the economic…

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