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Swine Production Management - Artificial Insemination

Useful advice pertaining to the male:


Collection

PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT

Biosecurity

Isolation

Farrowing

Breeding

AI

Gestation

Nursery

Finishing

Hospital

Transport

Slaughter

Records

 

 
Topics:

Positive boar behavior:

  • Emptying of the prepuce on entry. 

  • Urinating looking at the collection stool

  • Salivating and chomping at collection stool

  • Smelling collection stool

  • Chatting to collection stool

  • Nudging of the collection stool

  • Barking/grunting at the collection stool

  • Rubbing the underline of the collection stool

  • Mounting and re-mounting of the collection stool

  • Thrusting upon mounting the collection stool

  • Extension on penis upon mounting of the collection stool

  • Paddling while on the collection stool

Negative behavior signs:

  • Shying away from the collection stool

  • Shying away from the stockperson

  • Looking at the stockperson while he/she handles the underline of the boar

  • Entering into kennel area when asked to leave the pen

  • Lying down in kennel area when asked to leave the pen

  • Lying down in the collection area

  • Running around boar pen in a disturbed manor

  • Failure to interact with the collection stool

  • Failure to interact with the stockperson

  • Dismounting at stockpersons attempts to handle the boar

  • Failure to achieve erection

  • Failure to achieve a fully co-ordinated ejaculation response.

Good behaviour signs


Talking to the collection stool

Mouthing the collection stool

Mounting the collection stool