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Mating and Reproduction
Pig Research & Development Corporation, Australia
The 135-page Manual clearly sets out 10 "Must Do's".  They are discussed as Set and achieve piggery objectives, Plan your throughput, Develop and use a good staff policy, Choose a breeding program, Select suppliers of gilts and boars carefully, Prepare replacement gilts for mating, Prepare weaned sows for mating, Introduce young boars carefully, Oestrus detection and mating management, and Pregnancy management.   The workbook comes with 10 Must Do sheets for your input, a video, a Training Guide, and a Quick Reference Guide booklet.

This material can be used for training and refresher courses for piggery staff, and for discussion groups.  The program will encourage people to think about what is being done, and why, and how it could be improved.

1 Australia - Price includes GST, where applicable A$143
2 New Zealand A$140
3 Asia, including China, India, Japan A$150 US$81
4 North America, including Canada and Mexico A$160 US$87
5 Europe, Africa, South America A$170 US$92
If you are not sure which zone applies to you, please e-mail us your address and we will let you know.
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