Pig Breeding and Selection

Duration: 2 hours

Pig farmers should aim to rear animals that will produce first grade pork or bacon. To do this, they must have a clear picture in his mind of what is required from the carcasses of first grade animals. The tools they will use to achieve such animals are heritability and performance and progeny testing. In this course, you will learn how to select appropriate pig breeds for different purposes, and how to explain the management of the breeding of pigs.



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