Summary and Implications
This report describes aspects of sexual development and maturation, hormonal regulation in boars, hormones and puberty in gilts )including the environment and hormone treatment, estrous cycle, ovulation rate, conception rates, embryo survival, and litter size), pregnancy, lactation, and sows at weaning. In addition, genes that affect these developmental and reproductive processes are included.
Iowa State University
Anderson, Lloyd L.
"Reproductive Biology of Pigs ,"
Animal Industry Report:
AS 655, ASL R2443.
Available at: http://lib.dr.iastate.edu/ans_air/vol655/iss1/66