18 terms

swine

STUDY
PLAY

Terms in this set (...)

male age of puberty
6-8 months
female age of puberty
5-8 months
estrous cycle
21 days
estrus duration
48 hours
how many times should you breed during estrus?
twice
gestation
114 days
average litter size
8-10 pigs
average number of pigs weaned
6-8 pigs
temperature range
102 degrees F
pulse rate
50-90 beats per minute
respiration rate
20-45 breaths per minute
average daily gain
1.4-1.8 pounds
age at weaning
2-5 weeks
weaning weight
10-35 pounds
age to breed gilts
6-7.5 months
age to breed boars
7.5-8 months
right ear
litter number
left ear
pig number