This review focuses on oestrous detection, which is a vital factor for mating efficiency in pigs. The content includes information concerning the timing of ovulation, in relation to oestrous behavior, follicular growth and hormonal changes before and during oestrus. Also the factors affecting the oestrous interval, the importance of boar contact, oestrus detection in gilts and the diagnosis and treatment of anoestrus and/or ovarian dysfunction in sows.
Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University
"THE DETECTION OF OESTRUS : A KEY ROLE IN ENHANCING MATING EFFICIENCY IN PIGS,"
The Thai Journal of Veterinary Medicine: Vol. 33:
3, Article 3.
Available at: https://digital.car.chula.ac.th/tjvm/vol33/iss3/3