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The Thai Journal of Veterinary Medicine

Authors

Padet Tummaruk

Abstract

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.

First Page

35

Last Page

42

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