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Swine (Pig) Production
Main Purpose – to produce pork for Human consumption
Introduction Top 3 Countries in hog production –1.China –2. Russia –3. Unites States
Introduction United States- Leading Hog Producing States: –1. Iowa –2. North Carolina –3. Oklahoma –4. South Dakota –*Leading States are due to the direct relation with the Corn Belt.
Swine (Pig) Production Terms for Understanding Castration – the removal of testicles from the male swine for the purpose of improving feed conversion, disposition and meat quality
Swine (Pig) Production Terms for Understanding Boar – A male pig not castrated that is used for breeding purposes Barrow - A male pig that IS castrated that is entirely meant for pork production
Swine (Pig) Production Terms for Understanding Sow – A female pig that has already produced a litter of baby pigs Gilt - A female pig that has NOT produced a litter of baby pigs
Breeds Of Swine
Duroc Origin-New York/New Jersey Ears- Droopy Color- Cherry Red Misc.-Large Frame, Fast gainers, good mothers, Popular breed
Hampshire Origin-Kentucky Ears-Erect Color-Black with a White Belt Misc.-The “Meat Breed” Excellent Carcass
Berkshire Origin- England Ears-Erect Color-Black with 6 White Points Misc.-Short Snout, Meat type hog
Poland China Origin-Ohio Ears-Droopy Color- Black w/6White points Misc.-Long body thick hams
Spots (Spotted Poland China) Origin-Ohio Ears-Droopy Color-no less than 20% or more than 80% White Misc.-Good mothers, fast gainers
Chester White Origin- Pennsylvania Ears-Droopy Color-White with blue freckles Misc.-good mothers, large frame
Yorkshire Origin-England Ears-Erect Color- White Misc.-The Mother Breed, Largest Litters
Landrace Origin- Denmark Ears-Droopy Color-White Misc.-Extremely Long Body
Swine Reproduction Estrus The period of time a sow is receptive to the male for breeding purposes Comes every 21 days Last for 3 days Ovulation (egg production) occurs
Swine Reproduction Gestation The time between fertilization and giving birth (parturition) 114 Day or 3 months, 3 weeks, and 3 days
Swine Reproduction Farrowing Baby Pig Care - first 2 weeks Give iron shot ¼ cc Clip Teeth Castrate Ear notch
Swine Reproduction Ear Notching Universal Swine Identification system Tags will come off in the feed pen
Swine Reproduction Ear Notching
Swine Reproduction Ear Notching
Swine Reproduction Ear Notching The right (litter) ear is equal to =16 The left (pig) ear is equal to 3 This is the 16-3 pig.
Swine Notes. Leading states in hog production: Iowa - #1 Illinois Minnesota Indiana Nebraska Missouri North Carolina Ohio Kansas South Dakota.
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