Best Ways of Managing Gilts/Sows for a Profitable Pig Enterprise

Best Ways of Managing Gilts/Sows for a Profitable Pig Enterprise

Today we are going to be discussing about the management practices of gilts and sows, including managing Insemination and managing Estrus. A gilt is a young female pig and a sow is a reproductively active female pig. We are going to talk about them in two categories: 1. Grandparent stock Sows (GP) 2. Parent stock Sows (PS) Grandparent stock sows are purebreds used in crossbreeding programs while Parent stock sows produce pigs for growing for pork. Therefore, parent stock sows are usually got after crossbreeding GP sows. The gilts and…

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