What Age To Breed Gilts With A Boar

Commercially gilts are usually selected for breeding at five to six months of age. The selected gilts are reared to weigh between 120 and 130 kg at seven and a half to eight months of age when they are ready to be served by a boar for the first time. Gilts have to be in … Read more

Boar On Hire

We have had a boar on hire to try to get the sows in pig again. When sows are weaned from their piglets they often come into cycle within a week of being separated from their piglets. Cagney & Lacy with Dennis the Saddleback boar.Cagney and Lacy were moved into the pen next to the … Read more