How to Breed Swine & Gilt for Judging?

Answer Pigs are exhibited at fairs and shows throughout the United States. Market hogs, feeder pigs, breeding gilts and boars compete for money prizes, ribbons and trophies. Market hogs weigh 230 to 250 p... Read More »

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How to Breed a Flushing Gilt?

A gilt is defined as a young female hog or an immature sow. Flushing refers to a feeding program that increases the gilt's feed ration prior to breeding. This program increases the gilt's vitality.... Read More »

If a woman is pregnant and she has the swine flu will the baby inside of her catch the swine flu too?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the US have released information for pregnant and breastfeeding women, a link is provided below in the related links section. It is as yet unknown... Read More »

Can my dogs, cats and my hamster get swine flu if they were near swine flu sick people?

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When does a gilt become a sow?

A gilt is a female pig who has had no more than one litter of young, is less than 6 months of age and weighs between 220 to 240 pounds. A sow is a female pig over 6 months of age weighing in excess... Read More »