GUIDELINES FOR REPRODUCTION OF PIGS

Age of puberty ————— 6-7 months.
Breeding age of gilt——–10-12month.
Breeding weight gilt——–90-100 kg.
Breeding age of boar——14 month.
No. Of sow per boar ——- 10.
Heat cycle.                ——– 21 days.
Heat period.            ———- 2-3 days.
Gestation period————– 112-114 days.
Suckling period.—————50-60 days.
Age of castrate—————-8 weeks.
Market age of pig———— 6 months.
Average life of sow———- 6 liters.
Mating time.           ———-gilt-first day of heat and sow second day of onset of heat.

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