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by robnock
Mon Sep 11, 2017 12:47 pm
Forum: Feeding
Topic: Turning the ground
Replies: 1
Views: 41

Turning the ground

Just added a sow in pig to our little herd though she is in quarantine at the moment and turning the ground quite a lot, though there is lots of grass and other plants to eat Previous owner said she did not turn the ground for them and so wondering: 1 Any suggestions as to how to stop/reduce the tur...
by robnock
Sun Aug 20, 2017 3:49 pm
Forum: Breeding
Topic: Breeding boar in first litter
Replies: 1
Views: 98

Breeding boar in first litter

I see that "Breeders cannot register breeding boars in their first litters. Registrations for breeding boars are only allowed over a year after the herd's first litter notification." Does that mean that any boars from the in-pig pedigree gilt I am buying cannot be registered for breeding. As the boa...
by robnock
Sat Aug 19, 2017 3:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Buy gilt in pig
Replies: 1
Views: 113

Buy gilt in pig

I am planning/hoping to buy a gilt in pig and due in September. Are there any particular issues or concerns about that?

Thanks,

Rob
by robnock
Sat Aug 19, 2017 3:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Daily digest of posts
Replies: 1
Views: 128

Daily digest of posts

Sorry but I cannot see how to get a daily digest of posts to the forum. Must be possible but....

Thanks,

Rob
by robnock
Fri Aug 18, 2017 2:38 pm
Forum: Breeding
Topic: Ancestor Loss Coefficient & Relationship Coefficient
Replies: 2
Views: 43

Re: Ancestor Loss Coefficient & Relationship Coefficient

Very helpful, and quick. Thanks,
by robnock
Fri Aug 18, 2017 1:18 pm
Forum: Breeding
Topic: Ancestor Loss Coefficient & Relationship Coefficient
Replies: 2
Views: 43

Ancestor Loss Coefficient & Relationship Coefficient

I was just looking at Coefficient of Inbreeding (COI) and Planned Breeding and wondering if someone could provide more details about all 3 indices but especially the Ancestor Loss Coefficient & Relationship Coefficient. Are low percentages 'good' or 'bad'? What ranges are normal? All information app...