second litter - many more boys!

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second litter - many more boys!

Post by petra » Wed Jun 17, 2009 8:53 pm

Well, our second litter was born on Friday. All happy and healthy but we obviously have a genetic problem as again we have a vast majority of boys. There will be an influx of pork sausages on the market unless anyone knows of any interested parties :?

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Another litter

Post by Di » Thu Jun 18, 2009 8:01 am

This is interesting as I have had a lot more boys this year and I was talking to someone else who said the same. Surely that can't be genetic? More likely the weather or position of the sun???!!

Anyone else had more boys this year?


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Post by simon » Thu Jun 18, 2009 9:32 am

I have.

Perhaps 50% of other people will say the same :shock:

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Post by wendy scu » Thu Jun 18, 2009 10:56 am

i've just had two litters of 8 with only 4 boys out of 16, although my last two litters were 3 piglets in each and 4 boys out of 6

how about going through all our litter notifications from each sow and seeing what her total output of boys and girls has been?
i'll do that when i have time :)

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