Biosecurity – Fight Against Pests

A leading cause of contamination in any hog operation is often related to pests.  Pest control covers a broad scope, including – organic pest control, chemical, biological, electronic and hygiene control.  Eliminating or controlling pests by any of these means is a great opportunity to protect your structures, feed and water quality, and the overall … Read more

Temperature Monitoring of a Stud

Temperature Monitoring of a Stud (Barn and Lab) Temperature Monitoring of a Stud (Barn and Lab) In this article we will discuss the importance of temperature monitoring in the barn and lab.  This will include when and what information to record, ideal temperatures for boars, proper lab temperatures and a few helpful tips throughout. Barn … Read more

Blood Sample During Boar Collection

Blood sample during boar collection

Taking a blood sample during a boar collection is the easiest and safest way to do it. This video shows how simple it is to do this operation with the SafeMate collection system from GenePro. For more information about the SafeMate :

Good practices when diluting the extender

Boar stud laboratory

The extender is the essential product for properly conserving the semen over time. Different criteria can impact your choice of extenders: shelf life, spectra covered by antibiotics, preservation of sperm motility… In any case, and irrespective of the extender, dilution is a key step in the boar semen production process. With the help of Kebb, … Read more

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