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  1. Not every boar is a good candidate. Good boar exposure is multi-sensory: he should have presence and presents odor and sound.
  2. It takes the same amount of time to be gentle with sows, as not to scare them.
  3. Being able to easily identify pro-estrus sows allows for more efficiency in decision making.
  4. Fluctuation in semen temperature is one of the biggest reproduction problems on many farms.
  5. Adjusting boar exposure techniques for gilts can make for more efficient breeding.
  6. Today’s sows have different lactation requirements. Consuming enough feed is essential.

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