Collecting a boar for A.I.

Discussion in 'Pigs' started by RedHogs, Nov 2, 2006.

  1. RedHogs

    RedHogs Well-Known Member

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    If thead is deleted by the moderator i will understand, but in general terms who has had success collecting and what is your best method????
     
  2. lscheopner

    lscheopner lscheopner

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    I worked in an AI department and can tell you how we did it. If you send me a PM I will try to help.
     

  3. Misty

    Misty Misty Gonzales

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    we haven't tried yet, but...we are just going to put a tire in the ground for the boar to mount, catch some urine from a gilt/so in heat and pour on it. We talked to our friend and he trained a couple of boars that way. If you go to Mini Tube you can get all the stuff you need.
     
  4. Up North

    Up North KS dairy farmers

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    RedHogs the Folks we got our Herfords from had gone to school for this at U of MO Columbia. One of the two Boars (WSBF 4 Super Charge 9-6) is allready trained for collection. The folks said they just set a small square Bale on edge in his pen, he mounts the bale, then you step in with a collection jar to receive the benediction.
    They brought us a whole box of supplies( jars, extenders, coolers, etc.) but I have yet to have a go at the procedure, LOL.
     
  5. RedHogs

    RedHogs Well-Known Member

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    Now do you think there is validity in always collecting, i talked to a man who ruined a high dollar boar by allowing him to mount live cover one time, then he was hard to collect.