Boar Stud Management Guidelines | English

Sire genetics account for 50% of piglet genetic potential, so good boar management is a crucial part of the pork value chain. If you manage or work in a boar production operation, the PIC Boar Management Manual will give you information to work efficiently and optimize boar productivity.

Keep boar semen quality high

A boar’s main job is to produce high-quality semen and impact operational productivity. Use the guidelines and recommendations in this boar management manual to ensure he can do his job and reach his genetic potential.

This manual focuses on:

  • Barn and boar management for best performance
  • Boar stud laboratory quality management
  • Boar semen quality assurance and quality control
  • Pig genetics

Click below to read or download the PIC Boar Management manual.