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  • Joined Aug 2017
AI pigs?
« on: January 16, 2023, 05:47:37 pm »
Was wondering if anyone has had much success with AI ing there pigs?
Where to purchase from etc?

We’ve a 10 month old gilt here and seeing as no boars to hire locally, we’re thinking of giving it a try.


  • Joined Feb 2012
Re: AI pigs?
« Reply #1 on: January 16, 2023, 06:07:00 pm »
I have ai'd a few times. I do have the advantage of having a boar on the yard so I let the sow out and she goes and stands at his pen.

You can get semen from Deerpark in Ireland. They send on a next day delivery.

You need to make a note of when you girl is standing and then you know when to order. If the sow isn't properly on heat and standing the catheter wont lock in place and the semen will run out. The semen lasts three days so there is some leeway.

I'd be happy to have a chat with you if you want to send me a pm.


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