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boar

a male pig more than 6 months old and destined for use as a sire.

boar effect
boar exposure to gilts causes an earlier onset of puberty with some synchronization.
boar shield
a strong, oval layer of cartilage which develops over the shoulders of adult boars. Is a protective mechanism in boar fights. When cooked it becomes gelatinous.
boar-sow ratio
the number of boars required to maintain a sow herd at full piglet-producing performance.
boar taint
an odor specific to fresh boar meat, especially from adult boars, and said to resemble stale urine, is strongest immediately after slaughter, fades during storage but returns on frying or boiling. Some diners prefer the redolent rashers.
wild boar
susscrofa.
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Germany issued a decree on Wednesday to allow hunters to shoot wild boar year-round to stop the animals, which can carry African swine fever, from passing the deadly infection on to farm pigs.
This means that once one of Slovak wild boars gets it the virus could spread further very quickly.
He suggests that Sri Lanka should gift elephants to other countries while animals like wild boars should be shot and sold for meat.
amp;nbsp;Among the injured, one man's fingertip was torn off and the others suffered injuries to their legs when the boars ran into them,  (http://www.
Clinton Hood operates Wild Boars in Canada, a website dedicated to tracking the beasts.
Roberts (1997) reported that wild boars are found at elevation up to 1000 m in the Margalla National Park and around Kahuta Tret in the Murree foot hills, and throughout the Punjab and Sindh, down to Indus delta (Smiet et al.
To date, 280 wild boars in 87 counties and in 45 regions of Latvia have tested positive for ASF.
Although all wild deer samples tested negative, the proportion of antibody-positive wild boars increased significantly (p = 0.
They showed that wild boars are present in at least 10 ecoregions belonging to 8 phytogeographic provinces (High Andean, Monte Desert, Chaco, Paranaense, Pampean grassland, Espinal, Patagonian and Subantarctic provinces) (Fig.
Since 1993, when the Ebro Sotos and Galachos Nature Reserve was established, wild boars have caused farmers substantial losses, which have precipitated illegal hunting (e.
The wild boars used to reside within the forest earlier but after the trees were cut down to build Expressway these boars found the route to enter the nearby villages with quite an ease,' said Rashid Ali a resident of Laakot.