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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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Differences in the activity pattern of the wild boar Sus scrofa related to human disturbance.
Debido a que este es el primer trabajo en el que se intenta conocer la diversidad genetica poblacional de Sus scrofa domestica en Cerete, Colombia y no se cuenta con informacion previa que permita explorar la posibilidad de perdida de diversidad genetica en el tiempo; no se puede descartar la posibilidad de procesos endogamicos para esta poblacion de la region del Caribe colombiano.
14) Sus Scrofa, truly a composite of several disparate lines, varies widely in appearance.
2008a: Annual and seasonal space use of different age classes of female wild boar Sus scrofa L.
caballo, mula, 8 0,1 2 1,3 burro Sus scrofa chancho 72 0,6 3 1,9 Bos taurus vaca 127 1,0 3 1,9 Caprinae oveja/cabra 1.
it wasn't until about 11,000 years ago that humans brought home the bacon in the form of the Sus scrofa domestica (the Latin name for the pig, not to be confused with pig Latin).
Whenever I go off to agricultural shows or other events when the conversation is likely to be dominated by Sus scrofa domesticus, Gerry makes his excuses and stays home.
Sus scrofa cristatus (Wagner 1939), Indian wild boar, Least Concern (10): The species was frequently sighted along cultivated lands and sand dunes areas.
A literatura comporta poucos detalhes sobre a inervacao da lingua no que diz respeito aos ramos linguais do nervo hipoglosso no Sus scrofa domesticus, (L.
Whether the morphometric differences in Eurasian Sus scrofa populations are really sufficient to differentiate at the sub-species level or just reflect intra-specific variation across a wide geographic range is a matter of debate.
The DNA sequencing templates were PCR amplified from the Sus scrofa strain Yorkshire RYR1 gene (Accession M91456.
Bos taurus 6/3 96/11 69/17 117/13 Ovis aries 2/2 14/4 2/1 Capra hircus 6/6 3/1 Ovis aries/ 27/7 47/15 105/20 Capra hircus Sus scrofa dom.