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sow

(sou)
n.
a. An adult female pig, especially one that has had at least one litter.
b. The adult female of several other animals, such as the bear.
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According to the documents, in Punjab it was fixed to sow wheat crop on the 6.515 million hector but so far but so far it sow on 0.276 million hector area.
When weaning, mix the creep feed with sow and weaner meal for some days and then gradually switch completely to sow and weaner from 8-16 weeks of age, at 0.66-2kg per pig per day and finally pig finisher meal fed from 16-28 weeks of age, at 2.
The premium program enables swine producers to gain daily visibility into their sow barns.
Five blood samples were obtained from different experiment groups on the fourth day after weaning, and the samples to measure cortisol concentrations were collected in anticoagulant-free tubes from each sow. The tubes were gently shaken and stored on ice until all animals had been killed.
Radish can be sown straight in to the ground so make sure the space you are going to sow is weed free.
I sow two seeds at a time and take out the weediest.
In conclusion, evaporative snout cooling system promotes the reduction of rectal temperature, increase voluntary feed intake, reduce sow's weight loss and improve growth performance of litters.
If you want a perennial meadow composed of grasses and wildflowers, sow a perennial mix and an annual mix together.
You can sow carrots now and get a crop in six weeks.
Sow hit eight goals in his first 12 competitive games for Hearts but tore a thigh muscle in October's derby draw with Hibs.
By improving sow performance, Tim has needed to expand the unit to accommodate the extra pigs being reared.
PRUNE spring-flowering shrubs over three years old as they finish flowering | SOW sweet peas directly into their flowering position | SPROUT maincrop potatoes and plant sprouted tubers of early varieties | SOW and plant out vegetables including beetroot, broad beans, carrots, celeriac, onions, peas, spinach and swedes | SOW seeds of tomatoes in a heated propagator or on a warm windowsill to grow outdoors when all danger of frost has passed | TIDY up ivy growing on walls, using shears | CLEAR remaining crops such as leek and celery, so the ground can be prepared for new ones | KEEP the kids amused by sowing some giant sunflowers with them, under glass or outdoors when conditions allow | GIVE roses a top dressing of fertiliser | THIN early sowings of lettuce