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Keeping pigs
...Farrowing pigs
...Feeding pigs
...Pig breeds
...Pig Selection
...Piglets
...Weaning piglets
...Runts
>..Sows
...Boars
...Pork

Sows come into heat at three-week periods throughout the year, that is until they are successfully served by a boar.

The sow will not come back into a heat after she has given birth until you wean the piglets. When they have been removed she will probably come into heat after two or three days but it may be as long as ten days.

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