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The Pig Pheromone Site


Boar Saliva Analog (BSA) -- the Boar Pheromone that stimulates sow estrus behavior and enhances reproductive performance

Two videos; one sow not in heat; one sow in heat after BSA spray


Sow not in heat

Sow in heat sprayed with BSA pheromone

References from our Laboratory

Finishing Pig Behavior



Laboratory of Animal Behavior, Physiology and Welfare