Sheridan, IN 46069

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 2
Total Value of Awards $430K
First Award Date 01/01/07
Most Recent Award Date 01/01/08

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Webel Stephen Webel 2 Message
Swanson Mark Swanson 2 Message

2 Awards Won

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Agriculture
Topic: 2008
Budget: 01/01/08 - 12/31/08

Key factors determining reproductive efficiency are control of estrus and ovulation in weaned sows and in gilts, which have already begun to display estrous cycles. Weaning sows at 3 weeks or greater of lactation results in a high percentage of them displaying estrus 5-8 days later. Feeding the orally active progestin, MATRIX, to gilts for 14 da...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Agriculture
Topic: 2007
Budget: 01/01/07 - 12/31/07

The success of the US pork industry depends upon high fertility in the breeding herd.