Boar gone berserk!

Rustic Green Acres

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The farmers we bought our boar from had there boar go crazy, during mating with a sow. As far as I understand she fell down while he was on her and it sent him in to a rage, they had to beat him off of her with a broom. Sadly they had to put her down. Has anyone heard of a boar going mad like that? Prior to this he has been a very nice trustworthy pig.
 

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That’s scary, I’ve never heard of anything like that. Boar’s can stay on top of the sow for quite some time during mating and I’ve seen it where a sow starts to get pretty tired with him being up there for so long. Boar’s get super hormonal when mating and can be very unpredictable. If I see my boar pursuing a sow I keep my distance until he’s calm.
 

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So far it seems to be a freak thing, no-one has heard of anything like this happening. we just worry that our boar might do the same thing if it's genetic quirk.
 

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