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Category: Genetics



Genetic diversity, changing clinical picture and make IAV-S detection challenging
Influenza A virus in swine (IAV-S) remains among the top health challenges facing the US swine industry and,...
Review: Achieving sustainable production of pig meat
Volume 2: Animal breeding and nutrition ...
Northern Ireland pig herd shows resilient ‘bounce back’ ability
Using more prolific genetics as well as increasing the feed intake to lactating sows has helped boost the...
Acoustic Signalling Strongly Related to Personality in the Domestic Pig
Social interactions among individuals are often mediated through acoustic signals. If acoustic signals are...
Maximizing Crossbred Pig Performance
Crossbreeding is the most widely used production system in the swine industry, and thus the genetic improvement...
Animal Variation and the Derivation of Optimal Shipping Strategies for Finishing Pigs
The difference between the average individual and the population mean response depends on the amount of genetic...





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