Genetic Parameters for Androstenone and Skatole as Indicators of Boar Taint

Danish research shows that skatole and androstenone can be reduced by genetic selection without adverse effects on economic parameters (production and litter size traits). The scientists suggest breeding is a better alternative to the castration of male pigs.
calendar icon 10 April 2013
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