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Animal Science - Animal Science
Litter Size Produced by Gilts Divergently Selected on Reproductive Components: Terminal Evaluation
The high prolificacy of the Meishan pig has been linked in part to the high placental efficiency (ratio of piglet weight to the weight of its placenta) displayed by its conceptuses. An early report...
Animal Science - Animal Science
Zone Heating for Wean-to- Finish Facilities: A Peformance Comparison
The University of Nebraska conducted on-farm research trials in 2003 and 2004 to de-termine the impacts of zone-heating options for wean-to-finish operations. Modulated LP gas-fired brooders were...
Animal Science - Animal Science
Economic Impact of PRRS on the Cost of Pork Production
This study used a combination of techniques and data sources to arrive at the annual estimated cost of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome on the United States swine industry. By using a...
Animal Science - Animal Science
Analysis and Characterization of Volatile Components Responsible for the Off-Odor Development in Irradiated Pork
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