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Pork Checkoff Research

Research is at the heart of the National Pork Board’s mission and is funded by your Pork Checkoff dollars. Research is administered in all areas of pork production, processing, and human nutrition to develop a higher quality and more profitable product in the competitive meat protein market.

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Swine Health - General Disease
Pathogenicity and antibody responses of different U.S. PEDV strains in pigs of different ages
Animal Science
Identification of putative factors contributing to pelvic organ prolapse in sows
Pork Safety - Pre-Harvest
The development of on-farm and in-plant methods to eliminate needle hazards
Animal Well-being
Providing humane on-farm handling tools to move non-ambulatory grow-finish pigs
Environment - Air
Cover crops, timing, and compaction: Evaluating practices to improve manure nitrogen management
Swine Health - General Disease
Development and evaluation of antibody detection methods in oral fluids for cost-effective and efficient surveillance and control of Senecavirus in swine population.
Swine Health - General Disease
Efficacy of a novel intramammary vaccine delivery system for PEDV to decrease pre-weaning mortality and enhance mechanisms of immunity
Animal Well-being
Determining the Topical and Oral Pharmacokinetics of Flunixin Meglumine in Pre-wean Piglets and Developing Tools for Drug Study in Pre-Wean Piglets
Animal Science - Sow Lifetime Productivity
Replacement gilt candidate feet, leg and reproductive trait evaluation using digital analysis and visual observation.
Public Health - Influenza
Evaluating the impact of low-level hydrogen sulfide exposure on pathogenesis of zoonotic and endemic infectious swine diseases.
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