Tag Archive: boar taint, efficiency, GnRH, immunocastration, Jose Vincente Peloso, meat quality
Jan 31, 2021Susan SpiegelComments Off on Castration alternative boosting efficiency, quality and welfare in BrazilPig producers in Brazil are improving efficiency, quality and welfare standards thanks to a novel alternative to physical castration, says a prominent swine veterinarian and meat scientist.
Jun 13, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Optimizing nutrition key to unlocking full benefits of immunocastrationAn alternative technique to physical castration could offer US hog producers a host of financial and management benefits.
May 15, 2017PGT EditorComments Off on Demonstration farm helping pork industry see benefits of pig-castration alternativeA group of 250 intact male piglets arrives at the demonstration farm ready to be the face of a new type of pork production.
Dec 15, 2016PGT EditorComments Off on Boar-taint vaccination associated with less male aggression in Australian studyBoar-taint vaccination improved the welfare of male pigs kept under commercial conditions by inhibiting sexual and aggressive behavior, according to new research from Australia.