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Animal Science Reference Book from C.H.I.P.S.

Perspectives
in Pig Science

edited by J. Wiseman

Perspectives in Pig Science covers a broad range of topics of critical importance to pig scientists and producers.

It features a collection of papers by some of the world's leading authorities in five key areas:

  • Breeding and genetics
  • Management, marketing and meat quality
  • Health and welfare
  • Reproduction and reproductive management
  • Nutrition


Contents

  1. The Ups and Downs of the Global Pig Market
  2. Genetic Selection for Litter Size and Piglet Survival
  3. Genotype Environment Interactions
  4. Prospects in Pig Genetics
  5. Pigment Production Markets
  6. Integrated Planning for Future Developments in Pig Businesses
  7. Development of Organic Pig Production Systems
  8. Nutritional Management in Integrated Pig Units
  9. Biochemical Basis for Meat Quality
  10. Immunological Aspects of Postweaning Multisystemic Wasting Syndrome
  11. Welfare of the Neonatal Piglet
  12. Environmental Issues in the Weaning Piglet
  13. Coping Styles in Pigs
  14. Strategies to Control On-Farm Transmission of Infectious Agents
  15. Insemination Strategies in Swine Physiological Backgrounds and Practical Consequences
  16. Placental Development, Efficiency and Embryonic Mortality
  17. Physiological Development in the Gilt
  18. Lifetime Performance of the Sow
  19. Nutritional Influences on Gut Physiology
  20. The Control and Prediction of Food Intake in Sickness and in Health
  21. Transition Feeding Systems Post-Weaning
  22. Nutritional Modeling in Large-Scale Commercial Units: Amino Acids
  23. Influences of Dietary Fibre on Physical Activity and Behavior, and on its Energy Value for Growing Pigs

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