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Understanding the consumer requirements is an important issue in food research. Nowadays, constant changes in consumer attitudes towards food products can be observed, therefore recognizing the reasons for consumer decisions can be a challenge. Products of animal origin are no longer considered...

Author(s)
Tekień, A.; Gutkowska, K.; Żakowska-Biemans, S.; Jóźwik, A.; Krotki, M.
Publisher
Polish Academy of Sciences, Institute of Genetics and Animal Breeding, Jastrzebiec, Poland
Citation
Animal Science Papers and Reports, 2018, 36, 2, pp 171-184
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As farmers in the United States try to develop new poultry operations, there are two main possibilities. The first is to work within the existing vertically integrated systems. The second is to develop independent, smaller operations. Those that choose the second option look toward alternative...

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Jacob, J. P.; Pescatore, A. J.; Anderson, K. E.; McCrea, B.; Shaw, D. P.
Publisher
Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST), Ames, USA
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Issue Paper - Council for Agricultural Science and Technology, 2018, No.61, pp 20 pp.
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Genome editing is the process of making precise, targeted sequence changes in the deoxyribonucleic acid of living cells and organisms. Recent advances have made genome editing widely applicable, offering the opportunity to rapidly advance basic and applied biology. In the face of the mounting food, ...

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Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST), Ames, USA
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Issue Paper - Council for Agricultural Science and Technology, 2018, No.60, pp 24 pp.
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In veterinary medicine, in order to address animal welfare (AW) issues, it is not sufficient to study only the technical effectiveness of a given intervention, but also to assess its impact on AW. The aim of the study was to evaluate the benefits in terms of AW of the intradermal administration...

Author(s)
Minervini, S.; Scollo, A.; Cevidalli, A.; Bortoletto, G.; Gottardo, F.
Publisher
Societá Italiana di Patologia ed Allevamento dei Suini (SIPAS), Montichiari, Italy
Citation
Atti della Società Italiana di Patologia ed Allevamento dei Suini (SIPAS), XLIV Meeting Annuale, Montichiari (BS), Italia, 15-16 Marzo 2018, 2018, pp 85-90
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Animal welfare is an important topic with a relevant impact on both public opinion and pig production, particularly, in the so-called ethical production chain. The aims of this study were to test, on different pig categories, a selection of Animal Based Measures (ABMs) and evaluate their...

Author(s)
Maisano, A. M.; Nodari, S. R.; Alborali, G. L.; Begni, E.; Fadini, M.; Giacomini, E.; Invernizzi, A.; Lazzaro, M.; Lombardi, G.; Polloni, A.; Prati, P.; Rosignoli, C.; Santucci, G.; Scali, F.; Vitali, A.; Vezzoli, F.
Publisher
Societá Italiana di Patologia ed Allevamento dei Suini (SIPAS), Montichiari, Italy
Citation
Atti della Società Italiana di Patologia ed Allevamento dei Suini (SIPAS), XLIV Meeting Annuale, Montichiari (BS), Italia, 15-16 Marzo 2018, 2018, pp 67-76
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Antimicrobial usage (AMU) in pig farms pose a threat to public health due to the negative consequences on spread of antimicrobial resistance. Important factors, such as animal welfare and slaughterhouse records, may provide useful data regarding rational use of antimicrobials. AMU, animal welfare,...

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Maisano, A. M.; Santucci, G.; Ghidini, S.; Scali, F.; Costa, A.; Ballista, C.; Zaghini, L.; Attanasio, G.; Belluzzi, G.; Borrello, S.; Candela, L.; Colagiorgi, A.; Giacomini, E.; Giudici, F.; Ianieri, A.; Lazzaro, M.; Frazzi, P.; Vitali, A.; Vezzoli, F.; Zanardi, E.; Alborali, G. L.
Publisher
Societá Italiana di Patologia ed Allevamento dei Suini (SIPAS), Montichiari, Italy
Citation
Atti della Società Italiana di Patologia ed Allevamento dei Suini (SIPAS), XLIV Meeting Annuale, Montichiari (BS), Italia, 15-16 Marzo 2018, 2018, pp 57-66
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Hoelstad, B. E.
Publisher
Societá Italiana di Patologia ed Allevamento dei Suini (SIPAS), Montichiari, Italy
Citation
Atti della Società Italiana di Patologia ed Allevamento dei Suini (SIPAS), XLIV Meeting Annuale, Montichiari (BS), Italia, 15-16 Marzo 2018, 2018, pp 53
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The aim of this study was to evaluate if the presence of a small amount of straw, is able to reduce significantly tail biting, without compromising growth performance in the first moth after weaning. Finally, it was evaluate if straw ingestion could have a positive effect as a source of fiber able...

Author(s)
Galli, M. C.; Scollo, A.; Contiero, B.; Gottardo, F.
Publisher
Societá Italiana di Patologia ed Allevamento dei Suini (SIPAS), Montichiari, Italy
Citation
Atti della Società Italiana di Patologia ed Allevamento dei Suini (SIPAS), XLIV Meeting Annuale, Montichiari (BS), Italia, 15-16 Marzo 2018, 2018, pp 363-370
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During oestrus, fattening female pigs are more prone to lameness, fractures and wounds due to mounting and agonistic behaviours. This is the first study that assessed the effect of sexual maturity on the behaviour and welfare of heavy female pigs, where an immunocastrated control group was used for ...

Author(s)
Martino, G. di; Scollo, A.; Garbo, A.; Lega, F.; Stefani, A. L.; Vascellari, M.; Natale, A.; Zuliani, F.; Zanardello, C.; Tonon, F.; Bonfanti, L.
Publisher
Societá Italiana di Patologia ed Allevamento dei Suini (SIPAS), Montichiari, Italy
Citation
Atti della Società Italiana di Patologia ed Allevamento dei Suini (SIPAS), XLIV Meeting Annuale, Montichiari (BS), Italia, 15-16 Marzo 2018, 2018, pp 281-287
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Skin lesions are a welfare problem for pigs with economic losses for producers and abattoirs. The aim of the present study was to analyse the prevalence of different external carcass lesions on heavy pigs (170 kg) after slaughter, evaluating the feasibility to use them as welfare indicators. A...

Author(s)
Bottacini, M.; Scollo, A.; Veloci, M.; Contiero, B.; Pace, V.; Gottardo, F.
Publisher
Societá Italiana di Patologia ed Allevamento dei Suini (SIPAS), Montichiari, Italy
Citation
Atti della Società Italiana di Patologia ed Allevamento dei Suini (SIPAS), XLIV Meeting Annuale, Montichiari (BS), Italia, 15-16 Marzo 2018, 2018, pp 169-181

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