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Social interactions among individuals are abundant, both in natural and domestic populations, and may affect phenotypes of individuals. Recent research has demonstrated that the social effect of an individual on the phenotype of its social partners may have a genetic component, known as an indirect ...

Author(s)
Canario, L.; Lundeheim, N.; Bijma, P.
Publisher
Nature Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Heredity, 2017, 118, 6, pp 534-541
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Social interactions among pigs raised in the same pen affect their individual performance. The genetic consequences on welfare of selection for pigs having a beneficial effect on the growth rate of penmates were estimated. Firstly, a positive correlation between direct and associative effects for...

Author(s)
Canario, L.; Rydhmer, L.; Roehe, R.; Lundeheim, N.; Lawrence, A.; Knol, E.; Bergsma, R.; Turner, S.
Publisher
Institut du Porc, Paris, France
Citation
Journées de la Recherche Porcine en France, 2010, 42, pp 155-160
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Author(s)
Tsuma, V. T.; Einarsson, S.; Madej, A.; Lundeheim, N.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
Citation
Proceedings: The 13th International Pig Veterinary Society Congress, Bangkok, Thailand, 26-30 June 1994., 1994, pp 502