Pork Muscling Profiling Study 2002

This research project evaluated a variety of pork quality attributes for each of 25 different muscles from 64 carcasses. The results identified several shoulder and ham muscles that have quality attributes conducive to merchandizing these muscles individually to potentially improve…

Strategies to Optimize Sow Longevity

Early removal of sows from the herd due to mortality, health problems and low production is a major bottleneck in the swine industry that amounts to animal welfare and economic concerns due to replacement and veterinary treatment costs. The identification…