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Non-destructive evaluation of carcass and ham traits and meat quality assessment applied to early and late immunocastrated Iberian pigs
(Animal, 2021-02-23) Qualitat i Tecnologia Alimentària
Castration is a common practice in Iberian pigs due to their advanced age and high weight at slaughter. Immunocastration (IC) is an alternative to surgical castration that influences carcass and cut ...
Computed tomography evaluation of gilt growth performance and carcass quality under feeding restrictions and compensatory growth effects on the sensory quality of pork
(Livestock Science, 2020-04-15) Genètica i Millora Animal; Nutrició Animal; Qualitat i Tecnologia Alimentària
Restricted feed can affect the body composition of pigs. Body composition can be studied non-destructively in live pigs using computed tomography (CT). The objective was to investigate the effect of ...
Effects of a high-fat-diet supplemented with probiotics and ω3-fatty acids on appetite regulatory neuropeptides and neurotransmitters in a pig model
(Beneficial Microbes, 2020-07-28) Benestar Animal; Qualitat i Tecnologia Alimentària; Genètica i Millora Animal
The pig is a valuable animal model to study obesity in humans due to the physiological similarity between humans and pigs in terms of digestive and associated metabolic processes. The dietary use of ...