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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 ...
Life Cycle Assessment of Iberian Traditional Pig Production System in Spain
(Sustainability, 2020-01-15) Benestar Animal
Traditional Iberian pig production is characterized by outdoor systems that produce animals fed with natural resources. The aim of this study was to assess the environmental impacts of such systems ...
Analysis of the Sustainability of Fattening Systems for Iberian Traditional Pig Production through a Technical and Environmental Approach
(Animals, 2021-02-05) Benestar Animal
At present, two types of fattening are carried out in Iberian traditional pig production. The montanera is the fattening system where fatteners are fed on acorns and pasture in the dehesa, and cebo de ...
Understanding consumers' perceptions towards Iberian pig production and animal welfare
(Meat Science, 2020-09-19) Benestar Animal; Qualitat i Tecnologia Alimentària
The Spanish market offers a greater variety of Iberian pork products. The aim of this paper is to determine the perception of consumers of several aspects of Iberian pig production and animal welfare ...