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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 ...
To Provide a Double Feeder in Growing Pigs Housed under High Environmental Temperatures Reduces Social Interactions but Does Not Improve Weight Gains
(Animals, 2020-11-30) Benestar Animal; Qualitat i Tecnologia Alimentària
Heat stress and competition for food are two major challenges in pigs reared in intensive conditions. The aim of the present work was to study the e ect of providing a double feeder for pigs reared ...
Attitudes and beliefs of Eastern European consumers towards animal welfare
(Animals, 2020-07-17) Qualitat i Tecnologia Alimentària
The aim of this exploratory work, because of the existing bias on the size of the sample and some of the sociodemographic characteristics of the participants, was to investigate the Eastern European ...
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 ...
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 ...