Session 20. Alternatives to surgical castration of male piglets without pain relief

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Date: 29 August 2017; 14:30 – 17:45 hours
Chairperson: S.Millet


Theatre Session 20

COST action IPEMA: Innovative approaches in pork production with entire males and immunocastrates
Weiler, U.; Larzul, C.; Bee, G.; Von Borell, E.; Font-I-Furnols, M.; Škrlep, M.; Aluwé, M.; Bonneau, M.

Producing and marketing entire male pigs
Backus, G.B.C.

CASTRUM project: a survey on male pig castration for traditional and conventional products in Europe
Fontanesi, L.; Aluwé, A.; Bonneau, M.; Buttazzoni, L.; Čandek-Potokar, M.; Courboulay, V.; Failla, S.; Font-I-Furnols, M.; Fredriksen, B.; Škrlep, M.; Von Borell, E.

Evaluation of alternatives to surgical castration in heavy pigs for traditional products (CASTRUM)
Bonneau, M.; Čandek-Potokar, M.; Škrlep, M.; Font-I-Furnols, M.; Aluwé, M.; Fontanesi, L.

Evaluation of information on methods for anaesthesia and analgesia for male pig castration (CASTRUM)
Von Borell, E.; Courboulay, V.; Fredriksen, B.; Fontanesi, L.

Performance and welfare assessment in entire males compared to anti GnRH vaccinated boars
Ebschke, S.; Weber, M.; Von Borell, E..

Influence of feeding level and dietary energy content on performance and behavior of entire male pig
Quiniou, N.; Valable, A.S.; Lebas, N.; Courboulay, V..

Aggression, stress, leanness, feed, and their relation to boar taint
Heyrman, E.; Millet, S.; Tuyttens, F.; Ampe, B.; Janssens, S.; Buys, N.; Wauters, J.; Vanhaecke, L.; Aluwé, M.

Feeding adsorbents to reduce androstenone in plasma and backfat of boars
Canibe, N.; Frederiksen, J.; Brehmer, L.S.; Jensen, B.B.

Expression quantitative trait loci reveals genes and pathways associated with boar taint in pigs
Drag, M.; Hansen, M.B.; Kadarmideen, H.N.

Stability of boar taint compounds during storage
Heyrman, E.; Vanhaecke, L.; Millet, S.; Tuyttens, F.; Ampe, B.; Janssens, S.; Buys, N.; Wauters, J.; Verplanken, K.; Van Poucke, C.; Aluwé, M.


Posters Session 20

Comparison of pig classification results between entire and castrated males
Daumas, G.

Assessment of carcasses of pigs, slaughtered with different live weight
Povod, M.; Kravchenko, O.; Getya, A.

Use of genetic markers to reduce boar taint in Canadian pigs – validation in commercial trials
Maignel, L.; Fortin, F.; Gagnon, P.; Jafarikia, M.; Squires, J.; Sullivan, B.