Adapting the feed, the animal and the feeding techniques to improve the efficiency and sustainability of monogastric livestock production systems
Adapting the feed, the animal and the feeding techniques to improve the efficiency and sustainability of monogastric livestock production systems

A review of the purebred-crossbred correlation in pigs

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An interview of Mario Calus (Wageningen UR) by Valérie Heuzé (AFZ). Filmed and edited by Hélène Thiollet (AFZ).
Publication date: 
25 January 2018
Full title: 
Season 1 Episode 5: A review of the purebred-crossbred correlation in pigs
Publishing information: 
Feed-a-Gene
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Abstract: 

During the Feed-a-Gene stakeholder meeting held at the EAAP annual meeting in Tallinn (August 2017), a series of 10 interviews of researchers associated with the project was filmed. In this fifth episode, Mario Calus explains the review he has presented at the EAAP. In episodes 6-9 (to be released in the following weeks), Feed-a-Gene's researchers will present the results they have obtained so far. In the season finale, Jaap van Milgen will talk about the importance of stakeholders and about their feedback and input on the project.

Mario Calus is involved in Feed-a-Gene's WP5: Use of traits in animal selection (Genetic parameter estimations, genetic model developments & evaluation of breeding schemes).

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