May 20 Symposium Addresses Impacts of Increased Litter Size, Environment on Pig Quality

On May 20th the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Department of Animal Science will help co-host a symposium focusing on the impact of increased litter sizes on pig quality.

The event will be held at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in the Animal Science Building.

A variety of industry experts will be featured, speaking on a wide range of topics. Daniel Ciobanu, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, will speak on the genomic analysis of sow fertility and lifetime productivity.

Representing the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center will be Clay Lents, addressing the long-term impact of neonatal hog events on adult phenotype and productivity, as well as discussing possible ways to manage it. 
 
The symposium will end with a discussion about pork industry reproduction research needs.
 

Individuals wanting to register for the event can visit http://animalscience.unl.edu.

 

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