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SwineCast 1190, The Squeal on Feed Efficiency + Barn Design, Part 3: Facility Design And Genetic Development

SwineCast 1190 Show Notes:
  • What are the building design considerations to house larger and faster animals?
  • Joining us for part three in this three part series to talk about facility design and genetic development are Dr. Saskia Bloemhof (PIC leader of the North and Latin America Genetic Services team), Nat Stas (PIC technical services specialist), and special guest Dr. Mark Knauer (North Carolina State Swine Extension Specialist).

SwineCast 1186, The Squeal on Feed Efficiency + Barn Design, Part 2: Facility Impact On Actualization Of Genetic Potential

SwineCast 1186 Show Notes:
  • What's happened in efficiency and productivity and how should that affect our facility design for today and the future?
  • Joining us for part two in this three part series to talk about the degree and direction of genetic efforts are Dr. Saskia Bloemhof (PIC leader of the North and Latin America Genetic Services team), Nat Stas (PIC technical services specialist), and special guest Dr. Mark Knauer (North Carolina State Swine Extension Specialist).

SwineCast 1183, The Squeal on Feed Efficiency + Barn Design, Part 1: Degree And Direction Of Genetic Efforts

SwineCast 1183 Show Notes:
  • Sometimes it's good to step back and take a look at trend lines. What's happened in efficiency and productivity and how should that affect our facility design for today and the future?
  • Joining us for part one in this three part series to talk about the degree and direction of genetic efforts are Dr. Saskia Bloemhof (PIC leader of the North and Latin America Genetic Services team), Nat Stas (PIC technical services specialist), and special guest Dr. Mark Knauer (North Carolina State Swine Extension Specialist).

SwineCast 1080, The Squeal on Expecting More From The Evolution Of Genetics And Nutrition, Part 3

SwineCast 1080 Show Notes:
  • Expecting More From The Evolution Of Genetics And Nutrition, Part 3 of 3: In this third part of a three part series on the evolution of genetics and nutrition, the panel discusses "What does the future hold for swine genetics and nutrition?". On the panel Dr. John Patience (Iowa State University), Dr. William Herring (PIC's Director Of Global Development), and Dr. Uislei Orlando (PIC's Global Nutrition Director).

SwineCast 1079, The Squeal on Expecting More From The Evolution Of Genetics And Nutrition, Part 2

SwineCast 1079 Show Notes:
  • Expecting More From The Evolution Of Genetics And Nutrition, Part 2 of 3: In this second part of a three part series on the evolution of genetics and nutrition, the panel discusses "What new metric is of greatest value to you?". On the panel Dr. John Patience (Iowa State University), Dr. William Herring (PIC's Director Of Global Development), and Dr. Uislei Orlando (PIC's Global Nutrition Director).

SwineCast 1076, The Squeal on Expecting More From The Evolution Of Genetics And Nutrition, Part 1

SwineCast 1076 Show Notes:
  • Expecting More From The Evolution Of Genetics And Nutrition, Part 1 of 3: This episode focuses on the question "What should we expect from the evolution of genetics and nutrition?", with Dr. John Patience (Iowa State University), Dr. William Herring (PIC's Director Of Global Development), and Dr. Uislei Orlando (PIC's Global Nutrition Director).

Technology Tools Like CRISPR Are Pork Opportunities

Opportunities for Swine Genetic ImprovementOpportunities for Swine Genetic Improvement Thomas Titus, TriPork, Inc., shares the opportunities available for genetic improvements in swine through technologies like CRISPR. Some observations: 1) The conversation of biologic and genetic tools like CRISPR are happening and the agriculture livestock world needs to be engaged in the conversation continuously, 2) Collaboration is critical [video].

Thomas Titus - Opportunities for Swine Genetic Improvement


Opportunities for Swine Genetic Improvement - Thomas Titus, TriPork, Inc., from the 2018 World Pork Expo, June 6 - 8, 2018, Des Moines, IA, USA.

SwineCast 1023, Dr. Mark Cigan on CRISPR in the development of pig traits and dealing with specific swine diseases

SwineCast 1023 Show Notes:
  • Dr. Mark Cigan, Trait Development Director Genus plc, talks about how CRISPR can be used in the development of pig traits and the future of CRISPR in dealing with specific swine diseases.

SwineCast 1017, The Squeal - Driving Improvement In Meat Quality

SwineCast 1017 Show Notes:
  • A new audio feature brought to you by PIC, The Squeal offers roundtable discussion on key components of swine genetics and production. In this episode on meat quality, Collette Kaster of Kaster Solutions and PIC Meat Scientists Dr. Neal Matthews and Brandon Fields offer viewpoints on management and technology.
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