|This hardbound volume of 259 pages also provides relevant
information for those actively involved in the pig industry. Four Reviews discuss
Past achievements and future role of research in the pig industry; Aspects of
ovarian function in the gilt and sow; Energy evaluation systems for pig diets; and,
Genetic programmes to improve litter size in pigs. These Reviews are ably supported
by four Symposia on Implications of the Senate enquiry on animal welfare for the pig
industry; New developments in the understanding of proliferative enteritis;
Environmental factors affecting feed intake in pigs; and, Potential impact of
biotechnology on pig meat production.
To round off this volume there are 71 one-page
Abstracts under the headings of Reproduction, Welfare, Meat Quality, Nutrition, Health,
Environment, Biotechnology, and Genetics.