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Manipulating Pig Production IV
Another key book in this series that should be in your library, personal and/or institutional.  Have you ever wondered how those research dollars contribute to the pig industry?  Find some answers in the first Review on How does science contribute to the pig industry? - a producer's perspective.  How can you alter the voluntary food intake of your pigs (positively or negatively)?  Read the second Review:   Physiological control and manipulation of voluntary food intake.  Are your pigs stressed?  How can you decrease this?  Discover some tips in the third Review:  Developing management strategies to reduce stress in pigs:   A new approach utilising the biological cost of stress.  The fourth Review is on Physiology of the uterus and implantation.  The five Symposia discuss:   Integrating technology, knowledge and farming;  Stocking density and pig performance;  Pork quality - meeting consumers' needs;  Improving the utilization of amino acids by the pig; and, Outdoor pig production.

This excellent material is supported by 67 one-page Abstracts in the areas of Information Brokerage;   Voluntary Feed Intake;  Stress and Welfare;  Meat Quality;  Growth and Physiology;  Nutrition, Growth and Genetics;   Reproduction;   Health and Engineering; and, Lactation.  This hardbound volume of 280 pages covers a lot of useful information.

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