Identification of the genetic factors responsible for the appearance of steatosis in grower pigs and development of practical methods for identifying the carrier animals


Status:
Completed

 

Expertise:
Genetics | Meat Quality and Technical Services

Aim / objectives:
In a larger population, examine the relationship between the presence and intensity of muscle degeneration (steatosis) and backfat thickness in slaughter weight hogs.

Project Manager:
Marie-France Palin, Agriculture et Agroalimentaire Canada, Centre de recherche et de développement sur le bovin laitier et le porc, Lennoxville
CDPQ Team:
Janie Lévesque