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Pork Checkoff Research

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Animal Science - Animal Science
Accurate and Rapid Assessment of Pig Body Weight
The  overall objective of this research project was to identify available technologies that can rapidly, and accurately, assess pig body weight at market. In order to complete the objectives,...
Animal Science - Animal Science
Production Analysis Summary for U.S. Pork Industry: 2017-2020
The goal of this production analysis is to aid the pork industry in improving efficiency. This is done through an analysis of anonymous production data using a standardized set of business logic and...
Animal Science - Animal Science
Adaptation of Machine Learning Technologies to Predict Swine Production Outcomes to Assist in Disease Detection
Animal Science - Animal Science
Design and Assessment of a Novel Cooling Control Algorithm and System for Swine Heat Stress Alleviation
Animal Science - Animal Science
Mitigation of seasonality of sow reproductive performance via genomic selection.
Animal Science - Animal Science
Development of New Barn Commissioning and Building Component Integrity Protocols for Swine Housing Systems
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