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Knowledge gaps in pork production with entire males and immunocastrates
This report represents Deliverable #1 of the action and was written under the direction of Ulrike Weiler and Michel Bonneau, the chair and vice-chair, respectively, of the COST Action CA 15215 with acronym IPEMA
The contributors are (by alphabetical order):
Marijke Aluwé, ILVO, Belgium; Giuseppe Bee, Agroscope, Switzerland; Michel Bonneau, IFIP, France; Marjeta Čandek-Potokar, KIS, Slovenia; Olena Doran, UWE, UK; Maria Font-i-Furnols, IRTA, Spain; Katharina Hoelzle, Universität Hohenheim, Germany; Catherine Larzul, INRA, France; Martin Škrlep, KIS, Slovenia; Eberhardt von Borell, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg;
Ulrike Weiler, Universität Hohenheim, Germany
Please refer to this work as:
Weiler U., Larzul C., Bee G., von Borell E., Font-i-Furnols M., Škrlep M., Aluwé M., Doran O., Čandek-Potokar M., Hoelzle K., Bonneau M., 2018. Knowledge gaps in pork production with entire males and immunocastrates. Deliverable 1 of Cost Action 15215 IPEMA, Innovative Approaches for Pork Production with Entire Males.

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Consumer acceptance of minced meat patties from boars in four European countries

M. Aluwé,M. Aaslyng, G. Backus, M. Bonneau, P. Chevillon, J.-E. Haugen, L. Meier-Dinkel, D. Mörlein, M.A. Oliver, H.M. Snoek, F.A.M. Tuyttens, M. Font-i-Furnols, 2018. Meat Science, Summaries of the paper in Catalan, Danish, Dutch, English, French and Spanish are available on this website (page Summaries Nat. Lang.) The paper is available for free until January 27th 2018, using the following share link:

Potential sensitivity of pork production situations aiming at high-quality products to the use of entire male pigs as an alternative to surgical castrates

M. Bonneau, M. Čandek-Potokar, M. Škrlep, M. Font-i-Furnols, M. Aluwé, The Castrum network, L. Fontanesi, 2017. Animal, doi:10.1017/S1751731117003044 Summaries of the paper in 22 languages are available on this website (page Summaries Nat. Lang.)

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Immunocastration as Alternative to Surgical Castration in Pigs

Marjeta Čandek-Potokar, Martin Škrlep, Galia Zamaratskaia, 2017. Theriogenology, Dr. Rita Payan Carreira (Ed.), InTech, DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.68650. Available from:

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Attitudes of Serbian food technology students towards surgical and immunocastration of boars and their sensitivity to androstenone and skatole

Tomasevic I., Đekić I., Font-i-Furnols M., Aluwé M., Čandek-Potokar M., Bonneau M., Weiler U., 2017. IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Sciences, 85, conference 1. doi: 10.1088/1755-1315/85/1/012087,

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