02 May 2013
Rooting Out a Novel Stress Syndrome in Pigs
Scientists at the Agricultural Research Service’s Roman L. Hruska U.S. Meat Animal Research Center (USMARC) in Clay Center, Nebraska, have identified a previously undetected genetic stress syndrome that is most likely affecting the swine industry. They are mapping the defect in pigs to get to the root of the problem.
Author/Organization: Agricultural Research
Topics: animal stress/discomfort/distress, animal welfare/general concepts, genetic , pigs