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Cover for The prediction of the consequences of pathogen challenges on the performance of growing pigs.

The purpose of this chapter is to develop a general framework that will enable progress to be made in our ability to predict pig performance in the presence of infectious stressors. Focus is given on subclinical infection, i.e. infection that does not lead to clear signs of disease other than a...

Author(s)
Kyriazakis, I.; Sandberg, F. B.; Brindle, W.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933548)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Modelling the effects of environmental stressors on the performance of growing pigs: from individuals to populations.

A simulation model that predicts the performance of a population of growing pigs when raised under given dietary, physical and social environmental conditions has been constructed. The aim was to investigate through the model the impact of between-animal variation on the response of a population to ...

Author(s)
Wellock, I. J.; Emmans, G. C.; Kyriazakis, I.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930059)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper