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Volume 48 Supplement 1

Prevention of Boar Taint in Pig Production: The 19th Symposium of the Nordic Committee for Veterinary Scientific Cooperation

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Prevention of Boar Taint in Pig Production: The 19th Symposium of the Nordic Committee for Veterinary Scientific Cooperation.

Gardermoen, Norway21-22 November 2005

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  1. Boar taint is mainly caused by two components; skatole (3-methylindole) and androstenone. By castrating the male pigs, boar taint will be avoided. In Norway, castration of pigs will no longer be permitted afte...

    Authors: Håvard Tajet, Øystein Andresen and THE Meuwissen

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2006 48(Suppl 1):S9

    Content type: Oral presentation

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