Record of Proceedings
National Swine Improvement Federation
Conference and Annual Meeting
 
December 4-5, 2014
NSIF Volume 39
Embassy Suites Lincoln, NE
Lincoln, NE



Papers Presented

Celebrating 50 Years with the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center

      Update on Swine Buildings and Projected Future Buildings Dr. Jeff Vallet, USDA Meat Animal Research Center, Clay Center, NE 

      Overview of Swine Genomics Dr. Gary Rohrer, USDA Meat Animal Research Center, Clay Center, NE  

      Assessment of Functional Genetic Variants for QTL Regions Dr. Dan Nonneman, USDA Meat Animal Research Center, Clay Center, NE  

      Nutrition Unit Research Dr. William Oliver, USDA Meat Animal Research Center, Clay Center, NE  

      Gilt Development Research Dr. Clay Lents, USDA Meat Animal Research Center, Clay Center, NE  

      Sow Metabolomics Research Dr. Lea Rempel, USDA Meat Animal Research Center, Clay Center, NE  

      Fetal Development Research Dr. Jeremy Miles, USDA Meat Animal Research Center, Clay Center, NE  

      Maternal and Fetal Predictors of Viral Load and Fetal Death in PRRSv Infected Pregnant Gilts Dr. John Harding, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada 

      The Role of Host Genetics in PCV2 susceptability Dr. Dan Ciobanu, University of Nebraska, Lincoln. 

      The Impact of PRRS and PED Virus Infection on Grower Pig Growth, Feed Efficiency and Metabolism Dr. Nicholas Gabler, Iowa State University, Ames.  

      Recent Developments in Theory and Application of Genomic Prediction in Beef Cattle Dr. Dorian Garrick, Iowa State University, Ames. 

      Statistical Approaches to Modeling Reproductive Longevity in the Genomics Era Dr. Steve Kachman, University of Nebraska, Lincoln. 

      Strategies and Case Studies for the use of ImprovestTM to Reduce Costs Associated with Intact Males in Nucleus Selection Schemes Mr. Bill Beckman, Zoetis, Kalamazoo, MI 

      Graduate Student Award Winner Presentation: Genetics of Feed Efficiency during Lactation Dinesh Moorkattukarathekkoot, Iowa State University, Ames.  

      Identifying the Barriers to Adopting Reproductive Technologies Dr. Kara Stewart, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 


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