Swine

Genetic Pathways to Environmentally Friendly Pigs

Authors
  • A. Qu (Iowa State University)
  • L. Hittmeier (Iowa State University)
  • Laura Grapes (Iowa State University)
  • Max F. Rothschild (Iowa State University)
  • Chad H. Stahl (Iowa State University)

Abstract

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has enacted regulations that will restrict the amount of phosphorus (P) that can be applied to land. With the vast majority of swine production sites operating at high stocking densities and having less available land on which to apply animal effluent, increased P levels in manure could substantially increase production costs.

Keywords: Animal Science

How to Cite:

Qu, A., Hittmeier, L., Grapes, L., Rothschild, M. F. & Stahl, C. H., (2005) “Genetic Pathways to Environmentally Friendly Pigs”, Iowa State University Animal Industry Report 2(1). doi: https://doi.org/10.31274/ans_air-180814-1071

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Published on
01 Jan 2005
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