May, 2012
    Gestation Sow Housing

    May 11, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. (CDT)


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    Welcome and Introductions
    Dr. John McGlone
    Texas Tech University
    FASS Animal Care Committee, Chair

    Space Needs For Group-Housed Sows
    Janeen Salak-Johnson
    University of Illinois

    Gestation and Farrowing Crates and Pens
    Dr. Ken Stalder
    Iowa State University

    Lameness and Injuries Among Gestating Sows
    Dr. Anna Johnson
    Iowa State University

    Options For Group Housing of Sows
    Dr. Yuzhi Li
    University of Minnesota

    Genotypes for Group Housing
    Dr. Craig Lewis
    PIC Geneticist

    Scientific Comparison of Gestation Housing Systems
    Dr. Gail Golab
    American Veterinary Medical Association

    Questions and Discussion