Animal Breeding


Publications since 2013

191, Rovira Roure Avenue

25198 (Lleida) – Spain

+34 973 702851


  • Increase technical and economic efficiency of pig production
  • Increase pork quality

Research Lines

  • Breeding for meat and fat quality and disease resistance
  • Strategies for optimal management decisions

Main activities

  • Meat and fat quality analysis
  • Clinical trials for pig disease diagnosis, prevention and treatment
  • Validation of pig management techniques
  • Development of statistical tools for decision making

International Impact

World leading position in genetics and selection for fat content and composition in pigs. Renowned expertise in field trials for drug and vaccine evaluation of pig diseases and in digestive microbiology in relation to protein metabolism and methane production.


Ana Stoian

PHD students

Glòria Abella
Esther García
Emma Solé
Rafael Suárez
Eduard Molinero
Houda Laghouaouta