Group

Goals

• Reduce environmental impact of pig farming

Research Lines

• Genetics for meat and fat quality and disease resistance
• Nutrition for reduced environmental impact

Main activities

• Animal genetic evaluation and genotyping
• Evaluation of strategies for reduced environmental impact

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.

MEMBERS
-Joaquim Balcells
-Daniel Babot
-Gabriel de la Fuente

POSTDOCS
-Ahmad Reza Seradj

PHD STUDENTS
-Sandra Costa
-Laura Sarri
-Esperanza Fuertes

CONTACT DETAILS
191, Rovira Roure Avenue
25198 (Lleida)
Spain
Telf: +34 973 706498
Fax: +34 973 702690
joaquim.balcells@udl.cat

SENIOR RESEARCHERS

Joaquim Balcells (PI)

FLAGSHIP PROJECTS

SUSMILKMEAT

PUBLICATIONS SINCE 2013

PUBLICATIONS