Group

Goals

• 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.

MEMBERS
-Joan Estany
-Lorenzo Fraile
-Romi Pena
-Lluís Miquel Pla
-Marc Tor

POSTDOCS
-Marina Laplana
-Roger Ros

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

CONTACT DETAILS
191, Rovira Roure Avenue
25198 (Lleida)
Spain
Telf: +34 973 702851
Fax: +34 973 702690
joan.estany@udl.cat

SENIOR RESEARCHERS

Joan Estany (PI)

FLAGSHIP PROJECTS

SUSMILKMEAT
PUBLICATIONS SINCE 2013
PUBLICATIONS