The research program on ending castration of male pigs by Wageningen UR Life Sciences is accepted

1) sensory evaluation of meat from entire mail pigs
2) preventive measures to reduce boar taint prevalence
3) accuracy of detection for boar taint and
4) the relationship between farm management characteristics and levels of mounting and aggressive behavior of boars.

The program was financed by the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and the Product board for Meat. The (English) paper is published at the homepage of NJAS-Wageningen Journal of Life Sciences.

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