Supported Projects

  • Commercial evaluation of NCG supplementation on growth performance, carcass backfat and meat quality of finisher pigs (Dr Fan Liu, Rivalea (Australia) Pty Ltd.).

  • Grain collection, storage and distribution, data management, in support of AusScan Online (Professor Richard Trethowan, The University of Sydney).

  • Assessing the use of rapid technologies for the detection of boar taint in carcases (Dr Sam Hitchman, AgResearch Limited).

  • Easing the weaning transition: pellet form and size to reduce the post-weaning growth check (Dr Kate Plush, SunPork Solutions).

  • Strengthening the AusScan Online pig digestible energy (DE) calibrations (Dr Jeremy Cottrell, The University of Melbourne).

  • BONIFF-SMEC An in-field practical delivery mechanism for improved weaner piglet performance (Steven Lydeamore, Anatara Lifesciences Ltd.).

  • The provision of a curative supplemental block provides enrichment, reduces mutilation and reduces the negative impact on production performance caused by tail and ear bite mutations in growing pigs (Dr Darryl D’Souza, SunPork).