JRP Program

  • 9h45

Opening of the 51st Swine Days' Research

Muriel Vayssier-Taussat, Chef de Département Santé Animale à l’INRA

  • 10h - 12h

Animal welfare, reproduction and management

Chairman: Brigitte Badouard, ingénieur Références de gestion, Pôle Techniques d’élevage de l’IFIP

Oral Presentations

  1. Socializing piglets in lactation : effects on behaviour and performance,Ariane Dekeuwer, Julie Hurdebise, Martine Laitat, José Wavreille
  2. Modelling stillborn piglets per litter in pig herds, Paul Lasagesse, Anaïs Roux, François Husson
  3. Rubber mats to reduce leg disorders in gestating sows housed on concrete slatted floor, Françoise Pol, Charlie Camenen, Loïc Balaine, Florent Eono, Eric Eveno, Maxime Guillermic, Rodolphe Thomas, Stéphanie Bougeard
  4. Precision of determining pregnant sow activity hourly from acceleration data provided by a sensor fixed to the ear, Florian Busnel et Nathalie Quiniou
  5. Towards automated assessment of harmful pig behaviours on farm, Armelle Prunier, Guillaume Lagarrigues, Oumayma Sakri, Audrey Vidal, Françoise Coulon-Lauture, Sébastien Brulais, Christelle Godin, Etienne Labyt
  6. Drinking water use and slurry production by liquid-fed fattening pigs, Yannick Ramonet, Catherine Calvar, Fany Jacq
  7. BEEP: a simple tool for farmers to assess the welfare of their animals, Valérie Courboulay, Marie-Christine Meunier-Salaün, Françoise Pol, Marie Stankowiak

Poster Session

  1. Analysis of steroids in gilt saliva to identify biomarkers of the period of receptivity to the boar effect, Ghylène Goudet, Philippe Lière, Doryan Grivault, Cécile Douet, Jonathan Savoie, Stéphane Ferchaud, Florence Maupertuis, Antoine Roinsard, Sylviane Boulot, Armelle Prunier
  2. EEarly pregnancy diagnosis and backfat measurements; are field equipment efficient?, Sylviane Boulot, Romain Richard, Emmanuel Chateau
  3. Analysis of factors associated with sow longevity on farms using four new criteria, Brigitte Badouard, Manon Guittier, Sylviane Boulot
  4. New criteria to assess technical and economic performance of the breeding stage on pig farms, Brigitte Badouard, Erwan Le Bras, Eric Schetelat, Sylviane Boulot
  5. Effect of group housing of suckling piglets on post-weaning performance and aggressive behaviour, Céline Van Kerschaver, Jeroen Degroote, Sander Palmans, Mario Vandaele, Dirk Fremaut, Joris Michiels
  6. Variability of piglets’ adaptability at weaning in an organic farming system, Virginie Lefoul, Nathalie Le Floc'H, Rémi Resmond, Marie-Christine Meunier-Salaün, Lucile Montagne, Stéphane Ferchaud
  7. Thermoregulation of piglets from two genetic lines divergent for residual feed intake, Océane Schmitt, Sébastien Reigner, Jean Bailly, Laure Ravon, Yvon Billon, Laure Gress, Lisa Bluy, Hélène Gilbert, Agnès Bonnet, Laurence Liaubet
  8. Attractiveness of straw or various objects for growing pigs housed on slatted floors, Valérie Courboulay et Nadine Guingand
  9. Roles of producer organizations in the French pig sector, Lisa Le Clerc, Zohra Bouamra-Mechemache, Sabine Duvaleix-Tréguer, Pascale Magdelaine, Christine Roguet, Gérard You
  • 12h - 13h45 - Lunch
  • 13h45-15h45

Animal Nutrition

Chairman: Daniel BERCOVICI, Président d’Ajinomoto Animal Nutrition Europe

Oral Presentations

  1. - Effect of the administration of copper, vitamins A and D and bovine colostrum on performances and microbiome in lactating piglets, Lucie Galiot, Isabelle Audet, Bazoumana Ouattara, Nathalie Bissonnette, Guylaine Talbot, Jérôme Lapointe, Luca Lo Verso, Martin Lessard, J. Jacques Matte, Frédéric Guay
  2. Effect of two copper sources on intestinal microbiota of weaned piglets, Carmen M.S. Ambrosio, Hauke Smidt, Jurgen Van Baal, Agathe Roméo, Paul Bikker
  3. Effect of Saccharomyces cerevisiae 47 probiotic yeast on the health, microbiota and zootechnical performance of weaned piglets, Géraldine Kuhn et Tadele Kiros Gebreyohannes
  4. Synthesis: Review of mycotoxin detoxification strategies of feed, Julia Laurain et Maria Angeles Rodriguez
  5. Apparent ileal and total digestibility of nutrients in growing pigs: effect of pelleting, xylanase and by-products, Elisabeth Chassé, Frédéric Guay, Marie-Pierre Létourneau-Montminy
  6. A new generation of multi-carbohydrase rich in xylanase and arabinofuranosidase to improve dietary digestibility in growing pigs, Pierre Cozannet, Nadia Yacoubi, Thomas Dumont, Aurélie Preynat

Poster Session

  1. Effects of zinc oxide sources on some gut parameters in weaned piglets, Joris Michiels, Stéphane Durosoy, Agathe Roméo, Maryam Majdeddin, Jeroen Degroote, Noémie Van Noten, Céline Van Kerschaver, Elout Van Liefferinge, Mario Vandaele
  2. Chestnut extract decreases post-weaning diarrhoea and modifies the bacteria population in the jejunum, Marion Girard, Nicolas Pradervand, Paolo Silacci, Giuseppe Bee
  3. Effect of esterified fatty acids on the growth of weaned piglets: do they increase growth?, Dominique Marchand et Gilles Langeoire
  4. Influence of sugar beet pulp on growth performance, carcass quality and behaviour of fattening pigs, Didier Gaudré et Didier Coulmier
  5. Evaluation of methods for estimating the net energy content of pig feeds, Louis Paternostre, Sam Millet, Johan De Boever
  6. Fecal digestibility of energy : interaction between rapeseed meal and cereals in growing pig, Maria Vilariño, Maxime Traineau, Justine Danel
  7. Response of piglets to a bitter taste and its effect on feed intake, Gemma Tedo, Alessandro Mereu, Ignacio-Rodolfo Ipharraguerre, Sofia Morais
  8. Phytase relative activity in the pH range 1.5-6.5 and IP6 degradation rate at pH 3.5: an in vitro study comparing three phytases, Trine Christensen, Rie Mejldal, Yueming Dersjant-Li, Anne-Marie Debicki-Garnier, Bertrand Messager
  9. Effect of feeding alfalfa hay on growing pig performance, Stéphane Ferchaud, Laurent Alibert, Didier Gaudré, Lucile Montagne, David Renaudeau, Antoine Roinsard
  • 15h30 - 16h15 - Poster exhibition and coffee break
  • 16h15 - 17h45

Animal Nutrition (part.2)

Oral Presentations

  1. Dynamic modelling of nutrient use and individual requirements in lactating sows, Raphaël Gauthier, Charlotte Gaillard, Laetitia Cloutier, Frédéric Guay, Christine Largouët, Jean-Yves Dourmad
  2. Modelling the relationship between body weight and age at farrowing in Large White x Landrace sow, Nathalie Quiniou
  3. Effects of precision feeding of gestating sows on performance, productivity and feeding costs in a commercial group-housing management setting, Laetitia Cloutier, Jean-Yves Dourmad, Candido Pomar, Léonie Morin-Doré, Patrick Gagnon
  4. Mechanistic model of metabolic use of dietary phosphorus and calcium and dynamics of body ash deposition: version 2.0., Marion Lautrou, Candido Pomar, Jean-Yves Dourmad, Marie-Pierre Létourneau-Montminy
  5. Synthesis: Modelling calcium requirement and variation in dietary calcium:phosphorus ratio with performance level of the reproductive sow, Nathalie Quiniou, Anne Boudon, Jean-Yves Dourmad, Maud Moinecourt, Nathalie Priymenko, Agnès Narcy

Poster Session

  1. Real-time prediction of individual body weight of group-housed growing pigs from daily measurements with an automatic weighing scale, Nathalie Quiniou, Michel Marcon, Ludovic Brossard
  2. Survey of the phytic phosphorus content of commercial complete swine feeds, Daniel Planchenault, Adam Smith, Juan-Jose Arroyo, Jean-Marc Thoby
  3. Effect of supplying an antioxidant blend to sows during the weaning-to-oestrus interval on reproductive performance, Florence Barbe, Fernando Bravo De Laguna, Eric Chevaux, Claudia Koehne, David Saornil, Monika Korzekwa
  4. Lactating sow diet supplemented with a bacterial xylanase improves growth of the litter, José Wavreille, Christelle Boudry, Nicolas Hardy, Nicolas Destombes
  5. Impact of the nutrition of lactating sows on feed efficiency and response to nutritional modulations of their offspring, Sébastien Comyn, Tristan Brehelin, Sophie Reys, Cécile Rougier-Borne
  6. HiPro sunflower meal in diets for lactating sow: is an incorporation rate of 15% practical?, Emmanuel Janvier, Eric Schetelat, Claire Launay, Arnaud Samson
  7. - Rotational grazing for pregnant sows raised outdoors: a mechanism to reduce concentrated feed consumption in organic farming, Antoine Roinsard, Florence Maupertuis, Cyrielle Gain, Patrice Pierre
  8. Use of organic trace minerals in sow diets: effects on longevity and litter performance, Roberto Barea, Alain Bourdonnais, Antonio Palomo Yagüe
  • 17h45 - 19h00


Chairman: Armelle GAC, Responsable de projet Effet de serres et évaluations environnementales (ACV), Idèle-Institut de l’élevage

Oral Presentations

  1. Feed eco-design for pigs: uncertainty analysis, Sandrine Espagnol, Marlène Lauer, Florence Garcia-Launay
  2. Evaluation of nitrogen and carbon losses in different manure management chains with V-shaped scrapers, Solène Lagadec, Aurore Toudic, Bertrand Decoopman, Sandrine Espagnol, Romain Richard, Sophie Genermont, Robert Trochard, Polina Voylokov, Mélynda Hassouna
  3. Impact of temporally separating water inputs to manure kept on top of a permanent layer of water in the pit on ammonia and odour emissions from indoor fattening systems, Nadine Guingand et Valerie Courboulay
  4. - Environmental assessment of agricultural biogas plants on pig farms, Sandrine Espagnol, Aurélie Wilfart, Armelle Gac, Lynda Aissani, Pascal Levasseur

Poster Session

  1. Rebound effects of eco-design of animal feed, Sandrine Espagnol, Marlène lauer, Lynda Aissani, Aurélie Wilfart
  2. The impact of slaughter weight and sex on the carbon footprint of pig feed intake Carolien De Cuyper, Alice Van Den Broeke, Veerle Van Linden, Frederik Leen, Marijke Aluwé, Jef Van Meensel, Sam Millet
  3. Cartography of agricultural biomass in France – a focus on pig manure, Pascal Levasseur, Sylvain Marsac, Jacques Capdeville, Paul Ponchant
  • 19h00 - Cocktail
  • 9h00 - 10h30

TREASURE (restitution of the European project)

Chairman: Marie-José MERCAT, partenaire du projet, Pôle génétique de l’IFIP

Oral Presentations

  1. Diversity of local pig breeds and production systems for high quality traditional products and sustainable pork chains: overview of the project TREASURE, Marjeta Candek-Potokar, Luca Fontanesi, Jose Maria Gil, Bénédicte Lebret, Rosa Nieto Liñán, Maria-Angels Oliver, Cristina Ovilo, Carolina Pugliese
  2. Growth performance of local pig breeds according to production phase - an analytical review of the TREASURE project, Marjeta Candek-Potokar, Nina Batorek Lukac, Urška Tomažin, Rosa Nieto
  3. - Integrated assessment of the sustainability of a traditional pig production system based on a local breed, Alessandra Nardina Trícia Rigo Monteiro, Justine Faure, Marie-Christine Meunier-Salaün, Aurélie Wilfart, Florence Garcia-Launay
  4. Quality of products from Gascon pigs in extensive system of the Noir de Bigorre pork chain: influence of season and feeding resources, Bénédicte Lebret, Herveline Lenoir, Sophie Dare, Alexandre Fonseca, Marie-José Mercat
  5. Local breed systems and social demand for the supply of public goods: the case of the Noir de Bigorre production chain, Ludovic Brossard, Florence Garcia-Launay, Bénédicte Lebret, Justine Faure, Elsa Varela, Jose Maria Gil

Poster Session

  1. Environmental assessment of traditional pig production systems using local breeds in Europe, Alessandra Nardina Trícia Rigo Monteiro, Aurélie Wilfart, Nina Batorek Lukac, Urška Tomažin, Valerio Joe Utzeri, Marjeta Candek-Potokar, Leonardo Nanni Costa, Luca Fontanesi, Justine Faure, Florence Garcia-Launay
  2. Modelling study with InraPorc to evaluate nutritional requirements of growing pigs from local breeds, Ludovic Brossard, Rosa Nieto, José Pedro Araujo, Carolina Pugliese, Cedomir Radovic, Marjeta Candek-Potokar
  3. Toolbox for evaluating the sensory, nutritional and technological quality of pork and pork products – Application to products from local breeds, Bénédicte Lebret, Justine Faure, Carolina Pugliese, Maria Font-I-Furnols, Marjeta Candek-Potokar
  4. Computed tomography to assess body composition of Iberian pig carcasses, Maria Font-I-Furnols, Albert Brun, Marina Gispert
  5. Sustainable production system: characteristics of animals and products of the Porc Negre Mallorquí, Joan Tibau, Joel González, Raquel Quintanilla, Angels Oliver, Neus Torrento, Marta Gil, Antoni Company, Jaime Jaume
  6. Traditional pork products from a local breed: consumers’ expectations and hedonic evaluation, Bénédicte Lebret, Zein Kallas, Herveline Lenoir, Marie-Hélène Perruchot, Mauro Vitale, Maria-Angels Oliver
  7. Effect of genotype on the quality of traditional Portuguese sausages with low salt content, Marta Laranjo, Maria Eduarda Potes, Joana Véstia, Sara Rodrigues, Ana Cristina Agulheiro-Santos, Rui Charneca, Miguel Elias
  8. An online phenotype database: a prerequisite for breeding programs in local pig breeds, Marie-José Mercat, Elias Zahlan, Matthias Petig, Herveline Lenoir, Pascal Cheval, Marjeta Candek-Potokar, Martin Škrlep, Andrej Kastelic, Boris Lukic, João Nunes, Preciosa Pires, Bénédicte Lebret
  9. Study of opinions of stakeholders of the Porc Negre Mallorquí production system using the focus group method, Zein Kallas, Joel González, Jaime Jaume, Marta Gil, Andrea Rivera-Toapanta, Angels Oliver, José Maria Gil
  • 10h30 - 11h15 : Poster exhibition and coffee break
  • 11h15 - 13h00

Animal Health

Chairman: Agnès WARET-SZKUTA, Maître de conférences en production et pathologies porcines, Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire de Toulouse

Oral Presentations

  1. Identification of blood variables involved in the variability of the growth rate of pigs according to their inflammatory and metabolic status, Nathalie Le Floc'H, Florence Gondret, Rémi Resmond
  2. Analysis of conditions for spread and persistence of the hepatitis E virus in pig herds and identification of control measures: a multi-pathogen modelling approach, Morgane Salines, Nicolas Rose, Mathieu Andraud
  3. Study of pig responses to infection with a new variant of H1N2 influenza virus and evaluation of vaccine protection, Céline Deblanc, Stéphane Queguiner, Stéphane Gorin, Frédéric Paboeuf, Gaëlle Simon
  4. Investigation of subacute edema disease in pigs in France. Analysis of the “Shigatoxine” status in relation to farm performances and characteristics, Philippe Leneveu, Julien Collet, Jean-Luc Sévin, Anne Durand, Thierry Solignac, Agnès Jardin, Paul Creac'H, Nadia Amenna, Silvia Turci, Pierre Yves Moalic, Verena Schüler
  5. Colostrum intake in pigs: analysis of the varying factors in ten commercial farms, Philippe Leneveu, Benoît Launay, Agnès Jardin, Paul Creac'H, Verena Schüler, Anne Lehebel, Mily Le Blanc Maridor, Catherine Belloc
  6. Evolution of antimicrobial use on French pig farms from 2010 to 2016 through the INAPORC panels, Anne Hémonic, Alexandre Poissonnet, Claire Chauvin, Isabelle Corrégé
  7. Antimicrobial use : pig farmer perceptions, attitudes and management, Yohann Piel, Audrey Le Gall, Catherine Belloc, Mily Leblanc-Maridor

Poster Session

  1. Intact-tail and tail-biting in Switzerland: a retrospective study, François Tessier, Guy Maïkoff, Giuseppe Bee, Catherine Ollagnier
  2. An update on PRRS seroprevalence in southern Belgium, Frédéric Smeets, Jean-Yves Houtain, Christian Quinet, Martine Laitat
  3. Three years of PRRS ‘Piglet monitoring’ in Northern Belgium, Caroline Bonckaert, Tamara Vandersmissen, Stefaan Ribbens, Frédéric Smeets, Herman Deschuytere
  4. Interest of esterified fatty acids for decreasing the risk of disease in weaned piglets, Dominique Marchand et Gilles Langeoire
  5. Effect of Enteroccocus faecium CECT 4515 on the health status and life performances of piglets 19-73 days old, Alvaro Ortiz, Andrea Barna, Éva Rita Horvath, Botond Alpar, Mathieu Lepoudère
  6. Evolution of medication costs from 2006-2016 from the French national technical and economic database, Alexandre Poissonnet, Isabelle Corrégé, Brigitte Badouard, Anne Hémonic
  7. Inter- and intra-farm variability in trends of antibiotic use from 2010 to 2016, Anne Hemonic, Audrey Chiffre, Isabelle Corrégé, Catherine Belloc, Mily Le Blanc-Maridor
  • 13h00- 14h30 : Lunch
  • 14h30 - 16h30

Genetics and meat quality

Chairman: Catherine LARZUL, Chargée de Recherche, Modélisation et amélioration génétique des monogastriques, INRA GenPhySe -Toulouse

Oral Presentations

  1. Analysis of the genetic determinism of tail biting in females from the Tai Zumu line at the end of the fattening period, Laurianne Canario et Loïc Flatrès-Grall
  2. IInterest of crossbred sow performance for the selection of reproduction traits in the purebred Large White maternal line, Raphaël Boré, Pauline Brenaut, Brigitte Badouard, Bruno Ligonesche, Loïc Flatrès-Grall, Llibertat Tusell, Alban Bouquet
  3. Genetic structure of the feral pig population of Martinique, Jean-Luc Gourdine, Mélain Bructer, Katia Benony, Mélissa Cyrille, Claudine Vertueux-Degras, Marie-France Servier, Alain Lof, Gisèle Alexandre
  4. Feed efficiency and HPA axis activity: a comparison of divergent lines fed a fibre diet on production traits, Hélène Gilbert, Elena Terenina, Julien Ruesche, Laure Gress, Yvon Billon, Pierre Mormède, Catherine Larzul
  5. Synthesis:Adiposity and genetic improvement in pigs: literature review and new challenges for meat product quality, Sandrine Schwob, Bénédicte Lebret, Isabelle Louveau
  6. Estimation of the tissue composition of hams and bellies by a magnetic induction scanner, Gérard Daumas, Mathieu Monziols, Juan Manuel Rodriguez, Jacobo Álvarez-García, David Causeur

Poster Session

  1. Effect of feed restriction and refeeding on growth performance and metabolism of European (Large White) and Caribbean (Creole) growing pigs in a tropical climate, Nausicaa Poullet, Jean-Christophe Bambou, Thomas Loyau, David Beramice, Bruno Bocage, Jean-Luc Gourdine
  2. Influence of perturbations on the performance of growing pigs: from automatic detection of perturbations to characterisation of the adaptive response of the animals, Hieu Nguyen Ba, Masoomeh Taghipoor, Jaap Van Milgen
  3. Does the genetic correlation between direct and social effects vary due to selection? A simulation study, Alexandre M. Martin, Ingrid David, Denis Réale, Dany Garant, Laurianne Canario
  4. Evaluation of the performance, carcass quality and meat of immunocastrated male and female pigs from different sire lines, Eline Kowalski, Marijke Aluwé, Els Vossen, Sam Millet, Stefaan De Smet
  5. - New equipment for pig carcass classification at the slaughter plant: gmSCAN, Marina Gispert, Albert Brun, Juan Manuel Rodriguez, Jacobo Álvarez-Garcia, Diarmaid Heussaff, Maria Font-I-Furnols
  6. Consumers’ purchasing preferences for pork, Maria Font-I-Furnols, Xin Luo, Albert Brun, Marina Gispert
  • 16h30

Closing of the Swine Days' Research

par Bernard Fostier, Directeur Général de l’IFIP-Institut du porc

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