Removing the taint : bottlenecks and possible directions for a solution in the marketing of the meat of non-castrated male pigs

L.M.F. Klep

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Abstract

Wageningen UR has published a summary note on the subject of the castration of boars. There is a need in practice for a summary in simple language of the present knowledge about castration and the possible directions for a solution. This note summarises the knowledge gained up to the present. Further information can be found in the reports of various subsidiary studies, to which reference is made in the various footnotes in the text.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationDen Haag
PublisherLEI
Number of pages19
Publication statusPublished - 2008
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameRapport / LEI
PublisherLEI
No.2008-027

Keywords

  • food marketing
  • pigmeat
  • pigs
  • boars
  • boar taint
  • taint
  • aroma
  • palatability
  • castration
  • consumer preferences
  • consumer behaviour
  • food acceptability
  • netherlands
  • consumer attitudes
  • meat production
  • markets
  • food consumption

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