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Michael McKeon

Pig Development Officer

Research Interests

  • Genetic programs
  • Sow nutrition
  • Building systems

Education

  • B.Agr.Sc, M.Agr.Sc, University College Dublin
  • MBA., Athlone Institute of Technology

Professional Membership

  • Agricultural Science Association

Refereed Publications

  • 'The use of expeller copra meal in grower and finisher pig diets' in LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION SCIENCE (2000), 67, (1): 55 - 65.
  • 'Effect of nutrient density and group size on the performance of growing and finishing pigs given food using single-space feeders' in ANIMAL SCIENCE (2000) , 71, : 281 - 288
  • 'A note on the nutritive value of extruded and raw peas for growing and finishing pigs'. IRISH JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURE AND FOOD RESEARCH (2001) , 40, : 97 - 104.

 

Practical/Popular Publications

  • Breeding programs- Have you a 'Goal'? - Irish farmers Journal 05-06-07
  • The value of pig manure - Farming Independent 18-04-07
  • A Year Of Escalating Pig Feed Prices - Irish farmers Journal 07-06-08
  • Feeders: feeding systems and nutritional management, Pig International, Jan 2008
  • Cost of manure. Pig International; October 08