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Review article

https://doi.org/10.18047/poljo.21.1.sup.3

LOCAL PIG BREEDS AND PORK PRODUCTS IN CROATIA AND SLOVENIA – UNEXPLOITED TREASURE

Goran Kušec orcid id orcid.org/0000-0002-2900-4019 ; University of Josip Juraj Strossmayer in Osijek, Faculty of Agriculture, K. P. Svačića 1d, 31000 Osijek, Croatia
Peter Dovč ; University of Ljubljana, Biotechnical Faculty, Jamnikarjeva 101, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Danijel Karoly ; University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture, Svetošimunska cesta 25, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
Marjeta Čandek-Potokar ; Agricultural Institute of Slovenia, Hacquetova ulica 17, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia


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Abstract

The rationale, the concept and key challenges of the H2020 project TREASURE dealing with local pig breeds is presented and discussed. The action addresses the phenotypic and genetic characterization, performance of local pig breeds in diverse production systems and their environmental impact, specific quality of their products and market potential. The goal is to build up the capacities to develop sustainable pork chains based on local pig breeds. A special emphasis is given to describe the workplan for Black Slavonian and Turopolje local pig breeds from Croatia and Slovenian Krškopolje pig.

Keywords

sustainable pig production, local pig breeds: product quality

Hrčak ID:

150600

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https://hrcak.srce.hr/150600

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