Tuesday, 31th of january 2017

9h45 : Introduction

by Jean-Louis Peyraud, Directeur Scientifique Adjoint Agriculture à l’INRA

10h - 12h15 : Genetics and meat quality

Président de séance : Olivier Demeure, Directeur Scientifique, groupe Grimaud

Main oral presentations

  1. Genetics of deposition and mobilization of sows' body reserves for piglet production in the Tai Zumu line, by Maxime Banville, Jean-Yves Dourmad, Michel Sourdioux, Juliette Riquet, Loïc Flatres-Grall, Laurianne Canario
  2. Responses to weaning in two pig lines divergently selected for residual feed intake depending on diet, by Hélène Gilbert, Julien Ruesche, Nelly Muller, Yvon Billon, Fabrice Robert, Laurent Roger, Lucile Montagne
  3. Identification of biological functions specific to or shared by different tissues, associated with feed efficiency in growing pigs, by Florence Gondret, Annie Vincent, Magalie Houée-Bigot, Anne Siegel, Sandrine Lagarrigue, David Causeur, Hélène Gilbert, Isabelle Louveau
  4. Temperate vs. Tropical climate: Study of the genetic parameters of production and heat adaptation traits in growing pigs, by Thomas Loyau, Roseline Rosé, Hélène Gilbert, David Renaudeau, Mario Giorgi, Yvon Billon, Juliette Riquet, Jean-Luc Gourdine
  5. Characterization of growing pigs' adaptive response when faced with environmental perturbations, by Masoomeh Taghipoor, Ludovic Brossard, Jaap Van Milgen
  6. Implementation of genomic selection in the breeding scheme of the French Landrace pig population, by Alban Bouquet, Marion Canaple, Pauline Brenaut, Thierry Bellec, Loïc Flatres-Grall, Bruno Ligonesche, Catherine Larzul
  7. Consequences of automation of carcasses classification on the estimation of the cuts composition, by Gérard Daumas et Mathieu Monziols
  8. Characterization and modeling of residues of an emergent contaminant in pig meat: hexabromocyclododecane, by Eric Royer, Bertrand Méda, Ronan Cariou, Andrea Garcia de Salazar, Stéphanie Guérin, Nicola Thène, Elizabeth Baéza, Catherine Jondreville,


  1. Chromosomal control of pig populations in France: a 20-year perspective, by Alain Ducos, Anne Calgaro, Nathalie Mouney-Bonnet, Anne-Marie Loustau, Clémence Revel, Harmonie Barasc, Nicolas Mary, Alain Pinton
  2. Impact of animal feed on fatty acid intakes in a French diet – focus on pork products, by Guillaume Mairesse, Bernard Schmitt, Constance Ferry, Guillaume Chesneau, Nathalie Kerhoas, Jacques Mourot
  3. Consequences of automation of carcass classification on bias by sexual type and halothane genotype, by Gérard Daumas, Mathieu Monziols, David Causeur
  4. Diversity of Yersinia enterocolitica in French slaughterhouses, by Pierre Raymond, Annie Labbé, Marc Fondrevez, Catherine Houdayer, Martine Denis, Emilie Esnault

12h15 - 14h Lunch

14h-16h : Animal Nutrition

Président de séance : Maud Le Gall, Chef de produit Porc, Cargill

Main oral presentations

  1. Study of factors affecting feed intake in lactating sows, by Alexandra Lemay et Frédéric Guay
  2. Beet pulp or grape pulp to provide fibers for group-housed pregnant sows fed with electronic sow feeders, by Florence Maupertuis, Didier Coulmier, Aude Dubois, Denis Olivier
  3. Effects of sources and routes of administration of copper and vitamins A and D on postnatal status of these micronutrients in suckling piglets, by J. Jacques Matte, Isabelle Audet, Bazoumana Ouattara, Nathalie Bissonnette, Guylaine Talbot, Jérôme Lapointe, Frédéric Guay, Luca Lo Verso, Martin Lessard
  4. Consequences of reducing the dietary protein content of the weaning diet , by Didier Gaudré, Laurent Roger, Maud Le Gall, Thierry Mener
  5. Influence of feeding level and dietary energy content on growth performance, behavior and boar taint risk in entire male pigs, by Nathalie Quiniou, Anne-Sophie Valable, Nathalie Lebas, Valérie Courboulay
  6. Effect of the phytase utilization and of the digestible calcium level on growth performance, bones mineralization and nutrient digestibility in fattening pig, by Arnaud Samson, Maxime Quentin, Eric Schetelat, Claire Launay
  7. New hybrid feeding system : a mix between traditional feeding system and feeding system using feeds, by Emilie Joannopoulos, François Dubeau, Mounir Haddou, Jean-Pierre Dussault, Candido Pomar


  1. Preliminary study of a thermomechanically processed lignocellulose incorporated into a weaned piglet feed, by Paola Superchi, Alberto Sabbioni, Mattia Sereni, Silvio Zavattini, Elena Garella, Laure Van Den Bossche
  2. Effects of total replacement of an inorganic copper source with a chelated equivalent on the growth performance of post-weaning piglets, by Roberto Barea, David Mara, Alain Bourdonnais
  3. Efficiency of a bacterial endo-xylanase in barley-based diets fed to growing-finishing pigs, by Christelle Boudry, Joaquin Morales, Lucas Rodriguez, Florence Philippe
  4. Efficiency of a new phytase derived from Buttiauxella sp. compared to an Escherichia coli phytase – Speed of phytate hydrolysis at pH 2.5 and 4.0 & release of phosphorus in-vitro, by Trine Christensen, Rie Mejldal, Anne-Marie Debicki-Garnier, Bertrand Messager
  5. The efficacy of a phytogenic feed additive in a protein-reduced diet in growing/finishing pigs, by Christine Hunger, Christiane Schwarz, Carina Schieder, Barbara Rueel, Karl Schedle, Anaëlle Faouën
  6. Energy value of two batches of dehydrated sugar beet pulp to different rates of insoluble dietary fiber in growing pig, by Maria Vilarino, Didier Coulmier, Justine Danel
  7. Nutrients digestibility of three batches of high-moisture grounded corn grain in growing pigs, stored in farms conditions, by Justine Danel, Jean-Georges Cazaux, Patrick Callu, Hervé Roy, Maria Vilarino
  8. Phosphorus digestibility of high-moisture corn grain (ground or whole) in growing pigs and evaluation of the degradation kinetics of the phytic phosphorus throughout the preservation period, by Justine Danel, Jean-Georges Cazaux, Maria Vilarino
  9. Effect of an algae-clay mix on the ileal digestibility of growing pigs, by Marie Gallissot et Julia Laurain
  10. Effect of L-valine supplementation on the performance of high-producing lactating sows and their litter, by Holger Kluge, Jörg Bartelt, Etienne Corrent, Aude Simongiovanni, Gabriele Stangl
  11. Effect of the valine: lysine ratio on the growth performance and branched-chain amino acid metabolism of piglets, by Maria Gomes, Teresa Costa, Eric Le Gall, Etienne Corrent, Cristina Alfaia, Susana Martins, Marta Madeira, Paula Lopes, José Prates, João Freire
  12. The optimal standardised ileal lysine requirement of piglets between 8 and 24 kg, by Sam Millet, Marijke Aluwé, Eric Le Gall, Etienne Corrent, William Lambert, Joni De Sutter, Bart Ampe, Sam De Campeneere
  13. Fattening pigs (30-115 kg) response to tryptophan, by Karl Schedle, Jörg Bartelt, Etienne Corrent, Aude Simongiovanni
  14. Growth performance and carcass characteristics obtained from gilts and barrows restrictively fed up to different maximum daily feed allowance at the end of the fattening period (2.4 or 2.7 kg/d), by Nathalie Quiniou, Lucie Ouine, Michel Marcon

16h - 17h15 Posters exposition and coffee break

17h15 - 19h15 : Reproduction management and Animal welfare

Président de séance : Aude Dubois, Recherches porcs, Chambre Régionale d’Agriculture des Pays de la Loire

Main oral presentations

  1. Effects of age at surgery (castration, tail docking) on suckling behaviour and fate of the piglets, by Valérie Courboulay et Karine Patteyn
  2. An algae enrichment material for pig welfare, by Françoise Pol, Sarah Gallien, Adeline Huneau, Yannick Ramonet
  3. Synthèse - Drinking water for liquid-fed pigs: state of the art and consequences for animal welfare and the management of effluents, by Yannick Ramonet, Julie Chiron, Florence Etoré, Agnès Fabre, Arlette Laval, Birte Nielsen, Françoise Pol, Armelle Prunier, Marie-Christine Meunier-Salaün
  4. Modelling technical, economic and environmental performance of fattening pig production systems using a dynamic, stochastic and mechanistic model, by Alice Cadéro, Alexia Aubry, Ludovic Brossard, Jean-Yves Dourmad, Yvon Salaün, Florence Garcia-Launay
  5. Effect of individual body weight at birth, weaning and the end of the post-weaning period on the further growth performance of pigs fed ad libitum, by Nathalie Quiniou et Isabelle Corrégé
  6. Influence of degraded hygiene measures on the production and storage of skatole and indole of entire male pigs, by Séverine Parois, Olivier Zemb, Armelle Prunier


  1. Physical integrity of sows and piglets in four different farrowing pens, by Carole Bertin et Yannick Ramonet
  2. Monitoring the sows' level of activity through communicating accelerometer placed on earing tag, by Michel Marcon, Goeffrey Melot, Valérie Courboulay, Yvonnick Rousselière
  3. Updating individual and daily water consumption data for pregnant sows, by Yvonnick Rousselière, Goeffrey Melot, Michel Marcon
  4. Evaluation of steroids concentrations in the saliva of immature, prepubertal and pubertal gilts, by Ghylène Goudet, Philippe Lière, Cécile Douet, Jonathan Savoie, Christophe Staub, Eric Venturi, Stéphane Ferchaud, Sylviane Boulot, Armelle Prunier

19h15-20h30 Cocktail

Wednesday, the 1st of february 2017

8h30-10h15 : Animal health

Président de séance : Isabelle Corrégé, vétérinaire, Techniques d’élevage, IFIP

Main oral presentations

  1. Edema disease in French pig production: assessment of the knowledge acquired thanks to the genotyping of Escherichia coli since 2014, by Agnès Jardin, Philippe Leneveu, Marie-Hélène Bayon-Auboyer, Hervé Morvan, Pierre-Yves Moalic, Jean Le Guennec, Paul Créach, Verena Gotter
  2. Ingestion of feed contaminated by ergot alkaloids reduces the performance of piglets and causes damage to the intestine and liver, by Viviane Mayumi Maruo, Ana Paula Bracarense, Jean Paul Metayer, Isabelle P. Oswald, Philippe Pinton
  3. Evolution of the oxidative status of growing pig and focus on the influence of management at weaning, by Arnaud Buchet, Catherine Belloc, Jean-Noël Sialelli, Anne Lacoste, Elodie Merlot
  4. Performance, health, immune and metabolic responses of pigs during a sanitary challenge differed according to their potential for feed efficiency, by Alexandra Chatelet, Florence Gondret, Elodie Merlot, Hélène Gilbert, Nathalie Le Floc’h
  5. Synthèse - The use of vaccines to control pathogen spread in pig herds, by Nicolas Rose et Mathieu Andraud


  1. Ulvans, sulfated polysaccharides of Ulva armoricana, stimulate intestinal immune response through a mechanism involving TLR4/Akt signaling pathway, by Mustapha Berri, Michel Olivier, Sébastien Holbert, Joëlle Dupont, Hervé Demais, Matthieu Le Goff, Pi Nyvall Collen
  2. Effect of zinc oxide sources and doses on gut integrity and intestinal bacterial counts of piglets, by Agathe Roméo, Noémie Van Noten, Jeroen Degroote, Wei Wang, Joris Michiels
  3. Effect of free medium chain fatty acids on zootechnical performance and health of piglets after weaning: a meta-analysis, by Christopher Marcq, Jan Vande Ginste, Wouter Naeyaert
  4. A synthesis of audits on compliance of French pig farms with the requirements of the Guide to Good Hygiene Practices, by Anne Hémonic, Alexandre Poissonnet, Isabelle Corrégé
  5. Water quality: different management concepts in pig or poultry farms, by Mily Leblanc-Maridor, Sophie Brilland, Catherine Belloc, Patrick Gambade
  6. Assessment of the efficiency of waterline cleaning protocols in post-weaning rooms , by Sophie Brilland, Patrick Gambade, Catherine Belloc, Mily Leblanc-Maridor
  7. Stability of antimicrobials in contact with disinfectants in drinking water for pigs, by Anne Hémonic, Patrick Pupin, Cécile Jacob, Jean Léorat, Pierre Maris, Isabelle Corrégé
  8. Software for monitoring antibiotic consumptions in pig breeding, by Yohan Piel, Sébastien Lopez, Patrick Gambade, Jacques Lannou, Nathalie Capdevielle
  9. Positive impact on growing pigs of combined PCV2 and Mycoplama hyopneumoniae piglet vaccination compared to vaccination against Mycoplama hyopneumoniae alone, by Isabelle Corrégé, Didier Duivon, Anne Hémonic
  10. Development of a multiplex qPCR test for the quantification of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae, M. hyorhinis and M. flocculare, by Sarah Fourour, Véronique Tocqueville, Christelle Fablet, Isabelle Kempf, Corinne Marois-Crehan
  11. Different cellular and molecular interactions with porcine intestinal epithelial cells IPEC-1 according to Salmonella serotype, by Mustapha Berri, Michel Olivier, Claire Chevaleyre, Sandrine Mélo, Sylvie Roche, Philippe Velge, Isabelle Virlogeux-Payant, François Meurens

10h15 - 11h30 Posters exposition and coffee break

11h30 - 12h45 : Environment

Président de séance : Pascal Levasseur, Ingénieur environnement, Techniques d’élevage, IFIP

Main oral presentations

  1. Workers' exposure to ammonia and particles during husbandry procedures and weaning of piglets, by Solène Lagadec, Nadine Guingand, Léa Gabrysiak, Laure Guinot, Mélynda Hassouna
  2. Multi-objective formulation to reduce the environmental impacts of pig feeds, by Florence Garcia-Launay, Aurélie Wilfart, Léonie Dusart, Cyrille Nzally, Didier Gaudré, Sarah Laisse-Redoux, Sandrine Espagnol
  3. The effect of feeding strategy on environmental impacts of pig production depends on the context of production, by Alessandra N. T. R. Monteiro, Florence Garcia-Launay, Ludovic Brossard, Aurélie Wilfart, Jean-Yves Dourmad
  4. Modeling amount and composition of manure from weaned piglets in commercial farms, by Paulo Armando V. de Oliveira, Paulo Belli Filho, Arlei Coldebella, Jorge M. R. Tavares, Paul Robin


  1. Effect of floor type on PM2,5 concentration inside post-weaning room, by Solène Lagadec et Mélynda Hassouna
  2. Seven energy saving devices evaluated in fattening rooms, by Frédéric Kergourlay et Gabriel Rucard
  3. Revision of the simplified balance method to estimate phosphorus excretion by Canadian weanling pig farms, by Marie-Pierre Létourneau Montminy, Catherine Couture, Laetitia Cloutier, Marcel Marcoux, Candido Pomar
  4. Revision of the simplified balance method to evaluate phosphorus excretion by Canadian fattening pig farms, by Marie-Pierre Létourneau Montminy, Catherine Couture, Laetitia Cloutier, Marcel Marcoux, Candido Pomar
  5. ELFE, a database to determine gaseous emission, by Nadine Guingand, Sandrine Espagnol, Aurore Vigan, Mélynda Hassouna, Elise Lorinquer, Paul Ponchant, Solène Lagadec, Coline Brame, Nadège Edouard, Sophie Genermont, Laurence Loyon, Maguy Eugene, Katja Klumpp, Jean-Louis Fiorelli, Etienne Mathias, Cecile Legall, Jean-Pierre Cohan, Thomas Eglin, Paul Robin
  6. Nutrients recovery from swine waste and protein biomass production using duckweed ponds (Landoltia punctata), by Rodrigo Mohedano, Rejane H. R. Costa, Jorge M. R. Tavares, Paulo Belli Filho
  7. Fate of six antibiotics in pig slurry, by Pascal Levasseur, Elodie Cagnat, Anne Hémonic, Pascal Sanders, Dominique Pessel, Michel Laurentie, William Couet

12h45- 14h15 Lunch

14h15 - 16h45 : Economics and sociology

Président de séance : Pierre Dupraz, Directeur de Recherche, Structures et Marchés Agricoles, Ressources et Territoires, INRA

Main oral presentations

  1. The regulations for the protection of the environment in selected EU countries: recent evolution, by Boris Duflot et Elodie Cagnat
  2. Changes in models of pig farms in France under the effect of economic and regulatory constraints since 2008, by Christine Roguet
  3. A typology of contracts in the French pig industry: from theory to practice, by Estelle Antoine, Chloé Dupont, Michel Rieu, Sabine Duvaleix-Treguer, Zohra Bouamra-Mechemache
  4. Promotions on fresh pork meat : main characteristics of the products supplied, by Vincent Legendre
  5. Consumers and citizens' opinions and expectations about livestock farming. A quantitative survey, by Elsa Delanoue, Anne-Charlotte Dockes, Alizée Couteau, Aurore Philibert Pascale Magdelaine, Christine Roguet
  6. Social perception of pig farm extensions: differing opinions of various actors of the territory in Brittany, Auvergne and Centre Val de Loire. Comparison with other species, by Marie-Laurence Grannec, Elodie Dezat, Aurore Fiant, Hélène Le Chenadec, Philippe Boudes, Véronique Van Tilbeurgh, Elsa Delanoue, Delphine Neumeister, Sophie Christophe
  7. Social debates on livestock farming within the European Union: themes, arguments and modes of action of stakeholders, impact on farming methods, by Christine Roguet, Delphine Neumeister, Pascale Magdelaine, Anne-Charlotte Dockes
  8. Image and attractiveness of being an employee in a pig farm among students of Breton agricultural schools, by Marie-Laurence Grannec, Catherine Calvar, Pierig Fiche, Catherine Disenhaus, Yannick Le Cozler


  1. A new tool to assess the opportunity to invest in pig production, by Alexia Aubry et Yvon Salaün
  2. Perception and account taken by livestock farmers of society's perspectives on livestock farming, by Morgane Coty, Aurore Poisson, Mathilde Laurin, Christine Roguet, Marie-Laurence Grannec, Delphine Neumeister
  3. Evaluation of the impact of open-days on the perception of animal husbandry by the visitors, by Marie-Laurence Grannec et Christine Roguet

16h45 : Closing

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