Industry Strategic Science and Technology Plans (ISPs) Platform

Swine

Philippine Native Pig Breed Information System

The project titled “Development of Philippine Native Pig Breed Information System” is a 2-year project funded by DOST-PCAARRD. This project aims to create record forms to collect data on the morphology, morphometric traits, and reproductive performance of native pigs. To summarize relevant information for each native pig breed or strain, descriptive statistics were used. Furthermore, …

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Genome analysis and establishment of germ cell cryopreservation for Philippine native pig

The PCAARRD Governing Council approved a Three (3) year project titled “Genome analysis and establishment of germ cell cryopreservation for Philippine native pig” headed by Dr. Lerma Cajuigan-Ocampo of Department of Agriculture- Philippine Carabao Center (DA-PCC) The project established a boar semen cryopreservation process in a feasible work environment “COLD ROOM set up” under local …

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NICER Program on Establishment of Philippine Native Pig Research, Development and Extension Center

The PCAARRD Governing Council and DOST Executive Committee approved the implementation of a R&D program titled, “Program on Establishment of Philippine Native Pig Research, Development and Extension Center.” This program is an offshoot of the ongoing R&D program aimed towards improving the Markaduke native pig’s reproductive and production capabilities. Furthermore, this initiative is one of …

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SAFE Project on Philippine Native Animals for Disaster Risk Reduction in Hazard-Prone Areas of Benguet (SAFE-PNADRRHAB)

The project aims to provide assistance to disaster-prone communities in Benguet both to prevent large damages and massive animal losses as well as to support in faster rebuilding following a major crisis event caused by natural hazards and climate-related disasters. The SAFE project will utilize the initial outputs of the PCAARRD-funded program on Philippine Native …

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Gene marker technology

To increase sow productivity, the application of gene marker technology was developed by the Philippine Carabao Center (PCC) and Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) in partnership with the Accredited Swine Breeders Association of the Philippines (ASBAP). Sixteen (16) gene marker protocols associated to high litter size, fast growth rate and meat qualities as well as …

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