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Allan P Schinckel

Animal Sciences 

  • Professor of Animal Sciences
CRTN Room 3038
270 South Russell street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2041

 General Information

Area of Expertise: Breeding and Genetics, Swine

Area of Extension: Modeling of piglet growth, nutritional requirements and variation; swine genetic improvement programs; swine production

Education: B.S., Iowa State University; M.S. and Ph.D., University of Nebraska

Research Program

Conduct research in the areas of genetic selection programs, selection objectives, lean growth modeling, pork quality, repartitioning agents, and methods to predict carcass composition and value.

Collaborator on numerous swine research projects, including production systems, environmental effects on pig growth, food safety, growth promotants, and biological markers of disease and stress.


ANSC 44300 - Swine Management - 
ANSC 51300 - Design of Animal Breeding Programs
ANSC 69500 - Modeling of the Compositional Growth and Nutritional Requirements of Pigs

Extension Program

News Releases

Overheated pigs may get the cooldown they need with Purdue technology, February, 2018

Webinar addresses water quality issues for livestock - Purdue News, October 2015

Purdue webinar to provide latest PEDv information - Purdue News, April 2015

Career night to provide information on pork industry careers - Purdue News, September 2013

Career night to introduce pork industry to students, public - Purdue News, September 2012

Career night to provide information on pork industry careers - Purdue News, September 2011

Department of Animal Sciences, 270 S Russell Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907 USA, (765) 494-4808

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