Edgar García Manzanilla

Edgar García Manzanilla
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TEAGASC. Ireland

Pig Development Department, Animal and Grassland Research and Innovation Centre, TEAGASC, The Irish Food and Agriculture Authority, Ireland



  • 2000 Veterinary Medicine - Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (UAB)
  • 2005 PhD - UAB
  • 2009 Master in Preventive Veterinary Medicine, University of California - Davis
  • 2010 Dip. European College of Porcine Health Management (ECPHM)


Professional experience:

  • 2005-2006 Technical Director of the Monogastric Animals Nutrition Service (UAB)
  • 2006-2009 Researcher at University of California - Davis
  • 2010-2014 Researcher at UAB
  • 2014 to present Researcher at the Pig Development Department, Teagasc


His main interest:

  • Nutrition of monogastric animals and its relationship with immunity and gut health
  • Epidemiology and Population medicine
  • Antimicrobial use


Updated CV 05-Aug-2016


Effects of birth weight, parity and litter size on pig performance, health and welfare

09-Dec-2016 (2 years 11 months 4 days ago)

The animals that were retained several times throughout the flow originated from sows with lower average parity. They had a much lower carcass weight (around 10kg) and a higher average score for lameness, pleurisy and enzootic pneumonia lesions.

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