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Allan P Schinckel

Animal Sciences 

  • Professor of Animal Sciences
LILY Room 3-231
915 W. State St.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2054

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 - course website
ANSC 51300 - Design of Animal Breeding Programs
ANSC 69500 - Modeling of the Compositional Growth and Nutritional Requirements of Pigs

Extension Program

News Releases

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

Genomics Research Promises to Make Hogs Less Piggy - Purdue News, February 2001


Wastell, M., Wastell, C., & Schinckel, 0. Method of feeding different diets to different groups of pigs. U.S. Patent No. 8443762. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.