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Allan P Schinckel

Animal Sciences 

  • Professor of Animal Sciences
765.494.4836
765.494.9346
LILY Room 3-231
915 W. State St.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2054

Area of Expertise: Breeding and Genetics, Swine

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.

Teaching

ANSC 44300 - Swine Management - course website
ANSC 51300 - Design of Animal Breeding Programs

Extension Program
 

News Releases

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

Patents

Wastell, M., Wastell, C., & Schinckel, A. P. (2013). Method of feeding different diets to different groups of pigs. U.S. Patent No. 8443762. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Selected Publications

Gay, K. D., Widmar, N. J., Nennich, T. D., Schinckel, A. P., & Schutz, M. M. (2014). Development of a Lifetime Merit-Based Selection Index for US Dairy Grazing Systems.. Journal of Dairy Science, 97, 4568-4578.

Cutshaw, R. L., Schinckel, A. P., Schutz, M. M., Fix, J. S., Brubaker, M., & Einstein, M. E. (2014). Relationships among Sow Productivity Traits within Purebred and Crossbred Litters. Livestock Science, 170, 193-202. Retrieved from http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1871141314005009

Cutshaw, R. L., Schinckel, A. P., Schutz, M. M., Fix, J. S., Brubaker, M., & Einstein, M. E. (2014). Sources of Variation in Purebred Pig Growth, Live Ultrasound Backfat, and Loin Muscle Area. The Professional Animal Scientist, 30, 534-542.

Schinckel, A. P., Einstein, M. E., Ajuwon, K. M., & Adeola, O. L. (2013). Characterization of Whole Body Compositional Growth of Ducks during Twenty-nine Days Post-Hatch Period. Canadian Journal of Animal Science, 93, 113-122.

Muir, W. M., Bijma, P., & Schinckel, A. P. (2013). Multilevel selection with kin and non-kin groups, experimental results with Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica). Evolution, 67(6), 1598-1606.

Ameida, V. V., Nunez, A. J. C., Andrade, C., Schinckel, A. P., Balieiro, J. C. C., Sbardella, M., & Miyada, V. S. (2013). Time-response relationship of ractopamine feeding on growth performance, plasma urea nitrogen concentration, and carcass traits of finishing pigs.. Journal of Animal Science, 91, 811-819.

Zhou, B., Yang, X. J., Zhao, R. Q., Huang, R. H., Wang, S. T., Yin, C. P., . . . Schinckel, A. P. (2013). Effects of tail docking and teeth clipping on the physiological responses, wounds, behavior, growth, and backfat depth of pigs.. Journal of Animal Science, 91, 4908-4916.

Cutshaw, R., Zhou, B., & Schinckel, A. P. (2013). Evaluation of the Impact of Updating the Stages Maternal Line Index and Evaluation of Alternative Maternal Line Indexes.. Proceedings National Swine Registry Genetic Advisory Meeting, 11.

Schinckel, A. P., Cutshaw, R., & Zhou, B. (2013). Evaluation of the Impact of Updating the Stages Terminal Sire Line Index and Evaluation of Alternative Economic Values for Carcass Leanness.. Proceedings National Swine Registry Genetic Advisory Meeting, 3.

Lawlor, M. R., Craig, B. A., Schinckel, A. P., Einstein, M. E., JUngst, S., Matthews, J. O., . . . Boyd, R. D. (2013). Development of a procedure to reproduce the variance and relationships amongst carcass measurements and the weight of primal and subprimal lean cuts.. Professional Animal Scientist, 29, 83-88.