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THE GENERAL PROGRAM OF THE IFASA 2020 CONGRESS

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August 24, 2021, (Tuesday)
09.30-10.00
Congress opening ceremony
Main topic: SARS-CoV-2 impact on fur farming
10.00-11.30
Session I : SARS-CoV-2 impact on fur farming
Moderator: Steen H. Møller
Plenary lecture: Anne Sofie Hammer “How the SARS-CoV-2 situation developed in Danish mink”


Oral presentations (10.30 – 11.30):
10.30-10.45
Henning Otte Hansen: Danish mink industry: Closure 2020-2021, p.75
10.45-11.00
Jenni Virtanen: Survival of SARS-CoV-2 on Clothing Materials, p.89
11.00-11.15
Kirsi Aaltonen: SARS-CoV-2 vaccine development for mink, p.90
11.15-11.30
Tarja Sironen: SARS-CoV-2 - a true One Health challenge, p.91
11.30-11.45
Break
11.45-13.00
Session II part 1: Behavior and welfare
Moderator: Tadeusz Kaleta

Oral presentations (11.45 – 13.00):
11.45-12.00
Britt I. F. Henriksen et al.: What is the best feeding strategy to adjust female minks’ body condition without compromising the welfare during the winter season?, p.95
12.00-12.15
Jens Malmkvist et al.: Early cross-fostering - dealing with the challenge of large litters in farm mink, p.98
12.15-12.30
Tarja Koistinen et al.: The farmers’ view to the fur chewing in farmed blue foxes (Vulpes lagopus), p.101
12.30-12.45
Jaakko Mononen et al.: A description of the WelFur Finnraccoon on-farm welfare assessment protocol score calculation system and its development, p.108
12.45-13.00
Steen Henrik Møller et al.: Weaning age and procedures in WelFur-Mink in relation to litter size, p.117
13.00-13.45
Break
13.45-15.00
Session II part 2: Behavior and welfare
Moderator: Jens Malmkvist

Oral presentations (13.45 – 15.00):
13.45-14.00
Jussi Peura: First two years of body mass index (BMI) in Finnish blue fox certification: a case report, p.121
14.00-14.15
María Díez-León et al.: Cage size effect on American mink welfare, p.124
14.15-14.30
Eeva Ojala et al.: The effects of concealment screens and enrichments on behavioural test performance of blue foxes (Vulpes lagopus), p.127
14.30-14.45
Tarja Koistinen et al.: The structure of the WelFur Finnraccoon on-farm welfare assessment protocol, p.133
14.45-15.00
Jaakko Mononen et al.: Blue fox vixens with a proactive coping style have a slightly increased tendency for fur chewing,p.136
15.00-15.15
Break
15.15-16.00
Poster Session
 
All posters will be available for viewing online during the congress.
During the posters session the attendees can meet the authors in the dedicated poster rooms, discuss & ask the questions. 

Behaviour & Welfare: 3
  1. Marian Brzozowski et al.: Evaluation of human impact on the behavior of the farmed chinchilla, p.139
  2. Veli-Matti Tuure et al.: Fox Farmers in Focus, p.143
  3. Jens Malmkvist: Running wheel activity in mink with different forms of abnormal behaviour, p.146
Breeding, Genetics & Reproduction: 7
  1. Olga Szeleszczuk et al.: Polymorphism of milk proteins in the silver fox (Vulpes vulpes) and the finraccoon (Nyctereutes procyonoides) – preliminary research, p.193
  2. Duy Ngoc Do et al.: Estimation of genetic parameters of growth curve parameters in mink, p.197
  3. Anna Grzesiakowska et al.: Skeletons morphometrics of the farmed types of blue fox (Alopex lagopus); preliminary study, p.200
  4. Knud Christensen et al.: DNA specific repeats in mink and some related species, p.203
  5. Stanisław Łapiński et al.: Effects of supplementation with tyrosine and phenylalanine on the colour type and behaviour of chinchillas, p.205
  6. Guoyu Hu et al.: Genetic and phenotypic parameters for Aleutian disease tests and their correlations with reproduction and fur quality traits in American mink, p.206
  7. Marta Kuchta-Gładysz et al.: Identification of chromosome instability in interspecific hybrids (Alopex lagopus x Vulpes vulpes, p.209
Health & Disease: 3
  1. Pauliina Isohanni: Autumn diarrhea project at Fin FurLab, p.253
  2. Maciej Klockiewicz et al.: Pathomorphological pattern of farm mink kidneys – preliminary study, p.254
  3. Maciej Klockiewicz et al.: Preliminary report on parasitological investigations in wild American mink (Neovison vison) from Narwiański National Park (Poland), p.256
16.00-16.45
IFASA membership meeting
August 25, 2021, (Wednesday)
09.30-10.30
Session III part 1: Breeding, Genetics & Reproduction
Moderator: Andrzej Jakubczak

Oral presentations (9.30 – 10.30)
09.30-09.45
Andrey Manakhov et al.: Identification of molecular genetic factors linked to phenotypic diversity fur colours in American mink (Neovison vison) by whole genome sequencing analysis, p.153
09.45-10.00
Bruce D. Murphy: The Contribution of Molecular Biology to Improving Mink Fertility, p.157
10.00-10.15
Rita Kempe et al.: Early selection of leg conformation in Finnish blue fox (Vulpes lagopus), p.166
10.15-10.30
Sonja Gerke: WebSampo, a breeding program for Finnish fur farmers,p.171
10.30-10.45
Break
10.45-11.45
Session III part 2: Breeding, Genetics & Reproduction
Moderator: Jussi Peura

Oral presentations (10.45 – 11.45)
10.45-11.00
Haihua Zhang: Epidermal growth factor promotes proliferation of mink's dermal papilla cells via Notch signaling pathway,p.176
11.00-11.15
Younes Miar: Enhancing production and Aleutian disease resilience in mink through advanced genomics, p.177
11.15-11.30
Arnost Cepica et al.: Genes enhancing resistance to Aleutian mink disease,p.180
11.30-11.45
Zongyue Liu: Effect of FSH β and NCOA1 gene polymorphisms and expression on pink eyed white mink reproductive traits, p.192
11.45-12.00
Break
12.00-13.00
Session IV: Environmental impact of fur farms
Moderator: Jussi Peura

Oral presentations (12.00 – 13.00)
12.00-12.15
Henning Otte Hansen: Changes and megatrends in global fur business, p.213
12.15-12.30
Minna Sarvi et al.: Pyrolysis of fur animal manure into fertilizer product, p.221
12.30-12.45
Steen Henrik Møller: Calculation of and development in nutrient content of mink waste in Denmark since 1999, p.224
12.45-13.00
Henning Otte Hansen: Estimation of the amount of fur skins on the European consumer market – closing the knowledge gap for fur environmental footprint calculation,p.228
13.00-13.45
Break
13.45-14.30
Session V: Health & Disease
Moderator: Maciej Klockiewicz

Oral presentations (13.45 – 14.30)
13.45-14.00
Karin Mundbjerg et al.: Preliminary results of an investigation of familial occurrence of urolithiasis and cystitis in farm mink (Neovison vison), p.239
14.00-14.15
Jenni Virtanen et al.: Study on mink tolerant to Aleutian mink disease virus, p.242
14.15-14.30
Anna - Maria Moisander-Jylhä et al.: Characterization of true enteric pathogens as tool to reduce antimicrobial use in fur animals, p.246
14:30-15.00
Congress closing ceremony


XIIth International Scientific Congress In Fur Animal Production – the project financed as part of contract 540 / P-DUN / 2019 with resources provided by Ministry of Science and Higher Education for the promotion of scientific activity.
 



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