Chantal Farmer

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Research scientist

Research scientist in swine lactation biology. Projects aim at increasing sow milk yield and stimulating mammary development in growing gilts and during the end of gestation.

Key publications

  1. Caron, A., Palin, M.F., Hovey, R.C., Cohen, J., Laforest, J.P., Farmer, C. (2020). Effects of sustained hyperprolactinemia in late gestation on mammary development of gilts, 72 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.domaniend.2019.106408

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  2. Beaulieu, D., Farmer, C., Brown, J., Lapointe, J. and Palin, M.F. Increasing sow milk yield and piglet growth via low-cost feeding and management strategies during gestation and/or lactation. In Swine Innovation Porc 2017-2018 Final Report. pp. 14-15.

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  3. Palin, M.F., Farmer, C., Duarte, C.R.A. (2017). Triennial lactation symposium/bolfa: Adipokines affect mammary growth and function in farm animals, 95(12), 5689-5700. http://dx.doi.org/10.2527/jas2017.1777

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  4. Farmer, C. and Palin, M.F. (2017) Being too thin in late pregnancy is not a good thing for mammary development. Canadian Hog Journal, Fall 2017, pp 48-49.

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  5. Palin, M.F., Duarte, C.R.A., Comi, M. and Farmer, C. (2017) Prolactin, prolactin receptor and adiponutrin mRNA Abundances in mammary extraparenchymal tissue of gilts are affected by body condition. ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting & Trade Show, July 8-12, Baltimore, MD, USA Journal of Animal Science Vol. 95, Supplement 4, p. 171-172 doi:10.2527/asasann.2017.347. (Invited speaker).

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  6. Palin, M.F., Farmer, C., Duarte, C.R.A. (2017) Adipokines affect mammary growth and function in farm animals. Triennal Lactation Symposium and Biology of Lactation of Farm Animals. BOLFA Symposium: The Biology of Lactation - From Genes to Cells to Milk Baltimore, MD, USA, July 8th. (Invited Speaker).

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  7. Farmer, C., Comi, M., Vignola, M., Charagu, P., Duarte, C.R.A. and Palin, M.F. (2016) Differences in body condition of gilts that are maintained from mating to the end of gestation affect their mammary development. Journal of Animal Science Vol. 94, E-Suppl. 5/Journal of Dairy Science Vol. 99, E-Suppl. 1. p. 405. (Abstract 859). doi: 10.2527/jam2016-0859

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  8. Farmer, C. (2016). "Altering prolactin concentrations in sows.", Domestic Animal Endocrinology, 56(Supplement), pp. 155-164. doi : 10.1016/j.domaniend.2015.11.005

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  9. Devillers, N., Giraud, D., Farmer, C. (2016). Neonatal piglets are able to differentiate more productive from less productive teats, 174 24-31. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.applanim.2015.11.018

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  10. Farmer, C. and Hurley, W.L. (2015). "Mammary development.", in Farmer, C. (ed.) - The gestating and lactating sow, Wageningen Academic Publishers, The Netherlands, Chapter 4, pp. 73-94.

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  11. Quesnel, H., Gondret, F., Merlot, E., and Farmer, C. (2015). "Influences maternelles sur la consommation de colostrum et la survie néonatale du porcelet.", INRA Productions Animales, 28(4), pp. 295-304.

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  12. Farmer, C., Palin, M.-F., and Vignola, M. (2015). "Body condition of gilts at the end of gestation affects their mammary development.", Journal of Animal Science, 93(Suppl s3), pp. 218. (Abstract)

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  13. Farmer, C. (2015). "Altering prolactin concentrations in sows.", 8th ICFAE meeting, Billund, Denmark, DCA Report No. 064, Aarhus University, pp. 30. (Abstract)

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  14. Farmer, C., Palin, M.-F., and Vignola, M. (2015). "Body condition of gilts at the end of gestation affects their mammary development.", ADSA-ASAS 2015 JAM (Joint Annual Meeting), Orlando, Florida, USA, July 12-16, 2-15, Invited Conference, pp. 101. (Abstract)

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  15. Farmer, C., Trottier, N.L., and Dourmad, J.Y. (2015). "Mammary blood flow and nutrient uptake.", in Farmer, C. (ed.) - The gestating and lactating sow, Wageningen Academic Publishers, The Netherlands, Chapter 14, pp. 319-334.

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  16. Quesnel, H., Farmer, C., and Theil, P.K. (2015). "Colostrum and milk production.", in Farmer, C. (ed.) - The gestating and lactating sow, Wageningen Academic Publishers, The Netherlands, Chapter 8, pp. 173-192.

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  17. Loisel, F., Farmer, C., van Hees, H., Quesnel, H. (2015). Relative prolactin-to-progesterone concentrations around farrowing influence colostrum yield in primiparous sows, 53 35-41. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.domaniend.2015.04.005

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  18. Perruchot, M.H., Lefaucheur, L., Louveau, I., Mobuchon, L., Palin, M.F., Farmer, C., Gondret, F. (2015). Delayed muscle development in small pig fetuses around birth cannot be rectified by maternal early feed restriction and subsequent overfeeding during gestation, 9(12), 1996-2005. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1751731115001202

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  19. Farmer, C., Palin, M.F., Lösel, D., Rehfeldt, C., Kalbe, C. (2015). Impact of diet deprivation and subsequent over-allowance of gestating sows on mammary gland and skeletal muscle development of their offspring at puberty, 175 113-120. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.livsci.2015.02.006

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  20. Farmer, C. (2014). "Milk production and mammary development.", Advances in Pork Production, University of Alberta.

    2014 - View publication details

Research facility

2000 College Street
Sherbrooke, QC J1M 1Z3
Canada

Language

English
French