Juárez, Manuel, MVSc, MBA, PhD

Livestock Phenomics Scientist


Contact Information:

6000 C&E Trail
Lacombe, Alberta T4L 1W1
Telephone: 403-782-8118
Fax: 403-782-6120
Email: manuel.juarez@agr.gc.ca

Areas of Expertise:

  • Livestock Phenomics
  • Beef quality
  • Pork quality
  • Sheep and goat meat quality
  • Fatty acids

Current Projects:

  • Optimizing Canadian pork quality through integrated management strategies

Affiliations:

  • MERAGEM Research Group
  • Associate Editor, Canadian Journal of Animal Science (Meat science)

Research Publications:

The links below lead to abstracts with access to full text.

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

Other Science Related Publications:

2012

  • Juárez, M., Klassen, M.D., Larsen, I.L., and Aalhus, J.L. (2012). "Canadian Beef Tenderness Survey 2001-2011.", 58th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology (ICoMST), Hilton Montréal Bonaventure, Montréal, QC, Canada, August 12-17, 2012, pp. 4, QUALITYP-31.
  • Juárez, M., Larsen, I.L., Thacker, R., Costello, F., Burbidge-Boyd, C., Croken, G., and Aalhus, J.L. (2012). National Beef Quality Satisfaction Survey 2001-2011. Objective Tenderness. Final Report to CCA-Beef Science Council (BCRC). (Report)
  • López-Campos, Ó., Aalhus, J.L., Uttaro, B., Dugan, M.E.R, and Juárez, M. (2012). "Ten year trends in the Canadian Beef Quality and Lean Meat Yield Grades.", Canadian Meat Science Association (CMSA) and Canadian Meat Council (CMC) 2012 Annual Conference and Technical Symposium, Québec City, QC, Canada, May 29-June 1, 2012, pp. 9. (Abstract)
  • Mapiye, C., Dugan, M.E.R, Juárez, M., Basarab, J.A., Baron, V.S., Turner, T.D., Yang, X.Q., Aldai, N., and Aalhus, J.L. (2012). "Effect of vitamin E inclusion on trans-18:1 isomers in subcutaneous fat of steers fed a high-barley grain diet.", ADSA-AMPA-ASAS-CSAS-WSASAS 2012 Joint Annual Meeting, Hyatt Regency, Phoenix, AZ, USA, July 15-19, 2012.
  • Prieto, N., López-Campos, Ó., Juárez, M., Aalhus, J.L., Dugan, M.E.R, and Uttaro, B. (2012). "Potential of near infrared spectroscopy to estimate meat quality attributes from cattle fed sunflower or flaxseed.", 58th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology (ICoMST), Hilton Montréal Bonaventure, Montréal, QC, Canada, August 12-17, 2012, Paper 223.
  • Prieto, N., López-Campos, Ó., Juárez, M., Aalhus, J.L., Dugan, M.E.R, and Uttaro, B. (2012). "Using near infrared spectroscopy to estimate meat quality attributes from cattle fed sunflower or flaxseed.", Canadian Meat Science Association (CMSA) and Canadian Meat Council (CMC) 2012 Annual Conference and Technical Symposium, Québec City, QC, Canada, May 29-June 1, 2012, pp. 11. (Abstract)

2011

  • Aalhus, J.L., Gariépy, C., Basarab, J.A., Dugan, M.E.R, Fitzsimmons, C.J., Caine, W.R., Uttaro, B., and Juárez, M. (2011). "Optimizing Canadian pork quality through integrated management strategies.", 40th Banff Pork Seminar 2011, Banff Centre, Banff, AB, Canada, January 18-21, 2011.
  • Juárez, M., Dugan, M.E.R, Larsen, I.L., Gibson, L.L., and Aalhus, J.L. (2011). "Omega-3 pork: Meat quality challenges to a value added opportunity.", 41st Banff Pork Seminar, Banff Centre, Banff, AB, Canada, January 17-21, 2012, Advances in Pork Production Volume 23, Abstract No. 30.
  • López-Campos, Ó., Juárez, M., Larsen, I.L., Aalhus, J.L., Uttaro, B., Robertson, W.M., and Basarab, J.A. (2011). "Effect of production system and implant strategies on steer maturity and carcass characteristics.", Canadian Meat Science Association Annual Meeting, Halifax, NS, Canada, May 4-6, 2011, published in 2011 Annual Meeting Poster Session Abstracts, pp. 18. (Poster)
  • López-Campos, Ó., Robertson, W.M., Aalhus, J.L., Larsen, I.L., Baron, V.S., Juárez, M., Uttaro, B., Okine, E.K., and Basarab, J.A. (2011). "Effect of production system and implant strategies on steer performance and carcass traits.", Canadian Meat Science Association Annual Meeting, Halifax, NS, Canada, May 4-6, 2011, published in 2011 Annual Meeting Poster Session Abstracts, pp. 17. (Poster)
  • Nassu, R.T., Dugan, M.E.R, Juárez, M., Basarab, J.A., Baron, V.S., and Aalhus, J.L. (2011). "Beef quality of animals fed different levels of vitamin E.", 57th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology (ICoMST), Ghent, Belgium, August 7-12, 2011.
  • Nassu, R.T., Uttaro, B., Aalhus, J.L., Zawadski, S.M., Juárez, M., and Dugan, M.E.R (2011). "Effect of packaging in the colour of beef with different α-tocopherol levels.", 57th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology (ICoMST), Ghent, Belgium, August 7-12, 2011.
  • Peethambaran, K., Aalhus, J.L., Juárez, M., Larsen, D.P., Dugan, M.E.R, and Bruce, H.L. (2011). "The use of sugars in high omega-3 processed pork products.", 60th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society of Animal Science (CSAS), Atlantica Hotel, Halifax, NS, Canada, May 4-5, 2011.
  • Peethambaran, K., Aalhus, J.L., Juárez, M., Larsen, I.L., Dugan, M.E.R, and Bruce, H.L. (2011). "Effects of addition of sugars in pork meat rich in omega 3 fatty acids on oxidative stability.", 40th Banff Pork Seminar 2011, Banff Centre, Banff, AB, Canada, January 18-21, 2011, Advances in Pork Production Volume 22, Abstract No. 28.
  • Peethambaran, K., Aalhus, J.L., Juárez, M., Larsen, I.L., Dugan, M.E.R, and Bruce, H.L. (2011). "Improving the oxidative stability of omega-3 enriched pork.", 60th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society of Animal Science (CSAS), Atlantica Hotel, Halifax, NS, Canada, May 4-5, 2011.

2010

  • Dugan, M.E.R, Aalhus, J.L., Beaulieu, A.D., Patience, J.F., Zijlstra, R.T., Juárez, M., and Aldai, N. (2010). "The accumulation of total omega-3 fatty acids in muscle, primal and commercial cuts when feeding different levels of flax.", 39th Banff Pork Seminar: New Process, New Product, New Policy, Banff, AB, Canada, January 19-22, 2010. (Abstract)
  • Juárez, M. and Horcada, A. (2010). "Sheep meat production in Andalusia.", in Horcada, A. (ed.) - Meat production in Andalusia, Junta de Andalucía, Consejería de Agricultura y Pesca, Sevilla, Spain, pp. 297-316.
  • Juárez, M., Caine, W.R., Dugan, M.E.R, Hidiroglou, N., Larsen, I.L., Uttaro, B., and Aalhus, J.L. (2010). "Effects of dry-ageing on pork quality.", 56th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology (ICoMST), Jeju, South Korea, August 15-20, 2010.
  • Juárez, M., Dugan, M.E.R, Aalhus, J.L., Aldai, N., Basarab, J.A., Baron, V.S., and McAllister, T.A. (2010). "Effects of dietary flax and Vitamin E on beef intramuscular fat concentration of biohydrogenation products.", 56th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology (ICoMST), Jeju, South Korea, August 15-20, 2010.
  • Juárez, M., Dugan, M.E.R, Aalhus, J.L., Aldai, N., Basarab, J.A., Baron, V.S., and McAllister, T.A. (2010). "Effects of dietary flax and vitamin E on beef quality in feedlot cattle.", 90th Annual Conference of the Canadian Meat Council, Fairmont Empress Victoria Conference Centre, Victoria, BC, Canada, May 5-7, 2010. (Abstract)
  • Nassu, R.T., Dugan, M.E.R, Aalhus, J.L., Beaulieu, A.D., Patience, J.F., Zijlstra, R.T., Juárez, M., and Aldai, N. (2010). "Omega-3 fatty acids in pork products from animals fed different levels of flax.", 90th Annual Conference of the Canadian Meat Council, Fairmont Empress Victoria Conference Centre, Victoria, BC, Canada, May 5-7, 2010. (Abstract)
  • Nassu, R.T., Juárez, M., Dugan, M.E.R, Aldai, N., Aalhus, J.L., Patience, J.F., Zijlstra, R.T., and Beaulieu, A.D. (2010). "Sensory analysis and fatty acid composition of omega-3 enriched pork meat and ground patties.", 2010 Canadian Institute of Food Science & Technology (CIFST) and AAFC Conference, Fairmont Winnipeg Hotel, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, May 30-June 1, 2010. (Abstract)
  • Valera, M., Gómez, M.D., Alzaga, E., and Juárez, M. (2010). "Horse meat production in Andalusia.", in Horcada, A. (ed.) - Meat production in Andalusia, Junta de Andalucía, Consejería de Agricultura y Pesca, Sevilla, Spain, pp. 397-430.

2009

  • Aalhus, J.L., Juárez, M., Aldai, N., Uttaro, B., and Dugan, M.E.R (2009). "Meat preparation and eating quality.", 55th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology (ICoMST), Copenhagen, Denmark, August 9-13, 2009, pp. 1058-1063.
  • Horcada, A., Alcalde, M.J., Valera, M., Juárez, M., Polvillo, O., and Criado, N. (2009). "Interactive area for the development of activities linked to teaching Animal Products.", - University Innovation Experiences. Book 1, Instituto de Ciencias de la Educación, Vicerrectorado de Docencia, University of Seville, Spain, pp. 401-409.
  • Juárez, M., Caine, W.R., Aalhus, J.L., Dugan, M.E.R, Hidiroglou, N., and Uttaro, B. (2009). "Effects of dry-ageing on pork quality of vitamin E enhanced loins.", ADSA-CSAS-ASAS 2009 Joint Annual Meeting, Montréal Convention Center, Montréal, QC, Canada, July 12-16, 2009, Published in: Journal of Animal Science, 87(E-Suppl. 2), pp. 56 (#M172). (Abstract)
  • Juárez, M., Caine, W.R., Aalhus, J.L., Robertson, W.M., and Dugan, M.E.R (2009). "Enhancing pork loin quality attributes through genotype, chilling method and ageing time.", ADSA-CSAS-ASAS 2009 Joint Annual Meeting, Montréal Convention Center, Montréal, QC, Canada, July 12-16, 2009. (Abstract)