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Optimising pig welfare in breeding and gestation

Code: 9781801460248
Paul H. Hemsworth, University of Melbourne, Australia

Chapter synopsis: This chapter considers factors affecting the welfare of pigs during breeding and gestation and provides recommendations on optimising their welfare in commercial conditions. The chapter concludes with a summary of the main findings and a discussion of future opportunities to safeguard pig welfare.

DOI: 10.19103/AS.2020.0081.03
Table of contents 1 Introduction 2 Breeding and gestation of gilts and sows 3 Animal management 4 Conclusion and future trends 5 Where to look for further information 6 References

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