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Ethical Problems and Breeding Goals: Pigs

Edwards, Sandra (2011) Ethical Problems and Breeding Goals: Pigs. Paper at: First LowInputBreeds Symposium on Ethical Consideration in Livestock Breeding, Wagningen, The Netherlands, March 15 and 16, 2011. [Completed]

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Summary

Ethical problems in pig production systems arise when the rights of different stakeholders conflict.
These rights can be summarised in the ethical principles of wellbeing, autonomy and justice. The stakeholders who should be considered are the animal itself, the farmer, the consumer (and wider society) and, more generally, the natural environment.


EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Keywords:Low Input Breeding, ethical problems, pig production, breedings goals
Subjects: Animal husbandry > Breeding and genetics
Animal husbandry > Production systems > Pigs
Research affiliation: European Union > LowInputBreeds > SP 5.2 Ethical impact assessment
European Union > LowInputBreeds > SP 3: Pigs
International Conferences > 2011: 1st LowInputBreeds Symposium
Related Links:http://www.lowinputbreeds.org/symposium-2011.html, http://www.lowinputbreeds.org/subprojects.html
Deposited By: Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau, FiBL
ID Code:18711
Deposited On:01 May 2011 12:03
Last Modified:01 May 2011 12:03
Document Language:English
Status:Unpublished
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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