Holinger, Mirjam; Edwards, Sandra; Illmann, Gudrun; Leeb, Christine; Melišová, Michala; Prunier, Armelle; Rudolph, Gwendolyn and Früh, Barbara (2015) Improving health and welfare of pigs - A handbook for organic pig farmers. 2015 edition. Handbook. Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL), CH-Frick, CH-Frick.
The handbook summarizes the expertise of farmers, consultants, scientists and technical literature for maintaining the health of pigs. The recommendations are intended to support farmers and consultants in the development of an optimal pig husbandry. By means of simple checklists, the manual lists possible causes and behavioural disorders for the major problem areas, and suggests measures for their correction.
|Keywords:||handbook, organic, pig, farmers, Fertility Problems, Housing, Feeding, Management, Treatment, Fertility, Sows, Boars, Diarrhoea, Piglets, Weaners, Finishers, Respiratory Problems, Injuries, Skin lesions, Tail lesions, Lameness, Vulva lesions, Swellings, Welfare Problems, Piglet mortality, MMA, parasites|
|Subjects:||Animal husbandry > Health and welfare|
|Research affiliation:|| European Union > CORE Organic II > ProPIG|
Austria > FiBL Austria
Austria > Univ. BOKU Wien > Sustainable Agr. Systems - NUWI
European Union > CORE Organic II
|Deposited By:||Weidmann, Gilles|
|Deposited On:||08 Jul 2015 13:54|
|Last Modified:||08 Jul 2015 14:00|
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