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Promoting neonatal piglet survival in organic pig production through improved management and housing

Aagaard-Schild, Sarah-Lina (2015) Promoting neonatal piglet survival in organic pig production through improved management and housing. Keynote presentation at: Internal Workshop, Skarrildhus, Denmark, 12-13 March 2015. [Completed]

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Summary

Planned for next year
So far the plan is: To provide access to a shaded/cooled hut
Alternatives:
Reducing cold stress of piglets during winter
E.g. using different quantities (use during winter approx. 40 kg per hut) or lengths of straw
Providing access to shaded wallow
Providing birth supervision/assistance
Obstetric aid, drying of piglets
Nursing sows


EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Keynote presentation
Keywords:VIPiglet, neonatal piglet survival, organic pig production
Subjects: Animal husbandry > Production systems
Animal husbandry > Health and welfare
Animal husbandry > Production systems > Pigs
Research affiliation: Denmark > Organic RDD 2 > VIPiglets
Deposited By: Hallenberg, Jette
ID Code:28967
Deposited On:25 Jun 2015 12:43
Last Modified:04 Aug 2015 05:47
Document Language:English
Status:Unpublished
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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