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Organic pig farmers and researchers working in eight European countries on animal Health, welfare and Nutrition to reduce environmental impact

Leeb, C. (2013) Organic pig farmers and researchers working in eight European countries on animal Health, welfare and Nutrition to reduce environmental impact. CORE Organic newsletter, October 2013, pp. 4-5.

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The project “ProPIG” analyses the relationship between animal health, welfare and environmental impacts on 75 organic pig farms and the effect of farming systems on those. After development of on-farm assessment protocols a prospective cohort study is carried out across three housing system (outdoor, partly outdoor, indoor with concrete outside run) in eight European countries with the aim to improve the situation.


EPrint Type:Newspaper or magazine article
Subjects: Animal husbandry > Health and welfare
Research affiliation: European Union > CORE Organic II > ProPIG
Deposited By: Hansen, Grethe
ID Code:28247
Deposited On:18 Feb 2015 12:08
Last Modified:18 Feb 2015 12:08
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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