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Organic Pig Production in Europe - Health Management in Common Organic Pig Farming

Früh, Barbara; Bochicchio, Davide; Dippel, Sabine; Edwards, Sandra; Gunnarsson, Stefan; Leeb, Christine; Lindgren, Kristina; Mejer, Helena and Prunier, Armelle (2011) Organic Pig Production in Europe - Health Management in Common Organic Pig Farming. FiBL-Technical Guide. Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL), CH-Frick.

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Organic farmers in Europe have developed different housing systems for pigs based on the availability of land, soil characteristics, climate, tradition and national organic certification schemes. This guide gives an overview of the typical housing systems used for pigs in organic farming. It lists advantages and disadvantages of the different systems and provides relevant recommendations to farmers for health managment.

EPrint Type:Book
Keywords:organic pig production, housing systems, health management, Bildung und Beratung, Bioschweinehaltung, Nichtwiederkäuer
Subjects: Animal husbandry > Health and welfare
Animal husbandry > Production systems > Pigs
Research affiliation: European Union > CORE Organic > COREPIG
Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Advisory Service
Related Links:https://www.fibl-shop.org/english/shop/show.php?sprache=EN&art=1549
Deposited By: Früh, Barbara
ID Code:19166
Deposited On:19 Aug 2011 11:15
Last Modified:30 Aug 2011 09:44
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed
Additional Publishing Information:Author: Barbara Früh (FiBL)
Review and contribution: Davide Bochicchio (CRA), Sabine Dippel (FLI), Sandra Edwards (NCL), Stefan Gunnarsson (SLU), Christine Leeb (BOKU), Kristina Lindgren (JTI), Helena Mejer (LIFE), Armelle Prunier (INRA)
Editor: Jacqueline Forster, Gilles Weidmann (FiBL)
Layout: Claudia Kirchgraber (FiBL)

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