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Feeding pigs: effect of silage

Holinger, Mirjam and Früh, Barbara (2019) Feeding pigs: effect of silage. Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL, CH-Frick .

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Summary

Giving fattening pigs access to roughages such as grass silage is a cheap and effective way to improve pig health. Roughages also help to satisfy the pigs' need for exploration and rooting behaviour.


EPrint Type:Video
Keywords:animal husbandry, feeding, silage, swine, rations, animal health
Agrovoc keywords:
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Value
URI
English
pigs -> swine
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_7555
Subjects: Animal husbandry > Feeding and growth
Animal husbandry > Production systems > Pigs
Research affiliation: Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Animal > Animal welfare & housing
Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Advisory Service
Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Animal > Pigs
Deposited By: Früh, Barbara
ID Code:37772
Deposited On:19 Mar 2020 15:07
Last Modified:28 Jul 2021 14:00
Document Language:English
Status:Published

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