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Preliminary experiences on organic farrowing pen size

Vermeer, Herman (2021) Preliminary experiences on organic farrowing pen size. In: Free Farrowing / Workshop Proceedings, OpenAgrar Repository.

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Summary

Preliminary results of a comparison of organic farrowing pens of 8m2 and 24m2 showed nest building behaviour and lower piglet mortality in the larger pens.


EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Poster
Keywords:pigs;organic;farrowing;behavior;mortality
Agrovoc keywords:
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English
organic agriculture
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_15911
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farrowing pens
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_2812
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animal housing
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_432
English
animal behaviour
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_8811
English
UNSPECIFIED
UNSPECIFIED
Subjects: Animal husbandry > Health and welfare
Research affiliation: European Union > CORE Organic Cofund > POWER
Deposited By: Vermeer, Herman M.
ID Code:43492
Deposited On:07 Feb 2022 13:47
Last Modified:07 Feb 2022 13:47
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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