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Preliminary experiences on organic farrowing pen size

Vermeer, Herman M. (2021) Preliminary experiences on organic farrowing pen size. Poster at: FFL21 (Freedom in Farrowing and Lactation), Wageningen, August 2021.

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Summary

Background
● Newborn piglet mortality in organic herds is often higher than in conventional herds. The legal minimum of 7.5m² indoor pen surface is considered a real minimum and separation of functional areas is better with 8m² or more.
● In cooperation with organic pig farmers we started a comparison of standard and large farrowing pens


EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Poster
Keywords:Organic pigs
Agrovoc keywords:
Language
Value
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English
organic husbandry
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_36807
Subjects: Animal husbandry > Health and welfare
Research affiliation: European Union > CORE Organic Cofund > POWER
Deposited By: Nielsen, Department Anne Sofie
ID Code:43533
Deposited On:07 Feb 2022 14:10
Last Modified:07 Feb 2022 14:10
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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