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Improved concrete outdoor runs in housing systems for growing-finishing pigs: benefits of roughage as nutritive enrichment

Wimmler, Cäcillia; Knoll, Maximilian; Andersen, Heidi Mai-Lis; Dinesen Jensen, Line and Leeb, Christine (2022) Improved concrete outdoor runs in housing systems for growing-finishing pigs: benefits of roughage as nutritive enrichment. POWER-Factsheet, no. 1.2. Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL, CH-Frick.

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Summary

This factsheet provides an overview of the benefits of roughage for organic pigs. Additionally, it presents the results of the Core Organic Cofund project POWER on roughage provision’s relevance for animal welfare and its environmental impact.


EPrint Type:Report
Keywords:Pigs, animal welfare, housing, POWER
Agrovoc keywords:
Language
Value
URI
English
pigs -> swine
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_7555
English
animal welfare
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_443
English
housing
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_3678
Subjects: Animal husbandry > Health and welfare
Animal husbandry > Production systems > Pigs
Research affiliation: Denmark > AU - Aarhus University
European Union > CORE Organic Cofund > POWER
Austria > Univ. BOKU Wien
Germany > FiBL Germany - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture
H2020 or FP7 Grant Agreement Number:727495
Deposited By: Krähenbühl, Serina
ID Code:43614
Deposited On:15 Feb 2022 09:02
Last Modified:20 Jul 2022 12:00
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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