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Improved concrete outdoor runs in housing systems for growing-finishing pigs roughage in a rack – how to do it?

Wimmler, Cäcillia; Andersen, Heidi Mai-Lis; Dinesen Jensen, Line; Leeb, Christine and Thomsen, Rikke (2022) Improved concrete outdoor runs in housing systems for growing-finishing pigs roughage in a rack – how to do it? POWER-Factsheet, no. 1.3. Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL, CH-Frick.

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Document available online at: https://projects.au.dk/coreorganiccofund/core-organic-cofund-projects/power/


Summary

This factsheet provides knowledge-based strategies on how roughage is best provided in concrete outdoor runs 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, Abacus, FiBL55314
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
Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Animal > Animal welfare & housing
Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Animal > Pigs
H2020 or FP7 Grant Agreement Number:727495
Deposited By: Krähenbühl, Serina
ID Code:43615
Deposited On:15 Feb 2022 09:00
Last Modified:15 Feb 2022 09:00
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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