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Improved concrete outdoor runs in housing systems for growing-finishing pigs: automatic manure scrapers

Bark, Linnea and Salomon, Eva (2022) Improved concrete outdoor runs in housing systems for growing-finishing pigs: automatic manure scrapers. POWER-Factsheet, no. 1.5. Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL, CH-Frick.

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Summary

This factsheet provides knowledge-based strategies for the installation of automatic manure scrapers in concrete outdoor runs for organic pigs. Additionally, it presents the results of the Core Organic Cofund project POWER on automatic manure scrapers’ relevance for animal welfare and their 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: European Union > CORE Organic Cofund > POWER
Sweden > RISE Research Institutes of Sweden
H2020 or FP7 Grant Agreement Number:727495
Deposited By: Krähenbühl, Serina
ID Code:43617
Deposited On:15 Feb 2022 08:57
Last Modified:20 Jul 2022 11:36
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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