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Improved health, welfare and viability in young pigs: designing an organic farrowing pen

Heidbuechel, Katharina; Baldinger, Lisa and Vermeer, Herman (2022) Improved health, welfare and viability in young pigs: designing an organic farrowing pen. POWER-Factsheet, no. 2.1. 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 evaluates farrowing pen design to reduce piglet mortality and health problems. Additionally, it presents the results of the Core Organic Cofund project POWER on a farrowing pen design’s relevance for animal welfare and its environmental impact.


EPrint Type:Report
Keywords:pigs, housing, animal welfare, 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
Germany > Federal Research Institute for Rural Areas, Forestry and Fisheries - VTI > Institute of Organic Farming - OEL
Netherlands > Wageningen University & Research (WUR)
Horizon Europe or H2020 Grant Agreement Number:727495
Deposited By: Krähenbühl, Serina
ID Code:43619
Deposited On:15 Feb 2022 08:53
Last Modified:20 Jul 2022 11:48
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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