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Improved health, welfare and viability in young pigs: how to encourage piglets to use their nest

Heidbuechel, Katharina (2022) Improved health, welfare and viability in young pigs: how to encourage piglets to use their nest. POWER-Factsheet, no. 2.2. 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 piglet nest design and management to reduce piglet mortality and health problems. Additionally, it presents the results of the Core Organic Cofund project POWER on a piglet nest’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: European Union > CORE Organic Cofund > POWER
Germany > Federal Research Institute for Rural Areas, Forestry and Fisheries - VTI > Institute of Organic Farming - OEL
Horizon Europe or H2020 Grant Agreement Number:727495
Deposited By: Krähenbühl, Serina
ID Code:43620
Deposited On:15 Feb 2022 08:49
Last Modified:20 Jul 2022 11:48
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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