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Improved health, welfare and viability in young pigs: breeding for improved piglet survival

Canario, Laurianne (2022) Improved health, welfare and viability in young pigs: breeding for improved piglet survival. POWER-Factsheet, no. 2.3. 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 evaluates the selection of sows with high potential for piglet survival to reduce piglet mortality and health problems. Additionally, it presents the results of the Core Organic Cofund project POWER on breeding’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
France > INRAe - Institut national de recherche pour l’agriculture, l’alimentation et l’environnement
Horizon Europe or H2020 Grant Agreement Number:727495
Deposited By: Krähenbühl, Serina
ID Code:43621
Deposited On:15 Feb 2022 08:48
Last Modified:20 Jul 2022 11:40
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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