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Improved health, welfare and viability in young pigs: oral iron supply in neonatal piglets to avoid anaemia

Merlot, Elodie (2022) Improved health, welfare and viability in young pigs: oral iron supply in neonatal piglets to avoid anaemia. POWER-Factsheet, no. 2.4. 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 strategies of iron supplementation to avoid anaemia and reduce piglet mortality and health problems. Additionally, it presents the results of the Core Organic Cofund project POWER on iron supplementation’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: European Union > CORE Organic Cofund > POWER
Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Animal > Animal welfare & housing
Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Animal > Pigs
France > INRAe - Institut national de recherche pour l’agriculture, l’alimentation et l’environnement
H2020 or FP7 Grant Agreement Number:727495
Deposited By: Krähenbühl, Serina
ID Code:43622
Deposited On:15 Feb 2022 08:46
Last Modified:15 Feb 2022 08:46
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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