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Improved health, welfare and viability in young pigs: extended lactation to improve pig health and growth

Kongsted, Anne Grete (2022) Improved health, welfare and viability in young pigs: extended lactation to improve pig health and growth. POWER-Factsheet, no. 2.6. Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL, CH-Frick.

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Summary

This factsheet evaluates a prolonged lactation to improve the robustness and growth and reduce piglet mortality and health problems. Additionally, it presents the results of the Core Organic Cofund project POWER on an extended lactation’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
housing
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_3678
English
animal welfare
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_443
Subjects: Animal husbandry > Health and welfare
Animal husbandry > Production systems > Pigs
Research affiliation: Denmark > AU - Aarhus University
European Union > CORE Organic Cofund > POWER
Horizon Europe or H2020 Grant Agreement Number:727495
Deposited By: Krähenbühl, Serina
ID Code:43625
Deposited On:15 Feb 2022 08:43
Last Modified:20 Jul 2022 11:50
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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