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Combined pasture and housing systems in Switzerland: evening outings for increased welfare

Eppenstein, Rennie; Jenni, Anna and Moakes, Simon (2022) Combined pasture and housing systems in Switzerland: evening outings for increased welfare. POWER-Factsheet, no. 3.4. Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL, CH-Frick.

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Summary

On this best practice farm in Switzerland organic pregnant and young sows have access to pasture in the evening whenever the weather conditions are favorable. This publication presents pasture management and costs as well as the Core Organic Cofund project POWER’s assessment of productivity, animal welfare and environmental impact of this farm.


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
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: 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
Horizon Europe or H2020 Grant Agreement Number:727495
Deposited By: Krähenbühl, Serina
ID Code:43630
Deposited On:15 Feb 2022 08:36
Last Modified:15 Feb 2022 08:36
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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