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Combined pasture and housing systems in Germany: year-round outdoor housing for pregnant sows

Heidbüchel, Katharina and Baldinger, Lisa (2022) Combined pasture and housing systems in Germany: year-round outdoor housing for pregnant sows. POWER-Factsheet, no. 3.5. 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 organic farm is a best practice example in Germany of the combination of indoor and outdoor housing throughout the breeding cycle. 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
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
Germany > Federal Research Institute for Rural Areas, Forestry and Fisheries - VTI > Institute of Organic Farming - OEL
H2020 or FP7 Grant Agreement Number:727495
Deposited By: Krähenbühl, Serina
ID Code:43631
Deposited On:15 Feb 2022 08:35
Last Modified:20 Jul 2022 11:47
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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