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Combined pasture and housing systems in Sweden: multi-suckling pens with access to pasture in the summer

Bark, Linnea; Wahlund, Lotten and Salomon, Eva (2022) Combined pasture and housing systems in Sweden: multi-suckling pens with access to pasture in the summer. POWER-Factsheet, no. 3.9. Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL, CH-Frick.

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Summary

On this best practice farm in Sweden, starting on day 10 after farrowing, organic lactating sows and their piglets are kept in group-suckling pens with outdoor access. 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
Sweden > RISE Research Institutes of Sweden
Horizon Europe or H2020 Grant Agreement Number:727495
Deposited By: Krähenbühl, Serina
ID Code:43635
Deposited On:15 Feb 2022 08:27
Last Modified:20 Jul 2022 11:37
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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