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Innovative farming in Switzerland: breeding Berkshire Pigs outdoors year-round

Eppenstein, Rennie and Jenni, Anna (2022) Innovative farming in Switzerland: breeding Berkshire Pigs outdoors year-round. POWER-Factsheet, no. 4.1. 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 innovative organic farm in Switzerland uses Berkshire breeding sows and boars and mobile outdoor huts to keep their pigs outdoors year-round. 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:43637
Deposited On:15 Feb 2022 08:25
Last Modified:15 Feb 2022 08:31
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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