Swine

Harmful Social Behaviours in Pigs - Is Environmental Enrichment the Solution?

Author
Moss, Catherine
Published
2006
vein Essay ID
3191
Essay Description
Animal Welfare essay. Discusses environmental enrichment as a way of reducing harmful social behaviours in pigs.
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Animal Welfare essay. Discusses environmental enrichment as a way of reducing harmful social behaviours in pigs.

The influence of environmental enrichment upon the welfare of intensively housed weaner, grower and finisher pigs.

Author
Docwra, Belinda
Published
2001
vein Essay ID
3085
Essay Description
Looks at the ways in which environmental enrichment has the potential to significantly improve the welfare of intensively housed weaner, grower and finisher pigs.
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Looks at the ways in which environmental enrichment has the potential to significantly improve the welfare of intensively housed weaner, grower and finisher pigs.

The Welfare Benefits of Loose-farrowing Systems

Author
Poyzer, Liisa
Published
2008
vein Essay ID
3011
Essay Description
Examines the loose farrowing system as a way of providing improved welfare in pigs. This system allows more space so pigs can express normal behaviour, while still not compromising production.
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Examines the loose farrowing system as a way of providing improved welfare in pigs. This system allows more space so pigs can express normal behaviour, while still not compromising production.