Swine

Improving Pig Welfare by Decreasing Social Hierarchy Stress

Discusses possible measures to reduce the stress that social heirarchy establishment induces in pigs.

Author: 
Anderson, Megan
Published: 
2009
vein Essay ID: 
3134
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Discusses possible measures to reduce the stress that social heirarchy establishment induces in pigs.
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Reducing the Incidence of Tail-biting in Weaned Pigs

Looks at the improvements that can be made to pig housing to help reduce the incidence of tail-biting.

Author: 
Smith, Karen
Published: 
2009
vein Essay ID: 
3127
Essay Description: 
Looks at the improvements that can be made to pig housing to help reduce the incidence of tail-biting. RSPCA Australia Pig Welfare Science Prize 2009
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Environmental Enrichment for Pigs in Intensive Housing Systems

Examines the effect that intensive housing has on teh welfare of pigs.

Author: 
Hsiung, Angela
Published: 
2009
vein Essay ID: 
3123
Essay Description: 
Examines the effect that intensive housing has on teh welfare of pigs.
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Individual stalls versus group-housing and the welfare implications for pigs

Identifies current areas of contention in the welfare needs of sows in intensive housing situations.

Author: 
Grogan, Laura
Published: 
2004
vein Essay ID: 
3097
Essay Description: 
Identifies current areas of contention in the welfare needs of sows in intensive housing situations.
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The Effects of Outdoor Housing and a High Fibre Diet on the Welfare of Intensively Produced Pigs

Discusses the effects of housing conditions and roughage in teh diet for farmed pigs.

Author: 
Connelly, Claire
Published: 
2002
vein Essay ID: 
3079
Essay Description: 
Discusses the effects of housing conditions and roughage in teh diet for farmed pigs.
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Environmental enrichment in the commercial pig industry

Examines the ways in which different housing systems impact on animal welfare of pigs.

Author: 
Dean, Anna
Published: 
2001
vein Essay ID: 
3084
Essay Description: 
Examines the ways in which different housing systems impact on animal welfare of pigs.
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The influence of environmental enrichment upon the welfare of intensively housed weaner, grower and finisher pigs.

Looks at the ways in which environmental enrichment has the potential to significantly improve 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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Advances in Environmental Enrichment for the Welfare of Grower Pigs

Looks at ways of improving the welfare of intensively managed pigs by providing environmental enrichment.

Author: 
Donald, Angus
Published: 
2008
vein Essay ID: 
3047
Essay Description: 
Looks at ways of improving the welfare of intensively managed pigs by providing environmental enrichment.
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Welfare-enhancing stockmanship and feeding systems for group-housed gestating sows

Animal Welfare Essay: Investigates how improvements to group housing practices in piggeries can reduce aggressive behaviour and improve reproductive performance

Author: 
Baker, Lawrence
Published: 
2007
vein Essay ID: 
2865
Essay Description: 
Animal Welfare Essay: Investigates how improvements to group housing practices in piggeries can reduce aggressive behaviour and improve reproductive performance
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Which comes first: preventing boar taint or improvement in pig welfare through the abolition of castration?

Animal Welfare Essay: Looks at ways of reducing boar taint (the odour present in meat of non-castrated pigs) with a view to phasing out the practie of castration.

Author: 
Fleischer, Stephen
Published: 
2007
vein Essay ID: 
2866
Essay Description: 
Animal Welfare Essay: Looks at ways of reducing boar taint (the odour present in meat of non-castrated pigs) with a view to phasing out the practie of castration.
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