Swine

Which comes first: preventing boar taint or improvement in pig welfare through the abolition 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.

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.

Welfare-enhancing stockmanship and feeding systems for group-housed gestating sows

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

Improving Piglet Welfare in Intensive Commercial Systems by Ameliorating the Stress of Weaning

Author
Baird, Clare
Published
2007
vein Essay ID
2857
Essay Description
Animal Welfare Essay: Improving Piglet Welfare in Intensive Commercial Systems by Ameliorating the Stress of Weaning
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Animal Welfare Essay: Improving Piglet Welfare in Intensive Commercial Systems by Ameliorating the Stress of Weaning

Short and long term consequences of age and group size in weaning on social development and interactions in pigs

Author
Nguyen, Toni
Published
2005
vein Essay ID
2693
Essay Description
Animal welfare essay. Short and long term consequences of age and group size in weaning on social development and interactions in pigs
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Animal welfare essay. Short and long term consequences of age and group size in weaning on social development and interactions in pigs

Minimising aggressive behaviour between pigs confined in intensive production systems

Author
Debney, Sally-Anne
Published
2005
vein Essay ID
2641
Essay Description
Animal welfare essay. Minimising aggressive behaviour between pigs confined in intensive production systems. RSPCA Australia Pig Welfare Science Prize 2005.
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Animal welfare essay. Minimising aggressive behaviour between pigs confined in intensive production systems. RSPCA Australia Pig Welfare Science Prize 2005.