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Record number 365536
Title Standardisation of resource-based parameters to assess the welfare status of pigs
Author(s) Bracke, M.B.M.; Spoolder, H.A.M.
Source Lelystad : Animal Sciences Group - 28
Department(s) LR - Backoffice
Livestock Research
Publication type Research report
Publication year 2006
Keyword(s) dierenwelzijn - varkens - varkenshouderij - varkensstallen - standaardisering - animal welfare - pigs - pig farming - pig housing - standardization
Categories Animal Health and Welfare / Pigs
Abstract This paper identified resources for pigs, i.e. environment-based factors affecting pig welfare. Lists of resources have been described for both on-farm rearing conditions and for 'transport and slaughter conditions'. On-farm parameters include general information, density, flooring/bedding, ventilation system and dust and other resources such as environmental enrichment, feeding and water system, social conditions and provisions for health care
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