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Record number 539131
Title Boars with balls
Author(s) Backus, Ge
Source Boars with balls, Wageningen World nr. 2, p. 22-25, 2018-06-01, Hans Wolkers,
Department(s) LEI Consumer and Chain
Publication type Media appearance
Publication year 2018
Keyword(s) animal welfare - animal production - pigs - animal behaviour - animal ethics - animal health - castration
Categories Animal Health and Welfare
About Until recently, pig farmers used to castrate all male piglets as a way of preventing boar taint. that was not pleasant for the animals or the farmers. Researchers at wageningen UR have found alternatives.
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