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Record number 391097
Title Economische gevolgen van meer leefoppervlakte voor vleesvarkens
Author(s) Hoste, R.
Source Den Haag : LEI Wageningen UR (Rapport / LEI : Onderzoeksveld Sector & ondernemerschap ) - ISBN 9789086154050 - 31
Department(s) LEI MARKT & K - Ketenprestaties
Publication type Research report
Publication year 2010
Keyword(s) varkenshouderij - varkens - huisvesting, dieren - agrarische bedrijfsvoering - varkensstallen - dierenwelzijn - economische aspecten - pig farming - pigs - animal housing - farm management - pig housing - animal welfare - economic aspects
Categories Pigs / Farm Management
Abstract Industry has plans for the development of an intermediate pork segment, whereby the fattening pigs will be housed on a surface area of 1.0 m2 per animal. This study analysed the economic consequences of this bigger living area. The production costs will rise by around 2 euro-cents per kg slaughter weight in a newbuild situation and 5 to 8 euro-cents per kg if the new area requirements are met by keeping fewer animals in an existing barn
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