Castration under anaesthesia and/or analgesia in commercial pig production

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Abstract

Influence of anaesthesia/analgesia during castration of piglets on welfare during and after castration, as well as on labour and costs. In addition, a pilot study was carried out to study the possibilities of the use of carbon dioxide as an anaesthetic
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLelystad
PublisherAnimal Sciences Group
Number of pages82
Publication statusPublished - 2007

Publication series

NameReport / Wageningen UR, Animal Sciences Group
PublisherAnimal Sciences Group
No.85
ISSN (Print)1570-8616

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Keywords

  • castration
  • anaesthesia
  • pig farming
  • analgesics
  • animal welfare
  • pigs
  • costs
  • labour
  • carbon dioxide

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Kluivers, M., Hopster, H., & Spoolder, H. A. M. (2007). Castration under anaesthesia and/or analgesia in commercial pig production. (Report / Wageningen UR, Animal Sciences Group; No. 85). Lelystad: Animal Sciences Group.