Effect of slatted and solid floors and permeability of floors in pig houses on environment, animal welfare and health and food safety: a review of literature

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Abstract

An integrated approach can improve understanding of floor performance. Not only gap width or percentage of slatted floor is important, but a minimum percentage of permeability of the total floor area appears to be decisive
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLelystad
PublisherAnimal Sciences Group
Number of pages19
Publication statusPublished - 2009

Publication series

NameRapport / Animal Sciences Group
PublisherAnimal Sciences Group
No.186
ISSN (Print)1570-8616

Keywords

  • pig farming
  • pigs
  • animal housing
  • floors
  • permeable floors

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