Effect van exploratievoedering en hokbezetting op het welzijn van vleesvarkens = Effect of exploration feeding and space on welfare of growing finishing pigs

H.M. Vermeer, N.C.P.M.M. Dirx-Kuijken, J.H. Wisman, A.M. Bikker

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Abstract

To improve welfare of growing-finishing pigs the effect of exploration feeding and space allowance were tested and resulted in less skin.
Original languageDutch
Place of PublicationLelystad
PublisherWageningen UR Livestock Research
Number of pages18
Publication statusPublished - 2012

Publication series

NameRapport / Wageningen UR Livestock Research
PublisherWageningen UR Livestock Research
No.546
ISSN (Print)1570-8616

Keywords

  • animal welfare
  • pig farming
  • pigs
  • meat production
  • tail biting
  • pig feeding
  • feeding
  • dosage
  • stocking rate
  • animal behaviour
  • animal health

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Vermeer, H. M., Dirx-Kuijken, N. C. P. M. M., Wisman, J. H., & Bikker, A. M. (2012). Effect van exploratievoedering en hokbezetting op het welzijn van vleesvarkens = Effect of exploration feeding and space on welfare of growing finishing pigs. (Rapport / Wageningen UR Livestock Research; No. 546). Lelystad: Wageningen UR Livestock Research.