EU-welfare legislation on pigs

M.F. Mul, I. Vermeij, V.A. Hindle, H.A.M. Spoolder

Research output: Book/ReportReportProfessional


An inventory was performed of 1) the present situation regarding the implementation of Directive 2008/120/EC and 2) national government funded research related to the Directive. Floor design and Group housing of sows are the main themes for both the additional demands to the EU legislation and the national government funded research concerning the minimum standards for the protection of pigs.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLelystad
PublisherWageningen UR Livestock Research
Number of pages34
Publication statusPublished - 2010

Publication series

NameReport / Wageningen UR Livestock Research
PublisherWageningen UR Livestock Research
ISSN (Print)1570-8616


  • animal welfare
  • pig farming
  • pigs
  • cap
  • european union


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