Maatregelen die het ongewenst gedrag van beren verminderen = Reducing male finishing pig behaviour by management measures

H.M. Vermeer, N.C.P.M.M. Dirx-Kuijken, H.W.J. Houwers, C.M.C. van der Peet-Schwering

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Abstract

To reduce sexual behaviour and aggression in non-castrated male pigs measures were compared. Extra feeders and an obstacle in the pen reduced skin lesions and lameness.
Original languageDutch
Place of PublicationLelystad
PublisherWageningen UR Livestock Research
Number of pages20
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Publication series

NameRapport / Wageningen UR Livestock Research
PublisherWageningen UR Livestock Research
No.466

Keywords

  • pig farming
  • boars
  • castration
  • animal behaviour
  • aggressive behaviour
  • animal welfare
  • animal production
  • pigs
  • animal health

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Vermeer, H. M., Dirx-Kuijken, N. C. P. M. M., Houwers, H. W. J., & van der Peet-Schwering, C. M. C. (2011). Maatregelen die het ongewenst gedrag van beren verminderen = Reducing male finishing pig behaviour by management measures. (Rapport / Wageningen UR Livestock Research; No. 466). Lelystad: Wageningen UR Livestock Research.