Review on heat stress in pigs on farm

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Abstract

This review aims to support welfare inspectors in the field of climate control on pig farms, in particular at high temperatures. Heat stress in all pig categories will be described, but with the focus on lactating sows and finishing pigs. The review is concluded with practical advices to prevent heat stress in pigs, beneficial for animal welfare, performance and working conditions.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages15
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2023

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