Scheiden van dieren = Weaning of animals

I.D.E. van Dixhoorn, M. van Dierendonck, F. van Eerdenburg, L. van Leengoed, F.R. Leenstra, N. Schoemakers, C. Vinke

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Separation of young animals from their parent(s) can cause welfare problems, if it occurs too early or in a wrong way. In this report we propose criteria for separation of young animals to prevent such problems and indicate for which species the current practice is a risk to cause welfare problems.
Original languageDutch
Place of PublicationLelystad
PublisherWageningen UR Livestock Research
Number of pages64
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Publication series

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


  • pets
  • livestock
  • young animals
  • parent child relationships
  • separation
  • animal welfare

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