The risks associated with tail biting in pigs and possible means to reduce the need for tail docking considering the different housing and husbandry systems - Scientific Opinion of the Panel on Animal Health and Welfare

H.J. Blokhuis, T. Nunes Pina, M.B.M. Bracke, M. Sanaa, S.A. Edwards, M. Gunn, G.P. Martineau, M. Mendl, A. Prunier

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Abstract

The Panel on Animal Health and Welfare was asked to deliver a Scientific Opinion on the risks associated with tail biting in pigs and possible means to reduce the need for tail docking considering the different housing and husbandry systems
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationItaly
PublisherEFSA
Number of pages98
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 20 Dec 2007

Publication series

NameEFSA journal
No.611 annex

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tail docking
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Keywords

  • pigs
  • tail biting
  • animal housing
  • animal husbandry
  • risk
  • animal welfare

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Blokhuis, H.J. ; Nunes Pina, T. ; Bracke, M.B.M. ; Sanaa, M. ; Edwards, S.A. ; Gunn, M. ; Martineau, G.P. ; Mendl, M. ; Prunier, A. / The risks associated with tail biting in pigs and possible means to reduce the need for tail docking considering the different housing and husbandry systems - Scientific Opinion of the Panel on Animal Health and Welfare. Italy : EFSA, 2007. 98 p. (EFSA journal; 611 annex).
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The risks associated with tail biting in pigs and possible means to reduce the need for tail docking considering the different housing and husbandry systems - Scientific Opinion of the Panel on Animal Health and Welfare. / Blokhuis, H.J.; Nunes Pina, T.; Bracke, M.B.M.; Sanaa, M.; Edwards, S.A.; Gunn, M.; Martineau, G.P.; Mendl, M.; Prunier, A.

Italy : EFSA, 2007. 98 p. (EFSA journal; No. 611 annex).

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