Verlenging van de zoogperiode in de biologische varkenshouderij ten behoeve van de gezondheid en het welzijn van de biggen

H.M. Vermeer, G.P. Binnendijk

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Abstract

Grouping 5 organic farrowing sows and piglets from 3 to 9 weeks after birth resulted in similar health and daily gain as in individual farrowing pens with a weaning age of 6 weeks. The treatments did not result in a systematic lactational estrus.
Original languageDutch
Place of PublicationLelystad
PublisherWageningen UR Livestock Research
Number of pages21
Publication statusPublished - 2012

Publication series

NameRapport / Wageningen UR Livestock Research
PublisherWageningen UR Livestock Research
No.650
ISSN (Print)1570-8616

Keywords

  • pig farming
  • piglets
  • animal welfare
  • animal health
  • organic farming
  • suckling
  • group housing
  • farrowing pens
  • sows
  • pigs
  • animal production

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Vermeer, H. M., & Binnendijk, G. P. (2012). Verlenging van de zoogperiode in de biologische varkenshouderij ten behoeve van de gezondheid en het welzijn van de biggen. (Rapport / Wageningen UR Livestock Research; No. 650). Lelystad: Wageningen UR Livestock Research.