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Castration remains controversial

The surgical castration of piglets to prevent boar-taint is a contentious welfare issue. Research into immunocastration as an alternative technique shows promise but will this be thwarted by consumer concerns?

 

 

This article can also be found in Pig Progress Volume 19 number 7. To view the article online simply click on the link below.

Pig Progress, volume 23, no.6 2007

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