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As good as it sounds: understanding piggish

Based initially on the knowledge of animal keepers, a pioneer research in Brazil is starting to unravel some of the secrets of pig vocalisations. The study showed a complex interplay between nursing and vocalisations of piglets and sows, but found no relation between temperature and the level of animal noise at nurseries.

This article can also be found in Pig Progress magazine Volume 22 number 8. To view this article on-line simply click on the pdf link below.

Pig Progress, volume 23, no.6 2007

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