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Global control of boar taint - Part 3: Immunological castration

In the first two articles of this series the impact of surgical castration on production efficiency, along with the pressing welfare issue, has been discussed. Experts support a 'sooner rather than later' scenario for the introduction of alternatives where immunological castration is said to be most promising.

This article can also be found in Pig Progress magazine Volume 22 number 5. To view the article on-line click on the pdf link below.

Pig Progress, volume 23, no.6 2007

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