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Group housing for sows

Welfare issues concerning pig housing are becoming prominent in North America. The US and Canada are rapidly moving away from the use of gestation crates for sows - following similar developments in the European Union six years ago. In this series, Pig Progress takes a closer look, into the alternatives and into the sows' needs.

Keywords: sows, group housing, USA, Smithfield, Murphy-Brown

Source: Pig Progress magazine. Issue 23.6
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Pig Progress, volume 23, no.6 2007

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